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Black Desert – Final Test begins tomorrow with 50,000 gamers

The much anticipated MMORPG, Black Desert, will be entering its Final Test phase in less than 24 hours. With over 230,000 Korean applicants, only 50,000 were chosen to participate before the game inches closer to Open Beta, possibly this coming…

Black Desert – Publisher for Russian server reveals official game trailer

Announced back in May, it would seem that the reveal event was done rather hastily, with publisher GameNet.ru displaying an early translated version of the game (in Russian) and no official trailer. Fast forward a few months, GameNet.ru finally has a…

Black Desert – More about the Daum deal over at ChinaJoy 2014

As I reached the venue for ChinaJoy 2014, my first target was head right to the booth of Korean developer Pearl Abyss, whose upcoming free-to-play game Black Desert is making waves around the world. I posted a few quick questions…

Black Desert – North America and Europe servers in final negotiations

According to Korean website Inven, developer Pearl Abyss is currently in the “final phase of negotiations” with a potential publisher for Black Desert in North America and Europe. When asked at E3 2014, the representative (below) mentioned that the company…

Black Desert – Russian publisher announced via live broadcast

[Teaser website] The publisher for Black Desert Russia was announced via a live broadcast (still airing at time of posting) from Moscow Cyber Stadium, together with representatives from Korean developer Pearl Abyss. GameNet.ru is the publisher, and not Mail.ru as…

Black Desert – Closed Beta 2 ends after 20 days of testing

After 20 days of testing, the Closed Beta 2 phase for Black Desert has officially ended in South Korea. Developed using an in-house engine by Pearl Abyss, they will now take some time to polish the game before announcing the…

Black Desert – Open world PvP mayhem recorded by Korean user

I was told that the castle siege system for Black Desert was bugged over the weekend. A high level Korean user recorded the ensuing 5 vs 60 open world PvP, which I assume took place instead. The red names suggested…

Black Desert – New game trailer showcases mounted combat

A new trailer was made public earlier today by developer Pearl Abyss, showcasing the mounted combat system in Black Desert. As seen, not all skills from the character can be used, while a couple of new ones were granted. Crafted…

Black Desert – Debut trailer for Japan server revealed at Niconico event

Earlier today at the annual Niconico Chokaigi event, the Japanese publisher for Black Desert revealed the debut game trailer, which consists of footage from the Korean version together with some new elements. There is currently no schedule nor website available…

Black Desert – Russian publisher to be officially revealed next month

[Teaser site] The Korean developer of Black Desert, Pearl Abyss, just announced that the Russian publisher for Black Desert will be announced next month, on 14th May. Having been teased for a month now, I am guessing Mail.ru to be…

Black Desert – Looking at Closed Beta 2 through the eyes of a Giant

While I am still pretty low level, I thought I should post something about the low level experiences in the Closed Beta 2 phase of Black Desert, currently ongoing in South Korea. After trying out all 4 class, my favourite…

Black Desert – Deepest character customization system ever

Despite having a really busy week, I managed to sneak into Black Desert earlier today to record a couple of videos on the new and improved character customization system found in Closed Beta 2. The level of details is astounding,…

Black Desert – New trailer displays gorgeous landscape in Closed Beta 2

With Closed Beta 2 beginning tomorrow for the lucky players with access (foreign media access starts a day later), a new world view trailer for Black Desert was released earlier. Party skills, a much faster action combat, castle siege, deep NPC…

Black Desert – New party gameplay preview trailer as Closed Beta 2 nears

As a MMORPG without a dedicated healer class such as the Cleric or Priest, party play in Black Desert will always have some sort of challenge starting from mid-level. A new trailer was just revealed to public, giving a preview…