Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Pay-to-Win Microtransactions

There are few features of modern gaming more reviled by gamers than microtransactions. But as they have become more common place, a large part of the gaming community has softened their stance to accept cosmetic purchases that don’t affect the overall balance of the game. In fact, this method (as seen with Blizzard’s Overwatch) is used to help fund the continued development of the game with the release of new heroes and maps that are periodically released without any additional charge. Continue reading Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Pay-to-Win Microtransactions

Advertisements

Hello Games Claims Hacker Responsible For Strange Emails

Hello Games finally broke it’s silence today, though not in the way they might have liked: Earlier this morning a message went out via Hello Games Twitter feed saying that it’s most recent game No Mans Sky was a mistake. Continue reading Hello Games Claims Hacker Responsible For Strange Emails

Weekly Deals – Square Enix slips out a trick, but still has plenty of treats

Oh, if only some pricing errors ended up not being errors at all and companies decided to grace our hype with that sweet preorder discount!

The sky pirates of Dalmasca had quite the pleasant surprise when they opened Square’s Online Store as soon as the “Spooky Sale” went up: Final Fantasy XII – The Zodiac Age (the upcoming remaster of the elusive Japan-only special version of FFXII) was already available at a generous discount of 50% off despite not even having a release date yet! However, not everything went according to the early birds’ expectations…

Continue reading Weekly Deals – Square Enix slips out a trick, but still has plenty of treats

Weekly Deals – Steam boils wallets in a cauldron of horror, blockbuster AAA titles and… anime?

Considering the date, you would probably expect a slew of shooting games involving zombies, demons and whatnot. Valve would have you think otherwise: Another section is up in the same page and it’s full of unrelated titles that received a Halloween update, usually involving character costumes or similar minor additions.

Continue reading Weekly Deals – Steam boils wallets in a cauldron of horror, blockbuster AAA titles and… anime?

Weekly Deals – Sony’s “Sale of the Dead” runs two weeks with different offers

Keep your eyes on the PlayStation Store’s offerings next Tuesday, since they’ll most probably turn out quite different from this week’s offerings! Along with the usual suspects like The Walking Dead, Resident Evil and Castlevania, maybe you’ll find a few other unexpected surprises.

Continue reading Weekly Deals – Sony’s “Sale of the Dead” runs two weeks with different offers