The League of Legends eSports scene has been abuzz for the past day and a half about pre-2016-season changes coming to Korea—historically the strongest region for the game’s pro scene. The Daily Dot and The Score both report roster shuffles impacting major teams including SKT, this year’s World Champions. »
It’s a day of release dates, with word coming down that Steamworld Heist arrives for 3DS on December 10 and the second episode of King’s Quest hitting December 16. Steamworld Heist comes to other platforms “later,” and King’s Quest will actually hit PS4 and PS3 a little earlier in the week—December 15. »
While playing Bloodborne last night, the game booted me to the title screen, citing server maintenance. It was annoying, but fortunately, I wasn’t in the middle of a battle. You can play offline, but From Software’s announced online modes will be down for “a few days.” There may be a very good reason for that. »
Disney harnessed the light side of the Force to create six variant Disney Infinity Star Wars figures with Lightsabers that actually light up. Then they tapped into the dark side to make each of the six exclusive to a different retailer.
It’s been nearly two weeks since a single Facebook comment on the official Dead or Alive page sent people into a tizzy over whether Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 wasn’t coming to the West because of “issues happening in video game industry with regard to how to treat female[s].” Now, publisher Koei Tecmo has responded. »
Earlier this year, Martin Bergman was working on a GTA V graphics mod that looked positively unreal. It’s still not out—he’s been keeping busy with Battlefront—but another modder (Josh Romito) has stepped in and done pretty much the same thing. Only his mod is available right now. »
It’s probably the perfect item to scare off guests from the living room. Modder Evie Bee built a replica of Portal 2’s AI companion that moves and sounds just as annoying as the original one. »
One of the big features of WoW’s patch 6.2 was the Garrison Shipyard, a place where we can send our crew on various daily missions and build up our fleet. It was supposed to be one of the many activities people can do till the next expansion drops. But because of weak rewards, no one’s really using it.
This must be an alternate Sonic whose MO is to make enemies keel over from his cuteness. He was doodled by kawacy, who otherwise specializes in anime-style art—his gallery is right here, if you want to check him out, and below’s a timelapse video depicting the painting process. »
It might even be the best on Earth, if you believe the Michelin restaurant guide, which awarded a single star to Tokyo ramen establishment Tsuta. This is a world’s first. »