Update (12/30/2017): Los Angeles police arrested 25-year-old Tyler Barriss late Friday on a fugitive warrant in connection to a swatting incident that led to the death of 28-year-old Andrew Finch in Wichita, Kansas following a Call of Duty-related dispute. Barriss allegedly called Wichita police and made the false report. Barriss falsely gave police Finch’s address
Star Citizen backers and followers of the ambitious project got quite a few treats this holiday season. From an hour long gameplay slice of Squadron 42, to the first release of Star Citizen Alpha 3.0 being pushed out to the PTU. But CIG aren’t done pulling surprises out of the goody bag just yet. A
The anniversary event The Darkening of Tristram would be returning to Diablo 3 this year and the dates have now been set. The Darkening of Tristram takes Diablo 3 players on a whirlwind Diablo 1 trip through the Cathedral with retro graphics and audio. The event was originally announced at Blizzcon 2016 as a celebration of
More eagle-eyed readers may have noticed a series of job listings being posted by CCP. The company behind EVE Online is looking to expand it’s London-based teams in the buildup to begin working a new MMO, based on a new IP. With the 15th anniversary of EVE Online coming up, and a big restructuring behind
To celebrate the new Path of Exile expansion, GGG have allowed players to claim a free MTX Christmas present! Check out the new Fire and Ice mystery box giveaway. To redeem a free Fire and Ice Mystery Box, your account has to have been created prior to today. It’s only possible to redeem one box
Capcom released today a new TV commercial of its upcoming mainline Monster Hunter game Monster Hunter World. The commercial comes in the usual brief thirty seconds format, but still packs quite a bit of content through competent pacing, including characters and story moments, and a look at the game’s monsters. If you’re interested in more
This evening CIG held their Star Citizen holiday live stream and the main event was a showing some footage of the single player Squadron 42. The video takes viewers through a mission to demonstrate the transition between space combat and ground combat. This was to show how CIG plan on integrating the two and also how they
With Christmas only a couple of days away, CIG will hopefully not have their staff working silly hours to monitor this. It’s a bit mad pushing this live over the holiday break but it’s CIG so anything is possible. For the backers, follow these instructions to get Star Citizen 3.0 up and running on the PTU.
CIG has been keeping Star Citizen Squadron 42 under lock and key for a long time and this is the first slice of footage (on IGN) from the single-player campaign we’ve seen for ages. Tomorrow’s Around the Verse is expected to feature more Squadron 42. CIG has announced that the stream has been rescheduled for tomorrow 22 December.
Now if you’re like me and you’ve been paying attention to the rumblings about Star Citizen, you’ll notice some things. The biggest thing you’ll see is that speculation and the perpetual monetization of what could be is at the heart of the entire community. CIG have built an entire business – to the value of
It appears that access to the Steam Community, including forums, user profile pages, and inventories, has been blocked in China. According to Greatfire.org, a site that monitors online censorship in the country, access to steamcommunity.com has actually been 95 percent blocked since December 15. Steam users in China can still access the Steam store to
Creative Assembly have announced yet more DLC for Total War: Warhammer 2. This time, the skeletal legions of the Tomb Kings faction are coming to the world. Alongside this news, the developers today released a cinematic trailer giving a peek at the Tomb Kings, them with their skeletal warriors, animal-headed giants, scorpions of stone and
Early in 2016 Xaviant started pushing their battle royale game The Culling into the public eye and it looked promising. But sadly for The Culling, the success of titles like Fortnite and PUBG has all but killed the interest in the title. The Culling recently left Early Access in October this year and player numbers
Released today was a new trailer that showcases just how much customisation can go into your feline companions, which are called Palicos and not some variation on “cat”, thankfully so. Turns out it’s a lot, with fur colour, ear size, grimace, armour, and more all for players to mess around with. See all that in
A brand new trailer has hit YouTube via 876TV, and shows off some of the show’s most iconic and emotional moments revisited through gameplay. It appears as though players will be able to relive the magic of the very first time Goku went Super Saiyan, incited by an extremely tragic event. We also see perhaps
A new batch of trailers for Monster Hunter World has been released, and these little mini-trailers are a sight to behold. The first shows a simple line of ants, the second and third focus on fishing, the forth showcases a tricky quicksand, the fifth and sixth focus on the Paolumu, and the seventh shows a
Even Though Ubisoft pushed back Far Cry 5 and other games earlier this year, work is still progressing on the open-world title. Now there’s some new video footage to enjoy today with the release of The Resistance trailer. There’s also a 25 minute bit of gameplay footage which you can watch below. The first video
Amid the ongoing legal fiasco between CIG/RSI and Crytek, Cloud Imperium Games released a new video of its upcoming space simulation Star Citizen. This Around the Verse video focuses on the short and long-term goals for atmospheric flight, the goal is to make it easy for players to distinguish between the experiences of flying in
Earlier this year, Elite’s Thargoids menace descended on Elite: Dangerous. Before long, war was waged, and despite player attempts to communicate, the conflict seems to have been escalated in the response. This is all part of the ongoing Thargoid narrative in Elite Dangerous 2.4. Which is, in itself, part of the Season Two ‘Horizons’ expansion.
Crytek, makers of CryEngine, have brought a potentially ruinous lawsuit against the makers of Star Citizen and Squadron 42, Cloud Imperium Games. The complaint names Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) and Roberts Space Industries (RSI) as the defendants. Both companies were co-founded by Chris Roberts, the creator of the Wing Commander franchise. Crytek alleges CIG and
A new expansion has arrived for Middle-earth: Shadow of War, this time it’s the destructive Outlaw Orc Tribe. Warner Bros. Interactive has also given us a brand new trailer for this new content, mostly to drool over. Players who purchase the Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion will receive access to new missions, new Fortress themes, new gear, and
Warner Bros. Interactive have announced a new fully-licensed Harry Potter title, this time for mobile platforms. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery will allow players to create their own Witch or Wizard and take them through an entire career at the magical Scottish castle. There’s been no shortage of Potter-themed games on the market (including Niantic’s augmented
The loot box disaster that has imploded all over the gaming scene these last few months just got more complicated. New Zealand’s Gambling Compliance office of its Department of Internal Affairs has stated its position on the matter. In a letter to Gamasutra, the department has stated that loot boxes “do not meet the definition of gambling”.
A new Walking Dead franchise game is in development by Overkill, and we have a trailer too. This new teaser trailer doesn’t give us much to go on, and the stream that it was revealed on had little other detail. This is the first bit of news in quite a few years about the game,