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Phantasy Star Online 2 – Closed Beta schedule in North America announced for Xbox One

[Game website] SEGA Games announced today that Phantasy Star Online 2, the popular MMORPG in Japan, will begin the Closed Beta phase for its upcoming North American version on Xbox One on Friday, February 7th at 5:00pm PST (8:00pm EST)…

Black Desert Online – Guardian awakening update arriving in English server next month

[Game website] Kakao Games and Pearl Abyss have announced new details for further updates on their upcoming class, the Guardian. Following her release next week, the Guardian will get her Awakening skills two weeks after that on February 5th. With…

City of Heroes – NCsoft files trademark application for superhero MMORPG it abandoned

Even though City of Heroes was first developed by Cryptic Studios and Paragon Studios, publisher NCsoft actually owned the IP rights to the superhero MMORPG. Launch in 2004, City of Heroes garnered a core group of players over the years,…

Black Desert Online – Launch date for new Guardian class announced for western server

Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games today announced that they are releasing the 19th class for Black Desert Online soon. The Guardian is a new combatant stepping into the limelight and will be available on January 22nd with pre-registration being available…

Phantasy Star Online 2 – Sci-fi MMORPG will launch on Xbox One first for western market

[Game website] First announced back in June at E3 2019, SEGA recently announced that Phantasy Star Online 2 will launch only for gamers in North America and Europe. What’s more, Xbox One players will apparently get into Closed Beta first…

PlanetSide Arena – Futuristic battle royale is shutting down next month

[Steam page] Daybreak Game Company, the developer behind games such as DC Universe Online and EverQuest, recently announced that it is shutting down PlanetSide: Arena after just around 3 months since Steam Early Access started on September 20. A scri-fi…

Naraka: Bladepoint – Multiplayer PVP with focus on close-range combat announced

[Steam page] 24 Entertainment, a Chinese development studio, staffed by experienced developers from across the world, is delighted to announce Naraka: Bladepoint at the 2019 Game Awards. Developed in close cooperation across multiple territories, eastern influences meet western style in…

Magic: Legends – Magic: The Gathering universe expands with new MMO action RPG

[Beta signup] Perfect World Entertainment, a leading publisher of live service games, and Cryptic Studios officially announced Magic: Legends, a thrilling MMO action RPG set on the iconic planes of Magic: The Gathering. Over the last 25 years, Wizards of…

prologue – PlayerUnknown teases his new game at The Game Awards

Brendan Greene, otherwise known as PlayerUnknown, announced his new studio’s first game today at The Game Awards, simply titled prologue. Just for context, Brendan Greene was previously based in South Korea under Bluehole (now known as Krafton) creating and working…

Ruined King: A League of Legends Story – Riot Games expands game universe with new title

Over at the annual The Game Awards, Riot Games announced the first game to come under its new publishing label, Riot Forge. If you did not already know, Riot Forge is a new initiative where smaller developers can make use…

The Elder Scrolls: Legends – Card game based on legendary IP takes an arrow to the knee

A couple of days back, Bethesda (which I absolutely hate and refuse to touch anything from them) announced on Reddit that it has stopped development for its competitive card game, The Elder Scrolls: Legends. To be exact, the developer is…

Black Desert Online – New Succession class system arrives next week

Kakao Games and Pearl Abyss have revealed more information about the rollout of an update to the class skill systems of Black Desert Online. Starting next week on December 4, 16 classes will sequentially receive new Succession skills that will…

Battleborn – Hero shooter obliterated by Overwatch will live till Jan 2021

Once touted as developer Gearbox’s “biggest investment” ever, Battleborn stood no chance against Overwatch once it launched within a few weeks of its own release. Things did not improve even after a switch to the Free-to-Play model, and eventually the…

Black Desert Online – Limited-time campaign with BERSERK anime begins

Kakao Games and Pearl Abyss have announced that in collaboration with Kentaru Muira (Studio Gaga) they are bringing the world of hit-anime Berserk to Black Desert Online. From November 20 until December 6, adventurers can experience the grim fantasy of…