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BlizzCon 2016: Mean Streets of Gadgetzan is Hearthstone‘s new expansion

Blizzard have announced the next expansion for their online card game Hearthstone during the BlizzCon 2016 opening ceremony. Mean Streets of Gadgetzan will be Hearthstone‘s fourth expansion, and the third add-on released just this year following One Night in Karazhan and Whispers of the Old Gods. Continue reading BlizzCon 2016: Mean Streets of Gadgetzan is Hearthstone‘s new expansion

Video Games Review: Sid Meier’s Civilization 6 (PC, 2016)

Civilization 6 is the latest in Sid Meier’s 25-year-old franchise of global growth and domination and, while it doesn’t rest on its laurels, neither does it strive to do anything especially different to its predecessors.

In any other game, this would be considered the height of laziness. In Civilization‘s case, its surprising to find that minimal changes are exactly what you want.
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Video Games Review: World of Warcraft: Legion (PC, 2016)

12 years. 12 years is a long time to carry an MMO, or any game at all. I should know, I’ve been playing the thing since launch. Having learnt from some of the mistakes made in Warlords of Draenor, Blizzard have ensured that expansion 6 of World of Warcraft takes the game in a very healthy  direction in a vast number of ways. Legion brings a new level cap of 110, the new Demon hunter class, a new continent, a whole new set of character animations and a great deal of gameplay improvements. Most importantly, the expansion is nicely front-loaded and content heavy. In short: Legion delivers. Continue reading Video Games Review: World of Warcraft: Legion (PC, 2016)

End of an era: Blizzard to retire the Battle.net name

Blizzard Entertainment have indicated that they will be “transitioning away from” Battle.net, the name the company has used to denote its multiplayer services since Diablo‘s release in 1996, citing confusion over the name from outside parties. Continue reading End of an era: Blizzard to retire the Battle.net name

Sony announces wireless controller adaptor, PlayStation Now for PC and Mac

Sony has announced that video game streaming service, PlayStation Now, and a DualShock 4 USB wireless adapter, will be available for PC and Mac. Australian players will be able to access the 300+ titles available on the service, which include Bioshock Infinite, The Last of Us, and Deus Ex: Human Revolution, from 16th of September for $34.95 AUD.... Continue Reading

Video Games Interview: Blizzard’s Kent-Erik Hagman on the past, present and future of Heroes of the Storm

It’s been just over twelve months since Blizzard released Heroes of the Storm, an accessible take on the MOBA genre that features characters from the developer’s legendary back catalogue. In that time, the game has seen multiple updates, new heroes, in-game events and huge e-sporting competitions come and go. How has that been for someone who shipped the game? We spoke to Kent-Erik Hagman, lead hero designer on Heroes of the Storm, to find out. Continue reading Video Games Interview: Blizzard’s Kent-Erik Hagman on the past, present and future of Heroes of the Storm

First Batman: The Telltale Series trailer teases dense, Wayne-centric plot

The World Premiere trailer for Telltale’s upcoming Batman adventure released overnight. The trailer provides a glimpse of how the five-episode series will tackle one of comics’ most beloved and iconic characters when it arrives early next month. Hit the jump to see it for yourself. Continue reading First Batman: The Telltale Series trailer teases dense, Wayne-centric plot

E3 2016: The Elder Scrolls Legends has a story to tell

Bethesda announced The Elder Scrolls Legends, a Hearthstone-esque digital card game at last year’s E3 but they were ready to talk about more about it during their press event today. Shown off were a glimpse of gameplay and a trailer for the game’s new story mode. Continue reading E3 2016: The Elder Scrolls Legends has a story to tell