Games Corner 24/05/15

It's nearly the end of May, which means E3 is right around the corner! While we wait, here is some news.


Destiny Expansion is out, players actually like it

After the relative 'meh' reaction players gave Destiny's first expansion The Dark Below, House of Wolves has been a breath of fresh air into the $500 million franchise.

The new expansion opens up The Reef, adding in new story missions, a new strike and a new place for the community to gather and chill out. There is also plenty of new gear to find, a new level cap to hit and new secrets aplenty for gamers to hunt down. So much new!

Read more:
Destiny Just Got A Hell Of A Lot Better
Destiny's New Secret Area Is Very Exclusive
Destiny's Newest Helmet Is An Instant Boss-Killer


VR is going to be in our homes next year

While we already knew that Oculus is planning it's release party to be next year, reports are saying that Sony's Morpheus VR headset is also slated for a mid year consumer release in 2016.

Actual info has been pretty scant when it comes to the Morpheus, so it'll be interesting to see if this device actually does see a worldwide release. Given the recommended specs of a PC needed to run the Oculus, will the PS4 even be able to cope with VR? Only time will tell.

Read more: Report: Project Morpheus Coming June 2016


Bowser is the new Vice President of sales in the US

Yes, you did read that right - Doug Bowser, ex EA employee, has teamed up with Nintendo to sell you Mario games and merchandise.

While princesses go hide in other castles and plumbers everywhere start growing out their mustaches, reports say he keeps a special lever in his office that has a DO NOT TOUCH sign perched above it. If you find a way to run under him while he tries to jump on you and you do manage to touch it, let me know what happens.

Read more: Nintendo Hires Doug Bowser as VP of Sales


Other stories on the web worth reading

For Two Years, The Kanye West RPG Has Been Hiding A Disturbing Secret
A fascinating secret is found in a game 2 years later, and no one really knows what it means. If you haven't played the game, you can check it out for free here.

The People Who Still Play World Of Warcraft Like It's 2006
A cool story about people who play(ed) on WoW private servers. A great read for anyone who's ever been deep into any MMO.

Minecraft Turned My Child Into A Monster
A hilarious parody piece of a ridiculous article that popped up this week.


New game releases & DLC

Witcher 3 - PC/PS4/Xbox One
The RPG that will be in many a players game of the year list for 2015. A fantastically huge game that will keep you busy for weeks/months, with every second being worth your time.

Destiny: House of Wolves DLC - PS4/Xbox One/PS3/Xbox 360
The next best thing since vanilla Destiny.

Life is Strange: Episode 3 - PC/PS4/Xbox One/PS3/Xbox 360
The next episode of the intriguing series in which a girl can rewind time and fix her mistakes.

Puzzles & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros Edition - 3DS
The perfect blend of mobile puzzle gaming and classic RPG. Has been out for a little while in AU, but is out in the US this week. It's worth your time if you have a 3DS.