Archive for the ‘Shooter’ Category

Destiny Patch 1.0.2 Drops, Increases Loot

Bungie has dropped patch 1.0.2 onto the Destiny servers, as announced late last month. The patch makes several changes to the way loot works, by ensuring that engrams (loot boxes) will always decrypt into an item of the engram’s level or higher. Legendary engrams are now guaranteed to result in legendary items, and rare engrams […]

SOE Devs Read Calm, Intelligent Tweets

Given that the internet is well known as a place of social interaction, it stands to reason that only the sociable of us would make use of its services. Sony Online Entertainment has celebrated this by posting a video where developers read calm, intelligent, well thought out tweets by players with a firm grasp of […]

Defiance on PS3 Now Free

Trion Worlds has announced that Defiance has officially gone free to play on the Playstation 3. If you don’t already own Defiance, you can find the game in the Playstation Store by searching “Defiance” and downloading the free client. Players who also happen to own Playstation Plus can also download a free pack which includes […]

CCP Shutting Down DUST 514 Oceania Servers

CCP has announced that the Oceania servers for DUST 514 will be shut down following regularly scheduled maintenance on Monday, July 28th. In a post on the forums, CCP Frame stated that a low population on the server led to players from other regions using it to set up rigged battles against one another. Following […]

APB Reloaded Names and Shames Cheaters

I’ve always taken the stance of wondering how you shame someone who is shameless, but that’s just me. In a new blog post by Reloaded Productions, the number of cheaters in All Points Bulletin has stayed relatively consistent, around 1% of the total game’s population. Thanks to the FairFight anti-cheat engine employed in the game, […]

Firefall Officially Launching July 29th

It’s been a long development road for Red 5 Studios and Firefall, one that is happily coming to its next milestone. Red 5 Studios has announced that Firefall will be officially launched as of July 29th, emerging from beta and ready to take its place in the world. To coincide with release, the team is […]

Destiny Beta July 17th

With the launch of Destiny months away, Bungie has revealed more information regarding upcoming betas and content releases. Destiny’s next beta event will go live on July 17th for Playstation 4 and Playstation 3 owners, with the Xbox One and 360 following on July 23rd. Servers will go offline between the 21st and 22nd for […]

Perfect World Scoping Out Warframe Developer

Perfect World Entertainment is in talks to acquire Digital Extremes, developers of the popular Warframe shooter. Nothing concrete has been determined at this point, as Perfect World conducts a due diligence investigation into the affairs of Digital Extremes. Digital Extremes has not commented on the impending buyout due to legal reasons: You may have read […]

H1Z1 My Evil Ways E3 Trailer

Sony Online Entertainment has released the latest trailer for H1Z1, titled ‘My Evil Ways.’ The animations look a little chunky and are more than likely unfinished. The video explains that H1Z1 will be released in early access on Steam, as well as being released on PS4. Sony’s E3 press conference later today will offer more […]

APB Reloaded Upgrading To Unreal 3

The folks at Reloaded Productions have put out a new dev blog highlighting upcoming changes to APB: Reloaded’s engine. As some of you may know, All Points Bulletin is set to receive an upgrade to the latest version of the Unreal Engine 3, or the 2013 build to put it in another perspective. Updating to […]