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If you've been following Landmark's development, then you know that the game as it stands now is pretty different than when alpha launched. And those who haven't ventured forth into the wilds of this sandbox since last winter -- or have never set foot in it at all -- might be wondering about the La...

January 7th 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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While Destiny's multiple "Loot Caves" lack deeper insight into the game's purpose, they offer a bunch of sweet gear. But who needs caves when you can hang out on steps? Ministry of Geeks guided players through a new loot-producing area in the early parts of the game in a new video, the Loot Stairs...

October 8th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Destiny players have discovered a glitch in the game that seemingly warps them to a new map, one apparently planned as part of a DLC pack down the road. The portal to the new map is accessible on Venus, in "The Juncture" part of the planet's Citadel area. After leaping from tiny platform to tiny...

October 7th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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In what its devs are calling a "very busy month," The Repopulation pushed out three major patches in September, not to mention another one this past week. Above and Beyond says is all being done to fill out the game: "We've been pushing hard to get our experimental tweaks and additions out of the w...

October 5th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Decided to blow up our Loot Cave, Bungie? Our precious, treasure-dumping respawn point in Destiny? Fine then, we'll find another one. In fact, PS4 Trophies did just that in a new video, detailing a new legendary farm point in the game's rocket yard area. Get it while it's hot, people!

September 26th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Is your PlayStation 4 ejecting discs without your input, or attempting to eject a non-existent disc when the drive is empty? First off, relax -- your PS4 isn't possessed by a Blu-ray-hating phantom. This is a common issue, and Sony has issued a tutorial video demonstrating a quick fix for affected...

September 11th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The "overhaul" to Madden 15's defensive controls announced in June is intended to make players more successful on that side of the ball, yet that won't help those new to the sport itself. For that, the development team at EA Tiburon is turning to the game's Skills Trainer mode to help players beco...

July 11th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The introduction of custom roles to Darkfall Unholy Wars is going to mean a major shakeup to the way that skills work overall. It's getting patched in today, and if you're not ready for the change yet, you're in luck; a tutorial video has just been released and is embedded just past the cut. If you...

June 10th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Trying to make sense of Elder Scrolls Online's grouping tools? Need a hand in hooking up with other players to plunder dungeons? ZeniMax has you covered. The studio posted a new video today that takes you through ESO's group mechanics and grouping tools, step by step. It also contains helpful tidb...

May 13th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Gamasutra recently ran a developer op-ed on getting players to read in-game text. It was focused more on character dialogue than on tutorials, but it got me thinking about the seemingly hopeless task of designing a tutorial for the millions of players who probably ignore tutorials. Veteran MMO pla...

May 12th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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If I were to tell you that there's a Western MMO out there that's as old as Ultima Online and yet still has a half-million players, would you believe me? Heck, I wouldn't believe me even if I came back from the future of having written this article to talk to the past version of me who had yet to s...

May 3rd 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Let it not be said that Xsyon is trying to discourage new players from learning how to play this sandbox. On the contrary, today's patch primarily focuses on including a detailed tutorial that includes "over 200 panels of instructions." The new tutorial serves to guide players through various in-g...

May 2nd 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments