OnRPG Shotgun News 10/9: RIFT, EVE, Arctic Combat, and Much More!
By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG Journalist
Rift Announces 1.11: Tempest Rising
Trion has announced that update 1.11, Tempest Rising is coming to RIFT in early November. With it will come the huge worldwide soul reset as every soul sees huge changes in preparation of the level cap change and addition of new souls. A four phase event leads up to Crucia, the dragon of air being unleashed. Anyone who has preordered Storm Legion will get early access to the first dungeon in the expansion, Exodus of the Storm Queen. As is Rift tradition there will also be a free weekend from November 7-11.
EVE Store Closing Until 2013
CCP has announced that the EVE store would be closed on the last day of October and stay closed until 2013. They’ll be spending the time upgrading and revamping the store. A massive sale is going on now until they close the store or as long as supplies last.
Arctic Combat Announces Second Closed Beta
Starting tomorrow players will once again have access to Webzen’s Arctic Combat in another closed beta event. The regional qualification tournaments for North America and Europe will also be held. In addition two new maps will be revealed and the newly added customization system will be in place to give players even more variety than before. A new clan system is also being added which is hoped to enhance team based gameplay.
The Colonial Age Comes to Forge of Empires
InnoGames has added a new age to it’s new browser game Forge of Empires. In the international version of the game players will now be able to travel beyond the late middle ages giving them access to new technology, weapons and units. The update will be following soon for German and French audiences.