Overwatch 2 BlizzCon Update Highlights New Maps, Hero Talents, Missions, And More

While the recent news that Overwatch 2 isn’t expected to launch this year hit just a bit ago, BlizzConline gave players a peek behind the scenes to development and more. In a long presentation that you can check out online, key figures behind the game walk players through a smattering of updates, including two new maps …

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Hearthstone expansion Forged in the Barrens is the first expansion for Year of the Gryphon

A new Hearthstone expansion is on the way, and it’s called Forged in the Barrens, and it will be the first released for what’s being called the Year of the Gryphon. During the BlizzConline 2021 opening ceremony, Blizzard announced the latest expansion for Hearthstone. Coinciding with the start of the Year of the Gryphon is …

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Blizzard Arcade Collection Announced For Nintendo Switch, Out Today On The eShop

This year’s BlizzCon has just kicked off and Blizzard has announced the Blizzard Arcade Collection. It’s out today on the Nintendo Switch for $19.99 USD and contains The Lost Vikings, Rock N Roll Racing and Blackthorne. The Blizzard® Arcade Collection features enhanced releases of Blizzard Entertainment’s early hits—The Lost Vikings, Rock N Roll Racing, and …

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Hearthstone Reveals New Mercenaries Mode At BlizzCon

Hearthstone is shaping up to have a big year, with classic format, a revamped core set, expansions, and more. One of the biggest highlights is a new game mode known as Mercenaries. Like other Hearthstone “modes” like the auto-chess style Battlegrounds and the build-your-deck-as-you-go Duels, Mercenaries is a completely new game inside Hearthstone. Mercenaries is a …

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A Diablo II Remaster, Diablo II: Resurrected, Arrives This Year

Remember when it was announced that Vicarious Visions was headed over to the Blizzard side of things? Well, this is what they’re working on! At BlizzCon today, Diablo II: Resurrected was announced, and it’s coming this year. While this is big news by itself, the game is also coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, …

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Crash-like 3D action-adventure Effie surfs onto Series X|S and Xbox One

When a game garners comparisons to, and is clearly inspired by, the likes of Crash Bandicoot, Ratchet & Clank, and even RiME, there’s a good chance it’s got something going for it. That appears to be to the case with Effie, the latest 3D action-adventure to land on the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. …

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Metal Gear Solid Board Game Cancelled By IDW Games, Creator Looking at Other Options

Metal Gear Solid: The Board Game was revealed back in 2018. Initially due to be released in 2019, the game suffered several delays before publisher IDW Games decided to pull the plug on the project at the end of 2020. In a post on BoardGameGeek, creator Emerson Matsuuchi explained he’s looking at other options to …

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US Military Veteran Explains What Tamte’s Getting Wrong With Six Days in Fallujah

We’ve heard a lot of comments about Six Days in Fallujah from creator Peter Tamte, comments that have invited a lot of criticism over the direction the game is taking, but how does this whole ordeal look to a US veteran of the Iraq War? The Gamer’s Cian Maher sat down with John Phipps, a US veteran …

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Nvidia Says It Won’t Nerf Crypto Mining on Existing GPUs

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’re living in a perfect storm for GPU price inflation —  cryptocurrency mining is on the rise, as is interest in gaming during the pandemic. There’s also a global semiconductor shortage at the moment. The result: even if you can …

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Valheim Has Already Sold Over 3 Million Copies

Valheim is everywhere right now. If you’ve been paying attention to gaming at all in the last few weeks, you’ve probably seen something about this unique Norse survival game. Valheim has been climbing the charts since its Early Access launch this month, and now developer Iron Gate Studio and publisher Coffee Stain have provided some impressive sales numbers …

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Share of the Week – Control: Ultimate Edition

Last week, we asked to return to the reality-bending world of Control: Ultimate Edition and share moments fighting back The Hiss using #PSshare #PSBlog. From daring portraits of Director Jesse Faden to eerie shots of The Oldest House, here were this week’s highlights:  Jesse’s weapon shifts for ultimate effect in this share by BarryPaust.  Jesse …

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Saudi Arabia has invested billions in Activision, EA and Take-Two

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 19 February 2021 17:08 GMT The country’s Public Investment Fund has bought $3 billion in these publishing giants. The Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) has started buying up stakes in triple-A games giants. As reported by Al Jazeera, the Riyadh-based sovereign wealth fund – chaired by crown prince Mohammed bin …

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The next DLC character in My Hero One’s Justice 2 is Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu

Japanese publication Ryokutya2089 has announced that the next downloadable content character for My Hero One’s Justice 2, which is available on the Nintendo Switch, is Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu. However, Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu won’t be arriving as DLC until winter of this year. There’s currently a lack of media showing the new character in action, but the videos …

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Free hearts across Japan with the Phantom Thieves in Persona 5 Strikers, out next week on PS4

The Phantom Thieves are back! The Digital Deluxe Edition of Persona 5 Strikers is available now and launches for all players February 23 on PlayStation 4. In this PlayStation Underground episode, we take a look at exclusive Persona 5 Strikers footage on the PlayStation 5. We go through all the highlights that makes this hybrid-action …

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Moving Out: Movers in Paradise DLC launches February 25

Today, we’re proud to present an exclusive inside look at Movers in Paradise, our brand-new DLC for Moving Out that offers 14 new story levels, 10 new arcade levels and four exclusive new characters. Also washing ashore are a number of new features, including: ziplines, vines and everyone’s favourite, the disgruntled goat! Movers in Paradise …

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Nvidia Limits RTX 3060 Crypto Speeds, Tells Miners to Buy New CMP Cards

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nvidia has announced that it will take steps to ensure RTX 3060 GPUs wind up in the hands of gamers, not crypto miners. On Thursday, the company said it would launch a new lineup of CMP (Crypto-Mining Processor) cards, while …

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Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker: Director Naoki Yoshida Q&A

Every two years since 2013’s A Realm Reborn, Final Fantasy XIV has received a new expansion. Each of these huge updates introduced a wealth of new content for Square Enix’s MMORPG, with each release comparable to a full standalone JRPG. All packed in enthralling stories, new regions, missions and impressive boss fights, continually building out …

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Minit Fun Racer is a new speedy spin-off from time-looping adventure Minit

The developers behind time-looping adventure game Minit have released a speedy side scrolling spin-off, Minit Fun Racer. Players will jump back into the shoes of the strange bird-creature protagonist from Minit, but rather than wandering around looking for beds to respawn in, this time you’ll be scooting your way to victory down some very busy streets. It’s out right now, and all the developer and publisher proceeds will go directly to charity.

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Famicom Detective Club Is Getting A Collector’s Edition In Japan

Nintendo’s remakes of Famicom Detective Club has been known for some time. Previously announced back in 2019, Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct confirmed The Missing Heir and The Girl Who Stands Behind are launching on May 14th release date, bringing Western localisations for the first time. In preparation for this, Nintendo has just revealed a new collector’s …

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Augment your Xbox experience with new items from Numskull Designs

We’re big fans of what Numskull Designs have brought to market previously, but now they are looking to expand their Xbox range of goodies, all with a new Xbox Core design in tow.  An official Xbox mug, beanie, scarf, Xmas jumpers and more have already found pride of place in Numskull’s Xbox range of items, …

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US: World’s End Club Deluxe and Limited Editions revealed, pre-orders now available

One of the games that made an appearance in the 50 minute Nintendo Direct yesterday was World’s End Club for Nintendo Switch. The title that’s being published by NIS America is due to launch on 28th May this year and there are two physical versions that may be of interest: the Deluxe Edition and the …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season Two Begin February 25

Summary Play Outbreak, a new, large-scale Zombies experience. Travel across snowy slopes, immense fields, and deserted buildings as you outwit and outgun zombie hordes. A long-forgotten ship. And a horrible secret bound to rattle even the most hardened soldier. Sink your teeth into the newest season of Warzone. Get two free weapons (FARA 83 Assault …

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