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World of Warcraft is hosting a selfie contest

I don’t know how all of you feel, dear readers, but when Blizzard announced the addition of their S.E.L.F.I.E. camera to World of Warcraft back in January 2015, I thought it was ridiculously corny. The item, which is awarded from a level 100 Garrison mission, allows players to literally take selfies of their characters while more »

The Heroes of the Storm open beta is waiting for you today

I hope you don’t have plans today, because there’s a chance to enjoy some free gaming tonight! As you may, or may not, be aware, Blizzard has been working on a MOBA called Heroes of the Storm. There have been some closed beta phases, but people really haven’t had a chance to start properly enjoying more »

Spend October 2015 with Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege, the hostage-centered installment in the venerable Tom Clancy franchise, will launch on the PC, PS4 and Xbox One October 13, 2015. Ubisoft confirmed the release date in the game’s latest, gameplay-free trailer (thanks, Eurogamer), which does at least show some of the gadgets used for invading homes. Namely explosives, big ol’ hammers more »

The Division is coming in the first 3 months of 2016

In its most recent financial report, Ubisoft confirmed that its forthcoming open-world MMO, Tom Clancy’s The Division, will not launch until the end of the current fiscal year. In other words, the game will release between January and March of 2016, just missing the holiday season. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is still slated for an October 23, 2015 more »

ARK: Survival Evolved will bring dinosaur survival to Sony’s Project Morpheus

Studio Wildcard’s ARK: Survival Evolved will be the first survival experience to come to Project Morpheus. Wildcard Founder and Technical Art Director Jesse Rapczak detailed the game’s PS4 and Morpheus release in a recent PlayStation Blog post, promising an experience designed from the ground up to support virtual reality. ARK: Survival Evolved casts you as a more »

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Rockstar won’t ban you for using single player GTA V mods

Calm down, modders. Rockstar won’t be swinging the ban hammer in the direction of players who just want to get creative with the Grand Theft Auto 5 campaign. Moreover, the studio is not totally against GTA V mods, Rockstar wrote in a recent Q&A, but only against mods and hacks that have a negative affect on GTA Online. more »

Battlefield 4 content will be free from here on out

Developer DICE will release all future Battlefield 4 content to all players free of charge. As BF4Central reports, this includes the game’s forthcoming night and community maps, the spring Gunmaster patch’s new modes and weapons, and any unannounced content. This will all be free to both premium and non-premium players. Battlefield 4‘s premium membership includes five more »

You’ll have 12 maps to explore when Star Wars Battlefront launches

DICE recently addressed one of the more burning questions regarding the scope of their forthcoming reboot of Star Wars Battlefront: How many maps? It seems the magic number is 12 this time around, at least initially. Star Wars Battlefront will feature a dozen maps across four planets at launch, with two additional maps coming in December as free DLC. For more »

Splatoon Amiibo on the way in May

Three new, Splatoon Amiibos will launch alongside the Wii U title on May 29, 2015. Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, and Inkling Squid were revealed in the April 1, 2015 Nintendo Direct video along with details of their functionality in the upcoming game. The trio of Splatoon Amiibos will be available as a bundled package, as more »

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Doctor Who: Legacy gets an 8-bit addition

Doctor Who: Legacy, one of many mobile, orb swapping game phenomenons, is heading towards two million downloads. While this is already exciting news, if you can believe it, there’s more. Anyone who is anyone probably already knows, but the reboot of Doctor Who on television is reaching it’s tenth birthday. You heard that right folks, more »

The Mysterious Shadows of Skullshadow Island: A Brothers Coleman Mystery

Good parody or satire transcends the thing that’s being parodied or satirized. You don’t have to have seen westerns to like Blazing Saddles, disaster movies to like Airplane!, or blacksploitation movies to like I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. The same is true for the satirical newspaper The Onion, which has offered what columnist Dan Savage more »

$6 Titanfall is at Amazon

Hunting for a deal? You found one. Titanfall, the original Xbox One darling, is now down to $6. Ridiculous? Yes, but 100% true. That is, if you don’t mind the PC version. And, well, using Origin. That last part might be a deal breaker, but people who appreciate a good bargain should really overlook it. more »