Lords of the Dead

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[​IMG] The PvP team at ArenaNet is steadily gearing up for the release of the Heart of Thorns expansion, with the PvP-inclined among the Guild Wars 2 playerbase being treated to a 24-hour open beta Stronghold event last week. I don’t know about you lot, but I found the Stronghold open beta experience to be very interesting and perhaps even game-changing for [...] Continue reading...
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CCP has posted new information on the Updates page to let players know that the "Mosaic" patch will be deployed on Tuesday, April 28th. Among other things players can expect the following: the new ship skins will arrive for purchase from the in-game store; the overhauled new player experience will arrive; the new 3D star map [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Continue reading...
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As any fan knows, part of loving video games is also being disappointed in them every now and then. This week on Tales from the Neighborhood we're looking at four disappointed blog posts about Neverwinter, World of Warcraft, Final Fantasy Record Keeper, and MMO communities in general, along with a couple of very positive posts about RIFT's new wardrobe system. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Continue reading...
[​IMG] Club Penguin may not be one of the first games you think about when it comes to virtual worlds, but that’s kind of a blind spot; the title has been operating now in the family-friendly market for a decade. Unfortunately, the developers behind the title have taken a bit of a blow now, with Disney reportedly laying off as many as [...] Continue reading...
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The Playstation blog has been updated with the big news that the PlayStation 4 "limited public beta" for Elder Scrolls Online will officially kick off on April 23rd. Players wishing to participate must receive an invitation to take part. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Continue reading...
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The SMITE team has posted information about the next god to join the pantheon in the form of Ah Puch. The post discusses Ah Puch's abilities that bring the undead to bear in the game. Ah Puch utilizes Undead Surge, Hollow Ground, Corpse Explosion, and Empty the Crypts to bring enemies to heel. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Continue reading...
[​IMG] Former Star Wars Galaxies Creative Director and current Crowfall consultant Raph Koster returned to his blog last night to pen the fourth in his series of SWG retrospectives, this one on the sandbox’s living society. To build that society and the diverse people who would populate it, Koster says his team set out to make SWG “care” about player activities by [...] Continue reading...
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Before I go any further with this rant, I need to explain something first, otherwise I'll get Twitter/Steam/in-game messages asking why I'm still playing ESO. ESO is a great game, with a fantastic company behind it. But it just so happens that this fantastic company has blundered and has the community in a stir. With all the commotion that this blunder has created perhaps it will help Zenimax find better solutions to future endeavors. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Continue reading...
[​IMG] This morning’s Daily Grind comes to us from an anonymous Kickstarter donor with a deceptively simple question: Which MMO zone is the most relaxing? A lot of people consider dungeons and combat relaxing compared to their real-world daily grinds, but I love my peace and quiet, and sometimes I like to go to places in games that are anything but [...] Continue reading...
[​IMG] The debut of World of Warcraft Tokens into the game’s economy has caused quite a stir, particularly after the prices plunged during the first few days. Alt:ernative Chat discussed the economics 101 aspect of the event but ultimately posed a few soul-searching questions for buyers. “Was it worth it?” she asks. “All that time it took to ‘make’ that money [...] Continue reading...