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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.

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NCSoft headlines

  • Wildstar: ex-Blizzard developers take on their own legacy

    Wildstar is a new MMO from NCSoft, developed by ex-Blizzard developers Carbine Studios. It’s sassy, it’s got some good ideas, but it also seems haunted by the spectre of its spiritual ancestor, says Joe Robinson.

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  • Guild Wars publisher selling shares to establish new North American subsidiary

    NCsoft, the Korean publisher behind MMORPG’s Lineage and Guild Wars, has announced it will sell all of its NC Interactive shares, the company’s US subsidiary responsible for Lineage 2 and City of Heroes. It will be selling all of its 809 million shares on December 24.

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  • NCSoft posts Q2 loss in competitive MMO market

    NCSoft, publisher of Guild Wars 2 and Lineage 2 has posted a loss in revenue as a result of the increasingly competitive F2P and MMO markets.

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  • Guild Wars 2 closed beta kicks off today

    ArenaNet has said the closed beta for Guild Wars 2 will start today. Speaking on a Reddit thread, system designer Jon Peter said there was no way in for the public, with testers already handpicked by ArenaNet. “We will officially enter Closed Beta Testing this Friday. It will be marked with an increase in our […]

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  • Aion's anniversary celebrated with events, new game content

    NCSoft have revealed that they’re going to kick of a variety of different celebratory events this week in honour of Aion: The Tower of Eternity, which turns two in the US and Europe this week.

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  • Guild Wars 2 to appear at Eurogamer Expo

    NCSoft’s confirmed that it’ll make an appearance with Guild Wars 2 at Eurogamer Expo in September. The MMO’s appearance at the UK show will come a month after a promised significant showing at gamescom, where the game will go big in Cologne with major news. NCSoft European boss Veronique Lallier said it was “thrilled to […]

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  • Guilded wars: Guild Wars passes 6.5 million sales mark, "when it's done" is the word on GW2

    As it turns out, quite a few people are fans of this whole “not having to pay a subscription fee” thing. Who’da guessed?

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  • Lord British reigns supreme in NCSoft suit, walks away with $28 million

    In 2008, Ultima creator Richard “Lord British” Garriott was on top of the world. Literally. He had a cushy seat atop one of the world’s largest MMO developers, and he – you know – went to outer space. Unfortunately, it was all downhill from there. Until today.

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  • Watch Tabula Rasa’s final moments

    Tabula Rasa is officially dead. We checked, and now, so can you. After the break, you’ll find a video of the explosively decompressed MMO’s last hurrah. It has lasers, explosions, and some guy break-dancing – everything you could want from one of these things, really. Oh, it’s also set to Queen’s “We Are the Champions,” […]

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  • Lineage II: The Chaotic Throne - Kamael launches in Europe

    The retail version of the next Lineage II chapter, Lineage II: The Chaotic Throne – Kamael, is now on sale in Europe. Find a trailer below. “To help celebrate the launch of the latest update to the phenomenally popular MMORPG, NCsoft presents an amazing new rendered movie that reveals the mysterious new player race, The […]

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