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Heavy Gear Assault brings robot battling to a wider world

Mech fighters now have another option for their online gaming pleasure, as a title called Heavy Gear Assault has been making its way...

Warhammer 40k gets a MOBA of its own

The popular dark universe of Warhammer 40,000 is heading not only to MMOs but to MOBAs as well. Whitebox Interactive is working on...

Rumor: Hearthstone may be prepping a Blackrock Mountain adventure

What's next for the ever-hot Hearthstone? Hearthhead reported that a data mining expedition has uncovered references to Blackrock Mountain dungeon cards, meaning...

Shadowrun Online lands physical distributor, adds February patch

Shadowrun Online's future prospects as a sustainable title have gone up sharply now that the game has found a physical distributor. Cliffhanger...

Guild Wars 2 rethinks the defiance system for Heart of Thorns

Just when you thought it was safe to enter an expansion jungle, think again. The Guild Wars 2 dev team is hard at...

Skyforge announces closed beta start and sells Founder’s Packs

Skyforge wannabe deities, you may want to clear your calendar for early next month because closed beta is coming! The team announced...
Shroud of the Avatar

Shroud of the Avatar upgrades to Unity 5 for Release 15

Shroud of the Avatar's Release 15 begins today. In fact, it begins this morning at 11:30 a.m. EST. The new build features...

Guild Wars 2 will implement first-person POV in March

File this one under things we didn't see coming: ArenaNet has just announced that it will fulfill a long-running fan request by adding a first-person...
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Final Fantasy XIV has over 4 million registered accounts

"Fledgling adventurers continue to arrive in Eorzea in droves," says Square, "and we are pleased to announce that the realm is now home...
War Thunder

War Thunder’s ‘Big Guns’ patch adds IL-2, B-29, and more

Gaijin announced a "major update" for War Thunder this week. The 1.47 Big Guns patch adds the game's largest tank (the...

SMITE adds the warrior Bellona to the fray

SMITE has taken another giant step forward as the MOBA has introduced its first true female warrior to the champion pantheon. Bellona is...
Call of Champions

Spacetime making ‘bite-sized’ MOBA Call of Champions

Does the world need another MOBA? We're going to find out, as Spacetime Studios is the latest game developer to hop on the...
SWTOR

BioWare prepping SWTOR ‘Operation Victory’ tourney

BioWare has partnered with e-sports company ESL Gaming to host a competition dubbed Operation Victory. It involves speed-running eight-player story mode...

City of Titans shows old test environment before scrapping it

New games don't spring into being overnight; they take lots of work and incremental steps to a finished product. That goes double for a...

Champions Online is fiddling with costume prices

Champions Online is still alive! How do we know? It's fiddling with its cash shop prices come March 5th. A forum post...

League of Legends adds Bard, the Wandering Caretaker

Do you like roaming around and picking up random junk on the ground? Then you might be the perfect player type to handle

DCUO cracks down on Hades raid exploit

Players who took advantage of an exploit in the new DC Universe Online Hades raid faced the ire of the Daybreak Game...

Path of Exile has plans for ‘years’ of expansions

A rather extensive (and we do mean extensive) Path of Exile developer Q&A revealed that the game and studio is growing nicely....

Guild Wars 2 allows you to preview locked dyes

Want to know exactly how that new dye is going to look before you drop some serious money on it? Guild Wars 2...

Non-combat sandbox Wander reveals new video

Remember Wander, the unique, upcoming sandbox that eschews combat for exploration? Creator Loki Davison has posted a new video for the game...

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