Hearthstone Deck Tech: Forest Giant

Forest Giant

HS Spacewizard is back with another Hearthstone Deck Tech, helping players get an edge each week as he builds, tests and breaks down a new deck.

Age of Wushu: Warrior's Journey Giveaways

Celebrate the launch of Age of Wushu: Warrior's Journey with one of two awesome giveaways! Here are the details:

Formerly Hardcore #7: Itemization and Flight

Hello and welcome to the 7th edition of Formerly Hardcore, ZAMs column on Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft. For this column, we’re going to take a look at a couple of articles that came out last week. The first is a new Dev Watercooler on the main site, focusing on itemization in 6.2. The second is an interview Polygon ran on Friday with lead designer Ion “Watcher” Hazzikostas about Tanaan Jungle, future Warlords of Draenor content and some major news about flying in 6.2 and beyond.

Wowhead Weekly Episode 36

Join Panser and Perculia for Wowhead Weekly: Episode 36! This week the ladies discuss more about patch 6.2, flying in the new zones, the Warcraft movie, and answer some viewer questions.

The Scrying Pool: The Reaper

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The Scrying Pool is a Guild Wars 2 column where I simply ask what if? Nothing is off the table as I dive into possible features and future content, looking at what currently exists in Guild Wars 2 before I answer my own what if question with how I think the feature and content could be implemented.

Normally that intro holds true, but while we are in the midst of the speculation reveals I will be flipping the tables. Instead of looking forward, the Scrying Pool will be looking back as we continue the Specialization series from a different viewpoint. Instead of speculation, I will focus on my impressions of each of the Elite Specializations after they get revealed while throwing in some of my previous articles and speculation for flavor.

EverQuest Progression Server Now Live

Ragefire, EverQuest's newest progression server, is now live!

In celebrating the server's launch, Daybreak Games has scheduled three upcoming streams over their EverQuest Twitch channel:

  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time
  • Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 4:00 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time

Reports on the EQ Forum suggest the server has been at maximum capacity, so you may have to wait a little bit if you decide to log in today.

Daybreak Games Members-Only Sale

Summer has arrived here at Daybreak, and we’re cranking up the air conditioning, firing up BBQs, hitting the beach… AND giving All Access Members an even BIGGER discount off in-game items!

From Friday, May 22nd at 10:00AM PDT through Monday, May 25th at 11:59PM PDT, anyone with an All Access Membership will see their Marketplace discount raised to 20% off!

Discuss this on the EverQuest or EverQuest II official forums.

Film Friday: Six New Trailers

In the latest installment of Film Friday, we have a handful of new flicks from Civilization Beyond Earth, EverQuest, Final Fantasy XIV, King's Quest, Torment: Tides of Numenera, and Total War: Arena.

DC Universe Online: Halls of Power Part II

DC Universe Online launched its 14th DLC pack, Halls of Power Part II, earlier this week on the PC, PS3 and PS4. In this episode, Darkseid seeks to gather up ancient artifacts of the Old Gods and has set his army upon the Celestial City. Both heroes and villains are also being abducted on Earth by Apokolips, who is pitting them against Apokoliptian machinations.

Blade & Soul Comes to the West

Released in South Korea back in 2013 and since expanded to Asia, Taiwan and Japan, Blade & Soul, developed by Team Bloodlust, is an action-based martial arts wuxia MMO, with its gameplay, business model and more adapted to its respective territory. Since its release, NCSoft has received petitions, emails, PMs and more from western players wanting to be able to play the game. Today it has been announced that Blade & Soul will be coming to both North America and Europe this winter.

We spoke with Blade & Soul Producer Nicolas Courant and NCSoft Community Director Omeed Dariani earlier this week about the game and its readiness for a western audience.