Category: TRENDING GAME NEWS

Final Fantasy Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi Says to Expect New Title in 2017

Final Fantasy is one of the most iconic and celebrated video game series in history, so when Hironobu Sakaguchi, the father of Final Fantasy, announces that he’s working on a new title, it’s time to get excited. Sakaguchi parted ways with Square (Now known as Square Enix after a merger back in 2003) in the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...