Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls release date confirmed

By: Martin Gaston Diablo 3 expansion Reaper of Souls will be released on March 25, 2014, developer Blizzard has announced. The expansion will launch on PC and Mac, with the standard edition of the expansion being available for pre-purchase now at $39.99. A copy of Diablo 3 is required to play the expansion. A digital deluxe edition will also be available for $59.99, which features … Continue reading Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls release date confirmed

Warcraft movie cast revealed, Colin Farrell not listed

By: Justin Haywald The Blizzard Warcraft movie comes yet another step closer to reality: six members of the film’s cast were announced today. Although no specific roles were listed, Slashfilm revealed the following actors and actresses will star in the film: Ben Foster — The Messenger, 3:10 To Yuma, X-Men: The Last Stand Travis Fimmel — Vikings the television series Paula Patton — Baggage Claim, … Continue reading Warcraft movie cast revealed, Colin Farrell not listed

Steam Trading Card shows up in database

By: Martin Gaston A new entry for something called the Steam Trading Card has appeared in the Steam database . An image accompanying the listing shows the text “Steam Trading Card beta access” in a style similar to the other community tools currently available on the PC, Mac, and Linux digital distribution platform. The Steam Trading Card entry was previously filed in the Steam database … Continue reading Steam Trading Card shows up in database

Gamer dies after Diablo III marathon

This is very tragic news.  Over the weekend a Taiwanese man collapsed and died after playing Blizzard’s new Diablo III for 40 straight hours.  The Australian Associated Press reported the story, citing the Taiwanese United Daily News as the source of the information. According to the report, the 18-year old man (no name given) entered an internet café in souther Taiwan around noon on Friday, … Continue reading Gamer dies after Diablo III marathon

Blizzard showcasing Heart of the Swarm, Pandaria at this year’s Gamescom

By: Laura Parker Blizzard has revealed that it will be showing off the latest World of Warcraft expansion pack, Mists of Pandaria, at this year’s Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. The publisher announced its plans for the August 15-19 public gaming convention this week, revealing it will present the world premiere of Mists of Pandaria’s opening cinematic. The cinematic will play on screens at the Blizzard … Continue reading Blizzard showcasing Heart of the Swarm, Pandaria at this year’s Gamescom

Diablo III downloads restrict features, cap levels temporarily

By: Connor Sheridan Blizzard’s 1.03 patch limits digital purchasers to Starter Edition until payment is verified. Gamers who pay to download Diablo III won’t have full access to the game for up to three days, thanks to tweaks made in the game’s latest patch. According to a post on Blizzard’s forums, Diablo III downloaders will only be able to play the Starter Edition of the … Continue reading Diablo III downloads restrict features, cap levels temporarily

Will The Elder Scrolls Online Signal The End Of The World of Warcraft Era?

By: Adam Ma   (@34thGingerbread) It’s no secret that MMOs have evolved over the years into something almost beyond what was once typical gaming. From the early days of Everquest’s open world, epic, hundred person world bosses, to the slow social revolution that was brought upon by World of Warcraft, MMO gaming has become something more that’s just simply for hardcore power-gamers. Interacting within communities has … Continue reading Will The Elder Scrolls Online Signal The End Of The World of Warcraft Era?