MMO News

aion europe update sarpan tiamaranta
Catching up with the rest of the world, the European version of Aion will unlock the Sarpan and Tiamaranta adventuring areas, as well as Daeva mounts and housing. Known as Update 3.0, this latest Aion content patch is one of the most jam-packed for the fantasy online rpg and will go live next week, on August 15. Publisher Gameforge said that two new areas, Sarpan and Tiamaranta, will be opened up and “offer PvE as well as PvP fans countless exc...
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Aug 08 2012
soul of guardian server merger
Soul of Guardian players now scattered across three servers will converge into a single server on August 8 with all rankings reset except for guild information. All guilds will retain their guild levels, member rosters, assets and research level prior to the server merger, which should help PvP teams transition smoothly. “The server merger is to promote a more competitive and balanced environment where PvP is more exciting. There will be more p...
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Aug 08 2012
planetside 2 beta start
PlanetSide 2, the wildly anticipated MMOFPS sequel, has quietly launched its player beta stage with a few lucky fans invited to pre-test the online shooter. As a consolation for the rest of us who failed to make this first beta invitation, SOE offers a consolation – a new developer diary where creative director Matt Higby and senior art director Tramell Isaac discuss the beta, and reveal fresh details about the Light Assault class.The roughl...
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Aug 07 2012
diablo 3 character profiles
Blizzard has finally rolled out the character profiles feature for Diablo 3, allowing players to view and share their full hero dossiers through a web browser. Players can visit the Diablo 3 community site and log in using their Battle.net account to view their heroic gear, stats and skills in the hack-and-slash online rpg. (Character profiles draw the data from the game servers.) Character profiles also track the game progress of each characte...
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Aug 07 2012
cabal online arcane trace expansion
Games Masters wastes no time rolling out content for CABAL Online, confirming the release of its Episode 9 – Arcane Trace content update this autumn. Arcane Trace will be the second expansion for the free online rpg in 2012, after Episode 8 – The Third Awakening launched last May. “The Arcane Trace expansion builds on Episode 8 with exciting new features,” said MMO platform publisher Games Masters in a release, listing the new features in the a...
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Aug 06 2012
mechwarrior online atlas mech video
Here's a two-minute trailer that shows off the powerful, laser-blasting Atlas in MechWarrior Online. MechWarrior Online players can unlock the Atlas as a free ‘Mech after purchasing a Legendary or an Elite Founder’s package. Watch the video to see the skull-helmed Atlas blast down enemy ‘Mechs to a pile of scrap metal.“If there was ever a 'Mech that inspired terror in those that faced it, it was the Atlas. Weighing in at 100 tons, boasting a...
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Aug 06 2012
nadirim launches august 2
Beginning August 2, Nadirim will open its treacherous dunes to MMO players via the Aeria Games platform. This free browser mmo from Twisted Tribe Ltd. was inspired by the Arabian Nights folk tales, teeming with deserts and oases and gripped with a heroic plot to vanquish a malevolent djinn. In describing the gameplay of Nadirim, Aeria Games said: “The turn-based combat takes place on a grid, in which strategic positioning is just as important as...
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Aug 04 2012
elsword chung advanced classes
Elsword players can now wreak havoc as a Deadly Chaser or an Iron Paladin, the two advanced job classes for the blast-happy guardian Chung. Chung is the newest character in Elsword, and players can choose to hone his cannon aim by specializing as a Deadly Chaser. Deadly Chasers gain the ability to dual-wield two revolvers at once, and also unlock additional speed and stealth skills, which make him a lethal ranged opponent in PVP, said developer ...
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Aug 03 2012
dragon knights sorceress class
The information moat surrounding Dragon Knights, is fast being lifted giving us new details about its spellcasting Sorceress class, and its PvE and PvP content modes. The new spotlight video shown below takes us through the scintillating arcane prowess of the Sorceress, whose mastery of elements and nether summons makes them look like a viable soloing class.The Sorceress is the first of four classes previewed for this latest free online rpg ...
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Aug 02 2012
arma 2 czech republic dlc
ARMA 2 Army of the Czech Republic DLC is the latest expansion pack for the MMOFPS game, introducing the army of its namesake European country with a mission to bring peace to a deadly civil war zone. The Army of the Czech Republic DLC pack – also known by its shorthand A2: ACR – offers a 15-mission single-player campaign and several scenarios. Players get to immerse themselves in a peacekeeping role in conflict-torn region of Bystrica, one of th...
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Aug 01 2012