This Week in Gaming

Release Date for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

At Blizzcon 2017, Blizzard announced an expansion for World of Warcraft and now it has a release date confirmed for August 14, 2018. The primary changes happening in the expansion are going to be new races, zones, and raids. A couple of the six new races include Highmountain Tauren and the Nightborne. The new capital has 3 new zones: Kul’Tiras is home to Stormsong Valley, Tiragarde Sound, and Drustvar. Zandalar, the troll dominated territory includes Vol’dun, Nazmir, and Zuldazar.

Not much is known about the raids in the new expansion so only one new raid has been confirmed: Uldir, Halls of Control which will include 8 bosses and a fight against Queen Azshara. Take a look at the link below for a sneak peek at the Battle for Azeroth expansion!


Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Coming to PlayStation VR

PlayStation VR owners will now be able to experience all the schwifty gameplay that comes with Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality. Previously, Virtual Rick-ality was only available to PC gamers but now it seems that console gamers will now be able to experience the VR game and they didn’t even need the aid of a Meeseeks. The jump to VR was announced by Adult Swim via Twitter. The game was developed for PC by Owlchemy Labs and was then ported over to the PlayStation 4. The game is available in the PSN store or Steam for PC gamers.


Street Fighter Board Game Surpasses Kickstarter Goal

In the ongoing trend of video games being adapted into board games, Street Fighter: The Miniatures Game. The game annihilated its Kickstarter goal of $400,000 by almost double. The game is a hybrid of miniatures and a board game. But how exactly does one play a 2D fighter as a board game? The Kickstarter page states “… This system allows 2 to 6 players to simulate fights across Street Fighter’s iconic roster by controlling their favorite characters, playing cards and rolling dice from their specific 40-card Battle Decks!” Are you excited about the Street Fighter boardgame? Let us know!