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
April is known as a “dry season” month in which very few video games are released. This time of year, the AAA hype train is usually slowing its roll, playing its cards to its chest as E3 looms in the middle-distance. 2016 has been bucking the trend though! March was full of great games! And then April followed up with some amazing games. And now May is promising to be an even BIGGER embarrassment of gaming riches. Here are just a few of our favourites from April so far.
Continue reading The 5 best games of April so far, and what we can’t wait to play in May
If you’ve been following the development of the StarCraft IP over the last decade or so, you’ll surely have heard of the fan-favourite Terran ghost, namely November Annabella Terra, or Nova for short. The character was to appear in her own title, aptly named StarCraft: Ghost, however the project was sadly canned in 2005. Now she returns to the RTS in Nova Covert Ops – 9 new DLC missions for StarCraft II. Continue reading Video Games Review: StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops (PC, 2016)