The Scrying Pool Comics: Town Clothes

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The Scrying Pool is a Guild Wars 2 column where I simply ask what if? Normally this is looking forward and what new features or story could come in a future update. For the first ever Scrying Pool Comic, I decided to take a look back at a system that was in Guild Wars 2, but was removed with the April 2014 Feature Pack.

Friday Update Arcade: Episode 4

Lindsay "geektr0n" Ferguson hosts ZAM's latest installment of Friday Update Arcade! Topics discussed are:

  • Blizzard announces that Project Titan is no more
  • League of Legends World Championship Series is underway
  • Steam pushes the "Discovery" update live
  • Curator pages are added to Steam
  • New games coming up!

Film Friday: Six New Trailers

Aren't Fridays the best? We think so. Here's six reasons why!

Introducing ZAM's Steam Curator Page

Most gamers love to play more than one genre, and the ZAM writing team is no different. We've created a curator page that you can follow on Steam to keep tabs on which games we're currently recommending. So far it has 30 diverse and fun games listed, and we'll continue to work on adding fresh recommendations to that list.

Far Cry 4: Lore & Trailer

We're only seven weeks away from the spectacle of Far Cry 4. In the meantime, Ubisoft is releasing a few more juicy bits about the game. Today, they've got a few hundred words on the lore of Pagan Min, and a trailer he's narrated. It's quite a nice prologue to read. The trailer's good too.

Outland: Out Monday!

Outland was originally released three years ago on XBL and PSN. Developed by Housemarque (RESOGUN) and published by Ubisoft, the tribal platformer got good reviews. And now, Outland is finally coming to PC this Monday!

Does it stand up to current platformers?

Trove Enters Closed Beta

Yesterday, Trove entered its closed beta stage, with access granted to all supporters who have purchased a $5 or higher credit pack. The closed beta will feature more of everything—classes, monsters, quests, biomes, and activities.

Shu Coming to PlayStation Consoles in 2015

The 2D side-scrolling platformer, Shu, will launch on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PS Vita by the middle of 2015. The game, jointly developed by Coatsink and Secret Lunch, was originally intended to only be available on the PC but later expanded its efforts to include the PlayStation family of consoles as well.

Stormthrone: Aeos Rising Teaser Site Unveiled

Stormthrone: Aeos Rising is an upcoming F2P browser-based experience by R2Games, styled in the tradition of MMORPG classics. Choose from six unique classes and discover the world of Aeos – the final battle is near, and only heroes will survive! Sign up for the Stormthrone newsletter on the official site and be among the first to play in the alpha.

SOE Joins the Extra Life Event

On October 25th, the team at Sony Online Entertainment is joining forces with thousands of gamers across the globe to help raise funds for Extra-Life's annual 24-hour gaming marathon. With the help of the gaming community, SOE's goal is to raise $50,000 for the Children's Miracle Network charity. Those wanting to help out can do so in one of two ways:

Read more about the event on the official site!