Asteroid Launcher lets you simulate catastrophic collisions on a global scale
In brief: "Planet killer" asteroids are an over-abused science fiction trope inspiring films, books and other entertainment products. Asteroid Launcher is a new web tool that can give you a rough idea about the level of destruction giant space rocks can bring to our tiny, fragile blue marble of a planet.
Steam's first Simfest sale puts simulation games front and center
Month-long Mars colony simulation starts today in an isolated crater in Israel
10 Games to Chill Out and Lower Your Stress Levels
Video games can evoke a variety of emotions, whether it's fear, edginess or excitement. But sometimes we just want to chillax, so here are a few good game suggestions that are better suited to reduce your stress levels.
Nvidia's GTC 2021 keynote was largely CGI and nobody noticed [Updated]
Stray is a compelling cat simulator heading to PlayStation and PC in early 2022
Lawn Mowing Simulator is for those that take grass cutting seriously
PC Building Simulator comes to PS4, Xbox and Switch today
Plague Inc adds anti-vaxxers following community petition
PC Building Simulator exits Steam Early Access, adds Nvidia hardware
Madden NFL 18 simulation predicts the Patriots will win Super Bowl LII
Simulating AMD Ryzen 3 1200, 1300 Performance
Today we're taking a glimpse into the future to see how Ryzen 3 will perform when it's released next week. We did the same with Ryzen 5 and those results turned out to be 100% accurate. Ryzen 3 is very similar to the Ryzen 5 1400 with one key change, SMT support has been disabled. So let's find out.
Cities: Skylines Review: A modern take on the city building sim genre
There's a surprising amount of expectation for Colossal's attempt at fixing SimCity's mistakes. The good news first: If you play city-building games to, well, build cities, this is the best you can get. Never before have I felt like I could just walk up to an enormous tract of land, open up some tools and just... build whatever I wanted, however I wanted. Cities: Skylines is a gorgeous video game.
The Sims 4 Review: Now with emotions and multitasking ...and some missing features
The Sims 4 is a big game. But like any so-called life simulator, it only seems that way when you add up its countless tiny bits and pieces into one giant mosaic. Actually playing the game feels like you're both telling and watching a series of private, intimate stories. It is a beautiful new act in EA's popular franchise. Even with its controversial changes and missing features, I've never had this much fun playing with my Sims.
Prison Architect: A Must-See 2013 PC Game
Prison Architect is like 'SimPrison', if there ever was one, made by people who seem to be damn near fearless about making video games about uncomfortable topics. The game is from the indie studio Introversion, who have also made the saddest/best game about nuclear war.
Here's a brief interview with Introversion's own architects about their newest work. They served up some fascinating answers about the possibilities of a game about building and running a prison.
SimCity Review: Real or Simulated Disaster?
To many fans of the original city building simulation series, the idea of an online multiplayer game that required even solo players to be connected to the internet at all times seemed like a recipe for disaster.
Maxis' latest creation is easily the most compelling SimCity I've played since the 1989 original. It's also a disaster.