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Dead State beta released, adds a lot to the game

DoubleBear has announced that the Dead State beta is now live.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Aug 2014 | 0

Heroes of the Storm battlegrounds mapped out

Blizzard want to show you what’s inside Heroes of the Storm Battlegrounds.

By Paul Younger | 27 Aug 2014 | 0

DayZ 0.49 update delayed by a week

The latest word from the DayZ blog is that the expected 0.49 update will be delayed for a week, to allow for a “strong QA pass”.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Aug 2014 | 0

League of Legends to ban trolls and feeders instantly

RIOT has been testing out their League of Legends instant ban system and it’s coming to Europe along with tacking negative gameplay.

By Paul Younger | 27 Aug 2014 | 0

League of Legends patch 4.15 notes released

Not a whole lot of balance changes but there are fixes and additions.

By Paul Younger | 27 Aug 2014 | 0

The Crew PC closed beta key giveaway [keys gone]

We’ve got a few closed beta keys for Ubisoft’s open-world driving title The Crew to give away, so read on if you want to claim one of them in time to squeeze in a bit of racing.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Aug 2014 | 21

Escape Dead Island on 18 November

Deep Silver have pondered the best possible date to release series spin-off Escape Dead Island and decided that right in the middle of gaming’s busiest month makes a lot of sense.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Aug 2014 | 0

GOG redesigned; now distributing movies, too

DRM-free games aren’t enough for some people, so GOG have now started distributing movies too.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Aug 2014 | 1

StoryBundle offering a whole lot of game-related books cheap

If you want to read about gaming when you’re not gaming, StoryBundle has you sorted for books.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Aug 2014 | 0

Dragon Age: Inquisition has Mass Effect style co-op multiplayer

I’ve been hearing rumours about Dragon Age: Inquisition multiplayer for a few days now, and it turns out those rumours were largely correct.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Aug 2014 | 1

Twitch is the latest DDoS target to fall foul of lizards

Twitch.TV should probably consider putting some of that Amazon money towards better DDoS protection, as the streaming site is the latest to be attacked.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Aug 2014 | 0

Metro Redux stations itself on Steam, gets launch trailer

If you live in the US, the re-spruced pair of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light are now available in shiny (or grungy, I guess) Metro: Redux form.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Aug 2014 | 0

Legend of Korra screenshots are lacking in Pabu

Listen Activision, I’m impressed you commissioned Platinum to make a downloadable Legend of Korra game, but where are the screenshots with Pabu in them?

By Peter Parrish | 26 Aug 2014 | 0

Diablo 3 patch 2.1 is now live – Watch the features video

After extended maintenance the Diablo 3 patch 2.1 has been set live.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2014 | 0

Dynasty Warriors 8: XL PC Japanese Voice DLC should now download properly

When it was “released” last week, the Dynasty Warriors 8: XL Japanese Voice DLC pack didn’t actually download properly through Steam.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Aug 2014 | 0

The Evil Within’s voice cast announced, contains Rorschach

Bethesda have announced the main voice cast for The Evil Within, and it’s got a fair few names you might recognise.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Aug 2014 | 0

Banished Mod Toolkit Beta released

It’s been a long time coming but it’s finally here for Banished players who want to tinker with the medieval city builder.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2014 | 0

Adventure Time: Secret of the Nameless Kingdom announcement trailer is mathematical

Oh my glob: there’s an announcement trailer for Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Aug 2014 | 0

Dark Souls 2′s Crown of the Old Iron King DLC out now

The second piece of DLC for Dark Souls 2, Crown of the Old Iron King, is ready for exploration and YOU DIED.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Aug 2014 | 0

Diablo 3 Patch 2.1 Mega-Preview. Everything you need to know

Today the Diablo 3 2 2.1 patch goes live after months of waiting.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2014 | 0

Blizzard DDoS attacks resume as Diablo 3 2.1 is about to hit

The Diablo 3 2.1 patch is about to hit but it’s not good news as server issues have started again.

By Paul Younger | 26 Aug 2014 | 8

Amazon confirms Twitch acquisition for $970 million

We now have confirmation of the Amazon deal as it’s officially announced.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2014 | 1

FIFA 15 PC demo may appear 9 September

FIFA site Fifauteam seem convinced they have the FIFA 15 demo release date and team information.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Aug 2014 | 0

Amazon apprently making a move to acquire Twitch

We all thought the Twitch Google acquisition was in the bag but it appears not according to reports today.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2014 | 1

Telltale talk The Walking Dead Episode 5 in interview

With the next episode of The Walking Dead about to launch, Telltale tell us more.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2014 | 0

Star Citizen hits $52 million – Jet packs being added

Another week comes to an end and right on cue there’s another million in the Star Citizen coffers.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2014 | 0

Dark Souls 2 Calibration 1.10 may not nerf sorcery after all

There was much sadness among Dark Souls 2 spellcasters about Calibrations patch 1.10, which appeared as if it would reduce sorcery damage across the board.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Aug 2014 | 4

SOE’s John Smedley’s plane diverted after DDoS hacker bomb threat

The DDoS attacks continued today and there was some rather alarming news concerning a flight carrying SOE president John Smedley.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2014 | 0

FIFA 15 Ultimate Team aims to crack down on coin bots and cheats

It may be a futile effort, but EA Sports wants FIFA 15′s Ultimate Team mode to be a little less influenced by coin bots and cheaters.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Aug 2014 | 0

Blizzard’s BattleNet battered by DDoS attacks

It’s not a great evening to be trying to play Blizzard titles, as BattleNet games like Diablo 3 and World of Warcraft are the latest to succumb to DDoS (Denial of Service) barrages.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Aug 2014 | 10