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The younger brother of EVE Online, Perpetuum, plans to add Player-Built Settlements (PBS) to his sandbox world to spice up the things a little, more likely with lots of wars, drama and lots of PvPew. A 10 people man team manages to build a interesting sandbox mmo, while 200 man teams are copying WOW mechanics and adding tons of cheesy voice overs and call it a day. Lovely times we live in.
Turn-based strategy game UFO Online: Fight for Earth will begin its second closed beta phase. The game's developers, Funatics, have been using the time since the end of the very successful first test, during which the community provided lots of positive and constructive feedback, to create an improved, expanded and even nicer looking version.
I remember the huge potential of Warhammer Online and how much fun we had in the first months, then EA toke over. The END. Now is the time for Warhammer 40k to receive a blow, but not a finishing move.
Oh finally, Funcom remembered that 5 years ago they started the work to upgrade the engine for Anarchy Online. During the 5 years we didn't heard much and the progress was slow but it seems they are back on track.
For the past couple of years Sony Online managed to push almost all their mediocre mmorpg games to a free to play business model and now the time has come for Vanguard to catch up.
Trion Worlds revealed the plan of attack for the game from this moment forward. Closed Beta testing is starting this spring, while the open beta in summer with the release most likely sometime in the fall.
Game Update 1.5 brings a graphic overhaul for rookie shops, new 2/10 DED complexes to farm in high sec, more overview updates, interfaces changes and a new launcher which pre-loads the game in background and doesn't force you to restart so many times after updates.
From 10th April, players will be able to pre-purchase the Guild Wars 2 Collector’s, Digital Deluxe or Standard Editions and receive guaranteed entry into all beta weekend events and a three-day head start prior to launch
Update 6 brings a new zone to explore, a new epic story, a soldier to aid you in your adventures and instance finder update.
At this year's GDC, CCP announced that the first beta for DUST 514 will start in April this year. The folks at GameTrailes.com had the privilege to interview CEO Hilmar Petursson and CMO David Reid, which revealed a lot of information on how the DUST 514 and EVE Online will co-exist.
Today, at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Hi-Rez Studios announced that Tribes: Ascend will be released on April 12, 2012.
This month the Developers of MechWarrior Online are planning to release a lot of information regarding the BattleMech Combat system and other core mechanics.
A first look at the Planetside 2 gameplay, shown exclusively at GDC 2012
CCP announced that they will launch Dust 514 free to play and free to download for the PS3.
Gamingo announced that the first beta testing phase for their new space tactical real-time strategy browser mmo Nexus Conflict, is scheduled to start in March.
Starting from today, Aion Europe will be switching to a free-to-play model under Gameforge, while the NA version will arrive sometime this spring.
The free-to-play shooter Tribes: Ascend will be available to everyone on Friday, February 24, along with this week’s patch that adds a new game mode, four new maps, and new regions.
ArcheAge - Epic Yarring!
- Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
A new player made video shows ArcheAge naval combat, where a small guild of pirates engages and captures a neutral boat.
Funcom announced that the highly anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game The Secret World will launch on June 19th, 2012.
Guild Wars 2 World vs. World PvP
- Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Mike Ferguson from Arena Net talks about Guild Wars 2: world vs. world system, in which three servers compete in a two-week battle for glory.