With Patch 2.5.0 bringing some long-awaited additions to the game, including the Armory, a crafting material revamp, players no longer being limited to what Acts they want to complete bounties in, a Greater Rift tile set shake-up, and the introduction of Primal Ancients. Which are items with perfect rolls that will only drop for those that have completed a Greater Rift 70.
The sixth tank to join the Overwatch roster, Orisa, is now live across both PC and console versions of the game. After being available in the Overwatch PTR on PC for a little while now, Orisa or OR15A is four-legged support robot that is all set to offer up teams new ways in which to build a team. In execution, and role, Orisa looks to provide a viable alternative to Overwatch mainstay Reinhardt.
For those that know the name David Leyonhjelm, the Australian Liberal Democratic Party Senator who used recent tragedies as a way in which to push an agenda centered around the softening of gun laws, his speech today about the ills of censorship should probably be taken with a grain of salt. Citing the recent classification refusal of Outlast II as an example the Senator went on to state that "Video games do not hurt anybody, and the Government and Classification Board should leave video gamers alone."
After spending several hours deep in the Bolivian jungle, desert, and for some reason the scenic snowy mountain region, we're ready to share our review of Ubisoft's Ghost Recon: Wildlands. The latest Tom Clancy joint that looks to transpose the stealth squad-based mechanics of the series into a large open world experience. How does it fare? Well, pretty well. To a point.
Set six to twelve months after the events of Uncharted 4, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy will feature an entirely new story set in the southern India where the leads will be searching for the Tusk of Ganesha. As per the reveal from last year The Lost Legacy will feature two leads, Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross. And as per word from developer Naughty Dog, the game won't feature a Nathan Drake cameo.
Dead Rising 4: Frank Rising, due for release next month, sees Frank West falling victim to the undead infection and racing against the clock to find a cure. Certainly, it sounds like a great twist to the Dead Rising formula, and in keeping with the series move toward arcade style combat becoming a zombie will have some benefits in terms of new abilities. And perhaps, being able to withstand a beating. As long as it doesn't involve the brain area.
After waiting patiently, as Nintendo's first mobile game proper released on iOS to rave reviews, Android users will finally be able to get their hands on Super Mario Run on March 23. The launch coincides with Version 2.0 of the game, which promises new features and playable characters. Foregoing the micro transaction model of many mobile games, a single purchase unlocks all Super Mario Run content.
Truth be told there's no shortage of simply passable or even forgettable Sonic games released over the years. But 2017 is looking to go back to the good stuff with two releases capturing the best of both the 2D and 3D versions of the character. Sonic Mania, a new 2D Sonic game, offers up 16-bit visuals and classic locations in new (albeit) nostalgia-filled levels. And Sonic Forces looks to capture the look and feel of the Sega Dreamcast era of the blue hedgehog with fast, forward momentum.
Launching this week Mass Effect: Andromeda is one of the year's most anticipated releases, as it marks a new entry in BioWare's exceptional sci-fi trilogy that began almost a decade ago. And with preview builds for the game going live last week the internet has quickly decided that Mass Effect: Andromeda features stilted facial animation, characters with robotic walking animations, and mouths that move unlike anything seen before in a game.
Or not, because this is pretty much chock full of spoilers. In that it showcases the story-driven introduction to the game and sets the scene for the System Shock style horror of being aboard a mostly derelict and alien-infested space station. But, if you're still on the fence about the new Prey from Bethesda and Arkane Studios this little snippet of gameplay gives you a good look at the tone and style of the game.