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If the pirates, bandits, ancient machines, and military forces in WildStar weren't bad enough, players are going to be contending with a lot of the native wildlife. Last week's WildStar Wednesday focused on the top-level overview of the Galeras region, but this week is focused on the local flora...

October 10th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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New MMOs are released every year, and we often see them repeating the same mistakes as previous games or releasing without tried-and-tested mechanics. It just seems like common sense to learn from the years of mistakes and successes of other companies and previous titles, but it isn't always cle...

July 8th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Do you live in Australia? Perhaps you live in Eastern Europe, and you love your MMOs just as much as anyone else in any other part of the world. Unfortunately, several countries around the world have been suffering from blocks to their IP, essentially meaning that they can't enjoy the same online...

July 28th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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It's been about a week since European players of Lord of the Rings Online began the migration over to Turbine's servers, and the transition has not been nearly as smooth as one could hope. That having been said, the team is working diligently behind the scenes to try to address the issues many pl...

June 9th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Server merges are an odd thing for any game. On the one hand, they help produce more populated servers, give players more choices of companions, and generally can help keep the community more closely tied. On the other hand, they're rarely seen as a sign that the game is in good health, since it...

May 1st 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard has confirmed that the absence of the Catch the Wild Wolpertinger and Pink Elekks on Parade quests on European realms is not a bug. These "get drunk and see creatures" quests were removed to comply with "regional game rating requirements". We can surmise from this that at least one of the...

September 22nd 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's decades-long streak of region-free handhelds is coming to a close. In a statement to CVG, the company confirmed that Nintendo DSi-only cartridges and downloadable content will be locked to the region where you buy the Nintendo DSi. Web browsing, photo sharing and playing DS games will be...

October 6th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Star Trek gaming podcast Hailing Frequency interviewed Cryptic Studios Chief Creative Officer Jack Emmert in the wake of the big Las Vegas unveiling of Star Trek Online. The two part interview is available in both audio and video, and it's one of the best sources of details beyond the unveiling vid...

August 12th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments