Category Archives: Perfect World
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 21:49 BST
Neverwinter will be on display at gamescom, according to an announcement from Perfect World. Attendees will be given a first-look at unseen content in the free-to-play MMO as well as new features. Hands on time can be spent with Storming the Keep, one of the game’s public events, which is set in the Black Dagger Ruins zone. In it, players will “band together to reclaim a fortress that has fallen into the hands of an ill-intentioned group of bandits.” Neverwinter is slated for release sometime towards the end of the year.
Wed, Jul 18, 2012 | 17:32 BST
Perfect World and Cryptic have released a new video for Neverwinter, featuring the game’s lead producer Andy Velasquez providing you with a re-cap from the E3 2012 show floor. There’s some gamplay shown, as well as look at attendees playing it. Have a watch below. The free-to-play MMO is expected before the end of the year on PC.
Tue, Jul 17, 2012 | 15:40 BST
Cryptic and Perfect World Entertainment have released Star Trek Online Season 6: Under Siege. The update introduces the Fleet Advancement System, which allows Fleet members to construct, level-up and defend their own Starbase. Alongside new Fleet events and additional end-game content for max level players,it’s the first major Foundry update since launch and also includes: Fleet Starbase Defense Missions, Fleet Rewards, and a Fleet UI Redesign. Update the game now. Shots are below.
Wed, Jul 11, 2012 | 17:58 BST
Just a head up for those who play Star Trek Online of Champions Online: starting tomorrow, July 12, Cryptic Points will convert over to Perfect World’s ZEN currency. The move will squash any confusion over currency by making things simpler. You can learn more here.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 18:17 BST
Cryptic has announced that lifetime subscribers to Star Trek Online or Champions Online will automatically be give access to the Neverwinter closed beta. Invites will be handed out over the course of the testing period. Those who are interesting in obtaining a lifetime sub for either game can do so until June 29, as the perk if on sale for both games now at $100 off. Thanks, TenTonHammer.
Sun, Jun 17, 2012 | 23:39 BST
Joystiq reports free-to-play shooter Blacklight Retribution is on its way to Steam, although developer Zombie Studios declined to give a date. The game is already available for direct download, but the Steam version will sport Steam-exclusive in-game items and all the usual community features like achievements and stat tracking. Blacklight Retribution will join a growing number of free-to-play titles on Valve’s digital distribution service.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 05:53 BST
Cryptic’s Zeke Sparkes, lead designer on co-operative multiplayer RPG turned MMO Neverwinter, has said the game’s transformation was a matter of discovering what worked.
Wed, Jun 06, 2012 | 20:10 BST
Perfect World and Cryptic Studios have released two new videos for the MMO Neverwinter, which explores the lore. The game is set on the Sword Coast where the main city of Neverwinter, Jewel of the North, sits. Of course, if you are familiar with the Forgotten Realms campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons you already know this. If not, you learned something today. One of the trailers explores the lore of Vellosk ans shows in-game content, while the other, The Siege of Neverwinter pt. 2 is a CGI affair – part one is through here. The game is slated for release sometime towards the end of the year and will be free-to-play.
Mon, Jun 04, 2012 | 16:14 BST
Thu, May 10, 2012 | 02:04 BST
Perfect World has narrowed down the launch window for Cryptic’s Neverwinter from “2012″ to “Q4 2012″.
Tue, May 08, 2012 | 05:30 BST
Cryptic Studios is pretty open about why it has risked alienating hardcore D&D fans with an action-style control scheme for Neverwinter: it’s fun.
Thu, Apr 26, 2012 | 00:33 BST
Cryptic Studios has asked all Star Trek Online and Champions Online account holders to check and reset their details after discovering an unauthorised intrustion.
Thu, Apr 19, 2012 | 20:32 BST
Runic CEO Max Schaefer has said the firm still has plenty of ideas for a Torchlight MMO, but at present, the firm is busy working on Torchlight II at the moment.
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 | 17:48 BST
PC Games has an exclusive CG teaser trailer for Cryptic’s Neverwinter MMO. We’ve embedded it for you below. Go have a look. Through the link you will also find a set of really nice-looking screenshots. The game’s playable at PAX East this weekend, so if you are attending, be sure to have go at it.