"I think it showed a ton of potential, there was a ton of good gameplay," he adds. "When it comes to WoW Classic in general, the thing with World of Warcraft—and this is why our esports portfolio is so diverse—the game is massive. There are dungeons, there are multiple different battlegrounds like Alterac Valley and Warsong Gulch, so I think there is a lot of potential to play around there. Again, I can’t share anything concrete at this stage, but we were very happy with this event and we do see potential there for sure." … [Read more...] about Blizzard on what’s next for WoW Classic esports after its big Summer Bowl
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"We do have some limits, such as the war windows, which govern when people can take over territory, so we don't have offline raiding. So we've tried to set in place rules that make sure there is no obvious interference that would create a negative experience. However, we don't want those roles to be too strict. I think part of the fun that we're trying to create is that emergent gameplay where, for example, if a company [New World's version of Guilds] takes over a territory and sets the tax rates really high, we hope that creates an objective for the rest of the world to take them down. So we want players to self govern as much as possible, and we're trying to give them the tools to do that." … [Read more...] about Inside New World: Amazon’s ambitious, original MMO that lets its players “self govern as much as possible”
So he devised a plan. PokéNinja uses a save editor and a hacked version of New Horizons to generate multiple Raymonds waiting in the wings to come to stay on your island. With a save editor you're completely unrestricted, as you can generate anything that's in New Horizons, amiibo card be damned. Then, PokéNinja sent out a Tweet calling for people who wanted Raymond to reach out. … [Read more...] about How to get Raymond in Animal Crossing
Stephen Kick, CEO of Nightdive Studios: When I was growing up I had a small budget for PC games so I often hit the bargain bin at Babbage's, Computer City, or Electronics Boutique. I would have a certain criteria that would need to be met before I was parted with my lawn mowing money, specifically how radical the box art was and how much the box weighed. If it was heavy there was a good chance that it’d have multiple discs, a large print manual or hopefully some trinket or figurine. The game would also win my favor for embossed artwork, metallic ink, a gatefold cover, or some striking illustration. These were all hallmarks of quality to a 12-year-old. … [Read more...] about Have you ever bought a game just because of its cover art?