Newsroom News Breaking Comics Tags RSS

hack'n'slash Latest news and info

Diablo 2 is Officially 20 Years Old

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 June 2020, 22:28

On this day, 20 years ago, Diablo II was released. The anniversary of the iconic hack'n'slash from Blizzard Entertainment was noted, among others, by director David Brevik.

Minecraft Dungeons - Jungle Awakens DLC Release Date

Adrian Werner, 28 June 2020, 16:25

Mojang announced the release date of Jungle Awakens, the first paid DLC for Minecraft: Dungeons. Along with the addition, an update will be released, which will enrich the game with a new dungeon.

Torchlight 3 Act 3 Release Date

Frozen, 27 June 2020, 14:54

Echtra Games and Perfect World Entertainment have announced the release date of the final, third act of Torchlight III, titled Echonok. The devs also released a new trailer.

Diablo 4 - Info on Multiplayer, Open World and Narrative

Bart Swiatek, 26 June 2020, 14:46

A note appeared on Blizzard Entertainment's official website, presenting a number of details about Diablo IV. The changes include the narrative, as well as open world and multiplayer mode.

Path of Exile 2 Delayed

Christian Pieniazek, 25 June 2020, 16:26

Planned beta-tests of Path of Exile 2 have been delayed to the end of this year. Therefore, it can be assumed that the release of the full version of PoE 2 will also be postponed.

Fans Reveal Diablo 2 Tech Demo Running on Unreal Engine 4

Karol Laska , 20 June 2020, 18:04

A fan demo of Diablo 2 remaster was published on Youtube channel Upside Down, dealing with 3D graphics. It was created using Unreal Engine 4.

Path of Exile Harvest Expansion Launches Today

Paul Wozniak, 19 June 2020, 19:57

In a few hours, a new addition for Path of Exile, titled Harvest, will debut. With it, a new league will start and players will be given the opportunity to take care of the Sacred Grove, where plants will turn into monsters. Expanding the garden and acquiring new seeds is to be the main goal in the latest add-on.

Torchlight 3 Criticized in Steam Reviews

Milosz Szubert, 16 June 2020, 14:55

Early access to Torchlight III met with a rather cold reception from the players. On Steam, only 36% of player opinions on the title are positive. Criticized elements include technical problems and the requirement for a permanent internet connection.

Torchlight 3 Launches in Steam Early Access

Milosz Szubert, 13 June 2020, 22:01

Today, Torchlight III debuted in early access on PC (Steam), another installment of the popular hack'n'slash series, created by Echtra Games.

Harvest is the New Expansion for Path of Exile

Adrian Werner, 03 June 2020, 10:53

Path of Exile: Harvest, the next expansion for the hit RPG from Grinding Gear Games, has been announced. This time the players will take care of a magic garden.

New 20-Minute Gameplay From Diablo 4

Bart Swiatek, 02 June 2020, 10:04

A new, extensive gameplay from Blizzard Entertainment's highly-anticipated Diablo IV has been released on YouTube. The video shows the barbarian class in action.

Jungle in First DLC for Minecraft Dungeons

Czarus, 30 May 2020, 18:55

Previous leaks about upcoming DLCs for Minecraft Dungeons have been confirmed. The next addition - Jungle Awakens - is expected in July.

Release of Minecraft: Dungeons - Accessible Hack and Slash

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 May 2020, 20:32

Today marks the launch of Minecraft: Dungeons. The Hack'n'slash set in the universe of Mojang Studios' popular sandbox game is now available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Minecraft Dungeons DLC Info Leaked

Adrian Werner, 24 May 2020, 17:30

Game files of te pre-release version of Minecraft: Dungeons contained images and screenshots from two upcoming DLCs for the game, Creeping Winter and Jungle Awakens.

First Reviews: Minecraft Dungeons - Charming Diablo Clone, but Lacks Depth

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 May 2020, 14:00

First reviews of Minecraft Dungeons have appeared on the Internet. Critics agree that Mojang delivered a nice and accessible production, but also one which will not necessarily appeal to hardcore dungeon crawler fans.

Rumor: Diablo 4 May Launch Sooner Than we Think

Czarus, 20 May 2020, 12:08

Diablo 4 from Blizzard Entertainment may have its release next year. Or at least that's what Reddit user poundcake_64 believes. He claims that work on the game is much more advanced than we think.

Rumor: Diablo 2 Resurrected - Remastered Classic to be Released This Year

Adrian Werner, 10 May 2020, 19:40

There are new rumors about the refreshed version of Diablo 2. According to them, the project is called Diablo 2 Resurrected and the devs of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy are working on it.

Release Date of Minecraft Dungeons

Christian Pieniazek, 31 March 2020, 22:47

We have found out the exact release date of Minecraft: Dungeons. As it turns out, the title of the Mojang studio will make its launch a bit later than previously assumed. Nevertheless, we will play it this spring.

First 45 Minutes of Minecraft Dungeons on New Gameplay

Agnes Adamus, 27 March 2020, 18:59

A 45-minute gameplay from Minecraft Dungeons was published on Windows Central. The video shows mainly exploration, combat and the inventory panel.

Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem - Future Development Plans

Frozen, 14 March 2020, 18:23

Wolcen Studio, responsible for creating Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem, shared their plans to develop the popular hack'n'slash action RPG.

Wolcen Sales Exceed One Million Copies

Paul Wozniak, 05 March 2020, 23:18

The devs of hack'n'slash Wolcen: The Lords of Mayhem boasted that the game has already sold over a million copies. The developers also provided some additional titles stats, as well as a few more details on what they will do in the coming months.

Wolcen Patch 1.0.5.0. Nerfs a Problematic Skill

Bart Swiatek, 27 February 2020, 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, 27 February 2020, 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.