Forget dinosaurs and disco parties, Hearthstone is about to get serious. Deathly series, with the return of - gulp - the Lich King. Yeah, he who must not be named. Wait, that's Harry Potter. Anyway, Knights of the Frozen Throne is the new expansion coming to Hearthstone in August. And it will feature a bunch of cool new stuff. And cards. Plenty of cards.
A Pop Up Gear Store is headed to the Overwatch World Cup Group Stage event in Sydney. A first for Blizzard fans in Australia, expect to find some exclusive gear including pins, capsules and Funko POPs. As the event is all about Overwatch expect to find mostly Overwatch-related stuff on hand. But hey, this is Blizzard -- so expect some love for the other Blizz-franchises too.
When Microsoft pulled the curtain to reveal it's supped-up Xbox One X at E3 last month there was a distinct lack of any Halo-related news. Even the list of existing Xbox One titles that Microsoft revealed would be getting Xbox One X specific updates, was Halo free. Until today. As part of a Halo Summer Celebration, Microsoft and 343 Industries announced that Halo 5: Guardians will be getting a "true 4K" update for the Xbox One X release.
Which, in Open Beta form runs from July 21 through to July 23 on PS4 and Xbox One. Yeah, no beta for PC unfortunately. Those that pre-order on either PS4 or Xbox One will get early access on July 19 (for PS4 players) or July 20 (for Xbox One players). The Destiny 2 beta will include the opening mission from the game, a strike, and PvP modes to test out.
After several months of speculation and teases, Doomfist finally joins the Overwatch line-up. Making his debut on the PTR today as the next Offense character, Doomfist comes equipped with a number of game-changing abilities. That naturally incorporate a rather large, powered-fist. And in a surprise move, as hinted at in the teaser from the other day, he's one of the leaders of Talon -- alongside Reaper.
In a new interview over at Rock Paper Shotgun, Brendan ‘PlayerUnknown’ Greene opens up about his history in the industry and the eventual plans for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Stating, "People tell us we’re not going to be out of early access in six months - challenge accepted. I can guarantee you, six or seven months and we’re out of early access".
With the Castlevania anime series making its debut this Friday on Netflix, based on early previews and trailers it's something that we're pretty keen to check out. And now the creator of the show, Adi Shankar, has just announced via a Facebook post that the next project he'll be working on will be a new series set in the world of Assassin's Creed.
With the recent announcement that Nintendo will be releasing a SNES Classic Mini later this year, one of the big surprises was that it would include the previously unreleased Star Fox 2. And so we decided to bring back our award winning* Throwback Thursday column for a closer look at Star Fox 2. Including, an entire play-through of the game.
Celebrating two years of the sports-action hit, Psyonix is bringing a bunch of free content to the game. From a new arena titled 'Champions Field', to new vehicles and the aforementioned Rick and Morty customisation items. Since launching in 2015, the Rocket League community has grown to more than 33 million players across all platforms. And with a Nintendo Switch release coming this year it shows no sign of slowing down.