“My personal favourite change is Fox getting his jab weakened because I have zero experience in that matchup. But now I’m not scared of getting jabbed at 50 and dying.” Red Bull interviewed Smash Bros. pros about the new patch, and they make some good points about what the character buffs mean for the game. »
Usually when Riot tweaks stuff in League of Legends, they do so strictly because of balance considerations. Maybe a character is too weak in one area, or too strong in another. Today the developer took a surprising approach, saying that it’s reworking four middling champs because they aren’t interesting. »
Nintendo put out its version 1.1.0 update for the 3DS and Wii U Super Smash Bros. games today. Along with adding new stages, costumes for Mii players, and nifty-sounding features like tournament modes and YouTube replays, the patch came with a ton of balance tweaks. Specifically, a ton of buffs. »
On PC, The Witcher 3 now has more graphics than ever, as CD Projekt RED has just dropped a second patch which increases the quality of textures on high and ultra settings. Also, you can rebind keys now! »
Ever since Mario Kart 8’s second DLC pack arrived last week, fans and players have been deliberating on just how game-changing the new high-speed 200CC difficulty mode truly is. Apparently, it changes things up enough to render “fire hopping,” the game’s most controversial exploit, effectively inert. »
Bloodborne’s biggest flaw has now been fixed thanks to a new patch. Instead of suffering through 45+ second load times, now you can enjoy 10-15 second load times. Think of all the deaths you can fit into every session now!
Rejoice, Diddy Kong haters. The latest Smash Bros. patch has changed the annoying chimp, making him a bit less of a powerhouse than he was before.
You know what people say when admiring the glory of real-world teenagers: "They grow up so fast." The same goes for League of Legends characters. You just have to replace "grow up so fast" with "received a number of small but not insignificant changes over the course of many, many patches." My, how time flies! »
Dying Light patched out its famous loot-harvesting weapon-duplication trick once again this week. And once again, someone found another way to perform the same exploit. Follow the new instructions in the video above, especially if you need help surviving hard mode. Thanks to Reddit's Uber-Lurker for the PSA.… »
Riot sounds like it’s already begun to absorb the harsh feedback it received after rejiggering League of Legends’ jungle in a recent patch. In an interview with GameSpot, designer Ryan “Morello” Scott acknowledged the jungle’s persistent problems and pointed to character tweaks as a possible solution. »
Riot put out a new patch for League of Legends this week—an occasion that the game's legions of fans always await with bated breath. Anticipation curdled into disappointment once players realized the developer had made some unwelcome changes that could have a profound impact on one of the competitive multiplayer… »
You may have had the feeling lately that the games you've been buying and playing didn't quite get finished when they were shoved out onto store shelves. Well, a lot of them weren't done baking. »
League of Legends has changed so much, and so quickly, over the years that it's easy to lose sense of the game's rich history. Thankfully, there are always plenty of fans online to remind us that there was one a time when, say, Urgot wasn't the butt of quite so many cruel jokes. Poor Urgot. »
The Sims 4 is getting three big additions in as many months, developer Electronic Arts just announced. The first, launching today, brings ghost Sims back into the mix. Next month, the game will get swimming pools. And come December, Sims will get some new careers. All will be free for Sims 4 players. »
The story of Final Fantasy Type-0 is long and depressing: released for PSP in 2011, Square Enix's role-playing game never made it outside of Japan, despite being announced at E3 in North America, and for years now, fans have been wondering whether we'll ever get to play it in English. »