Blizzard removing fee to change gender in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

Character customization is a major initiative for Blizzard in World of Warcraft’s upcoming expansion, Shadowlands. But Blizzard is also changing some fundamental customization systems, most notably the ability to change your gender for free and at will. In modern World of Warcraft, players interested in changing their character’s gender need to purchase a $15 appearance change on the Blizzard store. […]

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Flight Simulator 2020 Beta Coming This Month

The ongoing coronavirus has grounded many a vacation plan this summer, but you can still jet-set your way around the world virtually. Microsoft’s Flight Simulator 2020 is going to enter a closed beta later this month, letting you test your realistic piloting skills. A development update on the Flight Simulator site announced that the closed beta will begin on July […]

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Get A 128 GB Oculus Quest At Amazon

Oculus’s headsets are two of the best out there, and if you’re looking for one to play Half-Life: Alyx, you should probably pick up a Quest right now. Both the 128 GB and 64 GB Oculus Quest is currently in stock at Amazon, though neither will ship for a one or two months. Otherwise, it’s proving difficult to get. Considering […]

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Half-Life 3 Was Nearly A Procedurally-Generated Rogue-Lite

Since the release of Half-Life 2: Episode 2 in 2007, Valve has gone through multiple iterations of a potential Half-Life 3. One such idea would’ve turned the game into a replayable rogue-lite of sorts, after the success of the Left 4 Dead franchise. The idea, detailed in Geoff Keighley’s Final Hours of Half-Life: Alyx, was in development during 2013 and […]

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