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Opinion – Overwatch 2 May Be Closer Than You Think
7 March 2017
Just mentioning the possibility of Overwatch 2 to the Game Informer collective brings laughter. Most of my coworkers believe Blizzard’s focus is to support the title with additional content for years to come, following the company’s recent successes with World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Diablo, and Heroes of the Sto...
World Of Warcraft ‘more addictive than crack cocaine’
1 March 2017
World Of Warcraft ‘more addictive than crack cocaine’ as teenager suffers convulsions after 24-hour-long game An internet computer game has been condemned as being as addictive as cocaine after a teenager who played it 24 hours non-stop had convulsions. World of Warcraft has been hugely successful in captur...
Capturing the authenticity of the final frontier
Capturing the authenticity of the final frontier in PS VR’s Star Trek: Bridge Crew Three key lessons in keeping true to the iconic sci-fi franchise When I got the opportunity to work as narrative designer on the upcoming PlayStation VR game Star Trek: Bridge Crew from Red Storm Entertainment, a Ubisoft studio, I kne...
The best Overwatch update
The best Overwatch update 2.05 hidden feature is definitely the ability to let your teammates know you’re on fire Your teammates in Overwatch need to know you’re doing well, so they can stop pestering you to change heroes. Now that Overwatch‘s update 2.05 is out in the wild, the game’s community is starting to ...
Officers’ Quarters: Legion and raider morale
24 February 2017
Back in December, I told raid leaders not to blame themselves for poor raid attendance. I talked about the many ways that Blizzard has intentionally made organized raiding as optional as possible for the average player. This is a good thing in many ways. Speaking as a long-time raider, I can say without a doubt that ...
Legion Q&A with Ion Hazzikostas liveblog
NB: This is not live it is from Yesterday! In just a few short minutes, another Legion Q&A will be kicking off on Twitch. Game Director Ion Hazzikostas will be answering previously-submitted questions on all things Legion. In this liveblog, you will need to refresh the page to see the latest updates. Please be awar...
Blizzard Announces End Of ‘World Of Warcraft,’
20 February 2017
Blizzard Announces End Of ‘World Of Warcraft,’ ‘Diablo III’ And Other Games On Windows XP, Vista As Blizzard Entertainment continues to work on improving its games, it has decided to move forward sans the support for Windows XP and Windows Vista. The two Microsoft operating systems are already dated, and the vi...
Patch 7.2: Sets tab coming
16 February 2017
Patch 7.2: Sets tab coming to transmog UI with related achievements In a new blog, the World of Warcraft team discussed some changes to the transmogrification system coming in patch 7.2. Each past raid tier and PVP set will now be displayed in a new Sets tab in the transmog UI. In the past, you’d […]...
Share HoloLens Holograms!
Share HoloLens Holograms With Microsoft Spectator View Cam Stepping into a virtual or augmented reality is a wholly singular experience; no two people will follow the exact same path. Which is great if you’re hawking a video game or interactive movie. But head-mounted displays are finding their way into more applicat...
Are flying mounts necessary?
Ok, hear me out on this one. We all love our flying mounts in WoW. We feel quite entitled to them, honestly. But after 5-1/2 months without them I don’t really find myself thinking about it very much. The existing automated flight system in the Broken Shores is good. And I know my way around […]...