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Wakfu is not what many would consider a standard MMORPG. Its developer, Ankama, has never pushed out normal products. After all, this is a French company we're talking about. That's right, as in France, the same place that brought us amazing (but unusual) creations like Ryzom's plant-planet and t...

February 27th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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First of all, the Masqueraider may be either the absolute best or worst class name ever devised depending on your tolerance for puns. Second of all, it's WAKFU's 15th class. Third of all, it's here, so go check it out. The Masqueraider switches between roles using a clever mask system. While the...

February 27th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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I can't say that Rubies of Eventide has been on my radar, like, ever. And yet practically every time I've asked for suggestions of a game to cover in this column, it seems like someone pipes up asking that Rubies gets a little publicity. That tells me that there's some underground love for this t...

February 9th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Good games may get cancelled, but as long as we have screenshots, they're never truly forgotten! Reader John sent us in this blast from the not-too-distant past that some of you may recognize. "While going through some old screenshots, I came across a few from Tabula Rasa," John shared. "It was...

January 13th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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It's an unfortunate reality that layoffs are somewhat common in the gaming industry, and more often than not that means that games get cancelled or shut down. This weekend, Massively has been inundated with rumors that Square Enix has become the latest studio to suffer that reality. Tipsters sugg...

December 16th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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I can't help it... I have Rush on the brain. Not even Sandy and her airport-closing ways could detour me from heading out to see what is possibly the greatest musical trio of all time (I say possibly because I didn't personally hear what was going on back during Aristotle's time!). Anyone who kno...

November 12th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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With all the mud-slinging, subterfuge, switching sides, terrible tantrums, and outright fights, who wouldn't want to get away to find some relative peace... and that's just from your groupmates! So take some time to escape the chaos of grouping and chill by while watching a few of your favorite...

November 5th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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We can always count on Wakfu to come up with classes that are far beyond the tired norm of Warrior, Mage, Rogue, and Priest. Case in point, Square-Enix has just revealed the game's 14th playable class, the Foggernaut. The Foggernaut is a mechanical man who can unleash a number of gadgets and giz...

October 18th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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There have been a lot of MMOs over the years with a lot of different combat systems, but the vast majority of these systems occur in something resembling a real-time system. There's no pausing the battle, no stopping and considering your options, just timing your abilities and watching buffs tick...

October 16th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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If you've been following the MMO industry for a while, you've probably been watching in near astonishment as Texas-based developer KingsIsle Entertainment grew a little-known MMO called Wizard101 from the level of "just some kids game" all the way to a very successful world for all ages. So when...

August 20th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Ankama is updating Wakfu today with a content drop called Monk Island. There's a dev diary on the game's official website that provides a bit of detail, including information about religious fanatics, a new dungeon, and all of the mystery you would expect from a secluded island. Here's the scoop...

April 10th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments