The Astroneer Lunar Update is here and it pays tribute to man’s first steps on the moon with a special limited-time event. What’s more, the game is also adding a few new things for intrepid players to build!In Astroneer, you’re plopped down onto an Earthlike planet with a terrain-deforming tool, a simple base, and not much else. From there, you must gather the resources needed to establish infrastructure and eventually head out to other worlds in the solar system! As you work your way through the game, you’ll encounter dangerous plants, environmental hazards, and a mystery buried deep below the world. The game has gotten a bit of a boost in content with the Astroneer Lunar Update. To start, a replica of the Apollo 11 lander will now appear on Desolo (the moon) for a limited time. Visiting the rover will score you a unique spacesuit, so don’t delay! That’s not all that’s being added in this patch, though. Players can now also build … [Read more...] about Astroneer Lunar Update Pays Tribute to the Apollo Missions
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A big part of E3 2019 was the sudden explosion of game subscription services. Once the territory of a few has become a battle royale as several publishers have now made their game catalogues available for one monthly fee. If you don’t mind losing access to games should you unsubscribe, any one of these services is a substantial value as all of them include access to dozens—if not hundreds—of games in addition to their various other features.But which one is most worth your time, and which offers the best library of games (not just in terms of size but also in terms of quality)?We feel like Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass currently is the best bang for your buck. For $10/month (there's a $1 promotion for E3), it's the cheapest of the subscriptions and still gives you an excellent library of games and new releases at no extra charge. More than that, Microsoft has been aggressive as hell these past two years, buying up indie studios and making good on its promises to better … [Read more...] about What PC game subscription service is best?
System Era Softworks’ Astroneer has released another update which brings new items and equipment for explorers according to a news post on the game’s Steam Community page. Astroneer is a game where players are plopped down on an alien planet with a tiny starting base and a powerful mining tool that can reshape the planet to your whims. You can collect resources and Artifacts to research in order to build a nice base that lets you produce quality materials for your adventures! Our preview praised the game’s mechanical systems, although it’s still building out content for the long haul. A little more fun has just been added to the game with the addition of Shredders, Exo Wrecks, and Harvestables! The first new item added in this Astroneer update is Exo Wrecks. Some of these pieces of equipment are still functional and can be used to get a new base off the ground, but not everything you’ll find will be in tip-top shape! That’s why the … [Read more...] about Shred Items For Scrap In The Astroneer 0.9 Update!
The Astroneer Rover Update is here and brings a brand-new vehicle to the game according to a blog post on the game’s official forums. Astroneer is an early access sandbox game developed and published by System Era Softworks. Players are plopped down onto a planet with a handful of basic supplies to get set up. From there, they can venture out into the world to gather resources, recover strange Artifacts for researching, create new buildings to expand their industrial capabilities, and eventually land on other worlds. Have a look at our preview of the game to see more about what it’s all about. This month’s update comes a few weeks later when compared to the schedule that System Era Softworks has been keeping so far. The previous update introduced redesigned Medium and Large Rovers to the game. The Astroneer Rover Update builds on that with the addition of a Small Rover, new driving controls, and new physics. A trailer for the update highlights some of the … [Read more...] about Burn Rubber In The Astroneer Rover Update