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August 2, 2014

Sabotage update raps onto WildStar

Sabotage update raps onto WildStar

Listen all of y’all: it’s Sabotage on WildStar. Make no mistake: the Sabotage update hit on Thursday, but I never pass up an opportunity to write a news story full of Beastie Boys references. Even…


July 1, 2014

WildStar’s Strain update goes live

WildStar players will have a lot more content to explore as of today, because the Strain Ultra Drop has just dropped. The Strain Ultra Drop focuses on a horrible infection that’s corrupted Nexus, and has…



May 8, 2014

WildStar open beta kicks off with new trailer

WildStar open beta kicks off with new trailer

WildStar has entered open beta, and Carbine have released a story trailer to celebrate. This story trailer is a bit more… dramatic than I might’ve expected, considering the humour usually displayed in these videos, but…


May 6, 2014

WildStar’s open beta to begin on Thursday

NCSoft and Carbine have announced that WildStar‘s open beta will from from 8 May through 18 May. That’s ten days for you to blast your way through as much of the action MMO as you…


March 12, 2014

WildStar blasting to launch in June

NCSoft and Carbine Studios have announced that their action-packed sci-fi MMO WildStar will be making the hyperspace jump out of beta and into launch on 3 June, worldwide. Pre-orders for the title will open next…



August 19, 2013

Carbine’s MMO Wildstar to be released this year

Carbine reveal Wildstar business model

While MMO gamers eagerly await the launch of Carbine’s Wildstar, today they revealed how the game will be funded. Wildstar will be released as a boxed game which can be picked up at your local…


July 30, 2013

Guild Wars 2 celebrating Queen’s Jubilee in August

Well, isn’t that lovely? Divinity’s Reach is about to celebrate ten years of Queen Jennah’s rule, and you’re invited to the party! As long as you have a copy of Guild Wars 2, anyway. The…



July 11, 2013

No, really: Wildstar devs explain aiming

No, really: Wildstar devs explain aiming

In the latest video showing off features in their forthcoming MMO Wildstar, developers Carbine Studios explain what aiming is. Don’t worry: it’s less ridiculous than it sounds (although there’s no way I’m not mocking a…


November 27, 2012

‘Save City of Heroes’ campaign appeals to Disney

Publisher NCSoft announced its intention to close superhero-themed MMOCity of Heroes in late August, with a final closure date of 30 November this year. All 80 staff at developer Paragon Studios were laid off. In…


October 3, 2012

City of Heroes still closing despite 20k strong petition

Despite a fan petition that is over 20,000 signatures strong, NCsoft will still be closing MMO City of Heroes this November. Sad but true. An official NCsoft statement on the matter explains that the petition and show…


September 7, 2012

Guild Wars 2 [Review] – War in heaven?

It’s hard to find a place to begin when you’re dealing with something of Guild Wars 2‘s scale. It’s an MMO with huge emphasis on both PvE and PvP, it has no monthly fee, and…