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Destiny Putting Older Consoles Into Maintenance Mode This Year

Gamers who haven’t made their way to the current generation of consoles will be disappointed to find out that Destiny’s next expansion, Rise of Iron, will not be available on their respective platforms. Set to launch in September, Rise of Iron will be exclusive to Playstation 4 and Xbox One. While The Taken King will […]

Steam Sales: Counter Strike Is Not Giftable This Year

The Steam Summer Sale is upon us, and that means one thing: people stockpiling on cheap copies of Counter Strike: Global Offensive in order to dole them out to burner accounts to use for hacking/griefing purposes once the sale is done. Why would someone spend a ton of money just to cheat in Counter Strike? […]

Video: 15 Minutes of Escape From Tarkov

The latest video from the hardcore MMOFPS Escape from Tarkov shows 15 unedited minutes of a soldier attempting to escape a guarded chemical factory. You can cut the tension with a knife in many moments, and the video places a heavy emphasis on scavenging. Pay no mind to the overlapping watermarks.

Overwatch “Avoid This Player” Removed Due To Abuse

Blizzard has announced the removal of Overwatch’s “avoid this player” feature after, perhaps unsurprisingly, the function was abused to avoid playing against highly skilled players. Meant to allow players an opportunity to avoid toxic players, Jeff Kaplan explained on the forums that the function was abused to avoid professional-tier players. One of the best Widowmaker players […]

[Video] Impressions: The Decimation of Olrath

RuneScape Founders Return For Quest

Fifteen years after they created RuneScape, the original trio of brothers – Andrew, Paul, and Ian Gower – have returned to the world of Gielinor with a new quest as part of the game’s year-long anniversary celebrations. Dubbed, somewhat inevitably, ‘Gower Quest’, the new mission sees players uncover the mystery of the disappearing cabbages for […]

Conan Exiles Delayed to January 2017

Conan Exiles is begin delayed, and for good reason. In an announcement posted on the Steam Early Access page today, Joel Bylos has revealed that additional funding has allowed the studio more flexibility in getting the game up to snuff before putting it on the store. We have come to realize that we would like […]

Check Out Overwatch’s Golden Guns

In his previous talk, Jeff Kaplan announced that competitive mode would bring golden gun skins as a reward for players, with the most skilled among the player base getting their hands on the (presumably) beautiful weapons much sooner than the rest. According to screenshots revealed on the Korean public test server, those guns may be […]

Down The Line, Where Does H1Z1 Stand?

Earlier this year, Daybreak Game Company announced that they would be splitting off H1Z1 into two separate games: King of the Kill and Just Survive. Since February, the games have been operating as two separate products leading myself and some others to ask: How have they fared? Looking at the statistics, it’s safe to say […]

Elite Lord of Alliance Releases Latest Update

WEBZEN, a global developer and publisher of free-to-play games, today announced the release of “EPIC 2: Outlaw’s Emperor“, the latest content update for its triple-action hack ‘n’ slash MMORPG ELOA: Elite Lord of Alliance. ELOA: Elite Lord of Alliance is an anime-inspired triple-action hack ‘n’ slash MMORPG, with classic action RPG elements and unique dynamic […]