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Age Of Empires


Age Of Empires remaster delayed to 2018

The Star OnlineThe Star Online - Oct 19, 2017
Nostalgic re-release Age Of Empires: Definitive Edition will miss the franchise's 20th anniversary as its studio opts for an early 2018 release so that the modernisation process may continue with "careful reverence". First released in October 1997, Age ...  

Baldurs Gate


Betrayal at Baldur's Gate is a step up for Avalon Hill's spooky tabletop franchise

PolygonPolygon - Oct 2, 2017
Betrayal at Baldur's Gate comes with six miniatures, each a capable stand in for two of the game's 12 characters. Charlie Hall/Polygon. On paper, Betrayal at Baldur's Gate sounds like a cynical exercise. Take Avalon Hill's cult classic, Betrayal at ...  

Empire Earth


Construction progresses on Mevert Automotive HQ

Randolph County Herald TribuneRandolph County Herald Tribune - Sep 25, 2017
Empire Earth and Concrete, a Coulterville-based business, will move into Mevert Automotive's current facility after the new building is occupied. "I'm just thankful that the people of the community have been so great to us and have allowed us to do ...  

Final Fantasy


Final Fantasy 15's Multiplayer Expansion Delayed To November

GameSpotGameSpot - Oct 21, 2017
Final Fantasy XV's multiplayer expansion, Comrades, has been delayed. Announced via Twitter, the expansion will be going live sometime in November. The expansion, which would allow players to make their own avatars and go questing with friends online ...  

Half Life 2


10 Years Ago Valve Released The Orange Box, A High-Point For The Company

ForbesForbes - Oct 11, 2017
Portal 2 is still every bit as wonderful as the day it came out, and Half-Life 2 remains one of the great shooters of all time. It's also worth marveling at the fact that, once upon a time, Valve released three brand new games all on the same day. I'd ...  

Microsoft Flight Simulator


Madden gives the "no politics, just sports" crowd its platonic ideal of football

AV ClubAV Club - Sep 28, 2017
It's a shame, too, because one of the most fascinating things about Madden is that it's journalistic in a way almost few other video games are; outside of Microsoft Flight Simulator downloading and simulating real-world weather for plane-loving ...  

Myst


Myst-Like Puzzle Game 'The Witness' Now Available From the App Store

Mac RumorsMac Rumors - Sep 21, 2017
Popular PC and console game The Witness finally made its way to the iPhone and iPad tonight with the official release of the iOS version of the game. If you're not familiar with The Witness, it's a 3D Myst-like puzzle adventure game designed by ...  

Neverwinter Nights


One Of CD Projekt RED's First Games Was Ace Ventura

Kotaku AustraliaKotaku Australia - Oct 3, 2017
... the Polish developer with CDR's co-founder Marcin Iwinski, as well as his own roots in the Polish gaming scene. Iwinski also talked about the initial development stages of the first Witcher, and how CDR licensed the Neverwinter Nights engine from ...  

Pokemon Ranger


Five Pokemon Games That Would Be Right At Home On Nintendo Switch

Comicbook.comComicbook.com - Jun 5, 2017
Here's another blast from the past that would do well in a contemporary setting on the Nintendo Switch – Pokemon Ranger! We haven't heard from this series in years, despite the fact it did pretty well on the Nintendo DS. A new version would hit the ...  

Quake II


The Complete History Of First Person Shooters
Geek - Oct 11, 2017

Originally intended to be completed from start to finish in seven months and released for Christmas 1997, the project already looked dated and had to switch to the Quake II engine midway through development, a task that took over a year in itself ...  

Rollercoaster Tycoon


Atari partners with Mattel to bring Barbie-branded content to RCT ...

Pocket Gamer.BizPocket Gamer.Biz - Oct 20, 2017
Atari has partnered with Mattel and mobile technologies firm StartApp to bring Barbie-branded content to the developer's game RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch.  

Starcraft


Check out Overwatch's Zenyatta remade in StarCraft 2

PC GamerPC Gamer - Oct 18, 2017
Have you ever thought to yourself, "StarCraft 2 is pretty great, but what it really needs is some Overwatch?" If so, then allow me to direct your attention to the redditor ZeShmoutt, who has recreated the Omnic monk Zenyattta in Blizzard's interstellar ...  

The Sims


Oculus' updated Home is The Sims meets Habbo Hotel in VR

PolygonPolygon - Oct 11, 2017
It's not a bad idea, but it's also not new; this is what games like Habbo Hotel and The Sims have always existed as. In a 2004 interview with AP around the time of Sims 2 being released, The Sims creator Will Wright said people spend an enormous amount ...  

Unreal Tournament


SpatialOS's cloud-based dev platform launches an open beta for Unreal Engine integration

VentureBeatVentureBeat - Oct 17, 2017
“This is a huge step for our platform — the Unreal Engine and Epic have been cornerstones of the games industry for several tech generations, and our team has grown up with games like Gears of War and Unreal Tournament. We're already supporting ...  

World Of Warcraft


Blizzard Bans A Ton Of World of Warcraft Botters

KotakuKotaku - Oct 13, 2017
Last night Blizzard brought the banhammer down on botters and scripters in World of Warcraft, passing out six- to eighteen-month suspensions for players caught using a number of popular third-party programs. Watching the programs' forums fill up with ...  

Call Of Duty


Get the band back together in the new 'Call of Duty: WWII' live-action trailer

Digital TrendsDigital Trends - Oct 15, 2017
The Call of Duty game trailers have settled into a rather predictable routine by now — you've got the cinematic story mode trailer, the multiplayer reveal, and of course the inevitable zombies. Always with the zombies. On top of that, there's the ...  

 
 
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