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Your average online gamer who is bilingual in Chinese and English, although he does try to play Japanese and Korean games sometimes. Online gaming since 1999, and has worked in the online gaming and mobile gaming industry (Journalist, Game Master, Community Manager, Operations Manager) since 2008.

LoTR: Siege of Mirwood

The next expansion for The Lord of the Rings Online was just announced, and it will be titled Siege of Mirwood. Here’s a short excerpt from the official announcement: Turbine, Inc. today unveiled The Lord of the Rings Online™: Siege…

Arcadia Saga preview

Arcadia Saga is one of the rarer Japanese developed F2P MMORGPs. The game is made by the same studio, Gonzo Rosso, which brought us Pandora Saga. The graphics hasn’t really change despite the time gap between the 2 games, but…

Jade Dynasty 2 – Open Beta

Jade Dynasty 2’s open beta date has been confirmed to start on 22 September. Chinese superstar, Zhou Xun, will be the spokesperson for the game. While starring in the promotional videos, she will also be the star of the upcoming…

The Heaven of Three Kingdoms – Hanbitsoft reveals new MMO title

The Heaven of Three Kingdoms is Hanbitsoft’s latest MMORPG, which is currently in development. This game should not be confused with Asiasoft’s upcoming MMORPG, Warriors of the 3 Kingdoms. Not much is known about Heaven of Three Kingdoms at this…

S.U.N Online: Armor sets Part 2

Hello people, welcome to part 2 of the SUN Online armor gallery. For this post, I will be showing off the armor sets for Elementalist and Shadow. A gentle reminder, Shadow will not be out at release, he will be…

Seal Online – Korean expansion

It puzzles me why people seldom bring this game up nowadays. Is the cash shop by YNK really that bad ? Seal Online was one of the first “modern” MMORPG I played back then on the China server. With so…

TERA Online – Howling Cliff

The official Korean website posted a teaser on a new area, roughly translated as the Howling Cliff. What exactly happened to this place, which was once a safe haven for all ? Before the place was called Howling Cliff, it…

Mabinogi 2

Yes, Mabinogi 2. I wonder how many of you have heard of the sequel to Mabinogi, but for those who hadn’t, here the first piece of news. Many must be surprised that Mabinogi Heroes isn’t exactly the sequel of the…

FF XIV Online – Video interview

Here are 2 interview videos given by the producers of Final Fantasy XIV Online. Both are translated from Japanese and voiced over in English. The interviews were taken at Gamescon 2009. Some people might already have heard or read about…

WoW – Faction Change

Blizzard just officially announced this feature, and it will cost players USD30.00 per change. In short, players will now be able to change from Horde to Alliance, or Alliance to Horde with a fee. The characters must be at least…

Mytheon

Mytheon is an upcoming F2P MMORPG, due to be released in the first half of 2010. Players will be able to go through several mythological realms from all over the world, starting with ancient Greece and Egypt. See below for…

EA teams up with Outspark

Here’s a short paragraph from the full article: Free-to-play MMO publisher Outspark will launch a Western adaptation of Debut, a “casual online rhythm and dancing game” developed by Electronic Arts’ Korean J2M studio. The game, which offers customizable avatars in…

The Art of Guild Wars 2

An artbook for Guild Wars 2 was just announced, and here are the details. No mention if its a standalone copy of comes with the collector’s edition, but either way, I will get it. Not many people knew I was…

Diablo 3: Female monk is a yes

Here’s a short excerpt from the full interview: In the character selection screen, the female Monk is not available. Is that just because she’s not finished yet, the female? There will be a female monk? Leo: That’s right. Kevin: All…