El Gordo Lotto Christmas Lottery is very special

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Have you ever played the lotto when the jackpot got really big? Maybe you’ve watched as the numbers went up and up and you weren’t quite sure when you would pick to start playing. Maybe you thought about playing when the jackpot got to $1 million or when it was at $100 million. But if … Read moreEl Gordo Lotto Christmas Lottery is very special

A tribute to Final Fantasy 7’s weird monsters

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One of the many reasons I love Final Fantasy VII is how weird it is, its enemies in particular. His weird bestiary is a rogue gallery of really weird killer monsters, robots, mutants, animals and bungalows. If you’re an RPG developer and you’re filling your game with wolves, bandits, and other generic fantasy enemies, take … Read moreA tribute to Final Fantasy 7’s weird monsters

Mod support is coming to games on the Microsoft Store

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Last month, when Wes tested the new Xbox app for PC, he found a much better interface, but an unfortunate inability to modify games downloaded from the Microsoft Store. Even though Microsoft said in an E3 Inside Xbox broadcast that mod would be supported, there did not appear to be any ability to modify (or … Read moreMod support is coming to games on the Microsoft Store

The new Stellaris expansion lets you do an Emperor Palpatine: ‘I AM the Senate’.

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Expanding Space 4x Stellaris’ newest expansion, Federations, allows you to form a galactic community. It is an organization that spans the entire galaxy, and everyone is a member whether they like it or not. (Except if you’re North Korean space, or an empire of machine exterminators or whatever.) Different voting blocs have different levels of … Read moreThe new Stellaris expansion lets you do an Emperor Palpatine: ‘I AM the Senate’.

The Fallout 76 player traps people in a murder maze full of fake doors and a Deathclaw

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“Beat the maze! Win prizes!” read the sign on a building called The Maze. Several Fallout 76 players have come across this player-made building and have encountered its creator and owner, Vault101manguy, who stands outside The Maze dressed in a bathrobe and top hat, gesturing toward the entry. If players enter, he bangs and locks … Read moreThe Fallout 76 player traps people in a murder maze full of fake doors and a Deathclaw

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are now in Smite, raising a lot of questions

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Smite is a third person action Moba about battles between gods and divine mythical figures. Anything that looks like a deity is likely to appear in the game. For example, Cthulhu, a being who as a Grand Elder is technically a bit shy of a proper deity, appeared on Smite this year. Titan Forge Games … Read moreTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are now in Smite, raising a lot of questions

Where to find all penguin memorabilia in Destiny 2 so far

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If you are looking for all Destiny 2 Penguin locations, you are in the right place. Well, sort of: Not all nine total collectibles are in the game right now, but it’s a start. Anyway, if you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in ticking off the ‘Gathering Eventide Colony’ triumph, which requires you to find … Read moreWhere to find all penguin memorabilia in Destiny 2 so far

18 years after launch, this Simpsons Hit & Run mod unites the entire world of the game

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The Simpsons: Hit & Run is one of those games that has led a delightful other life: when it was released in 2003 it was well received and sold well, but in the following years it has become something of a classic. Some consider it the best Simpsons game we’ve ever had (not that the … Read more18 years after launch, this Simpsons Hit & Run mod unites the entire world of the game

Doom Eternal’s new enemy, the Doom Hunter, revealed at QuakeCon

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Apparently this is the year of Doom (make your own topical joke here), and that means QuakeCon 2019 has a strong doom hunter flavor. We’ve already learned all about Doom Eternal’s multiplayer battle mode, which pits a player as an Assassin against two player-controlled demons. Doom Hunter Speaking of heck, here’s a new one, which … Read moreDoom Eternal’s new enemy, the Doom Hunter, revealed at QuakeCon