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Preview and Launch Date of Nighthold in World of Warcraft Revealed

After Warlords of Draenor failed to live up to expectations, Blizzard pledged to correct their mistakes in Legion. One issue that killed subscriber numbers (and frankly, the fun) in the previous release was the huge gap between content patches that left players burned out and desperate for more. It seems that Blizzard has made good on their promise so far ...

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Expect a lot of growth in the UK video games industry in 2017.

Growth in the UK Video Games Industry

TIGA, the network for game developers and the wider video games industry, recently reported that the UK games industry is set to grow significantly in 2017. TIGA surveyed 50 game business of various sizes, and they found the following. First, 88% of the survey participants plan to increase their workforce.iu 72% of survey participants reported that they would supplement their ...

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Onward, a popular VR military sim, has gained official support from Valve.

Valve Invites Onward Dev to Studios

Onward, the VR military simulator that was released earlier this year, has a particularly important fan: Valve. Dante Buckley developed and continues to refine the game all by himself, and Valve just yesterday invited him to continue working on Onward in their offices in January 2017. For those who haven’t played Onward or know nothing about it, this announcement means ...

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Ambitious Modders Announce Plans to bring Liberty City to Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V is the fastest-selling entertainment product in history. Gamers jumped at the chance to experience Rockstar’s latest installment in the GTA series immediately after release, and have dumped huge amounts of time both into the single player campaign and the expansive multiplayer version, Grand Theft Auto Online. The community of Grand Theft Auto players is vibrant and creative, ...

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Winners of Steam Awards Announced With Deep Discounts

It’s nearing the end of Steam’s infamous wallet-killing winter sale, and it looks like there’s still more amazing discounts on equally amazing games. The final winners of the Steam Awards have been announced, and this announcement is accompanied by the winter sale’s deep discounts on some of the most popular games. Listed below are the winners of each category along ...

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Diablo 20th Anniversary Event Announced

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 20 years since the action RPG Diablo first released. The satisfying combat and the neverending quest to advance your character was furthered by two sequels, Diablo II in 2000 and Diablo III in 2012. Diablo was a pioneer in the genre, striking a chord with an extremely loyal fanbase that to this day ...

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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 over $2 million USD and ...

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Star Citizen - the massive crowd-funded space exploration sim - uses Amazon's Lumberyard engine.

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 screen shots of both games ...

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AfreecaTV announces renewed and bolstered support for StarCraft 2 in GSL 2017.

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 historically sponsors and runs the ...

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New Warframe Update Adds More Free Content

Warframe is one of the top free-to-play games on Steam, boasting an impressive amount of players that continue to play the cooperative action game week after week. Despite being free to play, Warframe offers downloadable content that amounts to almost $110 dollars if you were to buy it all through Steam. One disadvantage for many with free-to-play games is that ...

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