It’s not uncommon for home and handheld consoles to get a drastic makeover in the years after their launch. Sometimes even after they’ve begun playing second fiddle to a new more powerful sibling.
Remember that one seasonal quest in World of Warcraft, where you have to find someone playing with a dwarven female character? It took ages. Blizzard's new render of the character model looks really good (though it would be even better with beards). It'll hopefully spawn more of them.
Of all the race/sex combinations getting a graphical overhaul in World of Warcraft's upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion, none needed it as much as the female Orc. How I hated her stupid old face.
The PlayStation 3's virtual world transforms from tired curiosity to gamer theme park tomorrow, when Sony rolls out its massive fall facelift for PlayStation Home.
If you've got a pulse and have visited Kotaku before, you probably noticed that the front page looks just a *tad* different today. Don't worry, we can explain.
CGHUB's CharacterFORGE challenged artists to redesign Mega Man heroes and villains in the vein of dark age fantasy characters, and the results so far are truly epic. See if you can tell which character is represented in these pics.
If you're the kind of shopper who makes a beeline for the game section of any store you enter, the reinvention of Target gaming department should be a welcome change, making games more accessible and organizing by platfom and genre.