Rumors

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‘Secret’ City of Heroes emulator operators address SCORE leak drama, rebut personal info database rumor

If you've been around the post-sunset City of Heroes community long enough, you've probably heard the rumors that there's a secret City of...

Cool your jets: Destiny 2’s ‘Crucible isn’t going anywhere’

We've never known the internet to take things to extremes. I have only ever know the internet to be a measured and thoughtful place,...

Rumor: Z1 Battle Royale, H1Z1’s PC version, seems to be in big trouble as devs confirm layoffs

Note: We'll be updating this piece at the end with the latest, and we've also put out a second piece here with NantG's...
Throw wide the gates.

Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida is overseeing a new project that may very well be another big online game

We don't know what it will include. We don't know when it will be released. We don't even have a title. What we do have...

Paradox Interactive continues to drop hints of a possible Vampire: the Masquerade game

My first instinct upon seeing indications that publisher/developer Paradox Interactive is working on a game based on Vampire: the Masquerade was extreme intrigue. My...

New Blizzard trademark filing rekindles speculation about Diablo TV series

You may remember that last year, there was a brief but passionate firestorm of speculation that Blizzard was gearing up to produce...

Reverse Engineering: Predicting Fortnite’s earthquakes… with science!

It looks like things are literally shaking up in Fortnite. We are currently tracking a series of changes coming to the game leading...

Apex Legends dataminers unearth Battle Pass details, potential new game mode

So far, all we know about Apex Legends's upcoming Battle Pass is that it exists and will be introduced to the game when...
More yay, but also less.

A Final Fantasy XIV localization glitch hints at a second new race for Shadowbringers

Everyone knew ahead of time that Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.55 would contain no further story advancements. And it doesn't... or, more accurately,...

Neverwinter’s new video teases content coming with new Yawning Portal video

We can't remember the last time Neverwinter dropped a big ol' video without a formal announcement, but hey, we're not mad about this...
Bye Felicia.

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers page on Steam accidentally reveals an additional zone

It's the day when everyone gets to buy the third Final Fantasy XIV expansion, or at least pre-order it. And it turns out that...

Leaderboard: Do you think Bethsoft is going to take Fallout 76 free-to-play?

One of the claims floating around Reddit and YouTube is the claim that stores across the globe, from the UK to Australia to...

The Daily Grind: Would you play Overwatch if it had a PvE or co-op mode?

Overwatch had a strange 2018. While Blizzard expanded the game's developer team last year, it also put out less content (and more repeat...

Rumored Perfect World console remaster combat footage leaks

It's not uncommon these days for classic (or cult classic) games to receive remakes and remasters some years after their initial release, and rumor...

No, Funcom is not losing the Conan IP, but it did just invest in a Portuguese studio

Earlier this week, Marvel's website released a post positively crowing about the "return" of Conan to the ubiquitous superhero label. "Gather 'round, followers...

Elder Scrolls Online plans chapter reveal for January 15 as dataminers suss out our next province

We'll be hiding spoilers in spoiler code for this piece, so don't panic. But maybe skip the comments if you want to stay unspoiled!...

Fortnite: Epic announces sandbox Creative mode, streamer donates $164,000 in tourney prize money

It looks as if you're getting some Fortnite Game Awards announcements early thanks to (what we'll assume is) an accidental upload from...

Rumor: Daybreak might be building a new PlanetSide game

So who else had "the PlanetSide franchise gets a class-based battle royale" in the predictions pool? Welp, looks like it's happening. We've gotten...
Well, that's something.

Lost Ark is rumored to start Chinese beta testing soon

The mess that has been the Chinese game industry shutdown is affecting every corner of the world, but it's not really a shock that...

Blizzard denies claims that Diablo 4’s reveal was meant to punctuate BlizzCon as ActiBlizz stock plummets

So here's some fuel on the raging dumpster fire that is the Diablo scene right now: Kotaku has sources claiming that Blizzard...

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