Turbine has released information about the Udúnion create in Lord of the Rings Online. Check out the information below!
Udúnion witnessed the fall of the North-kingdom, the defeat of the Witch-king, and the power of the Dark Lord Sauron diminished as Isildur cut the One Ring from his finger. Now he bides his time, waiting for his freedom... Read...
From World of Warcraft's Official Website.
The winners of the BlizzCon 2008 Ticket Drawing have been chosen. We’ve sent emails to 1,500 randomly selected eligible Blizzard Account holders containing instructions for purchasing up to two tickets to the show. For your security, please note that in this email we are not asking winners to email us...
Swedish online game developer Lockpick Entertainment today announced that it has signed an agreement with leading Russian publisher Akella Games regarding localization and distribution of online game Dreamlords – The Reawakening
According to the contract Akella Games will handle all required localization and distribution of the Russian version of...
In a press release published today from the ELSPA Anti-Piracy Unit there's information about the man from Bristol (UK) that got prosecuted for copying a lot of things, such as games. The verdict was that he will spend 15 months in jail for possessing over $91,000-worth of illegally copied games, films and music.
A Bristol man has been...
Infinity Online, the action packed Free-to-Play MMORPG from Gametribe, today announced that the latest content update, which includes the games brand new Auction House, is now live. The Auction House allows players to trade and purchase items through the market even when they are offline. Also in the update are 10 new levels for Time Attack Mode...
The feature list for issue 13 to City of Heroes which will be released sometime in the (near?) future has been revealed by NCsoft.
Lead Designer of NCsoft Europe’s popular City of Heroes and Villains, Matt Miller, discusses many of the features that players can expect to enjoy in the forthcoming expansion, Issue 13: Architect.
I wanted to be the...
WotLK Itemization - Level 80 Items #2 Here is another batch of newly discovered items, check out the complete list (daily updated).
Wands - Ancient Measuring Rod
Two-Handed Weapons - Hewn Sparring Quarterstaff
Amulet - Chaotic Spiral Amulet
Ring - Dragonflight Great-Ring
Cloak - Cape of Seething Steam
Cloth - Mantle of Electrical Charges,...
GC (Games Convention), which is one of the three major world game exhibitions, will be held from 21st to 24th in Leipzig, Germany.
Germany’s GC is a major international game exhibition along with America’s E3 and Japan’s Tokyo Game Exhibition. GC has all kinds of online, console games with participants from worldwide.
Korean online games came...
We're very excited to announce the 20 winners for the Curse Olympic Pose contest held from August 11th, 2008 to August 25th, 2008. We had a staggering number of entries in the contest -- close to 1,800 -- and it was incredibly difficult whittling those down to only 20. Suffice to say, there would be many more winners if we had access to more...
A small update posted on the 22nd from Tasos on the official forums:
I thought to quickly check in before too much more time passes. As we step up publishing activities, the updates should increase in frequency and quality, which should make up for the ones we’ve been missing the last months. We take for granted sometimes that the...
Joymax, an independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that the Silkroad Online Summer Festival will begin today. By participating in one of three events, players will be able to win powerful items and earn bonus experience points as they defeat specially spawned monsters and compete in capture the flag...
There's a new GM Event in Sword of the New World called Slay the Titan.It will run from August the 12st to September 15th.
The entrance to the new land of Caebolan (pronounced SAY-boh-lan) is blocked by a powerful corrupted titan spirit, players must band together to slay the contaminated soul and protect their cities as other titan spirits...
Brand new Wrath of the Lich King Items
Torta's Oversized Choker (Neck)
Gwyneth's Runed Dragonwand' (Wand), '
Shimmerthread Girdle' (Cloth | Belt)'
Opposed Stasis Leggings (Cloth | Legs)
Cleric's Linen Shoes' (Cloth | Boots)'
Condor-Bone Chestguards (Mail | Chest)
Grips of the Warming Heart (Mail | Gloves)
Grips of Sculptured Icicles...
In the very first "Ask Cryptic" for Star Trek Online they are answering different type of community submitted questions about canon, customization, music, exploration and a lot more.
Al "Captain Geko" Rivera and Craig "Zinc" Zinkievich are the two developers giving the answers.
Will Star Trek Online be considered canon in any respect? How much...
RPS has posted information about the state of Warhammer Online and all the talk about beta testing and the fact that there's no official word on the monthly sub fees as of yet.
GOA has responded with some good information:
“Pre-ordering a standard edition from most of our partners will not automatically give you Open Beta access as we have said...
Fiesta players and aspiring writers looking to get their creative ideas woven into the lore of Isya - the lavish fantasy world of the free MMORPG Fiesta - finally have their shot.
From now until Tuesday, September 2nd, Outspark will be accepting short, Fiesta-themed stories no longer than 1000 words. The three best stories will be revealed next...
GameSpy has released a preview of NCsoft's Aion based off a presentation at this year's GC. The preview also has a video clip attached to it. Below is something on character creation:
Based on this year's Games Convention, GameSpy has published a very interesting preview of the upcoming flagship MMO from NCsoft called Aion. After you've read the...
GameSpy have a hands on beta preview of Warhammer Online. It should give you a general idea if WAR is a MMO for you.
The development team at Mythic took as their goal to build a game around the Realm vs. Realm combat that marked the best part of their previous game, Dark Age of Camelot. Rather than forcing players to go through a PvE leveling...
Mythic Entertainment has published an article that goes into details about Keep Claiming in WAR.
In WAR, guilds play an integral part in claiming keeps for their side. Not only can you fight together with your banner held high, but those banners can be used to benefit everyone in the area in keep defense once you’ve claimed the keep as your own....
The short period where you could opt-in for BlizzCon 2008 tickets is now over. Soon Blizzard will announce who has been fortunate enough to receive tickets and thus able to visit BlizzCon this year!
The opt-in period for the BlizzCon 2008 Ticket Drawing is now over. We will be randomly selecting winners within the next few days and will...
There's no better way to wish a pair of newlyweds luck in their new life together than to present them with a shiny new chrome toaster. To celebrate the release of Fiesta's new player wedding feature, Outspark will be giving away two real life toasters each week for the next five weeks. Every couple that ties the virtual knot in the free MMORPG...
The FFXI development team has announced the "Level Sync" system, a new feature in the upcoming version update that will allow all players—grizzled veterans and novices alike—to adventure and gain experience together regardless of level differences.
The new Level Sync system is the result of extensive discussions on how to resolve these concerns,...
Over at GameSetWatch there's a column about "The World behind World of Warcraft". Social behavior, loot and its importance and also why people keep playing WoW and why they want to are some of the topics covered.
World of Warcraft has spawned at least two books of published essays. One of them has an entire chapter on the most mundane of the...
There's a clear "Yes" to have the next Games Convention during 2009 in Leipzig again. Exhibitors and Trade Visitors Vote for the Traditional Venue for the Industry's European Benchmark Fair.
A new record was reached with a whooping 2003.00 visitors this year.
“The GC – Games Convention will be back in Leipzig again in 2009”, as Wolfgang Marzin,...
We wanted to remind everyone that today is the last day of our Olympic Pose Contest. We've had an incredible number of submissions -- over 1,600 screenshots so far -- and wanted to encourage everyone to get theirs in before 11:59PM tonight to qualify.
This is your chance to win a Worldwide Invitational Goodie Bag card, so to find out how to...
Malygos's Favor (staff)
Dreadlord's Blade (melee sword)
Hardened Vykrul Throwing Axe
At Games Convention Frogster has released a brand new video showing more of their upcoming fantasy MMO Runes of Magic.
View it below!
At Games Convention in Leipzig Funcom released a Concept Art image which serves as a teaser for their upcoming expansion to Age of Conan.
Check it out:
Check out this brand new video showcasing the upcoming sci-fi MMO Jumpgate Evolution.
The preliminary patch notes for Age of Conan's August 27 patch have been released.
It's split into two sections, one part that was posted very recently today and one which was released a little bit earlier.
Tradepost - The sales commission is now added to the price of the item and withdrawn from the buyer.
Tradepost - You will no...
In the very latest Feedback Friday from the Tabula Rasa team we get to find out information about what they've been working on and what's in store for the future.
We’ve finished the planning for the Deployment 13 build and while we don’t want to spoil the surprise, we can say that for D13 we would like to finish a new map, complete some new v2...
During the most recent SOE Fan Faire held in Las Vegas, Vanguard players were treated to a two-part ten minute video detailing what the development team has accomplished over the last year. The latter portion of the video showcased what is currently being worked on, including the newly "re-vamped" dungeon, Pantheon of the Ancients.
For the sixth time, the Leipziger Messe has awarded the title of "Best of GC" to the most innovative new products at the GC - Games Convention. This year's winners in nine categories were announced yesterday evening. A total of 29 exhibitors at the GC - Games Convention had submitted 122 hardware items and software titles (2006: 85) for the...
New notes are marked in bold.
The continent of Northrend is now available! To travel there, visit one of four
transportation masters in either Orgrimmar, Undercity, Stormwind Harbor,or Menethil
The floating magical city of Dalaran is now available!
The Barber Shop has been implemented and you can now...
General- The continent of Northrend is now available! To travel there, visitone of four transportation masters in either Orgrimmar, Undercity,Theramore,or Menethil Harbor.- The floating magical city of Dalaran is now available!- The Barber Shop has been implemented and you can now visit one of theBarber Shops in the major cities to change your...
New beta build, the size is pretty big this time around (668mb!). New PVP Honor RewardsNew PVP Honor rewards can be purchased in Lake Wintergrasp (from assumed placeholder NPCs). Details below. Shaman: Elemental, Enhancement, Restoration Death Knight: DPS Plate Relics: Totems, Idols, Librams, Sigil and Shield New Dungeons...
At GenCon there were many questions asked about Champions Online and the people there had the chance to play Cryptic Studio's very first public hands-on demo of Champions Online.
Answers to questions about the User Interface, targeting system and a couple of other things have been published on the official CO website.
Cryptic Studios clarify a...
Adam Lee is a Quality Assurance Tester at Cryptic Studios, where he make sure Champions Online will be a high quality game by testing all kind of things.
Q: What do you do in Champions Online?
A: Basically I do what my job title says – I assure quality. It is up to us to help ensure that the game is entertaining and fun, while at the same time...
Funcom have revealed two brand new zones and also new and revamped dungeons and itemization. One of the dungeons getting revamped is the Black Castle and also the Commons district of the capital city Tarantia will get revamped. There are even more juicy details, such as new social dungeon called House of Crom and on the horizon another zone...
NCsoft Europe's Community Team is having a live podcast from Games Convention 2008. You can listen to it here.
They will also have more podcasts over the duration of the Games Convention. To stay up to date with the latest information straight from the show floor, check their podcast page.
Unable to attend Games Convention this year? Well, the best we can do is providing you with as much information as possible, along with a few nice pictures. View thirty-six pictures taken from this year's Games Convention below:
Europe's Leading Game Developers Conference Attracted 1,250 attendees. This is a very respectable number and should give you a general idea of how huge GC is this year.
The GC Developers Conference (GCDC) closed yesterday with a record attendance of 1,250 participants (940 in 2007) coming from over 40 countries (37 in 2007). Over the course of...
Europe's biggest computer and video games fair, the GC - Games Convention in Leipzig, began today with crowds of visitors. 38,000 game fans (2007: 35,000) flocked to the Leipzig Exhibition Centre from 9.00, eager to test out the latest games and the respective hardware. 8,000 trade visitors had already registered yesterday in the GC Business...
The Times report that Atari, Topware Interactive, Reality Pump, Techland and Codemasters are going to send a letter to 25 000 people in the United Kingdom with a simple text: pay 300 GBP (approx 562 USD) or risk getting sued and brought in front of court. In the first phase the lawyers are going to focus on around 500 people who are ignoring the...
Now is your chance to participate in the drawing for BlizzCon 2008 tickets. 1,500 tickets will be given out randomly to those that opt-in and have an eligible Blizzard account. The opt-in period will last until 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, August 24.
The BlizzCon 2008 Ticket Drawing opt-in is now live. People with eligible Blizzard Accounts who...
The GetBuffed crew has interviewed J Allen Brack (Wrath of the Lich King Lead Producer) and Tom Chillton (Lead Designer) at the Games Convention in Leipzig. The interview is focused on the Icecrown Glacier area. Some of the information learned in the interview is:
The Alliance and Horde quest hubs in said zone (Icecrown Glacier) will be flying...
The WoW Wrath of the Lich King Cinematic Trailer is out. View it below, along with download links for the high resolution version.
Windows – Download the Wrath of the Lich King Cinematic Trailer
Mac – Download the Wrath of the Lich King Cinematic Trailer
The German site Gamona recently published an interview with J Allen Brack (Wrath of the Lich King Lead Producer) and Tom Chillton (Lead Designer) which was done at the Games Convention in Leipzig. Some of the information learned in the interview is:
They plan to make premade level 80 characters available towards the end of the beta, so...
The World of Warcraft Community Team sent us their Community Update today. Including recent news and forum posts that serves as a great recap of what's been going on the last couple of days.
Here are some of the most recent blue-posts made on the...
Yet another batch of fresh screenshots that showcase The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria was sent to us from Turbine today. View all the screens below.