On PC, developer Grinding Gear Games' Path of Exile is an excellent action-RPG. Drawing on many years of the genre's popularity, plus adding its own special flavour, it's a game that has grown from strength to strength since its 2013 debut. Add in a recent, and massive Fall of Oriath expansion, and Path of Exile is on the mind of many people. And now it's coming to Xbox One. Next week in fact!
This year too. Chalk this one up as a very pleasant surprise because Planet of the Apes is one of the greatest cinematic sci-fi franchises of all time*. And that includes both the original series from the late '60s and early '70s, and the recent re-imagining that saw the release of War for the Planet of the Apes. In fact this comes from actor Andy Serkis' Imaginarium Studios.
Wow, that definitely came out wrong. But, the sentiment is this - the Overwatch Pacific Championship (OPC) is returning, starting today, and broadcasting every Friday for Season 2. Teams from Japan, South Korea, Australia, and more will be once again battling it out live every week from Blizzard's impressive Estadium in Taipei.
Boiler Room unconfirmed. Cities: Skylines - Concerts, a new expansion coming to the excellent city builder, which is also available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 is all about the music. Where you can create and manage music festivals featuring in-game bands NESTOR, Elijha MOTi, and Lily La Roux. Time to dust off those music promoter aspirations.
Because reading "when it launches next year" in a press release for Shenmue III is a reason to get excited. As is the news that Deep Silver will be handling publishing duties for Shenmue III globally for PS4 and PC. No new details about the game have emerged but we should be getting more Shenmue III love at Gamescom next week.
Which is a good thing. Even though this new open-world RPG is set during the time of the Holy Roman Empire, and doesn't have the fantasy elements of CD Projekt RED's classic RPG, the new Gamescom 2017 story trailer showcases the exceptional level of detail players can expect. Definitely worth a look.
Ahh, the allure of a new system update. Fresh features, improved stability, and all the good things that make you wonder how you lived with a previous version. Well, not quite but almost. Sony's PlayStation 4 is on track to receive update 5.00 and has detailed some of the new stuff players can expect.
Based on historical battles, two campaigns with three chapters each are coming to World of Tanks August 22 on console. The first campaign, Brothers in Armor focuses on Red Army soldiers fighting on the Eastern Front, with the second Flashpoint Berlin following a British solider attempting to break through a Cold War-era Berlin blockade.
Absolver from Devolver Digital and developer Sloclap is a new stylish melee combat game coming to PC and PlayStation 4 on August 29. Featuring great art and animation players will get to roam the plains of Adal in search of combat challenges both alone and with other players. A new trailer ahead of the launch details some of the modes you can expect, whilst hinting at post-launch content.