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Betawatch: June 21 - 27, 2014

This week, sandbox hopeful Pathfinder Online kicked off a pay-to-play alpha for its Kickstarter donors and folks who bought access through the game's website. What else is new in the world of MMO betas? World of Warcraft began its closed beta for Warlords of Draenor. Swordsman will slash its...

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Swordsman slashes its way into open beta on July 3rd

Perfect World Entertainment has just announced that its martial arts-flavored Swordsman MMO will enter open beta on July 3rd, bringing to an end the closed beta that began on June 17th. Special $60 hero packs were announced yesterday. To coincide with the announcement, Swordsman Product Manager...

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Swordsman opens up sales of its Hero's Pack

Swordsman is currently in closed beta, but it's moving into open beta soon, and as is now the tradition, that means it's time to offer players a chance to buy the game. Sort of. The game is free-to-play, but if you feel like dropping $60 on the game before it launches, you can pick up the Hero's...

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Betawatch: June 14 - June 20, 2014

Funcom's LEGO Minifigures Online launched into open beta earlier this week, hoping players will stay a bit longer than they did in the last LEGO MMO. What else is new in the land of betas this week? Black Gold Online enters open beta today. Premium beta #2 for Elite: Dangerous kicks off next...

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Swordsman gracefully leaps into closed beta

Sharpen your blades, for Swordsman has started closed beta and there's no going back. Perfect World Entertainment announced today that the free-to-play martial arts MMO has begun closed beta testing in the West. The closed beta will take place only for a limited time, ending on June 27th, but...

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E3 2014: Hands-on with Swordsman and Dawn of the Immortals

I have a problem: I like a lot of the mechanics in Wuxia games like Age of Wushu, but I have trouble getting into them. Perfect World Entertainment's Swordsman Online, while lacking some of the mechanics of AoW, might have a mixture that catches people off-guard. And while you're off-guard, PWE's...

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Watch Swordsman's gameplay trailer

Eighty million Chinese players can't be wrong, right? If numbers can't impress you, perhaps seeing Swordsman in action might. Perfect World Entertainment released a new gameplay trailer for Swordsman today, giving a quick overview of the game, its world, and especially its fast-paced combat. It...

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Swordsman announces closed beta dates

Eagerly anticipating a chance to dive into Swordsman testing? Then you're in luck -- the closed beta is kicking off next month. Beta will start on June 16th at 5:00 p.m. EDT and run until June 27th at 5:00 p.m. EDT, giving players a first look at the game. Registering for beta appears to mean a...

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Swordsman trailer introduces poison cultists and kung fu masters

Tell me, do you prefer poison or ice with your martial arts? Either way, Perfect World has you covered with the upcoming Swordsman. The publisher posted a trailer today highlighting the next three classes in the game. There's the Shaolin, a kung fu master; the Five Venoms, a cultist who idolizes...

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Betawatch: April 12 - 18, 2014

This week, Trion expanded Trove's "adventurer" supporter tier, which costs $20, to include instant access to the game's ongoing alpha test. What else is new in the world of MMO betas this round? Shards posted a survey for hopeful alpha test candidates (thanks, Siphaed!). WildStar showed off new...

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