During Twitch's Amazon Game Studios' Unboxing event, the third game we saw unveiled was Crucible. Crucible is a battle to the last survivor on a hostile alien world. Players choose and customize heroes, making alliances and betraying allies on their path to victory. An additional player heightens the drama by triggering events, live-streaming the battles, and interacting with viewers.
One game we saw briefly during the Twitch Unboxing event for Amazon Game Studios was New World - a fantastic looking take on the 17th Century North America where the supernatural is real and players work together and against each other to settle the wilderness.
Tonight at a special "Unboxing" event at Twitch Con in California, Amazon Game Studios is unveiling several games. The first confirmed title is Breakaway: an eSports-driven experience focused on heroes of mythology competing for prestige and glory.
Wargaming has sent word that its top-down shooter is now available on both GoG and Steam. Players can grab a Standard Edition for $17.99 or the Deluxe Edition for $19.99, each with the base game and other in-game items.
According to a new developer blog post on the MetaArcade site, the team is moving full steam ahead into early access for the first of its adventures called Naked Doom. In addition, the next adventure is already in the works with Tunnels & Trolls creator Ken St. Andre "remastering Deathtrap Equalizer Dungeon" using the MetaArcade platform.
Bandai Namco has announced that it's online MMORTS Battleline: Steel Warfare has been updated with the Nation Wars content expansion. Players can now take part in 25v25 PvP global battles to seize the upper hand in contested territories.
In the latest financial statement from Capcom, Dragon's Dogma Online game director Kento Kinoshita offered a ray of hope for those hoping for a Western release of the MMO based on the Dragon's Dogma series of RPGs.
Star Trek Online's latest expansion, Agents of Yesterday, will be growing a bit larger on October 25th with the deployment of the Artifacts content update. Artifacts will see players embark on a completely new story arc that will last through the end of 2017. Players will find teh Lukari, a species first introduced in Season 11.
Our friends over at 2P.com have a nice Black Desert Online preview that features the naval combat coming in the next expansion to the NA / EU version of the game later in 2016. Players can look forward to sea exploration, large-scale naval battles, big bad sea monsters and much more.
This weekend is the European World of Warcraft Arena Championship with winners heading to Blizzcon in November. Those who connect their Twitch.tv account to Blizzard can earn a special in-game title, "Patron of War".
An anonymous source has told Kotaku that Battleborn may be making a move to free to play by mid-November. According to the same source, Gearbox originally wanted Battleborn to be F2P but that 2K opted for a box price plus seasonal options.
An MMO gaming mouse can be quite the intimidating thing. At first glance, the sheer amount of buttons looks unnatural, and making the transition to thumb control after years of hammering away at the keyboard is also no small feat. But ask any MMO player who's made the jump and they'll tell you how badly you've been missing out.
The first day of early access for Osiris: New Dawn has come and gone, and our Bill Murphy survived to tell the tale of his first official adventures on Proteus 2. As we wrote back in our PAX West preview, Osiris is a smaller-scale MMO where players are in the dozens per server, not hundreds (at least not yet). That said, Bill's found that going solo or on a private multiplayer server is probably your best bet for now.
Neverwinter: Storm King's Thunder will be getting a content expansion called Sea of Moving Ice. The update will be released on November 8th and will send players on a nautical journey that includes fishing, hunting for a treasure map and trying to recover relics to special artifact weapons.
GameSamba is now accepting applications for players interested in closed beta testing for its forthcoming browser-based RPG Fairy Tail Hero's Journey. The game is, according to GameSamba, the only game officially licensed that is based on the popular anime series.
Warhorse Studios has announced that Deep Silver will be handling many of the publishing details for its forthcoming title Kingdom Come: Deliverance. Deep Silver will handle both physical and digital distribution for XBox One and PlayStation 4 and physical distribution for PC.
In Vampyr, Jonathan Reid will roam the streets of London in a quest to find out more about the mutations that came as a result of the Spanish Flu. He will have both conventional ranged and melee skills at his disposal as well as powerful vampiric attacks.