Category Archives: MMO
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 11:37 BST
Destiny developer Bungie has assured PC gamers that it is looking at the format and that it is also considering the possibility of cross-platform saves for its MMO shooter. Don’t get too excited, as nothing is concrete yet.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 22:15 BST
Cryptic Studios has announced the Legacy of Romulus expansion for Star Trek Online has gone live. STO players can choose to play as a Romulan or Reman through new story-driven mission arcs, and Denise Crosby returns to reprise her role as Empress Sela. New Romulan ships and enemies have been added and the Klingon faction has also been updated with full level 1-50 progression. You can still purchase Legacy and Starter Packs at the official website here.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 16:36 BST
Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn will be releases on PS3 in August, and the game can be pre-ordered now to net some bonuses.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 15:37 BST
Destiny will receive a new CG trailer today, ahead of its June 10 showing at E3. The confirmation was included in a Rudyard Kipling book sent to VG247 this morning. We’ve got photos inside.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 04:28 BST
While DUST 514, the console based MMO/FPS set in the Eve Online universe, is continuing to receive changes from CCP to its skill system based on feedback from players, some players are not happy with the effects the changes are having on their chosen skills. To help things run more smoothly CCP is offering players a chance to request one free respec.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 03:33 BST
As part of the celebrations for Funcom’s Age of Conan 5 year anniversary, brutal boss monsters will be roaming and rampaging through the world of Hyboria for five days in a row.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 03:03 BST
Update 18 for Dungeons and Dragons Online releases today in preparation for the Shadowfell Conspiracy expansion pack. The update serves as a prequel to the expansion pack set to release on 5 June and adds two new quests, available to all players, known as the Disciples of Shadow.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 19:18 BST
The Elder Scrolls Online has a new video giving you a look at the Wamasu, a creature which mails from the Black Marsh. Watch it below. It’s short, but sweet, and the creature looks rather formidable.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 15:32 BST
Carbine Studios has released additional information on WildStar’s two remaining Paths: Scientist and Settler. Paths have been incorporated into character creation as well as integrated into the core gameplay. You can see how this works in the videos below as you get to know the Scientist and Settler a bit better. There’s some screenshots below in as well. Wildstar is expected later this year and you can sign up for the beta here.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 08:15 BST
An infographic depicting many statistics from Diablo III in the last year has been posted on the Battle.net site in celebration of the first anniversary of the game.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 21:13 BST
Xbox One will get its own version of Destiny, developer Bungie has confirmed.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 16:06 BST
Neverwinter players who are playing the beta may have noticed a rollback, after Crytpic was informed by players of an exploit which some players used to their economic advantage. Recall the recent exploit in Diablo 3 which resulted in the Auction Houses being brought down and you get the idea.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 15:06 BST
Guild Wars 2 has been given a permanent price drop, NCsoft has announced. The standard edition will now run you £34.99/$49.99 and the Deluxe version £49.99/$69.99. The new price point, which is $10 off the launch price, is effective starting today. The new price coincides with the conclusion of the Southsun Cove event next week, called Last Stand at Southsun. All sorts of things will be happening during the next week, and you can find out more information through a previous post on the matter, and look over ArenaNet’s update page here.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 14:36 BST
Dragon’s Prophet will go into open beta next week, and to get you ready for some dragon riding action, SOE has released a new trailer showing the mounts and battle partners in action.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 11:51 BST
Eve Online developer CCP Games has confirmed it is toying with the idea of mobile companion apps for its persistent MMO universe. However, it needs to be sure of how it will all work before proceeding.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 10:43 BST
PlanetSide, the 2003 MMO shooter from Sony Online Entertainment will go free-to-play at some point in the future, according to the company’s president John Smedley.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 12:24 BST
World of Warcraft developer Blizzard has released full patch notes for its 5.3 update, including a new battleground, arena and four new scenarios.
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 21:16 BST
Mail.ru has announced that its Allods Online team is working with Obsidian Entertainment on a new MMO called Skyforge. The news was announced yesterday during the Russian Game Developer’s Conference. Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart called the project “interesting and promising,” and feels the partnership will be “a great experience for all of us.” Announced in May 2012, the MMO is slated for release on PC in 2014. A video is below. Thanks, GI International.
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 18:03 BST
Guild Launch will be handing out thousands of closed beta keys for SOE’s Dragon’s Prophet MMO. Those interested in nabbing one, should head over now, as they are being handed out on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Guilds, as I told you before, will be an important factor in Dragon’s Prophet due not only to the PvP, but the Frontier System in general. Guild Launch is the exclusive US host for the game’s beta keys so hurry and get one before they are all out. Dragon’s Prophet is slated for a Q2 release this year.
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 16:32 BST
ArenaNet has announced development on Guild Wars will cease, in order to focus on Guild Wars 2 and it’s monthly content.