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Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:30:37 GMT Now that we are in the lead up to Battle for Azeroth, Blizzard has announced that all content through Legion is available without actually having to purchase the game. You will still need to, however, maintain a subscription to access all that content. In addition, and if you wish to take part in the Battle for Azeroth content, you will need to purchase the expansion.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:43:46 GMT Queen Jennah and the Captain's Council of Lion's Arch are inviting all Guild Wars 2 players to participate in the Festival of the Four Winds starting on July 24th. There will be new fun in the sun for players who can earn Festival Tokens and Favors of the Festival that can be traded for in-game goodies. All that players need to do is take the special balloons from any capital city and head straight to the fun.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:58:36 GMT Beginning Tuesday, July 31st, Destiny 2 will see the start of the Solstice of Heroes when the denizens of the City take an opportunity to thank Guardians for "bravely defending them". Players "will put on the now-broken ceremonial armor to remind themselves of what it's like to not be invincible. During the event, Ikora Rey will provide players with a new event armor that can be upgraded during the Solstice of Heroes.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:49:44 GMT Playsaurus has announced the start of beta testing for Clicker Heroes 2. During the test, players will be able to "clicking through an infinite Action RPG built and designed to be enjoyed for years to come.". The goal of the game is to provide players with infinite progression and amazing powerups along the way. It's a "neverending journey to defeat mythical creatures, progressing through an infinite number of worlds".
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:38:57 GMT Middle-earth: Shadow of War has been updated with a large patch that brings a number of new enhancements and content into the game. In addition, the Market has been removed so the game is now 100% microtransaction-free. Orcs can be recruited through Online Vendettas and Ranked Conquests and will be stored in a player's Garrison. . Mirian will "be used to train, upgrade and customize your personal Orc army".
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:22:10 GMT Phoenix Labs has sent a pair of interesting tidbits of Dauntless news. In the first, the team announced that over two million players have taken part in Dauntless since it launched into open beta in May. Secondly, developers also revealed that The Coming Storm is a brand new content expansion that will be arriving on August 9th.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:00:00 GMT With the varied video resolutions on modern consoles and growing expectancy for quality digital content, AVerMedia's Live Gamer ULTRA is set to make your "Play of The Game" moments look just as good as they felt with 4K HDR play-though and capture.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:35:11 GMT Rare has released a new trailer and developer diary for the next Sea of Thieves DLC. Called "Cursed Sails", players are urged to "ready your cannons for...Cursed Sails [that] sees the dead setting sail for war against the living".
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:20:00 GMT Hello Games has released a brand new trailer to show off a plethora of new and improved features coming to No Man's Sky with the NEXT update that will launch next week. Viewers will get a look at the brand new multiplayer feature, as well as the first- and third-person flight options. The video also shows off the retooled GFX.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:07:34 GMT The Blade & Soul site has been updated with a post to provide players a preview of "a number of impactful itemization and systems changes" that are coming with the next update that is currently scheduled for release on July 25th. Readers will learn of the possibility of a merchant spawning in hard level dungeons, daily & weekly challenge rewards revamps, battleground tweaks and much more.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:00:00 GMT It's not been a good year for brand spanking new games in the MMORPG realm. Heck, when was the last time it was? But that doesn't mean the games we already have haven't been making a strong showing. In fact, some of the most popular games in the world right now are those that have been out for years already. Here is our list of the Best MMOs of 2018 So Far (in no particular order).
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:56:14 GMT If you're a Grand Theft Auto Online player, this is a great week to extend your criminal empire with huge discounts on high-end properties, vehicles and upgrades. This will get you squared away before Nightclubs debut in game later this summer. Players will "profit from this week's kingmaker bonuses and advantageous property discounts".
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:50:43 GMT Sandbox Interactive is celebrating the first anniversary of Albion Online with a look back at the weeks since launch. In addition, Sandbox is featuring a pretty sweet raffle that will see lucky winners take home prizes including Legendary Packs, Epic Packs, in-game gold, Veteran Packs, posters, books and "other goodies".
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:34:12 GMT Bandai Namco has announced that Divinity: Original Sin 2 will be heading for XBox Game Preview starting July 19th. The XBox One version features native 4K and HDR support (optimizing the game for XBox One X) and comes with performance improvements, UI tweaks and bug fixes. In addition, players will also meet Sir Lora, the Squirrel Night, a new DLC character that comes with the pre-order of the Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:00:00 GMT Final Fantasy XIV producer Naoki Yoshida is back with another live letter. This month's instalment offers a look about the upcoming Monster Hunter collaboration and the next Eureka expedition, as well as the first concrete details about Patch 4.4, Prelude in Violet.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:36:04 GMT Dynamight has taken a new position with regard to Fractured servers. Originally, the team planned to host the game on a single server located in North America. After receiving community feedback, the plan is to utilize regional servers as the game grows. In addition, Fractured will be localized into seven languages alongside English: Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Spanish, French, German and Italian.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:17:59 GMT Wizard101 will be going offline for the next update that is pack to the gills with all sorts of neat things for everyone. Players can look forward to an epic facelift for Wizard City itself from Unicorn Way to Olde Town. Character Creation, Character Selection and the Tutorial will all be updated too. It's not just visuals either, but also includes new sound and music.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:05:00 GMT Battlestate game has sent out a brand new trailer that showcases some of the things coming with the v0.9 Escape from Tarkov update that will be released in the near future. Items include smoke grenades, flashbang, ID armbands, new weapons, new equipment and more. Players can look forward to the first scav boss, The Dealmaker.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:24:00 GMT Blizzard has announced a trio of World of Warcraft animated short movies that will spotlight three iconic leaders "from across Azeroth": Jaina Proudmoore, Sylvanas Windrunner and Queen Azshara. The three will be released ahead of the Battle for Azeroth expansion coming on August 14th.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:46:19 GMT Games have evolved, mechanics have been created, and graphics will continue to get better. Game theory remains the same. Dark Age of Camelot was an MMO that sometimes gets overshadowed by Everquest and World of Warcraft. It was made on the East Coast, which for video games is rare. However, it offered a PvP system which has now spread into every aspect of online gaming today. Here are five reasons why this system was the best ever created.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:56:34 GMT The latest Live Letter from the Producer is complete with the news that Final Fantasy XIV players will be able to start the "Great Hunt" in order to battle Rathalos. This behemoth dragon comes as part of the Monster Hunter World cross over event and parties of up to 8-players (normal) or 4-players (extreme) will be ready to take on the challenge starting August 7th.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:00:00 GMT World of Warcraft's next expansion is less than a month out and, as has become tradition, the "pre-patch" / pre-event is getting ready to kick off starting on July 17th. When you log in on Tuesday, the "War of Thorns" will begin and it won't be the same Azeroth you left on logging out on Monday. So, what will be the big things that will change literally overnight? Here are a few of the most significant.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:19:31 GMT The Fractured team is going to be unleashing a ton of information about the game this week that marks the final week for the KickStarter initiative. With the campaign already at 76% complete, it's a great time to check out everything the team will be offering up this week. The week kicks off later today with a live Q&A via YouTube that will be centered on crafting and building in Fractured.
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 10:33:46 GMT Mechanical keyboards are the happening thing for gamers, but what do you do you do if you prefer a lower profile, like on a Mac or laptop? Well, Hexgears has the answer with the X-1 Wireless Low Profile Mechanical Keyboard. Working in partnership with Input Club, the team has developed a full-fledged gaming keyboard, complete with switch choices, RGB backlighting, and a one of the most unique layouts we've seen.
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:00:00 GMT TERA's console players will be able to enjoy some fun in the sun starting July 17th with the arrival of the Summer Festival. The event features a a number of special quests and mini-games that allow players to unlock "rewards including valuable enchanting materials, max-level gear and new summer accessories".
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 15:00:00 GMT The latest Kritika Online update arrived earlier this week that brings a new round of Class Awakenings on board. Classes that received their 'second awakening' include: Assassin, Catspaw, Wolf Guardian, Psion and Vamp. Player characters that are 'awakened' have access to six new skills, a sligh appearance update and receive the Noble title.
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:00:00 GMT Twitch gaming fans have helped raise over $2.7M for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ahead of this year's GuardianCon in Tampa, Florida. Funds were raised through a charity marathon with over 190,000 people viewing game streamers on Twitch. There were a ton of incentives for donations including Ninja dying his hair if donations got to $50,000 or that he would get a tattoo if donations hit the $200,000 mark. Ninja even offered to drop all his Fortnite items for every $500 donation
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:04:22 GMT The latest producer's letter has surfaced on the Bless Online Steam page. In it, readers are informed of four significant features coming with the July 18th update and beyond. On July 18th, players will be treated to the Migra Turis Elite content update that adds "a new level of difficulty" and, of course, new rewards.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:00:00 GMT Today we're taking a look at Corsair's stylish new wireless gaming headset, the Corsair HS70 Wireless. Coming in at only $99.99, their competing in a busy market filled with great options. Are they worth the buy?
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:00:00 GMT First of all, let's talk about what we know about the new game mode coming to Warframe in the future, and then we can talk about what the possibilities are. If you have been living under a rock, under the sea, and far away from MMORPG.com, you might not know what Codename: Railjack is. I had the pleasure of attending TennoCon 2018, and of talking to Dave Kudirka the Senior Producer for Warframe