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You may remember Blizzard's April Fool's joke this year, a trailer promising the release of a console version of the Molten Core. It was a concept that did so well in the polls, we expected to see it turned into some kind of official mini-game.An enterprising fan, however, beat them to the punch. Th...

October 25th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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On April Fools' Day, amongst our extensive HKO coverage, Daniel Whitcomb reported that the combat log changes introduced in Patch 2.4 were being rolled back in Patch 2.5. Slouken has since indicated that he was "just kidding", as Daniel had guessed.So the combat log will not be rolled back and there...

April 3rd 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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We nearly missed this one, but thankfully one of our readers didn't, and sent us this screenshot of a chest in EverQuest II. Looks just a little bit different doesn't it? Another nod to the gaming world's beloved Portal, it seems that players were treated to Weighted Companion Chests in EQII for Ap...

April 2nd 2008 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Not wanting to be left out of the fun, the folks at Flagship Studios have a couple of April Fools' jokes of their own. The acquisition of Hellgate High School in Missoula, Missouri is an amusing read. The team name is the Hellgate Knights and Flagship Studios plans to farm the school for in-game mu...

April 2nd 2008 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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We should've known those merry pranksters at Funcom wouldn't let the day go by without something. Age of Conan is best-known for its Barbarians, of course, but did you know that there were elves to be played as well?According to the site, 'Their graceful nature and beautiful appearance will often ga...

April 2nd 2008 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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The pranks continue with the last place you'd expect to see bling: Dungeons and Dragons Online. Fans of tricked-out rides can now get their smoove on in DDO with 'Pimp My Warforged'! That's right, no longer do you have to labor under the drab and dull colors of battle-hardened plate mail and boots s...

April 2nd 2008 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Well, what else would you expect from the company that brought you murlocs? April Fool's day is in full effect in Blizzardlandia, and World of Warcraft isn't the only game to get the treatment, but it's a good place to start!Molten Core: for consolesHeavily trading on fond gamer memories of Atari's...

April 1st 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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view original : close The dev team for Stargate Worlds has decided to change the direction of the in-game armor. Apparently, this decision was based on how much everyone loved the human body armor seen in the SGW trailer. Due to tha...

April 1st 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The good folks over at TR Vault have reportedly gotten their hands on an early preview of some of the goodies we have in store for us in patch 1.7, and boy will these changes knock your socks off! They went way beyond the Skitterin hybrid class Destination Games announced today, going all out with t...

April 1st 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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If you let your guard down and actually fell for Microsoft's Xbox Live April Fools' trickery, you should first know that you're hella' gullible. Which isn't a bad thing, it'll just lead to a lot of letdowns in life. The second thing you should know is that Microsoft posted a set of free (and presuma...

April 1st 2008 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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The gang running Dungeon Runners may have been down in the dungeons a bit too long. Weeks go by without much news (except for account issues) and BAM... we get four new "announcements" all in one morning. Lets muddle through them, shall we?First off is the "announcement" about the new DR expansion...

April 1st 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Holy highway robbery!NCsoft NorCal "announced" today that they're dropping a new feature into their superly duperly costumed heroes and villains game. Visual Sounds are cool words that pop up on the screen (both in games and famous caped crusading TV shows) based on the old school comic book techni...

April 1st 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments