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9 hrs ago | Examiner.com
When you first jump into Destiny , there will be a rather quick upgrading process that your character will go through, as it inherent with beginning level characters. There will be plenty of choices for your character when it comes to skills, upgrading and so much more, so it'll be important to choose your upgrades according to your style.
12 hrs ago | IGN
Blizzard has announced it's reclaiming inactive names in World of Warcraft ahead of the launch of the next expansion. A blog post explains that the Warlords of Draenor pre-patch will take back the names of any characters that haven't logged into the game since November 13, 2008, making them available for new characters or anyone who fancies using the paid Character Name Change service.
Following the release of Hearthstone: Heroes of WarCraft's first single-player update, and the qualifying rounds for the upcoming Hearthstone World Championship, Blizzard's deck-building game has reached 20 million players worldwide. "Hearthstone Player Count Soars, Plans Mobile Releases Soon - IGN News" is categorized as "entertainment".
Between PC and mobile, Blizzard's free-to-play card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft , now has 20 million players. The game originally launched for PC and Mac in March 2014, and it went to tablets over the summer.
Blizzard announced that an upcoming patch will make big balance changes to Hearthstone . This patch will weaken two very popular cards among players.
For the eighth month in a row since the console's release, the PlayStation 4 was #1 in hardware console sales and is still the cumulative leader for all new generation consoles, which includes the Wii U. PlayStation 4 also led August sales for games, with Madden 15 securing the #1 top spot. Diablo III: the Ultimate Evil Edition followed closely behind, with The Last of Us Remastered just below that.
Atari today announced that Minimum , a third-person, multiplayer online combat game developed for PC, is now available via Steam. Starting today, until September 17th, Minimum will be on sale for 50% off and available for $4.99.
Joaby Gilroy takes The Sims 4 for a spin on PC and finds out just what the life simulator has to offer. We took the five winged, five week challenge with Hearthstone's first campaign and walked away less deathrattled than you might think.
Every Diablo fan remembers the first time they encountered The Butcher. Hearing the demon growl as he strode out of a room littered with bloody corpses gave us a terrifying glimpse at the hellish things to come in all our journeys: At least, that's The Butcher from the original Diablo , which first came out for the PC back in 1996.
Blizzard has provided more information about how its previously-announced 10th anniversary plans for World of Warcraft , including when it'll all kick off. With new expansion Warlords of Draenor launching on November 13, the developer has decided to shift the start of the events of November 21. From there, they'll run until January 6 and anyone who logs in during that time will receive the delightful Molten Corgi pet we've shown you before.
When we think about a company's headquarters, we often expect to see a tall building with the company's logo. We also expect the work areas to look like typical office space with cubicles a la "Dilbert."
World of Warcraft 's Patch 6.0.2 can now be played on the game's Public Test Realm. Patch 6.0.2 makes several huge changes to the game to pave the way for new expansion pack Warlords of Draenor .
The month of August saw a wide variety of games on PlayStation Store best-seller charts, with Diablo III , The Last of Us Remastered, and Minecraft taking some of the top spots across both platforms in North America and Europe. Europe's charts were similar, with The Last of Us and Infamous: First Light beating out the third-place Diablo III on PS4, as Minecraft , The Walking Dead: Season Two, and Far Cry 3 topped the list of PS3 games.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:30 am
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