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In the aggregate, Children's Week is one of the most entertaining annual holidays. Dragging a small child with you around Azeroth's grand vistas and dangerous places is surprisingly fun ("I want to go to the Dark Portal." "Sure, why not?"), and it's a fairly immersive reminder that the planet's con...

April 28th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Think you're an MMO achievement master? Maybe so, but you could probably learn a thing or two about World of Warcraft from Хируко, a Russian player who has unlocked all of the game's currently achievable... achievements.

April 22nd 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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As of April 15th, Guild Wars 2 will have no more PvP gear. None. Your appearance in PvP will be the same as it is in WvW and PvE, and you'll enjoy complete statistical parity with everyone else on the battlefield. That's one of the biggest takeaways from the game's latest development blog, but i...

March 28th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Interested in MechWarrior Online? Got a spare 11 minutes and 43 seconds? Then you'll want to watch the latest Ask the Devs vlog which covers a wide range of topics relating to the sci-fi MMO's ongoing development. Topics include recent jump-jet changes, the game's achievement system, design challe...

March 25th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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While most achievements in game are available to both factions, there are a few here and there that are limited to one faction only. Of these few, one is so obscure, so out of the way that most Alliance players don't even know of its existence, unless of course they've spent a lot of time carefull...

March 20th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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World of Warcraft certainly has a dizzying array of achievements in all shapes and sizes, covering quests, raids, and PvP. But some of the best achievements are the ones shuffled innocently away in the General section. You know, the ones that don't really fall into any category at all -- they simpl...

March 6th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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So, if you're one of those obsessive types who, the second an expansion drops, is off to the races trying to nab the exclusive realm first achievements... you can relax. For Owen Landgren, Items and Rewards Designer for World of Warcraft, has tweeted that such are a thing of the past. @Seerax Re...

February 27th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Love is in the air, everywhere I look around... And it's certainly kicking off in all the major capital cities of Azeroth and Outland today. If you want a Peddlefeet pet or to kick Apothecary Hummel and his cronies out of Shadowfang Keep yet again, now's the time. Love is in the air 2014 runs from...

February 10th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're a loyal subscriber to RIFT, you probably can't wait to see what's around the bend for patch 2.6. And you'll be rewarded for that loyalty with a variety of new features... and a brand-new loyalty tier. RIFT Junkies has put together an extensive preview of new features, achievements, and re...

January 21st 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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I've never been much of an achievement fan when it comes to video games. To me, achievements are a cheap and easy way for devs to pretend like they've added content to an MMO, all the while exploiting the completist gene that seems present in a pretty high percentage of the gamer population. Oddly...

January 8th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Age of Conan senior designer Matthew Bennett stepped in to author the game's most recent director's letter, and in doing so offered updates on AoC's long awaited achievement system as well as some valuable intel on the state of PvP items. According to Bennett, the Age of Conan team has a rough desi...

January 7th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Our friends at Wowhead hav just announced the launch of a new site feature that should make many players very happy indeed: a collection tracker! You can now use Wowhead to track your characters' possession of pets, mounts, titles, achievements, and recipes. The new feature was green lit thanks to...

December 13th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments