“World of Warcraft” YouTuber Hayven Games Passes Away at 26
Rest In Peace, Hayven
Wowhead, a website dedicated to cataloging data and constructing guides for "World of Wacraft,"announced today that Hayven Games, a "World of Warcraft" focused YouTuber, passed away to epithelioid sarcoma. He was 26 years old. Read more »
Nintendo Possibly Plans to Release the Mini SNES Console
Eurogamer Sourced Information, but No Official Nintendo Announcement
Eurogamer announced today that they have received information that Nintendo will be revamping another popular retro console: the SNES. Just last week, Nintendo announced it was discontinuing the still-popular and impossible-to-find Mini NES Classic Edition. With the announcement of the Mini SNES, it's now clear why they made such a bizarre decision. Read more »
Opinion: “RuneScape” and Alexa, High Potential to Flop in a Gaming Medium
Amazon Echo Introduces Voice-Based RuneScape Adventure
The Amazon Echo, the home automation device dubbed Alexa, is trying its hand at playable games using the well-established “RuneScape” IP. The adventure, “RuneScape: One Piercing Note,” is available as a downloadable skill. Read more »
NVIDIA TITAN xp Arrives
Boasts Itself as the Best to the Surprise of No One
NVIDIA released their latest graphics card, the NVIDIA TITAN xp, which they brag is the “world’s most powerful graphics card.” It is available to both Windows and Mac OS users. Previously, only Windows users were supported with NVIDIA drivers. Read more »
“World of Warcraft” 7.2 Releases Next Tuesday
New Raid, New Dungeon, and New Solo End-Game Content Available
Patch 7.2 for "World of Warcraft" is dropping next week, Tuesday, March 28 according to developer Ryan Shwayder. The patch contains the Tomb of Sargeras, where players take on Kil'Jaeden as their next target in extinguishing the Legion invasion in the Broken Isles, as well as a brand new dungeon, Cathedral of Eternal Night. Read more »
Possible “Destiny 2” Leak Revealed
However, Also Rumored to Be a PlayStation Exclusive
Italian website, Lega Network, released an image of a possible cover for "Destiny 2," claiming that the title would hit stores Sept. 8. There was no year associated, but it did state that "Destiny 2" would be a PlayStation exclusive. Whether that exclusive is time-locked or permanent is unknown. Read more »
New “Overwatch” Character Revealed: Orisa!
"Your safety is my primary concern."
After a lot of speculation, Blizzard dropped the reveal of the new "Overwatch" hero today with a short story video, a developer update and an updated website with all the juicy details. Read more »
Sequel to “Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor” Officially Announced
"Middle-earth: Shadow of War" Available This Summer
Today, perhaps in reaction to the small leak from Target, Warner Brothers have announced a sequel to the 2014 game "Shadow of Mordor" - "Middle-earth: Shadow of War." Of course, the announcement comes with an awesome theatrical trailer to set the mood. Read more »
“Final Fantasy” IP Wins Guiness World Records
Square Enix Recognized for Its 30-Year Old IP in Frankfurt
The "Final Fantasy" franchise was awarded three Guiness World Records in Frankfurt. Read more »
Bandai Namco Wants Fans To Name New Ghost
Which One Will You Pick?
Nintendo Releases Yoshi-Themed Graphic For Love Your Pet Day
Poochy and Yoshi Has Tips For You
To celebrate the recent release of “Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World” for the 3DS, Nintendo released a graphic of the game’s titular characters with 10 tips for celebrating National Love Your Pet Day on Feb. 20. Read more »
New “Horizon Zero Dawn” Trailer Revealed
"Earth Is Ours No More"
The developers behind the upcoming "Horizon Zero Dawn," a game where players survive in a post-apocalyptic world full of animal-like machines, have released another trailer - this one diving a bit more into the story behind the game. Read more »
Big Update Expected This Week for “PokemonGo”
Generation 2 Pokemon To Be Introduced!
Get your phone battery-packs charged and strap on your Pokemon Go Plus because Niantic is breathing new life into their quieted (but not dead) "PokemonGo" game. According to the press release today, the update is expected to go live later on this week and is bringing in a lot of changes - including introducing over 80 new Pokemon from Generation 2 (from "Pokemon Gold/Silver"). Read more »
Creators of “FTL” Announce New Game
Introducing "Into The Breach"
Yesterday, the creators of the popular game "FTL: Faster Than Light" announced their next project with a simple, yet alluring trailer. Read more »
Ubisoft Delays “South Park: The Fractured But Whole”
Somewhere Between Next Month and Next Year
Upisoft announced during an earnings report that "South Park: The Fractured But Whole" will be delayed again, now expected to arrive between April 2017 and March 2018. The game was featured at E3 2016 with an expected release of December 2016. Read more »
First Teaser Trailer for “Greedfall” Revealed
The 17th Century Wasn't Quite How We Learned It....
"Greedfall," the newest RPG by the studio Spiders ("The Technomancer," "Of Orcs and Men"), was originally announced last week at the "le What's Next de Focus" press event but today, a teaser trailer was officially revealed. Read more »
Valve Suffers Security Exploit, What Now?
Users Unable to Safely Browse User Profiles
Netflix Announces Animated “Castlevania” Series
Coming Later This Year!
Coming as somewhat of a surprise, Netflix revealed that they're currently working on an animated 'Castlevania' television show scheduled for release later this year. Read more »
E3 Opens Doors to the Public
Begins at $150 Each
For gamers, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is one of the biggest conferences of the year – an event for designers and developers to share their latest and greatest with the giants of the video game industry (among others). In the past, gamers who wanted to attend had to be developers, designers, or retailers themselves, as tickets were not available for general purchase – at least until this year. Read more »
NVIDIA Kills Resale of Promotional Game Keys
Game Keys are Now Bound to User Account
NVIDIA ended the ability to resell promotional game codes with an updated FAQ last week. Read more »