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FIFA 15 Ultimate Team Web App launches, has server issues
EA Sports has declared that the doors are now wide open on the FIFA 15 Ultimate Team web app, which inevitably means the service is getting hammered at present.
Dark Souls 2: Crown of the Ivory King DLC images appear
The first proper images from Crown of the Ivory King (aside from that very early one with the bonfire,) have appeared courtesy of Japanese publication Famitsu.
Vrvana’s VR headset the Totem Kickstarter launches
A little later than expected, Vrvana reveal their specs and launch the Kickstarter for their VR device the Totem.
New Civilization: Beyond Earth screens depict cities
See the sights of beautiful Ganzorig in these new screenshots of Civilization: Beyond Earth.
Microsoft purchase Mojang and Minecraft for $2.5 billion – Notch Leaves
As expected, the Mojang sale goes through and Microsoft sound very pleased with the acquisition.
Dragon Age: Inquisition explains Skyhold and interior decorating
What’s the point of being in charge of the Dragon Age: Inquisition if you can’t even choose your own carpets?
Grand Theft Auto 5 PC release delayed to 2015, new trailer and screens
There are a load of new screenshots and details for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto 5, along with a new trailer, but they arrive alongside some rather sad news.
The Sims 4 gets nude mod, sexy fashions and body hair
You knew it was coming, The Sims turns all nudey with this mod.
Piranha shadow banned on Reddit as Transverse fallout continues [Updated]
Piranha Games had a lot to deal with this morning on the Transverse Reddit channel and subsequently Piranha now find their accounts have been shadow banned.
Transverse could have been Wing Commander Online – Gamer doubts begin
Earlier this evening Piranha Games revealed Transverse and it’s not going down well.
Pirating The Sims 4 gives pirates a pixelated mess
Piracy is not good for this industry and there are consequences for pirating The Sims 4 which are quite amusing.
GTA 5 PC release date listed as November by 2K distributor
Exertis Gem, a UK distributor for Take Two (and by association 2K,) is listing a release date of 14 November for Grand Theft Auto V on PC.
Total War: Rome 2 new campaign Imperator Augustus and Emperor Edition
A complete collection of all the free Total War: Rome 2 DLC is being released as the Total War: Rome 2 Emperor Edition, and this update also includes a brand new campaign.
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.
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.
Dark Souls 2 Calibration 1.10 update coming 25 August
Ahead of the release of Crown of the Old Iron King next, Dark Souls 2 will be getting an new Calibrations 1.10 patch tweaking various things.
Path of Exile: Forsaken Masters expansion is now available
Grinding Gear Games’ Path of Exile has expanded today (as of 3pm Pacific) with the release of the Forsaken Masters add-on.
Dragon Age: Inquisition site adds race, class and specialisation info
BioWare has added a page to the Dragon Age: Inquisition site allowing players to mess around with different racial, class and specialisation set-ups.
Cities: Skylines AMA is tomorrow (20 August)
The Cities: Skylines development team are going to be taking your questions.
Pillars of Eternity shows 26 minutes of Gamescom gameplay
Obsidian were at the Paradox Gamescom show to demonstrate a half hour or so of gameplay from the Backer’s Beta version of Pillars of Eternity.
New Batman: Arkham Knight screens are seriously impressive
Another five Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots have been released, and, uh, wow.
Warlords of Draenor cinematic and release date revealed
Blizzard ran a special Warlords of Draenor livestream today, specifically for the purpose of showing a first cinematic and release date for the expansion.
Star Citizen updates and Gamescom Friday reveals detailed by Chris Roberts
On Friday Star Citizen backers will find out what’s in store for the game but we have some more details now.