E3 2018: Hands-on with Funcom’s upcoming Mutant Year Zero

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E3 2018: Hands-on with Funcom’s upcoming Mutant Year Zero

Apparently, GDC was good to Funcom, The Bearded Ladies, and Mutant: Year Zero. The teams had originally thought to skip E3 this year, but after the reveal led to even one developer’s mail attendant in Sweden fanning out a bit, it became clear that an appearance at the Expo might be in order (and to maybe not wear developer t-shirts in public)....

Rend is moving faction bases as its alpha rolls on

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Rend is moving faction bases as its alpha rolls on

Everything is moving in Rend. That much should be expected, of course, because the game is still early in its testing cycle. In this particular case, though, the faction base is moving from the prior location to a spot closer to Yggdrasil. This has a number of benefits, as it gives players a taste of what to expect during the...

Elder Scrolls Online offers Steam downtime compensation as review-bombing hits ‘mostly negative’

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Elder Scrolls Online offers Steam downtime compensation as review-bombing hits ‘mostly negative’

Earlier this week, we covered the messy business between Elder Scrolls Online and Steam – specifically, that Steam logins for the game have been toast for the last couple of weekends, leading to some gigantic threads on both Steam and Reddit (2600+ comments now on Steam) as people found the game entirely inaccessible. Now, it doesn’t appear ZeniMax has it completely...

Shroud of the Avatar suffers layoffs, saying ‘right-sizing’ is needed ahead of episode 2

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Shroud of the Avatar suffers layoffs, saying ‘right-sizing’ is needed ahead of episode 2

It appears as if Portalarium is suffering some layoffs and downsizing in the wake of the launch of Shroud of the Avatar: The studio’s Starr Long admits to “adjusting [the] team size” in a forum post written yesterday. “Now that we are almost complete fulfilling our Kickstarter promises (brewing coming online in R55, physical rewards shipping very soon, progress being...

The Stream Team: Conan Exiles’ Palace of the Witch Queen

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The Stream Team: Conan Exiles’ Palace of the Witch Queen

With a new map came new dungeons in Conan Exiles, but Massively OP’s MJ was too busy building and exploring to try any. After hearing about Palace of the Witch Queen, she just has to delve in and check it out. With a name like that, think of the death possibilities! Tune in live at 9:00 p.m. for this first...

Riders of Icarus outlines plans for its relics and world raids

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Riders of Icarus outlines plans for its relics and world raids

It’s so disappointing when an evil deity fails to adequately plan for an invasion, isn’t it? That’s what’s hitting Riders of Icarus, and really, it just makes the God of Ruin look incompetent. First he sends his two weakest generals to take stock of the defenders of the realm, but then they wind up getting into dust-ups with mortals, losing,...