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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

Guild Wars 2 Devs Open Discussion About Guild Houses Guild Wars 2 Devs Open Discussion About Guild Houses
Chris Whiteside, the studio design director for Guild Wars 2, has started a thread on the official forums for guild halls. This is a step forward in what will hopefully bring guild halls to Guild Wars 2, and the players are requested to take part in the discussion. A lot of ideas have already been thrown towards the topic, already. ... >>more
Sun Oct 19 10:33:15 2014

ArcheAge - Obtaining Partons Status as A F2P Player ArcheAge - Obtaining Partons Status as A F2P Player
While most players view ArcheAge as being along the lines of a P2P game (and, in actuality, it is), it’s not impossible to have the same experience as paid players without putting any cash down.... >>more
Sat Oct 18 07:07:07 2014

ArcheAge - Limiting Global Chats to 15 to Fight Spam - Is it Working? ArcheAge - Limiting Global Chats to 15 to Fight Spam - Is it Working?
Fighting gold spam is usually tough for any game company to do in the beginning. It takes new algorithms to automatically detect spam, and a constant battle to push people away from taking part in it. ... >>more
Fri Oct 17 00:19:28 2014

Archeage - A Look at The Punishment and Rewarding of Bot Reports Archeage - A Look at The Punishment and Rewarding of Bot Reports
When dealing with bots, most games allow players to make reports. This can lead to situations where the GMs (Game Managers) have a lot of reports to sift through, being that players will often prematurely make reports. And in some cases... >>more
Wed Oct 15 18:43:50 2014

TERA - The Fault Behind Active Combat TERA - The Fault Behind Active Combat
TERA is a great game when it comes to bringing something new to the table. With its true active combat system, it has brought skill forward, as opposed to simply being based on gear.... >>more
Mon Oct 13 19:31:01 2014

3 Quality of Life Changes ArcheAge Needs 3 Quality of Life Changes ArcheAge Needs
ArcheAge is a lot different from most games due to how open it is. Players can level up through a variety of methods (pretty much anything other than PvP will give experience), and the world is almost completely customizable by the players that reside in it.... >>more
Sun Oct 12 10:07:06 2014

TERA - From Level 60 to T15 The Path of Gearing TERA - From Level 60 to T15 The Path of Gearing
As a fresh level 60, gearing up can be intimidating. The desire is to be able to partake in all of the end-game content, but the gear prohibits that. There is a somewhat set path in which you need to take to get properly geared up, and it can be stressful.... >>more
Sat Oct 11 07:07:10 2014

ArcheAge - Why The Addition of A Bounty System Would Rock ArcheAge - Why The Addition of A Bounty System Would Rock
Due to how the trial system works in ArcheAge, with the “wanted” debuff basically making players outlaws, the game could greatly benefit from the addition of a bounty system.... >>more
Fri Oct 10 10:07:07 2014

Guild Wars 2 - Why Mounts Would be an Awesome Addition Guild Wars 2 - Why Mounts Would be an Awesome Addition
When it comes to getting around in Guild Wars 2, it feels extremely slow. This is largely because the map is pretty big, but also because there is no sense of mounts that speed things up. While this is largely a psychological thing in some areas of the game, it does have its impact.... >>more
Wed Oct 08 08:00:32 2014

Guild Wars 2 - The Lack of Challenging Content Guild Wars 2 - The Lack of Challenging Content
Guild Wars 2 is advertised as being an open game where players can level up and play however they want. The game is pretty much completely open, and those who like PvP can do PvP, those who like PvE can run dungeons or slay massive monsters.... >>more
Sun Oct 05 07:07:07 2014

ArcheAge: A Look at Rifts ArcheAge: A Look at Rifts
Rifts are a pretty easy way to earn Honor Points while working with a large group of players. If you've played the game Rift in the past, these work pretty much in the same manner, with multiple phases of mob spawns. The difference here is that ArcheAge's require many more players and include much more difficult – and more numerous – mobs.... >>more
Sat Oct 04 15:13:38 2014

Albion Online: A Look at the Destiny Board Albion Online: A Look at the Destiny Board
Albion’s method of progression isn’t based on levels, but rather achievements. These are handled through a system that is called the “Destiny Board,” which shows how to move to higher tiers of gear and crafts, as well as the exact path that needs to be taken to achieve the things you want.... >>more
Fri Oct 03 22:19:40 2014

ArcheAge Intra-Continental Battles: Why Factions Clash ArcheAge Intra-Continental Battles: Why Factions Clash
While ArcheAge’s PvP is generally set up as an east vs. west faction battle, it’s really more of a free-for-all instead. Due to player personalities and guild competitions, there are often a lot of intra-continental battles, as well as the normal faction-based ones.... >>more
Sat Sep 27 11:37:41 2014

Albion - A Look at the Class Less Environment Albion - A Look at the Class Less Environment
Unlike most MMORPGs that utilize a class-based system for characters, Albion has done away with this altogether. Instead of creating a character to fulfill a specific role, or having to keep changing roles using an NPC within the game, Albion allows for changing at any point in time. This is because it uses a gear-based system instead... >>more
Sat Sep 27 07:00:00 2014

ArcheAge - Avoiding Jail The Community Dos and Donts ArcheAge - Avoiding Jail The Community Dos and Donts
ArcheAge is one of the few games where players are able to police themselves. Through the courts and trials system, people are able to work together to determine a punishment (or lack thereof) for wrongdoers – at least those that murder, fight and steal within the game. ... >>more
Fri Sep 26 07:00:15 2014