Star Citizen’s latest Calling All Devs dishes on recreating Earth, non-lethal weaponry, and customization

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Star Citizen’s latest Calling All Devs dishes on recreating Earth, non-lethal weaponry, and customization

This week on Star Citizen’s Calling All Devs, Jared “Disco Lando” Huckaby sits down with some of the Star Citizen and Squadron 42 devs to answer questions submitted by the game’s backers. Topics on the table for discussion this week include the challenges of recreating Earth in Star Citizen, non-lethal weapons in both space and infantry combat, FPS navigation, and...

Perfect Ten: My favorite MMORPG names

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Perfect Ten: My favorite MMORPG names

Stuff in MMOs has names. That’s… like, a defining feature. We all know that. These games have titles, and they have expansions, and they have races and classes and… you get the idea. Names. Some of those names slip out of your memory within about five minutes, and some of them stick in your head… and still others wind up...

Closers patches in a higher maximum level, even for Wolfgang

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Closers patches in a higher maximum level, even for Wolfgang

Yes, most games have their level caps arranged in intervals divisible by five, but Closers can do what it wants. The newest patch for the game includes a level cap boost for all characters to 83, noting that this applies even for Wolfgang. This, of course, is a reference to the fact that Wolfgang is still a very new character…...

Fortnite on Android has lots of fake versions with malware, spyware, and so forth

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Fortnite on Android has lots of fake versions with malware, spyware, and so forth

Hey, remember when concerns were raised about Fortnite on Android not having any built-in security by avoiding the Google Play store? After all, it’d be really easy for someone to put a fake app out there labeled as Fortnite and ask you to download and install it while you bypassed security alerts without realizing it was malicious. Luckily, Epic Games...

Check out the BlizzCon attendee swag before you catch the pre-show kickoff

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Check out the BlizzCon attendee swag before you catch the pre-show kickoff

Like Christmas, BlizzCon is arriving earlier every year. Yes, the actual convention doesn’t start until late October, but there’s a pre-show kickoff event taking place today, during which you can find out the in-game Overwatch skin awarded to all ticket holders both real and virtual. (We assume there will be other virtual stuff, but it’s not on the list.) You...

Blade & Soul’s Warden’s Fury goes live today, introducing Warden class, Shadowmoor dungeon, and more

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Blade & Soul’s Warden’s Fury goes live today, introducing Warden class, Shadowmoor dungeon, and more

Today, Blade & Soul is receiving its newest content update, Warden’s Fury, which brings with it Act 9 of the game’s main storyline, a new dungeon, balance and system changes, and most importantly, the titular Warden class. The headliner of the update is, of course, the greatsword-wielding Warden, which was the subject of an overview post last week. Warden’s Fury...