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  6. This week's live Q&A had special guest Gordon Walton, co-founder of ArtCraft, on the stream to answer questions about the business side of Crowfall's development. I'll paraphrase the more interesting notes from the live stream since most questions aren't all that interesting. But if you're interested in jokes about EA loot boxes and a behind the scenes look at bug fixing, you can watch the video below. View the full article
  7. Massively is reporting that they have received a tip from a "credible former Gazillion employee" that told them that most, if not all, Gazillion developers have been let go, that the company has shuttered completely and that the game will cease operations on Friday, November 24th, not on December 31st as indicated in last week's announcement. View the full article
  8. My sympathies to all of the devs that just got screwed over by their employer. :/ https://t.co/GitXJHiei7

  9. The Darkfall: New Dawn team has released a brief new trailer to inform fans and players that the overhauled Aventurine title will be released on January 26, 2018. The game server will be located in Europe when the game launches. View the full article
  10. The Black Desert Online team has posted a lengthy article to address recent server issues experienced by both North American and European players. As a result of the weeks' long problems, Kakao will be compensating players for with in-game items. In addition, the team has detailed steps it will be taking to improve communication with the community. View the full article
  11. If you've been waiting for Standing Stone to offer the Lord of the Rings Mordor expansion and / or the High Elf race for points, today's your lucky day. You can grab Mordor for 2,495 points and High Elves for 1,000. There are also a number of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals as well, including big discounts on Virtual bundles and much more. View the full article
  12. UPDATE: In our original story, it was said that the Belgian Gaming Commission had ruled that loot boxes such as those found in Star Wars: Battlefront II and Overwatch are considered a form of gambling. However, the story has been updated that the committee has not issued a final ruling, though they are investigating. It appears a Belgian Justice Minister spoke ahead of the ruling stating that he wished to see loot boxes banned altogether in the EU. View the full article
  13. Blizzard has announced Word of Warcraft Classic for all of us old timers. The questions came up at Blizzcon of keeping Classic true to its nature but adding in some quality of life changes for the better. Here are a list of ideas which might help all of us down the line. View the full article
  14. I'm going to be taking a different direction with this post, I want to continue talking about class balance and at the end I will talk about weapon and armor balance. I mean, we could debate about balance all day whether or not one class is better than another. I think we can all agree on one thing though, Warden sucks. Just kidding. They have gotten some much needed love, but what about the other classes? View the full article
  15. The Russian version of Revelation Online is teetering on the brink of destruction according to the community of players that have created an extensive post on the game's official site. The thread details a number of things that are lacking, or being completely ignored, in the Mail.ru-published title. View the full article
  16. PUBG Corp. has announced that it has inked a deal with gaming megacorporation Tencent to publish PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in China. The cooperative effort will see the two work to secure a stable network system and to enhance anti-cheat measures in the game. "In addition, there are plans to create a fair and sustainable ecosystem by seeking co-existence with key stakeholders, including live streaming platforms, media and PC cafes". View the full article
  17. The holiday season is upon us! Leading up to the massive sales of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and all things pre-Christmas, we at MMORPG want to make sure you're prepared to find the perfect gift for your PC gaming obsessed loved one. Want to know what peripherals and accessories to get to up their game? Read on to find out. View the full article
  18. It's only Wednesday, but the Black Desert Online team is ready to celebrate Thanksgiving with a pair of in-game events as well as a number of sales on in game items including the premium Pearls currency. View the full article
  19. Yesterday, Visionary Realms developers were on hand during a special live stream event to show off "the making of a city" in Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen. This video is the nearly hour-long replay of the Twitch stream, so if you're curious how worlds are built and are interested in Pantheon, this is a must watch! View the full article
  20. Two Hawaiian legislators are initiating an investigation designed to limit loot boxes as a 'predatory practice'. Democratic State Representatives Sean Quinlan and Chris Lee conducted a press conference earlier this week in which they specifically called out Star Wars: Battlefront II as "a Star Wars themed online casino designed to lure kids into spending money. It's a trap." Lee said echoing Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar. View the full article
  21. The Dauntless site has been updated with an extensive blog post that reveals the first ranged weapon, the War Pike. This new fighting weapon is a versatile polearm that brings unique attacks as well as explosive ranged blasting damage to every battle. War Pikes will be added in next month's Sharpen Your Skills update. View the full article
  22. With yesterday's v4.15 update to Final Fantasy XIV, players can now take part in the new Rival Wings PvP encounter that literally brings MOBA styled gaming into FFXIV. In addition, new performance actions have been added, improved usability for colorblind players has been included, new items are now available as well as new achievements and much more. View the full article
  23. @evilflamingcat As if I would need to mute you. :P

  24. RT @lara_hogan: It's also why double opt-in intros are *a must*. Please please please don't go intro'ing people to each other without askin…

  25. The police procedural is a wildly popular literary, television, and film genre, but relatively few game developers have successfully captured the thrill of cracking a case. Of the few interactive experiences that have tried to match the intrigue of classic detective stories like The Big Sleep and Chinatown, the Rockstar Games and Team Bondi collaboration L.A. Noire stands out most clearly in the lineup. Six years after its original release, the heady crime drama surprisingly arrives on Switch. Set in 1940s Los Angeles, L.A. Noire puts you in the fedora of war-hero-turned-detective Cole Phelps, an ambitious LAPD officer still struggling with the trauma of his war memories. Along the course of Phelps’ rise up the ranks, you tackle cases that expose the seedy underbelly of the City of Angels, ranging from crimes of passion to full-scale government corruption. All of the original cases plus the DLC additions are included in the Switch version. Though it’s set in an open world, the heart of the L.A. Noire experience is arriving at a crime scene, gathering clues, and interrogating witnesses and suspects. These conversations serve as a showcase for the impressive MotionScan technology, which still delivers some of the most believable facial expressions we’ve seen in interactive entertainment to date. Each person of interest’s shifty glances or lack of eye contact fuels the intrigue as you try to discern whether they are coming clean or hiding something. The original game’s Truth/Doubt/Lie conversation options often resulted in unpredictable, over-the-top responses from Phelps (played by Mad Men actor Aaron Staton). For the Switch and remastered versions, Rockstar changed these options to Good Cop/Bad Cop/Accuse, which delivers responses more in line with expectations. Phelps’ strong-arm tactics are still chuckle-worthy sometimes, but they no longer feel misaligned. I still wish you had more variable responses based on the circumstances, but these options generally work well. (Please visit the site to view this media) The minute-to-minute casework keeps L.A. Noire thrilling from beginning to end, but it’s also a game of missed opportunities, the primary culprit being the underused open world. Rockstar and Team Bondi painstakingly recreated 1940s Los Angeles, which is a treat to drive around. However, outside of some limited sightseeing and bevy of collectibles, it doesn’t take advantage of this setting the way most other Rockstar Games do. The only meaningful side activities to pursue are the random street crimes. The transition to the Switch also brings along some technological shortcomings. Pop-up is pervasive both in handheld and docked modes, with trees, pedestrians, and full buildings springing up right in front of your eyes only a few blocks ahead. A lack of anti-aliasing also results in a lot of jaggy edges along buildings, telephone wires, and vehicles. These issues are most noticeable when playing in the docked mode, but I still noticed them in the handheld mode as well. Rockstar parent company Take-Two has repeatedly said it considers L.A. Noire a candidate for becoming a recurring franchise, and replaying the game six years after its initial launch proves its crime-solving formula holds up. The Switch version may suffer visually, but the modular nature of this narrative makes it a perfect companion for gaming on the go. View the full article
  26. The first Destiny 2 DLC expansion, The Curse of Osiris is just around the corner. We got some hands-on time on Mercury in the world hub known as the Lighthouse. Check out the new public event and environments that will soon be available in-game. View the full article
  27. Remember the other week when I said we'd have more details on Destiny 2's upcoming first expansion, The Curse of Osiris heading your way soon? Well, soon is here and we're ready to let a few more details out from behind the NDA curtain. So, let's take a look at the new hubworld and some of the extra-curricular activities you'll be able to participate in. View the full article
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