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Exactly what weapons Death Knights will be able to wield has been the subject of some controversy. Originally, it was speculated by Blizzard that one- and two-handed swords and axes would be the extent of it. Currently in the beta, polearms and one- and two-handed swords, axes, and maces are usable....

July 27th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Genda of The Grouchy Gamer was a gamer with a dream; to hitch himself to Sigil's rising star. He created a one-stop shop for all news and information about Vanguard's crafting sphere, joined the Vanguard affiliate program, and gained a unique outsider's perspective to what would become one of the MM...

May 18th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Ten Ton Hammer is reporting on a recent uproar on the Vanguard: Saga of Heroes forums surrounding many MMO players' least favorite subject: death. Few like to contemplate their own demise, and even those who do would agree that penalties for dying in an online game are annoying. The current controve...

November 22nd 2007 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony Online Entertainment has announced that it is acquiring Sigil Games Online, makers of Vanguard: Saga of Heroes. The acquisition had been referenced by Sigil CEO Brad McQuaid earlier this month, citing less-than-desirable results with the MMO. According to SOE president John Smedly, approximatel...

May 16th 2007 at 2:24pm 0 Comments
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Isn't love great? Sigil games online, makers of the semi-popular Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, have noticed that their not doing as well as they initially thought. In fact, they've come to the point that Sigil's CEO, Brad McQuaid, has admitted that Sony Online Entertainment is thinking about taking the...

May 1st 2007 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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SOE and Sigil have upturned some eyebrows today with the announcement that their MMORPG Vanguard: Saga of Heroes will be released on January 30; just two weeks after Blizzard drops the World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade expansion. While it seems like poor timing for any new MMO franchise to ente...

January 11th 2007 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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As part of an employee perks package intended to retain and attract programming talent, Microsoft has reinstated its "free towels for the company showers" offer alongside better canteen food and a free laundry service. The towels were cut two years ago when a human resources director from... wait fo...

May 23rd 2006 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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Sigil Games, developers of the upcoming MMORPG Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, shocked quite a few people by announcing that they were buying the publishing rights from Microsoft so that they could co-publish the title with Sony Online Entertainment. We've already provided some speculation about what the...

May 16th 2006 at 1:30pm 0 Comments