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OP News - 07/05/2017 Fortnight Edition

STEAM TRADING CHANGESSteam made the announcement, earlier this week, that changes were being made to its gifting process. Essentially, it boiled down to a few key points. Gifts could no longer be stored in your personal inventory for later use, only sent to a specified friend, either immediately or on a delay. Declined gifts are refunded rather than being returned to your inventory. New cross-country gifting rules ensures the title sent to your friend will work on their account, although gifting from countries which have a large price difference results in gifting being disabled. And the alterations were immediate but not

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Roger the Kangaroo removed from Tekken due to animal activists

That's right; Roger the video game character was taken from Tekken as a result of people worrying about real life Kangaroos.Now look, I love animals as much as the next guy, probably more. But we are not talking about real animals here in this article, we are talking about a fake animated video character in a game.The reports say that some video of a real person punching a Kangaroo was found and suddenly seeing Roger created some kind of post-video-watching-traumatic-disorder. Regardless if the human in the video was defending it's dog or not, let's talk about the decision of censoring a

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OP News - 23/04/2017 Edition

Esports Introduced into Athletic CompetitionThe 2022 Asian Games has revealed that esports will be represented alongside mainstream, athletic, events. Whether you believe esports is worth your time or not there is no denying the explosive uptake in competitive gaming. The actual games that will be contested is yet to be revealed, but the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, held in September, will be the first event showcasing FIFA 2017, MOBA and RTA style games.New Twitch ServicesTwitch.tv has announced two new features for their services this week.First, channel subscriptions are to offer $9.99 and $24.99 tiers alongside the existing subscription price.

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Original StarCraft is now free

The cult strategy game from 1998 has received a new update that improves compatibility with current operating systems and has become free until further notice.In the middle of the year the original StarCraft from 1998 will experience its Remastered edition of which will benefit those who do not plan to buy it.  So, when the Remastered edition comes out the original game will be free - forever.The original StarCraft bundled with the Brood War expansion is now available free of charge in versions for PC and Mac. You can download it on this link and without problems play on current operating

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OP News - 16/04/2017 Edition

Battlefront 2 revealIt's Star Wars celebration and, alongside the first airing of the new The Last Yedi teaser trailer, we got details of EA's newest title Battlefront 2This time around a story mode is included, featuring a host of characters from the 30 year Franchise,  as well as the usual multiplayer mayhem. Release date is set for November 17th on PS4, Xbox One and PC. More details can be found on the Official SiteBandai Namco's New TitleNot much is known about this one. A mysterious teaser of a new project and the hashtag "Prepare to Dine" is about it.Elements of the