The WGL APAC Extended Season Finals for World of Tanks once again comes to Sydney this weekend where teams will battle it out for their share of $100,000 USD at ESL Studios Sydney on Sunday. With Chinese favourites EL Gaming attempting to claim their 4th WGL APAC title in a row, the other teams including Australian favourites Team Efficiency and Chinese teams Yato RSGaming and Seven Pirates will be vying for an upset. Ahead of the spectacle we caught up with Jini Jun, Wargaming’s Head of Competitive Gaming APAC.
Called Resurrection, it will focus on Commander Iden Versio during the days of the First Order’s rise to power. The add-on is set to drop December 13 alongside a suite of free content including maps and heroes to mark the release of the new film 'The Last Jedi'. No word yet if the single-player DLC will fall under the same "every post-launch hero, map, ship, and weapon will be free for everyone who owns the game" banner.
And in a purely cynical response, this probably means that the Star Wars game that the developer is working on is probably on track for release. Ahem, this acquisition news comes shortly after word that EA is closing Visceral Games. Respawn, the studio formed by ex-Call of Duty veterans were behind last year's excellent Titanfall 2.
SMITE has just received it's latest and greatest co-op adventure, Shadows over Hercopolis, which takes players through iconic locations from Norse mythology as they tackle giant creatures. And of course, collect loot. And thanks to the fine people at Hi-Rez Studios you can tackle the free co-op adventure as Harbinger Nike.
Celebrating the release of Game of the Year edition of Hitman, the recently troubled and now independent Io-Interactive took the time to confirm the status of the next Hitman game. The post, by CEO Hakan Abrak confirms that "great progress" is being made and that we should expect to find out more next year.
Speaking with Gamespot, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot stated that the company believes that the next consoles proper from Sony and Microsoft are at least two years out. With the release of the Xbox One X earlier this week, and the PS4 Pro last year, it's the sort of prediction that makes perfect sense.
Yeah, the Total War from a few years back. Called Empire Divided it will include new features like cults, bandits, and plagues in a cinematic approach to the final days of the Roman Empire in 270 AD. With ten playable factions each with their own unique leaders, the new expansion showcases developer Creative Assembly's focus on creating new content for a number of its Total War titles.