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“A lot of people who played WoW in the past” will be interested in its evolution and change, says Blizzard

Tuesday, 30 November 2010 21:13 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Cataclysm’s chief project manager, J. Allen Brack has said Blizzard is trying to make World of Warcraft the “best it can be” and is not focusing on subscription numbers.

Speaking with Guardian, Brack said including goblins as a playable race for Horde is something which has been asked for repeatedly by players, and the developers think “a lot of people who played the game in the past” will be interested in returning and seeing how the game has “evolved and changed”.

“You know, traditionally we are pretty terrible at predicting what happens with subscription numbers,” he said. “So the thing we try to do is focus on just making WoW the best that it can be and so far that’s worked pretty well for us. We’ve done a pretty good job in terms of players’ subscription rates.”

As far as Deathwing is concerned, the destruction caused by the denizen has reached its peak, and no capital cities will be destroyed due to the creature walking around the world.

However, when it comes to areas which are changing or will be changed around a bit, the developers are currently looking into what else can be done with the Outland and Northrend zones created in the previous two expansions.

“We have started to talk about what we need to do with Outland and Northrend because the story that we are telling in Cataclysm is kind of interesting once you get to Outland,” said Brack. “Because there’s no congruity between the two stories. It feels a little weird for you to have the whole Deathwing is back and has destroyed the world, and you walk into Outland and your like ‘Hey! There’s this guy Illidan’.

“That feels a little weird and we don’t exactly know how we’re going to tackle that yet, but that is definitely something that we do want to find a solution for.”

Cataclysm launches on December 7, which is just a week away.

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17 Comments

  1. Hunam

    To be honest, the game is now almost perfect. I recommend everyone give it a go now.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. DSB

    Perfection is in the eyes of the beholder I guess. Usually there are as many opinions on that as there are players and theorycrafters.

    They are completely right though, it’s completely impossible for a former player to stay away from an expansion like this.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. M2Kx

    :D

    Always have to laugh if I read the word “game” related to World of Warcraft… but then I remember that it’s sad :(

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Hunam

    Seriously, every zone has been remade. Redridge is my favourite so far, all the quests are utterly glorious.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Phoenixblight

    @4

    You think Redridge is fun wait til you see Stranglethorn and the Plaguelands.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Hunam

    They have managed to make STV fun?

    You’re pulling my leg right?

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Phoenixblight

    Not at all. I would be the first one to complain if that wasn’t the case but no they even made STV fun and not a grindfest like the original with the troll ears or gorilla teeth, etc. No its actually an enjoyable experience especially with what they did to ZG.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. OlderGamer

    I used the 7 free days they handed out to return.

    Some great and long over due improvments. But here is the thing. I have two accounts. One mine and one my kids and wife share.

    Their account was hacked and we are looking at charge backs.

    I haven’t played in months(either account) and haven’t used the old PC that I used to play on in months. I bought a new PC about one week after I stoped playing WoW/Battle.net. I had to redownload/reinstall the game client just to use the 7 free days.

    And I found we were hacked. I used to buy into the idea that maybe people were careless, used add-ons, visited rouge sites, fell victim to key loggers etc. Now I am possitive, 100%, that it is possible to be hacked with absolutly no fault of the player.

    And given that …. why would I want to start paying for wow again? Plus the 40usd for the cati expac. We had a stable of 80s on the compromissed account. They restored a measily 250G, to buy greens from the AH, thats a joke. And worse we still have to pay back the charge backss if we wanted to play.

    In short it is the lack of account security that will keep me away from wow.

    Login Athenticator you say?

    BS I say.

    Where does my responsibility start and theirs end when it comes to keeping accounts safe? If I need an athenticator then one should be provided for free, and still it should be seen as a weakness of their lack of security at their end. Name me one other game that requires you to do this to keep your account safe?

    Blizzard has 100% lost my faith.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Nonamegamer

    Is it just me or am i the only one who sees that it is the same 40$ for just 5 levels! i am relly upset with blizzard for this i would have considered buying the expansion but for the fact of 5 new levels now don’t get me wrong, i feel it is great that they changed the “vanilla” azeroth and added new races but why? couldn’t blizz have added the typical 10 levels instead of 5 because for me when i used to play it wasn’t for all the endgame now granted i still played endgame but it was as much a part of the journey as the destination i feel and i can only speek for me but for haveing a few 80′s they should have let me take the journey to 90 and now i feel blizz is just saying here take it so you can get to endgame and ooh raid some more.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Hunam

    I’d imagine it’d take as long to do those 5 levels as it would to do 10 normal levels? Once you get that high, any ability you get is going to be godly, giving you tons of stuff at that level would make balancing pretty brutal.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Nonamegamer

    Still with just 5 levels doesn’t that make the classes even more “cookie cutter” because it is less talent points i mean i know they don’t want players to have a “frost fire” spec as in the ability to do 1 tree and about half of another i just feel like when i am playing i get pushed along to the end game as i said earleir i feel jipped for $40 and does bliz really need to give godly abilities… no they didn’t in the last expansion just because the lvl # goes up doesn’t mean that your abilities have to be more “godly” they just have to make sense as the other ones did to make the game fun that is all i ask from blizz 1 to make the game fun and to as related to og’s post i would like blizz to increase there security because when i have a gnome decked out in purples i don’t like to come back and see all of his stuff and his gold gone that was a lot of hours invested in those dungeans into getting that gear.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Phoenixblight

    @10

    You are correct 5 levels but they need so much experience to get to that next level it would be like doing two levels of Wrath or BC even the stats jump accordingly. The new areas are huge compared to previous expansions.

    @11 Security has been buffed especially for the states its not Blizz joob to make sure your computer is clear of malware or you giving out your password to damn near anyone. In the states you have 3 ways of securing your site by smart phone(free), by plastic device(6$) or by phone(free). Your computer and password is for you to protect not Blizzard’s. Right there on the TOS.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. OlderGamer

    I gotta go with JR. on this one PB.

    I know for a fact that we were clean. I think the biggest trick of all that Blizz has pulled of is to convince the masses that people getting hacked did something wrong. My wife is a high up IT PC nerd for a fortune 500 company. She runs said companies Security in terms of their global Email servers, and DR for it(she now handles some 140K users within their messegaging enviroment). Long story short our PCs are locked down tighter then I think they need be.

    We never run add on, we won’t even visit wow heros.

    We didn’t do anything wrong. We have two accounts, same pc, one was hacked one wasn’t. Trust me. or not. There is more to the Blizz/Battle.net account theft then meets the eye.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Phoenixblight

    Yes to boost money Blizzard sells passwords and accounts to hackers. THis is the first I have heard of it. You are saying they make all their GMs fish through millions and million of logs to find these hacked accounts’ gear and gold just because they can. Yeah that makes perfect sense. They aren’t making money on the authenticators as I said two of them are free and one you are paying 6$ for which they sell their pets and mounts for twice or even triple for.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. OlderGamer

    Your being unreasonable PB.

    Where did I suggest or even elude to anything remotly close to Blizzard selling account keys? Or having some master plan to force subscribers to buy authenticators as a money making scheme?

    That is just plan dumb.

    However are you really as nieve to think that ALL comprimised accounts are a direct result of players being careless? I don’t buy that for one second, not anymore. But Blizzard would love you to keep thinking that way. I know I used to. I used to think that rouge emails(phishing), keyloggers, bad addons, fansites, friends sharing logins, and just about anything else you can think of was to fault. Now I know better.

    No doubt that many, and maybe even most accounts are lost to one of those various ways. But not all, not mine.

    And I could accept the fact that I got hacked. Crap happens, and it often stinks. I could deal with that. But the fact that I was hit with a charge back? Nope, not happening.

    Its crazy, think about it. They already restored some stuff. Not all, too much time elasped for them to do a complete restore. So instead the toons were given a starter set of lvl 80 gear and 250G. But in order for my wife and kids to play, I must pay the charge back. The charge back is of course in the form of one months subscription. And of course a charge back occurs when a CC doesn’t go through.

    So someone used CC fruad to activate my account.

    And Blizz freely admits that my account was activated by someone other then me. But still wants me to pay?

    Man, that is all kinds of wrong.

    But Blizzard has you convinced that I must have done something wrong. Hell maybe I was even so careless as to almost ask for it. And there is a whole army of folks that have the same pov as you have PB.

    Something like 12M play WoW, and I am sure tons more use battle.net. Simply said they are a target. No matter how good their D is sometimes the hackers will score.

    So please don’t be unreasonable. My account was hacked. Period. I don’t want to pay or subscrib to Blizzard subscriptions right now. Thats reasonable.

    Oh, also unreasonable to think that everyone that plays wow has a mobile device that can use their mobile authenticator. I know I don’t. And would you want to make a phone call each and everytime you logged into the game? I get up in the AM, thats a phone call, I tunr it off and get lunch, another phone call, do dishes, walk the dog, grab the mail, get a phone call, etc. rather inconvienant if ya ask me.

    If I ever decide to return to wow, and I had been playing off and on scince launch, I will buy an authenticator. For awhile at least, I am going to stick with XBL/PSN/Steam.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Phoenixblight

    @15

    “Oh, also unreasonable to think that everyone that plays wow has a mobile device that can use their mobile authenticator. I know I don’t.”

    Not everyone, No, but how else is Blizz going to contain these hackers. Only way to do it is through smart phone, device or the phone service outside the reach of the user computer and it really is not any more difficult than pressing a button on your phone, device or calling them which is a two second thing my wife does it.

    My account was hacked 7 months ago did I blame blizzard for it? No, I messed up somewhere there is no other way of your account getting hacked other than the user messing up somewhere on the nets unless Blizzard is giving out passwords and account info. Not sure where you are getting at or how you are placing the blame on Blizzard. As I said it is stated on their TOS that they don’t have to look for hacked accounts gear and gold, they do it as a courtesy.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. OlderGamer

    I know it is nice that they do a look into it for you. But I honestly think that they wouldn’t worry about it if it was only one or two%. But it seems like almost everyoe I talk to has at one point been hacked before. And I think they do it, because if they didn’t, they would lose people in droves.

    All of that indicates two things, to me.

    One is that the problem is so wide spread they really have to do it.

    And two, at least some element of the “Hacking” is not just user end fault.

    Of course I don’t know for sure. And am not pointing fingers. The only thing I am 100% certian of, is that my PC was not comprimised. 100% possitive.

    Like I said Blizzard is a hella target. WoW is huge.

    Going forward I hope they learn from this for their next MMORPG. Nearly everything BOP. Nodes instance for each player individualy. A Blizzard run store, selling in game iteams/mounts/weapons/armor/gold. Completly ban add-ons. And so on. Little in game design stuff that elemenates opertunity for someone to exploit something in game for out of game profit. Trying to reduce the game as a target would be a huge help. IMO.

    I read that a stash of Data had been oncovered that litterly contained millions of game account login keys. Games from NCsoft to Sony to Blizzard. I mean really crazy numbers like 5million plus accounts. I can’t remember the link/story/web page at this point. Sorry. But my point would be that games like WoW where you can make a fair amount of real world cash(chinesse gold farmers, anyone?) are going to draw a lot of attention from cons.

    Knowing that, more needs to be done to keep peoples game keys safe. I do believe that educating gamers is a good and needed step. But no way do I feel that blame can be fully placed on the end user.

    Besides this is Blizzards bread and butter. If hacked accounts drive away their paying subscription holders … surly it is in their best intersts.

    Anyways it is late, I need to get to bed. Sorry your account was hacked, but unless I was 100% sure where/how/when your account was compromissed, I would keep an open mind. I know people have the “it must not be true, unless it happens to me” pov. I know a guy that has been hacked three times. And he keeps going back to Curse for addons. But I also know a couple people that claim they never used adds or clicked false emails or anything else. But once it happend to me, now I believe them.

    #17 4 years ago

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  • Bloodborne journal, part 1: managing anxiety on the path to the Cleric Beast

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  • PS Store Easter sale discounts MGS: Ground Zeroes, Far Cry 4, more

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  • Bloodborne video: how to unlock the first shortcut in Old Yharnam

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  • Bloodborne issue prevents summons at Vicar Amelia fight

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  • Mass Effect 3 on sale on EU PSN, but not free

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  • Elite: Dangerous Race to Elite winners announced, one player makes £10,000

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  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: How to make the most money with Special Bonuses and Elite Challenges

    You’re not hitting heists for the good of your health. Here’s how to max cash rewards. Money. GTA Online players love it. Greenbacks are the core of the entire experience, allowing you to buy the best weapons, vehicles and stupid haircuts. Heists, as promised, gives more opportunities than ever to earn serious cash, but once […]

  • PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 coming tomorrow

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  • GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges and more

    Heists aren’t the only addition in GTA Online’s latest DLC – there’s a lot of content that can earn you big RP and cash payouts. GTA 5 Online Heists guide: adversary modes, daily objectives, free roam challenges While heists are the talking point and big payoff after more than a year of waiting, there’s a […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: what’s the best Police sniper rifle?

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  • Evolve 1.3 patch nerfs Wraith, adjusts Kraken

    Evolve is receiving a new patch that aims to put an end to the Wraith’s dominance. Evolve developer Turtle Rock outlined a few of the changes coming in patch 1.3. The patch brings balance changes to the monsters – mainly the Wraith – as well as other various changes to Hunters’ tools based on player […]

  • Bloodborne: watch the opening 40 minutes

    The opening minutes of Bloodborne really do set the stage for what’s to come. They’ll also help you decide if this game is for you. Arekkz Gaming has captured the first 40 minutes of Bloodborne. Complete with the opening cutscene, and the first few obstacles you’ll face. The video is commentary free, so wear headphones […]

  • YouTube will relaunch livestreaming service with focus on eSports and gaming – report

    According to industry sources, Google is preparing to relaunch YouTube’s livestreaming service with a focus on eSports and gaming. According to anonymous sources speaking to TheDailyDot, Google is planning to bring back YouTube’s livestreaming service. The company is said to have started recruiting around 50 engineers with experience in the field, “a pretty big statement […]

  • I think I’m too old for Final Fantasy 15

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  • New multiplayer mode for Splatoon announced

    Nintendo has sent over three screenshots for Splatoon along with information on the Wii U another of the title’s multiplayer modes. Called Ranked Battle, it keeps track of each player’s online ranking. Splat Zones is one of the additional ways to play online in this mode. It differs from Turf War, which is the main […]

  • 2015 WoW Arena World Championship has a $250,000 prize pool

    Blizzard has announced the WoW Arena World Championship will culminate at BlizzCon 2015. World of Warcraft 3v3 Arena teams from around the globe will compete for spot at the 2015 WoW Arena World Championship and for a share in the $250,000 prize pool. Online qualifiers will be held for North America, Southeast Asia, Australia, New […]

  • The Crew two-hour demo now available in US, tomorrow in the UK

    Ubisoft has announced a free trial of its driving MMO The Crew will be available tomorrow, March 25 in the UK. It’s live today in North America. For current players, the Vintage Car Pack and Vintage Live Update, including a new PvP mode, are now available. The Vintage Car Pack included the Chevrolet Corvette C2 […]

  • Minecraft Mass Effect Mash-Up and Pattern Texture Pack out from today

    A Mass Effect Mash-up pack and the Pattern Texture Pack will release on PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita today in North America and tomorrow in Europe. The Pattern Texture Pack is also available for Xbox consoles today. The Mass Effect Mash-Up pack contains the Mars Facility from Mass Effect 3 plus textures and craftable items […]

  • The Talos Principle expansion pack Road to Gehenna announced

    An expansion for The Talos Principle has been announced titled Road to Gehenna. The expansion follows the narrative of Uriel, Elohim’s messenger, as he explores a “strange, hidden part of the simulation” on a mission of “mercy and redemption.” Uriel is attempting to free the souls of the damned “at all costs.” Road to Gehenna […]

  • Twitch Plays Pokemon finally catches ‘em all – even the rare Mewtwo

    Twitch Plays Pokemon players have captured all 151 original Pokemon which were included in a modified version of Pokemon Red, and this includes the rare Mewtwo. It took 39 days for Twitch players to catch ‘em all. Have a look at the impressive feat for yourself below. Thanks, Polygon.

  • GameStop will have limited units of Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL back in stock

    Those who missed out on the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL will have another opportunity to purchase it outside of eBay. Tomorrow only, GameStop stores in the United States will have four units in stock, according to and internal memo sent to Kotaku. This is every store in the country, and again, only […]

  • Second phase of Fortnite closed Alpha launches today

    Fortnite’s second closed Alpha test will go live this afternoon, according to the official website. Those currently participating will have until April 14 to test the online aspects for 12 hours per day (noon -12am EDT). All progress from the previous Alpha test will be wiped, and other changes are listed in the patch notes. […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition: Jaws of Hakkon out now on PC, Xbox One

    As promised yesterday, the single-player DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition, Jaws of Hakkon, is now available on PC and Xbox One. It will run you or £11.99 or your regional equivalent. The new content expands the land of Thedas with mountainous regions and forests, and it is full of “vicious enemies.” Players will also be […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer shows Ascendance gameplay

    Activision has released a new gamepay trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to support the Ascendance DLC which releases next week. Ascendance, will release first on Xbox consoles March 31 and includes the next chapter of the Exo Zombies Saga, Infected, along with four new multiplayer maps: Perplex, Site 244, Climate and Chop Shop. […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight will be a digital only release on PC – report

    It appears Batman: Arkham Knight will not see a physical release on PC, according to ShopTo. The retailer was told by its buyer the Rocksteady game will only be released on PC in digital form. ShopTo is currently double checking the information. If accurate, it is unknown if this will be case in North America […]

  • Bloodborne patch focusing on load times, performance optimizations in the works

    A patch for Bloodborne which will address load times is in the works, Sony has said The load times were one of the issues noted in Digital Foundry’s report on the From Software title. Sony told Eurogamer the patch would also explore other issues as well. “The development team is currently exploring another patch for […]

  • Gearbox would “love” to have entire Borderlands collection on current-gen

    An Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version of the original Borderlands game is something Gearbox Software is interested in, according to studio boss Randy Pitchford. Speaking in the latest Major Nelson podcast, Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford said should Borderlands: The Handsome Collection prove successful, 2K Games might consider a current-gen version. “The fact that The […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood artwork shows the catacombs, dock, more

    Over the weekend we posted Wolfenstein: The Old Blood artwork along with news of a retail release in Europe. Today, we have better quality images of said artwork to share with you. Enjoy. The standalone prequel will be released digitally on May 5 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in North America, and digitally on […]

  • Slender: The Arrival terrorizes PS4 and Xbox One this week

    In case you forgot, what with Bloodborne out today and other high profile releases of late, Slender: The Arrival is out today on PlayStation 4 in North America. The scary game will arrive on Xbox One tomorrow, March 25, and in Europe on PS4. Slender: The Arrival is an expansion on the original Slender game […]

  • World of Warcraft’s WoW Token rollout slated after launch of patch 6.1.2

    Blizzard has announced it will start rollout its WoW Token option in the weeks following the launch of patch 6.1.2 on March 24. WoW Token allows players to exchange in-game gold for game time and vice versa. Blizzard will release WoW Token first in realms serving North America, Oceania, and Latin America and will expand […]

  • The Evil Within: The Consequence dated for April, teaser video released

    Part 2 of Juli Kidman’s adventure in The Evil Within will arrive next month with the release of The Consequence. Above is a brief teaser showing some of the “madness” Kidman will encounter. The Consequence will arrive on Tuesday, April 21 on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. European PlayStation players will […]

  • Bloodborne sometimes “struggles to run at a smooth frame-rate” per performance analysis

    Bloodborne has been analyzed by Digital Foundry and according to the report, even with a 30fps cap the game sometimes “struggles to run at a smooth frame-rate.” The game’s day-one 2.69GB update 1.01 is “essential” as it contains improvements to game performance and stability and the frame-rate tests run by Digital Foundry were in single-player […]

  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection reviews round-up

    Borderlands: The Handsome Collection reviews are out in the wild so we decided to catch a few of them for you. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is out today on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The collection packages Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel along with each game’s DLC content on one disc. Better graphics and […]

  • Evolve, Forza Horizon 2, WWE 2K15 are this week’s Deals with Gold

    Evolve, Forza 2 Horizon and WWE 2K15 are just some of the games which are part of this week’s Xbox Deals with Gold. You can also pick up the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Pro Edition for 20% off as well as the standard edition for 33% off. For the Xbox 360 crowd, there’s also […]

  • Xbox 360 2015 Spring Value bundles now available starting at $250

    Microsoft is offering a discount on three Xbox 360 bundles with prices starting at $250. The Xbox 360 2015 Spring Value bundles feature various content such as a Kinect, 500GB console bundle and one month of Xbox Live Gold. Xbox 360 500GB Spring Value Bundle: comes with Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare download and Fable […]

  • Rainbow Six Siege beta sign ups now open

    Ubisoft is letting everyone register for the upcoming Rainbow Six Siege closed beta. Rainbow Six Siege is due for a closed beta sometime this year. Ubisoft has opened registration to everyone. All you need to do is enter your preferred platform and log in using your Uplay account. You will be entered into a waiting […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Exo Zombies map Infection is creepy

    The upcoming chapter in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies mode is called ‘Infection’ and Activision has been slowly revealing bits and pieces about it. A few teasers have been dropping ahead of Ascendance launch this month. The teasers are about the second episode in the Exo Zombie story, Infection. First off, the map. […]

  • This is the Bloodborne press kit in all its glory

    Bloodborne is a gorgeous game so it’s only fitting that the press kit it came in is a reflection of that. The pictures capture the many amazing bits of the Bloodborne press kit. A press kit is what’s usually sent to the reviewers alongside the review copy. They’re usually very ornate and almost all of […]

  • This Hearthstone turn is taking over 40 hours and you can watch it happen

    A very smart Hearthstone player has rigged his game to make one turn take over 40 hours, and it has been going for over 22 already. Hearthstone player Mamytwink set up a game against his friend to try and achieve the record for the longest turn in Hearthstone ever. Basically, Mamytwink set the game up […]

  • The Witcher 3: Geralt’s beard grows over time, but not Gandalf-long

    The beard of The Witcher 3 protagonist Geralt will grow over time, but you can trim it if you choose to. As part of a recently published impressions piece by German magazine Gamestar (translated by NeoGAF), The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt developers revealed that Geralt’s beard will in fact grow over time. Not content with […]

  • Sony mistakenly abandons Bloodborne trademark in the US

    The administration side of Sony Computer Entertainment has not been in the best of shapes recently. Sony has abandoned four game trademarks yesterday, one of which is for Bloodborne. The trademarks were all registered with US Patent and Trademark Office. All of the games trademarks pertain to unreleased games and Sony would’ve had to either […]

  • Payday 2 will be supported until 2017

    Payday 2 developer has announced that it will continue to support the game for the next two years. Payday 2 developer Overkill has revealed today that it’s planning to support the game until 2017. What this means is that more free content as well as paid DLC are in the works for release later. Payday […]

  • These are the top Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare weapons, according to the developer

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  • H1Z1 has sold more than 1 million copies

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