The latest update to Guild Wars 2 will bring the Scarlet Briar story arc to its epic close with "The Aftermath", a look at Lion's Arch and the lasting impact of the violent attacks by Scarlet and her minions. ArenaNet has released a terrific cinematic to spotlight the destruction in Lion's Arch.
321.com has announced the latest addition to its stable of free to play MMOs with the arrival of browser-based Age of Civilization. The game transports players to the European Middle Ages and sends them out on quests loosely based on both history and mythology.
The latest Star Trek Online blog gives players some big news in the form of Season 9. According to the blog, The Accord will hit live service at the end of April and will feature some new game play as well as see some existing systems and features improved.
The Xsyon team has announced a brand new server for the game. In addition to the PvP-only "War" server, a new PvE-only "Peace" server has been launched to expand the audience for the game. In an interesting move, all data has been mirrored on both servers allowing players to take part in the action on either.
The latest playable class for Black Gold Online has been revealed in the form of the Beastmaster. As the name implies, this class is a summoning class that can bring several beasts into the battle. The Beastmaster is considered a melee tank, summoner and control specialist.
Cherry Credits has announced that the Assassin playable class has been added to Dragon Nest SEA. According to Cherry Credits, the introduction of the Assassin, said to bring a whole new way to play the game, has doubled the Korean population of Dragon Nest. Whether this is a sign that the Assassin will make its way to the NA/EU version or not is unclear.
The latest developer update has been posted on the Diablo III community site and centers around how the Crusader was designed both from a gameplay and aesthetic perspective. It's a terrific inside look at the design process from the ground up. The Crusader will be the newest playable class when the Diablo III expansion, Reaper of Souls, hits live service on Tuesday, March 25th.
The Camelot Unchained site has been updated with this month's Producer's Letter penned by Tyler Rockwell. In it, the first of the giant races, the Viking Jotnar, is revealed as well as lots of newsy items about what the team has been working on for the last month. Most notably, Rockwell discusses an expanding team and the continued development of the giant races.
Sometimes though, just sometimes, a game is funded on Kickstarter, releases to critical acclaim, and meets or exceeds all expectations - Valdis Story: Abyssal City seems to fall into that third category. While it is far from a perfect game, this charming indie delight delivers a consistent level of action, adventure, and RPG depth to keep you playing throughout the 10+ Metroidvania romp, with plenty left over content for subsequent attempts.