Not typically seen amongst reputable figures in the sphere of gaming media, a sarcastic call out from IGN reviews editor Dan Stapleton over a misquoted IGN Titanfall score incited something of a twitterstorm, with supporters of both camps getting their feelings heard too.
The misquote? An 8.9/10 turning into a 9/10. Silly, no?
It’s finally here. After a tremendous showing in both the closed and open beta stages, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has made the leap from PC and is now available on the iPad from the Apple Store.
And the best part of all this? It’s still absolutely free.
As well as a lover of games, I’m also an avid football fan, and anyone following the sport this season will know that Manchester United’s tepid attempt at a title defense has led many fans to become disillusioned with their new manager David Moyes. Although perhaps on a lesser scale, newly promoted Cardiff City fans and struggling West Bromwich Albion fans are also feeling the strain.
And that’s where GAME have stepped in to make times a little more enjoyable for fans, with the opportunity to trade in your season tickets for one of the three major football games.
As of 3am Pacific Standard Time, Diablo III players across the world will no longer be able to put their hard earned trinkets and gem encrusted pantaloons on the Auction House.
This change, which has been coming for many months now, will see a discontinuation of all real-money and gold auctions taking place in the game.
Over a year after one of the worst game releases in history, the developers over at Maxis have finally released update 10 – the patch that will give users the option of playing SimCity without an internet connection.
It was no secret that users were enraged by the server issues when the game was released in March last year, so much so that Lucy Bradshaw, Maxis’ General Manager, published an open letter to fans in the hope of addressing the issues on show.
With virtual reality and augmented reality equipment receiving the attention it deserves in the world of gaming, it is no surprise that the forces that be have united under one banner to keep the development on the straight and narrow.
A group dedicated to the betterment of these new technologies already existed as The 3D Stereoscopic Alliance and has been running since 2009, but advancements have called for a rebranding. Apparently The Galactic Virtual Reality Senate was taken, so instead they have opted for The Immersive Technology Alliance.
As we’ve known since Blizzcon last November, the character models in World of Warcraft are getting updated across the board to match the breathtaking visuals that Blizzard are able to display in-game, as well as the more recent player races.
In the latest Artcraft instalment, WoW’s Senior Art Director Chris Robinson has revealed what he and his team have been up to with updating the female orc models.