Third Age of Empires 2 expansion announced

Age of Empires 2 just keeps on going – the people behind the HD version of the real-time strategy game have just announced a third official expansion.

Age of Empires 2 HD: Rise of the Rajas comes out on 19 December – that’s over 17 years after the original Age of Empires 2 came out on PC.

Rise of the Rajas is set in southeast Asia and includes four new civs (Burmese; Khmer; Malay; and Vietnamese), four new, fully-voiced campaigns, and new units, such as the Battle Elephant.

There’s a new Titanfall game coming to South Korea

EA recently said that it was , despite Respawn’s sequel , but this brand expansion may not be what some of us had in mind as the publisher recently revealed the Asia specific Titanfall Online.

As reported by , this spin-off is a joint effort between Respawn, EA, and Nexon. It appears to be a free-to-play affair and it will premiere in South Korea for a “Frontier Test” from 15th-21st December.

There’s no word on an international release, and based on the footage below, it appears to be based more on the first Titanfall than its sequel. It’s also noticeably less pretty.

Final Fantasy 15 worldwide launch makes it series’ fastest-selling game

Boy band RPG Final Fantasy 15 sold more than 5m copies on its launch day.

Square Enix trumpeted its sales success with word the game also qualified as the long-lived franchise’s fastest-selling instalment – although this is largely due to it also being the series’ first simultaneous global release.

FF15 also wins the crown for the most digital downloads of any game on day of release in Japan, and the biggest release ever in Asia outside Japan.

He’s done it! He’s reached level 1800 in Overwatch

He’s done it! before anyone else has done it. He’s unlocked the golden portrait frame with five golden stars. It’s the final portrait frame in the game.

He is better known by his alias Tazzerk. I spoke to him in September when he had reached level 1000, again before anyone else. He told me 1800 was his goal and by jove he’s a man of his word. He announced his achievement on Twitter.

There have been sightings of Overwatch accounts at higher levels in Asia but Maxime believes they are played by multiple people. It’s implausible anyone could spend more than the 16-17 hours a day playing Overwatch he does, he believes. Someone could be slightly ahead, or close behind, but far in advance? Nope, he’s not buying it.