Lords of the Dead

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One of the biggest growing trends in PC gaming right now is the concept of early access to unfinished games for a reduced price. While MMO players are often familiar with things like alpha and beta testing, it's new territory for lots of gamers. Rust, a game from the creators of Garry's Mod, is one of the latest entries in the ever-expanding realm of early access games and we took the time to dive in and see if this brutal quest for survival is worth your time and money yet. Continue reading...
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Perfect World is celebrating the fourth anniversary of Star Trek Online today with the launch of Season 8.5 "A Step Between Stars". Continue reading...
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On Wednesday, it was reported here that Funcom's Oslo, Norway offices were raided by the local authorities in connection to the ongoing investigation of stock practices surrounding The Secret World's launch some 18 months or so ago. Today, Erling Ellingsen, Director of Communications for Funcom reached out to MMORPG.com to offer these words. Continue reading...
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This patch contains the new Duel System, the Weather Effects System, new Environments, Performance Fixes, and various other fixes and changes. The next patch, among other things, will be about the Villages, and the New School, both currently in testing. Continue reading...
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After a successful Open Beta launch to Lucent Heart we in partnership with MMORPG.com are giving away even more with today's Open Beta Item Giveaway event! Come grab your MMORPG Style Pack while they are hot! Continue reading...
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Aside from an update to the Everquest Next: Landmark alpha requirements, one of the other notable discussion topics this week was the weekly Roundtable, where Omeed Dariani and Jeff Butler discuss how grouping and individual contributions might work within Everquest Next. Continue reading...
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Visionary Realms' Brad McQuaid and Portalarium's Richard Garriott are announcing a collaboration between their two crowdfunded MMO projects in Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen and Shroud of the Avatar, respectively. Continue reading...
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WBIE has partnered with Fabrika Online to bring the upcoming F2P DC Comics MOBA, Infinite Crisis, to Russia. Continue reading...
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Artifact hunting. Who doesn't love it? There is something thrilling about spotting the glimmer of the artifact's worldly star, even if you have no interest in completing collections or lucky coins. RIFT's 2.6 update has something special for artifact hunters, especially if they also love dimensions. And let's be honest, who doesn't? Today we're talking Dream Weaving, the new profession combining RIFT's two unlikeliest systems into a powerful blend that improves both. Ready? Let's dig in. Continue reading...
Filed under: Fantasy, Opinion, Free-to-Play, Free Realms, Kids, Jukebox Heroes, Music
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There's something about the announcement of a game's closure that draws tons of interest to that MMO, the type of interest that it frankly needed long before now, not a few minutes too late. Even so, I had Free Realms on my to do list for a while now and figured that spending an hour with its score was something that needed to be done. Free Realms had had a lot of fingers in its musical pie, including those belonging to Tracy W. Bush, Atli Örvarsson, David Raiklen, and Aaron Kaplan. As a score, it's very reminiscent of The Sims franchise's soundtracks: whimsical, childlike, and quite light on pounding percussion. The many minigames and themed zones probably demanded a good variety of motifs to be developed. It's a very good score overall although not as wide on variety as I would typically like. Let's give this game the musical send-off it deserves!...