Grinding Gear Games News


April Fools: Path of Exile Goes Full Battle Royale

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 31, 2018 9:00pm PDT

Hey, if that's the way the winds are blowing, why fight it, says Path of Exile.


"I don't think I'll try it, but I like it when a dev takes the piss."

- Wikus Van De Merwe see all 5 comments

Path of Exile: Bestiary Preview: The Thrill of the Hunt

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 15, 2018 12:00pm PST

Path of Exile hears the call of the wild for its next update, as players join the Bestiary Challenge League.


Path of Exile Gets Corrupted in 'War for the Atlas'

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 16, 2017 12:00pm PST

Path of Exile's next expansion has been announced. Shacknews got a chance to take a first look at War for the Atlas and witness the coming war between The Shaper and another all-powerful entity called The Elder.


"always love the new leagues in PoE I get a good 2 months of really good game play out of them"

- okellyc see all 6 comments

GDC 2017: Path Of Exile Exclusive Xbox One Interview

By Greg Burke, Mar 06, 2017 6:10pm PST

Path of Exile is an online action role-playing game developed and published by Grinding Gear Games. Check out this interview from GDC 2017.


"I'll jump back in once 3.0 hits, by then hopefully I'll have made it through much of Zelda. I ..."

- Milleh see all 3 comments

Path of Exile: Exclusive Xbox One Gameplay and Interview

By Shack Staff, Feb 14, 2017 3:25pm PST

Grinding Gear Games discusses the challenges of bringing the PC action-RPG to consoles, and what players can expect from the Xbox One version.


"Haven't seen them mention anything about different drop rates for items etc though."

- yoshimi20 see all 7 comments

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 ..."

- yoshimi20 see all 6 comments

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."

- Lionel2b see all 6 comments

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."

- Wombat Woo see all 4 comments

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. "

- BlackCat9 see all 4 comments

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.


"Me thinks that the comments displayed with the article may need to take in tags like "Nuked" ..."

- capt tripps see all 3 comments

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, ..."

- Joshua Hawkins see all 94 comments

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!


"Thank the seven glorious hells for a targeted crafting system! How many thousands of forums ..."

- Yxalitis see all 4 comments

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.