World of Warcraft: Legion received a major update this week in the form of v7.1. Players will find a lot of new content including the Mythic-only Karazhan dungeon, the Trial of Valor mini-raid, the continuation of the Illidan and Suramar storylines and much more. However, not all content will become available right from the get-go on launching WoW for the first time after the update's launch. Most will require a bit of legwork on behalf of the player.
Evolve developer Turtle Rock has bid an emotional farewell to the multiplayer shooter. As of yesterday, the studio will no longer support Evolve, though Evolve Stage 2 servers will remain online, according to a statement given to Polygon by 2K. Though Turtle Rock has completed its development run with Evolve, the studio is not finished with game development.
The Rift site has been updated with a small preview of some of the Legendary Powers that will be coming with the release of the Starfall Prophecy expansion. In today's preview, get a look at Cleric, Mage, and Warrior Legendary Powers.
Amazon Lumberyard, the company's ground-up engine partially based on the CryEngine, is opening an office in Austin, Texas, long a haven for MMO developers. In a new post on the Amazon Web Services site, the announcement reveals that Austin is a great place for Lumberyard's continued development to make an engine to "help game developers build the community-driven games that push both engine and cloud technology".
Carbine Studios has announced that the next major WildStar update will be launching on November 16th. Called Redmoon Mutiny, the update brings the second phase of the Redmoon Terror to players as well as cross-faction grouping.
One of the first projects targeting the multiplayer online market, Redemption's Guild, has hit KickStarter in order to raise $33,000 through the crowd funding initiative. Redemption's Guild is a four-player cooperative game developed natively for both the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift.
CD Projekt Red has announced that Gwent: The Witcher Card Game has officially launched into closed beta testing. PC and XBox One users who were chosen as testers can download the game and begin playing as of today. PlayStation 4 players will be able to join at a later date.