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Fallen Earth set to release on September 9th

Almost as if they could read our thoughts, Fallen Earth LLC announced the game's release date just as we were wondering when said announcement would be made. The game will be made available at both retail and through digital distribution, although no mention was made of which services will be...

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L80ETC interview brings the thunder

Are you one of the 11 million people playing World of Warcraft? Frustrated by your enormous amount of down-time while waiting for the hot tastiness of the 3.1 patch today? Into Heavy Metal? You're in luck! Just in time for 10+ hours of agonizing maintenance (and probably a few extra hours of...

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The Digital Continuum: Rock Band, the MMO

At first thought, a Rock Band-inspired MMO may not sound like the greatest idea to everyone. I've actually entertained the idea for a long time now, only shove it aside as a crazy notion. But the thing kept popping back into the forefront of my mind so often that I couldn't discount it as...

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The Daily Grind: Cutting the combat

Combat in MMORPGs, along with loot, stats, levels, experience points and powers are all what used to be counted as 'wargame mechanics' in the early days of RPGs (though, paradoxically, these days the industry refers to the same elements as RPG mechanics). Driven by numbers -- the one thing a...

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Tabula blogger travels to NCsoft Europe

Tabula Blogger recently got to take a trip to NCsoft Europe headquarters and meet the fine folks who make up the Tabula Rasa Europe team. It sounds like things went exceedingly well, as Tabula Blogger had all good things to say about their experience. You can read all the crazy exploits of the...

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NCsoft Europe's 2nd podcast, featuring War Witch

The second episode of the Official NCsoft Europe podcast (called that because no one's been able to come up with a better name, apparently) is up, and concerns itself mostly with a revisiting of the Ultimate Heroic Weekend. From all accounts, it was quite the bash, and next year's event is not to be...

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One Shots: Rock Bard meets LotRO

It's time for another gaming Sunday! You know, that day of the week when many of us try to cram in as much gaming as time will permit, with some of us either multiboxing or just bouncing between as many games as we possibly can? Well, here's one group's creative take on it, managing to get in some...

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Blizzard wins the prank wars

Well, what else would you expect from the company that brought you murlocs? April Fool's day is in full effect in Blizzardlandia, and World of Warcraft isn't the only game to get the treatment, but it's a good place to start! Molten Core: for consoles Heavily trading on fond gamer memories of...

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Games that shouldn't be MMOs

Here's a corollary post to an earlier story. Our cousin site, Cinematical, has brought teh funneh with a post about which board games would make awful movies. In that spirit, we now present to you a list of games that would make terrible MMOs, in no particular order. Please note that these are...

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WRUP: Find the logos edition

Friday once again, which means it's time for us to ask What aRe yoU Playing in the wide world of MMOs. There's a lot of games out there, but you can only put your time into a few-- which ones did you choose? Our own lead blogger Krystalle Voecks is headed to not one, not two, but three raids in...

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