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Wild Terra Beta Key Giveaway

MMO Fallout has partnered with Wild Terra to hand out beta keys to 30 lucky (or fast acting) gamers. Wild Terra bills itself as an MMO life simulator in a fully developed player-driven medieval world. The game is currently on Steam Greenlight seeking approval and Juvty Worlds would like to get you in as soon […]

[Not Massive] Osu! Admits Past Use of Intrusive Anti-Cheat

When does anti-cheat go too far? A recent source code leak for the rhythm game Osu! has unveiled some rather damning evidence on how the program used to monitor for cheating. According to details revealed in the leak, and shown in the photo above, administrators are able to snapshot a user suspected of running cheat […]

Tree of Savior Temporarily Blocks New Players To Sort Things Out

Citing “serious internal debate,” Tree of Savior developer IMC Games revealed that they have requested that Valve temporarily shut off the ability to access the game. The decision comes in response to server stability, lag, and major issues regarding gold farming and in-game chat spam. These restrictions will be put in place as soon as […]

Denis Dyack Blames Unethical Press For Kickstarter Failure

Shadow of the Eternals was meant to be the successor to Eternal Darkness, the latter having been developed by defunct game studio Silicon Knights and the former by Precursor Games, a new company molded out of the core team of Silicon Knights. The first Kickstarter campaign was a failure, gathering $128,000 of the $1.35 million requested. […]

ASTA Marks End of Open Beta

Webzen has marked the end of open beta for ASTA and official commercial release of the MMO. ASTA is built on CRYENGINE 3 and boasts a broad crafting system, dungeons that change their difficulty based on player skill, a player-driven economy, and more. Set to launch on May 31st is ASTA’s first expansion, Myth I: Wrath […]

Blade & Soul Is Getting More Expensive

Blade & Soul is about to get more expensive for European users, as NCSoft has announced price hikes coming to those who pay via Euro and British Pound. Beginning June 1st, prices for premium membership will increase for parity with the in-game Hongmoon store, according to NCSoft. New prices will start out at €11.99 and £9.59 for […]

[Video] H1Z1: KOTK Unveils New Ignition Mode

Daybreak Game Company have released the official trailer for H1Z1: King of the Kill’s newest game mode, Ingition. Ignition is a high-intensity, frenzied game mode where the clock is always ticking. Players are outfitted with an explosive device that’s set to blow unless they gear up fast, jump on their ATV, and gun it to […]

Ten Years Later, Half Life 3 Still Doesn’t Exist

It’s been ten years since Valve announced Half Life 2: Episode 3 and the internet is pretty much convinced that the game will never be made. Originally conceived back when episodic gaming was nowhere near as prevalent as it is in this post-Telltale world, Valve hoped that splitting one giant game (Half Life 3) into […]

[Community] A Response To Paste Magazine’s “Git Gud” Article

Hi Garrett Martin, Recently Paste Magazine posted an article on the “Git Gud Mentality,” and how it is why people don’t take games seriously. I considered dropping a comment on the page but, frankly, the odds of it getting lost in the kerfuffle and not read or given attention by anyone outside of the mob […]

Impressions: Homefront The Revolution

If there is a recent game that screams “rent me from Redbox for a day,” Homefront is that game. Not mind-numbing terrible, not jaw-dropping awesome. It’s competent, mostly, but has severe problems that might make you want to wait for a few weeks/months until they can be sorted out. You have to feel sort of bad for […]