World of Warcraft’s continuing loss of subscribers causes Activision Blizzard to cut 600 jobs

Despite the fact that lately everyone says that World of Warcraft is finally reached its peak and going through a neverending downfall, there has not been any proof to actually support that statement.  Well, until now. Activision Blizzard, the largest U.S. video game publishers announced on Wednesday that it was cutting 600 jobs globally from their internet game development unit, primarily "World of Warcraft". The layoffs will not have an … [Read more...]

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning first DLC grows the game world by 15%

It seems like most DLC packs these days are hardly worth the price; and when it is, it's because it's a $5 map pack or a $5 multi-hour questline.   EA plans to release the first DLC for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, called Kingdoms of Amalur: The Legend of Dead Kel on March 20th for PS3, XBox 360 and PC, and it's going to be a doozy. The new story-driven expansion pack introduces players to the gigantic continent of Gallow's End, and adds 15% … [Read more...]

Assassins Creed 3 Revealed and Dated

Ubisoft officially revealed Assassins Creed 3 today, thus confirming the wide speculation that the new installment in the Assassin's Creed franchise is already in development.  It gets even better to, as they've already released their target date: October 30th of this year. "We will push the title a lot because it's a fantastic product that the team has been working for three years," said Ubisoft Chief Executive Officer Yves Guillemot. "What … [Read more...]

Diablo III targetting Q2 2012 launch

Fan favorite (lol) Bobby Kotick revealed today (alongside Call of Duty franchise plans) that Activision Blizzard is aiming for a Q2 launch for Diablo 3. Furthermore they also revealed a global press event in March regarding World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, and the desire to take a more active role in 2012 in eSports regarding StarCraft II. What do you guys think?  Will it see a Q2 2012 launch, and if so will you be picking it up? … [Read more...]