Guild Wars 2: Origins of Madness Sees the Return of Scarlet Briar
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 January 2014, 5:50 pm

Origins of Madness Sees the Return of Scarlet Briar

ArenaNet has revealed the initial details for the first Guild Wars 2 update for 2014. Called "Origins of Madness", the content update will be released on Tuesday, January 21st and will pit players against Scarlet Briar and her new scourge, the Mechanical Marionette. To give players an idea of what they will be up against, ArenaNet has released a brand new trailer.




EverQuest: 10 Things I Miss From Older MMOs
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 January 2014, 6:07 pm

10 Things I Miss From Older MMOs

Back in 1999, Everquest helped launch the MMO genre. Nearly fifteen years and twenty expansions later, EQ is still chugging along. With the recent announcement of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen led by Brad McQuaid, it's easy to get nostalgic. In this List, Ryahl takes a Norrathian detour from Final Fantasy XIV. Join in and see ten surprising things he found in a return to Everquest!




EverQuest Next: Latest Round Table: NPC Merchants & Reselling Items
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 January 2014, 7:45 pm

Latest Round Table: NPC Merchants & Reselling Items

The latest EverQuest Next Round Table has been released. This time, Omeed Dariani and Darrin McPherson take on the question of whether or not NPC merchants should be able to sell items sold to them by other players. See what the community answered and the developer's response before letting us know what you think in the comments.




Dungeons & Dragons Online: Players' Council the Focus of Latest Community Update
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 January 2014, 8:36 pm

Players

The latest Dungeons & Dragons Online Community Update has been posted on YouTube. In it, Jerry Snook most notably speaks of the DDO Players' Council, a group of players to take part in and answer questions for the DDO development team. The deadline for applications to the council end on January 20th.




Guild Wars 2: Don't Count Us Out Yet
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 January 2014, 8:42 pm

Don

In a new interview over at Eurogamer, ArenaNet's game director Colin Johanson and lead content designer Mike Zadorojny speak to the community of gamers who believe that Guild Wars 2's best days are behind it. The interview focuses on declining NCSoft revenue, the potential for an expansion, "sweeping new features coming soon, and much, much more.




Star Wars: The Old Republic: Alderaan Focus of New Animal Attacks...a Hint?
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 January 2014, 6:29 am

Alderaan Focus of New Animal Attacks...a Hint?

The Star Wars: The Old Republic forum has been updated with a single line cryptically indicating that there have been a series of animal attacks on Alderaan, a sure indication that the rhakghouls are on the move again.




General: Wasteland 2: Beta Feedback Invaluable for Next Update
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 January 2014, 6:35 am

Wasteland 2: Beta Feedback Invaluable for Next Update

The Wasteland 2 KickStarter page has been updated with a long developer post to give players insight into the beta process and what the team has taken away from it in order to make key improvements and feature updates in the coming patch.




DayZ: So Much for the Death of PC Gaming
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 January 2014, 6:45 am

So Much for the Death of PC Gaming

Harbingers of Doom have long been predicting the death knell for PC gaming but according to a new Twitter post from DayZ's Dean Hall, no one should don the black just yet.




General: Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street Joins Riot Games
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 January 2014, 8:18 am

Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street Joins Riot Games

In one of the bigger news items of the day, former World of Warcraft and Blizzard designer, Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street, has joined Riot Games as Lead Game Designer according to his LinkedIn profile.




ArcheAge: Finally Playable in English, Friends and Family Alpha Begins
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 January 2014, 9:16 am

Finally Playable in English, Friends and Family Alpha Begins

The Holiday season marked a significant milestone for ArcheAge at Trion Worlds: the Friends and Family Alpha, up 24x7 minus any patches and maintenance is in full swing. We caught up with CEO Scott Hartsman to talk about the milestone and all the other things Trion's been working on with ArcheAge... as well as when we could possibly see alpha and beta expand to other testers. Read on!




General: Starbound to Feature Permadeath in Next Update
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 January 2014, 10:38 am

Starbound to Feature Permadeath in Next Update

The Starbound developer blog has been updated with a comprehensive look at the forthcoming patch. Players will either be happy or horrified to note that permadeath will be implemented as a core game feature.




Ghost Recon Online: Steam Early Access Begins
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 January 2014, 12:58 pm

Steam Early Access Begins

Ubisoft has announced that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Online has officially launched its early access program has started for Canadian Steam users. Early access for global users is anticipated to begin later this Spring.




Silkroad Online: Lucky Boxes Return
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 January 2014, 1:03 pm

Lucky Boxes Return

Silkroad Online players will be pleased to hear that Lucky Boxes have returned to the game from now through February 11th. Lucky Boxes can be collected from monsters throughout the game world and exchanged for limited-time items.




Star Trek Online: Dan Stahl Moves On to 'Exciting New Project' at Cryptic
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 January 2014, 6:41 pm

Dan Stahl Moves On to

Star Trek Online is minus one executive producer with today's announcement that Dan Stahl has stepped away from the project to, as put in the official announcement, "pursue an exciting new project at Cryptic Studios". What exactly this project is remains a mystery.




Vanguard: Saga of Heroes: Seven Years Later, Cave of Wonders Opens
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 January 2014, 6:51 pm

Seven Years Later, Cave of Wonders Opens

Originally part of the Vanguard: Saga of Heroes beta, the Cave of Wonders never made it into the official release of the game. Now, seven years later, CoW has finally opened after being announced at SOE Live 2013.




Star Wars: The Old Republic: Next Update Shows Love to Scoundrels & Operatives
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 January 2014, 7:33 pm

Next Update Shows Love to Scoundrels & Operatives

A first work day of the new year developer post has arrived on the official forums to give Star Wars: The Old Republic players a sneak peek at the next patch. Of particular note is the DPS boost that both Operatives and Scoundrels will receive in v2.6.




World of Warcraft: Taming LFR
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 January 2014, 7:42 pm

Taming LFR

In a new "blue post" on the official World of Warcraft forums, "Lore" takes to the airwaves to discuss some thoughts about the Looking For Raid tool and how things will change in the upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion. Among other things, the team is looking to make Flex more like LFR to give players who are past the tourist-y LFR a way to make meaningful end-game progression.




Camelot Unchained: The Becoming: The Trials of Nuada Part IV
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 January 2014, 8:27 pm

The Becoming: The Trials of Nuada Part IV

MMORPG.com has teamed up with City-State Entertainment to bring our readers a brand new developer blog that gives insight into the design process behind one of Camelot Unchained's iconic heroes, Nuadha Airgetlám. Read the fourth installment of the series to find out more and let us know what you think in the comments. Then head to the Camelot Unchained site to read the lore.




Neverwinter: Is Neverwinter Really an MMO?
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 January 2014, 8:34 pm

Is Neverwinter Really an MMO?

The Tourist is back and ready to roll in 2014. In this latest column, we visit Neverwinter and offer a few thoughts about its status as an MMO. Read on before heading to the comments to chat.




General: A Year in Review
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 January 2014, 8:42 pm

A Year in Review

Now that the new year has officially debuted, it's time to take a look back at 2013 and the MMOs that we loved...or not. Read the latest from Adam Tingle to see what he feels are the highlights of the year 2013. Leave us your thoughts in the comments.




Star Citizen: Commoditizing the Development Process
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 January 2014, 8:47 pm

Commoditizing the Development Process

In a new look at the crowd-sourced juggernaut, Star Citizen, we examine the phenomenon of this new funding model as well as take a look at what backers get for their hard-earned dollars. Read more after the jump before heading to the comments to leave your thoughts.




General: The MMOrning Report - 1/3/2013
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 January 2014, 3:34 pm

The MMOrning Report - 1/3/2013

Welcome back to the MMOrning Report, now almost recovered from Holiday Feasting and Merrymaking. What is a level 90 character in World of Warcraft worth to you? Just how many people have played Path of Exile? And what titles won our MMORPG.com Best of 2013 Awards? Watch on to find out. This is MMORPG's Merry MMOrning Report, and this is what you need to know for January 3rd, 2014.




Shroud of the Avatar: Latest Update Posted
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 January 2014, 4:48 am

Latest Update Posted

The latest Shroud of the Avatar newsletter has been sent out packed with information about the past month, work the team has been engaged in, a portion of the map revealed and more.




Runescape: Celebrating 13 Years By Giving Power to the Players
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 January 2014, 4:45 pm

Celebrating 13 Years By Giving Power to the Players

The RuneScape team has announced that tomorrow, January 4th will mark the game's thirteenth anniversary. Utilizing a new in-game voting feature, players will be making their choices matter and will help the team focus on the next areas for development. To give players an idea of what to expect, RuneScape devs have released a new video.




Rift: Trion Hints at Forthcoming PvP Dimensions
Posted by MMORPG.COM News [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 January 2014, 4:49 pm

Trion Hints at Forthcoming PvP Dimensions

While not on the radar for release in the near future, the Trion team is working on PvP dimensions for Rift. According to a short post on the Rift Junkies forums, the new PvP dimensions are in a very basic state of development and players are given a slight bit of information as to how, at least at this point, they will work.




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