Category Archives: NCSoft
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 15:03 GMT
Guild Wars 2′s Wintersday event is returning to Tyria, as is the toy making inventor Tixx. The festival starts December 10 and lasts for six-weeks. A balance update will also be included in the content patch. A video announcement and more information is below.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 15:33 GMT
WildStar developers Carbine Studios have revealed the final two classes for the MMO: the Medic and Engineer.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 15:43 GMT
Lineage has made $1.8 billion in the 15 years since launch in 1998, NCsoft has announced. The medieval fantasy MMORPG has become more popular in South Korea over the year, and has millions of subscribers. The game is also available in Chinese, English and Japanese markets. Lineage 2, set 150 years before its predecessor, was released in 2003 and has been played by more than 14 million users, with the majority in Asia. The game went free-to-play in 2011. Lineage 3, known as Lineage Eternal, has been in development since 2011, and a beta schedule will be released around the end of the year. Thanks, Kotaku.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 | 21:57 GMT
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 | 21:47 GMT
Guild Wars 2 fans benefit from a stack of new content today with the arrival of the Fractured update, which includes time travel and challenges for the most daring of combatants.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 | 20:37 GMT
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 | 17:35 GMT
Fractals of the Mists is the latest update to Guild Wars 2, and features an endless dungeon experience which houses the Thaumanova Reactor and two other new Fractals mini-dungeons. Players will also participate in the final battle inside the Tower of Nightmares.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 | 00:13 GMT
Wildstar is getting closer and closer, and ddeveloper Carbine Studios is finally ready to talk about the MMO’s classes. This week’s star is the Esper; take a look at the screens through the break showing off this magic user.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 | 16:05 GMT
Fri, Nov 08, 2013 | 13:22 GMT
WildStar’s latest DevSpeak video focuses on one of the game’s classes, the Warrior. Don’t worry: it’s not shooting down the walls of heartache or anything. Instead, it bashes enemies to bits. Literally. Have a look below. Carbine Studios is “just about ready to start,” a round of beta testing and you can sign up here.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 | 21:41 BST
Guild Wars 2′s next Halloween update will go live next week and its called Tower of Nightmares. As it sounds, the event revolves around a tower in the Kessex Hills where the krait have been working “tirelessly on a terror unlike anything seen before in Tyria.” Marjory Delaqua and Kasmeer Meade are investigating the magic curtain that’s cloaking part of Viathan Lake, and they need your help to find out what secrets lie behind the veil. Sounds fun. A video and screenshots are below. The event launches on October 29.
Sun, Oct 20, 2013 | 23:09 BST
ArenaNet is offering a hefty discount on Guild Wars 2 today – and as the MMORPG doesn’t have a subscription fee, that’s a terrific deal. Pick up the heroic edition for $30 or the digital deluxe edition for $42. According to the Guild Wars 2 Twitter, the deal is available for one day only – since that likely means US timing, get in as quick as you can.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 | 15:32 BST
The first ever World vs. World season is well under way in Guild Wars 2, with servers beating each other up through until November 21. A new league begins today, and ArenaNet is introducing a beta map made up of floating islands in an attempt to alleviate long queuing times and speed up gameplay.
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 | 15:00 BST
Tue, Oct 08, 2013 | 15:21 BST
Guild Wars 2′s next update will be the return of the Halloween-themed Blood and Madness. This time though, it stars Bloody Prince Edrick, son of Mad King Thorn, the insane tyrant who ruled Kryta centuries ago and now haunts Tyria as the powerful spirit of Halloween.
Thu, Oct 03, 2013 | 14:55 BST
The Guild Wars 2 trial period has been extended to October 6, ArenaNet has announced. Originally scheduled to run September 27 through today, now you have more time to run around Tyria before decided whether to purchase the game or not. The free trial period is open to all players in North America and Europe, and you can register here. The sale on the game will also be extended through October 8.
Tue, Oct 01, 2013 | 14:38 BST
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 | 15:05 BST
It’s time for another edition of Wildstar DevSpeak, where developer Carbine Studios tells you stuff about the upcoming MMO. This time out it’s all about Ability Mechanics, which is how you control what your character can do.
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 | 16:56 BST
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 | 18:00 BST
Guild Wars 2 is getting another new content update in October called Twilight Assault.