Artifact is Valve's TCG that was so dreadful at launch the company had to work for almost two years in order to fix all that's wrong with it and call it "Artifact 2.0".
Valve make Artifact free for all as they pull the plug on development
Valve's troubled trading-card game Artifact looks like it will be put out of its misery soon enough, as the dev announced there will be no more work done on the game.
Artifact 2.0 beta test invites starting soon for some players
Valve released a blog post detailing some of their progress with the testing of the attempt to revitalise Artifact and mentioned that some players interested in participating in beta will get invites next week.
Artifact is getting singleplayer
Valve's attempt at a Dota 2 inspired TCG, Artifact, released to abysmal reception and now the devs are trying to revive it. One of the highlights is the addition of a singleplayer campaign.
Dota Underlords hits 179K players 24 hours after it launched
It may not be Half-Life 3, but Valve's new game Dota Underlords is off to a great start. Having ripped through Artifact's all-time concurrent player record in mere hours since launch, Dota Underlords currently has 179 thousand players.
Twitch sue users for streaming porn under Artifact directory
Streaming giant Twitch have filed a lawsuit against unknown streamers who were streaming porn, copyright material and violent content under the Artifact directory. At the moment the company don't know the identities of these streamers.
Valve halt Artifact updates until they figure out how to fix it
Valve have finally admitted they messed up with Artifact and now they are working to fix the game but it will apparently take some time as the issues are deep-rooted, according to an official blog post on the Steam Community page.
Valve's TCG Artifact has lost a staggering 94,5% players
Late 2018 was filled with rocky game launches, anti-consumer practices and overall bad play experience. Artifact seems to have been one of those games and players apparently had enough of this treatment, as 94,5 per cent deserted the game.
Valve nerf Artifact's Axe card, offer a partial refund to players
Valve have revealed update notes that include a nerf to Axe, the card that was the most powerful and the most expensive one on the roster. They offered a refund that may not cover the price some players paid, in some cases not even a half.
Artifact's Axe card ends up more expensive than the entire game
It would be foolish to expect Artifact's cards to ignore the all-governing market concept of supply and demand but seeing that Axe costs more than the game itself, regardless of how formidable the card may be, does make one think.
Artifacft's critic and user reviews are wildly different
Artifact is slowly kicking off with rather positive reviews from critics, but they are offset by enraged players who are review bombing the game on both Metacritic and Steam. Most of these complaints are about Valve's monetisation approach.
Destiny 2: Hawkmoon quest not appearing? Here is what you need to do11
Destiny 2: Hawkmoon quest not appearing? Here is what you need to do
Bungie released Hawkmoon recently but you may not see the Exotic Quest in Spider's Dialogue. This is because you need to complete some requirements first.
Dragon's Dogma 2 leak reveals gameplay and release date info11
Dragon's Dogma 2 leak reveals gameplay and release date info
Dragon's Dogma sequel is reportedly shaping up to be a stunning game when it comes to visuals. According to the leak, it has been internally delayed to late 2022/early 2023.
Blue Protocol's game client is now available for download11
Blue Protocol's game client is now available for download
Bandai Namco's upcoming MMORPG Blue Protocol's Closed Beta Test will start very soon. Everyone who has secured themselves a spot in the test can download the game's client starting today.
Cities: Skylines 2 may be in development11
Cities: Skylines 2 may be in development
Paradox Interactive have officially announced that they are currently working on an unannounced project with Colossal Order but sadly, it is still too early in development to share more details at this time.
Genshin Impact 2.0: another set of Ayaka's animations revealed11
Genshin Impact 2.0: another set of Ayaka's animations revealed
Thanks to a credible Genshin Impact leaker we have a video displaying another set of animations for the upcoming Genshin Impact character, Ayaka Kamisato.
League of Legends: new item Hullbreaker will replace Sanguine Blade11
League of Legends: new item Hullbreaker will replace Sanguine Blade
One of the League of Legends game designers has revealed that a new item called Hullbreaker will replace Sanguine Blade. This is great news for all carry top lane champions.
Ubisoft tease The Division 3: "You're going to see more on The Division in this year"11
Ubisoft tease The Division 3: "You're going to see more on The Division in this year"
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has confirmed that Massive Entertainment will still work on The Division franchise despite being busy with two major project - Avatar and the newly announced Star Wars.
Lost Ark release window in Europe and North America revealed11
Lost Ark release window in Europe and North America revealed
Smilegate recently entered a partnership with Amazon in which the latter will start publishing several titles from the Korean company, which unveiled release date plans for Lost Ark in the western world.
Genshin Impact 1.6: Klee release date and banner predictions11
Genshin Impact 1.6: Klee release date and banner predictions
Klee is probably one of the most popular characters in Genshin Impact and players and it seems like that we'll finally have the option to get her again as the first character of patch 1.6 alongside three other four-star characters.
Genshin Impact: Sayu's animations have been revealed11
Genshin Impact: Sayu's animations have been revealed
The animations for one of the upcoming Genshin Impact characters, Sayu, have been revealed on Twitter by a credible leaker. Sayu is not expected to be a part of the upcoming 1.6 update.