ARK Survival Ascended opens temporary Scorched Earth servers, confirms premium mods for consoles in April

Evidently there are a lot of fans who are trying to get into the Scorched Earth map of ARK: Survival Ascended - enough that...

Predecessor, another MOBA built from the bones of Paragon, plans March 28 open beta while still in early access

It appears that we can't be rid of the ghosts of Paragon, Epic Games' swing at the MOBA craze that was shuttered in 2018...

First Impressions: Gigantic resurrects as a B2P no-cash-shop Rampage Edition on April 9

Gigantic still stands out in my mind as the only MOBA game that I ever enjoyed. Ever. I loved its art style. I loved...

Microsoft prepares to talk about Xbox’s future in a podcast as multi-platform game rumors swirl

The past several weeks have been some apparently nervous ones for those whose online personas are devoted to Microsoft in general and Xbox in...

ARK Survival Ascended arrives to Xbox consoles, delays its PlayStation launch to early December

It's a bit of good news and bad news for console fans of ARK: Survival Ascended, which is wholly dependent on which console those...

Xbox announces plans for AI-based gamedev tools that generate game dialogue and quests ‘at scale’

The invasion of generative AI text and large language model (LLM) tools like ChatGPT into game development and design has gotten the backing of...

Blizzard suggests World of Warcraft is ‘pretty well positioned’ for a console port

World of Warcraft coming to consoles almost seems like a no-brainer, considering MMORPGs being playable on a gamepad is hardly beyond the pale -...

PSA: Diablo IV is offering a 10 hour-long free demo for Xbox players until October 22

Is 10 hours enough time for a console player to decide whether or not to buy Diablo IV? That might be up for debate,...

Titan Quest II is officially happening – and yes, it has online multiplayer

Multiplayer ARPG fans are probably very familiar with the original Titan Quest, a game set in an age of Greek mythology that is now...

Skyforge tries to sync seasonal updates for Xbox players by skipping into the Gorgonides season

Skyforge decided to play a little bit of leap frog for its Xbox version. The latest update to the game brought the Gorgonides season...

Chrono Odyssey continues to drip-feed details of its classes, creatures, and mechanics

Npixel's upcoming MMORPG Chrono Odyssey continues its "hurry up and wait" stance in terms of information details, with its biggest info drop coming via...
well then

Microsoft welcomes UK governing body’s reassessment of ActiBlizz buyout while Sony cries foul

This is one of those "water is wet" news stories considering the parties involved, but in the interest of continuing to follow the ever-lengthening...

UK regulator finds Microsoft’s Activision-Blizzard buyout won’t harm competition or Call of Duty on PlayStation

The see-saw ride of findings and statements from the UK's Competition and Markets Authority continues, as the governing body has now put forth an...

Elder Scrolls Online returns to Xbox Cloud Gaming

Elder Scrolls Online is one of the more accessible MMORPGs on the market, with multiple ways and platforms to play it. However, last February,...

Microsoft Xbox boss announces commitments to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo Switch and keep the series on Steam

Last week insider reports said that Microsoft was willing to enter into a 10-year commitment with Sony that would ensure access to the Call...
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UK government argues that Microsoft has incentives to block Sony’s access to Call of Duty

The big money acquisition of Activision-Blizzard by Microsoft has been running afoul of the UK government for the better part of a month now,...

Microsoft reportedly considering placing advertisements in free-to-play Xbox titles

How does a free-to-play game make its money? In an ideal, sunny, happy world, it would sell cosmetics or expansions and continue to generate...

Microsoft says that it will keep Activision Blizzard games on Sony’s PlayStation

If you were worried that the sale of Activision Blizzard might leave a good portion of the gaming console community without their Orcs, superheroes,...

California DFEH appeals court denial to intervene in Activision-Blizzard’s EEOC settlement

California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing is not about to call it quits on fighting Activision-Blizzard's settlement with the US's Equal Employment Opportunity...

Overwatch outlines how to get crossplay working across the board

Ready to play Overwatch with everyone who has the game everywhere across the globe? Because the designers are ready to let you very soon...