Those looking to qualify for the New Zealand Gaming Championship League of Legends 2016 Premiership should get their game face on for this weekend.
The New Zealand Gaming Championship (NZGC) has confirmed that open qualifiers will begin this weekend, running both Saturday and Sunday.
Those looking to enter can register now. Entry is free, with the top three teams being seeded into the premiership.
A total of four teams will enter the 2016 premiership alongside 2015 champions 'Villains'. A final team will be selected during a 'last shot' qualifier in mid-August.
Those that qualify that will then compete in of six weeks of tournament play. Players will be flown to Auckland from around the country to play in New Zealand's first e-sports arena, the Hexadome.
When you're thinking about putting a statue in your city, Arthas The Lich King wouldn't be the first figure that comes to mind, would it?
It seems Taiwan begs to differ.
Earlier this week, Blizzard Entertainment unveiled a giant bronze statue of The Lich King, Arthas Menethil, in Taichung City, Taiwan.
Blizzard is exploring new platforms of storytelling in the lead up to the release of World of Warcraft's Legion expansion pack.
An audio drama by the name of Tomb of Sargeras was announced at the San Diego Comic Con panel 'Warcraft: The Road to Legion', and will serve as a set up to the upcoming expansion.
The story will cover the opening of the portal to Azeroth by the orc warlock Gul'dan, allowing an army of demons to pillage the world.
Life Is Strange, the narrative adventure game from Square Enix and Dontnod Entertainment, is to become a live-action digital series.
Legendary Digital Studios and DJ2 Entertainment will adapt the acclaimed game, which Legendary Digital senior VP Greg Siegel stated in a press release “lends itself perfectly to live-action imaginings.”
Square Enix brand VP Jone Brook said that the studios would “realise a new version of Arcadia Bay and Blackwell Academy complete with our rich cast of realistic, believable characters and memorable events.”
Previous-gen versions of Bungie’s Destiny have received their final patch.
Destiny 2.3.1 fixes a number of class, inventory, and mission bugs, and prepares the game for the incoming expansion Rise of Iron.
The update is now live on new-gen and previous-gen consoles, but PS3 and Xbox 360 players will receive no further patches to the game, barring any game-breaking issues.
The Binding of Isaac developer Edmund McMillen has partially revealed a new game he’s working on.
As yet untitled, the game is described by McMillen as “Mega Man / Isaac-like, but a platformer with really tight controls.”
A video tease released to YouTube shows a character jumping amongst platforms and fighting a boss inside a rotating cylinder.
If you're looking to grab the new Xbox One S model but don't need the 2TB storage or the NZ$648 price tag, read on.
Online retailer Mighty Ape has listed the 1TB and 500GB models with a release date confirmed for August 23.
Both console bundles include Halo 5: Guardians and a download code for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The Xbox One S also comes with the new wireless controller that will feature a newly textured grip, Bluetooth support, and increased wireless range.
Sony is inviting players to beta-test version 4.0 of its PlayStation 4 system software.
Beginning in early August, the platform holder will test the software, which as a full x.0 update may contain substantial new features - although Sony remains tight-lipped about its contents.
Sony suggests that players ask their friends to beta test, too, suggesting that new social or multiplayer features may be on the cards.
“those eureka moments when your zombies devour the last survivor or shamble out the exit are nigh on euphoric”
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