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Gaming Today Warcraft 3 Reforged launches this coming Tuesday

Warcraft 3 Reforged is a reworking of the original classic with new, 4K graphics, enhanced gameplay and engine upgrades, and it's due to drop very soon on Tuesday, the 28th of January.You can give the beta of multiplayer a try right now though, should you be impatient. The game will feature The Frozen Throne expansion too, along with the ability to create mo...

 

Gaming Today YouTube steals Activision Esports rights from Twitch

Activision Blizzard have confirmed they've signed a new, exclusive deal with YouTube for the rights to stream live all their esports events and content for Overwatch, Call of Duty, Hearthstone, and World of Warcraft.Twitch previously held exclusive rights in a two-year deal with the company outside of China, although that deal only covered Overwatch League....

 

Gaming Today James Buys Dead by Daylight, and other Gaming News

James is back with the latest gaming news, including Steam's Lunar New Year Sale, new games coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC, and the NHS suggesting loot boxes lead kids to gamble. Oh, and in-case he didn't mention it, James has also bought Dead by Daylight.

 

Gaming Today Ark: Genesis has been delayed until late February

Ark: Genesis, the next expansion for Ark: Survival Evolved has been delayed again, with a new release date slated for the 25th of February. It was originally slated for December last year, before being pushed back to January. The developers released a statement apologising for yet another delay, stating that there were still further issues with "polishing, b...

 

Gaming Today There's a Dishonored Tabletop RPG in the works

Dishonored is a very popular stealth game on the PC, with it's sequel also reaching acclaim, but it seems I'm not the only one who thought the game's world, setting and characters would translate well into a tabletop RPG game, as that's exactly what's happening.The game is being created by Modiphius Entertainment, who are also behind Fallout Wargame, another...

 

Gaming Today Could Titanfall's Harvesters appear in Apex Legends?

Regular players of Apex Legends might have noticed that some mysterious blue lights have appeared in the sky recently on World's Edge, and it's lead to some hot speculation as to what might be going on. It seems though that one theory has taken hold, and even has some circumstantial evidence, thanks to dataminers.Posting to Twitter, Shrugtal, a well known da...

 

Gaming Today Hideo Kojima to refocus on shorter episodic games

We had heard previously that Kojima Productions were looking to refocus somewhat following the release of Death Stranding, with Kojima stating he had a desire to transition into traditional cinema as well as continuing to develop games.The studio is now looking to change their focus from huge, AAA titles to developing smaller games alongside producing Manga....

 

Gaming Today Steam Lunar New Year Sale is underway

Valve often hold a special sale to celebrate the Lunar New Year, which this year will be the Year of the Rat. There'll be discounts on thousands of games, and a new night market will be introduced with even more deals to be had.Steam users will get a red envelope each day with tokens that they'll be able to use in the Night Market, which will offer for sale...

 

Fallout 76 More Fallout 76 Wastelanders screenshots released

Bethesda have released a lot of new details about the upcoming Wastelanders expansion for Fallout 76, which is set to bring NPC's to the game for the first time (officially, at least) - and it shows off the new branching dialogue system, as well as the locations that the Settlers and Raiders will inhabit.The settlers are former union workers from Washington...

 

Gaming Today A Plague Tale is coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC

Microsoft have confirmed that several new games are coming to Xbox Game Pass on PC in the coming weeks, including A Plague Tale: Innocence most excitingly for me, along with Gris, ScourgeBringer and Sea Salt.The service is growing it's library of available games apace currently, with new games being added frequently - just last week several other games, incl...

 

Gaming Today Valve confident Half-Life: Alyx will release on time

Half-Life: Alyx is due to release in a couple of months time, March 2020 to be exact (well, as we can be, there's no release day yet) - but this lack of solid confirmation so close to release day has lead to some speculation that Valve may miss their deadline.Valve has now confirmed however that this isn't likely, and that they are "confident" that the game...

 

Gaming Today Loot boxes causing kids to gamble according to NHS

The mental health director of the National Health Service in England, Claire Murdoch, has gone on record to state that she believes that loot boxes are pushing young people into gambling in later life.In a report published on the NHS website, she stated;Frankly no company should be setting kids up for addiction by teaching them to gamble on the content of th...

 

Gaming Today Ubisoft file lawsuit against Rainbow Six DDOS attackers

Ubisoft have filed a lawsuit against various individuals who were behind a coordinated DDoS (Denial of Service) attack against Rainbow Six Siege's servers causing the service to become disrupted.The suit was filed in the state of California, and states;Ubisoft seeks to stop an unscrupulous commercial group of hackers and profiteers dedicated to harming Ubiso...

 

Gaming Today The Top 8 Gaming Headsets Available in 2020

Continuing our gaming hardware series, we'll be looking at the top eight gaming headsets that money can buy in 2020. If you spend a lot of time playing multiplayer games or chatting to friends on Discord, then a decent headset is something you'll want to invest in.Don't make do with a cheap pair of earphones and a terrible microphone, our list features what...

 

Gaming Today Nintendo: Doom Eternal still coming to Switch

Nintendo have officially confirmed that Doom Eternal will still be coming to the Nintendo Switch when it launches later on this year.There were concerns that the platform may have been dropped, as both the game's developers and Nintendo themselves have gone quiet about the port - however, Nintendo have set the record straight in the latest Nintendo Newslette...