– New Warner Bros. Studio to Create Tech for Online Features

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has opened its New York office. The WB Games studio will be focused on creating cloud-based gaming technology which will allow developers to add online features to their games and that will be usable on nearly every conceivable platform.

Choose My Adventure: Cryptic’s Neverwinter in review

My time with Neverwinter is done, and it’s a game I find myself in an odd relationship with. It’d be fair to say that despite what some members of the audience expected, I never went into disliking the game; even when I was getting a little bit bored, I didn’t find myself desperately wanting to play something else just to […]

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Crowfall – A Lightning Pace

As Crowfall development shifts into high gear our own Tim Eisen plucks a few news bits to tickle with his quill.

Breakaway – Taking the Fight to the High Seas with the Dutch Royal Navy

The Dutch Royal Navy will be playing host to two professional teams aboard a battleship as they duke it out in Breakaway. During the Twitch live stream, viewers can win alpha keys or gaming hardware. The event is sponsored by Red Bull Esports and AMD with professional esports teams Echo Fox and Rogue taking part.

Star Wars: The Old Republic explains how the developers listen to community feedback

Feedback is important for every MMO, and that includes Star Wars: The Old Republic. But where does feedback come from? If the developers never ask you about your opinion specifically, how will they actually collect your feedback? Community manager Eric Musco chimed in on the forums explaining where the development team looks for feedback and how his job involves filtering […]

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– Ship of Heroes – Powerset Demo Video & Justice Corp Bldg.

The Ship of Heroes site has been updated with a new lore piece accompanied by a video to show off one of the forthcoming game’s signature NPCs and his powerset. In addition, readers can get a look at the Justice Corp Building, environments, the Powers Testing Center, a demonstration of flying and a good look at how the artistic vision of the game is shaping up.

E3 2017: Path of Exile’s Jonathan Rogers on the Fall of Oriath and markets beyond

Despite the recent release of Path of Exile’s Fall of Oriath’s recent beta release, Grinding Gear Games sent Technical Director Jonathan Rogers out to E3 2017 to chat with press about the game’s incoming expansion. If you’re looking for some sweet, sweet data-crunching from the test server, you’ll be disappointed, as Rogers mentions the team shipped him off before he could see […]

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Revelation Online – March of the Guilds Event to Award Original Theme

Revelation Online is conducting an awesome community event to celebrate all of the game’s guilds. Groups are encouraged to submit a text, image or video that best embodies what it means to be a member. Developers will select one guild to have an original theme composed for it by Neal Acree. Honorable Mentions will receive various in-game items including a Deluxe Pack, Wild Wind Pack and an Inventor Pack.

New Dawn – Indian Female Models & Face Paint Revealed

The New Dawn Steam page has been updated with a pair of images to show off a female Indian body model and facial models complete with face paints. According to the very brief update, New Dawn characters will be able to customize their face paint on character creation.

Shroud of the Avatar has plans to attract more players and keep them around

In the hopes of attracting and encouraging more player investors in Shroud of the Avatar, Portalarium took to Reddit for a Q&A session that did not leave everyone quite satisfied. During the AMA, Portalarium explained why it’s not doing a wipe before release, responded to those upset at the slow rollout of the single-player version, promised more user interface polish, […]

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Final Fantasy XIV – PvP is Amazing in Stormblood

Despite the game’s strong PvE leanings, Yoshi-P continues to make the case for PvP in FFXIV with the addition of new PvP content introduced to the game over time. But despite the team’s efforts, it’s never really taken off until the release of the game’s latest expansion, Stormblood.

Exclusive: Wizard101 Q&A dev diary on its PvP update and monstrology evolution

Kid-friendly MMORPG Wizard101 is on the cusp of a big update — in fact, it’s already landed on the official test server as of this week. At its heart is PvP: new PvP daily rewards, a new PvP age, adjustments to PvP rank, and a whole new turn-based PvP tourney mode. There’s stuff for everyone, though, including lots of new chat goodies, […]

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ZeniMax seeks another half billion bucks in Oculus injunction hearing

The Oculus/ZeniMax Media lawsuit still isn’t over, all these years after the start: ZeniMax is this week arguing before a Texas district court that Oculus should be forced to remove its VR products from sale or pony up royalties. Earlier this year, courts awarded ZeniMax half a billion dollars in damages from Facebook-owned Oculus, having found that the VR company […]

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– Rend Early Access Launch Pushed Back to Later in 2017

Frostkeep Studios has a new post on the Rend site to let fans know that the game’s Early Access program will be pushed back until later in 2017. The letter informs players that the team wants to take Rend to the next level based on player feedback from pre-alpha. As a result, Frostkeep is “re-evaluating current development plans and exploring ways in which we can deliver an even more robust in-game experience at launch”.

Gigantic – Launch Date Officially Set, Open Beta Runs Until Then

Motiga and Perfect World Entertainment have big news for Gigantic fans: The official Steam release is coming on July 20th. Between now and then, players can enjoy open beta game play leading up to the Steam release date.

Gigantic – Launch Date Officially Set, Open Beta Begins

Motiga and Perfect World Entertainment have big news for Gigantic fans: The official Steam release is coming on July 20th. Between now and then, players can enjoy open beta game play leading up to the Steam release date.

Skyforge – Return of the Serpent Queen Update Now Live

Skyforge has been updated with the Return of the Serpent Queen that bring in a number of big changes including changes to the Prestige system, updates to the interface, class balancing, PvP updates and much, much more.

LOTRO to reveal Mordor expansion and start beta testing this week

By the week’s end, Lord of the Rings Online players should know a lot more about the game’s coming Mordor expansion — and even have an opportunity to play it. In an interview yesterday with Dadi’s LOTRO Guides, CM Jerry “Cordovan” Snook said that the team is preparing a big reveal today for the expansion that should include the name […]

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Conan Exiles begins partial wipe of official servers

Get ready to watch the world burn. Well, part of the world. Conan Exiles is wiping official servers this morning. Well, part of them. “We’ve started a partial wipe on all official servers. Buildings and inventories will be removed, character progression stays,” Funcom tweeted this morning. “We’re wiping official servers per community requests to solve problems with the decay system […]

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