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WildStar Online – Housing system trailer leaves me in doubts

Yes, the housing system. Personally, I am not really sure why the other “major” game websites I visit have users foaming at their mouths with excitement about this feature for NCsoft’s WildStar. Yes, I see it as an awesome social…

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Analyst predicts 50 mil monthly active users

Yes, you read it right. According to Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter in an investors note, he believes that Star Wars: The Old Republic now has the potential to “attract at least 10 million MAUs indefinitely, with upside to perhaps…

Star Wars: The Old Republic goes “Free-to-Play”

Most of you would have read about this piece of news now, and personally, I wouldn’t have thought SWTOR is going “Free to Play” so early, perhaps early next year is a better time. But well, the game will really…

KOG – Publisher purchase as developer seeks overseas expansion

Initially a joint venture between US-based Level Up! International and Korean MMO developer/ publisher KOG started in 2010, the company known as KOG-LU USA is now solely owned by KOG. This happened after KOG announced its purchase of Level Up!’s…

PlanetSide 2 – Beta currently scheduled for next week

Finally, there is news for PlanetSide 2‘s Beta phase. After weeks and weeks of teasing, Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley announced on his Twitter account that Beta will begin next Monday or Tuesday, barring any unforeseen circumstances. It seems…

PlanetSide 2 – Death is No Excuse CGI trailer

By now, most gamers would have known CGI trailers ALWAYS look better than their actual game counterparts. Unless you have proof of the other way round that is. And for Sony Online Entertainment’s upcoming game, PlanetSide 2, it is no…

Project Copernicus – Nexon was potential investor

[Source] I am sure all of you, if not most, would have read about how game developer 38 Studios went bankrupt after launching Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, the hit single player action RPG. According to the latest report, just before…

The War Z – Zombie shooter MMO for 30 bucks

[Source] Shoot many zombies. Actually, shoot all zombies will sound more appropriate. Coming to Steam later in 2012 for USD 30.00, The War Z takes place in a persistent online world where players’ main objectives include killing the undead (PvE),…

Guild Wars 2 – Server named after veteran gamer

[Source] It is always touching to see the mega gaming corporations doing something for the community, and in this case, ArenaNet named 1 of its servers in the upcoming Final Beta Weekend after a deceased veteran gamer. Roger “Oldroar” Rall…

GUNS and ROBOTS – Enter the wild robotic west

[Press release] Masthead Studios, a leading independent game developer, announced today information about their upcoming title GUNS and ROBOTS set to release in December 2012. GUNS and ROBOTS is engaging third person online shooter with inventive character design and an…

Guild Wars 2 – Sylvari race preview

[Game website] I just noticed I have been spelling “Sylvari” as “Slyvari” all this time… Sorry, I am more of a Charr/ Asura person (finding excuses). Ok, silly ignorant mistakes aside, Guild Wars 2’s final Beta Weekend is due to…

RaiderZ – Closed Beta date announced

[Press release] Perfect World Entertainment Inc. announced today that the Closed Beta for its award-winning, action MMORPG, RaiderZ, is scheduled to launch on August 8, 2012. Players who register for the RaiderZ Closed Beta will also have a chance to…

Marvel Heroes – GameSpot’s walkthrough footage

[Game website] I am sure most of you would have read about Marvel Heroes right now. Originally known as Marvel Universe and developed by Gazillion Entertainment, this new MMORPG is being headed by 1 of the Diablo franchise’s creators. This…

PlanetSide 2 – Showing how engagement should be done

[Game website] In my memories, there aren’t really any online gaming companies which have their staff going all out and try to talk about their game as game designers, fans and not just employees. Maybe a couple of smaller studios,…