I recently spoke with Derek Kirtzic, designer at NetherRealm about Injustice 2. We spoke about Injustice 2, Mortal Kombat and what the future holds for the studio. Kirtzic told me that NetherRealm is committed to supporting Injustice 2 into the future. The developer has already seen incredible numbers of players and player retention in Injustice 2. Kirtzic explained how NetherRealm wanted to keep that […]
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Microsoft has announced today that it will be hosting fortnightly Overwatch tournaments at its flagship store in Sydney. The first tournament will take place this weekend on December 3 from 1 PM AEDT. After the second tournament on December 17, there will be a short gap with the third tournament taking place on January 7. Teams of […]
Blizzard announced today that Hearthstone’s next expansion “Kobolds and Catacombs” would be released early December. In fact, the expansion was given a firm release date of December 8, 2017. This means players need only to wait nine more days before they can dive into the latest for Hearthstone. Hearthstone’s “Kobolds and Catacombs” release date was accompanied by […]
The planned third Destiny 2 “Curse of Osiris” stream has been cancelled. Posting on the Bungie forums earlier today, David “DeeJ” Dague announced the cancellation and the reasons why. Destiny 2 has had a rough couple of weeks with fan and player backlash going into overdrive. Users on Reddit discovered that an XP cooldown was in effect […]
Call of Duty: WWII’s microtransactions, Call of Duty Points, have gone live today. The points are available through the PlayStation Store and Xbox Games Store. Interestingly, the cost of some Call of Duty Points are cheaper on PS4 than Xbox One. Call of Duty Points can be used to purchase “Rare Supply Drops for use in Multiplayer game mode and […]
The closure of Visceral games was an economic decision said EA’s Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen. Speaking at the Credit Suisse 21st Annual Technology conference in Arizona, Jorgensen also spoke about player’s appetites and making money on games. Visceral has reduced in size in recent years according to Jorgensen and was below EA’s expectations for […]
Star Ocean: The Last Hope‘s remaster is launching tomorrow for PC & PS4. To show just how far the game has come, Square Enix has released a launch trailer in 4K. When it’s released it will support full HD for PS4 and 4K on both PS4 Pro and PC. Players will also gain access to […]
Earlier this month, we reported on rumours that Devil May Cry 5 would be unveiled at PlayStation Experience 2018. Today, we have another leak and many more details on the rumoured Devil May Cry 5. Posted on Resetera the leak is incredibly detailed and gives potential insight into the rumoured title. It claims that Hideaki Itsuno’s (Director of Devil […]
The closed beta for EA UFC 3 is now live. The beta was open to registrations only and if you were selected you should have received an email from EA. The email will grant access to the beta and will include a code to share with a friend. According to a post on NeoGAF the beta […]
Square Enix producer Shinji Hashimoto has announced that Final Fantasy is going to have a “big year” in 2018. Speaking in an exclusive interview on YouTube, Hashimoto said “Next year will be the 31st year, and our teams are busy working on new titles.” Hashimoto added that the teams were getting ready for a big year of Final Fantasy in […]
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