MMO Blog Articles

a first look at ea s new command conquer
It looks like EA is stepping its foot into the eSports arena. Their new Command & Conquer game is going to be free to play and consists of three factions warring for control of a map. Upon first glance you can tell the classic C&C old-school RTS gameplay is still being used for this new title.But the question is if this approach is still appealing. C&C has always been known as a game where you make waves and waves of infantry - th...
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Mar 16 2013
gamepocalypse 2013
GamePocalypse 2013 is a charity event organized by Bottomline guild gaming community. It will take place on 16 March 2013 starting with 12:00 AM CET and it will last 24 hours. This event is held to help Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). Wounded Warrior Project is an American non governmental organization that aims to support those who suffered injuries while serving military duty. Bottomline is an online gaming community whose members are MMO player...
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Mar 14 2013
gamespy 1up ugo ign
Two weeks ago, digital publisher Ziff Davis announced the closing of websites 1UP, UGO, and Gamespy after acquiring their larger parent network IGN. In an internal email to staff Davis stated the company changes are “designed to allow us to Simplify and Focus” and “to do fewer things but do them exceptionally well.” The majority of the company’s focus will be now be on websites IGN.com and Askmen.com, their two most popular sites in the network....
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Mar 08 2013
top 10 anime mmos
There are dozens of anime-style MMOs scattered all over the internet these days that leave many of us scratching our heads and wondering which one to choose. I have compiled a list of our favorite anime style MMO, both new and old, to aid you in your quest for finding the one that’s perfect for you. Who knows, you might even want to play them all.   10. Angels OnlineChoosing number ten on this list was difficult. There are many games w...
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Mar 06 2013
build the best mmo gaming rig
I’ve had countless conversations with gamers about their computers not being powerful enough to play the latest MMO with all of their guild members. It hurts just to think about losing hours of loot or experience because the computer started to lag when you’re attacked. We’ve all been there. No more lamenting - I have put together a list of parts for gamers who are in need of an upgrade but don’t have too much money stacked away to spend on an e...
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Mar 05 2013
ccp agenda for 2013
EVE Online reached 500k subscribers, EVE FanFest 2013 is sold out, Dust 514 is well received and World of Darkness is still on the to do list. It surely looks like CCP has its hand full. Let’s take it one at a time. EVE FanFest is an annual convention that celebrates EVE Online. This year it will take place in April in Reykjavik, Iceland and the tickets are already gone. It is no surprise considering 2013 marks two important EVE Online events. T...
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Mar 01 2013
blizzcon 2013
BlizzCon 2013 was officially confirmed to take place on the 8-9 November 2013 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. This is great news for Blizzard fans from all over the world especially for those who have the possibility to actually be there. BlizzCon was skipped in 2012 because Blizzard needed time to prepare the Diablo 3, Mists of Pandaria and StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm release. BlizzCon 2013 gives fans the chance to meet and d...
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Feb 25 2013
project blackstone what is the dominion up to
A few months ago Blizzard Entertainment registered a new domain projectblackstone.com. There was no official news or announcements so everyone started speculations and discussions. Having nothing but the name to work with, the most popular thought was that Project Blackstone was something related to the Diablo franchise. The Black Soulstone is a powerful artifact that has the ability to capture and hold the Prime Evils souls. The speculation prov...
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Feb 19 2013
anime kida online resource for anime fans
Anime Kida is a social network for anime enthusiasts. http://animekida.com is a good resource for anime and manga fans to stay up to date with news, find out about anime video games and connect through forums. Anime Kida keeps all its content neatly organized in categories. The News page lists upcoming anime episodes. Each entry has a short description and a picture. A nice feature is the built in search option which allows viewers to s...
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Feb 04 2013
rift without hartsman same better or worse
Last week, the Trion team in charge of Rift has taken quite a major blow. Scott Hartsman, the head of Rift team and executive producer announced he will be leaving Trion. It’s no secret that some weeks ago, Trion laid off a big part of its Rift staff. Community managers and official Trion representatives informed us that things like these are normal and needed for a company to comply with today’s market demands. However, we cannot help but to ask...
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Jan 28 2013