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Just over two years ago there was a great disturbance, as if millions (or so) of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. Yes, something terrible had happened: a beloved virtual world was destroyed. And that left a number of sandbox refugees looking for a new place to call ho...

January 3rd 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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The holidays are here! That means the hustle and bustle of the season is in full swing, with gifts to get, treats to taste, deals to nab, and plenty of festivities to partake in -- and that's just in the MMOverse! Yes folks, there's a plethora of holiday celebrations out there -- so many, in fact,...

December 21st 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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War of the Immortals' newest expansion is only a couple of weeks away from joining forces with the live game, according to Perfect World Entertainment. The expansion, called War of the Immortals: Titan's Fury, now has an October 30th release date. Titan's Fury's key feature is a pair of instance...

October 11th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're the type of gamer who likes to have all of his MMOs under one digital service roof, then you might be interested to hear that War of the Immortals is now available through Steam. Product Manager Thang Phan hopes that this will give War of the Immortals a great boost: "With the launch o...

August 31st 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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War of the Immortals' new expansion is officially live. Perfect World Entertainment is adding a new Harbinger class, the pet ascension system, a new instance called Proof of Divinity, and an extensive PvP revamp with the Lost Omen patch. This last bit involves "re-tooling the team matchmaking sy...

May 10th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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If you haven't made any MMO-centric plans for Valentine's Day, consider the offerings from free-to-play giant Perfect World Entertainment. The company is playing cupid in several of its online titles, and players can acquire "wedding fashions, romantic items, spectacular mounts, mystery boxes, an...

February 10th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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If you are perusing this column, chances are you are a fan of virtual worlds and the sandbox genre. Join the club! (Dues will be due on the third Tuesday.) The aspect that compels many aficionados to delve into a game is the ability to make an impact on the world in some small respect instead of ma...

January 6th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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As War of the Immortals continues the epic journey through beta, Perfect World Entertainment is trying its darndest to show that it plays no favorite among children. And by "children," we mean "classes." On tap for today is a spotlight on the Slayer class, which recently gave up knitting in favo...

December 8th 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Welcome back on this glorious Tuesday evening for the latest round of War of the Immortals class previews. The legendary Champion is now approaching for its spotlight, showing off its insurmountable defense and array of holy-themed powers. One would be hard-pressed to find a tank more suited to t...

December 6th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Perfect World Entertainment's War of the Immortals (not to be confused with the company's other title, Battle of the Immortals) has entered open beta. Two new servers -- Gaia and Midgard -- have been brought up in order to accommodate the influx of new players sure to arrive with the open testi...

December 2nd 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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The closed beta for War of the Immortals is ending today, with the development team getting ready for the next stage of testing with an open beta. So naturally, the best way to celebrate the end of a testing phase is by unveiling a new class trailer. The latest class up for spectators is the Magu...

November 29th 2011 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're looking for a little reading material to go along with your Thanksgiving leftovers, look no further than the latest War of the Immortals dev blogs from Perfect World Entertainment. The first piece focuses on WoI's gear upgrading mechanics, and there are five different methods player can...

November 25th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments