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Diablo 3 – Blizzard “to be looking at” difficulty options post update 1.0.4

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 14:12 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Diablo 3 game director Jay Wilson has said after update 1.0.4 releases for the RPG, the development team is “going to be looking at” the game’s difficulty options.

Speaking with IGN at gamescom, Wilson assured the issue regarding degrees of difficulty will be addressed, just not with update 1.0.4.

“The basic issue I think we have with difficulty is that we’ve got some players [who] want a super difficult game and some players who don’t view Diablo like that,” said Wilson. “They think Diablo is much more of a farming game and…about the player feeling awesome. And the problem is they’re both right.

“One of the biggest problems of the game right now is we don’t address the issues separately for both groups…We’ve touched difficulty,and we’ve really pushed it more towards it’s going to be a bit easier because we’ve gotten way more feedback that the game’s too hard than we’ve gotten that it’s fine.

“That being said, moving forward that’s one of the things we’re going to be looking at next…How can we address it for both players?”

Wilson said the main goal is “everybody should be able to have fun,” and the team will go about this by gathering as much information from all sets of players as possible – not just the ones with the proverbial bullhorn.

“It’s important that you listen to your forum community, but it’s also important that you recognize they’re not the entire audience,” said Wilson, adding that decisions about “what’s right for the game,” are made only after “a lot of listening and talking.”

Diablo 3 update 1.0.4 is expected sometime this afternoon. Look over the changelog here.

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13 Comments

  1. Mineral4r7s

    I read what they write…. But all I can think of is this:

    http://s1.directupload.net/images/120821/jv7oht5p.jpg

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Takeshi

    “We’ve touched difficulty, and we’ve really pushed it more towards it’s going to be a bit easier because we’ve gotten way more feedback that the game’s too hard than we’ve gotten that it’s fine.”

    Lol, the people who thought the game was fine being harder are probably the same people just playing instead of voicing their opinion.

    Sadly it is the dog that barks the loudest that gets listened to. I’m having a really tough time making it through Normal to the more enjoyable difficulty levels. In the mean time I have games I would enjoy more playing than D3 just to get to Hell.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Fin

    Scumbag gamer:

    Complains games are too easy.
    Complains games are unfair when made harder.

    @2

    If you’re having a tough time getting through Normal (which should still be fun), go to the auction house + buy stuff for you character with high vitality + primary attribute. Should make it easier :)

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Judicas

    Funnily enough I died 4-5 dies clearing normal, once on nightmare, zero times on hell, then a bunch on inferno. Alot of the game difficulty comes down to just learning how to play and gearing up. I’m sad I’ll never get to clear the original inferno difficulty though.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. silkvg247

    @4 Don’t be sad, I almost broke a rather expensive mouse trying to get my fully geared wiz thru vanilla inferno.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. OlderGamer

    I love this game. Keep that in mind. And I think it is too goddamn hard. Plan as.

    I play with a small group of friends and family, 2/3rds of them have stopped playing. Those that have say it so hard it isn’t fun. I have gotten to the end of Nitemare myself. I can’t complete it yet. I have bought a full set of greens for my Wiz. And I still can’t do it.

    Here is why:

    Esp as a single player experience, the classes aren’t balanced. Because of the limited action bar skill slots I don’t have an array of skills at the ready. Look at Titan Quest:IT More choices are better.

    I think the dificulty is easy to fix. Remove the Cool Down for Pots. That goes a long long ways to improving survivability.

    Most of the time when I die, it is because the game screen is so crowded with baddies that I can’t find a clear space to click to move, and something like a poison or molten pool is under my feet.

    That doesn’t leave me with a sense of the game being hard as much as it does the game being cheap. the funny part is that if the game was playable on a twin stick gamepad, that wouldn’t even be an issue at all.

    I know a lot of folks that read and post here fancy themself hardcore gamers and think that a game should be hard. But you gotta understand that you guys are in the minority. And your money doesn’t have any more value then someone elses(less colectivly). My view on a game is that I paid for it, I want to be able to experience all of the content.

    I think the key here is making dificulty an option. Hardcore mode shouldn’t be a toon limited to just one death. Hardcore mode should be a hard version of the game(maybe slighty harder then what it currently is). But in todays game world your going to miss out on sales and piss a lot of your buyers off if your game is too tuff.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Talkar

    @6
    You can’t simply solve the difficulty by removing the cooldown on potions. if you did that a player could just buy a bunch of potions and just spam heal himself all the time, which would then remove the purpose of having more than one difficulty setting since it is only if an enemy could onehit you they would have a chance of killing you. While i do agree with you that you should be allowed to experience all the content since you’ve paid for the game, i do also believe you have to work for it and not just have everything handed to you on a silver plate. Handholding can really destroy a game so that it may only appeal to the casuals that have no idea of what a mouse is, but it will also turn the game into an abomination for anyone who have just some experience playing a game.

    I mean look at one of Blizzards other games, WoW. That game started out very clunky and with a lot of bugs, and over the years they have corrected several of these bugs, but they’ve also been dumbing the game down, and been making the bosses harder in raids. For example, i hadn’t played WoW since the release of Wrath of the Lich King, and by the time the last raid for Cataclysm came out (dragon soul or something like that) i decided to give it a go again. Within 6 real life days, where i also had to work 8-16 every week day, i managed to lvl a fresh character to 85 and down Deathwing. I remembered that previously it took weeks for us to down the bosses in Black Wing Lair and Molten Core, and i enjoyed it.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. OlderGamer

    @Talkar, I still can’t down all of firelands. That spider boss makes me wanna pull my hair out. Same group of people that I play DiabloIII with, I also play wow with. We range in age from 16 and 19(my two boys) to upper 50s. About 15 of us in all, most of us family. We just aren’t ubber gamers.

    But that doesn’t mean we want to spend our game time matching three colored shapes or flail our arms around infront of a kinect dance game either.

    I think it is just what happens when gamers age(I used to be able to beat anything out on C64, Atari2600(flipping the score ruled!), NES, etc. I just can’t anymore. And in a world of many choices for my entertainment dollers, I don’t want to beat my head on a wall with a game.

    I also think that the medium has hit mass market mainstream. Meaning that where as 25 years ago it wasn’t likly that a 30yr old would even play a game, now 31 is the average age of a gamer. Meaning that a lot more then just ubber gamers are buying and playing games.

    Games need to be enjoyable to different ages and different skill levels of gamers. They just do. There is a solution out there for most games, I am sure of it.

    Removing the CD on pots option, I think I viable for Diablo III. DiabloII heal pots didn’t have a CD on them. I don’t think it solves everything, but I think it would help. I have lost count of the times when I am kitting baddies whil ethe screen flashes red, hoping I don’t get winged or cornered while waiting for a Pot to ready to use.

    Put pot CDs in some ubber hardcore mode.

    I am just one of those folks that love games like DiabloIII. And there is a lot to like about the game. But the difficulty has made me frustrated. A frustraited gamer isn’t having fun. No reason i should have to repair twice during the same encounter(love where the mobs pin you back to your spawn spot, and have both champians and an elite sitting there waiting for you to respawn. I have had to quit the game and restart in order to reset the mobs so I could repair and move forward. thats a bit much imo.

    There are four levels in Diablo III, and it isn’t like beating a sp console game where the only point of another dificulty is to have braging rights, achievies or trophies to show off to your friends. I am at end of Nightmare and sitting in the upper 40s(out of 60 lvls). There is more building and gear and crafting to get on higher modes. that is game content to me. PSO does the same type of thing. It has normal, hard, very hard, and when you beat those Ultimate mode unlocks. Ultimate is full of rare drops, and you can keep building your toon till lvl 200. It is done right, imo.

    Dificulty is where I feel DiabloIII has the most trouble. I can handle the always on, even the AH. But I can’t keep playing if it is so hard.

    Sorry for the rant, I love the game but have been sp damn frustraited recently that I haven’t played in a few days. And I would like to.

    Interesting notes:

    Only one player in our group has beating Diablo in Nightmare mode(my 16 yr old son).

    When he looks for random players to play in hell mode, he has a hard time finding them. He has to create his own game, open it to public and once in awhile someone drops in for a bit. That tells me that a lot folks must drop off from Nightmare to Hell modes. I bet Blizz knows that and that is why they are looking to tweak the dificulty.

    I doubt it is because of the forums. I mean maybe. But I bet those hardcore gamers are prolly alos early adopters and have prolly done what erth did and have beaten the game and moved on by now. they had their challange and the remaining pool of players can’t handle it that tuff.

    Btw, that is my therory for the wow nerfs too. Stuff is hard as hell for a window of time when it comes out, then gets dumbied down for the masses after awhile. You kind of have to expect that.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. OlderGamer

    A question I would like to ask talkar, do you use adds with wow? I know you do, we all do.things like deadly boss mod and other stuff. Give the game a go without that shit. Lots harder.

    I ask, because I have yet to talk to anyone that complained about how easy wow has become, that didn’t use a collection of adds. Well, the add ons are designed to make the game experience easier.

    For a real thrill, try a random pug 10 where no one uses add ons or chat.

    Why would you do that?

    Because that is the way the game is. Just use what is in the game client. I know adds can be worked into the client, but if the issue is that it is too easy…why use tools that make it easier?

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Talkar

    @OG
    Again i must say that if they make the various difficulties (past normal difficulty that is) much easier then the whole point of having them becomes redundant. What is the point of playing nightmare difficulty if the difficulty isn’t nightmarish. You know what i mean? The game has to get harder depending on a couple of factors, such as how far are you in the game, for example act 1 should be easier then act 3. The game should also become harder for every difficulty level you go up so that nightmare is harder than normal. I can say that i’ve succesfully leveled through normal, nightmare and is currently going strong on hell difficulty with a hardcore character, in single player of course. Does that make me a hardcore gamer? Maybe it does, i’ll let others decide that for themselves, but what i do know is that it took me leveling up a number of “normal” characters to learn the various monsters and bosses.
    I guess what i’m trying to say is, that even if you don’t have the time/knowledge/skill or something else required to proceed further into a game, should you really be rewarded to do so? I understand you have a desire to get further in, but if you were just handed it wouldn’t that diminish said desire significantly?

    In regards to your question, i’ve only tried one mod/addon for WoW, I don’t really remember what it is called, but it could show the loot off of the different bosses, and the only reason i used it was because at that time i had a computer that couldn’t handle if i alt-tabbed out of a game, to for example check what Lucifron. I’ve had no trouble with the UI in the game so i see no reason to use an addon for that and i rebound my keys anyways so i never had a need for macros either (1-6 is on QWERTY, 7-´ is on AFGZXC and a couple of lesser used abilites on the 1-6 keys with my movement keys on ESDF).

    #10 3 years ago
  11. johnpearse

    Diablo 3 Billionaire is the most efficient way to farm without getting banned or getting your account Hacked. Check out the review at Top Dogg Reviews . com

    #11 3 years ago
  12. OlderGamer

    Hardcore? Yes sir, I would say so :)

    #12 3 years ago
  13. magnumfinger

    Good to know no one is bringing up that Jay Wilson vs David Brevik debacle. But for those who want to know the particular reason why Jay pointed that comment, here’s an article: http://pinoytutorial.com/techtorial/diablo-3-the-truth-about-jay-wilson-and-david-brevik-fiasco/ via N4G.

    #13 3 years ago

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    The 3D Realms Anthology, announced back in October, is now available on Steam for PC and Mac for a limited-time price of $29.99. After the introductory period has ended, it will run you $39.99. The collection contains 32 games, which if purchased individually would you run more than $120. Here’s the list in case you […]

  • A Portal-themed pinball table is coming to Zen Pinball later this month

    Valve and Zen Studios have announced a Portal-themed pinball table is coming to Zen Pinball. The table will be made available on all pinball platforms, including Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2, from May 25. Called the “Aperture Science Heuristic Portal Pinball Device”, it contains the characters Chell, Wheatley and of course GLaDOS. Portal Pinball […]

  • Star Wars characters coming with release of Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits

    Star Wars characters are coming to Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits. Disney says it will contain “many favorite characters and include more gameplay content and variety than ever before.” There will be three Star Wars Play sets: Twilight of the Republic set in the Episodes 1-3 timeline, Rise Against the Empire set during the […]

  • Hearthstone has been played by 30 million people

    Blizzard’s strategy game Hearthstone has 30 million players, the developer announced on Twitter. The figure doesn’t breakdown players numbers by platform, but Activision will release its recent financial report tomorrow, so maybe more information will be forthcoming. Hearthstone was releases on PC March 14, 2014 followed by Mac, phones, and tablets. Blackrock Mountain, the latest […]

  • Tomorrow’s Destiny livestream focuses on Prison of Elders – here’s a teaser

    Another Destiny: House of Wolves livestream takes place tomorrow, and it will focus on Prison of the Elders. The Prison of Elders is a prison facility in The Reef which is watched over by Variks and is part of the new Arena game mode which is limited to three players. The livestream will be hosted […]

  • Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced for current and last-gen

    Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has been announced by Activision, which isn’t shocking in the slightest. Correction: My stupid brain has EA on it due to the financials release later today. The game is being published by Activision. Not EA and I previously stated. I apologize, and have reprimanded myself in a most sever manner. […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector’s Edition is sold out in the UK

    Hopefully, you pre-ordered the Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Collector’s Edition in the UK already. If not, you are likely out of luck. According to GAME, the pack which contains the Half Scale Replica of Snake’s Bionic Arm has sold out in the UK. The retailer confirmed the news to Videogamer this morning. […]

  • Far Cry 4 Complete Edition coming June 19 for PC, PS4 to the UK

    A Far Cry 4 Complete Edition has been announced and it includes the full game as well as the Season Pass. This is the sku which popped up on Amazon Germany earlier in the week. The Season Pass provides access to five separate pieces of DLC. Here’s a refresher on the DLC content: The Syringe: […]

  • The Witcher 3: live Q&A stream with CDP, new monster dev diary inside

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is out in just two weeks, and if you want to know more about Geralt’s latest adventure, CD Projekt is hosting a live Q&A now on Twitch. There’s also a new developer diary below which focuses on monster in the game. The Witcher 3 is out on May 19. Huzzah! […]

  • Forza Horizon 2′s Alpinestars Car Pack has five cars and is ready for download

    The Alpinestars Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 is out now on Xbox One and its the only way you will ever be able to afford a 1992 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport. Unless, of course, you win the lottery or are left in some rich person’s will. In that case, I’ll take the ’53 Corvette, […]

  • Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition is now available in North America

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition has been released in North America. It will be made available in the Europe on May 7 and in the UK May 8 for £49.99 on consoles and £34.99 on PC. As previously announced, this edition contains all previously released DLC content as well as […]

  • Two GAME exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians now available for pre-order

    GAME has announced two exclusive versions of Halo 5: Guardians, and both are now available for pre-order exclusively through one of the retail chain’s 318 stores or online. The £79.99 Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians, which delivers new digital content wrapped in a steel book. There’s also the £199.99 Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector’s Edition […]

  • Deals with Gold: Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Bioshock Infinite, more

    Microsoft has announced its latest Deals with Gold discounts for Xbox Live Gold members. Franchises on sale include Far Cry, Call of Duty, along with individual titles Assassin’s Creed Unity and Bioshock Infinite. The full list is below. Bioshock Infinite discounts are available for both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members. Xbox One Far Cry […]

  • Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has released, watch the launch trailer here

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood has launched on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. You can watch the launch trailer for it below. Boxed copies in Europe arrive from May 15, and in Australia/New Zealand on May 14. You can grab digital copies from the following online services: Steam, PlayStation Network, Xbox Store.

  • GOG’s online service GOG Galaxy is now in open beta

    GOG Galaxy, the DRM-free online gaming platform from the folks at GOG, has left Alpha and is now in open beta for all to try. As previously announced, the online service, similar to Steam, is option. Players do not need to play online as all games are stored by the service and can be played […]

  • DayZ-inspired Goat Simulator DLC GoatZ is out this week on Steam

    Goat Simulator players can download DayZ-inspired DLC this week called GoatZ. According to Coffee Stain Studios, GoatZ is “the only survival game on Steam that isn’t in Early Access.” Jokingly of course. The DLC features: Mandatory crafting system because everyone else is doing it. Zombies that bug out. There’s a pun here about actual living […]

  • No, Far Cry 4 is not currently free on PSN

    You may have seen a few Tweets from people saying that the PS4 version of Far Cry 4 is available to download from PSN for free. This is not true. A few readers have tipped us off to what looked like a glitch on PSN that allowed players to download the full version of Far […]

  • Metal Gear Solid: The 1984 Collection confirmed to be a clothing line

    Konami is teasing a Metal Gear Solid thing called “The 1984 Collection.” The Metal Gear Solid Facebook page posted this image about an hour ago: The caption reads, “Step back into the 80′s with our new MGS collection coming very soon! Stay tuned!” This is supposedly in reference to the clothing line that was announced […]

  • Portal, The Simpsons, Jurassic World & Scooby Doo packs listed for Lego Dimensions

    Lego Dimensions is likely getting a few unannounced content packs. One of which is themed around Valve’s Portal. A set of unannounced content packs for the upcoming Lego Dimensions have been revealed by US retailer Walmart. The listings include packs for The Simpsons, Scooby Doo and Jurassic World, and most interestingly, Portal. The listings have […]

  • This is the most authentic recreation of GTA 2 in real life ever

    Affordable drones have many uses. Most of them are not nearly as exciting as recreating GTA 2 in real life. I am surprised it took us this long, but someone has finally captured footage using a drone that resembles the protagonist’s experience in the classic GTA 2. These aren’t just shots of cars from a […]

  • PlayStation 4 sales reach 2m in the UK

    Sony has sold 2 million PlayStation 4 consoles in the UK, faster than it did with the PlayStation 2 – the company’s best-selling machine in the country. MCVUK is reporting that as of last weekend, 2 million PlayStation 4s have been sold in the UK. The data is based on GfK Chart-Track estimates. This makes […]

  • H1Z1 gets female characters, skin colour options planned

    In an effort to improve diversity in the game, H1Z1 developer has added female characters. Female survivors can now be found throughout the world of H1Z1. Developer Daybreak added the new feature in a patch released last Friday. You will be able to choose a female avatar in the main game and in Battle Royale. […]

  • Possible teaser site for Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi’s new game opens

    Either Castlevania creator Koji “IGA” Igarashi is working on a soon-to-be-launched Kickstarter for his new game, or someone is pulling an elaborate prank. At PAX Prime last year, during Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 panel, a flyer was handed out to attendees that showed what appeared to be a 2D game of some sort with […]

  • Destiny weekly reset for May 5: Heroic and Nightfall strikes detailed

    Tuesday is here and Destiny’s weekly reset is also here. Bungie announced that your weekly Destiny grind has now begun. The Nightfall and Heroic strikes are now live too. This week’s strike is Winter’s Run. Rainbow burn is back for the Nightfall, which means you do more damage with all elemental weapons, but also receive […]

  • PC version of Project Cars delayed in Australia due to severe weather

    Recent weather conditions in Sydney, Australia are responsible for a slight delay of the PC version of Project Cars in the country. Sydney recently suffered from storms that caused flooding in some areas. One of those is the place where publisher Namco Bandai was storing PC copies of Project Cars. The stock was “severely damaged,” […]

  • Twitch’s new process makes it easier for streamers to appeal flagged content

    Twitch has updated its appeals process concerning videos that have been flagged by the audio ID system. Towards the end of last year, Twitch introduced a new audio recognition system that scans archived streams and automatically mutes the audio whenever copyright music is identified. The system has been in-use ever since and Twitch has today […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a day one patch, but it’s not a major one

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will indeed have a day one patch, to make the first-time experience as smooth as possible. Like many modern games, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will have its day one patch. According to the developer however, it wasn’t born out of necessity. Miles Tost, level designer at developer CD Projekt […]

  • CoD: Advanced Warfare owners get free pistol today

    Advanced Warfare developer Sledgehammer Games is adding a new pistol to the game, free to all players. The M1 Irons is a new pistol that comes to Advanced Warfare starting today. The weapon is offered as a thank you gift from the developer. Sledgehammer says the Irons is good at range and packs a punch. […]

  • Fall down the Skullgirls Big Band music video rabbit hole with me

    Skullgirls is a pretty amazing fighting game, but did you know it’s also a passable music creation suite? Earlier today I was idly perusing an episode of PlayStation Underground showing off Skullgirls 2nd Encore, a re-release of the indie fighter packing in loads of new features and coming to PS4 – with full cross-play! – […]

  • The many uses of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood’s pipe weapon

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]