Blizzard have rolled out the latest patch for Diablo III, and if you're wondering if it brings anything new to the table, well... yes, yes it does. From overhauls to crafting, new sets and items, to a new adventure zone, and even upping the Torment difficulty levels, Diablo III 2.3 gives the aging ARPG another fresh coat of paint. And is available now for PC and console.
GOG Galaxy, Good Old Games' Steam-like PC gaming platform designed to "install, play and update games, as well as offer multiplayer, achievements, chat, game-time tracking and more", has had its first major update drop as part of the beta, which brings with it a number of key features, including the much-anticipated "rollback" option.
And in a joint statement reveal that all rights to the Duke Nukem franchise now lie with Gearbox Software. And point out that everyone is happy with the result. And perhaps even more strangely each party, that being 3D Realms, Interceptor, and Gearbox, are all excited for 3D Realms upcoming game, Bombshell.
It's called PASS Time and will add a sports flavour to Team Fortress 2, as two teams try and capture a ball-thing and score goals with it. The new mode is the brainchild of Bad Robot, the production company behind hit properties like Lost and the most recent Star Trek films. After a meeting with Valve a while ago this is their attempt at creating a community driven experience that they hope to shape and evolve through the beta.
To December 1st for all platforms. The reason? Extra time to make further adjustments and fine tuning, based on player feedback and internal testing. Or so says the announcement. The delay isn't all that huge really (originally it was due October 13), and should result in a more polished experience at launch. Also, a closed beta for the game will begin on September 24.
One of the most iconic videogame trailers from the last decade would have to be the 2006 'Mad World' trailer for the original Gears of War. It took a game that ended up being anything but melancholic and injected it with what we now all know as "the feels". So, with the remaster/remake due for release next week Microsoft have given Gears of War: Ultimate Edition its very own 'Mad World' trailer.