The Torchlight II Website
has one of those announcements of an upcoming announcement, saying they will unveil a release date for the action/RPG sequel on Friday at PAX Prime. They say the announcement will come in the morning, and that they will be giving show attendees the chance to play the game, and will also be participating in a panel on the future of PC gaming and holding a Torchlight II
cosplay contest. Thanks Mr. Tact.
As noted on GuildWars2.com
, head-start access to Guild Wars 2
is now underway, allowing preorder customers to get underway in ArenaNet's MMORPG sequel. There have been some glitches in the process, and the Guild Wars 2 Twitter Feed
has answers to questions from users about how to deal with various issues, and notes that the Trading Post is down at the moment, and there's currently no ETA for when it will return. Thanks John.
SOE is currently allowing beta access to PlanetSide 2
to anyone with a beta key the MMOFPS sequel. This tweet from John Smedley
makes this clear: "I have good news - we are also letting in all the priority keys including Twitter and the ones we gave out at E3. This lets in everyone." Thanks Matthew.
The Darksiders II Website
has details on plans to address some player requests in patches for Darksiders II
). Here's word on what's in store for the PC edition of Vigil Games' action/RPG:
We are working on fixes for a number of bugs which can potentially block progression that have come to our attention, while also exploring adding additional features you have been asking for. This work includes vsync updates, improved shadow map resolution, X-axis options and additional keyboard mapping options (amongst other community requests). We hope to roll out a number of patches to address these issues in the weeks to come.
We had a ridiculous experience this morning at Dunkin Donuts where MrsBlue and I were indulging our desire for some of their hash browns. This began with an inordinate wait with no one in front of us, followed by someone who couldn't take our order because she only takes drink orders, capped off by a "cook" who thought it was fine to just make a pile out of our hash browns rather than spread them out so their convection/microwave dealie could perform its magic, resulting a mix of scalding a frozen food, sometimes in the same bite. We have always had great experiences there, and never thought to compliment anyone, but this time around it only took us seconds to figure out how to complain, as they have an online feedback system outlined on their receipt. Oh well, they asked...