As Steam Early Access chokes up with ever more survival games, differentiating one from the next isn’t easy. For the first few minutes of watching Rend, I thought it would be just another emaciated face in the crowd. But then Frostkeep Studios co-founder Solomon Lee turned his character to face a gargantuan tree that dominates the skyline in the middle of the map.… Read the rest
Day: March 14, 2017
Instead of condemning the popular, fan-made parody videos of himself, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan has revealed that he finds the videos very amusing.
When asked on an Overwatch Reddit thread what he thought of the videos, Kaplan acknowledged that they were a little embarrassing, but simultaneously hilarious.… Read the rest
BlizzCon 2017 is coming this November. Today, Blizzard announced that tickets to the show will go on sale starting in April. The first batch of tickets will become available on April 5, at 7 PM PT / 10 PM ET. The second batch will be available to buy days later, on Saturday, April 8, at 10 AM PT / 1 PM PT.… Read the rest
According to new box office estimates, Disney’s new live-action Beauty and the Beast is eyeing an opening where it makes between $215 million and $245 million worldwide for its first weekend.
According to Deadline, which supplied the numbers, that would make it the biggest March opening ever worldwide, surpassing The Hunger Games ($211.8 million) and Alice In Wonderland ($210.1 million).… Read the rest
Sony is launching a new program to bring discounts and deals to PlayStation customers: Play Collective.
The new program kicks off on March 21st, and will apply to digital games. If you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber, the deals offered by Play Collective will stack, starting with a 20 percent discount for pre-orders.… Read the rest
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands is the next game in an increasing exhaustive line-up to pay homage to the Dark Souls games with a familiar Easter egg.
In a video posted by YouTuber xGarbett, players can learn where to find the hidden tribute to Dark Souls– appearing as one of the series’ iconic bonfires.… Read the rest
Nintendo announced the dates for Splatoon 2’s Global Testfire today. The one-weekend preview will be available to Switch owners worldwide via a free download from Nintendo’s eShop from March 24-26.
Players who participate in the event will be able to play a demo version of Splatoon 2 during a series of six one-hour playtimes, giving them a chance to test out four of the game’s main weapons, including the new Splat Dualies.… Read the rest
The Anaheim Convention Center has always hosted BlizzCon, a two-day celebration of the games of Blizzard. Twelve years after the first event way back in 2005, Blizzard has announced the dates for BlizzCon 2017.
The annual event will be held on November 3 and 4.… Read the rest
A new promotion called Play Collective begins today on PS4, which will provide a 20 percent discount for six new titles as they launch on the PS Store. With a new discounted title launching every week from March 21 until April 25, there are certainly plenty of savings to indulge in. … Read the rest
For a while now, it’s been known that HBO is exploring the possibility of a Game of Thrones spinoff. In January, HBO executive Casey Bloys said the company would be foolish not to think about it. Now, series co-creator David Benioff has suggested that the likelihood of a spinoff happening is strong.… Read the rest