Yeah, no PC unfortunately. But for PS4 and Xbox One owners the Destiny 2 Open Beta is now on giving everyone a decent taste of what to expect with the opening mission playable, a co-op strike, and competitive PvP action.
Today marks the launch of not only one of Nintendo's biggest Switch releases for 2017 but also its first foray into straight-up online shooting for the handheld console -- with the release of Splatoon 2. Although visually similar to the Wii U original Splatoon 2 is very much a proper sequel with brand new single-player content, a horde-like mode, and refined and fine-tunes ink-based multiplayer.
New Zealand developer Grinding Gear Games' free-to-play action-RPG Path of Exile continues to get bigger and better and the latest expansion The Fall of Oriath effectively doubles the size of the current game with six brand new acts.
Telltale Games brought the big guns to the San Diego Comic Con by announcing the second season of its Batman series dubbed Batman: The Enemy Within. And the first episode of five will debut August 8. Also announced was The Final Season of The Walking Dead, which will presumable wrap up Clementine's story when it debuts in 2018. Also...
The Overwatch World Cup has made its way to Australia with an epic three days of Group Stage competition taking place right now in Sydney. Featuring Groups C and D including Sweden, Japan, Finland, Italy, Portugal and Vietnam. And of course... Australia. Watch all the action here.
ARK: Survival Evolved is on the cusp of leaving Early Access, with a 1.0 release on August 8 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Even though currently there has been several cases of cheating in the game, Studio Wildcard has confirmed that there won't be a server wipe. Instead, additional sever infrastructure will be ready from day one to minimise the issue going forward.
Last time we checked in on Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr was a year ago, and the Space Marine action-RPG looked a little slow. Fast forward to today and new Alpha 2.0 footage of the game brings things more up to speed. In that it's starting to look good. With isometric action-RPG combat ala Diablo, and cover mechanics and combat strategy ala Dawn of War II -- this could be another Warhammer game to keep an eye on.
The other day we reported that current BioWare General Manager was leaving the studio after 17 years, with his replacement being Casey Hudson -- who's credits include may classic titles like the original Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic and Mass Effect. Taking to the BioWare blog, he's posted a letter announcing his return.
The Burning Crusade expansion for World of Warcraft launched back in 2007, which according to most calendars was a decade ago. Felmyst, a new World of Warcraft fan server aims to recreate that special time and place when it goes live this Friday, July 21. Blizzard in the past hasn't been so kind to servers of this nature, so there's no telling how this will end up.
On all platforms - PC, PS4, and Xbox One - on July 27. Currently only playable on the Overwatch PTR on PC, Doomfist's release into the wild represents the end of years of speculation and player's wondering when they'd be able to don the Gauntlet.