The Battle For StarCraft II on Edge Magazine
discusses the controversial state of Blizzard's real-time strategy sequel in South Korea, where the broadcast rights to e-sports matches have been a bone of contention. The article discusses how take-up of the game in Korea has been slow as a result, and why that situation may be changing. Thanks Mike Martinez.
A new patch is now available for FIA World Rally Championship
updating the racing game to version 1.01. The download can be found on AtomicGamer
, The Patches Scrolls
, and WorthPlaying
. The change list follows. Continue here to read the full story
The Star Ruler Website
now offers a new version 220.127.116.11 patch for the space strategy game and a subsequent version 18.104.22.168 hotfix, saying the Steam edition should already be up-to-date, which is reflected by Steam News
. The patch is mirrored on The Patches Scrolls
, as is the hotfix
. Here is the Changelog
is once again offering lifetime subscriptions, an interesting move since Cryptic's superhero MMORPG is soon going free-to-play
. In outlining the perks of this $299.00 lifetime commitment, they say: "When Champions Online goes Free-to-Play
, Lifetime Subscribers will receive all the benefits of Gold Members
in perpetuity." Thanks Massively
The Star Wars: The Old Republic Website
has a new trailer and update on crew skills in the upcoming Star Wars MMORPG. Word is: "The Crew Skills system allows you to take advantage of everything the galaxy has to offer without getting in the way of your adventure! You’ll assign your crew of companions to gather resources, craft useful and valuable items, and even to undertake their own missions, bringing you and the rest of the crew a variety of benefits and rewards. Crew skills keep you in the action while you take advantage of all the galaxy has to offer."
The Hexen: Edge of Chaos Website
now offers the debut release of the Hexen: Edge of Chaos
modification for DOOM 3, offering a modernized take on the original Hexen, Raven's game that used the DOOM engine to create a fantasy-themed action game. The mod is Linux and Windows compatible, and requires DOOM 3 version 1.3.1 to play. The team behind the project have plans for additional content, and are recruiting new participants.
"On November 13, Felix Unger was asked to remove himself from his place of residence. That request came from his wife. Deep down, he knew she was right, but he also knew that someday, he would return to her. With nowhere else to go, he appeared at the home of his childhood friend, Oscar Madison. Sometime earlier, Madison's wife had thrown him out, requesting that he never return. Can two divorced men share an apartment without driving each other crazy?"