One of the original esports phenomenons, competitive StarCraft, is making its way to our shores this weekend as the StarCraft 2 World Championship Series hosts a live tournament at the Sydney ESL Studio. This is pretty big news, mainly because this the first time Blizzard's WCS (World Championship Series) has had a local live tournament since 2012. And it'll kick off this Saturday, June 24 in style when a whopping 8 players go head-to-head instead of the usual 2.
Obisidan's critically acclaimed RPG, Pillars of Eternity, is headed to both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 29. Dubbed the Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition, the console version of the isometric role-player will also include the The White March Part I and II expansions.
With ad-free versions of Sonic The Hedgehog, Phantasy Star II, Comix Zone, Kid Chameleon, and Altered Beast, available for $1.99 USD. The collection, called SEGA Forever, is also expected to expand with a new classic game getting the mobile treatment every two weeks. And with each new title offering cloud-based save support, controller support, and visuals that would make 1992 a little bit jealous, SEGA Forever might just live up to its name.
When it was first announced a lot of people, including us, were wondering why a sequel to the excellent Total War: Warhammer was coming so soon. Thinking more along the lines of how different could it be. Well, in a new video that showcases the new campaign map with some great narration we can put those concerns to bed. Total War: Warhammer II looks very different to the first game. And just as impressive.
Even though it was the opener for Sony's E3 presentation this year, what we got was basically an Uncharted: The Lost Legacy trailer. Which, admittedly looked impressive, pales in comparison to the 9 minute gameplay demonstration released today. Taken from the E3 demo, it solidifies Naughty Dog's exceptional skill at creating stunning environments and action-packed set pieces.
With the streaming giant becoming the home for streaming esports competitions for top Blizzard games -- like Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone and Starcraft II. And as part of the two-year deal, Twitch Prime members will be able to sync their accounts and receive special in-game goodies -- including a gold Overwatch loot box that will contain at least on legendary item. This offer will extend to future loot box packs in addition to similar deals for Heroes of the Storm and Hearthstone.
The Elder Scrolls Online receives its first full-sized expansion and takes players back to the iconic island of Vvardenfell - first seen in the 2002 classic The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. With a new introduction sequence and story to experience, and a new class to play, we investigate this mushroom-filled island of magic and mystery to bring you our review.
To celebrate its independence as a development studio, whilst retaining the rights to the HITMAN franchise, Io-Interactive has just made the opening to its recent episodic HITMAN game free to play on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The free version includes the entire ICA Facility location, packed with all content created for it during the first season of the game.
Which in Australian is ‘June 28 mate’, or ‘next Wednesday cobber’. Yeah, so right around the corner. Announced at BlizzCon last year, with the character going into beta a short while ago, the Necromancer class is finally making its way to Diablo III. Earlier than expected too, with the original plan being to release the new character class sometime in the second half of this year. Corpse explosions for everyone!