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Archived Since:June 4, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Neverwinter Dev Blog: Artifacts

Like some artifacts with your D&D? If you said yes, you’re not alone. The positive response to the introduction of artifacts encouraged the devs to improve and expand upon the system. In the newest dev blog, senior systems designer Ken “Graalx3? Burd explains the improvement and additions to artifacts in Neverwinter. Tyranny of Dragons introduces [&hellip

Swordsman Review: How Important is the First Hour? (Part 2)

For most reviews, I separate out the different parts of the game in question and evaluate them on their own; What is the combat like; how does the character advance; is the community friendly. And I started to do that with Swordsman, and rapidly found myself frustrated. So for part 2, working on evaluating the [&hellip

Is the Warlords of Draenor Collector’s Edition Worth It?

To date, I’ve purchased every single World of Warcraft CE released with one huge exception, vanilla WoW. Thanks to a combination of an in-progress undergrad education, typical personal financing skills of that age a job of that rank and a girlfriend, the CE was simply out of my reach. Once those hurdle all lined up for a [&hellip

MOBA Monday: Fictional & Mythological Pantheons

MOBA Monday is a weekly showcase of how to perform, eh, let’s go with adequately – we hope – in a massive online battle arena. The streaming squad features the hottest, upcoming or most interesting titles of their and the communities fancy for a few rounds of PvP shenanigans in our weekly Twitch channel staple. What [&hellip

How Long Do You Play a Game?

The upcoming tenth anniversary of World of Warcraft has me thinking about the shelflife that games have with me. After the rampant glee of a return to Molten Core for a Perdition’s Blade subsided my next thought was “Holy F&#, I’ve been playing this game for a long a$$ time!” I then proceeded to spend the next [&hellip

Steel Crusade Set to Eradicate Champions Online

There be some busy bees buzzing around at Cryptic Studios. The developer announced a new content patch for its original free-to-play title Champions Online. Partnered with the upcoming second expansion for Star Trek Online and the August...Show More Summary

The Idea of SMITE on Xbox One is Good Yet With Concerns

News came out of Gamecom 2014 early this morning that touched the MOBA community in a sensitive spot. Yes, the no, no spot; consoles. Hi-Rez Studios will be bringing its god-based third-person massive online battle arena to Xbox One. Everybody okay, because Reddit wasn’t. Twitter was none too happy as well. But that’s a bit [&hellip

Analyst: League of Legends Leaving Loaves of Bread on the Table

Detractors have been saying the sky is falling on the free-to-play market since, well, the beginning. Initially, it was a business model that would never work with western audiences, then it was that it was a niche. Something that’ll never be mainstream. Well, now we’ve hundreds of F2P games ranging from the original MMORPG incarnations [&hellip

MOBA Monday: Infinite Smiteness (Livestream)

MOBA Monday is a weekly showcase of how to perform, eh, let’s go with adequately – we hope – in a massive online battle arena. The streaming squad features the hottest, upcoming or most interesting titles of their and the communities fancy for a few rounds of PvP shenanigans inour weekly Twitch channel staple. It’s [&hellip

Swordsman Review: Part 1

Swordsman is the newest MMO on the Perfect World lineup, an epic wuxia-styled game set in the novels of Louis Cha. This is a game that I really wanted to like. I enjoy the subject material – it’s very difficult for me to resist giving kung fu games a try every time I see one [&hellip

F2P Friday: Guardians of the Plug & Catch the Epidemic

F2P Friday is our weekly showcase of the growing free-to-play market, from MMORPGs to first-person shooters and beyond. The stream team will feature the latest, greatest and just plain fun games that cost you nothing to play. Ever. Granted, you should throw the developer a bone if you enjoy a title, but you don’t have [&hellip

Nu Wa Revamped, Zeus Redrawn in SMITE’s Latest Update

Hi-Rez Studios has once again rerolled one of its released characters. No longer reaching far back into the history of SMITE, which, let’s not forget, did kick off way back in 2012, the developer revamped the last god released in the Year of the Snake, Nu Wa. The In addition to being way hotter, the [&hellip

Star Trek Online: Delta Rising Officially Coming in October

Cryptic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment have made it official. Star Trek Online will be receiving its second full expansion by way of Delta Rising this coming October. The official announcement comes rife with confirmations of our earlier post on the subject. The largest piece of new information details the expansion’s placement in the annals of Star [&hellip

You Had Me At Molten Core 40-man

Oh, my god. Oh, my god. OH. MY. GOD! I’m currently waving my hands back and forth and lightly switching my weight from one foot to the other in the most girlish way possible. This emasculating display to my cat is due to the revelation of the upcoming events for the World of Warcraft Tenth Anniversary celebration. [&hellip

Instance Gratification 3: NeverStar and Wildwinter

Instance Gratification is the return of one of our premiere video outings. Originally featuring the cast of founder bloggers thrashing World of Warcraft dungeons and viewer runs of Dungeon & Dragons Online, the reinvigorated column heads to the realm of the Twitch channel. Come join us every Wednesday for dungeon dives, solo attempts and general [&hellip

Trekkie Convention Dishes Star Trek Online Expansion Details

Star Trek Online, the MMORPG I never get to play, is receiving a new digital expansion. Breaking on Reddit thanks to Cryptic Studios’ official panel for the Las Vegas Star Trek convention, the developer will be adding the Delta Rising expansion to its ninth season in the future. The Reddit post leaves the release date [&hellip

MOBA Monday: SMITE of the Storm (Livestream)

MOBA Monday is a weekly showcase of how to perform, eh, let’s go with adequately – we hope – in a massive online battle arena. The streaming squad features the hottest, upcoming or most interesting titles of their and the communities fancy for a few rounds of PvP shenanigans in our weekly Twitch channel staple. [&hellip

F2P Friday: Featuring Guns, Robots and Cards (Livestream)

F2P Friday is our weekly showcase of the growing free-to-play market, from MMORPGs to first-person shooters and beyond. The stream team will feature the latest, greatest and just plain fun games that cost you nothing to play. Ever. Granted, you should throw the developer a bone if you enjoy a title, but you don’t have [&hellip

Destiny Endgame Designed like MMORPG Encounters

If you didn’t play Destiny during its recent beta then you may be surprised to hear that the game is kind of a big deal. Activision really wants you to know that some 4.6 million gamers made it the biggest beta test for a console game in the history of the entire known universe. So [&hellip

Zombies Monster Robots Meets Your Mummy

En Masse Entertainment is jamming every fearsome archtype from the coffers of horror for its upcoming free-to-play third-person shooter Zombies Monsters Robots. The company announced the latest addition to ZMR will be Mummies. Sure, the Mummy See Mummy Doom update may severely lack Brendan Fraser, but it manages to sound fun even if it is [&hellip

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