WildStar: could it be the next big MMO? – preview

WildStar developer Carbine lays out an attractive stall with its sci-fi Wild West mash-up, but can it take on the kings of the MMO genre? Dave Cook gets stuck into the beta to find out.


Carbine headlines

  • Wildstar beta: we've got 3,000 keys to give away

    We’re giving away 3,000 beta keys for NCsoft and Carbine’s new MMO Wildstar – get ‘em here.

  • WildStar beta: we've got 400 keys to give away, get yours here

    WildStar developer Carbine Studios is holding a beta phase this weekend and publisher NC Soft has given us 400 keys to give away. All you have to do is enter your details below for your chance to grab one.

  • Wildstar update details the Nexus region of Crimson Isle

    Wildstar screens and information pertaining to the Crimson Isle region along with its allies and enemies, has been released by Carbine Studios. The land of the Deradune looks formidable, indeed. You can have a look at the shots below, and read all about the region through the official website. There’s a whole list of “coming […]

  • Wildstar: NC Soft's new MMO gets colourful screens

    Wildstar is the new MMO from Guild Wars 2 publisher NC Soft and developer Carbine. They have released a new batch of screenshots set in the dusty Deradune Zone.

  • WildStar MMO: NC Soft's trailer details house building and more

    WildStar the upcoming MMO from Carbine and NC Soft has received a new trailer today, outlining the game’s housing system. You can’t stake a claim in a massive MMO world without a home after all.

  • Wildstar to support player-authored add-ons

    Wildstar lead client engineer Jon Wiesman has written a passionate blog for the upcoming MMORPG’s website in which he explains his frustrations with the learning curve of new programming environments. As a result, he vows to make it easy for anyone with a little programming knowledge to develop user interface add-ons. This is very exciting […]

  • New Wildstar shots go rogue

    NCSoft’s gone live with three new shots of Wildstar, showing off the Marauders for the first time. A blog on the race tells how they are “ruthless space-faring pirates that have come to Nexus to plunder the planet for its treasure and other valuable resources.” There’s more on them in the blog, and the screens […]

  • Carbine's "future fantasy" MMO gets first image, real details

    Carbine’s released the first image of its about-to-be-announced MMO, showing a space scene.