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Does Hearthstone need a rulebook?

More than 50 million people played Hearthstone in May, according to Blizzard. That’s impressive, given that none of them have ever read the rules for Hearthstone—because you can’t. There’s no ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 9th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
eSports Pro

Why Haven't American Football Teams Jumped on the Esports Bandwagon?

With the news that the Spanish soccer club Valencia CF is entering esports, marking the fourth such organization to do so, one may wonder why their North American athletic counterparts ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 9th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
eSports Pro

Genvid Technologies aims to create 'revolutionary esports broadcasts'

Genvid Technologies is coming out of stealth today with the ambition of creating “revolutionary esports broadcasts.” It wants to make esports broadcasts more compelling to watch, bringing multiple camera angles ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 9th 2016 at 9:00AM in News
CS:GO

The Truth About E League Viewership

We’ve now completed Week 2 in Turner’s grand experiment into eSports. Immediately after launch there were the standard, un-investigated headlines like “E League Debut Should Have Other Professional Sports Concerned”. ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 9th 2016 at 9:00AM in News

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LoL Worlds

NA LCS Summer Split final heads to Canada

Riot has announced that the finals of the NA LCS Summer Split will be held in Toronto, Canada on August 27th and 28th.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 8th 2016 at 9:51PM in News
Video: Ubisoft officially reveals Watch Dogs 2

Video: Ubisoft officially reveals Watch Dogs 2

Publisher Ubisoft has given us some more details about the sequel to its 2014 hacking action title Watch Dogs.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 8th 2016 at 5:27PM in News
Quantum Break developer Remedy working on two new games

Quantum Break developer Remedy working on two new games

Remedy, the Finnish studio behind Max Payne, Alan Wake and Quantum Break, is currently working on two projects, but neither of them are Alan Wake titles. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 8th 2016 at 4:13PM in News
Call of Duty XP event returns this September, Activision announces COD VR title

Call of Duty XP event returns this September, Activision announces COD VR title

Activision’s celebration of all things Call of Duty is making a comeback later this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 8th 2016 at 3:48PM in News

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Ubisoft offers no second chances for Rainbow Six Siege cheats

Ubisoft offers no second chances for Rainbow Six Siege cheats

Zero tolerance seems to be very much the flavour of the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2016 at 2:57PM in News
Warner Bros reveals Injustice 2, coming out in 2017

Warner Bros reveals Injustice 2, coming out in 2017

The leak was true: there is a sequel to 2013’s Injustice: Gods Among Us on the way.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 8th 2016 at 2:32PM in News
What is being announced at PlayStation's E3 2016 press conference... maybe.

What is being announced at PlayStation's E3 2016 press conference... maybe.

Rejoice: we have been given a sneak peak of what might be revealed at Sony's E3 press event. Heavy emphasis on the might. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 8th 2016 at 1:11PM in News
Earthbound creator launches 'Instagram for pets'

Earthbound creator launches 'Instagram for pets'

The lead designer of the cherished retro RPG Mother series has embarked on an entirely different project.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2016 at 12:30PM in News

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Offworld Trading boss wants an end to Early Access refunds and reviews

Offworld Trading boss wants an end to Early Access refunds and reviews

Steam’s Early Access system should run on a different set of rules to the rest of the store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2016 at 11:49AM in News
Apple gets touchy about vagina game, tells dev to change... everything

Apple gets touchy about vagina game, tells dev to change... everything

The indie studio behind an artistic title exploring the sensation of sexual pleasure has lashed out at Apple after it was told to drastically alter its game to be approved ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 8th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
HTC says Vive shipment problems are over

HTC says Vive shipment problems are over

The delays faced by those paying out for an HTC Vive headset are over, the hardware manufacturer has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Leaks now point to Injustice 2, Prey 2, Wolfenstein 2, The Evil Within 2 at E3

Leaks now point to Injustice 2, Prey 2, Wolfenstein 2, The Evil Within 2 at E3

The pre-E3 prime time leak season continues with more games outed ahead of the show.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 8th 2016 at 10:28AM in News

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Gfinity

$20,000 Call of Duty World League tournament taking place at the Gfinity Arena next month

Gfinity has announced the Gfinity CWL Summer Masters, a $20,000 Call of Duty tournament featuring the top teams from across Europe.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 7th 2016 at 5:53PM in News
Rakuten.co.uk faces closure

Rakuten.co.uk faces closure

Updated: Rakuten.co.uk may be closed by the end of August, the marketplace has told sellers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 7th 2016 at 4:18PM in News
XCOM 2 set for PS4 and Xbox One

XCOM 2 set for PS4 and Xbox One

Hit PC strategy game XCOM 2 will come to consoles after all.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 7th 2016 at 3:23PM in News
PES 2015 servers will be shut down in August

PES 2015 servers will be shut down in August

Konami has said that it will be killing off the online element of PES 2015 this autumn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2016 at 3:17PM in News
Report: Watch Dogs 2 launching in November, set in San Francisco

Report: Watch Dogs 2 launching in November, set in San Francisco

It appears that Ubisoft’s follow-up to its hacking blockbuster Watch Dogs will be coming out this year. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 7th 2016 at 3:09PM in News
Persona 5 launching in the US next February

Persona 5 launching in the US next February

The latest entry in Atlus’ cult JRPG Persona series will be hitting American shelves at the start of 2017.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 7th 2016 at 1:39PM in News
Adventure Time, Sonic, The Goonies and Harry Potter tipped for LEGO Dimensions

Adventure Time, Sonic, The Goonies and Harry Potter tipped for LEGO Dimensions

Nine new brands will be added to the LEGO Dimensions roster at E3, one report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2016 at 12:33PM in News
Challenge scraps UK games TV show Videogame Nation

Challenge scraps UK games TV show Videogame Nation

The UK’s only regular TV video games show, Videogame Nation, has been cancelled after its fourth series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2016 at 11:49AM in News
Facebook login coming to Blizzard games, with streaming to follow

Facebook login coming to Blizzard games, with streaming to follow

Overwatch, Hearthstone and World of Warcraft players may soon be able to stream their gameplay directly to Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2016 at 10:07AM in News