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Path of Exile update adds Challenge Leagues, overhauls skill tree, and more

Path of Exile update adds Challenge Leagues, overhauls skill tree, and more

A big update is coming to Kiwi ARPG Path of Exile next month.

Update 1.3.0 hits on December 12, and will add two new Challenge Leagues: Torment and Bloodlines.

Each league has a self-contained economy and contain eight difficult challenges.

The update will rebalance the game’s player versus player mode, add user interface improvements, and an Events screen that shows upcoming events in the game itself.

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The Witcher Adventure Game is out now

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The Witcher Adventure Game is out now

The Witcher Adventure Game is now available in both board and digital format, CD Projekt Red has announced.

Designed by Polish game designer and long-time role-playing game writer Ignacy Trzewiczek, The Witcher Adventure Game promises to take players on a journey across the world of The Witcher as they assume the roles of four beloved characters from the books and computer games: Geralt of Rivia, monster slayer; Dandelion, roguish bard; Triss Merigold, cunning sorceress; and Yarpen Zigrin, dwarven warrior.

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Blackguards 2 promises epic battles, has a release date

Blackguards 2 promises epic battles, has a release date

Tactical RPG Blackguards 2 is coming to PC and Mac on January 20, Daedalic Entertainment has announced.

According to the Daedalic, Blackguards 2 will feature more challenging and detailed strategic RPG battles than its predecessor.

“During the development of Blackguards 2, one major influence of our team was the feedback of gamers and press to the first Blackguards game,” the developer said.

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DayZ will undergo three price increases between now and 2016

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DayZ will undergo three price increases between now and 2016

After nearly a year on Steam Early access, the asking price for DayZ will soon increase to US$34.99.

Publisher Bohemia Interactive added that there will be two more price increases in the future. The first will come when the game enters beta in late 2015. At that time, DayZ will cost US$43.99.

The second will come with DayZ's full release in 2016, at which time the game will cost US$49.99.

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Ubisoft apologises for Assassin's Creed Unity with free DLC

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Ubisoft apologises for Assassin's Creed Unity with free DLC

As a way of saying sorry for selling a bug-riddled Assassin's Creed Unity to gamers, Ubisoft will release the game's first downloadable content pack, Dead Kings, free of charge.

"We know that it was a highly-anticipated moment for many of you," said Ubisoft Montreal and Toronto CEO Yannis Mallat, "as you looked forward to taking part in the first truly next generation Assassin’s Creed game."

"Unfortunately, at launch, the overall quality of the game was diminished by bugs and unexpected technical issues. I want to sincerely apologise on behalf of Ubisoft and the entire Assassin's Creed team. These problems took away from your enjoyment of the game, and kept many of you from experiencing the game at its fullest potential."

As they've already purchased all Assassin's Creed Unity DLC, Ubisoft will offer Season Pass holders a free game instead. They can choose from Far Cry 4, The Crew, Watch Dogs, Assassin's Creed Black Flag, Rayman Legends, and Just Dance 2015.

Season Pass holders will also get additional content, including the upcoming sidescroller Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China.

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Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands coming tomorrow

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Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands coming tomorrow

Telltale has announced that the first episode of Tales from the Borderlands will be released tomorrow on PlayStation 3, 4, and PC.

The adventure game is a collaboration between Telltale, Gearbox and 2K, and is set in the popular Borderlands universe.

Telltale announced the dates in a tweet.

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StarCraft II pro disqualified for "rape" tweet aimed at female opponent

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StarCraft II pro disqualified for "rape" tweet aimed at female opponent

A StarCraft II player was disqualified from a tournament after tweeting that he was about to "rape" his female opponent.

Mihaylo “Kas” Hayda [pictured] was booted from Fragbite Masters Season 3 tournament after he tweeted: "Going to rape some girl soon". The tweet has since been deleted.

His opponent, Madeleine “MaddeLisk” Leander, described the situation as scary, and said, "A few minutes into the first map the game was paused. I had no idea why but it was because of the tweet. The game went on and I lost 0-2. When the match was over I saw [the tweet] written by my opponent.

News Index


Path of Exile update adds Challenge Leagues, overhauls skill tree, and more
Path of Exile update adds Challenge Leagues, overhauls skill tree, and more
NEWS PvP rebalance coming.
PC
The Witcher Adventure Game is out now
The Witcher Adventure Game is out now
NEWS Digital and physical versions available.
PC, Mac, iOS, Android
1
Blackguards 2 promises epic battles, has a release date
Blackguards 2 promises epic battles, has a release date
NEWS Enhanced gameplay, new features.
PC
DayZ will undergo three price increases between now and 2016
DayZ will undergo three price increases between now and 2016
NEWS Starting soon.
PC
3
Ubisoft apologises for Assassin's Creed Unity with free DLC
Ubisoft apologises for Assassin's Creed Unity with free DLC
NEWS Dead Kings for everyone.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
4
Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands coming tomorrow
Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands coming tomorrow
NEWS On PlayStation 3, 4, PC at least.
PC, iOS, Android
1
StarCraft II pro disqualified for "rape" tweet aimed at female opponent
StarCraft II pro disqualified for "rape" tweet aimed at female opponent
NEWS Kas "really ashamed".
PC
Strategy: Real Time
31
Total War: Attila gets a release date
Total War: Attila gets a release date
NEWS Free DLC with pre-orders.
PC
1
All Evolve DLC maps will be free
All Evolve DLC maps will be free
NEWS To keep the playerbase whole.
PC, XO, PS4
Elite: Dangerous offline mode dropped, refunds offered
Elite: Dangerous offline mode dropped, refunds offered
NEWS UPDATED: Refund eligibility widened.
PC
4
Game of Thrones to feature HBO cast, first trailer released
Game of Thrones to feature HBO cast, first trailer released
NEWS Dinklage. Yes.
PC, 360, PS3
RPG: Real Time
Warlords of Draenor sees subscriptions jump back up to 10 million
Warlords of Draenor sees subscriptions jump back up to 10 million
NEWS WoW ascendant once again.
PC
RPG: MMO
4
Gamers queuing for GTA V midnight launch robbed at gunpoint
Gamers queuing for GTA V midnight launch robbed at gunpoint
NEWS No one seriously injured.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
6
Far Cry 4 pirates out themselves over missing FOV slider
Far Cry 4 pirates out themselves over missing FOV slider
NEWS Only available in day one patch.
PC, XO, PS4
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In France, the controversy over Assassin's Creed Unity is its dodgy history
In France, the controversy over Assassin's Creed Unity is its dodgy history
NEWS Ubi in need of a lesson, say detractors.
PC, XO, PS4
Action: Third-Person
14
"Obscene" Dragon Age: Inquisition pulled in India
"Obscene" Dragon Age: Inquisition pulled in India
NEWS Questions arise over sexual content.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
RPG: Action
7
WoW players get free game time to compensate for Warlords launch woes
WoW players get free game time to compensate for Warlords launch woes
NEWS Five days.
PC
RPG: MMO
A fix is coming for Grand Theft Auto 5's CE-32937-4 error
A fix is coming for Grand Theft Auto 5's CE-32937-4 error
NEWS Day one patch woes.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
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Goat Simulator's MMO mode allows you to be a microwave
Goat Simulator's MMO mode allows you to be a microwave
NEWS Free, out Friday.
PC
Warlords of Draenor launch hampered by DDoS, choke points
Warlords of Draenor launch hampered by DDoS, choke points
NEWS Situation is improving.
PC
RPG: MMO
3
First Telltale Game of Thrones screenshots leaked - report
First Telltale Game of Thrones screenshots leaked - report
NEWS Adventure is coming.
PC
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Ubisoft releases Assassin's Creed Unity patches, lists known issues
Ubisoft releases Assassin's Creed Unity patches, lists known issues
NEWS Plus some workarounds.
PC, XO, PS4
Action: Third-Person
8
Our Warlords of Draenor review plans
Our Warlords of Draenor review plans
EDITOR'S BLOG We'd like your input.
PC
RPG: MMO
2
Tales from the Borderlands voice cast announced
Tales from the Borderlands voice cast announced
NEWS Trademark Borderlands humour promised.
PC, iOS, Android
2
Ubisoft launches blog detailing upcoming AC: Unity fixes
Ubisoft launches blog detailing upcoming AC: Unity fixes
NEWS Company "the new EA".
PC, XO, PS4
Action: Third-Person
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Ubisoft stock slips following Assassin's Creed Unity's buggy launch
Ubisoft stock slips following Assassin's Creed Unity's buggy launch
NEWS Down nearly 10 percent.
PC, XO, PS4
Action: Third-Person
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AC: Unity performance problems reported
AC: Unity performance problems reported
NEWS Frame rate chief among them.
PC, XO, PS4
Action: Third-Person
13
Just Cause 3 finally announced
Just Cause 3 finally announced
NEWS Free-to-play rumours squashed.
PC, XO, PS4
Action: Open World
4
More GTA V new-gen and PC details announced
More GTA V new-gen and PC details announced
NEWS GTA Online, Heists, and more.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: Third-Person
3
Advanced Warfare dedicated servers questioned following connection problem reports
Advanced Warfare dedicated servers questioned following connection problem reports
NEWS All dedicated, reiterates Sledgehammer.
PC, 360, XO, PS3, PS4
Action: First-Person
7