After some fits and starts, the playable demo for Heavy Rain
Epic Games Store
, offering the chance to sample the upcoming Windows edition
of Quantic Dream's 2010 action/adventure. Here's what to expect:
Demo version of Heavy Rain gives you access to the first act of the game.
Spanning four days of mystery and suspense, the hunt is on for a murderer known
only as “The Origami Killer” - named after his macabre calling card of leaving
behind folded paper shapes at crime scenes.
- The demo takes 45 minutes to complete.
- The demo will feature two full chapters from the
game, in which players will immerse themselves in the roles of Norman
Jayden, an FBI profiler brought in to help local law enforcement find and
capture the Origami Killer, and Scott Shelby, a private investigator hired
by families of past victims to bring their killer to justice.
- The demo, like the full game, features stunning
graphics in 4K resolution, 60 fps and Widescreen compatibility
In addition to the seven games that are free this weekend through the
Steam Spring Cleaning
there are three additional games you can play for nothing on Steam this weekend
). As we've grown
to expect, each game is also on sale in case you are inspired to play on past
this sample period in any of the following games:
Interstellar Transport Company
is now out of Early Access, and version 1.0 if
this Windows, macOS, and Linux management simulation is now available
. The full release is discussed in detail in
, which includes the full patch notes and offers various helpful
links, including this
to help get new players off on the right foot. Here's what to
expect from the game:
Continue here to read the full story
Build a galactic transportation empire! Help
colonize the galaxy and dominate the competition in single player and online
multiplayer. Use your business cunning to take your fledgling company from
humble beginnings on Earth and it's neighboring planets and moons to the far
reaches of the Galaxy. Buy ships, manage routes, research technologies, conduct
trade deals, build infrastructure, setup autonomous transportation networks,
colonize new worlds, invest in local industry; All set in a
scientifically-grounded procedurally generated galaxy. With challenging AI, and
Online Multiplayer, you will have a new experience every time you play!
has new version 19.5.2
Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition drivers for AMD graphics cards. As the
patch notes explain, these are the optimal drivers to use with Total War:
. Here's more on what these do and do not address:
- Total War™: Three Kingdoms
- AMD Radeon VII may experience screen flicker when
multiple displays are connected on desktop or while applications are
- Radeon WattMan may list the incorrect max
temperature for some graphics products.
- GPU Utilization in Radeon Performance Metrics
Overlay may sometimes show on unsupported products.
- HDR Video may freeze or have corruption during
playback when using Movies and TV Application with some Ryzen APUs.
- Radeon ReLive streaming and uploading of videos
and other content to Facebook™ is currently unavailable.
- ASUS TUF Gaming FX505 may experience discrete GPU
connection issues with devices disappearing from device manager when the
system is idle.
- World War Z™ may experience an application hang
after extended periods of play.
- Performance Metrics Overlay and Radeon WattMan
gauges may experience inaccurate fluctuating readings on AMD Radeon VII.
- ACER Swift 3 with AMD Ryzen Processor may
experience system instability when upgrading to Radeon Software Adrenalin
2019 Edition 19.5.2 using the Custom Clean Installation option.
now features the official release of Sail and Sacrifice
, a single-player
open-world pirate adventure for Windows. The game has sailed through Early
has word on what's changed for the launch, saying, "Among the
numerous changes include a major revamp to the prologue and naval combat system
and fixes for many sources of crashes and gameplay issues. We plan to continue
development of Sail and Sacrifice with weekly patches based on your feedback."
Grab your Jolly Roger and your parrot and read on for more details:
this single player open-world adventure game, you will be the captain of yer own
pirate fantasy! Explore 25 islands, sail the seas, amass a crew, and choose yer
allies in The Archipelago.
- Explore The Archipelago - See that giant
skull in the distance? The massive volcano? Tall towers overlooking the sea?
Anything the light touches is yers to discover. With 25 islands to explore,
Sail and Sacrifice offers over 25 hours of immersive gameplay. The tribal,
pirate, and Spanish architecture near the mountains and shorelines are
filled with civilization, wildlife, and opportunity.
- Captain a Ship - Expand yer crew, choose
yer First Mate, decide the share for each member, and have them follow ye
into battle. Gain respect by sinking ships and fencing enemies land and at
sea. Spend yer treasure on a variety of ships and weapon types to strike
- Choose yer Allies - The Kalinago natives
look to their three Gods for help against the rise of piracy under immortal
Captain Warden and the oppression of Spanish Prince Burgés who claims divine
right over the others. But there is more to this war than meets the eye.
Take sides as the dynamic story and its characters change around you.
- Live the Fantasy - Sail and Sacrifice
brings ye to the world of pirates, getting drunk on tavern rum, singing sea
shanties, and enjoying the witty conversations. All the while, discover
ancient temples built by the natives that contain powerful artifacts. Visit
the royal Spanish palace to admire their zoo animals, Renaissance paintings,
and fine wine.
a first look at Breaking Ground
, the upcoming groundbreaking expansion coming to
Kerbal Space Program
on Thursday. Here's a description of the clip:
Continue here to read the full story
and Private Division are proud to bring you a brand-new gameplay trailer for
Kerbal Space Program’s forthcoming new DLC, Breaking Ground.
The trailer plays host to several of Breaking Ground’s exciting fresh features,
including new robotic parts for more advanced creations, deployable scientific
tools to collect important data, strange surface features to explore, and
As I previously mentioned, this weekend will open Manstovia for the season,
though this sovereign grilling nation will be moving shortly. It will be at
least a double-header, as we're having guests tomorrow, but I think I'm also
going to cook up some chicken breasts tonight. Looks like the weather is
cooperating today, and I hope it's as nice by you. The forecast for tomorrow
wasn't looking so great for our plans, but it seems to be moving in the right
direction, so it's looking like we may not get the rain that was previously