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Destiny 2 PC Content Schedule Revealed

By : Devin Sidhu | Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Following the release of Bungie’s Destiny 2 on Xbox One and PS4, the hit FPS-RPG will be coming to PC on October 24th. With the release in sight, Bungie spoke about the content that would be rolled out to Destiny 2’s newest community, much like how content was rolled out to console players upon release. At launch, PC players can first be expect...

New York Yankees Invest in Esports

By : Ezekiel Carsella | Fri, Oct 20, 2017

In a busy day for the NALCS, the New York Yankees of the MLB announced that they were making an investment in esports through Echo Fox, the professional esports organization owned by NBA legend Rick Fox. The Yankees invested into the Echo Fox parent company, Vision Esports, and the General Manager for the Yankees Hal Steinbrenner said, “The New York...

EA Closes Visceral Games

By : Devin Sidhu | Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Yesterday, it was reported that Electronic Arts had shuttered one of their more well-known developers, Visceral Games. In the past, the Vancouver-based studio was responsible for the renowned sci-fi horror franchise, Dead Space as well as their spin-off Battlefield title, Battlefield: Hardline. EA confirmed the reports later that day. Visceral Games...

Patent Reveals Activision’s Microtransaction Matchmaking Engine

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Activision has been granted a patent, filed in 2015, for a online video game matchmaking engine that factors in player microtransaction purchases when tuning and creating multiplayer matches. Activision has a stake in the publishing of numerous online multiplayer gaming franchises, including Overwatch, Call of Duty, Destiny and more. Each game utilizes...

Battlefield 1: Turning Tides DLC Details Revealed

By : Devin Sidhu | Tue, Oct 17, 2017

The DLC schedule for DICE’s World War I FPS, Battlefield 1, marches on. The next content drop will come later this winter in the form of the Turning Tides DLC. The DLC will be focused more on the naval combat of World War I, similar to Battlefield 4’s Naval Strike DLC.  Premium users can continue to expect this content 2 weeks before non-Premium...

Destiny 2’s Physical Sales Are Lower Than Expected

By : Devin Sidhu | Tue, Oct 17, 2017

In September of 2014, Destiny quickly became the biggest new video game franchise launch in history. The new IP had received widespread media attention, with only the new IP from Respawn Entertainment, Titanfall, coming anywhere close in that year. The excitement of fans were nearly palpable. The title had a rocky start, but over it’s 3 year lifespan,...

Call of Duty: WWII Gridiron Mode, London Docks Map Revealed

By : Connor Murphy | Sun, Oct 15, 2017

After leaks came from the PC beta for Call of Duty: WWII, where players rummaged through data to find out more about the game, Sledgehammer Games’ Michael Condrey stepped forward in a move of transparency. In a tweet from the developer’s official account, they provided a link to CharlieIntel and attached two pictures: one of a map, London Docks,...

New Horizon Zero Dawn The Frozen Wilds Trailer

By : Connor Murphy | Fri, Oct 13, 2017

An expansion for Guerrilla Games’ Horizon Zero Dawn is almost here and a new trailer shows off environments you’ll encounter in The Frozen Wilds. This DLC takes players to a new map ripe for exploration, set in what used to be Yellowstone National Park. The frozen wilderness belongs to a tribe called the Banuk, and it falls on Aloy to unravel what...

Epic Pursues Legal Action On Fortnite Cheaters

By : Connor Murphy | Fri, Oct 13, 2017

Epic Games’ free-to-play battle royale mode now attracts hundreds of thousands of players a day. With such a volume, there are bound to be thousands of cheaters. Epic recently addressed this issue through a statement on their site. While they won’t state their methods exactly, they’ve already banned thousands of cheaters and intend to keep the...

Need for Speed Payback Story Trailer

By : Connor Murphy | Fri, Oct 13, 2017

We now have an official story trailer for Need for Speed: Payback. In Fortune Valley, your job is to assemble a crew of drivers and take down the head honchos of the underworld: The House. Watch the trailer below. From what the trailer tells us, it’s win or die for Tyler Morgan. He’s in deep with all the wrong people, and now his only choice is...