UK Regulators Block Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

UK Regulators Block Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

After over a year of deliberation between the powers at Microsoft and Activision regarding a potential $69 billion acquisition of the World of Warcraft and Call of Duty publisher, Activision Blizzard, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority have rendered their final decision to prevent the controversial merger of the two gaming giants. Microsoft and Activision…

Bungie Issues Ban After Accusing Destiny 2 Streamer of Leaks

Bungie Issues Ban After Accusing Destiny 2 Streamer of Leaks

Since moving to a season pass model in 2019, Bungie has hosted a range of private events detailing future content updates to a select group of streamers and gaming influencers. These highly secretive events allow Bungie to gauge the potential success of their future content plans, which include updates to the on-going storyline; changes to…

Dark and Darker Developer Uses ChatGPT to Refute Copyright Claims

Dark and Darker Developer Uses ChatGPT to Refute Copyright Claims

Dark and Darker, the dungeon-crawling mediaeval looter from Korean developer Ironmace, has been gaining a lot of attention on Steam this year. When playtests for Dark and Darker began in early 2023, the game captured players’ interest with its dark and broody atmosphere reminiscent of Skyrim, King’s Field, and Legend of Grimrock; and its enjoyable…

WARNING: Don’t Download Kingdom Under Fire: War of Heroes on Steam

WARNING: Don’t Download Kingdom Under Fire: War of Heroes on Steam

There’s something weird going on with the ‘re-release’ of Kingdom Under Fire: War of Heroes on Steam. Fans of the long-running series by South Korean developer, Phantagram, have begun to notice some weird additions to the recently added version of this game on Steam; mainly that the game also runs a secondary application on your…

5 Reasons Age of Wonders 4 Could Change RPGs Forever

5 Reasons Age of Wonders 4 Could Change RPGs Forever

Announced in late January 2023, Age of Wonders 4 looks to be one of the most exciting fantasy RPG games of the last decade.  As a 4X game, developer Triumph Studios are developing their highly praised exploration and world-conquering mechanics with a host of quality of life improvements that are sure to inspire more games…