Hearthstone is altering minion types for lore and deck consistency

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Hearthstone is altering minion types for lore and deck consistency

Minion types in Hearthstone don’t always matter, until they matter a whole lot. That’s the motivation behind the new minion types being added to existing cards, which already look and are named as if they do have these types. Mountain Giant and Molten Giant, for example, are clearly elemental creatures… but at this point, they lack the Elemental minion type,...

Crowfall shows off a time-lapse wood elf painting

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Crowfall shows off a time-lapse wood elf painting

So yes, we’re all sad that Crowfall is being delayed a little bit longer, but on the plus side one of the reasons for that is making the game more open for customization. That means more concept art, and more concept art means more chances to see time-lapse videos of that concept art being made. Which is exactly what we...

Conan Exiles patch brings gamebreaking bugs, causes community uproar

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Conan Exiles patch brings gamebreaking bugs, causes community uproar

It seems there’s been a bit of a hubbub surrounding the latest patch for Conan Exiles. It all started a few days ago, when Funcom announced that the “500+ patch” (so named for its “over 500 changes, adjustments, and fixes”) would likely be delayed due to many dev team members taking a “summer break.” This, as you probably guessed, disappointed...

Women In Games report suggests strategies to promote gender diversity in e-sports

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Women In Games report suggests strategies to promote gender diversity in e-sports

The subject of gender imbalance in gaming, especially in professional e-sports, and how to rectify it has been a matter of debate within gaming communities for quite some time. A recent article by GamesIndustry.biz’s Haydn Taylor highlights a paper published by Women in Games that puts the spotlight on the topic, providing suggestions for ways to increase gender diversity in...

New Bless Online producer’s letter tackles optimization issues and hacking

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New Bless Online producer’s letter tackles optimization issues and hacking

The saga of Bless Online’s turbulent Western release (which we dove into last week) continues with a new producer’s letter posted today, this time addressing two topics that have been the target of much discussion (and criticism) among players: optimization and hacking. The letter recognizes that optimization is “a big question on the community’s collective mind” and states that the...

The Stream Team: Summer festival fun in Star Trek Online

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The Stream Team: Summer festival fun in Star Trek Online

If Independence Day celebrations weren’t enough for you this week and you want more, Star Trek Online invites you in to its summer festival. There are jet packs, dance competitions, races, sandcastle building, and so much more. Did we mention dancing? Tune in at 2:00 p.m.to frolic among the waves and cut a few rugs. What: Star Trek Online Who:...

Todd Howard says ‘Elder Scrolls Online is one of the biggest online games in the world’ as Ubisoft and Bethsoft weigh in on games as a service

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Are you all in on games as a service? Are single player-games over, replaced by much more profitable eternally online (and lockbox-ridden) titles? Bethsoft’s Todd Howard doesn’t think so. Speaking to GIbiz, Howard says that in spite of Fallout 76’s controversial online nature, the always-on games-as-a-service motif “doesn’t mark the future.” “Corporately we’ve done a mix; people forget sometimes,” he...

Warframe invites players to get a free Ash Prime for watching TennoCon

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Warframe invites players to get a free Ash Prime for watching TennoCon

Looking forward to the future of Warframe? You should be happy that TennoCon is this weekend, but if you can’t make your way there in person, you’re almost in a better place. Not only can you watch TennoLive over the weekend to get all of the information, but you can also pick up a free Ash Prime frame just for...