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Dante May Cry: MvC:I patch nerfs Capcom’s demon hunter into the ground

An upcoming update for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is bringing a variety of balance tweaks to the game, with champion Dante getting a serious nerf. Dante was always a strong contender in the franchise’s previous entry, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3,a consistent fixture in the game’s meta although never outright …

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Starcraft II launches free-to-play edition, takes a pop at loot boxes

The free-to-play future of Starcraft 2 promises on-stage at Blizzcon has arrived, with players now able to get their hands on the Wings of Liberty campaign and multiplayer for the low low price of nothing. Players can get their hands on the Wings of Liberty campaign for free, and will …

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MCV kicks off MCV Awards 2018 nominations

Our sister site, MCV, is gearing up for the 2018 MCV Awards and the nominations are open now. From MCV’s beloved premiere Seth Barton, comes this missive: “It’s that time of year again. Yes, we know that your biggest releases are only just out the door, if that, but it’s …

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Start your engines: Rocket League releases on the Nintendo Switch, with crossplay to PC and Xbox One

Vehicular kickabout Rocket League releases on the Nintendo Switch today, opening up a whole new audience to the esports success story. Nintendo revealed Rocket League for their handheld console during their E3 presentation in June this year, showing that players would soon be able to score flawless goals on the …

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Lucas ‘Steel’ Lopes joins Team Liquid, will compete at IEM Oakland

Lucas ‘Steel’ Lopes is joining Team Liquid, a surprise move that will see him replace Peter ‘stanislaw’ Jarguz on the roster. It’s a surprising move that sees Lopes leaving the Immortals roster, which was regarded as the second best team in Brazil until they imploded at Dreamhack Montreal back in …

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‘ChocoTaco’ explains his decision to become a full-time PUBG streamer

Popular PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds streamer Jake ‘ChocoTaco’ Throop has announced that he has quit his job to become a full-time streamer of Bluehole’s game. Throop, who is 29, told Kotaku that he had been working as an area manager for a company that teaches engineering to kids using LEGO. Just a …

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Tencent could yet acquire Bluehole

Talk of Chinese gaming giant Tencent acquiring PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Bluehole is once again doing the rounds. The Korea Times reports that Bluehole previously rejected an acquisition offer prior to the PUBG explosion. However, as Bluehole’s value continues to soar, sources have indicated that shareholders may now be veering back …

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Fortnite hits 20m players

Epic shooter Fortnite has reached another milestone, passing the 20m registered players mark. The success has been spurred by the release of the free-to-play Battle Royale mode, which is available on PC and console. This total pushes it just ahead of high-profile rival PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, whose owner numbers are hovering …

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Dungeon Run could be a good reason for new players to get into Hearthstone

Entry costs are a big problem for Hearthstone. Existing players facing growing expenditure to keep up with the new cards and keep their decks relevant in the constantly shifting Standard meta, while new players face an almost impossible outlay to build a competitive deck. But upcoming expansion Kobolds and Catacombs …

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Blizzard announces new Hearthstone expansion pack Kobolds and Catacombs

During Blizzard’s keynote speech at Blizzcon, they unveiled their newest Hearthstone’s latest expansion: Kobolds & Catacombs. This is the third and final expansion park for 2017, Hearthstone’s Year of the Mammoth. It brings 135 new cards themed around, well, kobolds and catacombs. It’ll launch in December, but players logging in …

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