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How You Can Help MMORPGs Evolve How You Can Help MMORPGs Evolve
Let’s look at what you, as players, can do to help evolve the gaming field.... >>more
Fri Jun 12 07:00:00 2015

How Echo of Soul Handles Dungeons in a Healer-Less Game How Echo of Soul Handles Dungeons in a Healer-Less Game
Games lately have been attempting to break the “healer, tank, DPS” cycle, with varying amounts of success.... >>more
Sat Jun 06 06:00:00 2015

Echo of Soul - The Definitive Soul System Guide Echo of Soul - The Definitive Soul System Guide
The Soul system within Echo of Soul is one of the central parts of how the game functions, but it often leads to confusion about how it works (the in-game guide isn’t too clear on everything).... >>more
Fri Jun 05 06:00:00 2015

Piercing Blow Escape Game Mode Review Piercing Blow Escape Game Mode Review
Piercing Blow’s 'Escape'game mode is a wonderful addition to the FPS genre. It’s been described with words such as fun, exhilarating,awesome, unique, and touh. ... >>more
Mon May 25 04:00:00 2015

4 QoL Changes Echo of Soul Desperately Needs 4 QoL Changes Echo of Soul Desperately Needs
Echo of Soul has a lot of great qualities, but if the Closed Beta has shown anything, it’s that some of the game’s systems still need a bit of work.... >>more
Tue May 19 06:00:00 2015

Fast-Paced FPS Piercing Blow Review Fast-Paced FPS Piercing Blow Review
Piercing Blow is a fast-paced FPS that is reminiscent of the Counter-Strike games. It comes with a variety of game styles, and a wide assortment of items that can be used to enhance your characters, bringing a customized play style for every player.... >>more
Thu May 14 20:04:01 2015

Lineage II Classic - What You Need to Know Lineage II Classic - What You Need to Know
In a great piece of news for those of us who love the old Lineage II and how it used to be, Innova has opened a petition to see if there is enough demand for a Classic server to make it happen.... >>more
Thu May 14 06:00:00 2015

A First Look at Echo of Soul A First Look at Echo of Soul
Echo of Soul is a new MMORPG published by Aeria Games. It’s a fantasy-based MMO that is designed to be player-friendly and offer a lot of single player content for players that want to run on their own.... >>more
Tue May 12 14:14:14 2015

Echo of Soul Closed Beta Review by Raptorak Echo of Soul Closed Beta Review by Raptorak
Echo of Soul has multiple forms of PvP built in, with the battlefields being the most popular. These are objective-based matches that pit two teams of 15 players up against one another... >>more
Mon May 11 19:00:13 2015

A Look at The Flaws of ArcheAges Arena System A Look at The Flaws of ArcheAges Arena System
ArcheAge’s arena system allows for PvP within a controlled environment, pitting two teams of five players up against one another in a battle. ... >>more
Sat May 09 18:00:00 2015

ArcheAge Patron - Is it Worth Getting? ArcheAge Patron - Is it Worth Getting?
One of the methods ArcheAge uses to bring in income is through its Patron status. Is it Worth Getting? Read on and find out the reason.... >>more
Tue May 05 06:00:00 2015

Skyforge Lugran Research Base Guide Skyforge Lugran Research Base Guide
Lugran Research Base is the first PvP arena you will unlock in Skyforge. It’s a map that has 6 players total, and it takes place in an FFA (free for all) fashion, all competing to get 10 points faster than anyone else.... >>more
Mon Apr 27 06:00:00 2015

Guild Wars 2 - Playing the Market Effectively Part 2 Guild Wars 2 - Playing the Market Effectively Part 2
Guild Wars 2 allows players to buy and sell gold for its in-game cash shop currency, Gems. This is a great benefit to players that want to buy cash shop items without having to pony up any cash.... >>more
Sat Apr 25 07:00:00 2015

Guild Wars 2 - Playing the Market Effectively Part 1 Guild Wars 2 - Playing the Market Effectively Part 1
Getting a lot of gold in Guild Wars 2 requires farming, being extremely lucky on drops, or learning how to play the market in order to pull a good profit.... >>more
Sat Apr 18 11:44:52 2015

Guild Wars 2 Overview of New Borderlands Guild Wars 2 Overview of New Borderlands
In Guild Wars 2, the new maps are designed to take place of the existing Borderlands maps, bringing about entirely new challenges to the game’s WvW content. Let’s take a look at what to expect with these new and improved maps!... >>more
Wed Apr 01 11:00:00 2015

Why a Classic Lineage II Server Makes Sense Why a Classic Lineage II Server Makes Sense
Something that was brought up a while back is the possibility of bringing a new “classic” Lineage II server to life.why would this be a great addition to the game, and how would it benefit both players and NCSoft to do so? Read on and find out the answer.... >>more
Thu Mar 26 06:30:00 2015

The Elder Scrolls Online - A Newbie's Guide to Cyrodiil The Elder Scrolls Online - A Newbie's Guide to Cyrodiil
Cyrodiil is The Elder Scrolls Online’s siege and open PvP zone, allowing three factions to face off against one another in a free-for-all fashion to gain control over the land. Here is a newbie's guide about it, read on and play the game more easily.... >>more
Wed Mar 25 05:00:00 2015

Warhammer Online - What Direction is Return of Reckoning Headed in? Warhammer Online - What Direction is Return of Reckoning Headed in?
Return of Reckoning is a project that is working towards helping resurrect Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning via an emulated server. But how is it how is it standing up to its goals so far, and what direction is it headed in? Read on and find out the answer.... >>more
Sat Mar 14 00:17:44 2015

Why Guild Wars 2 Probably Won't Have a Level Cap Increase Why Guild Wars 2 Probably Won't Have a Level Cap Increase
What do you think of the level cap incease of Guild Wars 2? Will it be true? Read on and find out the answer.... >>more
Thu Feb 12 06:00:00 2015

A Look at FFXIV's Method for Promoting Use of Dungeon Queues A Look at FFXIV's Method for Promoting Use of Dungeon Queues
Final Fantasy XIV employs a system that helps players counter the Dungeon queues. How? By offering bonuses to the least queued roles? Read on and find out the answer!... >>more
Mon Feb 09 22:27:00 2015

Guild Wars 2 - Overview for New Mastery System Heart of Thorns Guild Wars 2 - Overview for New Mastery System Heart of Thorns
Guild Wars 2 is getting an entirely new progression system with its upcoming expansion, Heart of Thorns. Here is an overview for this system. Read on and have a new experience in GW2.... >>more
Sun Feb 08 22:15:47 2015

A Look at The Move to Freemium Games in 2015 A Look at The Move to Freemium Games in 2015
The revenue model for MMORPGs is changing at a rapid pace. More and more MMORPGs make the conversion to the F2P model. Here is a look for this phenomenon. Read on and find the reason out.... >>more
Tue Feb 03 07:18:03 2015

Is ArcheAge's Enhanced Transparency Enough to Save it? Is ArcheAge's Enhanced Transparency Enough to Save it?
With ArcheAge's recent Producer's Letter detailing what to expect for the new year, the big focus was on transparency.... >>more
Mon Jan 26 10:00:00 2015

A Look at the Growing Trend of Solo MMORPGs A Look at the Growing Trend of Solo MMORPGs
Have you ever think about the growing trend of the market of MMORPGs? Here is a look at the growing trend of solo MMORPGs, just have a look right now.... >>more
Mon Jan 19 06:00:00 2015

Trion's Reputation After ArcheAge Trion's Reputation After ArcheAge
ArcheAge is a game that had a lot of potential. It was severely hyped up by those that liked what it brought to the table, like juries and the ability to become a pirate.... >>more
Wed Jan 14 07:07:07 2015

ArcheAge - How to Level Fishing the Easy Way ArcheAge - How to Level Fishing the Easy Way
In ArcheAge, collecting fish much more efficiently and progress faster is a dream for most of us. But, how to leveling up fishing in a shot time? Come on and have a look.... >>more
Tue Jan 13 10:17:17 2015

Do Cash Shops Have a Place in Subscription MMOs Do Cash Shops Have a Place in Subscription MMOs
For the most part, players relate the top MMOs to being those that use the subscription-based model.... >>more
Mon Jan 12 10:07:07 2015

MMO Corpse Looting - Immersion or Annoyance MMO Corpse Looting - Immersion or Annoyance
To get and trade items that are obtained from killing mobs and other players is one of the things MMORPGs revolve around.... >>more
Sun Jan 04 07:07:07 2015

Final Fantasy XIV - Cleaning The Armoury Chest Like A Pro Final Fantasy XIV - Cleaning The Armoury Chest Like A Pro
Armoury Chest, a great feature of FFXIV which goes alongside its multi-class ability, is the first place where weapons and armor go.... >>more
Mon Dec 22 07:07:07 2014

ArcheAge - Why Stealing Crops Shouldn't Be Illegal ArcheAge - Why Stealing Crops Shouldn't Be Illegal
What do you think about Stealing Crops, the most common crime in Archeage? Why Shouldn't it be illegal? Come on and find out the answer.The most common crime in ArcheAge is that of stealing crops.... >>more
Mon Dec 15 20:38:16 2014

How FFXIV Handles Multi-Classing The Right Way How FFXIV Handles Multi-Classing The Right Way
FFXIV lands in the latter category, allowing each of the game’s classes to be obtained, leveled, and experienced fully on every character.... >>more
Sat Dec 13 07:07:07 2014

Should Land in Archeage Be Guaranteed Should Land in Archeage Be Guaranteed
Land in Archeage is always a hot topic ever since Archeage was in Alpha and Beta. But should land in Archeage be guaranteed? Let's have a look.... >>more
Fri Dec 12 16:00:00 2014

5 Features That Make Final Fantasy XIV Awesome 5 Features That Make Final Fantasy XIV Awesome
There are 5 features make Final Fantasy XIV awesome, do you know? Come on and enjoy these arwesome features right now!... >>more
Thu Dec 11 17:42:07 2014

Rift - Gyel Fortress Guide Rift - Gyel Fortress Guide
In Rift, Gyel Fortress is the second new dungeon that came out with Nightmare Tide. It’s a dungeon designed for players level 61-64.... >>more
Sat Dec 06 16:07:23 2014

Rift - Citadel of Insanity Guide Rift - Citadel of Insanity Guide
In Rift, this dungeon is designed for players level 63 to 65 and involves fast runs. With four bosses and pretty easy mechanics, it’s fast and easy to get used to.... >>more
Fri Dec 05 16:07:17 2014

How to Balance Hardcore MMORPG Gaming with Slow Content Updates How to Balance Hardcore MMORPG Gaming with Slow Content Updates
How to balance hardcore MMORPG gaming with slow content updates? Do you want to know? Let's take a look.... >>more
Thu Dec 04 07:07:11 2014

RIFT - The Effects of Cross-Shard Guesting RIFT - The Effects of Cross-Shard Guesting
Do you know Cross-shard guesting, one of the best additions of RIFT? Here, we will talk some effects of it for you.... >>more
Tue Nov 25 07:07:07 2014

Are Free-To-Play Games The Future Are Free-To-Play Games The Future
Free-to-Play games have become more and more popular and most of players choose them. Do you want to know the future of them? Here are some reviews of raptorak.... >>more
Sun Nov 23 23:09:09 2014

Why Rift's Nightmare Rift Achievements Need Revamped Why Rift's Nightmare Rift Achievements Need Revamped
Rift’s new Nightmare Rifts are a great addition to the game, bringing about a completely new and exciting rifting experience. It does fall short when it comes to progressing from one tier to another, however, and even more so when attempting to get down all of the achievements. There are essentially two achievement requirements that are just overcomplicated due to how the rifts work.... >>more
Sat Nov 15 18:34:26 2014

What to Look Forward To in Albion - 6 Month Timeline What to Look Forward To in Albion - 6 Month Timeline
Albion Online is a MMORPG that is still growing. As the developers work hard to expand on the game and bring it to fruition, they are doing a great job at documenting what is going on and what we can look forward to as players. Their winter roadmap – which details a bit of what’s to expect over the next 6 months or so of development – is definitely a great thing. So let’s take a look at some of...... >>more
Sat Nov 15 17:11:15 2014

RIFT Minion Guide RIFT Minion Guide
Rift’s Minion system came out with the release of its latest expansion, Nightmare Tide. This is a game system that allows players to send off minions to do missions. It’s a pretty neat little system once you understand how it works, so let’s dive on in!... >>more
Wed Nov 12 17:26:31 2014

Rift - Nightmare Tide Review Rift - Nightmare Tide Review
Are you a lover of Rift? Rift's new expansion, Nightmare Tide, brought with it a new type of rift called Nightmare Rifts. These come in five different tiers, as well as two forms: normal (open world) and instanced.... >>more
Sun Nov 09 12:09:49 2014

Rift - Nightmare Coast Guide Rift - Nightmare Coast Guide
Nightmare Coast, the first new dungeon when you come into with Nightmare Tide, designed for players level 60 to 63 is really not a tough dungeon, though it does require a bit of strategy to complete. ... >>more
Fri Nov 07 07:07:07 2014

RIFT - Ghar Station Eyn Guide RIFT - Ghar Station Eyn Guide
Ghar Station Eyn is a new warfront that came about with the coming of Rift’s expansion, Nightmare Tide. This is a lot like Library of the Runemasters, an older one, but does have a few differences.... >>more
Thu Nov 06 07:07:07 2014

TERA - Can TERA's New Expansion Save it TERA - Can TERA's New Expansion Save it
Fate of Arun,TERA's upcoming expansion, has come as quite a surprise for a lot of players. We've heard about the upcoming boost to level 65 that was coming.... >>more
Tue Nov 04 07:07:07 2014

ArcheAge - Making the Most of Limited Land ArcheAge - Making the Most of Limited Land
Due to it being an open world without any instancing whatsoever,the ability to place housing is one of ArcheAge's best and worst aspects. This leads to a situation where there just isn't enough land for all players.... >>more
Mon Nov 03 22:11:34 2014

Guild War 2 - Why Looking for Gruops at Boss Events is Smart Guild War 2 - Why Looking for Gruops at Boss Events is Smart
There was a great discussion recently on grouping up for boss events in GW2, sparking some pretty big debates on why players should and shouldn’t take part. ... >>more
Thu Oct 30 07:07:07 2014

ArcheAge - Are ArcheAge's Hacks Going to Kill The Game ArcheAge - Are ArcheAge's Hacks Going to Kill The Game
ArcheAge is a game that has a lot of things going for it, but when it comes to the number of hacks and exploits that are available, it starts to drag the game down. ... >>more
Mon Oct 27 19:38:16 2014

ArcheAge - Should Trion Host PvP Tourmament ArcheAge - Should Trion Host PvP Tourmament
On ArcheAge’s official forums, a user named CLKiller brought up a suggestion that Trion start hosting PvP tournaments within the game. This is something we’ve been seeing a bit more lately.... >>more
Thu Oct 23 10:00:08 2014

TERA - Why Reapers Need Toned Down TERA - Why Reapers Need Toned Down
Reapers, the only class to be added after TERA’s launch, have proven to be a very strong class – some would even say overpowered. After playing with the Reaper for a considerable amount of time... >>more
Mon Oct 20 22:43:50 2014