There’s a storm coming to Final Fantasy XIV: a Realm Reborn, and this is one you might want to brace yourself for! Starting Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8:00 (GMT) quests involving Lighting the heroine of Final Fantasy XIII, will be available for completion, offering up some interesting goodies. Hit the jump to learn more.
With a little over a week until Blizz-con 2013, reports are showing up about a new trademark for what is currently believed to be the next World of Warcraft expansion. The trademark is currently registered in New Zealand and Australia for now, with a US claim also possibly in the works.
Ubisoft have scrapped their Uplay Passport scheme, which offered those who purchased it a unique code granting exclusive access to bonus content and online features, following strong player reaction to Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag content restriction. The publisher has also confirmed that the Uplay Passport will not be a part of any future games.
Titanfall is one of the biggest upcoming Xbox titles, and a game that could help give Xbox One an early edge, but recent rumors have suggested that its Xbox console exclusivity is only temporary. Fear not, Xbox fans, this is not the case. During EA’s most recent quarterly earning’s call, CFO Blake Jorgensen stated that Titanfall “is exclusive only for the lifetime of the title on Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC.”
Grand Theft Auto V is off to a phenomenal start. Rockstar’s hit game crossed the $1 billion mark after just three days, and it has continued selling well since then. In fact, it has already surpassed the total sales of its predecessor in just six weeks. Take-Two, Rockstar’s parent company, has announced in their latest financial report that Grand Theft Auto V is currently just short of 29 million sales. If reports that the game is headed to PC in a few months are true, that number could be much, much higher soon.
Respawn Entertainment’s brand new title Titanfall is set to release on March 11th 2014 according to their most recent press release. Titanfall is set to release on Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC all on March 11th in North America, and on March 13th in Europe. Additionally there will be a collector’s edition of the game which will retail for $249.99 and will include an 18″ hand-crafted titan statue with a diorama and battery-powered LED lighting, a full-size art book featuring more than 190 pages of rare concept art, and an exclusive full-size schematic poster of the Atlas titan.
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Diablo-clone rogue-like title by Grinding Gear Games is leaving open beta and officially launching on October 23rd. The open beta started on January 3rd and quickly gained a huge following of players that reached over 3 million. The release version of the game will include many updates including a new class called the Scion. The Scion can follow all three possible pathways in the very in-depth passive tree system that Path of Exile uses in place of a more traditional leveling system.
To go alongside the Watch Dogs delay until the spring of 2014, it looks like Ubisoft will be pushing back open-world racing title ‘The Crew’ as well. According to Joystiq The Crew will launch in Q2 of fiscal year 2015, which runs from July 2014 to September 2014 as said by Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot in an investor call. The full quote is as follows:
Grand Theft Auto V is enjoying an almost unbelievable amount of success on consoles across the world, but there’s still a large, untapped market for Rockstar’s latest hit. At this time, there has been no official word on PC version of the game, but that could change soon if a report out of Eurogamer is to be believed. Speaking with “multiple industry sources,” Eurogamer reports that Grand Theft Auto V will come to PC within the first quarter of 2014.
Star Wars: The Old Republic is about to receive a pretty impressive expansion. Dubbed ‘Galactic Starfighter,’ this expansion features mutliple gameplay modes. You can customize your starfighter, and engage in epic space battles of up to 12 vs. 12. You can check out the new ‘Conflict Rising’ trailer after the jump.
There have been a lot of questions behind the details of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Ubisoft has always managed to leave questions for us with each installment in the series and this is no exception for the newest installment. With the way things have worked out in the previous entry, the biggest question that remains for myself and many others is what is going to happen in the modern era where the main story takes place? In a recent blog from Ubisoft, it would appear that some of our questions have been answered. Read More
With the PlayStation 4 nearing its release, there are still many questions that people have about the system and what is to be expected of it at launch. Since their conference earlier this year, Sony has made a massive push to detail and provide us with answers to many of our questions. Some of these answers are from stage shows and press events, while others come straight from some of Sony’s major heads over social media services. It would appear that Shuhei Yoshida has taken to Twitter to answer more questions. Read More