Top 5: Tips For DarkScape Survival

DarkScape is out and that only means one thing: Prepare to die a whole lot, and lose your items. Since DarkScape isn’t just RuneScape with open world PvP, MMO Fallout has put together some opening tips for players looking to make a start in this new world. 5. Get A Head Start If you’re anything […]

Live Stream Q&A With R.A. Salvatore On 9/22

Perfect World Entertainment has announced that this Tuesday, players will have the opportunity to question R.A. Salvatore himself. Salvatore is the New York Times bestselling author known for his Dungeons & Dragons novels, including the character Drizzt Do’Urden. The upcoming expansion for Neverwinter, Underdark, features Salvatore’s character quite extensively. As we know, many of our adventurers […]

Jagex Releases DarkScape: Hardcore RuneScape

Today marks the launch of an experimental new version of RuneScape, one which none of you likely saw coming. DarkScape, as it has been called, is a new version of RuneScape with a twist. Unlike its relatively safe counterpart, everywhere in DarkScape is open for player vs player combat. You can be attacked at any […]

Both Everquest Titles Reveal Upcoming Expansions

Everquest and Everquest 2 are set to receive their next expansions, and yes I said expansions. In both cases, more details are expected to be released on October 1st, alongside a live stream where Daybreak will be running through some of the new zones. For Everquest, the expansion includes 15 new raids accompanied by new […]

[Column] The Death Of Out-Of-Genre Subscriptions

I casually refer to the 2009 – 2010 time span as the Suicidal Subscription Pact, where business logic in gaming decreed that subscription fees must be tacked on to genres that had previously been available for just the cost of the game. The time marks one of the last eras of businesses unsuccessfully copying functions […]

Derek Smart: There Will Be A Lawsuit

If Cloud Imperium Games thought that booting Derek Smart out as a customer would be the end of the story, they were sorely mistaken. Smart has been heading a crusade against Star Citizen over claims that the game, as it is currently being promised, can never be made. The two parties have been going back […]

ArcheAge 2.0 Rolled Back After Major Server Issues

If you’ve been out of the loop as I have for the past couple of days, you may have missed the launch of ArcheAge 2.0. Thankfully, you didn’t miss much, as an issue with the Glyph authentication system resulted in over 90% of players being denied access to the game. As many of you are […]

APB Reloaded Compensating For Downtime

If you hadn’t noticed, DDOS attacks have become common enough that nowadays they’re just a regular thing that happens every so often. Pick any major game service, be it Xbox Live, PSN, RuneScape, World of Warcraft, etc, and odds are it has experienced service disruption in recent months due to these attacks. In the case […]

Asheron’s Call Still Offline, No Remedy In Sight

Asheron’s Call went offline two weeks ago for extended maintenance, and it still hasn’t woken up. In a post on the official forums, Turbine staff have been giving daily updates on how things are progressing, but so far the company has no idea how much longer the maintenance will take. We’ve identified additional engineering work […]

RuneScape Shop Now Accepting Bonds

Jagex Ltd, makers of the MMO RuneScape have announced a brand new way to use bonds, tokens that can be purchased and traded on the in-game market. Starting today, it is now possible to purchase goods in the Jagex merchandise store with bonds, for a limited time. In a press release sent out today, players […]