Our friends over at Warhammer Alliance have put together a recap of the September newsletter for Warhammer Online, for those of you that may not be receiving emails about it. There are also some links to videos put together by the folks from the guild Eva Vix, so be sure to check it out for some great Warhammer action!
You can reach the newsletter...
Monday means it's time for the weekly recap of Dark Age of Camelot news from the Camelot Herald. Last week saw a number of different updates, ranging from the weekly features to patches and hot fixes, so let's dig in and get started!
Last Monday the week kicked off with Joanne Laroche posting the Scroll of Valor - a weekly series that allows...
I have some news for you on some changes and additions to The Daily Quest and also a reminder of our very first and hopefully one of many competitions that is currently running.
Firstly, The Daily Quest has a brand new email address that you guys can email us on should you wish to contact us with ideas or questions or even just to tell us...
The fine members of the FoH forum community have started a movement geared toward people returning to EQ. Granted, it's just a return to recapture some of that nostalgic feel, as Tuco puts it. He's the mastermind behind the excursion on the progression server - "The Combine," but everyone who has (and even those who haven't) played EverQuest would...
It is in Paris that the 2nd edition of the Video Games Festival took place, exhibit gaining more and more importance. We could find stand dedicated to games and developers such as, NCSoft, Age of Conan, without mentioning various console games or the very much awaited Warhammer Online : Age of Reckoning.
It is at this occasion that once again...
Zul'Aman is a 10 man raid dungeon located in the Ghostlands, it will require no attunement. The loot will be superior to Karazhan, also bosses will drop heroic badges which can be used to buy the new heroic rewards in 2.3.
The article features ZA bosses, loot and misc infos.
According to Tigole, ZA should be up this week on...
IGG reveals the description and shots of the top five male NPCs in their upcoming MMORPG - Zu Online http://zu.igg.com
1. Flight Guardian
He resides in North Temple, looks quite young, and holds the Staff of Dragon.
2. Guardian Monk
He resides in Desert City, is very strong, and holds a huge vajra. There is a magic wheel on his back.
A new show has arrived ! With some exciting 2.2.2 PTR captures !!
The ORLY Show
This Saturday Aeria Games will be conducting a large stress test of the
Twelve Sky beta server. For this large event we would like to invite as
many players to participate as possible!
To be included, players are encouraged to do the following:
Create an account at Aeria Games http://www.aeriagames.com
Download the Twelve Sky beta client...
Karune posted new information from a recent Q&A session with the StarCraft II developers; you can join in on the discussion by heading over to the StarCraft II forums.
With the return of the Firebat (for testing) and improvements made to both the Ghosts and Medics, there are a lot of exciting changes being tested for the Terran faction! Also for...
Richard Garriott is a very creative person. Anyone who has been to his house in Austin, Texas will agree to that. Today he has announced that he's taking his creativity and aspirations a step further - he's planning to leave the planet entirely, even if only for a short time.
As the press release below states, Richard Garriott is organizing a...
It's never good to see a game developer leave a company - especially one as well-known to the game's community as Cylus is to Vanguard players.
For those unfamiliar with him, he was the game's item designer and has designed many of the items in the game thus far. Just 2 weeks ago, Cylus was part of the Getting to Know the Vanguard Team series, and...
What has the Curse community been up to lately? We'll begin spotlighting community activity around the Curse website - as well as around MMO's - in this new series called Community Watch. Whether it's a forum thread, a blog post, or anything else, we'll be there to recap it for you.
Mellie wonders what happened to the Curse BC guides.
More 2.3 changes are flowing in, both from the US and EU realms. I've compiled a patch notes version of the changes that you can view if you don't want to look over the forum thread recaps. Keep checking back, it'll be updated continuously until 2.3 hits the PTR!
2.3 should hit PTRs the first week of October.
ETA on when zul'aman will hit ptr for...
Ultima Online turned ten years old this week. It's amazing to think about the fact that even in its old age, the game is still going strong - continually provide updates with new content for players to enjoy.
The graphical overhaul by Kingdom Reborn certainly helped to breath new life into the game; not only did it introduce a 3D environment for...
Patch Notes - 26 September 2007
Fixed a bug that caused the Equip Point costs of some abilities to be lower than intended.
Important: Because of the equip point cost changes many character incarnations became invalid. To avoid players entering matches with invalid incarnations we have removed these abilities from incarnation...
There’s new content to be discovered in Bounty Bay Online. Today, an update has been implemented, adding even more flair and fun to the MMOG set in a naval 15th century world.
New resource tickets give the players a chance to gain access to resource areas and expand the storyline. In Genoa , mysterious events cast their shadows and scientific...
The community team is very active today, giving out tidbits of information on class changes coming in patch 2.3. This news update is huge and will be continually updated today as more info as found!
9/27 UPDATE 1: Hunter ammo pouch/quiver info added; patch note version updated.
Head here for the patch notes version:...
With World of Warcraft's patch 2.2.0 now released, we're getting into the festive spirit here at Curse; we've designed a special event portal devoted entirely to the patch and have teamed up with major sponsors like Dell and AMD to bring you some of the hottest gaming hardware through two great contests.
Your one-stop destination for everything...
As always, there are plenty of things that never made it into the official patch notes. This go around, Viral from Stormrage, along with the WoW community, has put together a list (source):
New music added to Honor Hold as well as the inns of Ironforge, Stormwind, and Ratchet
Cho Threadstrong has new sayings he shouts at the fruit vendor...
As I'm sure you've noticed, the Curse website has had some issues today due to increased traffic. We experienced close to ten times our normal traffic due to today's World of Warcraft patch, which was unfortunately more than expected, so we had to take the site down for maintenance this evening to work on balancing today's increased load.
We've pushed a new version of our Curse Client live this morning, updating the version to 0.12.0. This version includes several brand-new features that everyone is sure to love, as well as bug fixes to outstanding issues reported by the Curse community.
AddOn Management is even easier than before with our new Package Manager; the "Install with...
Patch 2.2.0 is now live! You can check out the finalized patch notes in their entirety below.
Voice Chat - The new Voice Chat feature is now available in game. Players will need to go into the options menu under Sound & Voice to activate it. Volume sliders are available for the microphone, speakers, and game-audio fade (which...
Confirmation at last from a Blue poster! Assuming that they are not willingly misinforming the community, ofcourse.
Nethaera was nice enough to reply to a thread with the following comment:
"I asked my magic Imp Ball and it said "Concentrate and Ask Again".
So I closed my eyes and concentrated very very hard... (hard to do with...
Destructoid has a new article that's fairly interesting, with an image that fits it well, using a caption of "Well, crap."
According to the article, the Chinese MMORPG "King of the World" refuses to allow male players to play female avatars, going so far as to ban any who currently play female characters.
This isn't the best part, though; Aurora...
It's time for your weekly dose of Camelot news - direct from the Dark Age of Camelot website and the Camelot Herald.
Monday kicked off with the latest Scroll of Valor - a weekly series that gives the DAoC community a chance to congratulate fellow players for acheivements within the game.
Tuesday was a rather slow day, but there was a Hot Fix...
Aeria Games to Launch the Closed Beta for Dream of Mirrors Online (DOMO) in North America
“California, U.S.A. (September 21, 2007) – Aeria Games announced today the addition of DOMO (Dream of Mirror Online) to its extensive offerings of FREE-TO-PLAY massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs). Aeria Games plans to announce the date for the Closed...
Well then, the 2.2 PTR shut down today, so there's a chance it will be coming out Tuesday. On the other hand, there are still threads for the "Blues" to respond to, so here's a quick recap of that and a bit more.
Bornakk on gloomy zones and a request to not include them in WotLK.
In general we don't want anybody to walk into a...
The latest SoE Podcast is now available on the podcasts page at http://station.sony.com;
episode 23 is a "Best of" edition where the podcast team looks back at some of the best moments thus far.
Best of the Official SOE Podcast
Hear 4 Great Parody commercials, interviews from all 3 server hamsters and some great interviews of...
Batch 14 of the StarCraft II Q&A is up on the official StarCraft II forums over at http://www.battle.net
In the upcoming weeks, I'm putting together a special Q&A specifically for our map editors, to help get you guys excited in creating UMS maps for our community!
Chat with Devs: The StarCraft II team is trying out what it would...
Yep, that's right! There's already another patch ready for testing; luckily this one shouldn't be on the PTR for 2 months since it's simple holiday content.
Hortus posted about it on the PTR forums.
We will be putting up the 2.2.2 PTR realms later this afternoon.
The 2.2.2 Patch will contain new holiday content for October, first...
If you're curious what the various pre-order dyes are gonna look like on certain classes, then your wait is over... almost!
Flagship Studios has released an image each of the past two days that shows off the special pre-order dye kits available from each of the retailers. Certain dye kits are only available from specific retailers, so be sure to...
There's a new Kingdom Reborn patch available for you UO fans; you can read the patch notes for it below. Don't forget - the Kingdom Reborn UI allows XML modification, so be sure to upload your interface mods to Curse and share them with the world!
KR Client vers. 220.127.116.11
Fixed bug that caused the mouse cursor to disappear
few questions and blue response for SC2's Batch 13 Q&A
except for the question/response about the system requirements, the rest are IMO are kinda useless
This batch we'll answering some more of the fan site questions that have been submitted to us. In addition, I was able to grab some time from Kaéo Milker (Producer) and Tony Hsu (Associate...
The Daily Quest is a blog set up here on Curse that provides the player base with references, information and discussions about all things World of Warcraft and beyond.
With the help of Curse, our first few weeks have gone tremendously well and to celebrate the success of The Daily Quest, we have featured our very first competition for our readers...
Well, the 2.2 PTR has been shut down, so that means the patch is imminent - possibly next Tuesday, though they may still be doing some internal testing of the final build, which could delay it if they find anything last-minute. That aside, there are a few interesting posts on the forums.
Hortus announces that the 2.2 PTR has been shut...
The release date for the 4th Final Fantasy XI expansion - Wings of the Goddess - has been announced. Square Enix posted a brief news snippet on FFXI PlayOnline website talking about the date.
Take a step back in time and uncover the breathtaking mysteries surrounding Vana'diel's violent past when the long-awaited fourth installment in the...
Flying Lab Software and Sony Online Entertainment have announced details of the special pre-order package available for Flying Lab's hotly anticipated upcoming game, Pirates of the Burning Sea.
Players will be able to begin pre-ordering the game on Tuesday, October 23rd. There are some cool exclusive features of the pre-order package, so you...
Yesterday afternoon, Blizzard officially opened up the Wrath of the Lich King (WotLK) forum as part of the World of Warcraft forums world wide.
Among the topics and discussions, Schwick has compiled a thread of confirmed features in the new expansion pack and wowinsider strategically timed the release of certain tidbits about the expansion with...
Grab free iPhone Touch, keep eyes on Triple Surprise event.
With the constant release of material and scenes, GodsWar Onlinehttp://gw.igg.com has steadily grown in popularity with many players and closed Alpha Testing for the game will be here soon. In order to create a fantastic world with all the characteristics of Greek Mythology, our...
A while back I posted about my next instalment of "Info about" topic regarding all gathered information about 2.3/2.4 and beyond along with Wrath of the Lich King news.
This time I come back with the latest instalment. The only change (besides weekly updates) is that the expansion information and patch information have been split into two topics...
This is pretty important to get out there; SoE will be performing maintenance on all of their services on September 25th, as per the website announcement and that means that access to SoE games, websites, message boards, Knowledge Base, Station store and other services will be unavailable for approximately 24 hours.
SoE News Update wrote:
Blues, blues, everywhere a blue post. The communication of information from the Community team has been great of late, and there's more of it for you today.
Timbal talks about a new WotLK forum.
You can find the forum here, complete with a cool, unique icon!
The forum to which your thread was relocated is a new forum for...
Well that didn't take long. The E For All Expo has already replaced the now-defunct World Series of Video Games with a new league to represent the eSports competition at the expo.
IDG World Expo - the organizers of E For All announced that Major League Gaming (MLG) will be hosting a post-season tournament at the expo, featuring the world's top...
Areae, Inc. - founded by Raph Koster, a well-known figurehead in the game industry(and sometimes controversial) - announced their super secret project last night. Raph has been talking about something cool and unique brewing for a bit over a year now, and to finally see the details of most of it, is intriguing for sure.
Metaplace is a new online...
Blue post recap time for today; the CM team is at it again on the US forums. Not much activity on the EU forums today, but nevertheless, we have to keep you updated! I'm sure everyone is getting tired of hearing about Death Knights by now, so I left that out of the topic, but read on for some comments on Death Knight lore.
Drysc clarifies Season 3...
Finally, a step in the right direction for video games that are under fire for being "too violent," or whatever other tripe the decision makers in the US want to call them.
GameDaily BIZ is reporting that the Oklahoma video game law that would have gone into effect November 1st, 2006 prior to an injunction, has been killed off entirely thanks to a...
Tomorrow - September 19th - is the International Talk Like A Pirate Day and to celebrate, Flying Lab Software will be throwing a huge bash in Seattle, as Pirates of the Burning Sea is the official game of Talk Like A Pirate Day.
In addition to the salty-sea fun of the Seattle Aquarium, Seattle’s own Sea-Fair Pirates and their pirate ship, The...
It's Monday, and boy do we have a number of blue posts today to recap, so let's get started! Maybe this should be called the "Bornakk and Drysc Show" because they've both been very active on the US forums. In all fairness, though, Vaneras has been on their heels over on the EU forums. This is a long read, so buckle your seatbelts and prepare for...