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Codemasters' Connect08, held last Friday and Saturday in Birmingham, was an interesting event in a number of ways. We Europeans rarely feel much love from Stateside publishers -- we're shuttled off on to our own servers, we have to wait longer for patches and news, and we're even not sure we're even...

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NetDevil were previewing their upcoming game Jumpgate Evolution at Connect08, with a series of gamestations set up to let players experience the game for the first time and give their feedback. Jumpgate Evolution is a space-based action MMO firmly centred around action combat, and we managed to sn...

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After last Friday's exciting announcement from Turbine -- the Mines of Moria LotRO expansion -- we were hungry for more. Fortunately, we got it: we managed to sit down with executive producer Jeffrey Steefel, the man behind the news, to quiz him on MoM and all things LotRO. Read on for more on Vol...

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Kate Paiz, senior producer of Dungeons and Dragons Online, sat down with players today at Connect08 to demonstrate the new Monk class -- upcoming in Module 7 -- and answer a number of questions about future plans for the game. Photography wasn't permitted so we just managed to grab this quick snap...

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At Codemasters' Connect08, we had the chance to sit down for a few minutes with upcoming space MMO Jumpgate Evolution and take it for a wee test drive. "Space MMO?" I hear you cry, "Let me guess, it's spaceships flying around shooting at each other and enemies?" In a nutshell, that's exactly what ...

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The Lord of the Rings Online expansion eye candy just keeps coming. Not only has Turbine released concept art (see gallery below), they've also produced a gorgeous poster and a sweet teaser trailer about what awaits us in depths of the Mines of Moria. Yes, the video just reuses the concept art, b...

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Here at Connect08 we've just spent an informative hour participating in a roundtable about all things Lord of the Rings Online. Executive producer Jeffrey Steefel was on hand to answer audience questions covering a wide range of subjects, from technical issues to crafting and kinships. So without f...

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Speaking to an assembled crowd of excited gamers this afternoon in Birmingham, Jeffrey Steefel unveiled the first Lord of the Rings Online expansion, Mines of Moria. We've got the lowdown on the expansion, which Jeffrey was visibly excited to announce. Mr. Steefel began with a brief discussion ...

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Hot off the press from Connect08, we've snagged a selection of sensational artwork from the first LotRO expansion, Mines of Moria. Click through to the gallery to preview some of the environments and even get a first look at one of the fearsome creatures that you'll encounter in the expansion -- ...

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Speaking at Connect08 today, Lord of the Rings Online executive producer Jeffrey Steefel announced the long-awaited news of the game's first expansion. Titled Mines of Moria, it should hit your PC before the end of the year, and is the first of a planned series of annual expansions. The level ca...

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So maybe you weren't able to make it to the dev chat last Monday, or maybe you just didn't know about it. Well, whatever the reason might have been, fear not -- for there is a chat log bursting at the seams with information. A lot gets touched on, but the thing that has us the most excited would hav...

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Is it just me or has March been pretty slow so far? Guess that means things will get a little crazier in the second half of the month -- with SXSW and Connect08 on the way, that's probably not too far off from the truth. But in the meantime, What aRe yoU Playing this weekend? Me, I've been in Guild ...

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It's been just about a year since Lord of the Rings Online launched. Even though there's a lot of interesting stuff happening at Connect08 later this month and a one-year anniversary coming as well, that doesn't mean LotRO players aren't getting a cool, love-filled spring festival. So worry not, pl...

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That's right, more free stuff for those lucky enough to attend Codemasters' Connect '08 on the 14th and 15th of March. The European Lord of the Rings Online website has made it known that everyone attending the event will receive an in-game Ranger cloak for LotRO. This will be the first time this ...

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Planning on heading to Connect08 this year? If you're going be there, you could claim the title of Worldly Traveler. If that title isn't your particular thing, you could also choose Pillar of the Community or Greeter of Kin. However, there is a one per person limit these babies -- so choose wisely....

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