Skin collectors (ew) will be delighted to hear that there are four frightfully fascinating variations to nab, as Annie, Blitzcrank, Nidalee and Nocturne now boast a spooky makeover. These will be available as soon as the patch goes live. Unfortunately, these skins will be gone once the Harrowing is over, so get them pronto or forever hold your peace.
BioWare Mythic VP Eugene Evans stated yesterday in an interview with PCGamer that Warhammer Online is in fact not going the route of Free-to-Play stating,
Right now, we’re focused on [arena-based spin-off] Wrath of Heroes as our free-to-play offering in the Warhammer universe. We believe in the community of players who are playing Age of Reckoning. Yes, we could have attracted a lot of players to it [with free-to-play], but it’s unclear how long you’ll keep them. We wanted to support our game as it currently exists.
More Age of Wulin beta news is on tap courtesy of MMO Culture, and more video footage is available as well. The free-to-play fantasy sandbox just opened its initial closed beta phase to the Chinese market, and as a result we're getting a first look at some of the game's unique features and skills.
While most MMOs focus completely on combat, Age of Wulin features some very intriguing non-combat aspects, many of which are found in the life skills tree. In addition to traditional gathering and crafting disciplines, there are also sewing, musician, artist, chess, fortune teller, and beggar skills, just to name a few.
Combat isn't forgotten, course, and you can view a basic combat tutorial video and some life skill clips after the break.
The Troy Online team has announced that the large scale war system will be officially launched on Saturday, October 15th.
The new system will now allow players to participate in the "Invasion War" feature. Players attack opponent's cities in an effort to destroy the holy relics. Winners receive various buffs including increased drop rates and increased XP gains.
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Gamania announce today that not only will Bright Shadow be getting a Halloween expansion, it’ll also be released today. WoW, talk about a quick.The Bright Shadow world is getting bigger, much bigger, doubling in size with many new areas and dungeons to explore. To boot, the level cap has also been nearly doubled from level 39 to 69. The new Halloween expansion will introduce a mentor and apprentice system, that should help out newbies while rewarding veterans. However while fighting along side each other, both will also receive an XP boost as well as well as gain familiarity points which can be used to buy titles and capes. The full list of changes are listed below: 8 new classes (Knight, Demon Slayer, Archer, Gunslinger, Mystic, Illusionist, Taoist, Exorci
It's going to take another few days before Final Fantasy XIV drops the enormous patch 1.19 onto the live servers, but the patch notes have already been released. And most players will likely agree upon glancing at the extensive list of updates that the patch is well worth the wait. Several portions of the update have already been previewed, ranging from the crafting changes to the battle mechanic updates, but there's also a long list of improvements, additions, and other elements to look forward to.
More details are available regarding the many additions to the Grand Company system, including Company leves, new quests, and the details for obtaining a Company chocobo along with obtaining membership. There's also a listing of new items available, a rundown of the new materia system, and a
Ashes of History, the latest Rift? game update featuring the Planar Attunement system, duo dungeons, and a brand new PvP Warfront, is now live. A new trailer from Trion Worlds provides a dramatic look at the content players can expect when they log in.
Not many games can claim that they stood up to Batman and prevailed, but Guild Wars 2 fought off the Dark Knight and more to win the Editors' Game of the Show at this past weekend's Eurogamer Expo.
Competing against such high-profile titles like Battlefield 3 and Batman: Arkham City, Guild Wars 2 came out as the clear favorite of the editorial staff at Eurogamer. Guild Wars 2 was picked from a field of 10 nominees for its scope and ideas. Eurogamer's Tom Bramwell handed out the high praise: "It was almost impossible to choose between some of this year's nominees, but Guild Wars 2 eventually won us over with its incredible depth and intelligent new approach to MMO design."
Eurogamer Expo 2011 attracted over 34,500 attendees, which the show runners claim is the largest audience
The next major content update, Ascension, is heading to MapleStory next week on September 28th. Following the huge Chaos update that took place over the course of the summer in multiple phases, Ascension will be a single update that will rise out of the ashed of Chaos.
The latest patch update will revamp three of the old classes, warriors, magicians and bowmen as they receive new skills and a graphical update. A new dungeon called Monster Park will become available for groups of five to explore.
New quests for whose who are married will be added as well as gifts for those couples who periodically renew their vows. Three new Party-Quests have been added with six others being updated.
To celebrate the Ascension update, new in-game events have been added which players can view on the in-gam
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