World of Warcraft: Warl...

Many have written off World of Warcraft as coasting steadily to mediocrity but chart-busting sales for its fifth expansion, Warlords of Draenor, suggest that it still has the magic to excite millions of gamers. The orc-centric expansion set in the namesake world of Draenor topped 3.3...
Nov 21, 2014

ArcheAge Beginner Guide...

Racial Selection Class Selection Gearing up – Armor Gearing up – Weapon Leveling Gain Wealth Endgame Content Recommended Sites With the headstart and the release of ArcheAge, a lot of people are trying to prepare the best possible start for them. Calculations and tests are...
Sep 16, 2014

Do MMOs Need to Break t...

By now, all MMORPG vets are familiar with the concept of the “holy trinity”. I’m referring to, of course, the three basic class roles in most MMOs– the tank, the healer and the damage dealer (often called “DPS”). Sometimes games try and be creative and...
Sep 8, 2014

WildStar Hits 200,000 F...

Carbine Studios should be a bit ecstatic now that their WildStar Facebook page has reached a record 200,000 fan likes. Many of these new likes probably came from players who secured one of the 40,000 beta keys given out in the past week and came away impressed after participating in the...
Apr 22, 2014

The Estimated Number fo...

Will WildStar Online be as big as Elder Scrolls Online, which entered launch with 5 million beta players? Or will it be a more tempered release along the lines of TERA, which has hovered around the 1 million player mark. WildStar Online definitely won’t be a flop, although it also...
Apr 20, 2014

The Elder Scrolls Onlin...

Set your timers! ZeniMax and Bethesda have just unveiled the exact launch times for Elder Scrolls Online. The confirmed schedules below should clear up any and all questions as to when exactly the servers will open up. These dates and times  will prove useful to every player, from...
Mar 24, 2014

5 Million Sign Up for E...

You might have doubted that Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) would become the biggest MMO launch in 2014, but Bethesda has confirmed that 5 million players have already signed up for its beta. “If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of the 5 million people that have registered for...
Mar 17, 2014

Why ESO Will Become the...

With all the free to play games coming out of the woodwork, Elder Scrolls Online raised a lot of eyebrows when it said it will be launching as a purely subscription-based MMORPG. Unlike games like Star Wars the Old Republic that operate on an optional subscription scheme – where you can...
Mar 12, 2014

Half the World’s ...

The gaming market is growing and much of that growth is happening in the newly-emerging market of China.  Currently, according to analysis by Niko Partners in San Jose, California, China is about half of the world’s total online games revenue. “China is home to more than 150...
Jun 30, 2012

How User-Generated Cont...

The world of massive multiplayers is continually changing.  Game companies are attempting to stretch the limits and take risks as they develop new and more advanced content.  All of these moves are made in order to attract players and attempt to stay fresh and relevant in a fast-paced...
Jun 19, 2012

EA Blames Casual Player...

Electronic Arts has blamed casual players for the sudden drop-off in subscribers to Star Wars: The Old Republic.  They’re right on the money, but are missing one valuable piece of information.. those casual players were what the game was aiming for in the first place. As of the...
May 20, 2012

Seven Soulds Online MMO...

Neowiz has announced that their latest MMO RPG, Seven Souls Online, will be coming in the spring of this year in beta mode.  The game will feature cultural combinations of East and West along with some science fiction elements.  A trailer for the new game was also released (see it...
Jan 21, 2012