Earlier today, a NeoGAF user discovered that publisher Bethesda Softworks had trademarked something called Fallout: Shadow of Boston in Germany, and the gaming press rushed to spread the word. “Shadow of Boston” was even trending on Twitter this afternoon. Continue reading
UPDATE 16:20 EST: Bethesda Softworks has indicated that this filing is a fake. See our post for details.
A trademark application has been filed in Germany for the brand “Fallout: Shadow of Boston” by Bethesda Softworks, publisher of the Fallout games since 2008’s Fallout 3. Continue reading
As promised in September, the City of Alamagordo has placed the 80s-era Atari cartridges unearthed by the documentary Atari: Game Over up for sale on eBay. Continue reading
BlizzCon 2014 kicks off on Friday, 7 November, with opening ceremonies set to start at 2 PM EST. While there’s no chance to be there in person if you don’t already possess a ticket, virtual tickets are still available from Blizzard Entertainment. Continue reading
Seeking to address a console-disabling bug in the 2.00 firmware update for PlayStation 4, Sony is currently rolling out Update 2.01 to device owners via PlayStation Network. Continue reading
In 2013, Rockstar Games published a page on their website last year to warn fans about scams claiming to grant access to a fake Grand Theft Auto V beta testing program in order to phish for user data. The publisher reminded their fans and followers today of this fact as such scams have ramped up ahead of the November release of the remastered editions of the game. Continue reading
Square Enix’s 2010 RPG Final Fantasy XIII launched today for Windows PC via Steam, but all is not well in Cocoon. The PC port offers precious little in the way of configuration options, and defaults to some anemic settings compared to what PC gamers expect in a modern game. Continue reading
The gameplay systems patch that will prepare Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft for next month’s Warlords of Draenor expansion is set to release on 14 October 2014. Patch 6.0.2, entitled “The Iron Tide,” will feature class ability updates, gameplay adjustments, and new content to usher in the expansion’s tone and story. Continue reading
It’s officially a month since Activision and Bungie launched Destiny, and we have a clan ready for brave Hammer Guardians to work together to defend Earth and push back the Darkness! Bungie saw fit to leave clan management features out of the game itself, however, and some have expressed confusion about how to join up and wear the [HG] tag with pride. Today, we show you how it’s done. Continue reading
Developer 4J Studios announced that the PlayStation Vita port of Mojang AB’s Minecraft will launch in Europe on the Sony handheld on 15 October. No North American release dat has been confirmed.