WoW patch 7.3 will be the "last major patch" of Legion, but not the end of the story

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WoW patch 7.3 will be the

Since the first tease of WoW patch 7.3 back at BlizzCon 2016, there's been a question as to whether it was the finalé of Legion. It seems an appropriate place to end it, but that hasn't stopped Blizzard from putting a bonus raid at the end of an expansion before. Speaking to Ion Hazzikostas, game director, today at Gamescom, we confirmed that it is the last major content patch, but that doesn't mean everything ties up nicely.

Here's everything we know about WoW patch 7.3.

"It's the last major patch, yes. In terms of large outdoor zones to explore, big raid tier, dungeon, that sort of thing," he explains. "It's not the end of the story of Legion though. I think something that we've been very happy with over the course of the year and in last year was the way we've told a story that's unfolding through a continuous series of content updates."

ARK Park’s latest trailer goes in guns blazing

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ARK Park’s latest trailer goes in guns blazing

Welcome… to Jurassic Park! What, that’s not this thing? Oh, sorry, our bad. Welcome… to ARK Park! At least it rhymes! The virtual reality off-shoot of the immensely popular ARK: Survival Evolved is coming later this year. In a new teaser trailer, players can witness the tranquil delights of a dino-themed park, reject it, and then start shooting up the...

Five Ways Life Is Strange: Before The Storm Changes Things Up

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Five Ways Life Is Strange: Before The Storm Changes Things Up

Before the Storm, a prequel to Dontnod’s Life is Strange, is arriving as soon as next week. The three-episode-long series has a lot of changes by having the player embody Chloe Price, Max’s best friend, three years prior to the events of the first game. It also has a completely different development team behind it – Deck Nine – all the while Dontnod is working on its own Life is Strange follow-up. After seeing an extensive presentation, interviewing the developers, and playing a part of the first episode ourselves, I feel a lot of positive changes are on its way for Life is Strange. Here are five ways the prequel changes things up.

Persuading Characters With Backtalk

Forgoing the time travel powers of the first game, Before the Storm instead introduces a new gameplay mechanic that takes the form of a dialogue puzzle. Each time Chloe is conversing with someone who she hopes to persuade, the option of using Backtalk becomes available. Backtalk has Chloe use her wit to throw insults back at the other character, or cleverly try to change their perspective. 

Swery's game about people turning into cats gets a trailer

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Swery's game about people turning into cats gets a trailer

Last week Deadly Premonition and D4 director Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro announced his next game about an English town in which its denizens transform into cats at night. It's called The Good Life and now it's received its first trailer.

Described as a "daily life RPG", The Good Life follows the exploits of a New York photographer named Naomi, who arrives in the quaint town of Rainy Woods only to discover the body of a murdered woman. Naomi quickly discovers the whole feline transformation gimmick and she too realises that she can turn into a cat at night. In these nocturnal hours you'll be more agile and able to infiltrate spaces that are otherwise inaccessible in human form.

Swery said The Good Life "will inherit the spirit of Deadly Premonition", and this trailer offers a bit more on what he means. Both games involve an outsider arriving in an unusual small town, both are whodunnit murder mysteries, and both seem to be a bizarre mix of nihilistic noir crossed with uplifting, adorable comedy. Even the town of Rainy Woods is named after Deadly Premonition's working title. Aces!

No-one's releasing G-Sync HDR monitors this year because the panels aren't being made

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No-one's releasing G-Sync HDR monitors this year because the panels aren't being made

We were told that Nvidia’s G-Sync HDR goodness was still on track this year, courtesy of Asus, despite Acer delaying the launch of their all singing, all retina-searing, gaming monitor. Now we know they’re not, because nobody's going to be able to get the panels.

So, to tide you over, this is our pick of the best gaming monitors on the market.

Both Nvidia and Asus assured us that Acer delaying their Predator X27 wasn’t going to change the fact they were still on track to release G-Sync HDR before the year’s out. But, having spoken to up-and-coming gaming monitor brand, AOC, at Gamescom today it looks like they couldn’t release them even if they wanted to.