Blizzard unveils Overwatch, a team based FPS at Blizzcon

Blizzard unveils Overwatch, a team based FPS at Blizzcon

So Blizzcon is fully underway, and the company have finally unveiled their new IP Overwatch, which has been under tight wraps since the name was registered last March. So what genre will this new IP be? Departing from Blizzard’s speciality for strategy and RPG genre games, Overwatch will be a team based FPS with cartoonish visuals and larger than life characters, much like popular free to play titles like Team […]

Rooster Teeth host asked to change Twitch profile picture following crackdown on sexy

Rooster Teeth host asked to change Twitch profile picture following crackdown on sexy

Editor’s Note: Meg Turney has called out some inaccuracies within this particular article. In turn, this piece has been edited to portray the situation accurately. Rooster Teeth, or more specifically one of their employees, Meg Turney, has been subject to Twitch’s recent crackdown on inappropriate clothing, or lack of clothing entirely. Known for her high quality cosplay and saucy lingerie photos alongside excellent journalism for Rooster Teeth’s news show ‘The Know’, Ms. […]

New floating islands, bosses, and jobs galore in FFXIV Keynote

New floating islands, bosses, and jobs galore in FFXIV Keynote

Like the Vegas show before it, today’s Final Fantasy XIV London fanfest, a celebration of sorts for the revived mmorpg, featured a lengthy keynote presentation for what producer Naoki Yoshida has planned for the future expansion. Where Vegas was the grand reveal of the Heavensward expansion, today came a stream of details about what’s in store for fans. Take a look below to see highlights from the presentation: First up, […]

Bait and Switch: Final Fantasy XIV introducing a cash shop in upcoming content patch

Bait and Switch: Final Fantasy XIV introducing a cash shop in upcoming content patch

Sqaure Enix’s Final Fantasy XIV can be described as one of the few success stories to come out of the struggling Japanese giant in recent memory, especially under the once prestigious Final Fantasy brand. Which beggars belief as to why the company recently announced the sneaky addition of a premium cash shop into the game with the upcoming 2.4 content update. Launched in 2010 to a critical revolt, Final Fantasy […]

Gamergate: The abuse victims the media won’t tell you about

Gamergate: The abuse victims the media won’t tell you about

Update: Following recent investigations by Gamergate members on Reddit’s ‘Kotaku In Action’ board, it has come to light that tweets made by Brianna Wu featured in this article were produced by a third party troll account posing as Ms. Wu. Brianna Wu did not call CameraLady a ‘gross f*cking aspie’. The opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect those of Gamer Headlines as a whole. Gamer Headlines is […]

Final Fantasy XIII is locked at 720p on PC

Final Fantasy XIII is locked at 720p on PC

It’s been a bad week for PS4 owners this week, who’re still reeling at Ubisoft’s monumentally stupid decision to run the Next-Gen only Assassin’s Creed Unity at 900p and 30fps for parity with Xbox One (or to make the game more ‘cinematic’, if you buy that brand of bull). But lend a few spare pennies for the poor old PC, which is famous for being shafted in ports in favour […]

Geforce GTX 970 and 980 cards from Nvidia may already be nearly here

Geforce GTX 970 and 980 cards from Nvidia may already be nearly here

Even though the GTX 800 series of high end graphics cards was all but confirmed last month Nvidia have seemingly decided to skip the number through either a rebrand or a new design entirely resulting in what is now their next flagships, the GTX 970 and 980. According to leaks from Videocardz we are mere days away from an official announcement from Nvidia, with the full tech specs and price […]

Dr Christina Sommers offers an alternative take on sexism in videogames

Dr Christina Sommers offers an alternative take on sexism in videogames

Offering a refreshingly different perspective on sexism within the gaming industry, former professor and scholar Dr Christina Sommers has released a new video on YouTube simply titled “Are Video Games Sexist?” Check it out below: If you haven’t heard of Doctor Sommers before, don’t worry. With all the political anger currently directed at the gaming industry, we’re currently seeing lots of opinions surrounding the ongoing scandals from people that have […]

Pro Gamer Danny “Phobos” Zeitz murdered selling his PS4

Pro Gamer Danny “Phobos” Zeitz murdered selling his PS4

The world of pro-gaming has been reeling today, as it has recently been made public that the 28 year old Daniel John Zeitz, also known as ‘Danny Zeitz’ or his handle ‘Phobos’ has been murdered by a gunshot wound to the chest, while trying to sell his unwanted PS4 via Craigslist. Daniel met up with a couple last Friday who claimed an interest in buying the console from him, only […]

Archeage finally launches alongside a gorgeous new trailer

Archeage finally launches alongside a gorgeous new trailer

Despite a few launch woes and Ddos attacks in response to ‘pay to win’ mechanics that have since been adjusted, the long awaited fan favourite sandbox MMO ArcheAge is finally available to download and play for free. To play it, all you need to do is download the client on archeagegame.com and create yourself a free account. There’s an 8.5 gig download waiting for you though, so make sure you’ve […]