Author: Billy Moroney

The Creation of Ghost Recon Wildlands’ Reactive World

Ubisoft’s decision to use Bolivia as a model for the world in Ghost Recon Wildlands is exciting because of the scope and variety that it suggests. Snowy mountaintops, salt flats, expansive fields and sprawling villages all offer a lot of potential for a Tom Clancy game. Of course, Bolivia is a massive place, so Ubisoft ...

ESL’s Upcoming Hearthstone Trinity Series

2016 has been a big year for Hearthstone, and Blizzard is making a lot of changes to make the competitive scene even more vibrant in 2017. Blizzard’s new Championship Tour includes more global championships in the form of season championships, regional season playoffs, an overhaul of the points and cups system, a prize pool of ...

Star Citizen to Use Amazon Lumberyard

Yesterday, on December 23, Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) announced that their upcoming and highly anticipated space sims Star Citizen and Squadron 42 will use the Amazon Lumberyard engine. Amazon’s game engine, Lumberyard, is an impressive free AAA engine that not only allows game designers to design incredibly detailed 3D games (as shown by the immaculate ...

AfreecaTV Announces Starcraft 2 GSL Plans for 2017

To the detriment of all StarCraft 2 fans the world over, GSL was cut short in 2016. This also happened around the same time that the StarCraft 2 pro league was disbanded, which left many players and fans alike wondering what the future of the game would look like. Fortunately, AfreecaTV, the Korean streaming hub that ...

GOG’s “Goodbuy 2016” Sale is Coming

GOG, the champion of DRM-free gaming, has a unique strategy when approaching their year-end sale. Rather than offer deals on thousands of games like other distribution sites like Steam, they’ve decided to narrow their offerings primarily to a list of “10 Good Buys of 2016”: Inside Owlboy Stardew Valley Grim Dawn Darkest Dungeon The Witcher 3: Wild ...

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Tags: 2016, GOG, Goodbuy 2016, Holidays, Sale

2K Updates Civilization VI’s AI

Civilization VI has only been out for a few months, but 2K has already released a comprehensive update that, among other things, includes some substantial AI tuning. Although the patch notes don’t discuss much in detail, it’s worth taking a closer look at the updates to get a feeling for how the game is growing ...

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Tags: 2k, Civilization VI, PC, Update