Monthly Archive: August 2018

NBA 2K19, ‘Prelude’ chapter

NBA 2K19 has released the Prelude – the first chapter of NBA 2K19’s MyCAREER mode. Featuring performances by actors Anthony Mackie (Avengers, Altered Carbon), Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense, Silicon Valley), Michael Rapaport (Atypical, White Famous), Aldis Hodge (Straight Outta Compton, Hidden Figures), Rob Huebel (Transparent, Bob’s Burgers) and more. The Prelude begins with you at the center of the experience of...

Razer’s new headset, keyboard and mouse combo sets

Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, announced three best-in-class products at PAX West and IFA: the Razer Kraken Tournament Edition headset, the BlackWidow Elite keyboard and the Razer Mamba Wireless mouse. Forged for esports athletes, these three new peripherals further solidify Team Razer’s place at the top of the leaderboards. Razer Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan said: “Since...

FACEIT London Major 2018, Day One ‘Challengers’ Stage Matchups

FACEIT is pleased to reveal the first round of matchups set to take place on day one of the Challengers stage of the FACEIT London Major. The first day of the tournament will see an exhilarating roster of high stakes matches, including Virtus.pro vs. NiP and Team Liquid vs. OpTic, as well as CS:GO trailblazers Astralis going up against compLexity....

FACEIT London Major 2018, “Talent roster” revealed

FACEIT is pleased to reveal the stellar CS:GO talent lineup set to narrate the FACEIT London Major this September. The full list of talent includes some of the biggest names in CS:GO, who will offer play-by-play commentary and expert analysis as the best CS:GO teams in the world battle it out to become this year’s Major Champions. The FACEIT London...

Rocket League, ‘Progression’ update

The Progression Update for Rocket League is now rolling out all platforms! The update features a revamped progression system that retools in-game XP and a new ‘Clubs’ feature that allows players to organize and compete as a proper team. The Progression Update includes: New Level Progression – An entirely new system that will remove the current level cap and and...

Call of Duty: WWII, ‘Shadow War’ DLC

Prepare for epic covert missions across Europe and North Africa starting today in Call of Duty®: WWII – Shadow War, available now, first on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. In the fourth DLC Pack for Call of Duty: WWII, players will encounter three new multiplayer maps: Airship, Excavation and Chancellery, uncover the secrets of a classified Nazi weapons facility in an...

Turtle Beach’s Elite Pro 2 + SuperAmp Gaming Audio System

Turtle Beach  unveiled the Elite Pro™ 2 + SuperAmp™ Pro Performance Gaming Audio Systems for Xbox One and PlayStation®4. The eagerly anticipated successors to 2016’s innovative and groundbreaking Elite Pro Tournament Gaming Headset have arrived. Developed in collaboration with top pro esports teams such as OpTic Gaming, Splyce, and the Houston Outlaws, the Elite Pro 2 + SuperAmp is the...

Thrustmaster’s first Scuderia Ferrari gaming headset

Like a flash of late-summer lightning with a very recognizable signature red hue, Thrustmaster has revealed its first Scuderia Ferrari gaming headset: the T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari Edition. The best things in life are worth waiting for. This meticulously crafted headset will delight fans of the Scuderia Ferrari F1 team as well as racing fans and players who also want to...

World of Tanks: Mercenaries, New Content Update on Consoles

Award-winning online game developer and publisher Wargaming.net is thrilled to announce that its massively multiplayer tank battle game World of Tanks: Mercenaries has reached a landmark 17 million registered players worldwide. To celebrate all those who have bravely entered the battlefield, Wargaming has today rolled out the latest Mercenaries game update globally on Xbox consoles and PlayStation 4. Mercenaries Update...

Sound BlasterX G6, high-resolution gaming DAC amp & USB sound card

Creative today announced the Sound BlasterX G6, the latest flagship addition to the Sound BlasterX G-series of Gaming Amps and USB Sound Cards. The Sound BlasterX G6 builds on the success of its predecessor the Sound Blaster G5-with significant specification enhancements added that makes it unrivalled in its class. The Sound BlasterX G6 is a high-resolution gaming DAC amp and...

Nintendo at PAX West

Some of the most anticipated Nintendo Switch games of the upcoming holiday season are coming to this year’s PAX West expo in Seattle from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3. Games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Super Mario Party, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! will join Diablo III: Eternal Collection from Blizzard Entertainment, Starlink: Battle for Atlasfrom Ubisoft and DRAGON BALL FighterZ from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment as playable games in Nintendo’s...

The Overwatch League and Twitter sign new streaming deal

The Overwatch LeagueTM and Twitter announced a new multiyear deal to bring highlights and livestream content to the platform, continuing with the Overwatch League All-Star Weekend, happening Aug. 25–26 at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles. The collaboration breaks new ground in creative programming and video-on-demand content. Overwatch League All-Star Weekend With the Overwatch League All-Star Weekend taking place this Saturday and Sunday,...

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, “Fastest-selling WoW expansion ever

When the Battle for Azeroth™ erupted worldwide last week, champions of the Alliance and the Horde around the globe were called upon to fight for their faction. Heroes everywhere turned out in force, and Blizzard Entertainment today announced that as of Battle for Azeroth’s first full day of launch on August 14, more than 3.4 million units of the latest World of Warcraft® expansion had...

2018 Pokémon World Championships, TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX cards unveiled

at the Pokémon World Championships, The Pokémon Company unveiled new, game-changing cards for the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG): TAG TEAM Pokémon-GX, the next evolution of Pokémon-GX. Taking the stage at the most prestigious Pokémon TCG event of the year, The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara announced that TAG TEAM cards will feature pairs of Pokémon of the same type,...

F1 2018 is out

Players around the world can now ‘Make Headlines’ in the world’s most prestigious motorsport as F1 2018, the official videogame of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, launches onto the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC. Launched to critical acclaim, F1 2018 is the most complete...