Aug 17 2016
Dungeons have long been a major cornerstone of mmorpg games, offering players the opportunity to explore dangerous locations in pursuit of epic loot. Blade & Soul players are in for a treat as a new dungeon is coming to the game along with a slew of quality-of-life improvements. NCSoft today announced the upcoming Blade & Soul Desolate Tomb dungeon that will be added to the game on August 24th.The new Blade & Soul Desolate Tomb is... Read
Jul 19 2016
Factions in mmo games have long been both a blessing and a curse. An mmorpg faction does help create a sense of identity for players, but the biggest drawback has always been for the game to maintain a balance between multiple factions. If one faction is too strong, then gameplay can become stale as the weaker faction begins to check out over time as getting repeatedly beat is no fun. Developers often work hard to ensure that there is an overall ... Read
Jul 11 2016
When a new mmo is announced, especially in this day and age, it should be a time for rejoicement as we all gather and stare into the horizon, with the hope that the next one will be better than the last. However, with the recent announcement of an up and coming Blade and Soul prequel, gamers are quaking in their boots.
The problem here lies in the fleeting behavior of modern mmo games. With crowdfunding, freemium packages and all the rest of it,... Read
Jul 07 2016
It's always said that the children are the future, but in Blade & Soul, this adage becomes a battlecry as you mentor the next generation of Hongmoon students all while battling the return of an evil cult.
The Blade & Soul Shadows of the Innocents update, which goes live on July 20, continues the online rpg's storyline after the failed invasio of the Dark Lord.Once thought to have been disbanded, the Ebondrake Cult once again rears it... Read
Jun 23 2016
Blade and Soul welcomes the new Soul Fighter class, the ninth to be added to the MMORPG, and its flexibility should make it a popular choice for those who want to dive into every kind of battle imaginable.
The secret to the Blade and Soul Soul Fighter's unmatched adaptability in battle is that it has learned techniques from the fighting styles of two different classes, the Force Master and Kung Fu Master.
This allows the Soul Fighter to become ... Read
Jun 14 2016
While a lot of video game and mmo news is coming from the E3 conference this week, there's still plenty of other tidbits coming out from other games that are not showing there. NCsoft is highlighting the Blade and Soul Soul Fighter class during the game's latest class week, offering players a look into this hybrid entity and its abilities.The Blade and Soul Soul Fighter is the second hybrid class for the game, merging the Frost control abilit... Read
May 25 2016
A lone person can do a few smart things, but a collective of people can do genius things. This has certainly been one of the most compelling factors surrounding the Internet since its inception, we just never thought that Reddit would be birthplace of humanity's resultant hive mind.
Over the past few years, we've seen redditors fight terrorism, stop burglaries, identify the potential location of Nintendo's prototype controller and, over the past... Read
May 23 2016
There are three things that developers need to consider when opting to make a new free to play mmo; their projected user group, their unique selling point and their route to profitability.
That third one can be a bit of an issue with some games and, over the years, we've seen more than our fair share of studios missing the mark and having to rething their monetization strategy. It's almost bizarre, in this day and age, that things like this aren... Read
Apr 29 2016
What kind of danger awaits Blade & Soul heroes atop the forgotten Silverfrost Mountains? The mystery should be unveiled with the release of the Blade & Soul Shattered Empire update and players begin their treacherous ascent.
MMORPG heroes will have to trek the peaks of the mountains where a ruined palace offers a challenge: Clear the new heroic dungeon Sogun's Lament, the most difficult group encounter so far.The Shattered Empire upd... Read
Apr 20 2016
Sometimes, a newly launched mmo game remains the "new kid" of the class for quite some time. Even as other similar titles launch around it, it'll remain feeling pretty vanilla, often due to a lack of polish, the basic amount of content or the general glitchyness that can plague a new title.
With Blade and Soul, we've seen none of that. It's hard to believe it launched in 2016 at all, I struggle to remember what my mmo gaming life was like withou... Read