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Elite Dangerous – Mending Fences?

Frontier Developments released Elite: Dangerous, their popular and ever growing space sim, at a very opportune time. At the end of 2014, hype for Star Citizen and the still enigmatic No Man’s Sky had a lot of gamers anxious to take to the stars and explore. Enter Elite: Dangerous, the next addition to the Elite series which had […]

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Off-Topic: XCOM 2

Here at SimHQ, as the name obviously implies, we cover sim gaming and sim related content. However, on occasion, I like to take a look at games that fall slightly outside the genre of simulation. While these off-topic looks usually don’t stray too far from the mold (usually soft-sim / strategy), I do enjoy my […]

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DayZ Forums Compromised By Hackers

If you’re a member of the DayZ forums, you probably want to jump on over there and change your password (especially if you use the same password elsewhere). Bohemia Interactive announced, on Reddit, that an information breach had occurred: “According to our investigation all usernames, emails and passwords from forums.dayzgame.com were accessed and downloaded by […]

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IL*2 And DCS Make Strong Moves In 2016

The past few days have seen a nice little burst of news on the flight sim front, with 1C and Eagle Dynamics each providing some new information regarding updates and the futures of their respective games. IL*2 Battle of Moscow A few days ago we took a look at 1C’s update 1.107, which continues the […]

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IL*2 Sturmovik: Battle of Moscow and Beyond

Developer 1C is hard at work preparing for the release of Battle of Moscow, the next addition in its IL*2 Sturmovik franchise. While BOM is due out sometime in the next couple months, 1C has its eyes set on more than just the immediate future: “Long term planning requires long discussion, so we’ll be able […]

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DayZ – Back To Chernarus In 2016

It’s been a number of weeks since I visited the troll zombie infested wasteland that is DayZ’s Chernarus, but given the buzz surrounding update 0.59, I decided to take another go at surviving the end of days. It’s easy to forget that DayZ (Standalone) has only been in development for a little over two years. […]

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Part One: Resisting Windows 10?

If so, my first question would be, “Are you a gamer?” Since you’re reading this site, I would assume so, and my reply would be “Resistance is futile.” Now that my one-on-one conversation is over, complete with pop-culture reference, you should probably just give up and go upgrade to Windows 10. Also, don’t think this […]

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