Update, August 1: Valve seems to have started restoring items to players caught out in a wave of rare item scams.
Sea of Thieves has seen two major aspects of its late-game content temporarily disabled ahead of the release of its latest update, Cursed Sails. In a developer update posted yesterday, the game’s executive producer, Joe Neate, informed players that Skelton Forts and the Kraken had both been disabled to allow the update to go ahead without issue.
Have you ever seen 19,000 people jump out of their seat for a Hanzo ult? That’s what the attendees of the first ever Overwatch League Grand Finals got to witness. It happened on July 28, when Profit decimated almost the entire Philadelphia Fusion squad with his Dragonstrike, propelling London Spitfire headfirst towards victory.
World of Warcraft writers have received harassment and reported death threats in the wake of the game’s latest cinematic. A new Warbringers video finally shows the long-awaited Burning of Teldrassil, and some members of the community don’t like the direction the game seems to be taking. This article contains spoilers for the Battle for Azeroth cinematic, so read on at your own risk.
This story was updated on August 1, 2018 after an up-to-date Intel roadmap was leaked by XFastest.
A significant reason for the astronomical success of Fortnite is how child-friendly the game is. It might be a free-for-all shooter, but a combination of a cartoon aesthetic and a minimal outward display of violence (as well as that helpful free-to-play tag) means that Fortnite can be accessible for children while not alienating their parents.
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What are the best VR games? Or, to go one better – what are the best Oculus Rift and HTC Vive games? There are plenty of VR experiences out there already, and with the headsets shipping to customers faster than ever there is plenty more to come.
Another MOBA contender is coming, with Vainglory looking to change lanes and bring its take on the genre to PC. Formerly exclusive to mobile devices, Vainglory is on its way to Windows and Mac PCs, and the game’s already playable – albeit in a very early alpha format.
Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection follows Destiny tradition in offering an annual, retail-priced package collecting all the content released for the game so far. The difference this time is that the sequel’s available on PC, but the new package will also be available via Battle.net for PC.