Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord's closed beta is underway

(Image credit: Taleworlds) This week, Taleworlds started letting players into Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord for the long-awaited sandbox’s first closed beta. It’s a multiplayer beta, so players won’t be mucking around in the campaign; instead they’ll be skirmishing with each other and testing the game’s matchmaking and combat systems.  While the studio remains tight-lipped […]

Prison Architect gets its first update from the new devs

(Image credit: Paradox Interactive) When Paradox Interactive acquired sandbox jail sim Prison Architect from Introversion, the publisher said it was "eager to explore the development of potential new games", but Prison Architect is still getting attention, too. New developer Double Eleven released its first update, The Clink, today.  The Clink chucks a bunch of new […]

Dr Disrespect is back on Twitch

(Image credit: Future) Just two weeks after his channel was suspended for ill-advised shenanigans at E3, Guy Beahm—aka Dr Disrespect, the Mustache That Yells Like a Streamer—is back on Twitch. Dr Disrespect’s channel was darkened, and his E3 credentials revoked, after he livestreamed from a public washroom at the convention. Twitch’s terms of service doesn’t […]

Roadwarden's demo lets you test its cool attitude-driven conversation system

RPGs shouldn’t have to focus on combat, shouldn’t have to even feature it, and an upcoming example of the latter is intriguing text-based RPG Roadwarden. In it, you play as a sort of highway defender, protecting the roads from hostile creatures and the resurrected dead. It’s a fantasy world brought to life with environmental pixel […]