League of Legends patch buffs Rumble, Rengar and Kassadin, updates Twitch

League of Legends patch buffs Rumble, Rengar and Kassadin, updates Twitch

Today’s League of Legends patch only had a few minor changes. Riot didn’t want to upset the game too much before the 2014 All-Star tournament in Paris next month. However, there are a few changes to some once-great champions that could make a difference in your champion selection:  Rumble The danger zone shield and movement speed bonuses on his W have been doubled to 50% The danger zone damage and […]

China opens first League of Legends college

China opens first League of Legends college

The first League of Legends university has been unveiled in the Songjiang University District of Shanghai, China. This may seem a little silly or shocking to Westerners, but it was a logical next step for the Far East. League of Legends is THE sport in China and other Asian countries. A professional gamer in China is comparable to a professional football player in America. Professional League of Legends leagues are […]

Origin Store discounts Titanfall, Battlefield 4, Need for Speed: Rivals and more

Origin Store discounts Titanfall, Battlefield 4, Need for Speed: Rivals and more

Electronic Arts’ Origin Store is currently having a spring sale that will make your head spin. The “Gigabytes of Deals” sale runs until 11:59 p.m. PDT April 23. All of the PC digital download titles in the Origin Store are marked down up to 50%. There are more than 100 titles available, but here are some of the deals that may interest you the most: Titanfall- $47.99 (was $59.99) Titanfall […]

Players create custom auction house for The Elder Scrolls Online

Players create custom auction house for The Elder Scrolls Online

A few enterprising “The Elder Scrolls Online” players have added a feature to the new MMO: a player auction house. ESO breaks from typical MMO tradition by not featuring a global marketplace for players to exchange goods, so tesoelite.com created a makeshift auction house within the sites forums. Players choose from six forum categories: Weapons, Armor, Materials, Consumables, Miscellaneous and Services. Each category contains multiple threads, each of which is […]

Dead Island: Epidemic Closed Beta Preview (with pictures)

Dead Island: Epidemic Closed Beta Preview (with pictures)

I approached the “Dead Island: Epidemic” closed beta with some apprehension. What the hell is this thing? How could they do this to “Dead Island”? Wait, THIS IS A MOBA?! WHY?! I did my due diligence and gave it an hour of my time. Then another hour. Then another. After that, things got a little hazy and I woke up in a sea of screenshots, crafting supplies and comically fantastic […]

From showcase to Cooperstown– how to be a monster in MLB 14: The Show

From showcase to Cooperstown– how to be a monster in MLB 14: The Show

MLB 14: The Show hit the PS3 and PS Vita on Tuesday. It’s a great game and all that, but this isn’t a review. It is a guide to get you ready for the REAL MLB 14: The Show when it hits the PS4. This guide will have you smashing baseball records in the Road to the Show mode. I wrote a similar guide to get people ready for NBA 2K14 […]

Havok announces that its engine is “powering inFAMOUS: Second Son”

Havok announces that its engine is “powering inFAMOUS: Second Son”

The veteran software company Havok–who claims usage in over 500 titles including Halo, Elder Scrolls and Assassin’s Creed franchises– announced late Tuesday that its latest physics engine is behind the stunning visuals seen in Sucker Punch’s in inFAMOUS: Second Son. The company’s next-gen physics engine has been completely remodeled to allow developers a sleeker, less-cumbersome physics engine around which to design a game. The engine was also used in the […]

Grand Theft Auto V adding online heists, story mode DLC, free iFruit app for PS Vita

Grand Theft Auto V adding online heists, story mode DLC, free iFruit app for PS Vita

Rockstar officially announced Wednesday what features we can expect in the spring and summer updates to the breakaway hit Grand Theft Auto V. The three major updates are the addition of the Capture Creator, the High Life Update and the integration of heists into its online mode. The Capture Creator will allow players to create capture jobs and add them to the massive bank of user-generated missions. The mode will allow […]

MLB 14: The Show offering Miguel Cabrera autographs to the first Challenge of the Week winner, but mode appears to be bugged

MLB 14: The Show offering Miguel Cabrera autographs to the first Challenge of the Week winner, but mode appears to be bugged

SCE San Diego is celebrating the launch of its latest MLB: The Show game by offering up some serious collector’s items as prizes for its first Challenge of the Week contest. The winner of this weeks challenge will receive an autographed cap and ball from MLB 14: The Show cover athlete Miguel Cabrera. The reigning two-time AL MVP is also the first player to win a Triple Crown since 1967, […]

EA’s Frostbite takes an April Fools’ Day jab at Nintendo, then the gaming community wildly overreacts

EA’s Frostbite takes an April Fools’ Day jab at Nintendo, then the gaming community wildly overreacts

Earlier today, the Twitter account @FrostbiteEngine — the official Twitter of EA’s in-house Frostbite Gaming Engine (Battlefield 4, Need for Speed, Plants vs Zombies) — sent out these April Fools’-themed messages: Frostbite now runs on the #WiiU since it is the most powerful Gen4 platform, our renderer is now optimized for Mario and Zelda. — @FrostbiteEngine Frostbite will power #HalfLife3, coming out summer 2014! #WiiU exclusive. — @FrostbiteEngine Good news, we have […]