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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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 years ago
  6. Ireland Michael

    @5 Ditto. It just seems more interesting.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. OlderGamer

    @5 and 6

    Same here.

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

    #7 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 years ago

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    Canadian gamers are in for an unpleasant price hike. As spotted by HardcoreGamer, the local Canadian branches of Amazon and EB Games have raised the prices of upcoming games to CAD$75. The CAD$5 increasing comes within a year of prices hitting the CAD$70 point. CAD$75 (£38/€53) currently exchanges for $60, the standard US pricing. The […]

  • New Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows weather, day-night cycle

    The latest Xenoblade Chronicles X footage shows off a gloriously beautiful world. Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first solo Wii U game, and the developer is clearly enjoying being able to build a big open world with all the features we’ve come to expect. Missed the whole Xenoblade thing? Chronicles X is a sort […]

  • Dead Rising: Watchtower teaser talks up the benefits of Zombrex

    Live-action Dead Rising movie Watchtower is almost upon us. Dead Rising: Watchtower will release on Crackle on March 27, and via other digital distributors thereafter. Enjoy the short teaser below, courtesy of IGN.

  • We Happy Few debut hits you upside the face with a frying pan

    Contrast developer Compulsion Games has revealed its next project – the delightfully creepy-looking We Happy Few. We Happy Few is set in “a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England” where “a plucky bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial”. Players are tasked with blending in with […]

  • Slender: The Arrival creeping onto PS4, Xbox One in March

    Slender: The Arrival sold like hotcakes on PC and last-gen consoles, so why not terrify yourself on PS4 and Xbox One, too? Slender: The Arrival will release on PS4 on March 24 and on Xbox One on March 25, developer Blue Isle Studios has announced, for $10. No word on that Wii U version, though. […]

  • GOG weekend sale celebrates German debut

    DRM-free games vendor GOG is celebrating its German-language launch with a tasty sale. The sale offers discounts over 25 “German favourites”. Highlights inclue 97% off Deponia, and less steep but still tasty savings on Memoria and Blackguards 1 and 2. The sale will run through March 3, and you do not have to be, speak, […]

  • Humble Weekly Bundle goes back to Japan

    The latest Humble Weekly Bundle is called Made in Japan, and I’m sure you can guess the theme. Pay what you want for Cherry Tree High Complete Pack (PC; Steam or DRM free), Fairy Bloom Freesia (PC; Steam or DRM free) and Influent + Language Pack (Linux, Mac, PC; Steam or DRM free). Pay more […]

  • Capcom “looking into” solutions to Resident Evil: Revelations PC co-op issue

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

    GTA 5 is the highest-grossing title at the moment in terms of digital revenue, and the PSN is absolutely minting it. Digital games industry analyst Superdata has extended its scope to include console games, which means we suddenly have access to a whole bunch of data we’ve only been able to guess at, or extrapolate […]

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

    Fable Legends will be free-to-play when it launches on PC and Xbox One. According to Lionhead, the one versus four cross-platform title borrows from MOBA games such as Dota 2 and League of Legends as it will contain free, rotating heroes which will be added to a roster for a two week period. Once the […]

  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]

  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]

  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

    A handful of leaked Destiny screens seem to confirm that The Reef location will be the new social space in Destiny. The new addition is likely to be revealed as part of the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. Reddit user Megamanexe4 dropped the screens on the site earlier this morning, along with grabs that reveal […]

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]