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Beta Perspective: Wild Buster Is The Final Fantasy XIII of Diablo Clones

I’m having quite a bit of fun with Wild Buster, the latest MMOARPG to hit beta, but the game is rather one dimensional and I have a feeling that’s going to hurt its potential. If you haven’t heard of Wild Buster, this is the Diablo-style game that has hinged some of its marketing on the […]

Maplestory Blitz Launches In Southeast Asia, Europe, Middle East

Nexon this week announced the expansion of Maplestory Blitz into select regions in Southeast Asia, Europe, and Oceania on Google and Apple devices. Players are tasked with building decks using various heroes from Maplestory and dueling each other in real time battles. During the launch event, players can get their hands on boosters and card […]

Mobile Drives Explosive Sales For NCSoft In Third Quarter

NCSoft’s third quarter results are in, and the results are incredible. Thanks to strong performances in the mobile sector, the Korean developer/publisher has posted record sales and profits, as can be seen in the chart above. Mobile gaming now makes up 82% of NCSoft’s sales figures, posting 551 billion won in sales ($491 million USD) […]

RaiderZ Is Coming Back: Masangsoft Takes Over Development

It’s been a long time since we talked about RaiderZ, the titular MMO that despite being shut down in Europe way back in 2013 managed to survive another two years until developer MAIET Entertainment also went bankrupt, forcing Perfect World Entertainment to stop publishing as certain critical bugs could not be fixed. Well, two years […]

Asta La Vista: Asta Online Servers To Shut Down

Following its re-launch in April this year, Asta Online developer Polygon Games has announced that the title will shut down next month. Players are asked to contact Steam in regards to any refund requests over in-game items. The termination notice has been pasted below for brevity. [Service termination notice] ? Termination date : 8th Dec(Fri), […]

PSA: Watch Dogs is Free Until November 13 (Uplay)

If for some reason you still haven’t picked up Watch Dogs during its multiple instances of free availability on various platforms, well you have the chance yet again. From now until November 13, you can get Watch Dogs on Uplay and keep it. Watch Dogs was previously part of Xbox Games with Gold back in […]

MU Legend Hits Open Beta, Soft Launches on PC

Webzen’s latest title MU Legend today launched into open beta, a soft launch of sorts where player data will be retained into the full launch later on. MU Legend is an ARPG and follow up to MU Online. Players are able to choose from four classes to fight the legion of Pandemonium. Dennis Czybulka, COO […]

Lineage Eternal is Dead, Long Live The Lineage

The oft-delayed and seemingly just as oft-rebooted Lineage Eternal is being rebooted as The Lineage. Set for beta in 2018, The Lineage is a totally new project with much of the game assets replaced, including the engine. The Lineage will run on Unreal Engine 4, has five confirmed classes, and will retain the seige system […]

Review: Secret World Legends

Secret World Legends is a reboot in the sense that the second verse to a song is a reboot to the first. Functionally it follows the same ebb and flow, but it feels like somewhere along the way the lead singer/manager died, only to be replaced by the studio label’s brand manager who doesn’t so […]

World of Warcraft Classic Takes Azeroth Back to the Past

Winter is coming, but this year’s Blizzcon has brought with it a much anticipated and long demanded announcement from Blizzard: Years of players asking for classic World of Warcraft servers has finally heeded an answer and that answer is yes. According to an article by PC Gamer, the Classic World of Warcraft server will be […]

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