Monthly Archives: May 2015

Life is Strange dev reveals new studio and Battlecrew Space Pirates, a competitive online shooter

I’ll give this much to Dontnod: It’s doing a heck of a job avoiding pigeonholes. From the small-town adventures of a time-warping young woman and her best friend, the studio moved to an early 20th-century action adventure about a doctor

Latest World of Warcraft: Legion animated short visits Khadgar and Medivh


Scheduled to arrive on August 30, World of Warcraft’s new chapter Legion is just around the corner. In preparation, Blizzard released a pretty substantial ‘pre-expansion’ patch earlier this month—making “significant changes to classes and their specs”, among other things—and also

Origin undergoes major changes in latest beta update, and it’s so much better now [Updated]


EA’s Origin client is undergoing some significant changes to its user interface that promise to make it much easier to use. The most obvious improvement is the addition of a menu bar on the left, which provides direct links to

New Doom trailer reveals the next free update and Unto the Evil DLC

Big things are happening in the world of Doom, Bethesda’s demon-bothering FPS reboot, beginning with a double-XP weekend and a major free update, both of which are set to go live on July 29.  The update will add a pair

Ark: Survival Evolved is free to play this weekend


Open world survival game Ark: Survival Evolved is free on Steam this weekend, meaning you can hunt, tame, and ride its dinos to your heart’s content for the next two days. The deal runs from right now until Sunday 1pm

Battlerite is the spiritual successor to Bloodline Champions


Remember Bloodline Champions? You know, the 2011 free-to-play Dota-styled MOBA that Tom once said had a “steep learning curve and lack of starting characters” but also boasted “fun and frenzied arena battles.” Well its creators, Swedish outfit Stunlock Studios, have

Blizzard warns against using the Lucioball character


A fun little glitch in Lucioball, the Rocket League-like Overwatch game mode Blizzard released last week, recently came to light: While the game is supposed to be a Lucio-exclusive affair, it’s possible to play as other characters who really aren’t

Eidos reveals Deus Ex: Mankind Divided system requirements


Just a couple of weeks ahead of its release, Eidos Montreal has announced the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided system requirements, as well as the start time of preloading on Steam.  First things first, the hardware:  The Alex D. spec:  OS:

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’s launch trailer shows cyberpunk sparring, stealth


While it was slightly disappointing to learn Deus Ex: Mankind Divided won’t support DirectX 12 at launch (it’s due the week beginning September 5), everything I’ve seen from Eidos Montreal’s incoming cyberpunk action role-player up to this point has convinced

Halo 5: Forge comes to Windows 10 in early September


When Microsoft announced the Windows 10-based map-making tool Forge—Halo 5: Guardians Edition back in May, we briefly dared hope that the full Halo 5 was finally coming to the PC. Alas, it was quickly made clear that it’s only the