World of Warcraft super-fan "Daniel L" has spent several years recreating some of WoW's most iconic locations in Unreal Engine 4. He gives other fans a peek into a familiar, yet gorgeously rendered Azeroth and perhaps makes a few wistful for a more modern (graphically) version of the game. Daniel L has stitched together several of his recreations of Grizzly Hills, Elwynn Forest, Duskwood, Westfall, and Durotar.
The latest Overwatch developer update is out and about. This time, Jeff Kaplan provides a brief update about what players can expect over the course of the summer. Most notably, Kaplan lets players know that the Summer Games event will be coming "sooner than you expect". In addition, a number of smaller tweaks will be added. For instance, if players complete an additional weekly challenge during the Summer Games, they can unlock an Epic Skin.
The latest Starbase video to explore some of the game's features is out, this time about "rental lots". Rental lots are Starbase's player housing, a player's starbase to call home. The video lays out the details on how a player can achieve ownership of a starbase and what types of features can be added to it such as a landing platform, storage and "business" space, and much more.
If you've been looking for what could potentially be the next great RPG, look no further than Greedfall. Focus Home Interactive has sent out a brand new trailer to announce the release date for Greedfall. Look for it on September 10th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Digital Extremes and "Who Is the Bald Guy" took to the streets of New York City to find out what would happen if they pranked ordinary folks with Warframe's Opticor. The results are hilarious...particularly when people are told NOT to pull the trigger so, of course, they do!
Moons of Madness is Funcom's upcoming horror game and the team is ready to show off what players will experience as they face terror in space. The new video features over ten minutes of gameplay footage featuring Shane Newehart, the title's protagonist. Moons of Madness has ties to Secret World thanks to the Orochi group that built the secret research facility where Newehart is stationed.
Today marks the release of Season 3 for both PvP and Mythic Keystone Dungeons in World of Warcraft. In addition, the mythic version of the next raid, Azshara's Eternal Palace, has opened and the race for world first kills has begun. Players will also find the new mega-dungeon, Mechagon, with its 8-bosses and other great rewards.
Elite Dangerous fans gathered over the past weekend and were told about some cool things coming to the game before the year's end. Most notably, players can look forward to Fleet Carriers, mobile bases that can be moved between sectors and used to resupply captains with fuel and weapons. Not much else was said, but developers have promised more information in the coming months.
Anthem's Cataclysm has finally landed on the game's PTR. In a new preview from YouTube's KhrazeGaming, viewers get a look at the new weapons that will come to players once the update is released on live servers. The nine new weapons are considered energy weapons, something different from the more mundane weapons released so far.
The latest Dual Universe developer update has been published, this time with news about the July 11th start of Alpha 2 with new additions and improvements. Most notably players will notice several quality of life improvements that have been in development since the end of Alpha 1.
The Ship of Heroes team has pushed out a new video to showcase the in-game auction house called "Ivar & Sons". The video showcases a character putting an item on the auction house using the "seemingly simple," yet robust system. "Functional trading system for players? Check!" the blog reads.
A new series of Borderlands 3 is incoming starting with today's view of the planet Pandora as told by the one and only Claptrap. "We commissioned our very own Claptrap to create a serious scientific documentary detailing the flora and fauna found on everyone's favorite desert hell planet: Pandora. It didn't go well."
Jim Sterling has published a new video regarding what he believes is "the addictive cost of predatory video game monetization". In the half-hour long documentary, Sterling speaks about the impact of microtransactions and loot boxes and the effect they have on players. He looks "at the human cost of predatory monetization" and even speaks with a mobile studio CEO "whose tactics for hunting 'whales' sound scarily like instructions for selling drugs".
The latest Astellia trailer showcases The Colosseum, an enclosed space where parties of players take on ever-increasingly difficult waves of monsters. The goal is to reduce the number of monsters as quickly as possible which challenges party members to perform their roles successfully. Luckily, resurrection is automatic so players can rejoin the fray.