Blizzard isn't saying exactly which two characters will be joining Heroes of the Storm, but they've released a short video featuring both a male and female voice that just may lead to some interesting speculation.
I've been playing Blade & Soul a lot since its Head Start began late last week, and today I'm happy to report that I'm still having a good time, for now. The core of B&S enjoyment, at least for me, is in the game's combat, PVP, and group dungeons. The combat essentially being the chief reason I'd recommend people play this F2P MMORPG. But that doesn't mean NCSOFT's most recent effort is perfect.
The Skyforge site has sent out a new trailer to show off new package bundles for two popular classes in any one of three special packs. The Berserker brings endless fury to the battlefield while the Slayer stalks through the shadows. In these new specially priced bundles, each class comes with unique costumes, headgear, Argents and more.
The Blade & Soul team has taken to the game's official forums with the welcomed news that steps are being taken to ease the overcrowded servers and to reduce the long queue times that many players are experiencing.
Age of Conan has a new game director in the form of The Secret World lead designer Romain Amiel. Amiel has penned the latest game update, mainly to introduce himself, and to provide his credentials as someone who has worked on AoC in earlier years before moving on to TSW.
My, does time fly! We're already about halfway through December and the spiral is bustling with fun items, events, giveaways, and contests to help celebrate the holidays!
The Arc Warden has made his way into DOTA 2 along with the Balance of Power update. The Arc Warden is one of two characters from the original DOTA to make it into the sequel. Arc Wardens attack by manipulating energy that can both buff friendlies and cause damage to enemies.
MMORPG.com has been given gift keys for Survarium that will give players the Bandit Set. Get a unique UZI Hurricane submachine gun, Bandit pants and jacket and join the fight!With this equipment you will be well protected from the dangers of the New World and you'll definitely stand out among other survivors!
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Trove players with a love of Trion's Rift will be happy to hear that a new playable class has joined the game: The Chloromancer. This child of nature attacks with Leafy Lasher, a time bomb that damages all enemies in the vicinity; Blooming Pollinator that heals party members and more.
Shroud of the Avatar introduces agriculture in their 25th release, adds new scenes, and hosts members of their community (and that's just in the last twenty-four hours before code-freeze). Red Thomas makes his periodic pilgrimage to seat of power in Texas and comes back with epic tales of productivity for your perusal.
The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is upon us and we can imagine that many of you out there are going to be hankering for some fun Star Wars gaming once you've left the theater. Unfortunately, there's been a dearth of good Star Wars games for a while now, but there are some excellent classics we feel you should check out (or re-visit).
One of the games that EU/NA players are most looking forward to playing as 2016 looms on the horizon is Black Desert Online. Today is a big day for fans as it marks the commencement of the first round of closed beta testing. The Black Desert CBT is now live and lucky holders of keys can now log in and try it out for themselves.
Fans of Wizards of the Coast and D&D who have yet to try out Sword Coast Legends can do so for free this weekend. SCL will be free to play beginning at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern on Thursday, December 17th and will run through December 22nd. During that same time frame, folks looking to purchase Sword Coast Legends can do so for $19.99.
Who is CU competing against? Is it other MMORPGs? Is it all of gaming or even all of entertainment? Maybe it's us and our short attention spans? More and more the correct answer is all of the above. As our phones evolved into being portable entertainment devices the ability of a single game to grab and maintain our attention has become increasingly difficult.
Nexon has released a new trailer to showcase the Rune Blader from MapleStory 2. Rune Bladers, as might be expected, slice and dice their way through enemies with a sword and elemental attacks.
Jagex has announced a slate of activities to take place during 2016 in celebration of the fifteenth anniversary of Runescape. Events will take place in Runescape, Old School Runescape and Chronicles: Runescape Legends. The game's original founders, Andrew and Paul Gower, will be returning as guest designers on a Gower Quest in the original game that will bring events in play since 2013 to a close.
Nutaku.com has announced that it has launched a new title in the super-hero themed RPG "Hero Zero". Hero Zero is a free-to-play browser title with over 22M registered players.
An intrepid World of Warcraft user has made a brand new video to compare the differences in view distance between Warlords of Draenor, currently the live version, and the upcoming Legion expansion. Check it out. For a decade plus old game, it's pretty impressive.
Visceral Games has all but announced that it is ramping up work on a new open world RPG set in the Star Wars universe. Former Assassin's Creed producer Jade Raymond is joined by Uncharted writer Amy Hennig, a star-power pair that is sure to generate huge hype for the game. The news was discovered by GeekNation.com via an ad placed on the EA/Visceral site.
WildStar players in a festive mood will want to check into the game today as the Protostar Gala Winterfest hass officially commenced. Players will find new activities, festive costumes and furniture, daily quests and much more as well as 'screaming deals' on game shop items. To celebrate the big day, Carbine has released a great new video. See what you think!
Dying Light will be expanding in February 2016 with the release of The Following. Techland has unveiled the story behind The Following with a new trailer that sees the survivors of the original campaign facing a new threat.
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward has been updated with numerous fixes as well as the inclusion of the epic new story line called Saint Endalim's Scholasticate. In it, players investigate the Holy See's future clergy now that Ishgard's history has been revealed. Most significantly, players will be able to get hands on the new Anima weapons.
Stoic has announced the release date for the console port of The Banner Saga. The PlayStation 4 and XBox One versions will be headed to consoles on Tuesday, January 12, 2016.
Fans of the Final Fantasy series will be pleased to hear that the Final Fantasy VI port for PC will arrive in about an hour. No price is listed yet but if it follows suit with other ports from the series, FFVI should run about $16.
Mechwarrior Online has had a long road to get to where it is today, and the mood of the Steam launch event--where almost 200 fans have gathered alongside Piranha Games staff--couldn't reflect that any better. On one hand, the evening feels like a celebration of the milestones that Mechwarrior Online has achieved to date.