Day: 11/11/2013

Diablo 3 on PS4 doesn’t support Remote Play


By: Eddie Makuch Diablo III on PlayStation 4–the Ultimate Evil Edition–does not support Remote Play, at least not right now, senior level designer Matthew Berger told GameSpot at BlizzCon last night. “Not really. Not for the moment,” Berger said. Part of the reason why comes down to the PlayStation Vita’s screen being too small to effectively allow players to view the action and manage their inventories, Berger said. “The Vita is an amazing piece of kit, but the screen is still smaller,” []

Valve says no Dota 2 Diretide this year was “clearly a mistake”


By: Martin Gaston Valve has announced that Halloween-themed Dota 2 event Diretide will be returning to the game in its next update. The company first unveiled Diretide in 2012, and the candy-collecting seasonal event was well-received by players. Many Dota 2 players expected Valve to feature another Diretide event this year, but the event did not happen and Valve did not comment. Now, writing on the Dota 2 blog, Valve says its choice to not include a Diretide event this year was []

Star Wars effects studio working on Warcraft film, an Orcs vs. Humans origin story


By: Eddie Makuch Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), the prolific Academy Award winning visual effects studio behind franchises like Star Wars and Indiana Jones, is working on the upcoming Warcraft film, Blizzard Entertainment confirmed today at BlizzCon during a special panel for the movie. More specifically, ILM is creating the Orcs for the Warcraft film, which will be performed by real actors. Colin Farrell has reportedly been offered the lead role for the movie, though casting was not discussed today during the []