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  • Free-to-Play MMORPG Brings Six Years’ Worth of Content, Updated Engine Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced plans to bring Star Trek Online, the free-to-play MMORPG based on the Star Trek franchise, to PlayStation®4 and Xbox One in Fall 2016. At the console launch, Star Trek Online will offer over six years’ worth of content, including over 130 featured episodes that build upon classic Star Trek stories and series as they play alongside a cast of Star Trek actors including Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine), Michael Dorn (Worf), Tim Russ (Tuvok) and more.   Star Trek Online for consoles will bring two expansions and 11 seasons’ worth of updates for players looking […]

    STAR TREK ONLINE COMING TO PLAYSTATION®4, XBOX ONE

    Free-to-Play MMORPG Brings Six Years’ Worth of Content, Updated Engine Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced plans to bring Star Trek Online, the free-to-play MMORPG based on the Star Trek franchise, to PlayStation®4 and Xbox One in Fall 2016. At the console launch, Star Trek Online will offer over six years’ worth of content, including over 130 featured episodes that build upon classic Star Trek stories and series as they play alongside a cast of Star Trek actors including Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine), Michael Dorn (Worf), Tim Russ (Tuvok) and more.   Star Trek Online for consoles will bring two expansions and 11 seasons’ worth of updates for players looking […]

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  • Dive Deeper into Dungeons & Dragons Lore with an Original Questline Written by New York Times Best-Selling Author R.A. Salvatore Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios launched Neverwinter: Underdark – the eighth expansion of the action MMORPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons’ Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast – on PC, with Xbox One to follow in early 2016. Join forces with Drizzt Do’Urden and his companions summoned to battle demonic forces erupting from the Underdark, including an all-new 10-player encounter against the Prince of Demons, Demogorgon. When a spell turns against the Archmage of Menzoberranzan, powerful demons spill into the Underdark, beginning a series of events that coincide with the Rage of Demons storyline […]

    Neverwinter: Underdark

    Dive Deeper into Dungeons & Dragons Lore with an Original Questline Written by New York Times Best-Selling Author R.A. Salvatore Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios launched Neverwinter: Underdark – the eighth expansion of the action MMORPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons’ Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast – on PC, with Xbox One to follow in early 2016. Join forces with Drizzt Do’Urden and his companions summoned to battle demonic forces erupting from the Underdark, including an all-new 10-player encounter against the Prince of Demons, Demogorgon. When a spell turns against the Archmage of Menzoberranzan, powerful demons spill into the Underdark, beginning a series of events that coincide with the Rage of Demons storyline […]

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  • SWORD COAST LEGENDS NEW LAUNCH DATES Independent developers, n-Space and Digital Extremes, announced today that Sword Coast Legends™, a party-based RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast has a new release date. Sword Coast Legends is now scheduled to launch for PC, Mac, & Linux on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions now scheduled for release in Q1 2016. Following a successful Head Start access program for Sword Coast Legends, over 15 thousand players have logged thousands of hours of playtime, clearing dungeons and taking advantage of the title’s powerful Dungeon Master campaign creation features to create a wealth of customized adventures. Based on player feedback, n-Space plans to focus […]

    Sword Coast Legends launch date

    SWORD COAST LEGENDS NEW LAUNCH DATES Independent developers, n-Space and Digital Extremes, announced today that Sword Coast Legends™, a party-based RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast has a new release date. Sword Coast Legends is now scheduled to launch for PC, Mac, & Linux on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions now scheduled for release in Q1 2016. Following a successful Head Start access program for Sword Coast Legends, over 15 thousand players have logged thousands of hours of playtime, clearing dungeons and taking advantage of the title’s powerful Dungeon Master campaign creation features to create a wealth of customized adventures. Based on player feedback, n-Space plans to focus […]

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  • …and it’s no lie just watch this!

    FINAL FANTASY 7 REMAKE ANNOUNCED!

    …and it’s no lie just watch this!

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  •   New Video Game Puts Players in the Driver’s Seat by Introducing an Entirely New Way to Play Skylanders with Land, Sea and Sky Vehicles Skylanders® is bringing another trailblazing innovation to the #1 kids console franchise¹ with the launch of Skylanders® SuperChargers on September 20, 2015 in North America. Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) and the leaders of the toys-to-life category it created, expands upon the franchise’s signature gameplay to introduce vehicles-to-life — an entirely new way for fans to experience the magic of Skylands. At the helm of powerful, tricked-out land, sea and sky vehicles, Portal Masters can engage in a high-octane action-adventure videogame like never before. Kids can speed across […]

    SKYLANDERS SUPERCHARGERS BRINGS VEHICLES-TO-LIFE

      New Video Game Puts Players in the Driver’s Seat by Introducing an Entirely New Way to Play Skylanders with Land, Sea and Sky Vehicles Skylanders® is bringing another trailblazing innovation to the #1 kids console franchise¹ with the launch of Skylanders® SuperChargers on September 20, 2015 in North America. Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) and the leaders of the toys-to-life category it created, expands upon the franchise’s signature gameplay to introduce vehicles-to-life — an entirely new way for fans to experience the magic of Skylands. At the helm of powerful, tricked-out land, sea and sky vehicles, Portal Masters can engage in a high-octane action-adventure videogame like never before. Kids can speed across […]

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  • My gaming time is often limited and that means that while I normally pick up all the hot new games as soon as they are released, I routinely let them sit in my account for a few weeks or months before I even get to try them. When I do get a few hours to play, I then have a choice of a wide range of stuff that I’ve accumulated. In this environment, I find a few gems to which I continually return. Shadowrun Dragonfall is one of those gems. What makes Dragonfall so worthy of my limited gaming time? For me, the ease of playing a full scenario or mission fits perfectly into my schedule. While the full story […]

    Shadowrun Dragonfall: Director’s Cut

    My gaming time is often limited and that means that while I normally pick up all the hot new games as soon as they are released, I routinely let them sit in my account for a few weeks or months before I even get to try them. When I do get a few hours to play, I then have a choice of a wide range of stuff that I’ve accumulated. In this environment, I find a few gems to which I continually return. Shadowrun Dragonfall is one of those gems. What makes Dragonfall so worthy of my limited gaming time? For me, the ease of playing a full scenario or mission fits perfectly into my schedule. While the full story […]

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  •  World’s Most Anticipated Game in Development at Bethesda Game Studios  Full Details to be Unveiled on June 14th at Bethesda’s E3 Showcase Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today confirmed the upcoming global release of Fallout® 4, the next generation of open-world gaming. The world premiere of the game will take place during Bethesda’s E3 Showcase being held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on June 14th beginning at 7pm PST, and streamed live around the world viaTwitch and YouTube. Fallout 4 is being developed for Xbox One, PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and PC by award-winning Bethesda Game Studios® under the direction of Todd Howard.  This eagerly-awaited game is the follow up to the 2008 ‘Game of the Year’, […]

    BETHESDA SOFTWORKS ANNOUNCES FALLOUT 4

     World’s Most Anticipated Game in Development at Bethesda Game Studios  Full Details to be Unveiled on June 14th at Bethesda’s E3 Showcase Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today confirmed the upcoming global release of Fallout® 4, the next generation of open-world gaming. The world premiere of the game will take place during Bethesda’s E3 Showcase being held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on June 14th beginning at 7pm PST, and streamed live around the world viaTwitch and YouTube. Fallout 4 is being developed for Xbox One, PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and PC by award-winning Bethesda Game Studios® under the direction of Todd Howard.  This eagerly-awaited game is the follow up to the 2008 ‘Game of the Year’, […]

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  •   Classic Dungeons & Dragons Role-Playing Game Set for Simultaneous Steam Launch, Q3 2015 Introduces Cross-Platform Network Play on PC, Mac and Linux   Independent developers, n-Space and Digital Extremes, announced today that their upcoming Sword Coast Legends™, a party-based RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast, will be released simultaneously on Steam for Windows PC, Mac and Linux operating systems in Q3 2015. “For far too long, passionate and dedicated Mac and Linux RPG gamers have been left out in the cold, forced to watch from the sidelines as the industry focused efforts on just a select few platforms.  That ends today,” said Dan Tudge, President of n-Space and Director for Sword […]

    SWORD COAST LEGENDS™ COMING TO MAC AND LINUX

      Classic Dungeons & Dragons Role-Playing Game Set for Simultaneous Steam Launch, Q3 2015 Introduces Cross-Platform Network Play on PC, Mac and Linux   Independent developers, n-Space and Digital Extremes, announced today that their upcoming Sword Coast Legends™, a party-based RPG set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast, will be released simultaneously on Steam for Windows PC, Mac and Linux operating systems in Q3 2015. “For far too long, passionate and dedicated Mac and Linux RPG gamers have been left out in the cold, forced to watch from the sidelines as the industry focused efforts on just a select few platforms.  That ends today,” said Dan Tudge, President of n-Space and Director for Sword […]

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  • Square Enix, Inc. today announced that Chaos Rings ® III, the latest game in the popular Chaos Rings series, is now available on iOS and Android devices. Arriving largely due to high demand from mobile and role-playing game fans, Chaos Rings IIIrepresents the best in a series that is already renowned as a pioneer in full-length mobile RPGs.Chaos Rings III is set within Neo Paleo, a maritime city on a floating continent where adventurers gather to realize their dreams of reaching Marble Blue – an azure planet far off in the skies that features treasure, new lands and mythical beasts to experience. Players take on the role of Nazca, a young man living with his sister in a small village. After […]

    SQUARE ENIX CONTINUES SUCCESSFUL MOBILE RPG SERIES WITH CHAOS RINGS III  

    Square Enix, Inc. today announced that Chaos Rings ® III, the latest game in the popular Chaos Rings series, is now available on iOS and Android devices. Arriving largely due to high demand from mobile and role-playing game fans, Chaos Rings IIIrepresents the best in a series that is already renowned as a pioneer in full-length mobile RPGs.Chaos Rings III is set within Neo Paleo, a maritime city on a floating continent where adventurers gather to realize their dreams of reaching Marble Blue – an azure planet far off in the skies that features treasure, new lands and mythical beasts to experience. Players take on the role of Nazca, a young man living with his sister in a small village. After […]

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  • Prepare for a globetrotting Call of Duty® DLC experience like no other, against the backdrops of several of the greatest monuments around the world in Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Supremacy. On June 2, the third DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, and Sledgehammer Games, will be available first on the Xbox Live online entertainment network for Xbox One and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, with other platforms to follow. From the famed steps of Parliament in London, to the snowy confines of the Kremlin in Moscow, players will experience a diverse landscape of multiplayer mayhem, including the return of one of the most iconic […]

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Supremacy

    Prepare for a globetrotting Call of Duty® DLC experience like no other, against the backdrops of several of the greatest monuments around the world in Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Supremacy. On June 2, the third DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, and Sledgehammer Games, will be available first on the Xbox Live online entertainment network for Xbox One and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, with other platforms to follow. From the famed steps of Parliament in London, to the snowy confines of the Kremlin in Moscow, players will experience a diverse landscape of multiplayer mayhem, including the return of one of the most iconic […]

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  • FINAL FANTASY: Record Keeper – Tips & Tricks Make Record Synergy a top priority when choosing characters and equipment! Record Synergy not only boosts the stats of your characters, but it also increases the EXP they earn. Honing abilities makes them much more useful. It’s best to start by honing lots of lower rank abilities. Using recovery abilities mid-dungeon is often essential, so hone those abilities to increase the number of uses. Check out strategy advice before heading into a dungeon! You’ll have a much easier time if you equip abilities that are effective against the boss. https://ffrkstrategy.gamematome.jp/game/951/wiki/Bosses Many of the character-exclusive Soul Breaks attached to certain pieces of equipment are immensely effective. If you manage to acquire one, be […]

    FINAL FANTASY: Record Keeper – Tips & Tricks

    FINAL FANTASY: Record Keeper – Tips & Tricks Make Record Synergy a top priority when choosing characters and equipment! Record Synergy not only boosts the stats of your characters, but it also increases the EXP they earn. Honing abilities makes them much more useful. It’s best to start by honing lots of lower rank abilities. Using recovery abilities mid-dungeon is often essential, so hone those abilities to increase the number of uses. Check out strategy advice before heading into a dungeon! You’ll have a much easier time if you equip abilities that are effective against the boss. https://ffrkstrategy.gamematome.jp/game/951/wiki/Bosses Many of the character-exclusive Soul Breaks attached to certain pieces of equipment are immensely effective. If you manage to acquire one, be […]

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  • Since FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper’s global release on March 26, the game has received an overwhelmingly positive response from players around the world. Today, DeNA and Square Enix are proud to announce that the game has now exceeded one million downloads!   To celebrate, every player will be awarded one Mythril as a daily login bonus. The promotion will last for five days beginning this Saturday, April 11 at 5AM PST and running through Thursday, April 16 at 4:59 AM PST.   In addition, The Light Against the Darkness Challenge Event is now underway in-game. Players will need to brave the dangers of Mount Ordeals to recruit both the Dark Knight and Paladin forms of Cecil!   FINAL FANTASY Record […]

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper reaches 1 million downloads

    Since FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper’s global release on March 26, the game has received an overwhelmingly positive response from players around the world. Today, DeNA and Square Enix are proud to announce that the game has now exceeded one million downloads!   To celebrate, every player will be awarded one Mythril as a daily login bonus. The promotion will last for five days beginning this Saturday, April 11 at 5AM PST and running through Thursday, April 16 at 4:59 AM PST.   In addition, The Light Against the Darkness Challenge Event is now underway in-game. Players will need to brave the dangers of Mount Ordeals to recruit both the Dark Knight and Paladin forms of Cecil!   FINAL FANTASY Record […]

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  • The halcyon days of Oregon Trail’s rattlesnake bites and river crossings may have faded into the past, but you can take your wagon into SPACE with the Orion Trail Kickstarter! This PC science fiction space adventure finishes its funding on Kickstarter at midnight on this Thursday March 12th and any fans of Star Trek, Maniac Mansion, Oregon Trail, or even Galaxy Quest owe it to themselves to try out the free demo and consider pledging to the project! Cosmic Awesome The full game is jam packed with cosmic weirdness, warp weasels, space dysentery, and all the other hazards that the frontier of the great beyond has to offer, beautifully played out through dynamic encounters that interact with decisions made earlier […]

    Orion Trail

    The halcyon days of Oregon Trail’s rattlesnake bites and river crossings may have faded into the past, but you can take your wagon into SPACE with the Orion Trail Kickstarter! This PC science fiction space adventure finishes its funding on Kickstarter at midnight on this Thursday March 12th and any fans of Star Trek, Maniac Mansion, Oregon Trail, or even Galaxy Quest owe it to themselves to try out the free demo and consider pledging to the project! Cosmic Awesome The full game is jam packed with cosmic weirdness, warp weasels, space dysentery, and all the other hazards that the frontier of the great beyond has to offer, beautifully played out through dynamic encounters that interact with decisions made earlier […]

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  • Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leader and publisher of widely-acclaimed free-to-play MMORPGs, announced today that Cryptic Studios is bringing popular free-to-play MMORPG Neverwinter to consoles. Available first, free-to-play with Gold* on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Neverwinter – set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast – is the first free-to-play title from Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios that will be launched on both PC and console platforms.   Players in North America and Europe can expect Neverwinter for consoles in the first half of 2015.   “Neverwinter is our premier title to bring to console players,” said Perfect World Entertainment CEO, Alan Chen. “Consoles are a perfect fit for action-oriented MMORPGs like Neverwinter, and […]

    NEVERWINTER COMING TO XBOX ONE

    Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leader and publisher of widely-acclaimed free-to-play MMORPGs, announced today that Cryptic Studios is bringing popular free-to-play MMORPG Neverwinter to consoles. Available first, free-to-play with Gold* on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Neverwinter – set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe from Wizards of the Coast – is the first free-to-play title from Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios that will be launched on both PC and console platforms.   Players in North America and Europe can expect Neverwinter for consoles in the first half of 2015.   “Neverwinter is our premier title to bring to console players,” said Perfect World Entertainment CEO, Alan Chen. “Consoles are a perfect fit for action-oriented MMORPGs like Neverwinter, and […]

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  • [This is part of a series of articles, the first of which is here] As the weekend continued at Tekkocon 2014, I noticed no shortage of TekkoShodown players but gamers of all types were welcome across the board!   Video Gamers The video game room at Tekkocon 2014 was not one to disappoint; there we plenty of tournaments (which are all tallied and covered live; find more info here) and no shortage of opponents! A Dance Dance Revolution set-up (with heavy duty metal controllers) dominated the game room’s center, with a LAN hub for Call of Duty clustered behind it. One half of the room had several projection screens all rocking old school good times with a catalog of different games and arcade joysticks, a Rock Band area, […]

    TekkoCon 2014 – For the Gamers

    [This is part of a series of articles, the first of which is here] As the weekend continued at Tekkocon 2014, I noticed no shortage of TekkoShodown players but gamers of all types were welcome across the board!   Video Gamers The video game room at Tekkocon 2014 was not one to disappoint; there we plenty of tournaments (which are all tallied and covered live; find more info here) and no shortage of opponents! A Dance Dance Revolution set-up (with heavy duty metal controllers) dominated the game room’s center, with a LAN hub for Call of Duty clustered behind it. One half of the room had several projection screens all rocking old school good times with a catalog of different games and arcade joysticks, a Rock Band area, […]

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  • Typically, I am not a man of favourites; so please, understand the significance when I tell you that this game was the single most awe inspiring item I played back at the EuroGamer Expo. Ladies and gentlemen, tonight, I am going to tell you of Incus Games’ Three Monkeys. Senses Of the many senses that we posses, do you not believe it odd that the only sense we truly depend on with games is sight? Granted, we often use our sense of sound, but much of the time the sound isn’t truly required to play the game to it’s full. The occasional exception being games where you often find yourself stopping and listening for nearby enemies, in an attempt to […]

    Three Monkeys

    Typically, I am not a man of favourites; so please, understand the significance when I tell you that this game was the single most awe inspiring item I played back at the EuroGamer Expo. Ladies and gentlemen, tonight, I am going to tell you of Incus Games’ Three Monkeys. Senses Of the many senses that we posses, do you not believe it odd that the only sense we truly depend on with games is sight? Granted, we often use our sense of sound, but much of the time the sound isn’t truly required to play the game to it’s full. The occasional exception being games where you often find yourself stopping and listening for nearby enemies, in an attempt to […]

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  • The Elder Scrolls Online release date has been announced: 4-4-2014 for PC & Mac June 2014 for Xbox One and Playstation 4   Also, a new trailer showing PvP combat has been released… check this out!  

    Elder Scrolls Online: War in Cyrodiil

    The Elder Scrolls Online release date has been announced: 4-4-2014 for PC & Mac June 2014 for Xbox One and Playstation 4   Also, a new trailer showing PvP combat has been released… check this out!  

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  • This game is the reason I fear entering 2014. I may disappear from reality, never to be seen again.

    Elder Scrolls Online: Character Progression

    This game is the reason I fear entering 2014. I may disappear from reality, never to be seen again.

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  • Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, a next-generation, third-person action game set in Middle-earth that explores an original story of vengeance and redemption. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is in development for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. In Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, gamers take on the role of Talion, a valiant ranger whose family is slain in front of him the night Sauron and his army return to Mordor, moments before his own life is taken. Resurrected by a Spirit of vengeance and empowered with Wraith abilities, Talion ventures into Mordor and vows to destroy those who have wronged him.  Through the course of […]

    Shadow of Mordor

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, a next-generation, third-person action game set in Middle-earth that explores an original story of vengeance and redemption. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is in development for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC. In Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, gamers take on the role of Talion, a valiant ranger whose family is slain in front of him the night Sauron and his army return to Mordor, moments before his own life is taken. Resurrected by a Spirit of vengeance and empowered with Wraith abilities, Talion ventures into Mordor and vows to destroy those who have wronged him.  Through the course of […]

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  • I fear that when this game comes out I may disappear from this world never to be seen again… and you think I’m joking…

    Elder Scrolls Online: Character Creation

    I fear that when this game comes out I may disappear from this world never to be seen again… and you think I’m joking…

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  • Imagine, if you can, being sat at a computer, the game’s living breathing tutorial (i.e. “The Designer” giving you moment-by-moment instructions. It’s wonderful to have help when the game’s team are pitching you against their developer. What you never consider however, when reassured that you’re playing against a developer who “isn’t very good,” is that this individual is still better at the game than everybody else who comes to their booth and manages to talk and play with the team.That match – unfortunately – did not last long. The ever friendly team over at Firefly Studios has themselves a handful of computers playing an Alpha build of this potentially addictive RTS. Regardless of the fact that this game’s presence at […]

    EuroGamer Expo – Stronghold Crusader II

    Imagine, if you can, being sat at a computer, the game’s living breathing tutorial (i.e. “The Designer” giving you moment-by-moment instructions. It’s wonderful to have help when the game’s team are pitching you against their developer. What you never consider however, when reassured that you’re playing against a developer who “isn’t very good,” is that this individual is still better at the game than everybody else who comes to their booth and manages to talk and play with the team.That match – unfortunately – did not last long. The ever friendly team over at Firefly Studios has themselves a handful of computers playing an Alpha build of this potentially addictive RTS. Regardless of the fact that this game’s presence at […]

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  • The clock is ticking down along with your chance to get in on an incredibly useful VTT program.  The 3D Virtual Tabletop by Brendon Duncan was developed with tablet and smart phone users in mind and allows you to play your favorite tabletop board or role-playing games right on your mobile device.  Of course you can also play in person using the software as a useful and clean way to organize, display, and utilize your collection of virtual maps and miniatures.  Players can join in directly from their device, moving their miniatures or icons around in a 3D virtual environment. After hitting every stretch goal thus far, the add-ons planned for the software are considerable.  This is your last chance […]

    The World’s First 3D Virtual Tabletop for iOS and Android

    The clock is ticking down along with your chance to get in on an incredibly useful VTT program.  The 3D Virtual Tabletop by Brendon Duncan was developed with tablet and smart phone users in mind and allows you to play your favorite tabletop board or role-playing games right on your mobile device.  Of course you can also play in person using the software as a useful and clean way to organize, display, and utilize your collection of virtual maps and miniatures.  Players can join in directly from their device, moving their miniatures or icons around in a 3D virtual environment. After hitting every stretch goal thus far, the add-ons planned for the software are considerable.  This is your last chance […]

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  • The true gamer can find entertainment just about anywhere in today’s world, with new and improved options popping up just about everywhere we look. Here are just a few examples that make this point quite clear: PC gamers can now go beyond simple arcade sites and access a massive variety of sophisticated games. Not only are there updated versions of the MMORPG games that have been popular for roughly a decade, but there are also fully adapted versions of console gaming experiences for PC. Those who do prefer simple arcade and puzzle games now have limitless options with the arrival of “app gaming.” From apps we can download on Facebook, to those that flood our mobile devices, there are thousands […]

    A Look at Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag

    The true gamer can find entertainment just about anywhere in today’s world, with new and improved options popping up just about everywhere we look. Here are just a few examples that make this point quite clear: PC gamers can now go beyond simple arcade sites and access a massive variety of sophisticated games. Not only are there updated versions of the MMORPG games that have been popular for roughly a decade, but there are also fully adapted versions of console gaming experiences for PC. Those who do prefer simple arcade and puzzle games now have limitless options with the arrival of “app gaming.” From apps we can download on Facebook, to those that flood our mobile devices, there are thousands […]

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  • Final Preparations Gen Con starts tomorrow/today and many attendees are finalizing their plans for the big show. Here are some tips from the Gen Con crew to help you prepare for the show! Last Minute Tips for Attending Gen Con 1) Bring your government-issued PHOTO identification. To take advantage of Will Call pick-up, you must have proof of your identity. Don’t forget it! 2) Stay hydrated, sleep, wear sunscreen, and eat regularly. It’s tempting to want to game for eight hours straight with no breaks, but don’t forget to take care of yourself. Also, Indiana can be hot and humid in August, so if you’re enjoying outdoor entertainment remember to protect your skin and drink lots of water. A good night’s rest also will make sure that your […]

    Gen Con starts tomorrow! Are you ready?

    Final Preparations Gen Con starts tomorrow/today and many attendees are finalizing their plans for the big show. Here are some tips from the Gen Con crew to help you prepare for the show! Last Minute Tips for Attending Gen Con 1) Bring your government-issued PHOTO identification. To take advantage of Will Call pick-up, you must have proof of your identity. Don’t forget it! 2) Stay hydrated, sleep, wear sunscreen, and eat regularly. It’s tempting to want to game for eight hours straight with no breaks, but don’t forget to take care of yourself. Also, Indiana can be hot and humid in August, so if you’re enjoying outdoor entertainment remember to protect your skin and drink lots of water. A good night’s rest also will make sure that your […]

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  • In just a few short years the App Store has quickly garnered the attention of gamers everywhere. From the hundreds of ports of classic games to the original titles that proliferate that little blue icon on your phone or tablet. The App Store is home to some truly spectacular games. While Angry Birds and Draw Something are the App Store’s monoliths, the world of RPGs on your iOS device also serves up some pretty remarkable gaming experiences. While the App Store boasts more apps filed under the RPG heading than I care to count, sadly, most are thinly veiled attempts to get you to spend a few bucks on something that is subpar to the few gems that really shine […]

    iOS Role-Playing Games Worth Playing

    In just a few short years the App Store has quickly garnered the attention of gamers everywhere. From the hundreds of ports of classic games to the original titles that proliferate that little blue icon on your phone or tablet. The App Store is home to some truly spectacular games. While Angry Birds and Draw Something are the App Store’s monoliths, the world of RPGs on your iOS device also serves up some pretty remarkable gaming experiences. While the App Store boasts more apps filed under the RPG heading than I care to count, sadly, most are thinly veiled attempts to get you to spend a few bucks on something that is subpar to the few gems that really shine […]

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  • Sold out PAX Australia videogame festival begins in one week! The first international Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) will begin in Australia next week from the 19th to 21st of July. The show completely sold out of tickets in March of this year and features a robust expo hall, console, PC, and tabletop gaming, two nights of game themed concerts, and over 60 panels and presentations. Featured Sessions and Events Opening keynote by Ron Gilbert, creator of iconic LucasArts adventure games such as Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island. Q&A sessions with Penny Arcade founders Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik. Exclusive Rooster Teeth presentation featuring Burnie Burns, Gus Sorola, and Jack Pattillo from Red vs Blue and Achievement Hunter. International developers such as BioWare and […]

    Sold out PAX Australia videogame festival begins in one week!

    Sold out PAX Australia videogame festival begins in one week! The first international Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) will begin in Australia next week from the 19th to 21st of July. The show completely sold out of tickets in March of this year and features a robust expo hall, console, PC, and tabletop gaming, two nights of game themed concerts, and over 60 panels and presentations. Featured Sessions and Events Opening keynote by Ron Gilbert, creator of iconic LucasArts adventure games such as Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island. Q&A sessions with Penny Arcade founders Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik. Exclusive Rooster Teeth presentation featuring Burnie Burns, Gus Sorola, and Jack Pattillo from Red vs Blue and Achievement Hunter. International developers such as BioWare and […]

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  • As the big three console makers reveal the latest generation I peer into my crystal ball and catch a glimpse of the far away gaming future of 2016: Three years ago three mighty titans announced their new offerings to the Great Game Console Lords and there was much rejoicing. Come Xmas time and cash registers sang across the land. Many, many a console went out into the wild loaded with features both old and new. The great entrepreneurs in Tokyo and Seattle smiled as first quarter profit projections rose with each sale. Then lo and behold, the registers fell silent, the downloads dried up, and the micro transactions stopped. What some predicted, but the entrepreneurs sneered at in contempt, came […]

    The Great Gamer Migration of 2016

    As the big three console makers reveal the latest generation I peer into my crystal ball and catch a glimpse of the far away gaming future of 2016: Three years ago three mighty titans announced their new offerings to the Great Game Console Lords and there was much rejoicing. Come Xmas time and cash registers sang across the land. Many, many a console went out into the wild loaded with features both old and new. The great entrepreneurs in Tokyo and Seattle smiled as first quarter profit projections rose with each sale. Then lo and behold, the registers fell silent, the downloads dried up, and the micro transactions stopped. What some predicted, but the entrepreneurs sneered at in contempt, came […]

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