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Straight from the Devs

AAA or indie, big or small, OPNoobs is looking for quality games made by talented people. It’s not about marketing budget or Twitch numbers, we bring you updates straight from the developers of the games you’re playing. We provide an unfiltered voice from inside the gaming industry. Anything published in OPN’s Straight From The Devs series is just that, and we hope our readers feel that this narrows the gap between them and the industry they follow so closely.

Slitherine announces Order of Battle Kriegsmarine DLC

When Order of Battle moved to free-to-play just under a year ago, Slitherine and The Artistocrats officially started a move to offer wargames to its audience with the goal to attract new players to the challenges and complexities of deep turn-based strategy games. This undertaking sparked a new life for the franchise.

Reference Research for American Truck Simulator

Surprising discoveries: We're trying to discover even the smallest details about the new areas we're working on. We don't hesitate to go down the roads less traveled. Our researchers are digging hard, maybe too hard and too deep this time!?

Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days Set to Release May 18

After the reveal at GDC and PAX East last month, Lionsgate and Big Star Games today are announcing a May 18 launch date for Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days. Also released is a cinematic trailer that explains the game’s Time Rewind system and confirms the launch date for Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days, the top-down strategy action with the time back twist.

New Content for Nier: Automata Announced

Fans will soon have more to experience in the world of NieR: Automata with today’s announcement from SQUARE ENIX that a set of downloadable content is coming soon for Steam. The DLC set, titled “3C3C1D119440927”, will include three new colosseums to challenge, plus additional sub-quests.

MyWorld – Latest Version Out Now. Easter Weekend Discount.

MyWorld, the new and unique 3D RPG multiplayer sandbox world by The Game Creators, released its latest update today and announced a discount offer for the Easter weekend.

Project Highrise Las Vegas: Forget Sim City, this is Sin City.

Building management sim Project Highrise now has its very first expansion for PC & Mac, introducing casinos, nightclubs, hotels, VIPs and more to the much-loved game by Chicago outfit SomaSim. Welcome to the ostentatious but brilliant lands of Las Vegas.

New Dev Diary for Grey Box and Tequila Works’ ‘RiME’

Now available is the new developer diary for RiME, the puzzle adventure game from Grey Box, Six Foot and independent developer Tequila Works.

Sacred Fire - Character Customization Showcased

The upcoming psychological, narrative-driven RPG Sacred Fire showcased the extended level of character customization that will be made available in the game. Successfully funded via Kickstarter, this level of customization is part of the game’s stretch goal targets, of which the first was also surpassed recently.

The Extreme Global Sport of Rallycross Hurtles Into Project Cars

Rallycross, one of the world’s most thrilling and action-packed motorsports, will come fully-loaded to Project CARS 2 with an array of licensed cars and tracks in late 2017.

Funcom Kicks Off its First Sale for Conan Exiles

New players get to enjoy 24 updates worth of new content, new features, and improvements since Early Access launch in January.

Saber Interactive Announces 'NBA Playgrounds'

Developed by Saber Interactive, NBA Playgrounds is a new, high-flying, arcade-style basketball game. This classic 2-on-2 action experience will be available on the Windows PC (Steam) as a digital-only release in May 2017 for $19.99.

Yonder Chronicles: New Biome Trailer Vignettes

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles, an open-world adventure from a former Activision producer and Rocksteady developers now forming Prideful Sloth, launches for PC on July 18, 2017.

Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War III Announces Open Beta

Relic Entertainment and SEGA Europe Ltd. today announced the official Open Beta weekend for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III. The Open Beta will take place from 10AM PST Friday, April 21st until 10AM PST Monday, April 24th.

Runes: The Forgotten Path new “Rise and Shine” Teaser Trailer

Italian game developer StormbornStudio is very pleased to share the new “Rise and Shine” teaser trailer for their fantasy VR adventure game Runes: The Forgotten Path. The studio is also excited to announce that a Kickstarter campaign for the game will be launched on April 27, with further details to be revealed later this month.

Holy Potatoes! We're in Space?! Gets Free Demo

Holy Potatoes! We’re in Space?! is now free to play - up until the first galaxy, that is! Have you always been bugging your reluctant friend to buy and play Holy Potatoes! We’re in Space?! Well, now they have no excuse - they can have a taste of the potatoverse and try it for free!

Nomad Games Announces Fighting Fantasy Legends

Nomad Games will be combining their expertise in digital card games with interactive fiction this summer! The team are pleased to announce their newest license - Fighting Fantasy, in conjunction with legendary authors Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone.

Impact Winter Will Be Launched on May 23rd, 2017

The post-apocalyptic survival adventure is going to arrive on May 23rd , 2017 on PC Digital. This will give more time to pre-order the PC Digital version and get the exclusive soundtrack created by composer Mitch Murder.

Update #23 hits Conan Exiles: Siege Warfare begins!

Players need to craft the Trebuchet, place it, and then aim it by pushing it around. In-game physics come into play when figuring out how far you want to shoot: by adding and removing rocks as ballast you determine how far your projectile will go. You can arm your Trebuchet with huge boulders and even explosive Demon-fire jars that will create a fiery havoc wherever it comes crushing down.

Total War: Warhammer II Announced

SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced the next game in the best-selling Total War: WARHAMMER trilogy. Total War: WARHAMMER II will be the second release in an ongoing partnership between globally-acclaimed developer Creative Assembly™ and Games Workshop®, creators of the world-renowned Warhammer® Fantasy Battles tabletop wargame and miniatures.

War Thunder Now Features Modern Military!

Tankers of War Thunder can look forward to modern main battle tanks such as the renown M1A2 Abrams and T-14 Armata, while the game’s pilots will see supersonic jet aircraft like the F-22 Raptor and T-50 PAK FA, as well as a multitude of attack helicopters.

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