Category: MMORPG.com News

– Valnir Rok: An Interview with Game Director Sebastian Rahmel

Survival games continue to become the new playground of MMOs. Valnir Rok takes a great approach capturing life during the Viking era. You’ll have to battle it out, feed yourselves, and work to grow your reputation. Sebastian sat down with us to talk over the historical and mythical aspects of the game which brings this popular era to life.

Overwatch – Junkertown Escort Map Revealed at Gamescom 2017

During Gamescom 2017, Blizzard provided a bit of a preview ahead of its Wednesday, August 23rd presser, most notably the new Overwatch map called Junkertown. As the name implies, the map is centered around everyone’s favorite Aussies, Junkrat and Roadhog.

– Star Wars Battlefront 2: Official Starfighter Assault Gameplay Trailer

During today’s EA Gamescom press conference, the Star Wars Battlefront 2 team revealed some game play, though this particular trailer came out a couple days ago. The official Battlefront 2 channel on YouTube should be updated with a more extensive game play trailer later.

Heroes of the Storm – Obey the Call – Kel'Thuzad Comes to the Nexus

Blizzard has revealed that Kel’Thuzad is coming to Heroes of the Storm. The announcement was made through an AWESOME comic that you can see here. Check out Sonya’s, Zagara’s and Jaina’s new skins as well as get excited for Kel’Thuzad’s arrival in the Nexus.

– Blizz Previewing Its Wednesday Event – Junkertown Revealed

Blizzard is in the midst of a special live stream event that is laying the groundwork for the company’s Wednesday event. So far, we’ve learned that World of Warcraft players will be able to try out the new v7.3 dungeon called Seat of the Triumverate and the Overwatch team will show off the game’s next map, Junkertown. It’s themed around Junkrat and Roadhog, of course, and it even has its own special video short.

– HTC Vive Price Drops to $599

The price of VR is coming down. HTC Vive announced a $200 price drop for its signature VR headset bringing it to $599. Buyers will also receive limited time access to Viveport Subscription, a service that allows players to choose up to five title per month and access to a variety of “most popular content”.

Dauntless – How I Learned to Love the Grind

Dauntless has finally left the land of NDA (nondisclosure) and it’s time to see what all the hub bub is about this game. Dauntless describes itself as a co-op action, RPG where you battle ferocious Behemoths, craft powerful weapons and forge your legend in the Shattered Isles.

– This Week at GameSpace: Pikmin, Sudden Strike 4 & No Man's Sky

This week at GameSpace offers you a chance to check out some of our coverage. This includes a look at the new update for No Man’s Sky, more than a few reviews like Sudden Strike 4 and some thoughts about Hey, Pikman. Check out snips of some of last week’s best content and then head on over for a look!

Path of Exile – XBox One Version Arriving August 24th

Grinding Gear Games has announced that Path of Exile for XBox One will be ready for release on Thursday, August 24th. In addition, the Chinese version will be launched by Tencent on August 22nd.

World of Speed – Racing into Steam Early Access on August 23rd

Saber Interactive and Mad Dog Games have announced the Steam release date for World of Speed. Players will be able to jump in and get racing beginning on Wednesday, August 23rd. The game will be free to download and play with in-app purchases. Currently three car packages are listed on the Steam page, though pricing information is as-yet unavailable.

– Wild Buster: Heroes of Titan Announced by InselGames

InselGames has announced that it is bringing its sci-fi action MMO “Wild Buster: Heroes of the Titan to the west. The game is currently being developed by Nuri Works and is expected to be ready for publication in the west in late 2017.

Destiny 2 – 'PC Gamers Are First Class Citizens, Should Feel Native'

During Nvidia’s Gamescom conference, several key technical features for Destiny 2 on PC were confirmed. Among those are 4K support, SLI, HDR support, framerate counter, voice chat, text chat and field of view adjustment. According to Bungie, “We wanted to treat PC gamers like first-class citizens since the first day of development. Destiny 2 is build from the ground up to be an amazing state of the art hardware. It should feel native on PC.”

Destiny 2 – 'PC Gamers Like First Class Citizens, Should Feel Native'

During Nvidia’s Gamescom conference, several key technical features for Destiny 2 on PC were confirmed. Among those are 4K support, SLI, HDR support, framerate counter, voice chat, text chat and field of view adjustment. According to Bungie, “We wanted to treat PC gamers like first-class citizens since the first day of development. Destiny 2 is build from the ground up to be an amazing state of the art hardware. It should feel native on PC.”

Final Fantasy XV – Headed to PC in 2018 as Revealed at Nvidia Gamescom Conference

Nvidia and Square Enix have sent out some great news for PC fans who missed the chance to play Final Fantasy XV: The game is headed out to Steam, Windows 10 and Origin in early 2018. The PC version will arrive complete with all the DLC that has been released for the game so far.

Path of Exile – Devs Primed to Answer Your Questions About Oriath & More

Now that the Path of Exile team has had a chance to get players settled in to The Fall of Oriath expansion, they’re ready to take on your questions about the expansion, the development process, issues / celebrations with regard to the game, and just about any topic PoE-related you can think of. We’ve partnered with Grinding Gear to offer you a chance to ask those burning questions.

Sea of Thieves – PC – XBox One Cross Play Confirmed

Rare has confirmed that there will be Sea of Thieves cross play between PC and XBox One players. The announcement came from Rare during last night’s Microsoft presentation. Windows 10 PC players will be able to game with XBox One and XBox One X players when the game launches across both platforms in early 2018. The idea is to “play the game, not the device”.

Black Desert Online – XBox One X Version to be Playable at Gamescom

During this week’s Gamescom, attendees will be able to get a hands on look at a playable demo of Black Desert Online for the XBox One X. Players will be able to try out the Warrior, Ranger, Witch and Striker using various XBox One “family” devices including XBox One X, XBox One S and Xbox One.

Conan Exiles – Physical Editions to be Published by Koch Media

When Conan Exiles leaves Early Access later this fall, Koch Media will be handling the publication and distribution of physical editions for the game. XBox One, PlayStation 4 and PC versions will be made available in early 2018.

Mass Effect: Andromeda – 'No Planned Future Patches for Single-Player'

The BioWare blog has been updated with a brief, but heartbreaking, note to let fans of Mass Effect: Andromeda know that there “are no planned future patches for singl-player or in-game story content”. Development will continue on multiplayer missions and in “upcoming comics and novels” that will include the story what happened to the Quarian ark.