Posted: 21.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 0
The first of these events has already begun with City of Heroes dealing with a "Deadly Halloween Apocalypse" that started yesterday. The events run for a number of spooky days.
Posted: 20.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 0
Executive producer Craig Zinkievich has said the closed beta period is "right around the corner," though more details of its 2010 date remain quiet. Press release expected soon.
Posted: 19.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 0
The actual time that testers will get are very limiting, in fact only three days out of the week are eligible with play windows of 7pm to 11pm. APB is due for full launch in March 2010.
Posted: 16.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 1
There is a "very high percentage" of newcomers that use the in-game store, where the MMO now gets its revenue. A "good chunk" of users are spending more now than they did before.
Posted: 15.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 2
The website for Stargate Worlds has been down since the 9th, but it's live again now. There's still "desire, enthusiasm and excitement" to launch the game but funding is insufficient.
Posted: 15.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 1
The standard edition comes with a speed-enhancing cloak if pre-ordered, but the special edition includes the Adventurer's Pack. That adds character slots, shared storage and gear.
Posted: 14.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 1
World of Warcraft subscribers must merge their accounts with a new Battle.net one, by November 11th in the US and the 12th in Europe. As a thanks, Blizz reward with WoW penguins.
Posted: 13.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 2
The trial accounts also can only use public chat channels, you can't post on the forums or send in-game mail either. Upgrading to a full account slays these pestering restrictions dead.
Posted: 13.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 1
Raimi says they'll be "really faithful" to the game lore, he wants it "accurate and true" to Azeroth's inhabitants. So gold farmers confirmed? It will feel like a "'World of WarCraft' adventure."
Posted: 12.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 3
It wasn't without "frustrating things" though, and the sequel will "take the essence" of the game to new heights. It will have massive battles "no other FPS will touch" in terms of scale.
Posted: 09.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 1
Basically the old way stretched questing and the like 'too thin', and so they've decide to concentrate on one super area for all new players. They also introduce apprenticeships.
Posted: 08.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 0
Job listings reveal they're expanding to the PlayStation 3 with a singleplayer RPG, but this is to be handled by their new subsidiary, Big Huge Games. Copernicus remains desktop only.
Posted: 06.10.2009 by NakermanComments: 2
Stites did not mention the waivering subscription fees however, which many feel should be paid back to players who haven't been able to get into the game due to the servers problems.
Posted: 06.10.2009 by NakermanComments: 1
"I finally have all the resources needed to do some very exciting stuff that you guys will love," says IceFrog. "As I've said many times in the past and especially after today's developments, I am very excited about DotA's future!"
Posted: 05.10.2009 by NakermanComments: 0
Instead, the game will use micro-transactions via the virtual items marketplace.
Posted: 05.10.2009 by NakermanComments: 1
The trial will provide players with access to the major features of the game, a generous offering when you consider the Premium sub costs $9.99 a month.
Posted: 02.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 3
The other is that it merely refers to in-game currency. The signups for closed beta testing mention "points" that are "non-refundable and non-tradable," and used in a "Game store".
Posted: 01.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 0
From next Thursday the 8th till Monday the 12th, returning users can play for free. During that time XP, Influence and Infamy gains double. Want to create your own missions?
Posted: 01.10.2009 by Technet2kComments: 0
Things like "memory-related crashes" have had a seeing to. Some new Steam achievements are in, but aren't retroactive. Plus a cure for that disappearing mouse cursor...
Posted: 30.09.2009 by JamieSIComments: 0
For those of you worried, don't be. A Funcom spokesperson told us that it will have little effect on Age of Conan and its expansion: "What I can tell you is that this will have little to no effect on Conan and the expansion. The Secret World will be delayed with a few months."