OnRPG Shotgun News 9/28: TSW, Valve, End of Nations, and Much More!
By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG Journalist
The Secret World on Sale This Weekend
The Secret World is on sale this weekend on the official website. For this weekend only you can purchase the game which comes with 30 days of game time for 50% off.
World of Warcraft Offering Free Server Transfers
For a short time WoW is offering free server transfers to help deal with some of the long queues that have surfaced after the release of Mists of Pandaria. You don’t get to pick which one you can transfer to but they have tried to match up similar types of servers. Once the server you can transfer to fills you will be unable to transfer there.
Get EVE for $5 This Weekend
CCP has teamed up with Amazon to offer EVE for $5 this weekend. This includes all of the expansions and even the limited edition of Inferno. The code you receive for your purchase is only good for new or trial accounts and includes 30 days of game time.
Save CoH Movement Gets 20k Signatures and Starts Charity Event
The Save City of Heroes movement has received 20,000 signatures on it’s online petition to save the game. In addition today they announced a new unity event in which they will be taking part in the yearly Extra Life event to raise money for children’s hospitals. The announcement was made by Co-leader Maressa on the Titan Network forums and the official City of Heroes forums.
Valve Not Being Sold
During an interview at Eurogamer Expo Chet Faliszek from Valve killed the rumor that NCSoft and Nexon were in talks with Valve to purchase the company. The rumor started a few days ago when a South Korean newspaper ran the story saying that the companies had met in Hawaii.
End of Nations Coming to Russia
Trion has announced that its free to play military strategy game End of Nations will be fully localized in Russian. End of Nations Executive Producer David Luehmann had this to say about it, “The tremendous interest we have seen from the Russian End of Nations community during Beta testing has demonstrated that there’s a huge passion for massive scale military strategy gaming in Eastern Europe.”
Pockie Pirates Gets Stylish Updgrades
NGames has introduced new character designs battle effects and more in today’s latest version of Pockie Pirates. Each gender has been recreated based on the appearance of One Piece characters. The UI has been given a few updates as well to make it more user friendly.