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Guild Wars 2 Unveils ‘Flame And Frost’ Update

Flame And Frost Update Released For Guild Wars 2

ArenaNet and NCsoft made a promise to add new content to Guild Wars 2 on a regular basis, and it looks like they are actually keeping their word. Today, the developers announced that the latest major content update for Guild Wars 2, the long awaited Flame and Frost Prelude, is now live on all servers…. Read more »

The Inquisitr Gaming MMO Update For January 2013

January 2013 MMO Update

The new year has arrived and online gamers are once again faced with the dilemma of which MMOS to play. There are so many great games to choose from and whittling down the list can be a difficult and painful decision. Players must decide if they will focus on just one game or play several… Read more »

‘The Secret World’ Dropping Subscription Requirement

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When Funcom’s latest MMO, The Secret World, launched earlier this year, it launched as a subscription-based title in a genre now filled with free-to-play offerings. Perhaps inevitably given lower than expected sales, Funcom has decided to drop the subscription requirement. Rather than going the free-to-play route that is all the rage in the MMO space,… Read more »

‘Guild Wars 2’: A Solid MMO In Search Of An End Game

Guild Wars 2 Lacks An End Game

It is hard to dislike Guild Wars 2. The game has wonderful graphics, strong characters, and probably the smoothest and most enjoyable leveling experience ever seen in an MMO. The crafting is fun and useful, the economy is working as intended, and even the item shop works well without unbalancing the game. When I first… Read more »

Game Director Joe Bylos Talks About His Plans For ‘The Secret World’

Joe Bylos Discusses His Plans For The Secret World

Newly appointed Game Director Joe Bylos has big plans to get The Secret World back on track following several months of sluggish sales for the horror flavored MMO. Funcom, the game’s publisher, no plans at present to deviate from the subscription based model that many big name games have abandoned in recent months. Instead, they… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria’ Review: Part Four

Exploring The New WOW Expansion

Welcome to part four of The Inquisitr’s in-game review of World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria. Before we begin our latest look at the new WoW expansion, please indulge your humble author and permit me to brag just a little. Yes, my fellow gamers, you are looking at a screenshot of your favorite writer on… Read more »

‘WOW Mists Of Pandaria’ Review: Part Two

WOW Mists Of Pandaria Review Part 2

Welcome to part two of The Inquisitr’s hands-on review of the World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria expansion. In part one of our review, we explored the Mists of Pandaria launch. After spending the last two days leveling my 85 Orc hunter, I decided to take a break from playing my main character and roll… Read more »

Having A Blast Playing ‘Guild Wars 2’: Level 80 And Beyond

Guild Wars 2 Is A Blast

I am having an absolute blast playing Guild Wars 2. I can honestly say this is the first game I have ever played in which I actually enjoyed every second of leveling my character. GW2 manages to make leveling such a smooth and effective experience that you almost wish there were 80 more levels to… Read more »

ArenaNet Reopens Guild Wars 2 Digital Sales

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Not long after the launch of Guild Wars 2, ArenaNet made the rather surprising decision to shut down digital sales after a flood of new players overwhelmed the servers which caused less than ideal conditions for players. Nearly two weeks later, ArenaNet is now feeling more confident that its servers will be able to hold… Read more »

Marvel Heroes Closed Beta Kicks Off October 1

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Developer Gazillion Entertainment announced today that, in just a few weeks, its superhero-themed action RPG / MMO, Marvel Heroes, will be entering into closed beta. The Marvel Heroes beta kicks off on October 1, but only a limited number of players will be able to get in, seeing as it’s a closed beta. If you’d… Read more »

Planetside 2 Beta Delayed At The Last Minute

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July 31, 2012 will go down in history as the day Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) President John Smedley made gamers cry, when he announced the Planetside 2 Beta was delayed at the last minute. MMOFPS fans everywhere had circled July 31 on their calenders weeks ago, in anticipation of finally getting to see if the… Read more »

The Secret World Celebrates Its One Month Anniversary

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The Secret World celebrates its one month anniversary on August 3, 2012. Ragnar Tornquist, the game’s producer, and the team at Funcom, invite gamers to join the celebration for a full weekend of excitement from Friday, August 3rd at 4pm GMT until Monday, August 6th at 7am GMT. Explore the mysteries and marvels of a… Read more »

Star Wars The Old Republic Struggles To Regain Its Mojo

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Gamers have known for months that Star Wars: The Old Republic (SW: TOR) is in trouble. Those of us who have played SW:TOR from the beginning have seen more of our friends and guild mates disappear from the game every day. Over the last seven months, since the game launched in December, 2011, many guilds… Read more »

World Of Warcraft Mists Of Pandaria Begins September 25, 2012

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Well, gamers and fans of World Of Warcraft; the wait is almost over. If you were among the well informed gamers who read our series, The Hottest MMORPGS To Play This Summer, you may have wondered why we included Mists of Pandaria as a summertime game. Did we know something or were we just guessing,… Read more »

Guild Wars 2 Open Beta Ends in Triumph; Game Launches August 28, 2012

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The final Guild Wars 2 open beta weekend is over and the game’s developers at ArenaNet must be smiling ear to ear. The event was a complete and highly satisfying success. Servers were packed with excited players and the game performed flawlessly. Now we must wait patiently for a month, while the developers put the… Read more »

Guild Wars 2 Final Open Beta Weekend Begins Friday July 20, 2012

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Friday, July 20, 2012, is big day for fans of MMOS (massively multi-player online role-playing games). At 12 Noon, PST, invited players and those of us who pre-ordered Guild Wars 2, will be able to participate in the final open beta weekend for this long awaited game. Online gamers and MMO fans have enjoyed a… Read more »

The Secret World Launch Is A Resounding Success

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Well gamers, the big day finally arrived. The long awaited launch of The Secret World began with a resounding success today, Friday June 29, 2012. Players who made the decision to pre-order the game were given the privilege of four days of early access before the official launch on July 3, 2012. Servers were packed… Read more »

The Secret World Comes Alive

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Online gamers only have 3 weeks left to wait until July 3, 2012, when The Secret World MMORPG will finally be available to play. The Secret World has been voted one of the most highly anticipated MMORPGS of 2012 and after our own in depth look at the game, we have to concur. The Secret… Read more »

Star Wars; The Old Republic Reveals Future Plans At E3

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The E3 audience rippled with excitement on June 4, 2012, when Bioware co-founder, Dr. Ray Muzyka, revealed his company’s plans for Star Wars; The Old Republic (SW; TOR). Hoping to regain the initial enthusiasm that led to a record breaking one million subscribers for the game’s debut in December, 2011, the folks at Bioware have… Read more »

The Hottest MMORPGS To Play This Summer – Aion

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There are so many MMORPGS to choose from that deciding which games to play this summer can be difficult and confusing. To help our readers sort through all the clutter and make the choice a bit easier, we decided to share our picks for the very best online games. This week we will begin with… Read more »

The Hottest MMORPGS To Play This Summer – Tera

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Today we will be revealing the third of our selections for the hottest MMORPGS to play this summer; Tera. Out of the many games to choose from, this brand new MMORPG from South Korea’s BlueHole Studios offers gamers something completely new and different. Tera has introduced the most innovative and unique combat system ever seen… Read more »