MMO Tag

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 28 Aug 2014

Destiny is literally around the corner. I'm extremely excited to jump back into Bungie's online adventure on Xbox One with a few friends, but we're going to be missing out on quite a bit on content that only Sony players will get access to. Consider me jealous.

Posted by Matthew Figueira - 26 Aug 2014

Final Fantasy XIV had a shoddy start a few years ago in 2010. It was received poorly by loads of people, forcing the game to be pretty much a failure. A Realm Reborn, the redesigned and fixed version of the original, was launched in 2013. It did a whole lot better.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 19 Aug 2014

Destiny might not have as many planets as, say, No Man's Sky, but that doesn't mean much if the planets themselves are large, detailed and fun to explore. We've seen Earth, a little bit of Mars and now Bungie has released the first look at a lush, tropical Venus.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 18 Aug 2014

Blizzard is desperately trying to plug the hole in the World of Warcraft subscriber base. The MMO is consistently losing subscribers, with Warlords of Draenor possibly bringing a few people back at the end of the year. New, interesting looking content can do that, but increased subscription prices is probably the exact opposite of what on-the-fence players want.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 15 Aug 2014

Blizzard are the undisputed kings of cinematic CGI trailers. It makes me wonder why their art team isn’t just making the World of Warcraft movie themselves. I mean, just look at how damn amazing the opening cinematic for Warlords of Draenor is.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 06 Aug 2014

It made a huge splash at E3 in 2013, but we still know very little about Ubisoft’s latest game to cash in on Tom Clancy’s name, The Division. It will be multiplayer focused, and in many ways sounds a bit like a post apocalyptic MMO. How will you meet up with other players within the game?

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 06 Aug 2014

World of Warcraft is still the most popular subscription-based MMO on the planet – but it’s going to have to do something big to keep the status quo. According to Activision-Blizzard’s latest financial reports, subscriptions for the fantasy online RPG are in steady decline.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 05 Aug 2014

World of Warcraft players have been starved of new content for a long time. Blizzard have been working hard on the next big expansion for their massive MMO, with Warlords of Draenor looking like a meaty cut of content. Blizzard have been hush hush on release details, but that's all going to change at an event next week.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 23 Jul 2014

Gay pride day may have been last month, but that didn't stop the clan "Rough Trade Gaming Community" from organizing their first ever gay pride parade in FFXIV: A Realm Reborn. It looks colorful, joyful and celebrates a decision from the game's producers.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 22 Jul 2014

PlayStation gamers have been enjoying some Destiny goodness the entire weekend. Xbox fans are still waiting on the sidelines, but tomorrow the beta finally launches for Microsoft’s consoles. The beta runs at its full 1080p on the PS4, but last week Bungie confirmed that it wouldn’t reach that on the Xbox One. Thankfully, that’s only for the beta though.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 22 Jul 2014

PlayStation gamers have been enjoying some Destiny goodness the entire weekend. Xbox fans are still waiting on the sidelines, but tomorrow the beta finally launches for Microsoft’s consoles. The beta runs at its full 1080p on the PS4, but last week Bungie confirmed that it wouldn’t reach that on the Xbox One. Thankfully, that’s only for the beta though.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 22 Jul 2014

Maxis has made the same types of games for years, particularly since being acquired by EA. It's all about the Sim - SimCity and The Sims - or the Spore. But now they're getting ready to make a new title, and it could just be even weirder than those games.

Posted by LG Community - 17 Jul 2014

By Kyle Haward ArcheAge is one of the newer Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games, developed by XL Games, that was released in Korea last year. It is now being brought to Western Audiences in North America and Europe by Trion Games.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 15 Jul 2014

Destiny’s beta kicks off this week on the PS4 and PS3, coming to Microsoft platforms next week. The beta is supposedly a bigger, broader experience than the Alpha, giving players a good chunk of content to explore. You may want to download the fancy new companion app to help with that.