ArcheAge – Closed Beta 5 highlights trailer impresses

f you have been reading up on ArcheAge over the past few months, I am sure you will know the game is offering many features players longed in a MMO, such as player-built towns, crafting ships as a guild effort,…

ArcheAge – “Gangnam Style” virus attacks the game

If you have not heard anything or read about the Korean song, Gangnam Style, you are either a failed otaku or someone who is really oblivious to the latest Asian pop trend. Well, even the Europeans have heard of this…

ArcheAge – Closed Beta 5 interview

After a brief teaser at ChinaJoy 2012 talking to the Chinese media, XLGAMES is now preparing for ArcheAge Closed Beta 5 in Korea. A media conference was held as the date draws closer to 16th August, with ArcheAge’s development staff…

[ChinaJoy 2012] ArcheAge – New details for Closed Beta 5

Speaking at Tencent Games’ ChinaJoy 2012 media conference, ArcheAge’s producer Mr Kim talked about the changes in the game’s upcoming Closed Beta 5. Other than the core mechanics being optimized, the China-flavored elements will also be added in, although not…

ArcheAge – CBT5 to be based on CryEngine 3

As some of you might have known, XLGAMES’ debut title, ArcheAge, was first developed on CryEngine 2. However, it would seem that Crytek has “abandoned” that, and instead push out the upgrade CryEngine 3 instead. Hence, ArcheAge got on the…

ArcheAge – Developer seeking global opinions

[Survey link] Read about ArcheAge? Watch the videos? If you are liking what you see in this sandbox online game developed by Lineage’s “father”, Jake Song, help fill up the official survey his studio is currently holding. While the game…

ArcheAge CBT4 – Sailing through the skies

Finally, I found the spot to try out this gliding feature. Similar to scaling mountains, gliding is used mostly for exploration now, before becoming an important source of… transport during castle siege in the near future.   Imaging a battalion…

ArcheAge CBT4 – Night view and more

My 2nd day in ArcheAge was actually quite a frustrating one, given the lack of knowledge about the Korean language. But still, the years of online gaming managed to get me through various interactive quests after a short while, including…

ArcheAge CBT4 – The first experience

So, I logged into ArcheAge for the very first time (beyond the character customization section) earlier today, and although I did not have much time, decided to give it a short spin.I chose the Ferres, simply because I thought it…

ArcheAge CBT4 – Character creation footage

I may not have time this weekend to play the game, but nonetheless I managed to squeeze out an hour to have a quick look at the various races available. I know, some of you have seen these much earlier,…

[TGC 2011] ArcheAge, Blade & Soul set for 2012

Let me get one thing clear first, there isn’t any surprise announcement over at Tencent Games Carnival for either ArcheAge or Blade & Soul except both games will enter beta in 2012. Yes, bummer. But a couple of trailers were…