You can paint anything in this art game, so I painted 100 pictures of trees

I’ve been applying my talents to Passpartout: The Starving Artist, a painting game where you create works of art and sell them to discerning customers. For the record, there should be quotation marks in the first sentence—big, heavy, sarcastic ones—around the words talents, painting, works of art, and discerning customers. To be completely accurate, I am drawing garbage and selling ...

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Deadly heat waves to become more common

Story highlights Researchers have developed a threshold at which heat waves turn deadly By 2100, 74% of global population will experience more than 20 days of “deadly heat” (CNN)Deadly heat waves are going to be a much bigger problem in the coming decades, becoming more frequent and occurring over a much greater portion of the planet because of climate change, ...

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Halo 6 won't be revealed or discussed any time soon

Since Microsoft started releasing its Xbox One exclusives for PC, there’s been renewed interest in the possibility of a Halo 6. Shooting aliens is fun after all, and even though Halo 5 got a level editor and multiplayer offering on PC in the form of Forge, it’s just not enough. We want a campaign, too. It’s inevitable that a full-blown ...

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Cladun Returns: This Is Sengoku! is out on Steam right now

Nippon Ichi Software, purveyors of whimsical-yet-often-complex Japanese RPGs, has just launched Cladun Returns: This is Sengoku! on Steam. The action RPG has a pleasant retro 8-bit aesthetic, which isn’t a particularly novel characteristic but, given that it comes via the publisher of the Disgaea series, I’m interested. “Set in Japan’s Sengoku Era, you wake up in the mysterious land of ...

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