WRUP: The anatomy of magic edition
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 September 2016, 10:00 am
I stopped practicing magic tricks when I realized that I didn’t like knowing the trick. It was kind of a sad thing for me; I really liked performing sleight-of-hand, and I was pretty darn good at it. I still take a lot of its fundamental lessons with me, too, since there’s a whole art to the patter and the revelation [...]


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Street Fighter V Removes Buggy New Anti-Crack Tech
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 September 2016, 9:00 am
Capcom have removed the mysterious “anti-crack solution” they added to Street Fighter V [official site] in this week’s update. We knew the September update would add Urien, the Illuminati VP returning from earlier games, and he’s quite welcome. What was more of a surprise is the anti-crack tech that left some unable to play, triggered […]


The Daily Grind: What would you like MMORPG vanity pets to *do*?
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 September 2016, 8:00 am
I think I’ve made Bree roll her eyes dozens of times when I’ve waxed poetic about my love for vanity pets in MMOs. Hey, some people — perhaps soulless, unfeeling people — might see them as obnoxious, purposeless, and pointless. Me? I don’t feel complete unless I have a companion frolicking away as I go about saving the world. Assuming [...]


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Free Loaders: The Recreation Of Sam McGee
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 September 2016, 7:00 am
Have you ever wanted to visit Alaska? Well, now Yukon! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. Here is a game about freezing to death. … [visit site to read more]


What Are We All Playing This Weekend?
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 September 2016, 5:00 am
Shhhh shhh shh. This mug is still shaking off a day-old hangover so go easy on your Auntie Alice, who thinks she’s still so young and wild and cool. Come come, little one – pull your chair close and tell your favourite aunt what you’re playing this weekend. … [visit site to read more]


Mush! Dog Sled Saga Races Out Of Early Access
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 September 2016, 4:00 am
While folks have been getting excited for a certain racing game that’s out next week, a racer of a different, furry-footed nature has crept out of Early Access to properly launch. Rather than the latest sports cars, Dog Sled Saga [official site] sees you building and racing a team of loyal pups, much like famed […]


The Stream Team: Fishing and frolicking in Shards Online
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 6:55 pm
It’s been quite some time since MassivelyOP’s MJ dived into Shards Online to show it off to you, and much has changed since then. She’s excited to get back in during this latest pre-alpha event and check out all the changes, especially fishing! Nothing says weekend like some fishing. Tune in live at 7:00 p.m. as OPTV‘s infamous Stream Team brings [...]


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Betawatch: Eternal Crusade hits launch (September 23, 2016)
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 8:00 pm
You know, it’s kind of weird to think that Eternal Crusade has actually launched. It seemed as if it would forever be in testing, but now it’s released. As for future support and further improvement, well, only time will tell. Hope springs eternal and all of that, yes? It’s not alone in the launch field either, as Heroes & Generals [...]


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5 ways Star Citizen proves more crowdfunding isn't always a good thing
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 5:20 pm
Star Citizen is the most crowdfunded thing, er, ever (unless you count actual charitable donations, I guess)


Call my bookie; here I was betting that Destiny: Rise of Iron's Wrath of the Machine Raid would go unconquered for three hours, and then Clan Redeem had to go and complete it in just over two


Get in the know with Osiris: New Dawn’s Steam FAQ
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 6:00 pm
With Osiris: New Dawn’s Steam release just days away, Fenix Fire has posted a FAQ to let players know what they can expect when the space-based survival game opens its doors. Osiris: New Dawn will start its Steam Early Access life with the core campaign mode (which includes single player, online multiplayer, co-op, and faction PvP), and expects major feature [...]


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How Grow Home Uses Maths To Generate A Personality
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 4:00 pm
This is The Mechanic, where Alex Wiltshire invites developers to discuss the inner workings of their games. This time, colourful procedural climbing game Grow Home [official site]. Put simply, BUD is a box suspended over legs and is held together by springs. In practice, BUD is an ungainly robot child, staggering and tripping his way […]


Duncan Jones' Mute is part of same movie-verse as Moon, starts shooting next week
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 3:44 pm
Duncan Jones has been trying to get Mute going for over a decade


Tower Pops Exposing a CSAA
Posted by evebloggers.com [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 4:00 pm
 


Skyforge’s new equipment system means less bag management and fewer extra resources
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 3:30 pm
If you’re one of the few people who really enjoy messing around with bag space, Skyforge‘s revamped equipment system will strike you as a notable downgrade. For everyone else, it’s meant as an upgrade. It’s a pretty drastic shift for the game, however, with a change in how many equipment slots are available to a change in the basics of [...]


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LOTRO discusses March of the King update, premium housing
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 4:00 pm
Dungeons and Dragons Online got a hope-filled producer’s letter earlier this week — now it’s Lord of the Rings Online’s turn. “We are currently hard at work on Update 19, titled the March of the King,” Executive Producer Rob “Severlin” Ciccolini reveals. “Our plan is to release the update in October. Update 19 will feature The Last Debate, along with [...]


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Overwatch puts its next patch up on the test server
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 4:30 pm
Want to play with the next Overwatch patch before it’s live? The game’s next patch is currently up on the test server for PC players, so you can test out all of the changes for yourself. Of course, most of the changes consist of bug fixes, but there are ability balance changes in the mix as well, most of which [...]


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World of Warcraft brings players up to speed on artifact weapons
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 5:00 pm
As we’re now almost a month in World of Warcraft: Legion, it stands to reason that the artifact weapon system is an old hat to many top-level players. However, there’s always the real possibility that players who are just now getting started in the game or are leveling up into the expansion might be confused about the new system. Enter [...]


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Best Starbound Mods
Posted by Rock, Paper, Shotgun [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 2:00 pm
Venturing onto an unexplored foreign planet is a bit like emigrating, but instead of immediately setting up a bank account, renting a flat, and/or hiring a car your primary is concern is, well, staying alive. In interstellar sandbox adventure Starbound [official site] there are plenty of moon-bound monsters out to get you from the off – […]


It remake wraps production with terrifying jack-in-the-box Pennywise image
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 2:34 pm
Years of development troubles are over: the It remake is in the can


11 places you've seen the type of "hackers" in this Watch Dogs 2 trailer before
Posted by gamesradar news [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 2:40 pm
I love hackers. Or rather, I love Hollywood's idea of hackers. They're always these tough dudes (usu ...


Three UI Improvements EVE Needs By November
Posted by evebloggers.com [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 2:41 pm
November looms ever closer and this expansion has the potential to be the most impactful one in recent history. With thousands or potentially … [visit site to read more]


The Age of the Full Zone Respawn
Posted by evebloggers.com [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 2:45 pm
More memories from the depths of TorilMUD lore. Being one of the proto-MMO MUDs, and the MUD in particular that influenced the creation of EverQuest, TorilMUD included early/crude/simplified versions of many of the MMO mechanics we have come to


Perpetuum adds two new mech-class robots in today’s patch
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 1:30 pm
Robots! Yes, an article about robots that is not written by Eliot! We’re talking about Perpetuum Online’s robots, of course. Back in August, Avatar Creations updated the sandbox with a wave of Syndicate robots. A second wave is due out in a patch arriving today, according to a new dev piece out this week. “This time we’re introducing two mech-class [...]


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Global Chat: Is casual raiding in MMORPGs an oxymoron?
Posted by Massively Overpowered [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 September 2016, 2:00 pm
Do you scoff, chortle, or sneer when you hear the phrase “casual raiding” among the MMO community? You might be laughing at your own ignorance of modern trends, according to Frank at Overly Positive. “Led by a movement in games like WoW and others who want to create more inclusive endgame, raids have gradually become more accessible to casual players,” Frank [...]


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