Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Comes Out Of Beta Alongside The Release Of Thronebreaker

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Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Comes Out Of Beta Alongside The Release Of Thronebreaker

Good news Gwent aficionados, Gwent: The Witcher Card game is out on PC. You can download the free-to-play competitive card game rooted in the world of The Witcher at GOG.

Alongside the game's launch, CD Projekt RED announced that Gwent: The Witcher Card Game received a major update which it called Homecoming. The Homecoming update is reportedly the biggest in the games history and brings additional cards, overhauled visuals, improved mechanics, and unique lore-inspired designs to the digital table. 

To kick off the game's release with a bang, you will be able to purchase a Launch Celebration Pack including:

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Comes Out Of Beta Alongside The Release Of Thronebreaker

about X hours ago from
Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Comes Out Of Beta Alongside The Release Of Thronebreaker

Good news Gwent aficionados, Gwent: The Witcher Card game is out on PC. You can download the free-to-play competitive card game rooted in the world of The Witcher at GOG.

Alongside the game's launch, CD Projekt RED announced that Gwent: The Witcher Card Game received a major update which it called Homecoming. The Homecoming update is reportedly the biggest in the games history and brings additional cards, overhauled visuals, improved mechanics, and unique lore-inspired designs to the digital table. 

To kick off the game's release with a bang, you will be able to purchase a Launch Celebration Pack including:

Oculus Co-Founder Leaves Following Cancellation Of Rift Successor

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Oculus Co-Founder Leaves Following Cancellation Of Rift Successor

Update: Facebook has responded to TechCrunch's report regarding the reported cancelation of Rift 2, stating: "While we can't comment on our product roadmap specifics, we do have future plans, and can confirm that we are planning for a future version of Rift."

It's unknown if this "future version of Rift" refers specifically to Rift 2 or another product.

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Oculus Co-Founder Leaves Following Cancellation Of Rift Successor

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Oculus Co-Founder Leaves Following Cancellation Of Rift Successor

Update: Facebook has responded to TechCrunch's report regarding the reported cancelation of Rift 2, stating: "While we can't comment on our product roadmap specifics, we do have future plans, and can confirm that we are planning for a future version of Rift."

It's unknown if this "future version of Rift" refers specifically to Rift 2 or another product.

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Ion Maiden Blasts Onto Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

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Ion Maiden Blasts Onto Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

Earlier this year, we got a solid look at Ion Maiden, 3D Realms' new first-person shooter. Ion Maiden attempts to capture the glory days of shooters like Duke Nukem, Blood, and Shadow Warrior, right down to the pixelated art style, ridiculous number of secret areas, and frantic action.  3D Realms just confirmed, after much teasing, that the game will be arriving on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch as well.

According to a press release, 3D Realms is teaming up with Russian publisher 1C Entertainment to bring the game to consoles in Q2 2019.

For more on Ion Maiden, check out our impressions here.

Ion Maiden Blasts Onto PS4, Xbox One, And Switch

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Ion Maiden Blasts Onto PS4, Xbox One, And Switch

Earlier this year, we got a solid look at Ion Maiden, 3D Realms' new first-person shooter. Ion Maiden attempts to capture the glory days of shooters like Duke Nukem, Blood, and Shadow Warrior, right down to the pixelated art style, ridiculous number of secret areas, and frantic action.  3D Realms just confirmed, after much teasing, that the game will be arriving on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch as well.

According to a press release, 3D Realms is teaming up with Russian publisher 1C Entertainment to bring the game to consoles in Q2 2019.

For more on Ion Maiden, check out our impressions here.

Ion Maiden Blasts Onto PS4, Xbox One, And Switch

about X hours ago from
Ion Maiden Blasts Onto PS4, Xbox One, And Switch

Earlier this year, we got a solid look at Ion Maiden, 3D Realms' new first-person shooter. Ion Maiden attempts to capture the glory days of shooters like Duke Nukem, Blood, and Shadow Warrior, right down to the pixelated art style, ridiculous number of secret areas, and frantic action.  3D Realms just confirmed, after much teasing, that the game will be arriving on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch as well.

According to a press release, 3D Realms is teaming up with Russian publisher 1C Entertainment to bring the game to consoles in Q2 2019.

For more on Ion Maiden, check out our impressions here.

Major Layoffs At MMO Studio Trion Worlds

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Major Layoffs At MMO Studio Trion Worlds

Massive layoffs have reportedly affected MMO developer Trion Worlds today, the studio behind MMOs like Rift and most recently Atlas Reactor. Reports indicate that the company slashed its staff across its U.S.-based studios to only 25 people from a previous 200.

The layoffs come as a result of an acquisition from the German Gamigo group, which publishes a number of casual and MMO titles in its portfolio. This transaction of Trion Worlds and its games created what appear to be a significant number of redundancies with Gamigo, resulting in an incredibly severe reduction in staff.

While we reached out to Trion Worlds this morning for confirmation and comment, they did not reply. They did tell Gamasutra, however, that many names remain and confirmed the layoffs, but did not mention the number. Gamasutra's sources reported the reduction to 25 employees.

Major Layoffs At MMO Studio Trion Worlds

about X hours ago from
Major Layoffs At MMO Studio Trion Worlds

Massive layoffs have reportedly affected MMO developer Trion Worlds today, the studio behind MMOs like Rift and most recently Atlas Reactor. Reports indicate that the company slashed its staff across its U.S.-based studios to only 25 people from a previous 200.

The layoffs come as a result of an acquisition from the German Gamigo group, which publishes a number of casual and MMO titles in its portfolio. This transaction of Trion Worlds and its games created what appear to be a significant number of redundancies with Gamigo, resulting in an incredibly severe reduction in staff.

While we reached out to Trion Worlds this morning for confirmation and comment, they did not reply. They did tell Gamasutra, however, that many names remain and confirmed the layoffs, but did not mention the number. Gamasutra's sources reported the reduction to 25 employees.

Nike Signs First Ever Endorsement Deal With Esports Player

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Nike Signs First Ever Endorsement Deal With Esports Player

For the first time ever, sportswear company Nike is signing its first esports ambassador, a 21-year-old League of Legends star named Jian ‘Uzi’ Zihao.

The new deal puts Zihao as part of the "Dribble &" marketing team for LeBron James' upcoming showtime documentary series, Shut Up And Dribble. Zihao will be appearing alongside James while wearing a "Dribble & Carry" t-shirt, referring to the act of carrying in League of Legends where a single player is responsible for their team's to victory.

Zihao is part of the Royal Never Give Up team, also known as Team RNG, and is considered to be the best LoL player in the entire world. The documentary's title refers to a conservative talk show host telling LeBron James to stay out of political discussion, telling him to "Shut up and dribble."