AFKer Patches keeps track of new updates being made available, be they patches, DLC, or anything else. In today’s update, P.A.M.E.L.A. adds a custodian bot, Pit People tackles Vibrant Villains, Hellion learns to lock things, Gloria Victis learns to fight, Detached uses its Eagle Eye, Trove goes Megalithic, Hidden Fortune receives Mystic Mastery, Thimbleweed Park adds the HintTron 3000™ hotline, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia plays the Fire Emblem Cipher trading card game,
PlayStation 4/Xbox One block-building adventure Trove‘s Megalithic update implements the Dino Tamer Class, a ranged ruffian with the ability to use darts, snares and summon dinosaurs to attack or mount. It also adds the Jurassic Jungle Biome, a new wilderness environment full of distinct enemies and deadly dungeons. Players will pick up new styles and recipes in the biome as well.
In addition, players may find a portal in the Hub leading to one of two types of minigames – Racing and Coin Collecting – which offer more options for players looking to complete Hourly Challenges. Players can also build custom minigame maps within their own Club Worlds and invite other players to try out their custom club maps and vie for high scores and bragging rights.
Steam Early Access game P.A.M.E.L.A.‘s first major update adds a major new crafting system that allows players to harvest materials from the city ruins and turn them into objects for base-building and enhancing particular items for combat and health. In addition, an integrated tutorial system has been added as well as a new NPC, the SEC-RT custodian bot. Additional story elements and new armor have been included as well as a raft of performance improvements.
Space survival title Hellion has added a significant amount of content in its latest update. A guided tutorial has been added to help newcomers get into the game, as has a new loot distribution system, ship and station customization that impacts naming and interior design, a security system that includes authorization, locking/unlocking protocols, and defense turrets, doomed outposts as world events, a female character, new items, and new weapons.
MMORPG Gloria Victis has received its “long-awaited” combat update. A significant amount of changes and improvements have made combat more in-depth while rewarding players for their own skills.
VR space game Detached has added Eagle Eye mode, which narrows the player’s field of view during forward movement, acceleration, and rotation. In addition the game has added the modified single player map Rendezvous and a Chinese localization.
Steam/Xbox One Early Access game Pit People has updated and received new story missions, two new multi-part city quests, and a new world map with fifteen new bonus missions.
The update for VR hidden object game Hidden Fortune allows players to utilize the Wand to its full potential. New Challenges have been added to all original quests. Each quest now features three tiers of difficulty to complete, all requiring different skillsets. The game’s newly-added Wizard shop offers new skins for Wands and Orbs, each inspired by mystical creatures such as dragons, unicorns, and even the evil Goat Wizard of Outcast Cove. With eight magical styles to collect, this update allows for users to customize their wand experience and unlock their magical prowess.
Thimbleweed Park has added the HintTron 3000™, an homage to the help hotlines of the olden days of gaming. Players can now dial 4468 (HINT) from any in-game phone to get context-sensitive hints for the part they are tackling. In addition, the game’s content has been updated with new conversations between playable characters.
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
3DS game Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia has released its Cipher Companions DLC Pack. Inspired Fire Emblem Cipher trading card game, the pack ads a total of four characters and two maps to the game and retails for $5.99.