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Thirst of the Serpent God arrives in Age of Conan
Halloween is considered a creepy and bloody time of the year. From blood-sucking vampires to shambling zombies, the horror factor ramps up during this holiday. While many mmo games have their own Halloween-themed events, few games take it to the bloody extremes as Age of Conan does. Funcom has announced that their Age of Conan Halloween event, Thirst of the Serpent God, is now live for players to enjoy. Thirst of the Serpent God finds the Priest...
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Oct 31 2014
Neverwinter Masquerade of Liars event now live
Gamers may decide to take a break from fighting dragons in Neverwinter this weekend and have some ghoulish good fun. The fantasy mmorpg has decked out Protector's Enclave with Halloween cheer this weekend, bringing in jesters, tricksters, and Halloween-themed decorations. The Neverwinter Masquerade of Liars event is now live, and players can undertake daily quests and gain some sweet swag.The Neverwinter Masquerade of Liars features two daily...
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Oct 31 2014
trove open beta november 5
Trove has been biding its sweet time in closed beta since late September but developers seem confident enough to push it out now to a wider testing public with the announcement of the Trove open beta launch on November 5. The open beta will give interested cube warriors permission to run around the voxel-based free to play mmo in several available classes: Knight, Gunslinger, Fae Trickster, Neon Ninja and Dracolyte. More classes, including the C...
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Oct 31 2014
sentinel heroes remake closed beta
Sentinel Heroes is being remade and its closed beta relaunch is upon us. Most of the core features and data have been adjusted to address past criticisms that the browser mmo wasn't balanced or interesting enough.One of the key attractions to the Sentinel Heroes Remake closed beta, at least for fans sticking around for a second go, is a chance to check out the brand new League/Guild system. League basically brings MMORPG players togethe...
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Oct 31 2014
world of warcraft future
Nope, you didn't read the title wrong. While mmorpg fans around the world are gearing up to celebrate World of Warcraft's 10th anniversary, Blizzard are already talking about their 20th anniversary. In a recent, retrospective interview with mainstream news site, CNET, Blizzard's Ion Hazzikostas talked about how they were still planning a long and event-filled future for their flagship mmo. "I definitely can't tell you what our 20th anniversary ...
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Oct 31 2014
driveclub hold
This hasn't been the year that racing mmo fans had hoped for. The 2014 wave of racing games was supposed to mark a pivotal moment, whereby racers would, at long last, be welcomed into the realm of mmo games. However, what 2014 has actually been, for racing mmo games, is a year of frustration, setbacks, do-overs and revisions as the new subgenre continually stalls at the starting line. One of the main tragedies amidst the racing mmo turmoil has b...
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Oct 31 2014
Star Trek Online lifetime subscriptions discounted
It's amazing that Star Trek continues to be such a phenomenal cultural force almost fifty years after it first debuted on tv. A show that was cancelled in its third season has gone on to spawn multiple new series, a large number of movies, and more merchandise than you can load into a fleet of semis. One of the more compelling continuations of the intellectual property is Star Trek Online, the mmorpg where players can fully immerse themselves int...
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Oct 30 2014
RuneScape offers double xp weekend during Halloween event
Playing online games on the weekends is somewhat tricky for me, but game companies continue to find ways to lure me in. The reason why I tend to play during the week and not on the weekend is that I have a long-standing pen-and-paper roleplaying campaign that I play and have to prepare for on Saturday night. When you throw in trying to watch football on Sundays, there's little time left to venture into browser games. But it seems that Jagex wants...
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Oct 30 2014
stormthrone gameplay teaser preview
There's another R2Games mmo game coming out soon, and its name is Stormthrone. What makes Stormthrone stand out? Rather than telling you all about it, we think it's better you have a taste of its unique flavor in this Stormthrone gameplay teaser:R2Games says Stormthrone transcends "the minimal interactivity and passive combat all too common" with unique battle mechanics and Aeon equipment system. Most notably, Stormthrone players w...
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Oct 30 2014
dota 2 superdata
The bigwigs at Superdata Research have been at it again. Their team of gaming analysts are hard at work, all year round, looking at which games are hot and which games are not and, earlier this week, they published the top 10 mmo games for 2014, as of September, with some surprising results. In 2013, the DotA 2 vs League of Legends war took a turn for the worst for Valve as Riot's MOBA reportedly made hundreds of millions more in revenue. Althou...
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Oct 30 2014