Monthly Archives: September 2015

Total War: Warhammer gets pile of free DLC


Total War: Warhammer is getting minotaurs courtesy of its Call of the Beastmen expansion, but what about all the loyal customers that don’t want to shell out money for the DLC – don’t they deserve some extra stuff too? No,

Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Knights of the Fallen Empire concludes next month


Have you been following Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Knights of the Fallen Empire storyline? It’s an episodic story expansion, whacked into the MMO free for subscribers, and it’s final chapter is arriving in a couple of weeks. Specifically, on

BlizzCon 2016 virtual tickets are now on sale


BlizzCon 2016 is set to take place November 4-5 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. Tickets to attend in person are completely sold out, but “virtual tickets,” offering streaming access to the entire event, are now on sale.  This

Telltale’s Batman local multiplayer designed for up to 12 players, not 2000


Telltale’s narrative-led slant on Batman arrives tomorrow, bringing with it Crowd Play—a new local multiplayer feature the Californian developer hopes will turn its games “into an event that you host at your home”. Starting tomorrow, it was revealed last week

A Brazilian ‘hacker’ explains how G2A game key scams work


Game key reseller G2A has been in the news quite a bit lately, and not for good reasons. Publisher tinyBuild accused it of selling $450,000 worth of its games without paying it anything, leading to a dispute that culminated in

The Binding of Isaac creator Edmund McMillen teases new game

Despite ongoing work on The Binding of Isaac and a forthcoming, turnbased RPG spin-off called The Legend of Bum-bo, Edmund McMillen has yet another project in the works. Teased on his official Tumblr earlier this week, the unnamed game is

Gabe Newell on VR exclusives: They’re bad for everyone


There was a small digital dust-up earlier this week when Croteam developer Mario Kotlar said on Reddit (via UploadVR) that Oculus VR had offered it “a shitton of money” to make Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope an Oculus Rift

Battlefield 4 to get new, more multiplayer


Battlefield 4, Hardline, and the upcoming Battlefield 1 are to get new user interfaces, a post on the Battleblog reveals. This new UI has been designed to “improve the experience of playing with friends”, and will allow you to “easily

New XCOM 2 DLC delivers robot friends, available now

Shen’s Last Gift, a new chunk of XCOM 2 DLC landed today. It kicks off when the commander and co. receive a transmission from an abandoned Advent research facility. You and Chief Engineer Shen investigate, take on a bunch of

Emails reveal how shady CS:GO gambling promotions are born


The past week has been an ugly one for the CS:GO gambling scene. First it came to light that popular YouTubers Trevor ‘TmarTn’ Martin and Tom ‘ProSyndicate’ Cassell were actually the owners of a gambling site they’d been promoting on