Blizzard have today revealed that the Lazy Peon, made famous inWorld of Warcraft, will be making an appearance in Heroes of the Storm at some point in the future. What might come as a surprise to many is not only that this character will be entering the Nexus, but that his role will be a Specialist.
Blade and Soul developer NCSoft are facing a fresh lawsuit this morning after plaintiff, Mark Bright, filed with California Criminal Court. Bright is seeking damages due to the continued “psychological trauma” caused by Blade and Soul and specifically, the Summoner class.
In an unexpected move, PETA today lodged an official complaint against developer, Studio Wildcard and their game, Ark: Survival Evolved. In what some are describing as the first steps to legal action, PETA is insisting that not only does Ark promote violence towards animals, but that the suffering of dinosaurs is unacceptable in any modern society.
With popularity comes exposure and in our society, that often means lawsuits. Blizzard Entertainment, the development behemoth behind such games as World of Warcraft, Starcraft II and Hearthstone is no stranger to lawsuits, in fact, they sit on both sides of the litigation table more often than you might think.
At the start of last week I had the good fortune of sitting down with Chris Roberts to talk about Star Citizen. Although I’ve been critical of the game in the past, it’s a rare opportunity to talk face to face with an industry veteran. While that interview is still under embargo until next week, Chris has been kind enough to allow us to reveal one specific area that they hope will not only increase the publicity surrounding the game, but secure additional backers.