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Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Jan
24

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 has 12 factions and will release this year

Legions of ships mass for interstellar war, and I’m just sitting over here mumbling “spoice muh-reens” to myself and giggling. Yes, it’s time for more Warhammer 40,000, with a space RTS sequel in the form of Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2. […]

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Jan
24

Blizzard plan to make WoW classes more unique again in Battle for Azeroth

Battle for Azeroth releases later this year, and a new expansion means new ways to balance World of Warcraft’s existing classes. That means rethinking how Artifacts work and the balance of the talent system, but most of all Blizzard are […]

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Jan
24

Wolfenstein 2's linearity is what makes it a game worth talking about

“I’m not saying it’s space aliens, but it goes without saying that it’s mother fucking space aliens.” – Super Spesh, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Wolfenstein II defines itself in its opening scene. Hiding in a closet, you, as the […]

Jan
24

The majority of BioWare are working on Anthem for an early 2019 release

At E3 2017, EA and BioWare announced Anthem, an ambitious online-connected shooter following in the footsteps of Bungie’s Destiny. According to massive report from Kotaku speaking to anonymous sources close to the project, there’s a feeling at BioWare that the […]

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Jan
24

Sam, Ubisoft’s AI gaming assistant, will send you tip videos after a bad R6 Siege match

Like many of you, I struggle daily to my gaming and life in balance. But sometimes, it’s a struggle to keep both aspects of life together. Luckily, Ubisoft are creating a new personal gaming assistant called Sam to help “enhance […]

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Jan
24

CCP want the Eve Online $1m battle to happen – "I want to see a lot of destruction"

While the battle for 9-4RP2 may not have become the $1 million grudge match that we hoping for, it doesn’t mean that it’s not still on the cards. Yesterday’s skirmish showed what’s at stake: two of Eve’s largest alliances fielded […]

Jan
24

Botnik's deep learning AI has drastically improved Coachella's lineup

AI may be the catalyst for the end of humanity but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun with it along the way. Botnik Studios know this all too well, having a long viral history of playing with […]

Jan
24

The Guild Wars developers donated $3,500 to a fan who lost her home in a fire

On December 13, Laura Hunsucker lost her home of 21 years to a fire started by a faulty dryer. Hunsucker had been an avid Guild Wars player, logging thousands of hours into both the original game and its sequel under […]

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Jan
24

PUBG Corp will donate $2 million to charity in 2018

A game about killing everyone in sight until you’re the only survivor might not seem particularly charitable, but PUBG Corp has announced that it will be donating $2 million to charity. The money will be spread across three campaigns. In […]

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Jan
24

One in ten devs at GDC are making a game with loot boxes

The 2018 Game Developers Conference, an annual gathering of industry professionals, is set to take place in San Francisco in just two months. Ahead of the event, the GDC organizers have released their regular State of the Industry survey, asking […]