The Albion Online site has been updated with a sneak peek at the new Royal Continent layout. The team made the decision to rework the Royal Isle due to a recent wipe and that significant improvements could be made to the location without any impact on meeting development goals. The new zone is set up "like a pie-chart with each slice being a biome with one city" the blog post says.
Paradox Interactive, owner of White Wolf Publishing, has announced a new partnership with Focus Home Interactive to bring a "video game adaptation of the World of Darkness Storyteller game, "Werewolf: The Apocalypse", to the world. The game will be developed by Cyanide Studios, most recently at work on Call of Cthulhu and Styx: Master of Shadows.
A group of blogger friends called Too Much Gaming have posted a moving tribute to a fellow Overwatch player who recently passed away. Twelve players went into the game and performed a 12-gun salute to Willem Den Toom. Each player used characters "that he loved and most frequently used", the team said.
Shiro Games has announced that its latest game in development, "Northgard", is set to hit Steam Early Access on February 22nd. The game allows players to take control of a Viking clan and to establish a village on their behalf and to collect resources to grow the society. The game will grow to include a dedicated multiplayer mode over time.
Blade & Soul is turning one year old and the team has plans to share the fun with players. On logging in, players will receive a special first anniversary pouch filled with unsealing charms, fireworks, adornments, anniversary coins, a cupcake and a special costume designed by a community member. In addition, from January 18th to February 1st, players can grab more anniversary coins by participating in game content including dungeons, daily quests, and more.
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Gigantic has received its first major update with today's launch of Exile in the North. The patch brings in a new hero named Pakko, several winter-themed hero and weapon skins and several game play and quality of life improvements. Players can look forward to better rewards, Honor Bonuses "for players who battle short-handed, hero mastery skins and more.