Terraria’s 1.3 update changelog revealed

The Terraria 1.3 Changelog has been released, and it’s expansive, impressive, and purposefully incomplete so not to spoil all of the new surprises. Following is the full list, but some of the highlights include: 800 new items to discover Expert Mode, featuring increased challenge and new rewards New Underground Desert biome New Tax Collector NPC more »

Arc System Works hints at a new Steam release

Arc System Works is best known for their work in the 2D fighting genre, with titles like Guilty Gear and Battle Fantasia under their belt. But Arc System Works has been making headlines as of late with both a localization of their upcoming Dragon Ball Z Extreme Budoten and the company’s acquisition of Technos Japan more »

DriveClub PlayStation Plus Edition finally arrives today

The free PlayStation Plus edition of DriveClub has finally arrived today, June 25, 2015. SCE President Shuhei Yoshida confirmed the launch in a recent PlayStation Blog post, noting that the game’s online play will essentially be divvied out. Although all PlayStation Plus members will have access to DriveClub, only offline mode will be available at the start. Rather more »

Starting Final Fantasy XIV’s Heavensward expansion

Square Enix first revealed Final Fantasy XIV’s first expansion, Heavensward, in October 2014, promising a 2015 release. We now know that the expansion will be out June 23, 2015, and thanks to the folks at Product-Reviews, how to crack it open. Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward’s main quest is titled ‘Coming to Ishgard’ and requires a level more »

Evolve will get 4 new hunters and 1 new monster in Hunting Season 2

Turtle Rock Studios’ latest multiplayer shooter, Evolve, is expanding its hunter and monster rosters in Hunting Season 2. The ongoing expansion will introduce four new playable hunters and one monster over the coming months, with all content out by April 2016. Hunting Season 2 will come to PS4, Xbox One and PC simultaneously. The expansion, which also more »

Rumor: Destiny’s next expansion releases September 15, bringing new subclasses and a raid

The next Destiny expansion will be named “The Taken King” and release September 15, 2015, according to marketing details leaked to Kotaku. The DLC is said to be priced at $40, $5 more than the game’s original season pass which included the Dark Below and House of Wolves expansions. The Taken King will allegedly fill in the oft-discussed more »

2K and Gearbox will treat one Battleborn fan to a Comic Con extravaganza

After a lengthy silence, Gearbox’s Battleborn has finally returned to the public radar. Earlier this month, publisher 2K revealed a wealth of pre-E3 details about the game, including multiplayer modes and its impending winter 2015 launch for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Before then, Gearbox and 2K will bring the game to San Diego Comic Con, more »

Dark Souls 3 is coming in early 2016

Dark Souls 3 has finally become a reality. A recent anonymous leak spoiled a wealth of alleged enemy and area stats, as well as new mechanics and items, and now IGN has received promotional art detailing an “early 2016″ release target for the next Souls installment. The game is said to be coming to PS4 and Xbox more »

Yatagarasu attacks on Steam July 7, 2015

Crowdfunded indie fighter Yatagarasu: Attack on Cataclysm will release on Steam on July 7, 2015. Its official release has been a long time coming, having a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo that came to an end nearly two years ago. The game has since survived through netplay and an arcade release in Japan. Yatagarasu was more »


Splatoon is now fully playable in Minecraft

Popular YouTuber SethBling has recreated Nintendo’s latest, Splatoon, within the vanilla version of Minecraft. It’s not actually running on a mod, but on in-game command blocks, which grant Minecraft creators access to all sorts of wacky effects. The only requisite is the 1.8 version of Minecraft. Set in a custom-made map, Minecraft-Splatoon (Splatcraft? Minetoon?) features the same color-based shooting more »

Kickstarter Roundup: Early June 2015

The Kickstarter Roundup returns for early June! Since most Kickstarters have 30 day pledge periods, the “early” in the month editions will cover that blind spots from the previous entry, games that don’t have much time remaining, or Kickstarter projects that just stand out to me. In general, smaller Kickstarters will be the focus, but more »

The reality of eSports: Talking with Team eLevate

ESports aren’t going anywhere, or at least anywhere but up. Recent reports show that worldwide eSports viewership has topped 134 million, with more than $600 million at play. League of Legends tournaments have pulled in larger audiences than the likes of the MLB’s World Series or NBA finals. The next Dota 2 International prize pool has already exceeded $12 more »