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Welcome to the last Flameseeker Chronicles of 2010, in which I wax sentimental over this year and salivate over what the next one promises. It's been a huge year for both Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 -- probably one of the biggest since Guild Wars 1 launched. There was civil war in Tyria, with cons...

December 27th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Compared to the rest of us, only a lucky few get the pleasure of attending Gamescom or PAX, so NCsoft has released a video podcast to let the rest of us in on what's been talked about. Featuring several members of the Aion dev team, this podcast highlights some new features of the free expansion, A...

September 6th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Rift: Planes of Telara made its presence felt at Gamescom 2010, and the folks over at RiftNexus.com have captured a couple of the noteworthy reveals on video. Both the shaman and nightblade soul trees were detailed at the event, and, for those new to the world of Telara, souls represent the game's...

September 4th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Massively Speaking Episode 113 is back with Shawn and Rubi as they're joined by Ben Lavery of Maverick Media. Ben details more about his time at Gamescom, including impressions of each interview we see in the two videos his crew shot for Massively. We also discuss some news and more info on our PAX...

September 1st 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Here we were, thinking -- foolishly, might we add -- that this holiday season might not be packed to the gills with games we're way excited for. And then Ubisoft dropped this walkthrough of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood from Gamescom, reminding us that there's one more game to be crazy excited abou...

August 27th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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As promised earlier this week, we present part two of our video series documenting Gamescom 2010 from the good people at Maverick Media. In this one, we have a look at Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium Online, TERA, End of Nations, The Secret World's amazing booth and Ben before his morning coffee and...

August 26th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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This is not your ancestor's necromancer. Much like the ranger, the necromancer in Guild Wars 2 is bigger, badder, and deadlier than her Guild Wars counterpart. The Guild Wars 2 necro was officially revealed today, and though we've pretty much known it was coming since Killeen made fallen soldiers...

August 25th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Gaming publications Gamestar and GamePro were keeping an interested watch on the happenings at Gamescom last week, and earlier this week they handed out their own round of awards. Gamigo and Reakktor Media received top honors in the free-to-play category for Black Prophecy, beating out several oth...

August 25th 2010 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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We here at Massively are becoming ever more excited for Rift: Planes of Telara. The more information that Trion Worlds reveals about the upcoming fantasy MMORPG, the more we crave. Ciovala, webmaster of Riftnexus.com, sends word of a new hands-on review of the title from the recent Gamescom 2010 in...

August 24th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Tweet var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/pc_games/A_look_at_the_MMOs_of_Gamescom_2010_Part_one'; This year's Gamescom has come and gone, but its legacy lives on in video -- namely, in some excellent footage shot by Maverick Media. Given our notable absence from the largest international game expo of...

August 24th 2010 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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While most booths at Gamescom relied on the games themselves to attract visitor attention, there were plenty of booths that went to some ridiculous lengths to stand out from the crowd. Take the above picture, which was set up to promote some sort of tractor simulation that's apparently popular in G...

August 24th 2010 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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As if some sort of portal through the internet has opened, a series of new screenshots from Portal 2 just materialized from the game's creator, Valve Software. They're from Gamescom, which obviously means they came all the way from Germany -- but thanks to Aperture technology, arrived instantaneous...

August 23rd 2010 at 7:40pm 0 Comments