With the news of Final Fantasy 7 finally being remade, players have questions. Why now? What will change? This week, Chris shares his thoughts on those questions, what looks good, and what stormy seas might lay in the months ahead. That, final Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC, Destiny expansion outrage (and RedBull partnership!), multiplayer Skyrim, and more!
Read more of Christopher Coke's The RPG Files: The Promise and Problems of Final Fantasy 7’s Remake.
Gloria Victus has been updated with a large new patch that brings several new systems and features into the game as well as a number of bug fixes and improvements to existing systems. Most notably, the achievement system, log in rewards, a friends list, a better new user experience, enhanced tutorials and more have been added.
We have also greatly improved the combat system by doubling the accuracy of characters positions synchronization, implementing the attacks queuing and reducing the delays between attacks, as many players asked us for it. With these improvements the players skills in combat become even more important factor in either PVP or PVE battles!
The full changelog has yet to be published, but keep an eye on the Gloria Victis site to find out more.
Want extra details on learning flight in Heavensward? Look no further than this handy guide on flight and Square Enix’s Return Home to Eorzea Campaign!
Read more of Victor Barreiro Jr.'s Eorzea Reborn: A Flying Quest & the Return Home Campaign.
For those who have tried the very first alpha for The Skies, but have not logged in recently, the development team is extending new invitations to check back in to see the new content and improvements made since then. A large update has been applied to the game that includes a new UI, new statistics, customization and more.
- PVP deathmatch regime
- New UI
- Role System
- Server's and client's better optimization
- Cut Scenes
- Dialogue's voiceover
Read more about the update and about a huge new patch coming in September on The Skies site.
Fedeen Games is approaching 20,000 registered fans for its upcoming release of Forsaken World Mobile and has announced that it has won the "Top Developer" badge from Google Play. Lastly, fashion outfits are on tap for release as well and players can get a good look at them on the game's site.
A new, very sparse, site has cropped up called "Devil Inside You" along with a quote that says, "In the shadow's dying light let the devils guide our fight". But what is of particular note is the Glyph symbol in the URL bar or on the site tab. Glyph, for those who do not know, is the launch platform for all of Trion's games.
We're digging around and will keep you posted!
In fact, Trion has tweeted the news themselves. We'll see what happens.
UPDATE: User Darthem pointed out a video for a game called Devilian Online, and so we found their current Thai website. Does the guy in the below screen capture from said site look familiar when compared to the Trion teaser site? Good call, Darthem. It seems we'll know soon enough if it is Devilian Online.
The Fortnite team has sent out a new trailer and word that a new alpha phase will be beginning soon with invites already sent to those who have signed up for testing.
The alpha will run from June 30th to July 21st. Check out the Fortnite blog for more information.
With the XB1 version of Neverwinter firmly in place, Cryptic Studios is ready to start talking about the future and forthcoming updates. Rob Lashley had the opportunity to send a few questions Rob Overmeyer's way to find out more.
Read more of Rob Lashley's Neverwinter: Xbox Future Content & Upgrades.
The Anarchy Online forum has been updated with a post that indicates that the 'new engine' version of the game is now available for download and installation. Additionally, a Reddit petition has begun to urge developers to start a brand new server using the new engine.
Added option to download a "New Engine" version of the game and play on the Live server; the installer is ~5GB in size, with a installation size of ~23GB. Click here to start downloading.
Thanks to GolbezTheLion for the tip.
Tanky Zarya is the latest Overwatch hero to be featured in a nearly ten minute gameplay video from Blizzard. Zarya plays on the defending team in the Temple of Anubis, a Point Capture map located on the enigmatic Giza Plateau.
Upon completion of a successful kickstarter, the trend is to continue fundraising via a game store selling off pieces of the packages that were offered during the kickstarter. Crowfall is no different and the store continues to get new things added to entice new players to invest.
Read more of Franklin Rinaldi's Crowfall: The Crowfall Pledge Value.
The Dying Light team has announced a new campaign to get a free docket code that gives players an awesome in-game weapon. Called #DrinkForDLC, players are encouraged to post pictures of themselves drinking water in order to earn some of the new free DLC that the team is creating. Check out the incremental goals and the stretch goals. The first is already achieved with a 50% XP boost to player agility starting Sunday, June 28th.
Techland will keep fans informed on the campaign progress via the official Dying Light Twitter account and will announce the number of upcoming free DLCs by the end of July 2015.
Check out the Dying Light Twitter page for more.
As anyone who has played online games for any length of time will know, the territory comes with its ups and downs. One common issue, especially with resource-based open-world games that allow for PvP, is when players form into large groups and trample their respective countrysides (or space stations), obliterating everything in their path. Whether you know it as 'blobbing,' 'zerging' or by some other name, you're sure to have run into it in one form or another.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is not sponsored content. It's an exclusive given to us by the devs, and no money changed hands. Just keeping you in the loop!
Read more of Stefan "Bercilak" Wiezorek's exclusive developer diary, Albion Online: Eight Anti-Zerg Measures.
Ready to take on the latest raid in World of Warcraft? It never hurts to know who the enemy is and at least a bit about the environment in which they live. Blizzard has released a brand new video to give players a sneak peek at Hellfire Citadel, the final raid in Warlords of Draenor.
Two years ago I dived into Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn not knowing what to expect. Turns out the game had gone through a complete revamp and it made great use of a proverbial phoenix down that are prevalent in the Final Fantasy series. You can read the 2.0 review here. If you are a masochist and want to relive how bad 1.0 truly was you can take a look at that boondoggle’s review here. The biggest difference between going into the review of Heavensward as opposed to A Realm Reborn is now the bar is raised. Can Heavensward keep the momentum going for FFXIV?
Read more of Rob Lashley's Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Review in Progress #1.
The Skyforge site has been updated with new information and a new trailer to reveal another of the game's locations, Eskenian Peninsula.
Read more about it on the Skyforge site or check out the video below.
According to a post on the Tree of Savior Steam page, the English language site for the game has been updated with tons of new features to help players navigate the game's systems and features and to enable community input via forums.
Hello. We are IMCGAMES TOS Team.
This is the the official website for ‘Tree of Savior (English ver.).’
We have renewed our website to support various upcoming services for Tree of Savior.
Currently, the major features of this website are :
- Information on the latest news for Tree of Savior
- Forums for discussing various contents of Tree of Savior
- Support for 1:1 tickets
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Server and Service Status (will be in effect when beta test begins)
If you have any inconvenience in the use of or suggestions for the website, feel free to share it with us through ‘Feedback and Suggestions’ category of the Forums. It will help us a lot in improving our website.
We are actively preparing for the launch of Tree of Savior (English ver.) through ‘STEAM’ and we will update you with new information about it in the near future.
Check it all out on the Tree of Savior page.
WildStar has always been a terrific candidate for a non-subscription-based business model, and at E3 2015 last week, we got a chance to chat with Carbine Studios about their flagship MMORPG’s upcoming free-to-play transition. It’s no surprise that they’ve received a great response to the transition since their announcement of it a few weeks ago, with over 100,000 free-to-play beta signups in the first day.
Som Pourfarzaneh's WildStar: E3 2015 - Take a Look at WildStar’s Free-to-Play Transition, Cupcake.
Carbine Studios is ready to unveil what it has envisioned for the upcoming F2P iteration of WildStar. Among other things, players can look forward to new content, an improved tutorial system, item and stat systems will be overhauled, more consistent challenges in dungeons, and new areas including Alpha Sanctum and Cryo-Plex PvP Arena.
A new rewards program will be introduced where players will be able to purchase or spend NCoin, enrolling in a Signature Plan or redeeming C.R.E.D.D. in order to earn these packages. The program is retroactive so anyone participating through the launch of WildStar's F2P version will have some spiffy awards waiting.
The tutorial system, the first areas of the game and the Arkship have all been streamlined for a better new player experience. Additionally, veterans will be able to bypass it completely should they so choose.
Current primary stats are being removed and four new ones are being added: Assault power, support power, health and armor. Secondary stats have been expanded to give players the very real ability to customize their characters to best suit their personal play style.
The team has plans to reveal much more over the coming weeks, so keep your eyes tuned to MMORPG.com or to the WildStar site for more information.
It’s that time of year! Time to blather on about the games we drooled over the most at E3 2015. Yes, we know these awards mean very little in the grand scheme of things. But stop being so pessimistic. Games are fun, and being excited about the ones you want to play in the future is part of what makes this hobby so great. So without further ado, here are our picks for the Best of E3 2015.
Read more of our MMORPG's Best of E3 2015 Awards.