Diablo III PVP Update

Well it looks like the Diablo III PvP has been delayed for a indeterminate amount of time. After 7 months it was definitely feeling like something was up  with it.

Hey everyone,

The development team has been working really hard on the features, content, and systems for PvP in Diablo III and I wanted to take some time to give an update on where were at.

Of course, our goal has been to release our Team Deathmatch mode as soon as possible, but we dont want to put anything out there before its ready. Right now, Team Deathmatch isnt yet where we want it to be, so I want to provide some insight into where we are at in the development process.

via Diablo III PvP Update – Diablo III.

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, with it being the end of the school semester. I’ll be jumping back on the daily news train soon.

I would like to say, however, the terrible event of last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School is something that irks all of us. Remember, this isn’t about whether or not violence in games caused this tragedy, nor is it about whether we need more gun control or not. Take a moment to look at where you are right now, and make sure you’re not living in regret.

This awful tragedy is something we must learn from, and that starts with yourself. Take time to think before you act.

To those who lost their lives last week – Rest in Peace

A new trailer was shown at the VGAs for a mysterious and lightly discussed title called “The Phantom Pain.” Is this just Kojima messing with us? The evidence is there.

The trailer:

The Phantom Pain by milkandmolasses

The Evidence:

The Logo is hidden –

Volgin? –
Following the words “Open your eyes” Volgin appears?

Moby Dick Studios is Konami in disguise? –

Joakim (creator of Moby Dick Studios) is an anagram of Kojima?

>Check out even more evidence on the Neogaf here<

This is a personal favorite of mine, since Dark Souls and Demon’s Souls are two of my favorite games to ever exist!

Dark Souls 2 'Debut Trailer' – VGA 2012 by soapgoat

Apparently the story revolves around a new character as well as a brand new storyline. From Software reassured us the game will be the good old hard as sh*t game we all know and love. They also mentioned that the multiplayer will be server-based this time around. Excellent!

More on Dark Souls II when the time arises.

The Playstation 3 exclusive Journey is an amazing game, in fact, it’s a Game of the Year nominee from many sources. One thing I wasn’t expecting, however, was the soundtrack being nominated for a Grammy award. This is a huge step for gaming, because we have never before had a video game nominated for a Grammy award. Thatgamecompany should be proud of this honor, and we should all take a look at how this demonstrates how gaming is truly gaining momentum in the world outside of our community.

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Well, it’s not really a delay, but Iwata confirmed in a Nintendo Direct that Pikmin 3 will be released during Second Quarter (April-June). We were previously told it would be the Wii U “Launch Window” which goes until the end of March, but is now officially delayed.

That’s a huge bummer for Wii U owners because Pikmin 3 will be the first really big first party title. This is the first Nintendo console that has shipped without a huge first party game. New Super Mario U is cool and all, but it isn’t the true next gen Mario game we’re waiting for. Or at least, it’s not the one I’m waiting for.

When we get the official date, you can bet you’ll see it here.