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This time around the firm is giving players 50v50 and 80v80 PvP as well as control of what it calls "eye-catching heroines" and "exhilarating combat." The former gets more play in the company's latest press release, which states that Scarlet Blade's all-female cast is "so adept at combat that they can hold their own even in the scarcest attire."
Closed beta signups are now live on the game's official website.
[Source: Aeria Games press release]Permalink | Email this | Comments
Exodus of the Storm Queen is a five-player affair that features the usual boss fights, monsters, and epic loot as well as the chance to see Crucia escape from her icy prison.
[Source: Trion press release]
Trion releases RIFT's new Storm Legion dungeon to pre-order customers originally appeared on Massively on Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
Steparu has also published a seven-minute gameplay video that shows off character creation, combat, and more. This last clip is of the point-a-camera-at-the-screen-and-press-record variety, but Bless' visuals and world design are no less impressive. See for yourself after the break.
New Bless trailer, gameplay video boast impressive world design originally appeared on Massively on Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
- Source: Steparu
Last week, the studio livestreamed FireFall Fest, an event depicting a number of celebrities -- Nathan Fillion, Wil Wheaton, and Felicia Day, to name just a few -- playing FireFall along with the community. But even if you missed an episode or two, Red 5 has saved the recordings for your viewing pleasure. Check out the highlight reels of day one and day six after the break, then head to the official site for links to watch the full two-plus-hour videos for each day.
FireFall is also offering fans a special Halloween patch. Along with spooky masks and other appropriate decor, beta players will find new monsters to kill and new abilities to use. For a full list of all of the Halloween goodies, head to the patch notes.
Watch Nathan Fillion, Wil Wheaton, and Felicia Day play Firefall originally appeared on Massively on Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
Howard Tsao, owner of Muse Games, emphasized that the launch is only the beginning. He stated, "We have a great many promises yet to fulfill over the coming months as we continue to add content and improve player experience. The game is fun, making it even more fun will be our priority from this point forward and everything from new ships, weapons, costumes, maps, game modes, and PvE content is coming."
Check out some images of the newly-launched game in the gallery below, and catch a glimpse of the action in the trailer after the break.
[Source: Muse Games press release]
Gallery: Guns of Icarus
Guns of Icarus Online launches its airships along with a trailer originally appeared on Massively on Tue, 30 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
And for folks who previously missed out on the Legend package, Hammerpoint Interactive is offering it again for a limited time. Purchasing this package will grant a player full access to the game, $30 of in-game funds, six months of server hosting, three weekend pass keys for friends, and special player recognition both in-game and on the forums. For more information, check out the official site.
[Source: Hammerpoint Interactive press release]
The War Z's Halloween beta launch includes new content, special offers originally appeared on Massively on Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
Players in APB can get a preview of the upcoming Asylum District as they go there to compete in the Fright Club. A costume contest is scheduled for October 31st as well, and GMs will be present to lead a grand parade through the streets. Finally, the pumpkin-happy devs are throwing another Pumpkin Head Customization Contest with even better prizes than last year.
In the vast wasteland of Fallen Earth, survivors are encouraged to go trick-or-treating with the devs for exclusive items. The location of said trick-or-treating will be hinted at in chat. Fallen Earth is also selling its cosmetic gear for half off starting tomorrow.
Fallen Earth and APB: Reloaded go trick-or-treating originally appeared on Massively on Tue, 30 Oct 2012 15:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
Have you been missing out? Trying to decide how best to spend your precious holiday time in-game? Let's take a look at some of the big changes that have been creeping in with the shadow of the Mad King.
Flameseeker Chronicles: The good, the mad, and the Lunatic originally appeared on Massively on Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
To celebrate Autumn Wind, gPotato is staging a giveaway for random players who are logged into the game from today through November 13th. Lucky winners will get hoodies, headsets, mice, or keyboards.
For more on Autumn Wind, check out Beau's livestream this Thursday at 5:00 p.m. EDT, the official patch notes, and the following trailer.Permalink | Email this | Comments
Now that LucasArts is under Disney's wide-reaching umbrella, there's a distinct possibility that we'll be seeing a new breed of Star Wars games hitting shelves in the near future. The question is, of course, whether a new Star Wars MMO could rise from the new ownership. So let's discuss, dear readers. Do you think a new Star Wars MMO is on the horizon? If so, what would you like to see? Many gamers mourned the loss of Star Wars Galaxies last year. Would you like to see a revival with Disney at the helm, or would you rather see something completely different? Smack on your tin-foil hats and let the speculation run rampant, folks.
Disney buys out Lucasfilm, LucasArts for $4.05 billion originally appeared on Massively on Tue, 30 Oct 2012 17:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
- Source: Joystiq