MMO Blog Articles

apocalyptic games for december 2012
December 21 2012 will remain in modern history as one of the most popular doomsday scenarios ever predicted. To keep in trend with all the mayhem currently going on, we kindly suggest some apocalyptic games that deal with the end of the world in multiple manners. Zombie apocalypse is so in right now that one might think that some people actually wish for a surprise zombie attack. How to survive zombie apocalypse guides are a fun read but it’s th...
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Dec 21 2012
new swtor expansion officially announced
Great news for Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) players is the announcement of an upcoming expansion. As we can expect, Bioware didn’t release much info yet. The name is Rise of the Hutt Cartel and although we don’t know much about it at the moment, it’s never too early to start speculating. The new Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion is scheduled for spring 2013. It’s a long wait but the announcement itself is still a Christmas present for ...
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Dec 19 2012
ghost in the shell mmo
The idea of making a MMO based on Ghost in the Shell manga franchise was always out there but no gaming company took a serious step in that direction. There were discussions on forums and, at one point, someone even posted in a thread several ideas about a Ghost in the Shell game universe. In 1997, game developers Exact in collaboration with THQ and Sony Online Entertainment released a Play Station only Ghost in the Shell video game. It was a sin...
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Dec 18 2012
pvp content in ncsoft mmos
NCsoft is one of the gaming companies whose games are mostly focused on PvP activities. Guild Wars 2 and Aion have end game PvP content and Lineage 2 also has lots of PvP options. In most MMO games, the end game is usually split in PvE and PvP. Players can enjoy both or just one type of content. NCsoft has a different approach with its MMORPGs. There is plenty of PvE content but, after reaching the level cap, players will find out that they must ...
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Dec 17 2012
mmo npcs
MMO NPCs are the entire population of non human controlled characters from MMO games. They can be trainers, vendors, quest givers and some have absolutely no functional purpose, they’re there just to add up to the game’s atmosphere. For some reason, players become very fond of some of them. These famous NPCs are mentioned on forum discussions or in random jokes. Scotty Malm is a Rift: Planes of Telara NPC. There is a long chain quest built aroun...
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Dec 14 2012
mmo quotes
Random MMO quotes, said by NPCs or playable characters, have become so mainstream that are often used even in a non gaming related environment. It’s probably impossible for game creators to predict the success and popularity of such small phrases. They are remembered for being funny, weird or annoying. Each game has its popular quotes but most people remember those from the most popular MMO's. It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this! – This phrase...
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Dec 13 2012
rpg mouse collection
An RPG mouse is a type of mouse customized for RPG games. The special thing about these mice is that they have lots of buttons to bind game actions. The more abilities and spells an RPG character has, the more keys you’ll need. Gamers usually use all sorts of combos (like ALT+1, ALT+2, etc.) to key bind all the necessary abilities. At first it is overwhelming to remember them all but, in time, with practice and dexterity, it becomes a natura...
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Dec 12 2012
christmas events in mmos
Christmas is one of the most loved and celebrated holidays all over the world. It’s a time when even the most hardcore gamer takes a break, even from his or her favorite MMO, to spend some time with friends and family. Game companies are well aware of that so they came up with a clever way to steal a few moments from a player’s R&R time. They brought Christmas into MMO world by implementing special events. Just like real Christmas, these even...
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Dec 11 2012
what happened at the vga 2012
Spike Video Game Awards or just VGA is a yearly event dedicated to video games. The 2012 edition also marked VGA's tenth anniversary. VGA 2012 was quite a show worth watching also for entertainment not just for the awards. The show started with a most hilarious game trailer for the upcoming South Park game, The Stick of Truth. During the event, several world premiers were revealed and there were music moments performed by Linkin Park and Wolfgang...
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Dec 10 2012
role playing in mmorpgs
Most of us know the term RPG and what it stands for but very few know the actual meaning of role playing in MMORPG games. In single player RPGs, things are quite straightforward. Players build a fictional character and experience the game in any way they like. The interaction with the game world is based on player's decisions. In addition to race, class and faction players also get to choose an alignment. Quests have multiple endings. For example...
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Dec 07 2012