As video games often have settings, characters, and plots, they have often become the basis for Hollywood movies. However, a lot of film adaptations of video games have been rated unfavorably and the adaptations often fail at the box office too even when they already have a large number of video game fans waiting out there. Now that 2013 is almost coming to an end, let's give a look ahead at the four upcoming film adaptations of video games that will hit cinemas in 2014 and record the release dates if necessary.
There’s been a lot of discussion on how to make enough gold to buy packs in Hearthstone. The ways to earn gold are various, such as entering the arena, fulfilling the quests. However, the most important way to earn gold quickly is quests and dailies. The achievement system is much more like quests in World of Warcraft. There are both repeatable and non-repeatable quests in Hearthstone, and each kind of quest comes with its own reward.
The Korean game Expo known as G-Star 2013 formally started on November 14 in Busan. Dota 2, published by Nexon in Korea and entered open beta officially on October 25, 2013, is one the hottest games in G-Star 2013. Today we present you the fiery Dota 2 cosplay by Spiral Cats Team in Nexon booth. Thanks leeys2714 for the awesome pictures. You can see more interesting news in his Blog.
A Chinese player StevenLuo made a World of Warcraft RTS: Alliance and Horde based on StarCraft 2. And he posted it on the biggest Chinese WoW forum 艾泽拉斯国家地理.
The Dota 2 scene is packed with countless of young and talented players, but unfortunately, only a few of them have the chance to play professionally and make it a career. This is the case of Alliance’s Henrik "AdmiralBulldog" Ahnberg who was unknown by the community a little more than one year ago. However, today, he is one of the most successful players in the world, and one of the five players who can claim having won the biggest event ever hosted in the eSports history, The International.
Today at ChinaJoy 2013, the biggest gaming and digital entertainment expo in China, a Great War took place - one side was staff from Kongzhong Corporation, the publisher of Guild Wars 2 in China and the other side was ArenaNet, developer of Guild Wars 2.
In Heroes of the Storm, each hero offers different strengths and weaknesses depending on their role. Warriors such as Diablo can dive right into a melee, soaking up damage and dealing it back. Assassins like Kerrigan deal tremendous damage and can pick off unsuspecting enemies, but must choose their battles carefully, as they can dish more than they can take. Support heroes like Uther can swing the tide of battle, assisting with healing, buffs, or other abilities to manipulate the battle in the favor of allies. Other types include the siege and commander heroes, which are more specialized roles that bring different strengths as you build a team.
Though PAX East is not a large-scale cosplay convention as Comic-Con, to our surprise, there are many outstanding cosplays appearing at this year's PAX East. These cosplayers, most of them are gamers, they attend PAX cosplaying as their favourite game characters ranging from Assassin's Creed to Mass Effect to celebrate this festival which is prepared for fans of games. Here I'll show you some photos of cosplay captured by 2P's journalist, have fun!
The "Lightning Strikes Twice in Eorzea" event has ended, I actually had fun, and this reminded me of what Naoki Yoshida, the director of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn(FFXIV: ARR) said, "If our players would like to see that, we can try to add special features from the other games in Final Fantasy series."
Today we are lucky to have the opportunity to interview Greg Street, also known as Ghostcrawler, the Chief System Designer of World of Warcraft. He confirmed to us that the story of WoW will come back to Azeroth.