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Wolcen Patch 1.0.5.0. Nerfs a Problematic Skill

Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 13:28

Developers from Wolcen Studio - responsible for the action RPG Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem - revealed information about the next update, which has just arrived in the game. It has fixed some bugs, but it has also nerfed some skills, including the Bleeding Edge ability. The patch also removed the possibility of converting unique items into legendary ones.

Diablo 4 is Supposed to be Dark; Blizzard on Interface, Enemies and Controls

Adrian Werner, yesterday, 12:31

Blizzard Entertainment provided new information about Diablo 4. Changes in interface, controls and enemy designs were discussed. A new family of opponents, the Cannibals, was also revealed.

Path of Exile 2 Beta May be Delayed Due to Coronavirus

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 February 2020, 20:58

Chris Wilson from Grinding Gear Games informed of a possible delay in the launch of PoE 2 beta tests. The reason - problems with third-party devs from China due to the coronavirus threat.

Delirium - New Expansion for PoE Will Launch in March

Bart Swiatek, 26 February 2020, 13:16

Developers at Grinding Gear Games have announced that hack'n'slash Path of Exile will receive another expansion in March. It will be called Delirium and will introduce a number of new things and mechanics.

Wolcen Devs Thank Fans for Their Patience; Patch 1.0.4.0 Inbound

Bart Swiatek, 19 February 2020, 11:24

The creators of hack'n'slash Wolcen presented a list of changes that will be made to the game in the next patch 1.0.4.0. They also informed about a temporary reduction in the number of people on the servers and thanked the fans for their patience.

Wolcen is Back Online, Becoming a Great Success on Steam

Adrian Werner, 17 February 2020, 12:00

Last week's action RPG Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem turned out to be a great success. Estimated sales are nearly 900,000 copies, and the game has set an impressive record of activity on Steam.

Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem Game Servers Were Shut Down for Over 30 Hours

Paul Wozniak, 16 February 2020, 20:26

Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem servers have been out of service for over 30 hours. This is due to the great interest in the production, which the creators did not foresee. Currently, those who have created their characters in online mode do not have access to them. Moreover, there are still other troublesome errors present in the game.

Torchlight 3 - Minimum PC Hardware Requirements

Adrian Werner, 14 February 2020, 11:43

Echtra Studio and Perfect World Entertainment have published the hardware requirements for Torchlight 3, the latest installment of the popular RPG series.

Wolcen Launches Today - Another Competitor for Diablo

Mat1K, 13 February 2020, 12:02

Hack'n'slash game Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem will leave Steam Early Access today, where is has been since March 2015. With today's update, new content and a host of improvements will be added to the game.

Curse of the Dead Gods Announced - Mix of Darkest Dungeon and Darksiders Genesis

Christian Pieniazek, 07 February 2020, 15:36

Curse of the Dead Gods is a dark roguelike that will be published by Focus Home Interactive. Next week, the production will appear on Steam, and the available materials suggest that we will be dealing with a lovechild of Darksiders Genesis and Darkest Dungeon.

Torchlight Frontiers is Now Torchlight 3; F2P Project Abandoned

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 January 2020, 22:27

The devs of Torchlight Frontires renamed their game to Torchlight III. With this, the free-to-play model was abandoned and the title will be released this year on Steam.

Path of Exile Will Get Four Expansions This Year

Adrian Werner, 15 January 2020, 13:27

Despite the ongoing work on Path of Exile 2, the team at Grinding Gear Games does not intend to drop the pace of development of the prequel. The first PoE will receive four new expansions this year.

First Gameplay From Magic: Legends - Hack'n'slash Set in MTG Universe

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 January 2020, 15:16

Game Informer published the first gameplay from Magic: Legends - a new game based on the license of Magic: The Gathering. And this is just the beginning, because the website has prepared a lot of coverage about the game for January.

Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem Delayed; New Release Date

qjin, 09 January 2020, 14:42

Hack'n'slash game Wolcen: The Lords of Mayhem has suffered a delay. The game was supposed to launch this month, but the creators need more time to polish it up. Fortunately, the delay is small, and the devs have shown the character creation system to kill some of our time.

PoE: Conquerors of the Atlas DLC Coming to PC Today

Agnes Adamus, 13 December 2019, 20:47

The PC version of Path of Exile will receive a vast 3.9.0 update today, accompanied by the PoE: Conquerors of the Atlas add-on, which expands the ending of the story campaign, introduces new features and adds the Metamorph Challenge League. For PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, the patch will be released on December 16.

Diablo 4 - Blizzard Accepts Criticism and Changes the Equipment System

Bart Swiatek, 05 December 2019, 23:26

Blizzard Entertainment takes the criticism of Diablo IV to heart. Having listened to the comments of the community, the developers decided to make a few changes to the planned equipment system.

Win $8,000 in Path of Exile

Paul Wozniak, 04 December 2019, 21:45

With the release of the two latest additions to Path of Exile (December 13), the game will start with an event in which the players will be able to compete to kill the strongest boss. The competition will be divided into two ladders (order and number of kills of The Awakener), and the prize pool will include 30 thousand dollars and sets of items.

Diablo 4 - Game Development, Characters Personalization and PvP Zones

Paul Wozniak, 29 November 2019, 23:31

The extensive interview about Diablo IV provides a lot of new info about the next installment of the iconic series. The devs point out that the base version of the game is „the first chapter of a book” so that the story is to be developed long after the release of the game. They also provide details on character personalization and PvP zones.

Diablo 4 - Changes in Items and Character Progression

Paul Wozniak, 21 November 2019, 12:34

An official entry from the main system designer of Diablo IV appeared on the web, in which he discusses the most important things related to the game. We found out that there will be changes in some items, and the character progression system has not yet been firmly established.

Creators of Diablo: „The Old Blizzard is gone.”

Konrad Serafinski, 19 November 2019, 12:27

Blizzard has been struggling with PR problems for a long time. Former employees and creators of the Diablo series, who attended the Path of Exile fan party, added their own five cents, not denying themselves the opportunity to comment on the company's recent activities.

Diablo 2 Remaster Cancelled As Devs Have Allegedly Lost Source Code

Bebop, 18 November 2019, 22:26

Diablo II Remaster will probably never come from a corrupt source code. The devs of the original talked about the problem they encountered in developing the second installment of the iconic hack'n'slash series.

Torchlight Frontiers Launch Delayed

Frozen, 18 November 2019, 13:54

Echtra Games informed that the release date of Torchlight Frontiers, i.e. the new installment of the popular hack'n'slash RPG series, has been delayed to 2020.

Path of Exile Mobile Announced - Game Without Pay To Win and Ads

Konrad Serafinski, 16 November 2019, 20:45

Path of Exile will hit mobile devices. Such information was shared by the developers during ExileCon 2019. According to the announcement, the title will not have pay-to-win microtransactions, pop-up ads or other „garbage” that we know from other mobile games.

Path of Exile - Conquerors of the Atlas and Metamorph Expansions Announced

Michael Kulakowski, 16 November 2019, 20:40

During ExileCon 2019, two new expansions to Path of Exile were announced, which will be available to players in mid-December. The Conquerors of the Atlas and Metamorph expansions are part of a comprehensive 3.9 update of the game, which also makes numerous improvements to the gameplay mechanics.

Path of Exile 2 Announced, First Gameplay Revealed

Michael Kulakowski, 16 November 2019, 20:36

Grinding Gear Games announced Path of Exile 2. What's interesting, the game will not be a stand-alone title, but a huge expansion to the original PoE, offering a new campaign, numerous gameplay changes, new character classes, and improved graphics. Developers presented some of the planned novelties on the first gameplay.

Diablo 4 Gameplay Presenting Boss Fight

Michael Kulakowski, 13 November 2019, 23:12

Game Informer has released the last video recorded from the demo version of Diablo IV, which was released at BlizzCon 2019. The video shows the only boss fight available in the demo.

Diablo 4 - 20 Minutes of Gameplay With Druid

Agnes Adamus, 08 November 2019, 23:05

A new 20-minute gameplay from Diablo IV was released online. The video focuses on the third revealed character class that will appear in Blizzard's game - the Druid.

Diablo 4 - 10 Minutes of Gameplay With Sorceress

Adrian Werner, 07 November 2019, 12:41

A new gameplay from Diablo IV, lasting a bit over ten minutes, has just been released online, enabling us to watch the game's Sorceress in action.

Diablo 4 - Ton of Information and Two Hours of Demo Gameplay

Michael Kulakowski, 03 November 2019, 20:30

BlizzCon 2019 is slowly coming to an end. During the weekend we got to know a lot of new interesting facts and information related to Diablo 4, including details of gameplay mechanics and the business model of the title. First video containing nearly two hours of gameplay from the demo version has appeared on the Internet.

Diablo Immortal - Watch Gameplay Trailer From Blizzcon 2019

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2019, 21:14

After the announcement of Diablo 4, Blizzard reminded us of Diablo Immortal. The mobile version of the franchise got another trailer, presenting the demon hunter, new locations and other attractions offered by the game.

Diablo 4 - New Installment Said to Return to the Roots

Paul Wozniak, 31 October 2019, 17:21

One Reddi user shared information about Diablo 4 that he managed to acquire. According to him, the game is to return to the roots of the series and serve players a dark, bloody world. The user has several other credible leaks on their account, so theur words about Diablo 4 may also be true.

Lilith Returns in Diablo 4? New Leaks From the Artbook

Adrian Werner, 27 October 2019, 19:16

A page, allegedly from a Diablo artbook leaked into the web. It seems to confirm the existence of Diablo 4 and reveals that Lilith, a character known from the second part of the game, will return.

Artbook Confirms Diablo 4 Rumors; Diablo 2 Remaster on BlizzCon 2019?

Paul Wozniak, 20 October 2019, 20:36

An advertisement of Diablo artbook appeared in a German magazine about video games, which confirms rumors about the development of the fourth installment. Additionally, a Twitter user known for several previous BlizzCon-related leaks revealed that this year's event will feature announcements of Diablo 4 and Diablo 2 remaster.

League of Legends Devs are Working on a Diablo-like Game

Bart Swiatek, 16 October 2019, 11:03

Riot Games is working on a hack'n'slash game set in the Runeterra universe, known for its popular MOBA title League of Legends. The new game is known as Project F.

Minecraft Dungeons - Co-op Gameplay From MINECON

Adrian Werner, 29 September 2019, 19:04

A new gameplay from Minecraft: Dungeons has appeared on the web. The footage was registered during the MINECON event. It shows the local co-op mode in action.

Path of Exile - Blight DLC is Available

Adrian Werner, 07 September 2019, 21:39

The long-awaited Blight DLC to the action RPG Path of Exile has been released. For the time being, only PC users can enjoy the expansion, but console players will join the game on Monday.

20 Minutes of Gameplay From Minecraft Dungeons

Adrian Werner, 22 August 2019, 11:18

A 20-minute gameplay from Minecraft: Dungeons, recorded during this year's edition of gamescom, was released on the Internet.

Path of Exile: Blight Expansion Release Date and Trailer

Adrian Werner, 21 August 2019, 14:06

The Grinding Gear Games team announced the release date of Path of Exile: Blight. A trailer of the expansion has also been released, which shows the biggest attraction of the production, i.e. missions inspired by tower defense games.

Blizzard Will Continue to Support Diablo 3

Paul Wozniak, 14 August 2019, 20:19

In an official announcement, Blizzard assured that Diablo 3 will continue to be supported. Work is currently underway on the introduction of new thematic seasons. In addition, we learned that the form of public testing has worked very well, so it will not be changed.

The Hell 2 Mod for Diablo: Hellfire Launches

Frozen, 30 July 2019, 16:37

A long awaited second part of popular Diablo: Hellfire mod, The Hell, which adds support for 4K resolution, raises the fps cap (to 80 frames per second) and many other improvements to the iconic game, has been released.

Blizzard Presented Diablo 4 to its European Employees

Frozen, 24 June 2019, 14:23

According to the French daily Le Monde, Blizzard Entertainment organised a show of Diablo 4 for the company's European employees in Paris. In addition, the American branch of the company has posted new project-related job offers.

Darksiders Genesis Announced

Frozen, 07 June 2019, 01:38

The first information about the new game from THQ Nordic and Airship Syndicate embedded set in the Darksiders universe appeared on the Internet. The spin-off of the series turned out to be a hack'n'slash game.

Torchlight 2 is Coming to Consoles

Adrian Werner, 29 March 2019, 15:01

Seven years after the PC release, Torchlight II, the popular hack'n'slash from Runic Games, is finally coming to consoles. The game will launch this autumn.

Grim Dawn Forgotten Gods Official Release Date

Agnes Adamus, 11 March 2019, 21:24

Crate Entertainment the official release date of Forgotten Gods, a DLC for the 2016 hack'n'slash Grim Dawn. The DLC, announced more than a year ago, will debut on March 27, this year.

Original Diablo Back in Sale, Warcraft 1 and 2 Will Follow

Bart Swiatek, 07 March 2019, 15:16

The first installment of the iconic Diablo franchise is back in sale, years after its original release. The game is available on GOG.com. Other Blizzard titles are to follow suit.

Path of Exile Synthesis Expansion Announced

Bart Swiatek, 20 February 2019, 14:31

Grinding Gear Games revealed Synthesis – another expansion to the popular hack’n’slash Path of Exile. The add-on will introduce several interesting novelties.

Warhammer: Chaosbane - Release Date, Price, Hardware Requirements

Christian Pieniazek, 08 February 2019, 14:56

Bigben Interactive and Eko Software revealed the price and contents of particular editions and shared the hardware requirements of their work.

Path of Exile cuts support for Windows XP, Vista and DirectX9

Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2019, 15:41

The developers from Grinding Gear Games have announced on the official message board that with the upcoming update, Path of Exile will end support for Windows XP and Vista OS, as well as the DirectX 9 API.

Blizzard is looking for people to work on new Diablo

Bart Swiatek, 21 January 2019, 12:20

Famous Blizzard Entertainment studio is looking for a dozen or so people to work on the next part of the Diablo series. Experts with very different specializations (e.g. programmers, graphic designers or level designers) are sought after.

A new Path of Exile expansion slated for 2020

Bart Swiatek, 21 January 2019, 10:06

Path of Exile roadmap for 2019 is here. The game will receive 4 major updates this year, and a new expansion has been announced for 2020.