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Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is getting a Season Pass so you can keep wrecking Rabbids

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is adding a Season Pass to roll out its post-launch content. The pass, which can be picked up for US$19.99 will net you a few goodies the moment the game launches next week with more to follow in the coming months. Continue reading Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is getting a Season Pass so you can keep wrecking Rabbids

Overwatch‘s latest animated short is here to make you ugly cry about Mei

It’s been nine months since the last Overwatch animated short made its debut, part of the announcement for the then-latest hero Sombra. There’s been rampant fan speculation about which character would get the Pixar treatment in the months since and now, as Gamescom wraps up, we have our answer.

Mei, we take back every mean thing we ever said about you. Continue reading Overwatch‘s latest animated short is here to make you ugly cry about Mei

Gamescom 2017: Overwatch‘s latest map Junkertown finally brings the game to Straya

Blizzard’s Gamescom 2017 briefing was full of details for upcoming content, but among the most entertaining announcements was that the developer’s popular team shooter Overwatch would finally be getting a fully-fledged, Australian-themed map. Continue reading Gamescom 2017: Overwatch‘s latest map Junkertown finally brings the game to Straya

Gamescom 2017: Age of Empires 4 announced, headed by Homeworld, Dawn of War developer

After 12 years of dutiful remakes, remasters and rereleases of the wildly popular medieval strategy series by the now defunct Ensemble Studios (RIP), Age of Empires 4 has finally been announced. Continue reading Gamescom 2017: Age of Empires 4 announced, headed by Homeworld, Dawn of War developer

Gamescom 2017: Star Wars Battlefront 2 drops new Starfighter Assault trailer, features literally every ship ever

It’s well-known by now that Star Wars Battlefront 2 is looking to pull content from every corner of Star Wars canon with its multiplayer offerings. The game’s latest trailer out of Gamescom 2017, packed with fighter craft, some familiar, some lore deep cuts, only further confirms this. Continue reading Gamescom 2017: Star Wars Battlefront 2 drops new Starfighter Assault trailer, features literally every ship ever

For Honor tournament ends in disarray as winning player exploits his way to victory

Ubisoft’s sword-and-board team fighter For Honor finds itself in a bit of a pickle at the moment. Over the weekend, Ubisoft ran a huge tournament for the game with a prize pool of US$10,000. The winner of this tournament, however, didn’t go about claiming his victories in the way Ubisoft had hoped. Rather, he used a combat exploit that has been known to players and the game’s developers alike for quite some time. Continue reading For Honor tournament ends in disarray as winning player exploits his way to victory

Blizzard unable to make up mind, renames Battle.net launcher again

You might remember a story we brought you last year about Blizzard Entertainment retiring the long-standing Battle.net name it used for its program launcher in favour of the more generic name, Blizzard Launcher. The story changed earlier this year when the Activision half of the Activision-Blizzard family declared it would be bringing the Destiny 2 beta “to Battle.net.” So was the name dead? Was Battle.net back? No-one seemed to know. Until today, when it seems Blizzard finally decided that Battle.net’s okay after all, officially renaming the app Blizzard Battle.net. Continue reading Blizzard unable to make up mind, renames Battle.net launcher again