Final Fantasy XV – Moogle Chocobo Carnival to Arrive Today + New Trailer

Square Enix has sent word that the Final Fantasy XV Chocobo Carnival will be arriving today beginning at 5:00 pm Pacific / 8:00 pm Eastern. Players will need to head to Altissia and can take part in chocobo races, play other carnival games and earn treats as well. All players, free and premium, can take part if the Holiday Pack is downloaded. The event will run through February 20th.

The Division – Last Stand Game Mode Detailed, v1.6 Lands on PTS

The Division will be receiving another DLC with the release of patch 1.6 and Last Stand in the near future. Last stand challenges to players to control a trio of tactical areas on one of the four Dark Zone maps. Within each control point are three objectives that have to be completed in order to get control. Once a location is secured, points are awarded until one team reaches the maximum score to win.

Project Gorgon patches in high-level content

Project Gorgon has Orcs on the mind this week. No, playable Orcs aren’t in the game yet, but their homeland is, as Gorgon patched in the new zone of Gazluk yesterday. The team said that this is just the “bones” of what Gazluk will eventually become, with only basic content available to experience in the region. “Most of the planned […]

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Leaderboard: Where do you stand on Marvel Heroes' massive overhaul update?

Past the downtime and the lag and the inventory snafus, how are Marvel Heroes players reacting to the “biggest update ever?” Not well. On Steam, negative reviewers are busily tanking the game’s rating, dragging its review score down from its usual “mostly positive” to the recent “mostly negative” with claims that the update drained the game of fun and lore […]

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Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR's Creative Director on Uprisings and Update 5.1

We are a couple days early with the Hyperspace Beacon this week for a reason you’re going to love: We had an exclusive conversation with Creative Director Charles Boyd about the Star Wars: The Old Republic update releasing tomorrow, and we wanted to give you some insight into what Defend the Throne might offer you. Even though you won the […]

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Ship of Heroes explains how you fit a city inside of a spaceship

Of the spiritual successors to City of Heroes, Ship of Heroes is the Johnny-come-lately that also puts all of the action inside of a gigantic spaceship which, in turn, fills that spaceship with a normal-looking Earth city. If your biggest takeaway from that (and our interview about that) was “how do you fit a city in a spaceship?” then we […]

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Conan Exiles – Leveraging the Favor of the Gods

The role of religion and the avatars of the gods is the subject of the latest developer blog on the Conan Exiles site. Each god is given a brief introduction before delving into the importance of gaining the favor of the gods on the way to the “ultimate reward for worshipping the gods” – the ability to summon their Avatar to wreak havoc on enemies.

Star Citizen aims for a mid-February patch

If you are not satisfied with being aware of a game at its broadest, highest-level perspective during development, you might be keen instead to know what is going on day-to-day with a title of particular interest. For these types, Star Citizen has posted a new production schedule for January, showing the planned progress over the next month on various projects. […]

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Black Desert Online – Mobile Version, Dark Knight Awakening & Second Awakenings

Pearl Abyss’s Daeil Kim, the Black Desert Online game director, was interviewed recently during the Taipei Game Show and revealed some interesting plans for the game. Now that all Awakenings have been deployed in Korea and in Western markets, the team is considering a second Awakening for each class perhaps starting as early as this year. This may also apply to trade labors.

The Division is doubling the size of the Dark Zone

The Division is planning a double threat of gaming goodness that will be coming soon to a console or PC near you. Ubisoft will be rolling out two major pieces of content simultaneously in the coming months, delivering both the paid Last Stand DLC and the free Update 1.6. It is this latter update that the team recently discussed in […]

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Black Desert Online – Mobile Version & Second Awakenings

Pearl Abyss’s Daeil Kim, the Black Desert Online game director, was interviewed recently during the Taipei Game Show and revealed some interesting plans for the game. Now that all Awakenings have been deployed in Korea and in Western markets, the team is considering a second Awakening for each class perhaps starting as early as this year. This may also apply to trade labors.

Final Fantasy XIV – Rumor: Samurai Class Coming with Stormblood

Dataminers have been combing through the Final Fantasy XIV v3.5 patch notes and have found an intriguing hint that the Samurai job may be coming as part of the Stormblood expansion later this year. No other information has been found but it is possible that more will be revealed in the very near future.

– I Am Setsuna to be a Nintendo Switch Launch Title

Tokyo RPG Factory has announced that I Am Setsuna will be launching on March 3rd with the Nintendo Switch. The launch will include some exclusive features including the Temporal Battle Arena with players able to take on other player’s teams.

These are the gods overseeing your fate in Conan Exiles

With just one week to go before its early access launch, Conan Exiles wants you to get spiritual. Specifically, Funcom’s released a dev blog on the religion of the Exiled Lands — and its very much real gods. “In Conan Exiles you can choose to worship one of the gods and gain their favor,” says the studio. “As you play […]

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Black Desert considers second Awakenings, console port; releases Dark Knight trailer

What does the future hold for Black Desert? The present holds the game releasing in Taiwan, but the future is a bit more up in the air. Still, there are hints to be found in an interview that took place during the aforementioned Taiwan release, or you can read a translated and summarized version from Dulfy if you’d rather not […]

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Path of Exile – The Exiled Tribune – Soon to be the Next (and Best) Multiplatform ARPG

Last week was a big one for the Path of Exile team with the huge announcement that one of the most beloved ARPGs will soon become a truly multi-platform game. In addition, the amazing community talent competition came to a close with so much awesome work that Grinding Gear has decided to hand out even more prizes. It was a great week to be an Exile!