OnRPG Shotgun News 6/28: Guild Wars 2, Team Fortress 2, SMITE, and More!
By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG Journalist
Uncharted Waters Online Expansion
Seafaring MMO Uncharted Waters Online announces the latest expansion to the game called Great Plains. The expansion introduces the Wild West with expansive prairies and grasslands. New quests include discovering national monuments and animals. The Epic Sea Feud event will be taking place from June 28th to June 30th when France will ally with Spain to defend against Venice, the Netherlands and the Ottomans.
Tribal Wars Summer Games
InnoGames has launched the summer games for Tribal Wars. Players can enter the tournament anytime in the next two months for the chance to will prizes which include iPads, and Galaxy S2 smart phones.
Guild Wars 2
The news every Guild Wars 2 fan has been waiting for has finally come. Guild Wars 2 will launch on August 28th, 2012 for both North Americans and Europeans. To ensure the highest quality launch possible the final beta weekend will be taking place July 20th-22nd.
The President of the Universal Society of Hinduism has asked SMITE creators Hi Rez to remove Kali and other Hindu deities from the game as it trivialized the deities and degenerating their importance. Todd Harris from Hi Rez studios responded saying that SMITE would be released with more, not fewer gods.
Team Fortress 2 Meet the Pyro
The Team Fortress 2 Meet the characters videos have been enjoyed by fans and nonfans alike. The Meet the Pyro video was hoped to answer some questions about the character but was instead just a fantastic video. When it was released the Team Fortress 2 website felt the strain as people all over the world tried watching it.