Payday 2 studio speaks up about microtransactions controversy

Earlier this month studio Overkill introduced microtransactions to Payday 2, despite stating back in 2013 that it didn't intend to do so. The update allowed users to purchase 'drills' with real money in order to unlock crates in-game. After a huge outcry from the community Overkill reneged, to an extent: while the drills can still be purchased, players can now acquire them without spending money through Card Loot Drop rewards. In a Reddit AMA overnight, representatives addressed the matte...
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Rocket League is getting mutators, including hockey

Rocket League is obviously meant to be a version of soccer played with rocket-powered battle cars, but it's always felt more like hockey to me. You've got the battles in the corners and along the boards, clearing, checking, and momentum to consider—and that's not lost on Psyonix, because soon the dev is going to add a puck. Rocket League is getting mutators, and it starts in November with stuff like a low gravity 'Moonball' mutator and the 'Cubic' mutator, which was apparently a favorite ...
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Homeworld Remastered Collection

Year: 2015 Developer: Relic/Gearbox Software One of the best singleplayer RTS campaigns ever, beautifully remastered by Gearbox. The sight of thousands of your ships streaking across the game’s vividly colourful space-scapes is majestic. Battles are tense and tactical, with many types of ship to command, including colossal battleships. The Remastered Collection looks great on modern PCs and comes with the original Homeworld and its sequel.
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Lunar Flight

Year: 2012 Developer: Shovsoft This modern take on classic arcade game Lunar Lander is a unique, challenging low-gravity flight simulator. It’s not as deep as some sims, but wrestling with its physics to deliver cargo and make landings on alien worlds is enjoyable. It’s also one of the best games to play with a VR headset, if you’re lucky enough to have one.
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Eve Online

Year: 20013 Developer: CCP Games Live another life—in space! There’s nothing else like EVE Online on PC, a massively multiplayer RPG where everything is controlled by players. It’s a living galaxy in which thousands of capsuleers fight, trade, mine, and explore together. Break away from the relative safety of your police-patrolled starting system and you’ll find a ruthless, cosmic Wild West, where piracy, espionage and scamming are rife. Whether you’re fighting in a mass...
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