Author: Patrick Dane


Warcraft

Warcraft 4 is not Currently Being Worked On Says Blizzard

Blizzard has said that Warcraft 4 isn’t on its current docket, saying fans shouldn’t get too excited. The Warcraft brand has been taken over by the visage of World of Warcraft for nearly 15 years now. (If you don’t count Hearthstone.) It’s understandable too. WoW is one of the biggest games ever released. It has […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 had the Best Week 2 this Year at UK Retail

Red Dead Redemption 2 continues to be a sales behemoth, achieving the best Week 2 sales this year at UK retail. Red Dead Redemption is certainly the talk about town at the moment. The game currently has all of the word of mouth, with other titles moving far out of its way. It has already […]

Fallout 76

Fallout 76 Will Be Online ‘Forever’ Says Pete Hines

Bethesda’s Pete Hines has said, jokingly, that Fallout 76 will be online forever. Having played a couple hours of Fallout 76, I still have a lot of questions. The smoothness of player interaction leaves me uncertain, but the tone and story of the game is intriguing. The experience of being the first ones to step […]

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Football Manager 2019 Gets a Demo

Sports Interactive has released a demo for Football Manager 2019 letting players try out six months in-game. While I don’t count it among my favourite series in the world, Football Manager must be one of the series I have the most time in. There was a time where it was all I did, keeping me […]

Diablo Immortal Cinematic Trailer

Blizzard Expected Backlash to Diablo Immortal But Not To This Degree

Speaking at BlizzCon, Blizzard Co-Founder Allen Adham stated that he expected there to be a backlash to Diablo Immortal‘s reveal. (Although, not quite to this degree.) Diablo Immortal has had a rough start to life. The game closed the BlizzCon Keynote presentation and since then all hell’s (pun intended) broken loose. From angry hashtags, to even boos at […]

Overwatch

Overwatch Currently Has Six Characters in the Works

Talking at BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard revealed that there are currently six characters in the works for Overwatch behind the scenes. Overwatch is in a good place right now. The game has just held its second World Cup, its ambitious league is expanding and it is about ready to bring in a new character. The new […]

Hitman 2

Sean Bean Goes Over Some Unconventional Weapons in New Hitman 2 Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive released a new trailer for Hitman 2, showing Sean Bean going through items you can use to achieve assassinations in the game. I’m excited for Hitman 2. The last game was a true reboot bringing back sandbox missions, giving players a canvas to create their assassinations. It was a perfect mix of […]

battlefield

Battlefield V Trailer Covers All of the Launch Multiplayer Maps

A new Trailer for DICE’s Battlefield V  shows off all 8 of the new maps you can expect to play when the game launches. Battlefield V has a lot riding on it. DICE, and especially EA, could use a win after last year’s Star Wars: Battlefront II microtransaction disaster that saw industry-wide conversation. That game […]

Fortnite

Fortnite’s Been Installed On Nearly Half of All Nintendo Switches

In a sales report, Nintendo talked about their sales and revealed that Fortnite‘s been installed on nearly half of all Nintendo Switches. Fortnite‘s power is staggering. The game somehow continues to grow despite it seemingly having a share of everything already. The free Battle Royale mode is a huge presence in the games industry, not […]

titanfall

Titanfall 3 Could Come Alongside Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Next Christmas

EA has let on that Respawn Entertainment could release two games next year, likely in the form of Titanfall 3 and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Jedi. Titanfall 2 remains one of the best first-person shooters of the last few years. The game’s campaign and multiplayer were excellent, but it was placed in a  busy Fall schedule and […]

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Rockstar Announces Red Dead Redemption 2 Made Over $700 Million in Three Days

Rockstar has announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 has made $725 million in just three days. Rockstar’s games are huge events. The developer doesn’t put out a lot, so when it does release a title, it tends to take over just about everything. Grand Theft Auto V‘s launch was freighting in how successful it was. That […]

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Fallout 76 Live-Action Trailer Asks Wouldn’t it be Nice

Bestheda released a new live-action trailer for Fallout 76 that taps into some good 1960s vibes. And the nuclear apocalypse, of course. Fallout 76 is just around the corner now. The beta launched last week on Xbox One and is set to land on PC and PlayStation 4 tomorrow. Fans of the series are undoubtedly questioning what […]

PlayStation

Metal Gear Solid and Resident Evil Coming to PlayStation Classic as Line Up Announced

Sony’s revealed the full line-up of games coming to the PlayStation Classic console which launches later this year. Ever since Sony announced the PlayStation Classic, there’ve been debates about what should come with the console. The PlayStation was such an important console, and its library is legendary. The problem is, everyone’s library was different. Some will advocate […]

ARK: Survival Evolved on Nintendo Switch, Coming November 30, 2018!

Ark: Survival Evolved Lands on Switch Next Month

Studio Wildcard has announced the release date for their upcoming Nintendo Switch port of Ark: Survival Evolved. Ark: Survival Evolved has continued to chug along impressively throughout its life. From its popular Early Access launch to full launch last year, it has kept a sizeable community. Taming dinosaurs in a survival game is a strong pitch […]

Vampyr

Vampyr Will Come To Nintendo Switch

Vampyr is coming to the Nintendo Switch, Focus Home Interactive confirmed in an investors call. Vampyr remains one of my favourite games of the year. It’s rough and is certainly a B-game, but the ideas and world it wields in its favour is wonderful. I really think people are sleeping on it, and if you haven’t […]

No Man's Sky

No Man’s Sky Getting Free “Eerier” Content Update Next Week

Hello Games announced that it’s releasing free No Man’s Sky cotent next week focused on the more spooky. No Man’s Sky‘s seen great resurgence of late thanks to its big free Next update earlier this summer. Public opinion on the title’s improved compared to launch and the game has a bright future ahead of itself. Since […]

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Microsoft Reveals Xbox Game Pass Will Come to PC

Microsoft announced during an investor call that it plans to bring its library service Xbox Game Pass to PC. Xbox Game Pass is a big deal. The idea of a readily accessible library that also brings all Xbox first parties games on launch day is strong. If you are buying into the console system now […]

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Rapper Drake has Bought Esports Brand 100 Thieves

The ever-popular artist Drake has bought into the world of esports, as he now co-owns esports franchise 100 Thieves. There are a load of entities flocking to esports right now. From major sports team owners to organisations themselves, you don’t have to look far to find news about investment into the burgeoning bubble. Just a few days […]

Marvel's Spider-Man

Marvel’s Spider-Man: The Heist DLC Gets a Launch Trailer

Sony has released a new trailer for Marvel’s Spider-Man first DLC, the Heist, which features Black Cat. The imediate buzz around Marvel’s Spider-Man has died down as we get deeper into game season territory. However, the impact of the exceptionally well-received game is not lost to memory just yet. The game will undoubtedly linger in the minds […]