Andy Velasquez has published the first Neverwinter State of the Game letter on the official site. In the lengthy note, Velasquez talks about things the team has worked on to fix during the game’s open beta, gives a hint at things the team is working on now and drops a big “ranged” hint about the next character class that players can expect to see enter the game in the near future.
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Longtime MMORPG.com readers will remember our former managing editor, Dana Massey. After leaving MMORPG.com, Dana joined Rocket City Studios. The team’s first game, action RPG Second Chance Heroes, is a candidate for Steam’s Greenlight program. Let’s do our bro a favor and head over to vote it up!
Have yet to try out Trion Worlds’ Defiance? If not, this weekend is your chance as the game will be free to download and play via Steam. The weekend runs from May 23-26 and then follow up on May 27 by watching all six of the TV show’s first episodes ba… Continue reading
In this first in a series of upcoming developer diaries, Dawngate’s Senior Producer Dave Cerra writes about the design philosophy of Waystone Games, their upcoming MOBA Dawngate, and what we can expect to learn through the title’s public closed beta pr… Continue reading
Bungie has released a brand new 30-second Destiny trailer that will debut on cable’s TNT channel on Saturday, May 25th. The trailer features “the award-winning visual effects studio Digital Domain, “Law of the Jungle” gives players a taste of Destiny’s action-packed adventures through a live-action and CG interpretation of the epic game universe.”
Rob Lashley continues his series for MMORPG.com that is based around Neverwinter. Called Foundry Focus, Rob shines the spotlight on a specific Foundry quest each week. In this week’s article, Rob takes a look at “Torment and the Catastrophe”. Check it out and then tell us about your favorite Foundry quests in the comments.
RTSGuru.com has been given a 1500-use beta key for the upcoming MOBA Dawngate, whose closed beta begins this weekend. Head to RTSGuru.com and grab one, quick!
The latest Letter from the Producer has been published along with the announcement that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will officially be released on August 27, 2013! This should twitterpate players around the globe who have been eagerly waiting for… Continue reading
In a new video interview with Jeremy Gaffney, he reveals that the WildStar payment model is not “unknown” and that it is a “hybrid model”. You can check it out for yourself at 16:14 of the Gamebreaker.tv interview.
Aion players will have the opportunity to head back to the dreaded Shugo Tomb with the arrival of the in-game event that is slated to run from May 22nd through June 12th. Players can score some pretty awesome stuff by participating.
The Pathfinder Online team has posted a long and very detailed blog article about how the alignment system will work in the game on release. According to the post, alignment has been one of the most keenly debated topics on the forums.
Hunted Cow has released the patch notes for the second round of closed beta testing for Eldevin. The team is planning to roll out new content and features for testers to try out. In addition, several significant improvements have been made to existing … Continue reading
The stage is set, the teams are lined up, and the first of our planned monthly MMORPG.com Invitational Tournaments for Guild Wars 2 is ready to begin this Sunday, May 26th at 12pm PT (3pm ET, 7pm GMT). Read on for the list of our competitors, the tourn… Continue reading
The Canadian iTunes store is featuring Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar. The game is released officially there, other countries to come soon. Rejoice, Canada!
Guilds are an integral part of most MMOs yet the tools for running them are often lacking. In her latest column, Genese Davis makes a few suggestions about how to make management and usefulness of guilds more effective. Read on and then leave your guil… Continue reading
Ecol Browser is what we call an “in between game” for many reasons. We have played Ecol Tactics quite a bit recently and have some thoughts to share about how it fits in the MMO space. See why we call it ‘browser candy’ before heading to the comments.
The Blizzard team has produced an awesome graphical look back at the past year in Diablo III. If you’re a fan of numbers, this is a fantastic representation of the activity in D3 over the last 365 days. Check it out!
Bill Fisher has posted a new developer diary on the official Rift site to lay out the details for the upcoming Loyalty Rewards program that will arrive with the game’s F2P iteration. Philosophically, the program is very similary to Veteran’s Rewards bu… Continue reading
In our latest Wayback Wednesday, we take a look at perennial favorite, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes. We’ve got a terrific in-game video, members of the dev team on hand and some thoughts about the game itself. Check it out and then tell us about your exper… Continue reading
Turbine has revealed the first details about the forthcoming Dungeons & Dragons Online expansion, Shadowfell Conspiracy. The expansion is available in two packages, each containing various in-game items and perks. The Collector’s Edition will run $… Continue reading