Gaming Timeline

‘Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft’ DLC Announced

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Game developers Blizzard have announced that they will be releasing a new DLC — titled Blackrock Mountain — for their massively successful Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, according to several reports. The announcement came on the latest day of PAX East, before being announced on Blizzard’s Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft blog with an accompanying trailer, which… Read more »

‘GTA Online’ Gets Heist Challenges

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Rockstar Games announced that they will be introducing challenges to GTA Online’s heists when they come out later this month, according to several reports, and completing these challenges will result in a significant cash bonus upon completion of the heist. Rockstar also said that it will be possible to complete these challenges a number of… Read more »

Xbox Guru Phil Harrison Reportedly Leaving Microsoft

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Microsoft executive Phil Harrison is leaving the software company, according to a recent report from GamesIndustry.biz. The report states that Microsoft is refusing to comment on the Xbox leader departing, though inside sources indicate the rumour is true. Harrison joined Microsoft in 2012 as Vice President of the Interactive Entertainment Business and head of games… Read more »

‘GTA V’ Online:Tips To Prepare For Upcoming Heists

GTA V Heists Online Tips And Tricks

For those counting, heists launch in Grand Theft Auto V in six days. Players have spent hundreds of hours honing their skills in GTA V’s online mode, but what about those who are just now busting into the social version of Los Santos? Thanks to the Internet, you can get a head start in GTA… Read more »

‘Halo: Master Chief Collection’ Gets New Patch

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Microsoft and Halo developers 343 Industries have released a new patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, according to reports, and this newest patch focuses mainly on matchmaking issues. You can see a full list of what has been fixed below. To date, matchmaking issues have been running rampant in Halo: The Master Chief Collection,… Read more »

‘Evolve’ Gets Free Observer Mode

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2K Games and Turtle Rock Studios have announced that they will soon be releasing a free “Observer” mode for their recently released monster hunting game Evolve for all platforms that Evolve can be found on, according to recent reports. The “Observer” mode will enable a sixth player to enter into a multiplayer game of Evolve… Read more »

Nvidia Shield Microconsole May Finally Disrupt Console Market, If It Works

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Nvidia made a splash at the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday night. By announcing their new Nvidia Shield Android TV console, Nvidia talked a big game in terms of delivering PC-level gameplay experiences in a small, affordable form-factor console. Nvidia may have finally introduced an Android TV micro-console that has some staying… Read more »

‘Mad Max’ Release Date Revealed, Last-Gen Versions Canned

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The upcoming Mad Max game by Warner Bros. has been given a release date, thanks to an in-depth reveal with Game Informer. Mad Max has been given a release date of September 1 and will only be releasing on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The previous gen versions of Mad Max have been cancelled as… Read more »

PlayStation Plus Vs. Games With Gold For March, 2015

PlayStation Plus Vs Games With Gold March 2015

Sony released their lineup for the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection for March today in time for the Tuesday store update. Now that both console makers have their respective offerings out for comparison, we look through the PlayStation Plus Vs. Games With Gold offerings for March, 2015. Sony PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection for March… Read more »

‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ Patch 5 Details Revealed

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Bioware has released the details of their upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition, which will address many of the issues that have been plaguing many players since the game was released last November. The details were released on several reports, as well as a blog post on the Bioware website. However, it seems that… Read more »

Future ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Games May Have More Modern-Day Elements

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Assassin’s Creed has always been a game series that strives to have two identities. The first is the core gameplay experience with the player taking the role of the assassin. The second is its connection to the modern world, whether through Abstergo kidnapping, to using the Animus to create video games. Recent Assassin’s Creed titles… Read more »

GAME Acquires eSports’ Multiplay for £20 Million

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Gaming retailer GAME has reportedly acquired eSport events organiser Multiplay for £20 million – almost $31 million – with an initial payment of £12.6 million coming straight from GAME’s pockets. The rest of the payment is expected to come from GAME’s future eSports earnings, once GAME manages to get going in the eSports business, that… Read more »

‘Mortal Kombat X’ Mobile Version Announced

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Warner Bros. and developers NetherRealm have announced that they will be releasing a mobile version of their upcoming title Mortal Kombat X, which they have said will be free to play. The PC and console version of the game will be released on April 14, and the Mortal Kombat X mobile version will be released… Read more »

New Video Game Releases For The Week of March 1, 2015

New Video Game Releases March 1

Digital content is king in this week of new video game releases. The week of March 1, 2015, will see the release of primarily indie titles suck as OlliOlli2 and Helldivers, along with the continuation of Resident Evil Revelations 2 with the second episode in the series, entitled Contemplation. Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2… Read more »