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Sword Art Online – A MMORPG you can only see

This is not really a real online game, but a new Japanese anime based on a light-novel. The story is about 1000 players who...

MapleStory – Sengoku Era descents

As teased a couple of days ago (link), MapleStory Japan finally confirmed the 2 new classes today, Samurai and Onmyouji (Japanese spiritual mage). They...

Phantasy Star Online 2 – Official launch phase schedule announced

Having been in the Open Beta phase for the past few weeks, SEGA announced earlier today that Phantasy Star Online 2 will be going...

MapleStory – 2 new classes teased

I must say, the sudden influx of exclusive classes to regional servers is a surprise move to me. With the American server getting Jett...

Phantasy Star Online 2 – 2nd media conference touches more on...

Phantasy Star Online 2 held a really awesome press conference earlier to announce what its developer SEGA is planning for the latest title in...

Phantasy Star Online 2 – PS Vita version to sync with...

I don’t really think this has been done before, seeing how Sony’s PlayStation Vita only came into market a couple of months back. In...

MapleStory 2 – Development screenshot spotted

While going through a Japanese gaming website for news, I chanced upon the latest financial reports for Nexon. While it is indeed strange for...

Eclipse of Eden (JP) – Closed Beta 1 on the horizon

// First known as Last Online, then renamed to Lune of Eden for the Korean server, this particular MMORPG is once again renamed as...

Gundam Online – All grown up after SD adventure

// So, I am sure by now you would have heard of or played SD Gundam Online from... OGPlanet if I remember correctly. While...

Wizardry Online – Open Beta exceeds expectations

// The Open Beta phase for Gamepot Japan's new MMORPG, Wizardry Online, began yesterday evening to with a huge pop. Despite having to fork...