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H1Z1 weapons design detailed
It's hard enough to survive the zombie apocalypse. First you need to scrounge enough food and supplies to stay alive. Then you have to worry about other humans trying to take your stuff away from you. Lastly, and the most important, you have to outrun and outfight the zombie hordes that you'll be forced to face. Killing zombies is a key issue in any zombie-themed virtual worlds mmo, and SOE is taking it seriously. In the latest developer blog, Se...
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Sep 29 2014
FEAR Online launching on Steam
Since October is the spookiest month of the year due to the presence of Halloween, it makes perfect sense for a horror-themed mmofps to make its debut. Aeria Games Europe has announced that the FEAR Online Steam launch will occur on October 17th. The millions of gamers that use Valve's digital platform will be able to log in and further delve into the dark story of Alma Wade.The FEAR Online Steam launch will include the following key features...
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Sep 29 2014
hearthstone tabletop
A commonly recurring conversation, at mmo gatherings and tabletop sessions alike, is the banal, cyclical debate of what Hearthstone would be like if it was a real-life, competitive card game. Typically, the debate of whether or not it's possible draws to a close pretty quickly; Hearthstone is a complex card game with too many variables to place on a table. Despite the mmorpg themed card game being very simple and easy to get to grips with, the i...
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Sep 29 2014
league of legends s4 worlds na vs korea
It's do or die time for the two remaining NA teams as they face Korean powerhouses in best-of-five League of Legends S4 Worlds quarterfinals next week.Team Solomid aka TSM squares off against the Korean second-seed Samsung White, which are viewed by most analysts as the squad to beat for the Worlds crown among the eight remaining. Their match will be held on Friday, October 3. Meanwhile, Cloud 9 battles Samsung White's sister team. While Sam...
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Sep 29 2014
elite dangerous egx
One of the things I noticed, when glancing at the Eurogamer Expo schedule for 2014, was the potential for all-out, sci-fi mmo war. By war, I don't mean ingame either; two of the most prominent heavyweights in sci-fi mmorpg gaming would be sharing the main hall floor all weekend and things were bound to get ugly. The prizefighters in question were CCP and Frontier Developments - the fathers of the EVE and Elite franchises, respectively. The simil...
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Sep 29 2014
the settlers online pvp mode test
The Settlers Online PvP Mode gets one step closer to live implementation with its rollout on the international test server. Along with the PvP mode, developers also allowed test server participants to preview the enhanced battle system.The PvP mode lets players of the browser mmo to embark on so-called PvP expeditions in special generated adventure islands. Players will need to steel themselves for strong resistance. Other players will try to...
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Sep 27 2014
league of legends sion rework
The arguably one-stun pony Sion you have come to know and love playing has been buried. And from the ashes, we get a League of Legends Sion rework that has brought to life an unstoppable champion.The reworked Sion has a new passive called Glory in Death, where the Sion turns berserk and gains supernatural rpg stats and a full life bar once he loses all his health. Sion can keep on attacking in this undead state until all his temporary health ...
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Sep 27 2014
transformers universe egx
Tucked away, in the furthest corner of the main show floor at EGX London, British developers, Jagex humbly sit among the American and Japanese gaming giants. Their booth has no strobe lights, no giant statues, no loud "MC" harassing passers-by with a microphone, they just smile and nod to anyone coming through, asking, "have you heard about Transformers Universe?". As a matter of fact I had. Jagex may be better known for one of the biggest brows...
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Sep 27 2014
the crew egx
The racing mmo genre is a bit of a touchy subject. Among the mmorpg purists, a true mmo requires a few stable keystones - a class system, an expansive virtual world, the ability to collect, loot and customize characters and, of course, interactivity with a wealth of other players. Up until now, the racing mmo genre has done its best to skirt along the edges of some of these things, but hasn't been able to fully embrace the mmo genre. In return, ...
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Sep 26 2014
nosgoth egx
The Silicon Knights/Crystal Dynamics saga, Legacy of Kain reached cult status back in the late '90s, hitting it's peak with vampiric rpg games, Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver and Blood Omen 2. With 5 titles running from 1996 to 2004, the Legacy of Kain franchise developed a rich foundation of lore that got gamers in their thousands hooked. Even now, an entire decade later, it's hard to attend a con or expo without spotting a Raziel or Kain tattoo on...
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Sep 26 2014