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  • Cryptic games "infinitely better" for having gone free-to-play

    Champions Online and Star Trek Online have been much improved by their transition to free-to-play, Neverwinter lead producer Andy Velasquez has said.

  • Neverwinter Paris Games Week demo nets beta access

    If you can make it to Paris Games Week, which kicks off on October 31 and runs through November 4, stop by one of Perfect World Entertainment’s 20 booths to have a go at the playable Neverwinter demo on offer to the public. As well as scoring a sneak peek at the MMO, you’ll also […]

  • Champions Online - the Blood Moon event is back, runs through October 15

    Champions Online’s Blood Moon is back and the Undying Lord Takofanes is once again raising havoc. The Blood Moon event started yesterday, and runs through Monday, October 15. During that time, players can participate in zombie invasions, slaying undead heroes and take on Takofanes. Rewards and a new perk will be handed out as well. […]

  • Neverwinter video shows off the Guardian Fighter tank class

    Neverwinter, the 2013 MMO in development at Cryptic, has a new video available showing off the Guardian Fighter. The tank class pretty much does what tanks do: deals and takes all the damage handed to it while ranged players help the tank chip away at the enemy with loads of pew-pew-pewing. Check out the fighter […]

  • Nighthawk event for Champions Online has gone live

    The Nighthawk event for Champions Online has gone live. It includes a number of “new stealth and gadget-based powers,” including calling in “a deadly Strafing Run.” The video and screens also provide the first look at vehicles in the MMO, and Hawkwing jets are available now.

  • Neverwinter shots and video show off the Blackdagger Keep zone

    Neverwinter is at PAX and Cryptic is showing off the Blackdagger Keep zone in the MMO. The firm has also released a set of screeenshots for the area, as well as a trailer – which we’ve posted courtesy of MMORPG. Neverwinter will release next year.

  • Neverwinter gamescom screens and trailer focus on the Ebon Downs

    Neverwinter is on display at gamescom, and its publisher Perfect World, has sent over screenshots of content in the free-to-play MMO Cryptic is showing at the event. Folks at gamescom are encouraged to stop by the Neverwinter booth and get some hands on time with Storming the Keep, one of the game’s public events set […]

  • Never-before-seen Neverwinter content will be playable at gamescom

    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 […]

  • Cryptic recaps E3 2012 with Neverwinter video diary

    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 […]

  • Star Trek Online Season 6: Under Siege is live

    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: […]

  • Cryptic Points converting to Perfect World’s ZEN currency tomorrow

    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.

  • Champions Online and STO lifetime subs on sale, net access to Neverwinter beta

    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 […]

  • Blacklight Retribution headed to Steam

    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 […]

  • Neverwinter designer: "We saw potential to make a game that we liked better"

    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.


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