Grinding Gear Games News


Path of Exile reaches 'Ascendancy' in March

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 04, 2016 10:30am PST

The latest Path of Exile expansion, Ascendancy, is almost ready to test players' survival skills across its dangerous labyrinth.


Path of Exile: Ascendancy runs the labyrinth in early 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 20, 2015 12:00pm PST

Grinding Gear Games has announced the next expansion for Path of Exile, which will take players through a dangerous trap-filled labyrinth. Get ready for 'Ascendancy' early next year.


"PoE is also insane how they create so many mini leagues with varying mods. I can't believe ..."

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Path of Exile addresses recent connectivity troubles and outlines fixes

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 21, 2015 1:47pm PDT

Since making the jump to The Awakening, Path of Exile has had a few issues in regards to online stability. Those fixes are currently being deployed, according to developer Grinding Gear Games.


Path of Exile opens its eyes to 'The Awakening' on July 10

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 01, 2015 11:35am PDT

The big Act IV expansion for Path of Exile is ready for public consumption. After weeks in beta, the newest addition to the story will release on July 10.


"everyone is waiting for the expansion, normally pretty dead before a big release."

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Path of Exile: Awakening will expand Wraeclast while adding major skill tree additions

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 10, 2015 9:00am PDT

Path of Exile's Act IV expansion, Awakening, is adding a slew of new features that includes a major new addition to the game's skill trees. It's so major that the expansion will require a beta that will kick off on April 20.


"This is the correct PoE. Pillars is awesome but PoE is already taken."

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April Fools: Programming typo fills Path of Exile with cats

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2015 6:00am PDT

Suddenly, cats! Thousands of them!


"Well now I regret not having already bought PoE knowing that I can be a catomancer. "

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Path of Exile 1.3.0 update video explains PvP revamp

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 08, 2014 5:00pm PST

Path of Exile gets its 1.3.0 content update this Friday, so here's Leo Redmane to explain the game's PvP revamp.


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Blizzard, PlayStation Network, and more under wide DDoS attack [Update: FBI now investigating]

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 24, 2014 2:42am PDT

A group of hackers have come forward and claimed responsibility for ongoing DDoS attack.


"I know earlier in the week there were issues with Arenanet and the servers for Guild Wars 2, ..."

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PSA: Path of Exile: Forsaken Masters expansion now available

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 20, 2014 3:15pm PDT

The latest expansion for Path of Exile is now live!


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Path of Exile launches 'Forsaken Masters' mini-expansion on August 20

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 31, 2014 7:00am PDT

Grinding Gear Games prepares to unleash Path of Exile's second mini-expansion.


April Fools: Path of Exile is now pay-to-win

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Many free-to-play games try to carefully balance their economies. But Grinding Gear Games is taking a brand new approach. They went to Game Developers Conference and learned that the best way to make money is, in fact, to charge money. The game is now "pay-to-win," the devel...


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Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal preview: absolute power

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 28, 2014 1:00pm PST

Path of Exile's Sacrifice of the Vaal mini-expansion will bring corruption to Wraeclast with 60 new bosses, two new Leagues, new corrupted areas, and an all-new endgame scenario that offers up the game's greatest challenge yet.


"Its interesting to see what Marvel Heroes and PoE are doing in the wake of the upcoming D3 Xpac. ..."

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Path of Exile getting corrupted in Sacrifice of the Vaal mini-expansion

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 14, 2014 7:45am PST

Path of Exile is getting its first mini-expansion, Sacrifice of the Vaal, on March 5, in which the fallen Queen Atziri will rise from the dead and corrupt the land of Wraeclast.


"That's bull, quite frankly. I never looked at others builds and managed to build a marauder ..."

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Path of Exile launch debuts guilds, new challenge leagues

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 23, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Path of Exile's final version has launched with some new features, including player-created guilds and four-month challenge leagues.


"This really has the feel of Diablo II meets Titan Quest. I really love it so far. "

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Path of Exile launches October 23 with Scion prestige class

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 04, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Path of Exile has set an October 23 date for full release and has revealed a new prestige class, the Scion. After the announcement, I took some time to check out the Scion in action and also attempt the new final boss battle.


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