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Aion (Aion)
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MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 09/22/09)  | Pub:NCSoft
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Aion News

Latest Headlines for Aion

  • Fergus McGreedy's Little Headache

    Fergus McGreedy, the greedy little leprechaun of Atreia, is feeling the pinch from Shugo tax collectors who have finally figured out how to tax his amassed riches, but he's got a plan to screw the Shugo bankers out of their money: give it away to his fellow leprechauns! Unfortunately, Fergus has lost his glasses and cannot see properly as a result, opening the way for players to dress up in green in order to trick Fergus out of his money!

    Reported on Mar 17, 2010
  • Eye on Community - March

    Aion Community Manager Andrew "Tamat" Beegle has posted this month's Eye on Community letter, where he answers a question regarding the differences between the 1.9 vs. 2.0 game updates with regards to the Western version of Aion.

    Reported on Mar 08, 2010
  • Update 1.9 Patch Notes; Update 2.0 Details, Video

    As promised, patch notes for Aion's upcoming 1.9 update are now available, albeit translated from Korean. Looking ahead, some details and video on version 2.0 of Aion were revealed at a recent NCSoft press conference.

    Reported on Mar 05, 2010
  • Update 1.9 Info

    After speaking with Lead Producer Chris Hager, MMORPG.com's Joe Iuliani writes this overview of the massive 1.9 update recently announced by NCsoft for Aion.

    Reported on Mar 04, 2010
  • Update 1.9 Details

    "Secretive meeting notes" from a recent team meeting between NCsoft's European and American offices posted on the official Aion website reveal a number of the additions players can expect to see in Aion's 1.9 update.

    Reported on Mar 03, 2010
  • Aion Magazine Announced

    NCsoft has announced a new digital magazine for Aion called "Aion: The Magazine." The monthly issued magazine will be available exclusively through the official Aion website, with each issue to include an exclusive in-game item.

    Reported on Feb 26, 2010
  • Producer's Letter: Next Game Update in Q2

    Aion Producer Chris "Kinslon" Hager has published the February edition of the Letter from the Producer on the official Aion website. In the letter, Mr. Hager discusses his role in communication as a producer, the game's next update, the blight of gold sellers, account security, addresses a number of criticisms surrounding Aion events, and more.

    Reported on Feb 26, 2010
  • Paid Account Services Live

    Earlier this year NCsoft discussed the addition of paid account services for Aion, services that would allow players to modify your character through "plastic surgery," change your name, your gender, or even your guild name. Those services are now live.

    Reported on Feb 12, 2010
  • Eye on Community Reveals Capture Timer Changes

    Aion player Cerafina asks about the status of fort timers in this month's Eye on Community letter, and receives some pretty positive results! Aion Community Manager Andrew "Tamat" Beegle reveals that NCsoft has compared their internal data to their player survey data and will be making a change to Aion's fort capture timers. The new timer will be extended to one hour, up from its original half hour window.

    Reported on Feb 08, 2010
  • Double XP This Weekend!

    Aion Community Manager Andrew "Tamat" Beegle has revealed a new Double XP Weekend event in an announcement made to the official Aion website earlier today. The event will run from 8PM EST on Friday, January 22nd through Monday, January 25th at 8AM EST.

    Reported on Jan 19, 2010
  • January Eye on Community Letter Discusses Future

    Aion's first Eye on Community of 2010 is now available! This latest edition of the feature discusses the drummed up expectations fans have for Aion's future due to the release of the Vision trailer last year, and what players can expect in 2010, though it is quite bare on specifics.

    Reported on Jan 11, 2010
  • Best New Game of 2009

    The editorial staff here at MMORPG.com has made their decisions, and today we continue to unveil the winners of the 2009 MMORPG.com awards by naming our Best New Game of 2009.

    Reported on Jan 05, 2010
  • Glitch Rewards Players With 30 Trillion Kinah

    Aion's Azphel server was subject to an interesting glitch yesterday, as a number of players on the server were rewarded with 30 trillion Kinah. Of course, the economy exploded into absolute chaos following the glitch as word spread about the lucrative bug. NCsoft has since released an announcement, stating that the company would be rolling back servers to 6 AM CST Monday morning in order to reverse the effects of the glitch.

    Reported on Jan 05, 2010
  • December Address Reveals Paid Services

    The December community address for Aion has been published on the official Aion website, shedding some light on the plans NCSoft has for Aion in early 2010.

    Reported on Dec 23, 2009
  • Win A Holiday Ascension Pack!

    MMORPG.com has been given 30 Aion Holiday Ascension Packs to give away to our community this holiday season. Enter for a chance to win one of them!

    Reported on Dec 19, 2009
  • Solorius Festival Begins, Double XP Weekends Announced!

    Today, NCsoft patched in the Solorius Festival, this year's Aion holiday event. During the Solorius Festival, which runs until January 6th, 2010, both the Elysean capital of Sanctum and the Asmodian capital of Pandaemonium will be lit up with festive decorations and holiday music will be piped throughout the city. Players can also look forward to Solorius Shugo merchants who will deal in festival wares, as well as bakers who will sell stat-buffing pastries and beverages.

    Reported on Dec 17, 2009
  • Update Interview

    Recently, MMORPG.com's Garrett Fuller had a chance to ask a few questions of Aion Associate producer Chris Hager, updating us on the game's current state, its progress since launch and plans of attack against spammers, holiday plans and more.

    Reported on Dec 14, 2009
  • Holiday Ascension Pack Promo Video

    NCsoft is offering a "Holiday Ascension Pack" as a promotion this holiday, and today they have released a short promo video to provide information on the offer and show off some of the dyes you can get as part of the promotion.

    Reported on Dec 11, 2009
  • December Eye on Community

    This month's Eye on Community feature focuses on the recently released "Visions of the Future" Aion trailer. The video has been the source of much confusion for many, and so NCsoft has taken this opportunity to clear a few things up about the trailer.

    Reported on Dec 07, 2009
  • "Vision" Trailer Not Footage of Patch/Expansion

    Sure to disappoint many fans or even onlookers out there hopeful for a reborn Aion, the "Vision" Trailer recently released is not necessarily footage of an upcoming patch or expansion, as Aion Community Manager Sebastian "Ayase" Streiffert explains through a Twitter update, "The vision trailer is not a specific patch/expansion - it's a vision of what we're hoping to get out there in the future."

    Reported on Dec 01, 2009