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Star Traders: Frontiers

Star Traders: Frontiers review

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5 months ago

Feature: Be pilots, pirates and space truckers

The 20 best space games on PC

Everyone loves a good space game, but sometimes it can feel like there are more space games to play than there are stars in the sky. Fortunately, we're here to help with our list of all the best space games you can play on PC. Whether you're a budding space cruiser captain, a wannabe space conqueror or an intrepid space-faring explorer, there's a space game…

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6 months ago

Feature: Knights who say "ni.exe"

The Trese Brothers dish details on Cyber Knights: Flashpoint, their new cyberpunk RPG

It's no secret that I adore Star Traders: Frontiers, the space captain RPG. It was my favourite game of 2018 and one of the best of the decade, and still threatens to consume my weekends whenever I carelessly click on its icon.Its creators, the Trese Brothers (it's pronounced "Trese"), have just successfully funded their new game, Cyber Knights: Flashpoint on Kickstarter. They met their goal…

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The best RPGs to play on PC

The best RPGs have always found their home on PC, but it's a big genre and it can be difficult to know what you should play next. That's why we've put together this list.

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8 months ago

Feature: The definitive and objective list

The greatest PC games of the 2010s

It's been an eventful decade for PC games, and it would be hard for you to summarise everything that's happened in the medium across the past ten years. Hard for you, but a day's work for us. Below you'll find our picks for the 50 greatest games released on PC across the past decade.

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2 years ago

Feature: The other best games of the year

The best of Unknown Pleasures 2018

The end of the bizarre and troubling year 2018 is close, and with it comes a time of reflection. I hope you're enjoying the RPS Advent Calendar, but even that cannot hope to contain the bounty this year provided.When I joined Unknown Pleasures a year ago, I was a little fatigued with games. There were both too many to see and none that were grabbing…

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Star Traders: Frontiers review

Star Traders: Frontiers is a huge stellar sandbox with an evolving galaxy that moves forward with or without you. It’s liberating, not being on the hook for every little problem. As a free-wheeling captain, you can ingratiate yourself with the most important galactic players, becoming embroiled in the highest level of politics, or you can just enjoy the life of a scoundrel, smuggling and stealing…

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Star Traders: Frontiers warps out of early access today

Don't let the 'Traders' part of the title put you off - while space-adventure sandbox RPG Star Traders: Frontiers offers the opportunity to barter your way to glory, you can just as easily fight, scavenge, explore or even spy your way to fame and financial solvency. Much loved by Sin Vega when she poked around it in early access (especially for its portrayal of piracy),…

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Feature: Auspicious cargo

Star Traders: Frontiers is the best space game I’ve played in ages

Pirates! Can we outrun them? Damn! Well, would they accept a bribe? What? They won't even consider it? Okay, well, drop the cargo. No? Give them the ship and they'll let us live? Oh, they're not actually pirates, they're just mindless omnicidal monsters pretending to be pirates? Well... I guess I'll just reload an old save, then.That's how some games treat pirates. It's stupid, boring…

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