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league of legends japan league 2015
The Asian dominance in the League of Legends eSports scene is palpable, but it's adding another country on the list to watch out for: Japan. The League of Legends Japan League -- or LJL -- has kicked off and will serve as the country's premier competitive tournament for the MMO MOBA.Six of Japan's top teams -- an increase from last year's four -- will be battling it out in front of a live audience. Expect the Japanese teams to fight with a ...
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Jan 24 2015
tug multiplayer first phase
In an update over the weekend, the TUG multiplayer feature was implemented. Granted it was only the first phase so a lot more adding and tweaking will be implemented, but at least TUG players can start a gaming session with MMORPG friends.This latest TUG update also doles out a few more heavy-hitting features such as a new terrain engine, a new UI system, expanded mod capabilities and new AI characters. The engine optimizations allow for gre...
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Jan 24 2015
world of tanks russian
The mmo giants at Wargaming began their current trilogy by planting a big, free to play flag in Russia and the rest, they say, was history. In a long overdue nod to their World of Tanks roots, Wargaming have, at long last, introduced a series of Russia Heavies to the console edition of the military mmo. World of Tanks: Iron Brotherhood will bring a battalion of newer, meatier tanks into the battlefield, all brandishing that iconic, Soviet red st...
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Jan 23 2015
RIFT Storm at Sea launches January 28th
RIFT players are in for some spanking new content next week that finds them exploring Tyrant's Throne, a mysterious disc of earth and iron that's adrift in the Dreaming Sea within the mmorpg. This island has served as a place of refuge for Crucia after her defeat in Frozen Tempest due to it being shrouded by storms. Crucia has her army preparing for a new planar war when adventurers arrive and disrupt her plans. There's all this and more when RIF...
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Jan 23 2015
Marvel Heroes 2015 Winter Soldier pre-order available
The massive success of the Marvel movies has introduced plenty of lesser-known characters to the non-comic collecting public. Such was the case in the last Captain America movie where moviegoers were treated to seeing both the Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Now mmo players will be able to play as the original sidekick to Captain America as the Marvel Heroes 2015 Winter Soldier pack is now available for pre-order.While the movie portrayed Buck...
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Jan 23 2015
world of warships weekend
There's already been an Alpha and a Beta test for World of Warships, but this weekend's Beta is the one that everybody was waiting for. The World of Warships: Wings Over Water Beta test welcomes the long-awaited aircraft carrier class into the fleet, giving fans a first look at aerial and nautical combat, combined into a single mmofps. The incoming aircraft carriers will allow players to scramble an entire squadron of fighters from their deck, ...
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Jan 23 2015
dayz 3 million players
It may get lonely in DayZ as you play a survivor in a post-apocalyptic world, but you're not really alone when you consider there are now 3 million players who have bought the game.The DayZ 3 million player milestone was hard fought -- developers spent more than year improving the Steam Early Access version with a total of 24 updates released to the main public branch of the game, even beating many mmorpg games in sheer iteration speed. Impr...
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Jan 23 2015
Skyforge reveals new Gunner class
For those mmo gamers that love overwhelming firepower, they got a treat today as Allods revealed the new Skyforge Gunner class along with a new video touting the Gunner's awesome combat capabilities. I love how the game describes the Gunner as neither being good or evil, but rather just caring about their beloved giant, transforming gun. While deadly at long range as a DPS threat, the Gunner class is surprisingly versatile.The basic attack of...
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Jan 22 2015
APB: Reloaded coming to consoles
When we were kids, we loved playing cops and robbers. Now that we're older, we can enjoy the same escape from reality in the online world of APB: Reloaded. Whether you want to be a hardened criminal or a hardcore law enforcement officer, the action is thick and heavy in this mmofps. While millions of PC users have logged into the game since it relaunched, it now appears that the player base is going to expand once again. Gamers will be happy to h...
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Jan 22 2015
warframe wyrmius mini game
Warframe takes the game within a game concept and gives it an old-school shooter twist: Fans, meet the side-scrolling mini game called Wyrmius. Warframe's Wyrmius mini game, which is exclusive to the PC version of the MMO, allows you to blast enemies in retro classic style. In the Warframe Wyrmius mini game trailer below, you can see the slick Sentinel-based space shooter in action:Developers warn that in the tradition of old-school shooter...
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Jan 22 2015