If you've managed to avoid making the jump from last-gen to new-gen, here's another timely reminder that last-gen machines are lower priorities than their new-gen siblings. Picking up Call of Duty: Black Ops III on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 means you won't be playing the campaign, as those respective platforms "will feature Multiplayer and Zombies gameplay only".
Do you enjoy sports like Basketing Ball and Soccer Ball? Do you enjoy watching men or women chase after balls and then throw, or kick, or even gently nudge said balls towards, or into, a net or ring shaped object? Well then, this is a good week to be you! Why? Because it's Sports Week! That means a whole lot of games with the mysterious '16' at the end of their titles getting released around about now-ish. Games like FIFA 16, PES 2016, NBA 2K16, and NBA Live 16. Confused? Well, let the following trailers sort you out.
PAX Aus just got a little bigger. Four SMITE finalist teams will share in $65,000 of sweet Australian cash which, we're told, is the "largest single day event prize in Australian eSports history". The showdown for the popular free-to-play MOBA will take place on the 31st of October atop the PAX Aus ESL eSports stage.
Okay sure, that's a pretty bad pun. Mainly because it makes it sound like bad news. It's not. It's simply in reference to the fact that the After Dark expansion for the wonderful Cities: Skylines introduces a day/night mechanic. Anyway the point is that Nathan (nachosjustice) came up with 'Macro and Cheese' a few moments ago in relation to StarCraft. And to quote Yoda, "Begun, The Pun Wars have."
Get ready to test the power of your Schwartz, Star Wars fans. The official Star Wars website has revealed the dates for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront beta. It's only set to run for a tidy four days, kicking off on the 8th of October and coming to a close on the 12th of October.
Legacy of the Void, the final expansion for StarCraft II, is scheduled to launch on the 10th of November. The decade-long StarCraft narrative isn't the only thing set to end in Legacy of the Void, either; the expansion is also said to get rid of certain macro components. Resident StarCraft guru Junglist takes a closer look at why it's a good thing in his comprehensive feature, which includes quotes from key developers.