Conqueror’s Blade plans early access, promotes founder packs for beta

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Conqueror’s Blade plans early access, promotes founder packs for beta

You’d be forgiven for having forgotten about Conqueror’s Blade, both because it’s been in development for years and because it’s a bit outside the traditional MMORPG wheelhouse as more of a tactical game – like RISK the MMO. But it’s finally coming to early access in the west. “Global publisher My.com and developer Booming Games are proud to announce that...

LOTRO’s new Christmas quest is now live

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LOTRO’s new Christmas quest is now live

Looking to keep out of trouble in Middle-earth? Lord of the Rings Online is field-testing a brand-new Christmas quest for the next week — and bringing back its Yule Festival content during that period for anyone who wouldn’t mind snagging more tokens and rewards. “A new quest has arrived in Frostbluff called Stolen Sweets,” SSG said. “Visit snowy locations throughout...

Final Fantasy XI plans new content for its August update

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Final Fantasy XI plans new content for its August update

Do you want to fight Iroha in Final Fantasy XI? Of course not, she’s a perfect darling and wonderful. But fighting her is one of the new bits of content arriving in the game as part of the August version update, so you’ll need to get over that impulse. Luckily, you’ll have the option to fight her at one of...

TERA’s 2018 console roadmap includes new classes, new endgame dungeons, and plenty of balancing and events

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TERA’s 2018 console roadmap includes new classes, new endgame dungeons, and plenty of balancing and events

If you’re still reeling from yesterday’s revelation that TERA is merging its console servers from 22 down to seven, then you can cheer yourself right up with a peek at the game’s 2018 content roadmap. En Masse was delivering the bad news first, apparently! In August, players can expect the Gridiron PvP battleground, plus two in-game events; then in September...

Fortnite’s Fly Explosives mode is live for you jetpack and pew pew junkies

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Fortnite’s Fly Explosives mode is live for you jetpack and pew pew junkies

Fortnite’s 5.10 update is live today with yet more uber weapons and the return of the jetpack in the new limited time mode dubbed Fly Explosives. “BOOM! The new Fly Explosives Limited Time Mode is here and it’s a blast for the whole squad. Use Jetpacks to fly above your foes and rain down in this explosives only game mode,”...

Albion Online’s Merlyn update is live with faction warfare and crafter tweak – here’s the new trailer!

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Albion Online’s Merlyn update is live with faction warfare and crafter tweak – here’s the new trailer!

Albion Online’s enriched its sandbox self with another big update today, this one the long-awaited Merlyn patch. As we’ve been covering, the most interesting bit for existing players is surely the complete overhaul and implementation of the faction system in the sandbox, which allows players to fight for one of five city-based factions for loot and fame. Crafters and traders...

EA adds new Origin Access premier membership that includes Anthem head start

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EA adds new Origin Access premier membership that includes Anthem head start

Do you trust EA with your money? Want to do so on a regular basis? Then you are set up and primed for the company’s new premium Origin Access subscription service. This service, which is now live, adds a $15/month “premier” subscription tier on top of its previous $5/month basic service. The service promises a five-day head start access for...

Rend is hitting Early Access today

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Rend is hitting Early Access today

It’s time to try a different sort of survival sandbox with the launch of Rend’s Early Access today. You can pick up the game’s current version right now for $30 on Steam, a game which you may have noticed we continually give out high praise for whenever we get our hands on it. Naturally, there’s a trailer just below along...

Why I Play: Trove’s Geode changed me from a visitor to a player

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Why I Play: Trove’s Geode changed me from a visitor to a player

Trove’s Geode expansion has been a game-changer – and I mean it in more ways than one. The latest update/expansion to the colorful voxel-based game did indeed offer a major big change to the game as players knew it. Launched a month ago, Geode introduced not just a new zone but a whole new world filled with new NPC for...