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Michael G. Hurston
Michael G. Hurston is an avid gamer who works as a web migrationist, dabbles in mobile UI design and is the creative force behind Morbidgames Publishing. He currently resides in Silicon Valley with his wife and tea cup Yorkie.

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Summer of Action MMOs, Which will You Play? Summer of Action MMOs, Which will You Play?
First up is Tera. Those who love Tera are intrigued by its incredible graphics, polished North American launch and true action combat that forces the player to think about fights in a way never done before by an MMO.... >>more
Tue May 15 22:02:34 2012

[Part2]Hands-on Review: Tera Is Not Terrible [Part2]Hands-on Review: Tera Is Not Terrible
I wasn't sure if I was going to enjoy Tera when I first heard about the game. The fantasy MMO genre is very saturated at the moment with a lot of lackluster games, but the fact that Tera had been out for a year already across the ocean reassured me it'd at least be polished, and it doesn't disappoint with that.... >>more
Sat Mar 17 11:24:37 2012

[Part1]Hands-on Review: Tera Is Not Terrible [Part1]Hands-on Review: Tera Is Not Terrible
I wasn't sure if I was going to enjoy Tera when I first heard about the game. The fantasy MMO genre is very saturated at the moment with a lot of lackluster games, but the fact that Tera had been out for a year already across the ocean reassured me it'd at least be polished, and it doesn't disappoint with that.... >>more
Fri Mar 16 10:38:09 2012

What Space MMO Are You Going to Play? What Space MMO Are You Going to Play?
This year end has been all about adventures in space with November and December giving us a number of updates and releases to explore.... >>more
Sat Dec 24 19:28:18 2011

RIFT 1.5 Ashes of History - Meridian Chronicle Walkthrough RIFT 1.5 Ashes of History - Meridian Chronicle Walkthrough
Rift 1.5, Ashes of History, kicked off yesterday with many players being rewarded with costume gear and bonus potions in their mailbox.... >>more
Wed Oct 05 23:36:44 2011

A Return Player's Day in RIFT A Return Player's Day in RIFT
Rift kicked off its Half-Birthday celebration this week by giving players a chance to try out the game for free while subscribers received certain in-game bonuses such as increased experience and favor gains.... >>more
Thu Sep 15 17:23:15 2011

Skill Overload in Jade Dynasty, More Than Just Simple PvE Skill Overload in Jade Dynasty, More Than Just Simple PvE
I recently gave Jade Dynasty a spin, the martial arts MMO based on the popular internet novel, Zhu Xian. I have been unable to find an English translation of the work so while I'm unsure of the accuracy; the game itself is a combination of numerous skill trees, multiple advancement options and micro-management tactics that are incredibly layered. Unfortunately the actual PVE elements of game and story...... >>more
Tue Sep 13 23:42:11 2011

Don't Forsake Forsaken World Don't Forsake Forsaken World
My first impression of Forsaken World was that the font and coloring of the logo was very similar to another rather large and mainstream MMO.... >>more
Tue Sep 06 01:47:44 2011

Star Trek Online: Rhode Island Crashes into the C Store Star Trek Online: Rhode Island Crashes into the C Store
Last week Star Trek Online released the new tier 2.5 ship the Rhode Island. A variant of the current tier 2 Nova Class. While tier .5 ships are not new to Cryptic's game philosophy of introducing paid ships to the player base that offer unique abilities, this is the first time Cryptic has introduced a ship that is a straight paid upgrade rather than a side step in power... >>more
Wed Aug 24 01:33:38 2011