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Diablo 3 PC won’t get offline play, Blizzard wants players to feel part of the online community

Friday, 6 September 2013 11:08 GMT By Dave Cook

Diablo 3 developer Blizzard has shed new light on why the PC build won’t receive offline play – as seen in the console version –

Speaking with Eurogamer, game director Joshua Mosqueira said of the matter, “Something Kevin [Martens, lead content designer] says all the time is: Diablo plays best when you’re playing with other people. Because not a lot of people connect their consoles to the internet, that’s where the whole idea of having to get four people on the same couch playing together [comes in]. That’s how we get that social aspect.

“But on PC, we really want players to feel they’re part of the bigger Blizzard and Diablo community. It’s a choice of platform and opportunity for our players to benefit from. There’s a more secure item trading environment, but also a more social environment. We have a lot of plans to make online matter. For us it’s about that connected experience.”

Martens himself added that Diablo 3 was engineered as, “a co-op game from day one”, and continued, “We didn’t add co-op in. It’s not a value added feature. It is the ideal. It’s not something we want to force upon people, but the idea it’s always available – the whole drop-in, drop-out thing – has been of value since the very beginning of the project. We tried to make the game with that in mind.

“As we add new things, as we look to the future, we’re still trying to enrich that. We still are doing a lot to make online matter. Improved matchmaking, new social systems and extra rewards for playing together.”

Would you prefer an offline option for Diablo 3 on PC? Let us know what you think below.

Via PCGamesN.

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25 Comments

  1. Hcw87

    Console version>PC version. Known fact that noone can really dispute.

    Here’s hoping consoles will also get the expansion/pre-expansion patch.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. Lord Gremlin

    @1 That’s no surprise to anyone. Later versions always better provided hardware can support it. and in case of Diablo 3 it can.

    The important thing is not that console version is obviously better. It’s Diablo 3 itself being not very good.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. CyberMarco

    I’ll probably be buying the PS4 version down the line. Let’s hope it’ll be a “complete edition” or something.

    I find it more comfortable to use a controller than m/k for this type of games, same as torchlight.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Llewelyn_MT

    We want our players to have better experience therefore we are forcing them to do things they don’t want to do.

    Because f*** logic, that’s why.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. Llewelyn_MT

    P.S. If you want a co-op action RPG get Torchlight 2. It supports 6 players in drop-in drop-out co-op on LAN or over the Internet, with an offline option.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. ududy

    I wonder if those guys still have any ability to know PR bullshit from the truth, or if they are so mired in the company’s agenda to realize the difference. Giving people options is great, saying you forced something on them for their own good is lame spin.

    #6 1 year ago
  7. MFBB

    I was disappointed with Diablo 3.

    After playing though it once, lost all interest.

    Whole Act 4 was horrible, story complete crap, fail at item hunting/crafting/drops etc.

    I am hoping the new expansion and the 2 expansion change the game a lot.

    Diablo 2 also changed through the AddOn + patches, but well it was good from the beginning anyway :)

    #7 1 year ago
  8. silkvg247

    Well, that “you will do what WE want” attitude just solidifies the fact that I won’t be buying the expansion or anything in the diablo franchise anytime soon.

    I’m very sorry “Kevin” but my greatest diablo experiences were from diablo 1, solo, with the lights out, crapping myself when 30 skeletons and certain death are headed my way.

    Most multiplayer experiences just downright suck in *any* game these days primarily because of the nobheads behind the controls. But I guess I’m not allowed my own opinion! I MUST PLAY AND ENJOY MULTIPLAYER. GAMING MUST BE SOCIAL. I AM NOT ALLOWED ENJOYABLE SOLO EXPERIENCES. Or ya know, I could always just not buy your game, imbecile.

    #8 1 year ago
  9. povu

    That’s great Bliz, but I’m just going over here and be part of the Torchlight 2 community instead.

    #9 1 year ago
  10. GrimRita

    I dont really see this as an issue. However, the issues only arise when people have to move (in real life) and wait for their broadband to be connected. So having an offline mode really is useful.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. sh4dow

    @8:

    Wow. A positive comment about Diablo 1!
    Usually people always compare anything to Diablo 2, acting as if the first one didn’t exist or was utter crap.

    But I wonder… did you buy Diablo 3? Because I bet that a lot of people who saw the direction it was going in ended up buying it anyway.
    Just like many don’t really seem to care any more what Microsoft tried to do with Xbox One.
    And how else can one explain the Resident Evil 6 sales figures?
    People are such pushovers… (YOU of course may not be… I don’t know. Hence “I wonder”)

    #11 1 year ago
  12. Arcnail

    This stance would be fine.. if the online tools for D3 were any good. Chat channels with 5 people in them, can’t browse player created games.. nobody trades anymore cause of the crap AH..

    Make it like D2 at the least..

    #12 1 year ago
  13. OlderGamer

    I don’t know if anyone cares, or would agree with me. But I own the XB360 version and the PC version. The console version is fantastic. Great controls. Offline or Online. No AH. Decent graphics. Scalable difficulty. Toss in Party Chat. The game is a lot of fun to play. I just need more time to spend on it.

    On a console it feels to me like a mash up Gauntlet and Champions of Norath.

    #13 1 year ago
  14. noamlol2

    do what i do
    if a company ever cross me once, i NEVER buy their games
    not for consoles not for nothing

    shitty games from a shitty company

    #14 1 year ago
  15. turel72

    You people do understand that Blizzard isn’t forcing you to play online with people, you can easily block that part out of the game entirely if you wanted….

    #15 1 year ago
  16. TheWulf

    Well, that’s a BS excuse to justify DRM! I’ve been enjoying the Torchlight II community since day one. They’re lovely people. I even asked and got a mod made for me at one point. It was only a simple UI mod, but still, I appreciated it. I didn’t need constant online DRM for that.

    Torchlight II has mods and no DRM, and thus, for me, it’s easy to see which is the superior game. If you haven’t seen how Torchlight II is still growing then I invite you to look at its Steam Workshop page. It’s amazing. Diablo III on the other hand continues to stagnate due to a lack of quality in its community and no mods to lengthen the life of the game.

    #16 1 year ago
  17. TheWulf

    @8

    Yay! I was and still am a fan of the first Diablo. There was a lot it did right. Diablo II was a very different experience from it, which I enjoyed, and I got to be a werewolf. (I quite enjoyed that.)

    It’s just a shame that this has to share the same name, really. This is utterly trite compared to the prior two games. Both Diablo I and Diablo II could have good things said about them for different reasons. They were both quite different from each other, and both were fun experiences.

    I just don’t understand why Diablo III exists.

    If you can’t do something at least as well as I or II, then just don’t bother. This is why I like the Torchlight games, though. Even as what they are, they’re good, but the modders tend to do really clever and interesting things with them. It was the puzzle dungeon mods of Torchlight I that inspired Runic to include puzzle dungeons in Torchlight II.

    #17 1 year ago
  18. TheWulf

    @6

    I often envision Blizzard as the man who steps up to the podium, breathes in to offer his enlightening speech… then pulls out a shiv and starts stabbing himself repeatedly over and over in the balls whilst screaming “IT’S FOR YOUR OWN GOOD! IT’S FOR YOUR OWN GOOD!!

    I mean, remember the time that they told us that the Auction House was for our own good, because it stopped us from getting hacked? And then they stabbed themselves in the nuts by then telling us they were toning down the impact of the Auction House?

    That’s Blizzard for you.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. silkvg247

    @11 Yes I’m afraid so.. I completed Inferno *before* they nerfed it. With a wizard that died in literally 1 or 2 hits. I did need a player to join me on the finale though, because we were literally in one shot death territory. Ah good old forced multiplayer. Sigh.

    I bought the game before knowing it would be so much different, and not in a positive way either. Now I know what it’s like, won’t be buying the expansion. I’m no pushover, I’m a middle aged yorkshire woman and I’m more stubborn than most.. I said I wouldn’t buy Saints Row 4 due to price fixing and I didn’t – and SR is one of my more beloved franchises.

    I hate D3, would still play an accurate remake of D1 any day of the week compared to that trash. I actually think back to playing it and get an unpleasant feeling and wonder why I put myself through that.

    Diablo 2 was okay, D1 is where it’s at. It had the atmosphere and it had the difficulty.

    @17 After D1 aged there’s been a a *huge* gap in the market for a genuinely atmospheric, scary and difficult horror themed dungeon crawler / loot hunt / action rpg. If I had the resources I’d be making it myself. I agree D2 had it’s own charm and was still a million miles better than D3.

    As for torchlight 1 / 2 – I really wanted them to fill the void but for me I got bored very quickly of both.. for whatever reason. I think just too cartoony and not an interesting enough story.

    #19 1 year ago
  20. Vice

    Dear fucking pathetic douchbags Blizzard. The main reason to refuse giving us an offline play is because you’re too afraid to lose few precious bucks with piracy (despite the fact the game’s been out for a year and you can’t even sell much more copies by now anyway — everyone who wanted to buy this shit has bought it). Admit it and don’t give us this shit, and MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE do NOT fucking force the way we play games on us. I hate to play online, I hate to play with other people, I ONLY play single player. And as long as there IS an option to play alone (and there is in D3), you fucking HAVE to give us a way to play it offline.
    Fucking assholes.

    #20 1 year ago
  21. soheyl

    It is a way ignoring gamers rights from Blizzard.Maybe some players are more relaxed with offline mode.Blizzard should give his gamers freedom to choose between online and offline mode like Borderlands2.You can play however you want.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. baskahr

    Awesome, Blizzard, you just lost me.
    No offline mode, I’m at home after surgery and Virgin Media have just ripped up all the cabling outside to “improve” their services, meaning I don’t have broadband/tv/telephone for a week, now I can’t even play Diablo 3 or Starcraft 2. Wonderful, you guys should extract your heads from you’re arses and think a bit further than “ooh, it’s a social thing” it can’t be “social” if we can’t connect!!!!

    #22 1 year ago
  23. silkvg247

    So, anyone wanna help me make a spiritual successor to the original d1? :p

    #23 1 year ago
  24. rinny

    People are fucking retarded. Ideal would be having the CHOICE to CHOOSE whether to play online or offline. Epic failure beyond belief on blizzards’ part, thinking that it was actually a good idea to require D3 to be only online play on the pc. Now I wanna get it on a console. ‘Cause internet is fucked all the time for me. Internets always wack.

    #24 1 year ago
  25. Cobra951

    @24: I ignored the game completely on PC because of this, but chances are I would have passed on it even if I could play offline. It had too many other poor decisions forced on it at launch, in particular the poor-loot/auction-house fiasco. All has been fixed on the consoles, and it feels very much like a Diablo game on these. PC gamers get the other fixes. Even the AH is going bye bye. But the online requirement still makes it as unacceptable to me as it is to you.

    #25 1 year ago

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    New The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt gameplay footage will be shown Monday, January 26 on GOG.com’s Twitch channel. Along with the footage, the developers will be answering questions from the community as well as providing commentary on the gameplay being shown. Live questions posted via Twitter chat will be answered by senior gameplay designer Damien […]

  • Borderlands 3 information teased for tomorrow’s Gearbox PAX South panel

    During PAX South this weekend, Gearbox Software is hosting a panel titled Inside Gearbox Software which will provide “the latest news and updates on Borderlands and upcoming Gearbox titles.” Yesterday during Gearbox’s panel called Question and Answer Time, CEO Rady Pitchford was asked “when or if” fans can expect Borderlands 3. “I’ll tell you what,” […]

  • Best Buy cancels multiple pre-order units of Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL

    Multiple sources reported overnight Best Buy has cancelled some pre-orders for the Limited Edition Majora’s Mask New 3DS XL. As of press time, it appears to only affect those who pre-ordered more than one system. Only one system was allotted per order, so the cancellation notices were sent out to comply with the restriction. Those […]

  • Rob Huebel is your KillCameraman in this CoD: Advanced Warfare video

    A live-action video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Havoc has been released by Activision. Subtitled: Randall Higgins: KillCameraman gives you a look at the action from a different perspective. In the video, Higgins is played by comedic actor and writer Rob Huebel (Children’s Hospital, Parks and Rec, The Mindy Project). The first DLC […]

  • Xbox App features included with Windows 10 January build outlined

    The January build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview includes a basic version of the Xbox App announced earlier this week. With the initial preview release, the team at Microsoft wanted to only include the basics such as high resolution monitor support along with keyboard and mouse input. Additional functionality will be released with each […]

  • Standalone version of DayZ has sold 3 million units

    The standalone version of DayZ sold 3 million units, Bohemia Interactive has announced. Release Just over a year ago on Steam Early Access, the milestone was hit yesterday. The standalone version was created by Dean Hall as a Arma 2 modification which has been updated 24 times since its initial release. In 2014, the development […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt video shows gameplay clips, global hands-on events

    CD Projekt has released a video for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, giving a glimpse of gameplay and noting that hands-on impressions of the game will be bombarding the Internet next week. We’ll have extensive coverage of The Witcher 3 on Monday Jan 26 at 3pm GMT. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to […]

  • Microsoft looking into possible HoloLens support for PC, Xbox One

    Microsoft’s HoloLens may be a dedicated device, but the company is obviously looking into how it could be used with PC and Xbox One. Speaking with Polygon, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said should the stand-alone product become a success, “specific scenarios” on how it could be used with Xbox One are already being brainstormed. “We […]

  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video compares PSP graphics to PS4, Xbox One

    A video for Final Fantasy Type-0 comparing the upcoming console version of the game to the original PSP version has been released by Square Enix. While comparing PSP graphics to those of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One seems rather unfair, it’s worth a watch anyway. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD releases March 17 in North America […]

  • Payday 2′s The Bomb Heists and Dragan Character Pack released

    In case you forgot, The Bomb Heists and Dragan Character content packs for Payday 2 were released yesterday. The new heist pack is available for $6.99/€6.99/£4.99 and the Dragan character will run you $4.99/€4.99/£3.99 through Steam and other digital distribution sites. Here’s the details: The Bomb Heists A new contact, called the Butcher, brought to […]

  • Rockstar offers tips on scaling GTA Online creations to support 30 players

    Rockstar has posted a tutorial of sorts on how to edit your GTA Online’s creations to support up to 30 players. According to the developer, when selecting Load Creation, users will be able to access any previously published Jobs and edit them in any way they wish. Users can also increase the Maximum Players races […]

  • Video for Life is Strange shows you how to rewind time

    If you could rewind time, would you change the events of your day or leave things be? In Life is Strange, you will make this choice. In the developer diary below, Dontnot Entertainment touches upon the main character’s ability to rewind time. How Max’s ability works and originated is also discussed. The first episode of […]

  • Take a look at one of the historical battles in Total War: Attila

    The Creative Assembly has revealed historical battles for Total War: Attila and shown off one of them. In the latest episode of Rally Point, developer Creative Assembly takes a look at one of the nine historical battles that will be included in Total War: Attila when it launches next month. But before you see the […]

  • ARMA 3 video lists 33 of its features, teases upcoming expansion

    ARMA 3 is an impressive military simulator, but that’s not the only thing impressive about it. In fact, this video lists 33 of the game’s most notable features. ARMA 3′s latest video gives you a tour of many of its strengths. It goes over the number of vehicles, weapons and playable area. But that’s not […]

  • No Man’s Sky dev explains what you actually do in the game

    No Man’s Sky is simultaneously the most intriguing mystery and the most scary. Developer Hello Games is asked some questions and gives some solid answers. Eurogamer asked Hello Games’ Sean Murray a number of questions that are on everyone’s mind when they think about No Man’s Sky. The biggest one being, what do you actually […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 27, Be The Zombie mode goes free

    The release date for the physical version of Dying Light has been confirmed for Europe, along with the release dates for all regions. Dying Light developer Techland has confirmed that the PC version of the game will release digitally, worldwide, on January 27. The physical version and the digital PS4 and Xbox One versions will […]

  • Guild Wars 2 is $10 this weekend

    ArenaNet is offering Guild Wars 2 for $10 this weekend only, and hosting a double XP event during the same period. The regular and Digital Deluxe editions of Guild Wars 2 are both offered at 75% off this weekend. The regular edition can be yours for just $10 while the Deluxe is $15. The offer […]

  • Cyberpunk 2077 development still going, but the focus is on The Witcher 3, says dev

    If you’re dying to hear anything about CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077, you’ll be waiting a while still. The focus is on The Witcher 3 right now. Ever since Cyberpunk 2077′s announcement all the way back in 2012 developer CD Projekt Red has been really quiet about the sci-fi RPG. We’ve not seen any gameplay […]

  • Digital pet Animin gamecards get May release

    With AR being all the go, it might be worth checking out virtual pet Animin for iOS and Android. Game-cards for Animin, the virtual pet for iOS and Android, are set to appear at UK retail this May, the developers have announced. Animin sits on your touch device and does cute stuff. The little dude […]

  • You won’t need a new GPU for DirectX 12, except for some features

    Microsoft has clarified that while you’ll need a new GPU to get the full potential of DirectX 12, existing hardware will support it just fine. Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra said in a press meeting following the Windows 10 event that you will need a new graphics card to get “the full benefits” of DirectX 12. “There […]

  • Assassin’s Creed Victory: fans speculate over characters and locations

    Ubisoft has not yet started talking about Assassin’s Creed: Victory, so some eager fans are speculating about everything they can just from those leaked screens. A very popular thread right now on the Ubisoft forums attempts to gather fans’ specualtion about characters, events and story of Assassin’s Creed: Victory. What followed was quite a lot […]

  • This is what co-op looks like in Dying Light

    Dying Light’s cop-op mode has been given a short demo by developer Techland. Dying Light supports drop-in/ drop-out co-op for up to four players. The entire campaign is playable in co-op, and there are special co-op challenges. Watch as four members of developer Techland take on the game’s zombie apocalypse. Dying Light is out January […]

  • Get Saints Row 2, Saints Row: The Third and all DLC for $5

    Bundle Stars’ latest bundle packs Saints Row 2 and the complete Saints Row: The Third for $5. The Saints Row bundle is priced $5. It is live now and for another 14 days. It comes with Saints Row 2, Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package, which is basically the game plus all the […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for January 23, 24

    Xur: Agent of the Nine has made the trek to Destiny’s Tower for another week of business. Destiny’s Exotics vendor, Xur: Agent of the Nine has arrived at the Tower as per the weekly schedule. Xur will sell you Exotic weapons and armour pieces if you have the Strange Coins to afford it. He also […]

  • Bloodborne is getting two special edition PS4s in Japan

    Sony will launch two limited-edition, Bloodborne-themed PlayStation 4 bundles in Japan. Two bundles are available, one in black and another in white, complete with a controller and a headset. The hard disk cover is engraved with the title and the cover shot. Both bundles come with the collector’s edition release of the game, which was […]

  • Best Destiny videos of the week – Xur vs Cryptarch rap battle

    Destiny has once more produced a slew of entertaining, educational and occasionally baffling videos. Destiny players have repeatedly sparked crazes by exploiting the game’s little foibles – Sparrow surfing is one example. This latest one is kind of mysterious; I don’t know how it’s done, or why you would want to, but Hidden Reach has […]

  • The Sims 4 free for 48 hours with Origin Game Time

    The Sims 4 is the latest game to be offered free through Origin’s Game Time promotion. The Sims 4 is now free to download from Origin, granting you a 48 hour window to try it out and see if you want to pay for the full game. The free time starts counting as soon as […]

  • Check out Destiny’s new PvP mode, Doubles

    Destiny Crucible players can enjoy a new kind of PvP action with Doubles. Destiny may not be as PvP focused as some Halo fans were hoping, but Bungie is slowly ramping up Crucible support, starting with better Iron Banner events. Some time ago the developer promised to introduce experimental game modes, and the latest Bungie […]

  • Halo: New Blood novel launching digitally in March

    A new Halo novel will explore the backstory of Gunnery Sergeant Edward Buck. Halo: New Blood is a digital-first short novel launching on March 2. The 60,000 word novel was penned by Matt Forbeck, an award-winning author of many licensed fantasy and sci-fi publications. It’s an all-new story, but fans of Halo 3: ODST will […]

  • Destiny players purchased 1.1 million Ice Breakers last week

    Destiny players know what’s hot, and Exotic sniper rifle Ice Breaker is definitely warm. Destiny vendor Xur offered Ice Breaker for sale last weekend, much to the delight of everyone yet to find this terrific bit of gear. According to the latest Bungle Weekly Update, Xur sold 1,143,320 Ice Breakers. He left the tower with […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition nets GLAAD special recognition award

    Dragon Age: Inquisition has been honoured for its diverse representation by LGBT advocacy body GLAAD. Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a special recognition award for “the many complex and unique LGBT characters prominently integrated throughout the game”. GLAAD doesn’t normally honour video games (maybe one day, if we ever have enough that deserve it), but […]

  • The Order: 1886 AR game is full of puzzles

    The Order: 1886 has spawned a new promotional website with lots of info to ferret out. Called The Order Exposed, the new site pertains to be the blog of a missing researcher, who had been hoping to uncover the secrets of the alternate history. This on its own is quite interesting but it’s also full […]

  • Grow Home is the next game to follow Child of Light, Valiant Hearts

    Ubisoft has announced another small passion project in the wake of the success of recent releases. Child of Light, Valiant Hearts: The Great War and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon are all the products of a new initiative at Ubisoft where the publisher lets key developers rest after big triple-A projects by working on something […]

  • What mysterious reveal is Xbox teasing for May 4?

    Xbox is teasing something we’ll be waiting quite a while to learn more about. Xbox community manager Raj Patel tweeted the following earlier today: Hmm… pic.twitter.com/4wBGu6xsDc — Raj Patel (@Rajio) January 22, 2015 NeoGAF users spotted the morse code in the background of the image, which translates as follows: “Presented by Xbox, 10am PDT, 1pm […]

  • 2011 PSN hack class action settlement claim forms available

    PlayStation Network members affected by the 2011 hack and downtime can now claim part of a $15 million settlement. The PSN was down for months on end in 2011 following a major hack, which resulted in user details being compromised. Sony apologised and provided free games as compensation, but unhappy gamers banded together in a […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 has a true open world

    Final Fantasy 15 doesn’t just have “open world gameplay”, it has a true open world – one continuous stretch of environment. “The world is connected by continuous land,” director Hajime Tabata told Gamespot. “If those areas were disconnected, it would feel distant from reality. You’ll find that you’ll be able to walk or drive or […]

  • Suikoden, Suikoden 2 EU PSN release date locked down

    Suikoden and its first sequel will be available via the European PlayStation Network soon. Suikoden publisher Konami has confirmed a February 4 release date for the two RPG classics. CONFIRMED! #Suikoden I & II EU #PSN release date is FEB 4TH! http://t.co/ObOIvZDJAK pic.twitter.com/aM760R2Gez — Konami UK (@KonamiUK) January 22, 2015 It’s been a long wait […]

  • Dying Light physical release set for February 20, says Gamestop Italy

    Dying Light’s physical release has been delayed, but at least one European retailer thinks it knows what’s going on. Dying Light’s physical release date is February 20, according to Gamestop Italy. According to Tmag (Italian, via Google Translate), there’s been no response from local representatives of publisher Warner Bros. Although the digital release will take […]

  • Free online multiplayer update now available for Trials Fusion

    Online multiplayer is now available as a free update to Trials Fusion. The online component includes three new four to eight player multiplayer modes on PC, PS4 and Xbox One and up to four players on Xbox 360. These are the three new gameplay modes included with the update can be found through a previous […]

  • This video for indie survival horror Monstrum features all in-game footage

    Monstrum launches on Steam Early Access January 29 and today, you can have a look at a video for it featuring all in-game footage. Developed by Team Junkfish the survival horror game set on a derelict cargo ship which combines roguelike elements, such as procedurally generated levels and permadeath thanks to AI driven predators. Monstrum […]

  • Here’s quick look at Dead Rising: Watchtower starring Rob Riggle

    A short look at the film adaptation of Dead Rising has surfaced. Transformers director Lorenzo di Bonaventura headed the project and it was directed by Zach Lipovsky. It stars comedy actor Rob Riggle as Frank West, along with Academy Awards nominated actress Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways), Dennis Haysbert (24), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), and […]

  • A Kickstarter for Underworld Ascendant will launch next month

    OtherSide Entertainment, an independent games studio fronted by Paul Neurath, has announced it’s developing Underworld Ascendant. Neurath is the founder and CEO of the new studio ad his resume includes franchises such as Thief, System Shock and 1992′s Underworld Underworld. The studio hopes Underworld Ascendant will “innovate and revitalize” the fantasy genre. More details will […]

  • APB Reloaded heading to PS4 and Xbox One during Q2 2015

    APB Reloaded will indeed be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during late Q2 this year, which puts its release sometime around the end of June. Reloaded Productions announced in September 2014 it was working on bringing the free-to-play PC title to consoles during the Digital Media Wire event in New York City. The […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 2 -The Lost Lords arrives in February – video

    Release dates for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series have been announced. A new video offering a “first look” has also appeared. Below is the story synopsis, which you may want to skip if you haven’t played Episode One. House Forrester is in disarray. Their liege lord and his heir are dead, and Ironrath […]

  • The open beta for Nosgoth has gone live

    Consider this a friendly reminder: the Nosgoth open beta has started. Announced last week, the open beta can be accessed through the official website. Once you link your Steam account, just log into the service and start downloading the client. Everyone that plays the tester will receive double XP through January 28. More information is […]