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MapleStory 2 looks pretty different from its predecessor, but it still has its heart in the right place. You can see some of that on display in the game's latest trailer, released as part of the G-Star 2014 festivities going on right now in South Korea. The are ducklings to ride, walls to climb, an...

November 21st 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been watching Firefall from afar, salivating over news tidbits and dreaming of one day getting to actually play the game yourself, today is a very special day. Not because you get into the game today, of course, but because there's finally a schedule for when you can expect to play. N...

November 9th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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MechWarrior Online has been in open beta testing for a week now. What better way to celebrate than with a snazzy new trailer? (There is no better way.) If you're a fan of MWO and its franchise, you're probably part of the open beta already. If you're not already partaking, consider this your...

November 5th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The time for RIFT's Storm Legion expansion is almost upon us. The expansion goes live for keeps on the 13th of November, but if that's too long to wait, you're in luck! The latest and greatest beta test is open to all Trion account holders. We're guessing you're probably one of those if you're...

November 2nd 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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CCP's DUST 514, the console shooter that connects to and extends the scope of EVE Online, is staying in closed beta at least through the end of the year. During a recent media and developer play session, Chief Marketing Officer David Reid mentioned that while the team doesn't yet have a start d...

November 2nd 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Lately, the EU forums have been on my must-read list due to posts like this one. Poster Ask (no sign of Embla) posed the question, as it is right and appropriate that Ask should do, of whether or not Blizzard could or should release new content without there being a PTR or beta for it. I wasn't...

July 24th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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I have to be honest, the Caitian Carrier for Star Trek Online kind of makes me want to give the game a shot again. I liked it when I played it before, but I just had no time to play it on top of everything else. But then I think about all the work I'd need to do just to get caught up to normal, a...

May 17th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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If you enjoyed the first peek into the secrets of Funcom's upcoming game, you'll be happy to know that The Secret World's second beta event has already been announced. The next weekend event starts on May 18th at noon EDT and runs until May 21st at 3:00 a.m. EDT. Several European sites will be gi...

May 14th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've logged into the Guild Wars 2 beta this weekend, you've gotten an experience that's very different from what the final game will look like. For starters, the final game will probably not have several hundred people clustering around every single event like rabid concert attendees at all...

April 29th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Happy Friday, Betawatchers! Reader Mason tipped us off to the fact that sandbox Salem Online is now accepting signups for closed alpha testing. The team is hoping to launch said closed alpha in the next few weeks. Tribes: Ascend and SteelWar Online have moved to our open beta list, while the clo...

February 24th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Post-apoc fans will be happy to see Living After War join our closed beta list this week, while bot aficionados can look forward to SteelWar Online, which has joined our alpha list, although it won't remain there for long as the game is launching its open beta this coming Sunday. Seven Souls Onli...

February 17th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments