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The bundle includes a Hunter Ranger-exclusive bow and hatchet, account-wide neck and slot items, and hunting hawk companion. Additionally, it contains a bag of identification scrolls, assorted skill kits, and a 24-slot bag. Those who purchase the bundle will receive the title Master of the Savage Wild.
The Hunter Ranger booster pack launches alongside Shadowmantle on December 5th, 2013.Permalink | Email this | Comments
Beyond the evolving storyline, this expansion brings an assortment of new goodies for players to experience, including updated raiding systems, almost 80 new raid bosses, a new ability system, a skill system overhaul, and the return of the Gracia hunting grounds. Get a glimpse of what's to come next week in the new screenshots below.
[Source: NCsoft press release]
Lineage 2 launching Valiance expansion December 11th originally appeared on Massively on Mon, 02 Dec 2013 14:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
The boss will spawn within one or two outdoor areas and can be engaged and fought by any level-appropriate characters within those areas, with rewards going to anyone who takes part in the fight and survives for at least one minute before it dies. Item caches are dropped by each individual boss, but the bigger reward comes to players who manage to be counted as slaying all 12 bosses as they spawn. For more details, as well as information about upcoming gathering and event changes, take a look at the full game director's letter.Permalink | Email this | Comments
As promised previously, Bylos also offered an update on Tokyo. Players can get a better grasp of the incoming AEGIS system, a new type of defensive shielding,that will roll out in separate parts in Issue's #9, 10, and 11. On a sad note, Bylos also stated that Issue #9 won't hit before the end of the year, but it is expected early next year. At least while fans wait they can participate in the End of Days event that will return for the holidays as well as a brand-new event that is still hush-hush.
Bylos talks Tokyo, new scenario difficulty, and more in TSW's November letter originally appeared on Massively on Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
China gets late Christmas present of new ArcheAge beta originally appeared on Massively on Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
For example, the game has a new UI for placing structures within houses and nations, allowing objects to be rotated and scaled as the placer desires -- and there's the option to save the rotation and scale settings for easy cut-and-paste placement. A new calendar system was also introduced, and the inquiry system has been expanded to allow players a chance at tracing the source of an NPC's problems via the Diplomacy skill. Players looking forward to the sandbox title should take a look at the full rundown of November updates.
The Repopulation improves housing and inquiries in November originally appeared on Massively on Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
Additionally, the studio has announced a number of special events during the seven-day closed beta that players can participate in, each with prizes that will carry over even when all other player data is wiped. The various prizes include free VIP access for leveling, free diamonds for slaying select NPCs (as well as diamonds raining down from the sky twice a day!), and more items to level your angels with the more angels you collect. Specific events will also be held rewarding players for things such as bug hunting, guide writing, and helping other players.
[Source: GTArcade press release]
League of Angels announces beta events, releases trailer originally appeared on Massively on Mon, 02 Dec 2013 10:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
Luckily, overindulging in Massively TV does not have any of those pesky side effects the holiday dinner has; you can watch The Stream Team as much as you like and never feel as if you have to roll out of the room. Why, you can even watch while using the bench press if you want. If, however, you'd rather not mix the two activities, use the schedule below to sort out when to do each.
The Stream Team: Stuffed to the gills edition, December 2 - 8, 2013 originally appeared on Massively on Mon, 02 Dec 2013 09:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
Until 11:59 p.m. PST today, all Station Cash purchases receive a bonus 25% Station Cash above and beyond the normal amount. That's not counting various games holding their own sales within the in-game marketplace, meaning that you could wind up with more Station Cash and individual items costing less money. So it's sort of like everybody winning, except it's really just you winning multiple times. But get on the deal soon before it evaporates.
Sony Online Entertainment offers bonus Cyber Monday cash originally appeared on Massively on Mon, 02 Dec 2013 09:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.