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Torchlight 2 priced, final class announced

Friday, 26 August 2011 15:05 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Runic Games has officially priced Torchlight 2 at $20, and has revealed the final class in the game as the Embermage. Previously announced classes were the Berserker, Engineer, and Outlander. Runic CEO Max Schaefer has said the price will allow everyone to “comfortably afford,” to play the game “via a LAN, or play single player offline, all with no further purchase.” There still isn’t a set release date for the game, but it is still on target for 2011. Thanks, Joystiq.

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16 Comments

  1. GwynbleiddiuM

    Question here, Via LAN is the only way to play it with someone else or Online through internet is there too?

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Xuchilbara

    @1 – There is online play, doing dungeons with up to 4 friends…

    I am pretty sure this quote “comfortably afford,” to play the game “via a LAN, or play single player offline, all with no further purchase.” was a jab at his old bosses, who are now doing Diablo 3, and that game requires an internet connection.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. deathgaze

    The real question is this: What will come out first? Diablo III or Torchlight 2? I’m pretty sure Runic is very acutely aware that the success of their game hinges almost entirely on Diablo III’s release date.

    Personally, my money is on Diablo III coming out in January of 2012. That’s where Runic seems to be putting their money as well. However, if the Diablo 3 beta starts in October and they go gold during, say, early November… Runic might be in trouble.

    The only bright spot for Runic in this scenario is the system specifications for their game. Diablo III will likely meet or exceed the system specifications of StarCraft II. If users find that they can’t play Diablo III with their system then they might instead turn to Runic’s Torchlight 2 to get their dungeon crawling fix. After all, Torchlight 2 can run on a low spec netbook.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. GwynbleiddiuM

    @3 Well Tourchlight can’t compete against the Diablo III because firstly it’s a low budget game and second PR-wise and advertisements-wise it has nothing in comparison. So it should come out before D3 IMO, but in the end most of us RPG crowds gonna buy this due to simple fact that the market is suffering from absence of descent RPG titles. I will and it has nothing to do with anything but the love for RPG. Yet still I hope it’s before D3 so I can fill the gap in between Skyrim and D3, since Mass Effect wouldn’t take too much time anymore.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. ultramega

    @4
    Lol. From the decisions Blizzard has been making, I’m more excited for Torchlight 2 than Diablo III right now.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Ireland Michael

    @5 Ditto. It just seems more interesting.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. OlderGamer

    @5 and 6

    Same here.

    If I had to pick between just Tourchlight2 or D3, I’d buy Tourchlight2.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. DSB

    I think that’s mostly because so little has been shown of Diablo III. I’m gonna get Blizzard fever once the shit hits the fan.

    Really though, Runic aren’t without their own cards to play. First of all they have one great game under their belt – That always helps. Secondly, Diablo III is likely to be priced at 60 dollars. That’s three whole copies of Torchlight 2 for you and your friends.

    I wouldn’t be too worried, and really, if their hands were shaking, I really doubt they’d be launching a multiplayer hack n slash for 20 bucks a pop.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Ireland Michael

    Frankly, I stopped caring about Blizzard after World of Warcraft turned into a free-for-all hand-me-down-loot snore fest with little to no skill required for the rewards.

    Their ideas are uninspired and boring. Their worlds are unimaginative and derivative to the point of practical plagiarism, and they never make up their mind what the hell they want to do with any of their ideas.

    I left for greener pastors a long time ago. Haven’t looked back since.

    #9 3 years ago
  10. DSB

    To me they’re like the Santa Clause of gaming.

    I loved World of Warcraft, and every bit of the lore is stolen from someone or something, but I don’t think they tried to deny the fact that they were dabbling with pulp fiction. Lots of the quests in the game have pretty obvious pop culture references.

    I think I just like knowing that no matter what, someone out there is going to put a bit of pride in their work. There’s only a handful of developers that I’d trust like that.

    I couldn’t get into the hardcore e-sports of Starcraft II, and I probably wouldn’t have bothered getting it if I’d known it to be focal point, but I have no problem understanding why people love it to death. It’s like a finely engineered watch.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. GwynbleiddiuM

    Well frankly I’ve been waiting for Diablo III for such a long time that if even they throw shit at me and call it Diablo I’ll buy it, yet, Blizzard always was a company that held up its name with pride and delivered as best as possible at the time, so I won’t mind the most things you people find discouraging about Diablo 3 and I know and understand why they do those things so I’m fine and my interest in Diablo 3 is still strong.

    And I truly didn’t find wow like Ireland described it has its flaws and they are many but still it’s the best MMO out there and it has the best lore and setting. I reckon you have killed Ragnaros on HC mode 20 times by now to claim that statement, everyone knows that the true challenge of WoW lies in Heroic mode of end-game raids which is currently Firelands, and frankly its normal mode isn’t some walk in the park either so I completely disagree with what you said. Sure, WoW is a grindfest, you have to work like a mule to get reps, leveling professions and stuff but in the end many people enjoy these things even though I’m not among them.

    The true problem of WoW is in the way people playing it not they way it designed. People rely heavily on other people’s experience and battle-tested strategies and they have forgotten how did they play things before guides and videos of ‘how to kill this, how to kill that’. This created a new generation of MMO players, unable to devise a strategy on their own and copycat what others video guides tells them to do like mindless husks. IMO there far too little guilds that producing results of their own work and those are and always will be the true players and raiders out there.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Ireland Michael

    @11 I got so bored of the game with Cataclysm I never even bothered to get that far.

    Not that I have to. If I don’t achieve something in the current content patch, all I have to do is wait for the next content patch to come out so that I can get all that previously shiny gear by running progressively easier five mans.

    It completely mitigates the point of even trying. If a player isn’t good enough to progress far enough in the game to get the best gear, all they have to do is sit around and wait for a few months until it’s practically handed to them for free.

    There should be a gear reset between each expansion, not between each goddamn content patch.

    “The true problem of WoW is in the way people playing it not they way it designed.”

    Bollocks. The game *used* to be challenging. The game *used* to require skill, planning and effort to progress through to the raiding circuit and beyond. Now you just wait a few months and you’ll get all the gear that people put time and effort by running five-mans.

    ‘m not an elitist raider either, believe it or not. I never stepped inside some of the harder raid instances with the top-level gear. I never had the time.

    But I don’t believe that people should be awarded for a lack of effort. When I use to complete those five and ten mans in Burning Crusade, I felt like I’d actually achieved something, because it took actual skill and teamwork to beat those challenges.

    Now? Now it’s just a damn cakewalk. I no longer feel any sense of achievement in the game, because everything is so damn easy.

    This is why I think people are leaving the game in droves. People aren’t feeling like their time is being rewarded anymore, because the idiots at Blizzard feel the need to pander to the “no child left behind” mentality.

    “Hey guys! Spend months in our raids and get this gear! Just don’t forget that everyone else will be wearing it in a few months as well, and they didn’t even have to work for it!”

    And no, achievements don’t make it worth while. I’m invested in the evolution of my character’s gear and stats, not an arbitrary bunch of virtual badges.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. GwynbleiddiuM

    I still fail to see the cakewalk here. You say you can wait till next content patch to get all the gears, eh? Yup with each content patch they nerf older raids so people can be geared faster to get into the new content. Still, Heroic difficulty is there to reward the hardcores, yup you can get shit load of normal epics, but it’s not the same scenario with heroic drops, you need a very good team for that. And, FYI if it was such a walk in the park why there are still guilds out there that didn’t get the 7/7 on firelands normal? The true challenge of wow is in Heroic mode, it’s been so ever since it was introduced.

    The fact that the game become boring and repetitive for you is one thing, ranting on how things were and how things are and how you don’t like this because it used to be an elites only game and now there are so many casuals around is something else. Blizzard has enough content to satisfy all of their peers regardless of pros, core or casual classification.

    And just for the record the game was the king of MMOs for like 7 years now, after 7 long years it loses a few thousands in 12 million subscribers is hardly a surprise. even if it loses half of the current subs, still the most played game online out there.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. Ireland Michael

    Yes, and it completely invalidates the efforts of the people who put in time and skill to pawn off those items to less skilled players without them having to do anything.

    If you come last in the race, you don’t deserve a goddamn metal.

    It’s not elitist. I never got into the most hardcore content in the game. But what I did earn was through my own efforts. Now I can wait a few months and get free epics for doing next to nothing. And that’s the fucking problem. I know I didn’t *earn* the gear. It was handed down to me. No Child Left Behind.

    Heroics are lazy content. They’re intentionally made to be ridiculously difficult (in the past they were overtuned to the point of being impossible) purely to keep people playing. Instead of, I don’t know, creating a diverse selection of content like they did in the previous expansion.

    Every expansion has launched with progressively less content, and significantly less dungeons and raids. Cataclysm has almost half the amount of end game content that was in BC… and don’t even get me started on how much of it is recycled…

    And for the record, it hasn’t lost “a few thousand”. People are dropping the game en masse. Just check the internet. Even Blizzard themselves has admitted there’s been a steep decline in the active player base.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. GwynbleiddiuM

    So, what you’re saying is Heroic is hard, normal is easy, I’m confused now because what you’re saying now totally counters your previous walk-in-the-park statement. I don’t mind when the instances get nerfed, there are many people that don’t have the time or are not in the same level as elitists, they are entitled to the money they spend on the game to be able to enjoy it while they’re not as good as elites or simply can’t afford to invest too much time in the game. Elitists get their rewards from heroics and by the time that the new content arrives they move on to new things and honestly don’t care about where casuals spend their wow time, cause they’re to busy strategising for new encounters rather than giving a shit. They got their rewards and most of them have 370+ with Firelands gear while others fall further behind them with combination of 359 and crafted 365ishs.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. Ireland Michael

    Someone being better than you at something does not make them an elitist.

    Normal is too easy. Heroics are padded content and an excuse not to make *actual* content more challenging by default.

    Yogg-Saron in Heroic was so overpowered that he was completely undefeatable until a guild deliberately exploited mechanics in the game to beat him. That’s not improved content? That’s just lazxy design.

    What’s even worse is the new habit of “gating” content. They *know* their content doesn’t have the same longevity that it used to, due to it being too easy, so half the time now they unlock it in pieces just to keep people running their subscriptions a little while longer.

    Paying your subscription fee does not entitle you to see everything in the game. It entitles you to try the content. If you’re not skilled enough to beat it, the people who are shouldn’t see their hard work invalidated every twelve weeks just so you can “see the content”.

    I never saw the inside of the Black Temple in Burning Crusade, but guess what? I didn’t care. Because with the limited time I had, when I went into those Heroics and beat those bosses, I actually felt like I earned my rewards.

    The first time I ever cleared Karazhan with my guild was probably one of the most exciting moment I’ve ever had in a video game in my entire life.

    No? No I’m just bored because I’m earning all this overpowered gear through little to no effort. Yay, you beat the easy version! Now try the… slightly more difficult version!

    I’d love to hear OG’s thoughts on this. I know he left the game recently as well, and I’m curious what his own personal incentives were.

    #16 3 years ago

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  • Hyrule Warriors has shipped 1 million units worldwide

    Koei Tecmo has announced shipments of its Wii U hack and slash action title, Hyrule Warriors, has shipped one million units worldwide. The Omega Force-developed title was released in Japan on August 14 and in the west on September 26. Two packs of DLC for the game are slated for February alongside the version 1.5.0 […]

  • Xbox Games Store discounts Never Alone, Dragon Age: Inquisition, more

    This week’s deals available through the Xbox Games Store will be valid until February 2 with titles such as Battlefield 4, Dragon Age Inquisition, Never Alone, and Titanfall discounted. Discounted titles with an asterisk are for Xbox Live Gold members only. Xbox One Just Dance 2015* – 40% Another World* – 50% Never Alone* – […]

  • Say hello to Mortal Kombat X’s latest character: Reptile

    As promised, one of two character reveals this week for Mortal Kombat X has occurred: it’s the acid-spitting Reptile. Nice! Watch the video above. Mortal Kombat X is slated for release on April 14 and will be available on PC, PS3, PS4,Bxo 360 and Xbox One. Thanks, MrTGJelly (Trent).

  • Twisted fairy tale Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries hits Steam Early Access

    Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries, the successful Kickstarter from GRIN Studios, has launched on Steam Early Access. The PC title is described as a “cinematic fable featuring a vengeful Red Riding Hood,” who armed with an axe sets out on a quest to avenge the murder of her parents. Gameplay features action-platforming, combo-based hack ‘n […]

  • Dead or Alive 5: Last Round delayed to late March on Steam

    Koei Tecmo has announced it is delaying the PC release of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round to March. According to an updated listing on Steam (thanks, AGB), the fighter was delayed “in order to provide you with the best experience possible.” To apologize for the delay, Team Ninja will offer the Halloween 2013 Set, […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online will be F2P “no plans” for western release

    Dragon’s Dogma Online will be a free-to-play title for PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Set for release this year, Dragon’s Dogma Online has a lobby which will support up to 100 players, is open-world, and the executive producer is Hiroyuki Kobayashi. Players can form groups with up to four players or pawns while raids […]

  • Watch this release video for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel DLC Lady Hammerlock

    The Lady Hammerlock DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel releases today on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and coinciding with the release is the launch trailer. In the Lady Hammerlock DLC, players are introduced and will be able to step into the shoes of Sir Hammerlock’s sister, Lady Aurelia the Baroness. The DLC will run […]

  • Free DLC for Tales of Zestiria takes place after main storyline

    Free DLC will be released in Japan for Tales of Zestiria, and while Bandai Namco has yet to state whether it will be released westward with the core game this summer, it’s an interesting slice of content. According to information from Jump posted by Siliconera, the DLC Alisha After Episode: What Is Reflected In The […]

  • This video of a Paris flat looks the real deal, but it’s all Unreal Engine 4

    I’m not entirely sure when, or how, this fella managed to sneak into my secret flat in Paris and film it, but since it’s out there I may as well share it with you. All joking aside, this video is rather amazing. It provides a virtual tour of a flat located in Paris; however, it’s […]

  • The Witness passes key development milestone, still no release date

    The Witness has seemingly come back from the dead. Creator Jonathan Blow has posted an update on the game’s development. Surely you still remember The Witness? Jonathan Blow’s follow-up to Braid, which was shown during the PlayStation 4 reveal event all the way back in February 2013? Well, today we got our first development update […]

  • You can now take selfies in World of Warcraft

    The latest patch to World of Warcraft has added a S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera to the game. And it does exactly what it sounds like it does. Patch 6.1 is currently being deployed to World of Warcraft’s Public Test Realms (PTR). There’s a massive list of patch notes, but the most pressing one, other than Twitter integration, […]

  • Hellblade: early gameplay and prototype footage revealed

    The latest developer diary for Hellblade is here with a look at some early gameplay prototypes and a peek at some polished areas. Hellblade developer Ninja Theory has revealed even more details of how game development works behind the scenes. The eighth part of this ongoing diary shows early gameplay footage along with some intriguing […]

  • Resident Evil Revelations 2: Raid mode offline-only on launch, more details

    Capcom has revealed a tonne of new details about Raid mode in Resident Evil: Revelations 2. Capcom has confirmed that Raid mode will launch with the first episode of Revelations 2 in February. You will be playing it offline only though, either solo or in split-screen co-op. As for the online portion, Capcom promised it […]

  • Watch the first 20 minutes of Life is Strange

    The first 20 minutes of Life is Strange have been posted online for anyone to watch. The opening 20 minutes of Life is Strange set the stage for what kind of game it is. The kind that you’ll probably like if you’re a fan of Telltale games. The video is courtesy of consolewarsofficial and you […]

  • Don’t blame Ubisoft for cancelling keys – blame the culture of overpriced games

    Publishers need to drop PC games prices in order to stem the flourishing grey market, says Matt Martin. “How are you going to sell me Far Cry 4 for £45 when I can pick up Far Cry, Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3, Far Cry: Blood Dragon and extra DLC for just £30?” Some players […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online is real, full reveal in this week’s Famitsu

    What’s been heavily-rumoured to be the next instalment in the Dragon’s Dogma franchise, Dragon’s Dogma Online, will be fully revealed this week. According to a recent post by Famitsu, the magazine’s upcoming weekly issue, which releases January 29, will contain a massive feature on Dragon’s Dogma Online. The magazine will dedicate 18 pages to all […]

  • Valve responds to recent Counter-Strike match-fixing scandal, bans offenders

    Valve has investigated the recent case of match-fixing involving two teams in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive professional scene and decided to ban those involved from future tournaments. Recent allegations involving match-fixing between iBUYPOWER and NetcodeGuides.com – two of the professional teams that played in Cevo Season 5 – came to light. Valve has took notice […]

  • Having issues playing Grim Fandango Remastered on PS4? Sony is offering help

    Sony has offered a few steps to help those who are having issues with their pre-loaded PS4 installs of Grim Fandango Remastered. A few reports have started to appear online from users who’ve pre-ordered and pre-loaded Grim Fandango Remastered on their PS4 consoles. Sony has since posted a support thread on the official forums, to […]

  • Get Dragon Age: Inquisition for $36 and more in EA’s Xbox One sale

    Many EA digital games are being offered at considerable discounts on Xbox One right now. The latest EA sale is pretty good, offering sales on many AAA titles. It’s only available on Xbox One, with extra savings for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. The list below covers prices for Gold Subscribers. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare […]

  • Grim Fandango Remastered reviews round-up, all the scores

    Grim Fandango Remastered is a classic game brought into the new generation, so it’s time for everyone to know how great it is. The reviews for Grim Fandango Remastered have started popping up and as per usual, we’ve collected a few of them below. Grim Fandango Remastered is, as the name suggests, a remastered version […]

  • The Witcher 3: latest build is 1080p on PS4, 900p on Xbox One

    The recent preview build of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was running at full-HD resolution on PlayStation 4 and 900p on Xbox One. German website Gamestar attended the recent preview event for The Witcher 3 and examined the three versions that were on offer, PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Here’s the quote, courtesy of Google […]

  • Joystiq is likely to close – rumour

    AOL is rumoured to be closing its video game site, Joystiq. Re/code is reporting that AOL is likely to close its video game site Joystiq soon, according to “various sources.” The move is part of a company-wide restructuring that will affect Joystiq and other “under-performing content properties.” Joystiq is one of the most renowned sites […]

  • The Last of Us movie will be “pretty faithful” to the game

    The Last of Us will bring many of the same elements to the big screen as the small one, according to writer Neil Druckmann. Although The Last of Us will have to be adapted in various ways to make the transition from lengthy interactive adventure to cinema-friendly story arc, Druckmann is hoping to keep the […]

  • Microsoft is fixing Xbox One’s slow controllers

    Xbox One control pads have many charms, but quick start up is not one of them. The Xbox One controller currently takes up to five seconds to connect to your console after switching on, which is an eternity for someone with an attention span as short as mine. Luckily, Microsoft is working to fix this […]

  • Lucius 2 releases on Friday the 13th (of course)

    Lucius 2 has a really fitting release date. Lucius developer Shiver Games has produced a follow-up to the dark tale of an evil child, and it’s coming your way on February 13 – which just so happens to be a Friday. Lucius 2: The Prophecy will set you back $20, and release through Steam. As […]

  • Saints Row 4: Re-Elected PS4 recalled in Australia, incorrect content to blame

    Saints Row 4: Re-Elected has been recalled in Australia due to a mysterious manufacturing issue. An Australian PR representative said that the retail PS4 version of Saints Row 4: Re-Elected has “a serious manufacturing issue” and has been recalled nation-wide. Here’s what we were told (emphasis mine): “A manufacturing issue has caused an incorrectly classified […]

  • The Whispered World follow up now coming to PS4, too

    Deadalic’s gorgeous-looking adventure Silence has been confirmed for a fourth platform. Originally announced for Mac and PC with an Xbox One port one revealed at a later date, Silence is now on its way to PS4 as well. All versions are due later this year. Silence is Deadalic’s first multi-platform release and in my mind […]

  • Mythbusters to tackle DOOM this weekend

    DOOM is the subject of the next episode of Mythbusters. Having been airing for over ten years now, Mythbusters has pretty much run out of myths to bust, which is why we find ourselves in 2015 with an episode dedicating to answering the question “could DOOM be real?” Bethesda has rveealed that the January 31 […]

  • Destiny hosting a Bungie Bounty – go go go

    Destiny players have a chance to take down Bungie employees in return for one of the most exclusive vanity items in the game. Destiny’s Bungie Bounties usually feature guests from the community, and today’s event is no exception. Joining Bungie community manager David “Deej” Dague are several members of Bungie.org, the developer’s most staunch fan […]

  • Elite: Dangerous developer issues lay-offs

    Elite: Dangerous team Frontier Developments has had to let staff go. At least 15 staff have been laid off from the developer’s Halifax studio. According to an investor update, this decision will allow Frontier to focus its efforts at its primary studio in Cambridge, England. “With its business emphasis now on two major self-published franchises, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition tavern songs free for a limited time

    Dragon Age: Inquisition tunes can be yours for the bargain price of zero cashmoney. The tavern songs from Dragon Age: Inquisition will be made available for purchase from various digital distributors sometime after February 9. Until then, though, you can have them for free – including their sheet music. To take advantage of this generous […]

  • Even the Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 teaser is frightening

    Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is probably going to be just as tense and uncomfortable as its two prequels. This teaser for Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is the first we’ve heard of the project since creator Scott Cawthon confirmed it is in the works. The third entry in the series is now up on […]

  • 6.6 million Xbox consoles shipped last quarter

    Xbox One and Xbox 360 console sales were strong last quarter, although Microsoft isn’t talking hard numbers yet. Microsoft shipped 6.6 million Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles to retailers in the quarter ending December 31, the company revealed in its latest financial briefing. This figure wasn’t broken down by platform, and Microsoft didn’t supply […]

  • Homeworld Remastered Collection: five minutes of b-roll footage

    We may not have proper, uncut gameplay footage of the Homeworld Remastered Collection, but we have the next best thing. Homeworld Remastered Collection was confirmed to release on February 25. Gearbox has only showed a trailer, but no extended gameplay demos. There was however a b-roll video showing at PAX South, and we’ve embedded it […]

  • Grim Fandango Remastered looks sharp in these new screens

    Grim Fandango will come back from the dead with the Remastered edition, and it’s looking great. Grim Fandango Remastered has a few new screens available to prove that even old games can look stunning with the right remaster, especially ones with an already well-defined art style. Have a look at them below and get excited. […]

  • Battlefield Hardline: beta weapons, maps, modes, progression system and more

    The Battlefield Hardline beta will include a third new map and a new game mode, on top of what’s already announced. You may remember last week DICE started a community mission for all Battlefield 4 players. The goal was to reach 2 billion points playing Rush mode. That goal has been achieved and as a […]

  • Dying Light launch trailer is one last display of its forte

    The launch trailer for Dying Light is here one day ahead of the game’s release. Techland and Warner Bros. have put out the launch trailer for Dying Light. The trailer is a short reminder of the game’s main selling points: free-running, weapon crafting, drop-kicking zombies. Reviews should start to come out tomorrow for the game […]

  • Watch The Witcher 3 developers stream new gameplay on Twitch

    The Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt RED is hosting a Twitch live-stream to show off brand new gameplay footage and answer some fan questions. The live-stream will start at 7:00pm GMT, 2:00pm EST, 11:00am PST. It will show off plenty of new footage, some of which was shown only to the press so far. The […]

  • Finally, some screens for Final Fantasy 15

    Patience is a virtue and we finally have our hands on a few gameplay screens from Final Fantasy 15. There’s not a lot of them, but they show the impressive lighting and they’re all gameplay as far as I can tell, so take a look. There is no release date for Final Fantasy 15 as […]

  • Here’s 15 minutes of gameplay from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 1080p

    The Witcher 3 has a new direct-feed, 1080p video available that’s 100% gameplay. Would you like some gameplay of The Witcher 3 in beautiful 1080p? Why, of course you would! The gameplay below shows combat, conversations, travelling. In short, it’s a small sample of everything the game will offer. If you’re looking to learn much […]

  • Two Mortal Kombat X characters to be revealed this week

    Mortal Kombat X will get not one, but two character reveals this week. Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has been at again on Twitter, teasing all kinds of reveals over the past few days. Firstly, Boon tweeted this image, which at first glance appears to show a character holding a bow. However, further examination by […]

  • Planetside 2 successfully claims the Guinness World Record for biggest FPS battle

    The Planetside 2 community has successfully organised an online battle involving over 1000 players, breaking the previous Guinness World Record. The event, which was organised by Planetside Battles was pitched to the community last week. 1,158 players have answered the call, smashing the record for “Most Players Online in an FPS Battle.” The previous 999 […]

  • Microsoft aiming for Xbox One-to-PC streaming to function while you watch TV

    Streaming Xbox One games to PC while you watch TV on the console through the HDMI pass-through is something Microsoft is hoping to achieve when the service launches with Windows 10. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has been on Twitter answering fan questions following last week’s Windows 10 event. One interesting bit that came out of those […]

  • Everything we know about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is sure to be one of the biggest RPGs of the year, due for release in May on PC, Xbox One and PS4. Delayed since its target release of 2015, CD Projekt Red’s latest game takes the series to a true open world environment, and charges the player with tracking […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beta date leaked – rumour

    According to an email sent to some YouTubers, the upcoming beta for Battlefield Hardline is scheduled for February 3. The date for the Battlefield Hardline beta is believed to be February 3. It comes from an email that’s been sent by Ronku to various YouTubers reminding them of the starting date, February 3. Ronku is […]

  • The history of The Witcher: beyond the Road With No Return

    We take a look at The Witcher franchise, from the original short stories to its blockbuster video games. The world was first introduced to Geralt through a set of short stories called The Witcher (English translation) written by author Andrzej Sapkowski. The first short story was published in the Polish fantasy and science fiction magazine […]