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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A petition on Change.org asking Disney to revoke EA’s licensing agreement for Star Wars is picking up steam. Originally posted just prior to the release of Star Wars: Battlefront II, the petition now has 31,000 signatures. Posted by John Hunt of London, UK the petition includes a long, laundry list of grievances with EA. Hunt writes that “EA […]
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice developer Ninja Theory revealed that the game had outsold their expectations. Posting on Twitter, Ninja Theory announced that Hellblade had sold 500,000 copies in three months. That figure means that the title has already generated a profit ahead of schedule and expectations. In its final development diary, Ninja Theory staff discuss the development, […]
George Fan, a former employee of PopCap and EA, wrote on Twitter this week seemingly confirming a widely believed rumour. The rumour began when another developer, Edmund McMillen (creator of Super Meat Boy), spoke of Fan’s firing on the Roundtable Live! podcast. You can watch McMillen’s statement in the video below (starting at 41-minutes) in which he claims […]
Hearthstone’s next expansion “Kobold’s and Catacombs” is due for release next month. Blizzard, as it is wont to do, has been gradually revealing cards from the expansion. Earlier today, Eurogamer revealed a new legendary card that is absolutely bonkers. Temporus is a 7-mana 6/6 Dragon with a Battlecry that reads “Your opponent takes two turns. Then […]
In spite of the controversy Star Wars: Battlefront II is the best selling game in Australia this week
Star Wars: Battlefront II is the best selling game in Australia for the week ending November 19, 2017. The game managed to achieve this feat in the face of incredible fan backlash and controversy. The controversy is regarding the in-game progression, loot boxes and microtransactions. Apparently having the most downvoted Reddit comment of all time […]
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