MMORPG.com has partnered with Plays.tv and Grinding Gear Games (developers of Path of Exile) for a month-long giveaway event (7/10/15-8/14/15) celebrating the launch of Path of Exile: The Awakening on July 10, 2015!
Wildstar's Lead Combat Designer Steven Engle has penned a new "Deep Dive" post on the game's official site. In it, Engle details the forthcoming class stat refractor and why it is a necessary step for WildStar.
MMOsite.com is reporting that the region lock has been removed from the SEA version of Phantasy Star Online 2. Players can now access the game without the use of a VPN.
As part of WildStar's free-to-play transition, character stats are getting a radical overhaul. Terms like Moxie and Finesse are out, and secondary stats are being revamped. To help understand the reasons behind the change, Gareth "Gazimoff" Harmer caught up with Lead Designer Steven Engle.
Superdata is reporting that, for the first time since its debut, the mobile version of Hearthstone is bringing in more money than the PC/Desktop version. The rise seems to coincide with Hearthstone's release for phones, as prior monetary gains had been low following last year's iPad release.
The Crowfall site has been updated with a first look at one of the more popular Archetypes revealed so far, the Centaur Legionnaire. In this latest article, fans can find out about power sources that fuel rotations, mechanics involved for a primary melee attack (L-Mouse) and a dodge (R-Mouse) as well as passives and more. The Legionnaire's skill tree is also previewed to give an idea of how it will grow over time.
Now that we're over a month since The Elder Scrolls Online's release on consoles, we have the next step: the announcement of the first major DLC update and how that will work, as well as hints at other features to come. It seemed like a good time to take a look at how ESO is faring on console, how PC is back on track, and what the Imperial City DLC may tell us about what we can expect from the game in the future.
Piranha Games has announced that the EU server cluster for MechWarrior Online are now up and running in Strassbourg. Oceanic servers will be coming online in August. Servers were added to reduce ping lag to give MWO players a more competitive edge and the project was completed within just a couple of months.
Neverwinter will be expanding on August 11th with Strongholds, the seventh module since being released two years ago. To celebrate the impending release, Cryptic Studios has released a brand new trailer. Finally, players will have a place to call home.
Don't get me wrong, Skyforge is a pretty fun game, but it's obviously flawed in so many ways. So much so that my desire to keep plugging away at the Ascension Atlas, repetition be damned, is something that boggles my mind whenever I click play.
The Devilian Online site has been updated with the first in a series of class profiles. This time, the Shadowhunter takes center stage, a cloaked whip-wielding class that hangs in the shadows waiting for the perfect opportunity to strike.
MMORPG.com, Grinding Gear Games, and Plays.tv have revealed the first weekly winner in our ongoing Path of Exile contest. Congratulations to ShikuTeshi for the awesome "suicide build"! Check out the video and the sweet list of awesome prizes below.
Our friends at Ten Ton Hammer have scored an exclusive confirmation of the elite Elementalist profession called the Tempest. More will be revealed during this week's live stream when ArenaNet shows the Tempest in action as well.
The Blade & Soul team is ramping up the information release as the western release of Blade & Soul nears. In a brand new reveal, the seven launch classes have been detailed.
A new blog post has been published on the Skyforge site to give players insight into how they can effectively double the weekly spark limit by accessing the Order, a source of player strength as measured by Prestige.
It would be easy to take one look at Trove and dismiss it as a cutesy entry into the MMORPG genre that is increasingly hanging its hat on the term "voxel." To do so, however, would be a mistake. It is no secret that Trove is inspired by Cube World from Picroma but instead of blatantly ripping off that indie flash in the pan Trion has spent the past two years developing Trove and has iterated it into something more.
For the first time since Star Wars: the Old Republic began the Cantina Tour stops three years ago, the event in San Diego during Comic Con weekend was an all-day affair, featuring special guests and visitors that weren't present even during their event at Celebration in April.
Diablo III will be updated soon with the v2.3 patch that will bring big changes to the game including a new location called The Ruins of Sescheron, once a shining city symbolizing Barbarian unity.
Blizzard has kicked off a Hearthstone event in San Francisco with the name of the next expansion, The Grand Tournament. TGT will include new cards and a new play mat. To celebrate the announcement, a new trailer was released. We'll keep you posted on any further details as they're revealed!
In an unexpected move, VentureBeat is reporting that John Smedley has resigned as the CEO and president of Daybreak Game Company, formerly Sony Online Entertainment. Current COO Russell Shanks will temporarily step into Smedley's place until a replacement is found.
Reto-Moto has announced that a large new patch has been deployed to Heroes & Generals that includes new weapons, weapon enhancements, ribbons, ribbon levels, balance updates, big fixes and tweaks.
Fedeen Games has announced that both the iOS and Android versions of Forsaken World Mobile are now available worldwide. In addition a trio of servers are now live to serve players. Two servers are US-based, one in the EU.
Matt Higby, formerly with SOE and Daybreak Game Company, has penned his thoughts about John Smedley stepping down as president and CEO of DBC. It's an interesting, inside look at the man and his profound effect on those he has worked with. We present it here in its entirety without comment.
Lord of the Rings Online has a unique music system and battle weary players have taken a real liking to its nuances. ABC files number into the many thousands with music being played at any street corner and at all hours with genres ranging from Mozart, to Led Zeppelin. This could make for ripe event planning... Enter the fan-created event, Weatherstock!
When I think about the vision behind Pathfinder Online, it's hard for me not to get excited. As a fan of Iceland's greatest export, EVE Online, I have spent the last few years pining for an MMORPG that takes the sandbox structure of EVE and transports it to a more familiar fantasy universe, and what better universe than Paizo Publishing's wonderful pen and paper RPG, Pathfinder? On paper, Pathfinder Online seems like a sandbox fan's dream come true.