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The Iterative Digest #103
Homeseek updated demo, Base Building Fest, updating your Stadia controller.
Hi everyone and welcome to a new week of The Iterative Digest! This week we discuss Homeseek’s updated demo and Steam’s Base Building Fest, new indies to check out, and a handy guide on how to get more life out of your Stadia controller.
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Riot Games states they have received a ransom demand after the source code for two of its games was stolen during a cyber attack. The studio is confident that no player data or player personal information was compromised.
Microsoft has subpoenaed PlayStation as it looks to build its defense against a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit. According to the court filing, Microsoft wants Sony to share information that it believes is relevant to its case.
CD Projekt Red has confirmed Cyberpunk 2077’s Phantom Liberty expansion to have the biggest budget ever allocated to one of its DLCs.
Nintendo is reportedly planning to increase Switch production to meet continued demand for the aging console. Strong consumer demand coupled with diminishing component shortages has encouraged this increase.
With the death knell of Stadia, Google has given its wireless controller a second chance at life with a manual process to update to a wireless controller. Instructions can be found over at The Verge.
Steam has kicked off its Base Builder Fest, which showcases a variety of games that feature base-building or construction mechanics in some form.
Homeseek is excited to announce its participation in the festival which will take place from January 23rd at 10am PST to January 30th. Experience new locations, stunning visual updates, and improved gameplay in the new updated demo! But that's not all! The Steam Base Builder Festival is a great opportunity to check out other fantastic base-building titles, so come join us in Discord to celebrate all things base building!
PC - Jan 24th
Begin your journey to become a mighty samurai mage! Mahokenshi blends adventure, strategy, and deckbuilding gameplay, allowing you to follow the way of the Mahoken. Explore the Celestial Islands, build your deck, battle challenging demons, and protect the land from the forces of corruption.
Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, PC, Luna - Jan 26th
OddBallers is a frantic local and online party game for up to 6 players. Use skill and brutally unfair tactics to screw over your friends in hilariously unpredictable tournaments where each round is a zany new type of dodgeball.
Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, PC - Jan 26th
Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life revisits the tranquil community of Forgotten Valley, where the protagonist fulfills their father and his friend Takakura’s dream of running a farm. As the seasons go by, they will find their lifelong partner, raise a child together, and watch them grow up.
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