When it comes to just a scant half-hour of game time or the chance to sit down for some de-stressing, unpressured gameplay, Kingdom: New Lands is precisely the right side of difficult; presenting enough challenge to keep me playing time and time again while remaining comfortingly ever-enjoyable and straightforward.
Massively multiplayer space exploration, combat and trading game, Star Citizen, will be free-to-play for eight days from 23 November to 30 November.
The League of Legends global contract database has revealed that Barney “Alphari” Morris has signed a two-year deal with Origen, which is set to run until November 17th, 2020.
League of Legends eSports team HLE has bolstered their squad with the acquisition of Kim “SoHwan” Jun-yeong and Park “Thal” Kwon-hyuk. To match these two new signings, Hnawha Life Esports have also secured new contract renewals for star players Gwon “Sangyoon” Sang-yun, Kim “Lava” Tae-hoon and Kim “Key” Han-gi.
Esports continues to be a growing phenomenon on a global scale, but not many could have predicted that it would have had the magnitude to have its own town. However, the Chinese city of Hangzhou has now made this a reality, opening an eSports town earlier this month.
The last couple of years have been a very busy period when it comes to fighting games and the fighting game community (FGC). Whether you’re a champion, competitor, or casual fan, now might be the best time yet to start dipping your feet into the water of fighting games.
Entitled “Visions”, it promises to add an array of exotic new worlds and biomes to discover and explore, procedural crashed freighters to plunder, ancient fossilised creatures to excavate, improved weather and atmospheric systems (hello, rainbows) and globally synchronised community events, enabling players to combine their efforts to unlock unique item sets.
A new startup, UK eSports Events, is all set to host and run their first lan event early in 2019 with a prize pool £500 along with some other goodies. UK eSports Events first step into the lan tournament scene takes place on Sunday 3rd of February in Leicester and comes as a CounterStrike: Global Offensive exclusive with eight teams competing.
Jim Vessella, producer at EA, has announced the remastering of the real-time-strategy (RTS) classics in a Reddit post. He also confirmed that the expansion packs – Covert Ops, Counterstrike and Aftermath – will all be included in the remastered release with no microtransactions. Vessella went on to say that EA “will also be partnering with Lemon Sky Studios to help bring these original games to 4k glory”.
When it comes to the creation of unique, difficult and overwhelmingly addictive strategy games, you don’t have to look any further than industry phenomenon Subset Games. With their first hit, FTL: Faster than Light making a splash on release, there was no doubt that their next title would be just as challenging; with its own unique twist on the genre.