Rumors

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Rumor: Firefall studio Red 5 hit by layoffs [Confirmed]

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Red 5 looks to be suffering through a round of layoffs, although the scope and reason behind the pink slips has yet to be revealed....
Put these in a room.

Marvel Heroes studio Gazillion hit with layoffs [Confirmed]

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It's sad news for fans of Marvel Heroes and Super Hero Squad Online as at least one of the teams behind Gazillion's successful titles appears to...
Unbreaking what we screwed up forever.

Hi-Rez Studios CEO teases something coming for Tribes: Ascend

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Tribes: Ascend has been in maintenance mode for a while now. It was never the moneymaker that SMITE proved to be, and while it...

WildStar dev hints at adding path options

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Yesterday the WildStar team hosted a Reddit AMA about the new Cosmic Rewards system, and during that conversation one player asked about being able to...

More layoffs for ZeniMax (Update: Confirmed)

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The end of this post has been updated with confirmation from Bethsoft as of August 20th. Comments by a gaming industry recruiter and tech consultant have sparked...

World of Warcraft’s Bashiok has defected to NCsoft [Updated]

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Former World of Warcraft Community Manager Micah "Bashiok" Whipple announced he was leaving Blizzard last week to take up a new job this week, leading...

Rumor: SWTOR E3 information leaked on official website

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BioWare accidentally revealed its Star Wars: The Old Republic announcement for E3 this weekend, and -- spoiler alert -- this could be a game...
Let's go take ourselves a king, I guess?

Leaks indicate Destiny’s next expansion will launch September 15th

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You can never be sure if a leak is on the level or if it's just a bunch of speculation. But you can make...
Crower peep.

Hearthstone teases a new mode via Twitter

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When you first fire up Hearthstone, the little title screen offers you three options. That hasn't changed and no one has really expected otherwise;...
It could be related to Destiny, mostly because Bungie isn't doing a whole lot else right at the moment.

Bungie files new trademarks for possible Destiny expansions

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What is Eververse Trading Co.? Well, it's the name of a trademark recently filed by Bungie. It also might be related to Destiny. What's...
I could talk about planting ideas in your head, but that seems a bit too easy.

Guild Wars 2 teases a Ventari image

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You have probably noticed by now that ArenaNet likes to be a bit cryptic with its Guild Wars 2 teasers. Case in point: a...

Trion Worlds secures ‘Reactor’ trademark

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No, it's not one of Tony Stark's inventions, but that doesn't mean this reactor is any less intriguing. Upon doing some sleuthing, RiftGrate discovered...
You wanted bunny girls. Happy to not oblige.

Bluehole Studio artist posts Project EXA renders

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What is Project EXA? We don't know at this point; all we know is that it's something Bluehole Studio has been working on since 2014...
Well, who doesn't appreciate the welcome?

MapleStory 2 might be launching on July 2nd

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With the conclusion of its beta testing periods, everyone is wondering when MapleStory 2 is actually going to launch in its native South Korea,...
TSW

Rumor: Mounts are coming to The Secret World!

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It appears as if mounts are coming to The Secret World. Massively OP reader Nordavind sent us this screencap of a Funcom Twitch stream that...
I repent.

Rumor: Blade & Soul might be in internal testing for US release

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Hey, you all remember the guy causing a whole kerfluffle about the fact that WildStar is supposedly going free-to-play? Good times! But the Redditor...

Rumor: WildStar coming to Steam as a free-to-play title in August [Updated]

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WildStar is coming to Steam, according to third-party scraper site SteamDB.info. When and for how much is less clear, given that Carbine and NCsoft...

EVE Evolved: How many subscriptions does EVE have?

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Two weeks ago, a mathemagician over at The Nosy Gamer published some interesting calculations showing that EVE Online's subscriptions may have dropped by around...
Make my time a priority.

WildStar is now on clearance at Best Buy

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So... you all remember how yesterday saw WildStar boxes being yanked in Australia, combined with that promotion encouraging players to buy more boxes of...
Any Kill Bill references you want to make here may or may not be apropos. It's a fine line.

Rumor: WildStar box recall and promo might herald free-to-play

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The last time the retailer yanked boxes of a game from the shelves and returned them to the distributors, it was The Elder Scrolls...

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