If you’ve pre-ordered the upcoming Hitman game, you’ll be able to play the beta soon. The beta lets players go through the game’s opening sequence, which you can play over and over. On PS4, the beta will be live from February 12 to 15 and on PC, it’ll be open on February 19, ending on February 22.
So, now that The Division’s beta is over, let’s take a look back and... wait, what? The beta was extended? Just like so many other pre-release tests nowadays? You don’t say.
The console beta for Popcap’s Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 is live this weekend, giving players a tiny taste of the new maps and modes in next month’s shooter sequel. My favorite part so far? The free-roaming playground that’s replaced the first game’s menus.
EA’s throwing a Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 multiplayer beta event starting next Thursday, on January 14. The beta, which ends on January 18, will be freely available on PS4 and Xbox One. Check out the GW2 beta page for more info, and eventual download links, if your interest’s piqued.
Blizzard’s team-based shooter is now in beta, and those who played on the Japanese-themed map Hanamura, could discover a location with a bunch of silly arcade cabinets.
This weekend, fans playing the beta for Star Wars Battlefront got the news that the open beta for the much-anticipated shooter was getting one more day. Seems like a rare, awesome gift from EA to everyone, right? Turns out it’s not all that rare.
Back online briefly last night after launch problems brought it down, Capcom’s beta test for Street Fighter V is up and running for those lucky enough to get online past an assortment of numbered errors.
Intended to launch yesterday on the PS4, the highly anticipated beta for Street Fighter V suffered an inauspicious debut last night. Now it looks like it’ll be a while before the beta gets fully up and running again. Or ever get up and running, really.
“Well, that wasn’t good,” I said. My team had just been defeated in a game of Heroes of the Storm. “Eh,” my friend Alex replied as the colorful mush of the on-screen battle faded into a dark red “DEFEAT” screen. “It doesn’t feel any different if you win or lose in this game.”
Reminder: the Heroes of the Storm open beta starts today. If you didn’t get into the closed beta, this is your time to shine! Sign up on the game’s website. If you need to learn more about the game first, might I suggest reading the articles below?
League of Legends players take the game seriously. Super seriously. So seriously that those pesky pretty little things on the Summoner’s Rift map like butterflies and dragonflies start to look like serious eyesores that get in the way of winning. I mean: you can’t even attack them! But Riot can.
The closed beta for StarCraft II’s second and final expansion, Legacy of the Void, launched two days ago, and while the game is in early development and it’s still evolving, there are already a lot of awesome ideas and changes in effect. After two days of playing, here are seven of my favorite ones.
Teased late last year during the Capcom Cup Finals, Charlie Nash is the third fighter to take the the ramen-strewn stage in Street Fighter V. He's looking pretty good for a dead guy.
Like any popular competitive multiplayer game, League of Legends has its go-to characters and its...less well-loved ones. To shake its champion selection up, the game recently started testing a new gameplay mode that has people choose the opposing team's lineup, rather than their own. What could possibly go wrong?
Forget everything you saw and experienced in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, forget Jack Mitchell and harken back to the days of Soap, Ghost and Price. Remember those good ol' days with them boys? Well, you can relive that whole experience again and then some in the China-only Call of Duty: Online.
If you're a longtime Halo fan, you know that a good amount of the weapons in your arsenal would only fire from the hip. That is, compared to most popular first-person shooters, they had no scope system. But in Halo 5, developers 343 are implementing something they call smart-link—which is essentially an…
Evolve's open beta will be running between January 15-19 on the Xbox One, accessible to Xbox Live Gold subscribers. Two monsters, the Goliath and the Kraken, and eight hunters will be available to play across 12 maps. There will also be smaller, invite-only closed tests on the PC and PS4 around that time.
With its latest update, Kerbal Space Program has entered beta, inching ever closer to a full release. 0.90.0 augments progression by including a level-up system for both Kerbals and buildings, and adds some new content like extra biomes and spaceship parts. You can watch a walkthrough of 0.90.0's contents above.
Warlords of Draenor is shaping up to be one giant World of Warcraft nostalgia trip. If the new Upper Blackrock Spire didn't hit you hard, the revamped Nagrand, one of the fan-favorite zones of the BC era, will. These preview shots look really cool—hopefully the zone will still be exciting without the floating rocks.