Aeria Games has released its first teaser information concerning Eden Eternal. In Eden Eternal, players are not limited to just one class per character. Rather, players have the option to freely swap between up to 15 classes (12 will be available during Beta). Today OnRPG has a first look at the warrior branch.
ALT1, the Twelve Sky and Twelve Sky 2 developer, has released the Troy website through ALT1 Games on May 5th in preparation for their first Closed Beta on May 13th! Finally, information regarding this secret project has been released to the public.
Funcom, developers of next gen MMORPG The Secret World, have recently unveiled a new addition to their website. There are now detailed character profiles for major NPCs (non-player characters) vital to the telling of the story behind The Secret World. This caught us at OnRPG by surprise that a gaming company would put so much effort into the development of NPC characters when so many games before them have ignored NPCs as emotionless dispensers of quests/rewards.
I will bet my fat cat's balls that at least once in your life, you have wondered what you would do if there was a zombie attack in your neighbourhood. You can continue pondering on your immediate escape route or feel a rush of panic, but why waste time thinking of the scenario alone when you can simulate the experience with a thousand others in Zombie Pandemic?
These action shooter RPG hybrids aren't strictly role-playing games, but it did offer an interesting view into what blockbuster first person shooters and intense driving games would be like as RPGs. One title that managed to gather inspiration from the genre and didn't end up with a tacked on levelling mechanic was 2006's Hitman Blood Money. The fourth title in IO Interactive's famed assassin simulator, Agent 47's next-gen debut was a thrilling adventure of violent espionage that still surprises to this day.
Perfect World Entertainment has announced that Rusty Hearts, its highly anticipated, upcoming hack' n slash dungeon-crawler, multiplayer online game developed by Stairway Games, will make its first debut at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) from June 7-9.
Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime has announced that he will be dropping new info about the upcoming Diablo 3 beta at the latest Blizzard earnings call, happening tonight.
Entering the MMO scene is Marvel Super Hero Squad Online, an MMO web browser game that takes players into the world of Marvel Comics. In this game, players take control of existing Marvel characters such as Cyclops, Ms. Marvel and Captain America.
Welcome back to part 2 of my analysis of the debate between veterans and casuals over the validity of hardcore oldschool games. For those that missed Part 1 in which I built up how this debate came about, check it out here. Now on to a look at how this connects to MMOs.
After reading a series of review comments from different sites, and listening to countless rants from RPG, Fighting, and Shooter game enthusiasts, I figured that a lot of players are still not ready to move on to the next generation of gaming. Sure, the graphics are intense and the textures are exquisitely solid, but some gamers still think that nothing gets more hardcore than oldschool gaming. Are games really getting easier by the minute? Does it mean that the future holds nothing more than games with a default "easy mode" difficulty?
Gamania Digital Entertainment announced today that the wait is almost over, the final closed beta for Lucent Heart is confirmed for May 12th. After introducing the community to the land of Acadia during recent sneak peek beta events, Gamania is ready to enter the next phase of testing, inviting players to put Lucent Heart through its paces during the highly anticipated two week Badass Friends Forever (BFF) closed beta.