The Last of Us Remastered Now Available

The Last of Us Remastered launch day has arrived for the PlayStation 4! Naughty Dog's epic game, as well as its DLC and map packs, can be enjoyed by PS4 players in 1080p with several graphical and gameplay improvements.

Guild Wars 2: The Dragon's Reach Part 1

The Dragon's Reach: Part 1 launches today for Guild Wars 2 as the latest episode in Season 2 of the Living World. Mordremoth's minion have stretched even farther as all of Tyria must come to understand this dire, new threat. In this patch, players will need to work with allies old and new to unite the world's races against it.

Job Adjustments

 Though the August version update is still a ways off, Square Enix is sparing no expense in enticing players, for several new job adjustments for Final Fantasy XI have been announced! Among the planned changes include a new job trait for Warriors, Paladins, Rune Fencers, and Ninjas, adjustments to enmity generation by various actions and gear, increasing the potency of Blue Mage and Geomancer spells, increases to automaton weapon skill damage for Puppetmasters, and much more!

What do you think is the biggest adjustment planned? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!

Downtime - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

All servers will come down on July 29th, 2014 at 7:00 AM Pacific Time for an update. The expected downtime is approximately two hours.

This is separate from the SOE-wide maintenance which will happen around 3am Pacific time.

The patch notes are below.

SOE Maintenance Notice: July 29, 2014

Sony Online Entertainment has announced a maintenance period:

Attention players: we will perform maintenance beginning at 3:00 AM PDT* on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. We expect this maintenance to take approximately two hours. This will impact the following SOE services:

  • Commerce functions, including purchases
  • Game, web and forum logins

This is separate from any game patches, which usually happen later in the day.

WildStar Trial Key Giveaway

Carbine and ZAM have teamed up to bring you an out-of-this-world week-long WildStar trial! All you need to do is login to your free ZAM account to claim one—but don't wait, these codes will go fast!

Nexus Talk Episode 63: Launch Comparisons

Nexus Talk Episode 63 is here and this week Richie Procopio dives into a bit of a sensitive topic and compares WildStar's launch to that of World of Warcraft back in the day. Is the age-gap between the two games too long to compare, or is there some justification in comparing the two? Find out what Richie thinks in this week's episode!

Free: The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection

Free things are great. Free games are even better.

Until July 31st at 1PM Eastern, you can grab The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection for free – because why not! You don't need to have Origin installed, just an account. So, here's what to do:

Wowhead Weekly: Episode 3

Join Olivia and Perculia once again for Wowhead Weekly: Episode 3! The ladies discuss information surrounding World of Warcraft's latest build and talk about this week's Warlords of Draenor Twitter Beta Key Giveaway.

Alter Ego Adjustments

 In the upcoming August version update of Final Fantasy XI, the Trust initiative system will be seeing several adjustments and additions. Four new alter egos, including major storyline characters such as Klara and Crystal War-era Excenmille, will be added, increasing the already impressive repertoire of Trust companions adventurers have access to.

 Several revisions will also be introduced, including adjustments to stat parameters for Excenmille and Curilla, increasing the number of battlefields that alter egos can be summoned in, and much more!

Excited for these changes? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!