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planetside 2 launch date november 20
The much-awaited free mmofps PlanetSide 2 officially launches in a month on November 20 on both sides of the Atlantic. PlanetSide 2 is the follow-up to the original PlanetSide, improving on its predecessor with more intense air and group combat set in massive environments where thousands of player-controlled troops fight for one of three chosen Empire factions – Terran Republic, New Conglomerate and Vanu Sovereignty. “PlanetSide 2 is without a ...
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Oct 19 2012
offensive combat trigger mortis map
You’ll be jumping, shooting and ganging up on super-powered undead in Offensive Combat’s new for-Halloween-only map, Trigger Mortis. The free MMOFPS game sets up the new map in a hilly graveyard, which you can check out in the official developer stream recording below. (Jump to the 32:30 mark.)In the video, Offensive Combat honcho Chris Archer describes Trigger Mortis as a king of the hill-style map with a big top location that has a maximum...
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Oct 18 2012
firefall fest livestream october 22 27
Felicia Day, Nathan Fillion, Alison Haislip, Whil Wheaton, Extra Credits and plenty more will host Firefall livestreams starting October 22. For a week until October 27, Firefall developers will be joining these stars in two daily three-hour streams – one in the morning from 10am-1pm, and one before dinner 3pm-6pm. That’s a total of 12 streaming sessions with a rotating cast of MMOFPS creators and videogame celebs. Check out the streaming sched...
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Oct 18 2012
stronghold kingdoms launch video
Stronghold Kingdoms’ release trailer shows the range of medieval fun to be had in the free browser mmo, from building settlements to waging siege battles.We see here that Stronghold Kingdoms is a persistent MMORPG, where thousands of other Lord and Lady gamers will be building their own villages and keeps alongside yours. Players can take on the role of a farmer, trader, diplomat or warlord the exploration, commerce and combat mechanics in th...
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Oct 18 2012
allods online autumn wind
Feel the strong breeze of improvements coming from the new Allods Online free content patch set to go live October 30. “Autumn Wind welcomes sweeping improvements to Allods Online with updates to its user interface, a revamp of the Xadaganian female character model, and additions to crafting and the popular skirmish system,” said mmorpg publisher gPotato in a release. The fantasy online rpg brushes up its UI to the player’s convenience. Astral ...
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Oct 17 2012
borderlands 2 captain scarlett pirates booty dlc
Borderlands 2's sexily named Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty DLC begins titillating today with a treasure-hunting campaign. “In Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty, up to four players cooperatively enter the hostile sand dunes and wastelands of Pirate Bay in search of ancient treasures. The add-on content campaign features new characters, including the eccentric and eager Shade; locations such as the town of Oasis; enemies including ...
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Oct 17 2012
lotro riders rohan release
The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) ventures into the wild, wild plains of Eastern Rohan and ushers in a full-functioning mounted combat system. “We are really excited to launch Riders of Rohan, our fourth major expansion to the game,” said Kate Paiz, Executive Producer of LOTRO.  “This is our biggest expansion yet and we’re very excited about the introduction of the industry’s best mounted combat system, which brings a whole new form of g...
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Oct 16 2012
brawl busters nightmare sunset street halloween
Halloween arrives in Brawl Busters in the form of rampaging zombie hordes ripe for shoot-and-slaying. Called “A Nightmare on Sunset Street,” the new Brawl Busters update introduces the spooky new map called Ghostly Graveyard, which will allow players to fight alongside five fellow Busters against an ever-growing zombie infestation. A new trailer provides us with creepy, frantic fun coming in Brawl Busters:To help players manage the growing ...
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Oct 16 2012
league of legends most played videogame
League of Legends justifies the title as it gets played more than 1 billion hours per month. League of Legends asserted its worldwide dominance in this new infographic, which shows us its popularity among the rabid, testosterone-filled below-30 crowd. Of its 12 million daily active players, over 90% of its players are male, and 85% are between the ages of 16 and 30. It also notes that 60% are enrolled in or have completed some college, which sh...
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Oct 15 2012
magicka dungeons daemons dlc
Action-adventure rpg Magicka takes fans deep into dark, daemon-filled dungeons in new Dungeons & Daemons DLC. This latest Magicka DLC, priced at $3.99, poses “an all-new challenge for spelling champions everywhere,” said developers Paradox Interactive and Pieces Interactive in a launch day press release. It includes an new dungeon-based tale available in either single-player or co-op modes, with new monsters and obstacles. There is also a ha...
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Oct 15 2012