Paradox is having an enormous week. Not solely did they launch Imperator: Rome, we additionally bought information about two upcoming expansions for Surviving Mars and BattleTech respectively, plus the first-ever public peek at Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 footage.

You’ll discover these trailers under, plus a take a look at Overwatch‘s new script editor (together with a nifty top-down mode), a Sea of Thieves story mode, brutal particulars about Fortnite-induced crunch, Anthem delays, and Josh Sawyer reminiscing about Chris Avellone’s stint operating a Fallout themed tabletop marketing campaign.

This is gaming information for April 22 to 26.

Mortal fight

Street Fighter 5 is outwardly hoping to steal some thunder from Mortal Kombat 11, kicking off a two-week free trial that may run by way of May 5. You’ll have the ability to play with 20 characters throughout a wide range of modes, and the Arcade Edition can be 50 % off for the length.

Now, whether or not you really wish to play Street Fighter 5? That’s debatable. But if you happen to’ve been on the fence, that is your finest likelihood to offer it a strive, no dedication.


First up for Paradox’s Great Big Week of Trailers is Surviving Mars‘s lush Green Planet enlargement, which we now know will launch May 16. If you are interested in terraforming, there’s additionally a two-part characteristic breakdown to pore over.


Then there’s mech-murdering technique recreation BattleTech, which can get a brand new Urban Warfare enlargement on June 4. It’s fairly self-explanatory, although I’m psyched for the power to punch by way of total buildings on my solution to the target.

…And murders

Wrapping up the Paradox information, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 put out a short animated (that means: not in-game) cinematic about Thinbloods and their otherworldly capabilities this week. That alone won’t be definitely worth the information publish, however there is a short “sneak peek” of recreation footage on the finish, albeit solely 5 seconds or so, shrunk so it solely takes up an eighth of the display. It’s not a lot, however for these determined for a glimpse of the long-awaited sequel, try the video under.

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