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Death is coming for the zones of Silverwood and Freemarch. And you, noble Ascended, are the only thing that can stop it. No pressure. RIFT is putting on a planar invasion event starting on June 27th. Rewards include bonus currency, loot, and new achievements tied to zone events. Special items may...

June 26th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Over the past few weeks, I've been over on RIFT's test shard to preview some of the changes arriving with update 1.9, like Summerfest. So now that it's live, it was fun to spend some time on the live servers to see it launch. And since I didn't get the chance to spend a lot of time with the Summe...

July 4th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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From the first day that RIFT launched, an endless debate has erupted around one central issue. Players have chosen their sides and dug in deep defending them. It's led to countless arguments and a six-month battle that gets worse with each passing day. For this week's Enter at Your Own Rift, I'v...

September 28th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Conventional MMO wisdom says that one should stick to the roads as much as possible when questing. Roads have become the "safe zone" of online games, a place where mobs are less likely to attack and adventurers are less likely to become lost. RIFT, however, turns this MMO convention on its head a...

May 11th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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It's mid-week, and if you've been following our RIFT coverage for some time, you know that that's generally when Trion graces us with another lore-centric news item. Last week it was a profile of Alsbeth the Discordant; this time around we've got a look at the primordial elven sanctuary known as...

March 23rd 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments