Rumors

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Not So Massively: Blizzard cancelled a(nother) game, and I couldn’t be happier

Recently news broke that Blizzard had cancelled an unannounced game that had been in development for several years. This was followed closely...
THE RESTLESS SOULS OF THE DAMNED, I CHOOSE YOU!

Rumor: Diablo 4 and a new Overwatch game are seemingly confirmed by Blizzard Versailles employees

We've had persistent rumors about development on Diablo 4 for a long time now, thanks to Blizzard job postings and teases and leaks....

World of Warcraft’s foxy Vulpera look more likely as a playable race

Along with the proposed "level squish," the evidence for the addition of the fox-like Vulpera as a playable race in World of...

A recent World of Warcraft player survey apparently confirms an incoming level squish

The nature of World of Warcraft's expansion releases and design philosophy means that every expansion adds another stack of levels on top of...

Destiny 2 is going free-to-play as Destiny 2: New Light as Bungie confirms Steam launch and cross-save

(This article has been updated since publication; updates are at the end, and the original is as follows.) In what at least appears to be...
Plays well with others.

Rumor: More high-profile esports figures are leaving Blizzard within the next two weeks

Remember just last week when the commissioner of Overwatch's premiere and eponymous league left his position? That alone was a bit of a...
Them's fighting words.

Sources now confirm the Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic movie – and it’s a trilogy

Back in April, we covered Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy's statements about the potential for a Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic movie....
Dragon Age.

League of Legends is destined for mobile, Reuters reports

Remember all the thinkpieces years back about the rise of the MOBA? The industry's been through several bubbles since then, between survival sandboxes and...

FromSoftware’s next game is rumored to be an ‘open-world title’ made in collaboration with George R.R. Martin

Although the Game of Thrones TV series has just reached its controversial conclusion, series author George R.R. Martin is still (hopefully) hard at work...
Guns!

Here’s another clue that Red Dead Redemption 2 is heading (or was supposed to head) to PC

Rumors and frustrations over whether Red Dead Redemption 2 - and more importantly around these parts, Red Dead Online - will ever...

‘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...

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