The WildStar site has been updated with a new blog post that is mainly centered around screenshots to that show off pairs of images to show improvements made that will arrive with Tuesday's F2P launch.
ELOA Online has been in Korea now for some time, and in the US and EU as Inspirit Online. However, it turns out that Inspirit is an unauthorized version of the MMO, and now Webzen is officially bringing ELOA to the West later this year. We reached out to the developers to chat about the controversy, the game itself, and their thoughts on the future of MMOs.
This will ruffle some feathers. The staff at MMORPG.com, from President Craig McGregor and CTO Ben Krueger, to our wonderful list of reviewers, columnists, and community managers, all the way down to your humble and lowly Managing Editor (me) have voted. We took the top player-rated games from our Game List, including those that have been closed after launch, and we ranked them.
Wild Terra, inspired by Ultima Online and other legendary games, is firmly in its alpha stage of development with big plans for the future. We had the opportunity to chat with Developer and Executive Producer Denis Poprykin to find out much more about this indie open world sandbox title.
WildStar's free-to-play launch is just around the corner, with servers being switched on 29 September. If you're still on the fence about grabbing that download, here are five reasons why you should give it a shot.
George Romero's Aftermath, a survival horror MMO, has now entered its open beta phase of development. Players can check out the game on the official site or via Steam.
The final Guild Wars 2 expansion beta weekend event is now slated to begin on Thursday, October 2nd and will run through Sunday, October 4th. Players who have pre-purchased Heart of Thorns will have the ability to create up to four level 80 characters and will have access to all nine elite specializations. Players will also be able to take part in the Verdant Brink raid.
This week, the RPG Files digs into ARK: Survival Evolved and how its excellent blend of RPG mechanics and survival gameplay make it a game RPG fans should pay close attention to. But not buy. You heard us right. Read on to find out why and all of the week's RPG news!
Player Versus Player, MMORPG's bi-weekly debate in text, is back! This week our writers are talking outsourcing. Selling labor is a reality of the times and is also part and parcel of modern game development. Even though most jobs stay in the U.S, we ask are so many hands in the cookie jar a good thing?
It may seem at odds to use the words "epic" and "accessible" in the same sentence, but Bioware and EA's upcoming expansion to Star Wars: The Old Republic seeks to embody both of those terms in equal measure. If the entirety of Knights of the Fallen Empire (KotFE) is matched by the brief playthrough that I was privy to at an offsite preview yesterday, the expansion is going to pack quite a bit of a punch, while still being inviting to newer players.
Obsidian Entertainment and My.com have announced that the open stress test for Armored Warfare will continue through Saturday, September 26th and that players will have a chance to score the Object 155 battle tank as well as seven days of premium game time as a reward for participating. The stress test is open to all players wishing to download and install the client.
The latest Skyforge video has been released that shines the spotlight on the Temple of the Goddess of Love, Thais. It is the charge of all Skyforge players to work in concert to free Thais and her followers from the creatures who have taken up residence in her once-peaceful temple.
NetEase is a big player in China's gaming market, and they're poised to make a splash here in the west with a host of MMOs for mobile platforms later this year. We caught up with the Eternal Arena team and its Content Designer Brad O'Farrell to talk about the unique hybrid of MMORPG and MOBA his team is creating.
Tome of the Sun is one of several games Chinese megapublisher NetEase is hoping will capture western minds and attention spans this year. We caught up with Game Designer Alex Liang to chat about the unique mobile action RPG and how it plays.
The Ark: Survival Evolved team has announced the final Survival of the Fittest tournament event to take place in 2015, called The Last Stand. Preliminary events will kick off on September 24th and culminate in a no-holds barred battle to the finish on October 24th. Teams will be competing for over $60k in prizes.
The TURBO button has been pressed and the Warhammer 40K: Eternal Crusade team is ready to get tons more players into the closed alpha by the end of November. Up to 6,000 players at the Captain backer level are already in the game, with Sergeants by the end of October and Warriors by November. Anyone looking to join the Crusade immediately, or in the near future, can purchase a backer package.
KOG Games has announced tha launch of the new update for Elsword, called Henir's Time and Space. This dungeon fuctions in similar way to others: it has 30+ rooms, each one having a boss of its own, with the addition of special events.
Wargaming has announced that update 2.2 has been released for Xbox One and XBox 360, adding new German vehicles and the Soviet BT-SV Tank as well as two new maps.
During today's TwitchCon panel, ArenaNet and the Guild Wars 2 team revealed the first details about the Ranger-Druid that is expected to bring powerful healing to the game in a manner that no other specialization has. The Druid is a staff-wielding specialization.
MMORPG.com has been given gift keys for Pirate Crusaders. These gift keys will give each player 170 diamonds in game which have a value of $20.00 USD! Get your key now while supplies last.
ArenaNet has revealed a trailer for the upcoming Guild Wars 2 expansion Heart of Thorns during this weekend's TwitchCon. Heart of Thorns will be released on October 23rd.
Wizards of the Coast has announced the settlement of its 2014 lawsuit against Cryptozoic Entertainment, developers of Hex: Shards of Fate. The lawsuit stemmed from WotC's belief that Hex willfully infringed on the intellectual property behind Magic: The Gathering. The exact details of the settlement were not revealed.
MSI has announced that it is now shipping a line of notebooks featuring NVIDIA GPUs and Intel i7 Skylake Processors. In addition to being available from MSI online store, notebooks can be purchased from Newegg, Amazon, TigerDirect and Fry's.
Gambrinous has announced the first expansion to Guild of Dungeoneering for PC and MAC, called Pirate's Cove Adventure Pack. The expansion features three new classes, new monsters and gear.
Golden Rush, currently in early access in Steam, provides fans of MOBAs with a new twist to the genre. Rather than seeking to destroy an enemy's base and utilizing the typical 'lane' strategy, players are charged with collecting gold and protecting sources.