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Gamescom – Elite Dangerous Wrap Up

Previously, we took a look at some of Frontier Development’s plans for their popular space sim, Elite Dangerous, and today we’ll continue checking out the announcements from Gamescom 2016. While Passenger Contracts and Fighter Deployment were undoubtedly the stars of the FD’s showing, update 2.2, Guardians, is also bringing with it a number of changes […]

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Gamescom – Elite Dangerous

Even though Gamescom was a little subdued this year, there was still a decent amount of exciting news to come from the annual game fair. If you’ve been a fan of Frontier Developments’ popular space sim then you’ll probably welcome this year’s announcements with open arms. From passenger liners to fighter deployment, FD’s feature list […]

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Catching Up With Star Citizen – Alpha 2.4

The last time I dove into Star Citizen was back when 2.0 and 2.1 were released. These updates introduced a ton of new content, features, and the beginnings of a somewhat persistent universe. Despite how problematic, technically, those updates were for some, the new content really started to show that Star Citizen’s lofty goals really […]

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Elite Dangerous: Engineers “Road To Beta”

As previously discussed, Frontier Developments is well underway into getting Elite Dangerous‘ next big expansion released to the public. After the initial announcement, FD wasted no time in releasing further information discussing some of the new content to come with Engineers. The 2.1 Engineers update, alongside the 1.6 global update, is reportedly one of the […]

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Elite Dangerous 2.1: Engineers

Elite Dangerous developer Frontier Games is poised to release its second major content update to Horizons, in the form of a Beta, as early as the first week of May. The core additions coming with Engineers consists of looting, crafting, and improvements to the way players can upgrade their ships and components. From the developer: The Engineers […]

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No Man’s Sky – Launch Preview

Star Citizen and Elite are house-hold names to those players who love hyperdriving into the depths of space during their gaming adventures, but this summer another possible contender will take to the Launchpad. No Man’s Sky (NMS), developed by Hello Games, is definitely no stranger to publicity and hype, but unlike the other two current […]

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Star Citizen Alpha 2.2

New Star Citizen update? New Star Citizen update. The newest Alpha Patch, 2.2, is now live and ready to be thoroughly tested. What’s new? Do you mean besides the horrible frame rate, random crashes, and awkward bugs? I’m kidding, I’m kidding… well, not really. While patch 2.1 seemed to be relatively stable, patch 2.2 is […]

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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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