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It truly is filthy in The Secret World! Massively's MJ and her cleaning crew couldn't keep up with scrubbing out the Filth in last week's lair and it washed over them in a mighty painful way! But that doesn't mean that the dirt wins. No, she's heading back to conquer the sludge -- if not in the lai...

January 16th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week, Massively's MJ and her team were unable to procure all the body parts necessary to summon the final boss in The Secret World's Egyptian Lair. If all goes well this time around, the plan is to start with a ritual summoning (hey, what's more TSW than that?), then move on to another Lair i...

January 2nd 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Have you ever been to a Lair in The Secret World? You'd know it if you stumbled across one while adventuring solo because you'd be PDD PDQ: Pretty Darn Dead, Pretty Darn Quick. And yes, Massively's MJ found that out the hard way once! But now she's heading back with a friends to exact her revenge o...

December 26th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Amid the general bug squashing and polishing released in today's patch, The Secret World has tucked away a tasty little morsel of content: an all new lair raid encounter. A weak point between realities has been discovered out in the Kingsmouth wreckage, and groups of 10 adventurers can enter the...

April 15th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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SOE's sixth DLC pack for DC Universe Online has launched today, bringing with it a customizable base system that allows players to build their own lair. Appropriately named Home Turf, this content update bring a housing system that players have been anticipating since launch. Lairs are much more...

January 29th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week on Behind the Mask, we covered the puzzles and trash mob fights of Therakiel's Temple. TT is the toughest lair in Champions Online, and it's not over yet. You've still got to handle the boss fights! This week, we'll be covering the deadly boss battles of the temple, from the alluring V...

June 16th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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If there's one thing everyone here at Massively enjoys, it's playing MMORPGs with other people. Teaming with people makes almost anything fun. I have friends who play EVE who somehow claim that even mining can be fun, if done with friends. Unfortunately, Champions Online has a big problem with tea...

August 19th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Well look at this, a new Champions Online trailer has been released unto Gametrailers and thus, the world. It opens with an interesting winged angel superhero soaring into an intelligence meeting, but don't be fooled, this trailer's focus is solely on villainous lairs. Some of you would probably be...

June 25th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Factor 5 officially announced the closure of its US operations recently, concluding a story that feels like it's been just out of reach for half a year. The developer had been having some rough times since the poignant failure of Lair. Following that, there was its falling out with Brash Entertainm...

May 14th 2009 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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What's Santa putting in developer stockings this year? Unemployment, apparently. Following earlier rumors of a 50-percent cut in staff at Factor 5, internet murmuring now suggests that the Lair and Rogue Squadron developer has closed its doors completely. According to an alleged forum post by IGN's...

December 22nd 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Speaking to a "well-placed source," Edge Online reports that Rogue Squadron developer Factor 5 laid off 37 employees on Friday, December 12th. This leaves around 38 workers to continue development on one or more projects which may or may not be canceled, depending on whose blog you read and how qui...

December 16th 2008 at 11:40am 0 Comments