Rumors

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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...

New World leaks make it sound more and more like a real MMO sandbox, not a survival game

The weird thing - or clever thing - about Amazon Game Studios' New World alpha is that seemingly everyone is in it, so...

Overwatch PTR changes suggest there may be a new hero inbound

Although Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan confirmed earlier this week that Blizzard will not be unveiling a new map at this...

Destiny leaker AnonTheNine dishes out potential Destiny 3 details

According to a series of Reddit posts from Destiny leaker AnonTheNine, Bungie has already begun development on Destiny 3, and if the...
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Path of Exile may be coming to PlayStation 4, Taiwanese rating board listing reveals

Grinding Gear Games's free-to-play action-RPG Path of Exile has been available on Xbox One for over a year now, but so far...

Hyperspace Beacon: Old characters, rumors, and nostalgia in Star Wars The Old Republic

I believe a game has hit an unusual place when players get nostalgicĀ pangs for a game within the game itself. We see that kind...

Blizzard will announce ‘Diablo-related news’ at BlizzCon, but it’s not what you want to hear

Lately there's been a whole lot of speculation surrounding Diablo, with rumors flying left and right about what may be in store for...
Back again, etc.

A bug in Destiny 2 hints about a return to Saturn in the future

You generally expect hints about future content in games to come via lore or teaser images, not through bugs. Yet a bug is hinting...
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Diablo ‘Reign of Terror’ merch in Blizz store revives speculation on Diablo IV

Set aside your French history knowledge for a sec and consider the phrase Reign of Terror in a new light: a light that also...

TUG studio Nerd Kingdom owes its Kickstarter backers an explanation – or their money back

We've been following the sad story of TUG, The Untitled Game, for years now, ever since its May 2013 Kickstarter. At the time,...

CCP Games offers DUST 514 veteran reward accounts in upcoming Project Nova

Those of you who have been following the highs and lows of EVE Online developer CCP Games over the years will remember the...

Fallout 76’s beta may start in two weeks

With Fallout 76's launch coming in a month-and-a-half, Bethesda doesn't have much time left to get its promised beta for pre-orders going. October...

Pokemon Go players identify strange new creature during community day event

During the recent Pokemon Go community day event, trainers were surprised and confused to discover a strange, new Pokemon kicking around alongside the...

Hyperspace Beacon: What will we see on SWTOR’s ‘ancient Jedi world’?

Producer Keith Kanneg wrote, "[T]he next phase of the SWTOR storyline will kick off with a bang on the ancient Jedi world." Let's look at the clues that let us know exactly which Jedi world that is, why I am excited to see that world, and what we will likely see on that planet. I don't think I have to mention it at this point, but I will: Possible spoilers ahead, but only if I am right.

Blizzard job postings reveal new unannounced project

Some new job postings on Blizzard's careers site seem to suggest that the World of Warcraft and Overwatch creator has something...
March out of the light.

Rumor: The next Final Fantasy XIV expansion is named Shadowbringers

Take this with a grain of salt, but it does appear that we've uncovered the title of the next Final Fantasy XIV expansion....

New World preview from Gamescom slips into the wild as Amazon announces alpha signups

The first previews of Amazon Game Studios' New World MMORPG are finally trickling in from Gamescom just as the wraps are coming off...

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