On day 2 of BlizzCon, we sat down with the devs of Overwatch to discuss the highly-anticipated shooter. We spoke to Senior Game Designer Michael Chu (story and worldbuilding) and Senior Designer Jeremy Craig (system design and user experience).
According to the Black Desert Online Facebook page, a new face template will be added to the Daum EU version of the game soon. Check out the new look and leave us your thoughts in the comments.
Steparu is reporting that the Korean version of Tree of Savior will launch with fifty-three playable classes, nine more than the current forty-four. In addition, each class will feature seven distinct ranks.
According to Gamespot, there is a potentially game-ending bug in a quest line that takes players to Mosignor Plaza. Traveling to the location causes a desktop crash and pops up an error message.
TenCent is taking the wraps off of the Lost Ark MMO that is in development, both with a new trailer and a brand new site. While no word is officially revealed about a western release, those with a forward look may want to check it out!
Obsidian Entertainment has announced that the next expansion to Pillars of Eternity will be launching in late January 2016. Called The White March - Part 2, the expansion brings to a close the storyline started in part one and includes new quests, abilities and a new Barbarian companion named Meneha. Players can also look forward to an increased level cap and something called "Story Time mode" that progresses the epic tale at a faster pace.
The latest development update has been posted on the Star Citizen site that gives backers and fans a look at what the various teams have been doing. According to the post, the first-person universe will be something that has not been done before in the history of video games" and that goal doesn't always go as smoothly as envisioned, often times requiring a bit more time under the hood to reach the ultimate goal.
The Blade & Soul team has announced that this week's class spotlight will be shining on the Force Master that comes along with a new introductory video, a look at some of the class skills, a brand new wallpaper and more. In addition, fans wanting to get a look at the Force Master in action can check out a special Twitch presentation on Thursday, November 19th at 4:00 pm Pacific / 7:00 pm Eastern.
Just in time for today's eleventh anniversary, World of Warcraft players can now legitimately spam trade chat with the arrival of a new limited-use toy that transforms any weapon into (an inflatable) THUNDERFURY, BLESSED BLADE OF THE WINDSEEKER!
Defiance players will be pleased to hear about the return of the annual Frontier Harvest. From now through November 30th, players can take part in special events and earn some new rewards including a special new pack.
Chronicles of Elyria pushes the envelope with an innovative technology system - one that lets players set the direction of research, leveraging guilds and existing crafting mechanics to add brand new technology to the world.
A new and very frank note has been posted on the Neverwinter site that delves into a great deal of the history of the Astral Diamond market along with attendant admission that the system has not been scrutinized as regularly, or as thoroughly, as it should have been.
The Korean version of Black Desert Online is going to be updating on November 19th that will allow Sorceresses attaining level 56 to "awaken" a new weapon, in this case the Harbinger of Death scythe. To show off its awesomeness, Daum released a trailer. Check it out!
MMORPG.com has been given some very special gift keys for Wizard101 to share with our community. These gift keys will grant you one random Skeleton Key! A skeleton key is an expendable item that unlocks a hidden room that holds a special challenge boss or bonus reward.
The Heroes of the Storm team has put up a great new video to give players a look at how the two-player controlled Cho'Gall will work in the game. The "Cho" player is a mighty warrior in charge of movement. The "Gall" player is the finisher and more of a ranged DPS timing specialist. "Two players, one head all sharing the same body". Check out the video!
Blizzard has a full slate of tournament events going on this weekend as the European Road to Blizzcon event kicks off. The tournament events take place in Prague, Czech Republic with Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm and World of Warcraft EU Championships and $300,000 in prizes are at stake.
Daybreak Game Company has revealed the Halloween happenings for several of their titles. More details about each event can be found on the individual game pages and here's a summary.
During the last weekend's Twichcon Daybreak Game Company has hosted its inaugural invitational tournament. The top 12 finishers shared in a $200k prize pool.
Cougar has announced the launch of the new gaming mouse called Cougar 700M eSports. The mouse comes in two different color variations and was designed from ground up to provide precision gaming for eSports fanatics.
CyberStep has announced that their free-to-play MMORPG Onigiri will get XBox One and Playstation 4 versions to join already available PC version. The XBox One version has been released as of October 2nd with Playstation 4 version coming October 6th.
Daybreak Game Company and Runewaker Entertainment have decided to stop operations of Dragon's Prophet in North America. Servers will close on Monday, November 16th. Players can continue playing through that date and items in the in-game marketplace have had prices reduced. Players can use Daybreak Cash for these items through the final day, or use it in other DGC games.
The Star Wars: The Old Republic site has been updated with a new post that lays out many of the significant changes coming to core systems when Knights of the Fallen Empire debuts later this month.
Blizzard has announced that a fully localized Japanese version of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft will be released later this month. Thousands already play Hearthstone, but in English only. This opens up the game to thousands of potential new players.
Russia's premier gaming convention, Igromir 2015, has been going on for the past several days. During the event, GameNet producers spoke with GoHa.ru and Dave Jones about Black Desert Online and the localization efforts among other topics. The following are some of the most interesting questions that were asked during those interviews and include work points, P2P/F2P launches, store items and more.
Cryptic Studios has announced that it will be hosting a special live-stream event with Chase Masterson, aka Leeta from Deep Space Nine, on Tuesday, October 6th at 11:00 am Pacific / 2:00 pm Eastern in the Star Trek Online Twitch.tv channel.