Lord of the Rings Online does a WoW: Classic style rollback with Legendary servers

World of Warcraft: Classic isn’t the only place where MMOs are trying to relive the past. Lord of the Rings Online, which is only a few years younger than World of Warcraft, is also getting a bit nostalgic. Lord of the Rings Online’s Legendary servers hurl the game back 11 years, before new level caps …

'Serene and evocative' narrative platformer Gris will be out in December

Gris, the narrative platformer about a young girl lost in a strange world of her own making, will be out on December 13. Publisher Devolver Digital revealed the release date today with a new trailer that showcases the game’s quite stunning world. Developed by Spanish indie outfit Nomada Studio, Gris is a “journey through sorrow” …

Ark: Extinction goes live today, Ark: Survival Evolved is free to play for the

The big Ark: Survival Evolved expansion Extinction is set to go live today, adding a brand new map and massive mega-dinosaurs to the game, and finally concluding the story that began, and will end, on the ruined world we call Earth.    The launch trailer sets up the story in broad strokes: Earth looks like …

World of Warcraft: Classic demo will limit players to one-hour sessions at launch

The World of Warcraft: Classic demo will officially open its doors to the world on November 2, which is tomorrow. And with tomorrow just a day away, Blizzard has announced that it’s going to implement a cooldown timer to ensure that everyone has a fair chance to play.  “When the demo goes live, we’ll use …

Blizzard is giving away free Hearthstone cards during BlizzCon

BlizzCon returns this weekend for a two-day par-tay celebrating all things Blizzard, and if you’re a Hearthstone player that means you’ve got an opportunity to score some free cards. Log into the game on November 2—BlizzCon Day 1—and you’ll be given a free golden Star Aligner card, and a golden Secret Plans card. Jump in …

Fortnite datamine reveals game modes coming to new 'tournaments' tab

A Fortnite datamine appears to have revealed the modes that are coming to the game’s ‘tournaments’ tab, which itself was accidentally revealed in a developer video from Epic Games this week. The tournament tab (see it at 0:20 in this video) will link to solo, duos and squad tournaments. The first solo and duos tournaments …