Tag : Video Games
With in-game microtransactions becoming increasingly popular, a lot of gamers are wondering if Blizzard will adopt the same system for the future DLCs of its upcoming "Overwatch" game. In turns out, however, that the developers themselves are still not sure what to do with these content updates. Development studio Blizzard has confirmed that the upcoming expansion for its "World of Warcraft" game, titled "Legion," will arrive next year. The studio accompanied the announcement with a cinematic trailer for the game during the recent BlizzCon event. Amy Pascal, the former chairperson for Sony's Motion Pictures Group, has received the green light to work on a film focusing on the GamerGate controversy. The film will revolve around the experiences of Zoe Quinn, an independent video game developer, who was one of the main targets of the harassment… The Sean Daniel Company, the production firm behind "The Mummy" series starring Brendan Fraser, has confirmed that it will handle the full-length live-action film adaptation of "The Witcher" franchise. The upcoming film is set to come out sometime in 2017. Game developer Ubisoft has revealed the details of the microtransaction system of the upcoming "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege" game. According to the studio, the game's DLCs and other additional content can be acquired for free or with the help of real-world cash. The official release of the upcoming "Street Fighter 5" is still a couple of months away but new leaks are already starting to give away major details about the game. Specifically, these leaks point to the characters that will be joining the game's lineup through future DLCs.
Blizzard Looking for Software Engineers to Restore Classic Franchises ‘StarCraft,’ ‘Warcraft 3’ and ‘Diablo 2’
Major game developer Blizzard is looking to hire a senior software engineer to restore some of the studio's classic video game franchises. According to the company, the main objective of the job is to make these games playable on new generation technology. Retailer GameStop is offering a new discount deal that will let customers purchase a brand new Xbox One console for as low as $100. The new offer is part of the retailer's trade-in program that awards customers with store credit in exchange for their gaming consoles. Activision Blizzard, owner of various video game franchises such as "Call of Duty," "Star Craft" and "Diablo," has just secured a deal to purchase "Candy Crush" developer King for $5.9 billion. Although various analysts criticized the deal's value, Activision Blizzard believes it made the right move… Courtenay Taylor, the voice actress who worked on the upcoming "Fallout 4," teased that fans of the "Fallout" franchise will surely be impressed with its latest installment. Aside from its immersive storyline, the actress also praised the developers of the game for their attention to detail. Within days of re-releasing "Batman: Arkham Knight" for the PC, publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment issued a public apology regarding the game's continuing problems. Aside from acknowledging the issues, the company is also offering a refund to gamers who purchased the game.
Live-Action Trailer for New CoD Game Features Michael B. Jordan, Cara Delevingne and NFL Star Marshawn Lynch [WATCH]
The "Call of Duty" franchise has just released a new live-action trailer to promote the upcoming "Call of Duty: Black Ops 3." The short clip features various celebrities including Michale B. Jordan, actress and model Cara Delevingne and Marshawn Lynch, the running back for the Seattle Seahawks
Details of New ‘Star Wars’ Game’s DLC Pass Revealed; Content Packs to Feature New Weapons, Character Actions and Universes
With "Star Wars Battlefront" only a few weeks away from its official release, publisher Electronic Arts has started loosening its lips regarding the future DLCs for the game. According to an executive from the company, gamers can expect to receive a wide range of content through the game's Season Pa… Those who will get the PC version of the upcoming "Call of Duty: Black Ops 3" will get a chance to create their own maps and game modes through special modding tools. Treyarch, the developer of the game, confirmed that the modding and mapping tools will be released for PC gamers sometime in 2016. Development studio Konami announced its plans to revive the "Contra" game series by releasing a new version for the mobile platform. The game, however, which will be released as a free-to-play title for iOS and Android devices, will only come out in China.