Tag: Diablo

Gaming News Wrap [4 Jul 2016]

That’s another weekend in the rear-view mirror, but another week of tasty goodness in the Gaming News Wrap. You see, you’re winning even if you think you are not. And happy independence day… Games Overwatch: [Competitive Mode Update] Control Maps Ratings Per Win Will Be Increased & Details On How Skill Rating Works Mass Effect Andromeda: gameplay, story and everything…

Gaming News Wrap [11 Aug 2015]

You want gaming news? Well, we’ve got your gaming news and videos right here… Games It Will Be a “Very Long Time” Before we Hear About the Next Elder Scrolls Game Team 100% Focused on Fallout 4 FIFA 16: exploring the new Ultimate Team Draft Mode Destiny: The Taken King is “well more than twice” the size of The Dark…

Gaming News Wrap [9 Jun 2015]

Ah yes, there’s nothing like gaming news and videos in the morning. Or afternoon. Or evening. The whole day in fact. Games Deus Ex: Mankind Divided gameplay reveal set for E3 Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 teased ahead of E3 reveal Destiny: The Taken King leak outlines third subclass, Oryx raid – rumour Porsche making its way to Forza…

Gaming News Wrap [11 May 2015]

Unfortunately, an issue with the site on Friday means that some of this was part of the news from Friday’s Gaming News Wrap (which is lost to the world wide web forever) and the news that followed over the weekend. Call it a super-sized meal now… Games The new Assassin’s Creed is subtitled ‘Syndicate’ and will feature a new protagonist…

Blizzard trademarks ‘The Dark Below’

Bliz­zard Enter­tain­ment formerly promised a “special announcement” for Gamescom, which was thought to be Diablo related. It has now filed a trade­mark appli­ca­tion for “The Dark Below”. The trade­mark spotted by Mas­sive­ly [via Gamespot] did not give away any fur­ther detail and Blizzard is not fessing up either. The Gamescom invi­ta­tion sent to media last month said: “We’re mak­ing a…

Diablo Creator Unveiling Marvel Heroes ‘Action Role-Playing MMO’ at Gamescom 2012

Gazillion Entertainment’s free-to-play online game – Marvel Heroes – will be unveiled this week at Gamescom. Marvel Heroes combines ‘action role-playing’ with the MMO genre with a story crafted by comic-book super-scribe Brian Michael Bendis. David Brevik, President and COO of Gazillion and creator of the legendary Diablo and Diablo II, will unveil the game and the media will be given its first opportunity to…

Facebook Taking Aim at ‘Core’ Gamers

The ‘core’ gamer has traditionally not taken to the games found on Facebook that have attracted the casual gamer by the millions. Facebook believe we could see this trend broken; and new deeper console-style, free-to-play experiences could haul in the core gamer. Facebook’s games product manager Matt Wyndowe told GamesIndustryBiz in a recent interview that he thinks this is going to be…

Diablo III Accounts Hacked and Loot Stolen

A Eurogamer writer’s Diablo III account was hacked over the weekend and Eurogamer report that they have received multiple reports of other player’s accounts being hacked and relieved of their acquired loot. The writer, Christian Donlan had his hacked account transferred to the control of ‘Anna’, who later had a conversation with Eurogamer reviews editor Oli Welsh who asked this…

Dark days at Activision…

…but at least there’s a PS3 release date of March 3 for the Black Ops DLC – First Strike.

However, I’m sure that doesn’t make the 500 people losing their jobs feel any better.  It must be an even tougher pill to swallow considering Activision’s latest financial results – they certainly aren’t terrible.  And to further rub salt in the wounds, the publishing giant has gone and axed some fan favourites in Guitar Hero, True Crime and possibly Tony Hawk and DJ Hero.