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Talos Principle DLC Gives You an Excuse to Play The Talos Principle

The Talos Principle, Croteam’s philosophical puzzler about artificial intelligence, the existence of God, and moving laser beams around in ancient-seeming spaces to open force fields, was one of my top three games of last year. OK, it was exactly No. 3, if you must know, followed in ascending order by South Park: The… » 7/23/15 5:40pm Thursday 5:40pm

World of Warcraft's PvP Is Getting a Big Change

Doing all the Tanaan Jungle dailies and raiding Hellfire Citadel are pretty fun in Warlords of Draenor, but even after patch 6.2, there’s one thing that’s just not shaping up as intended: the large PvP island Ashran. In an upcoming patch, a new feature called “Mercenary Mode” that allows players to join the battle for… » 7/16/15 9:00am 7/16/15 9:00am

Neat Way To Make Some Gold In World of Warcraft's New Zone

Tanaan Jungle, the new max level zone of Draenor in World of Warcraft, is full of loot. There are all sorts of goodies, and you can find all kind of hidden treasure in every corner. But there’s one particular item that goes around 15-45k gold on the Auction House right now: The “Medallion of the Legion”. » 6/30/15 9:00am 6/30/15 9:00am

Tips For Beating World of Warcraft's New Raid

With the release of patch 6.2, the Normal and Heroic difficulties of World of Warcraft’s newest raid Hellfire Citadel have opened. As always it’s the best way to obtain strongest gear. So, it’s worth finding a group. Learning the basics is a must though and Line of Sight’s two-minute-long animated guides might be the… » 6/25/15 9:00am 6/25/15 9:00am

Thanks To 73,000 Supporters, They're Making A Successor To Banjo-Kazooie

For about the last seven years, Grant Kirkhope has been trying to convince people in the gaming industry that it’s time to make a game similar to 1998’s Banjo-Kazooie, one of the great 3D platformers of the Nintendo 64 era. Says Kirkhope: “I was told: ‘Grant, you’re talking nonsense. No one wants this game.… » 6/23/15 6:00pm 6/23/15 6:00pm

Why Blizzard Ditched In-Game Items For Heroes Of The Storm

One major difference between Heroes of the Storm and its competitors Dota 2 and League of Legends is the game’s “talent system” that eschews individual character experience and items players can purchase from an in-game shop. Was Blizzard just trying to set itself apart by abandoning genre conventions? Not entirely. » 6/23/15 1:10pm 6/23/15 1:10pm