Let’s start this off with some sadder news. Let’s shift to some good news now, yeah? The upcoming MMORPG Mad World is holding what is being referred to as a “Real, traditional alpha test” – Yup, there will be no founder packs or anything of that nature to guarantee you get into future Alpha tests. For fans of Star Trek Online, or console fans more specifcally, you’ll be happy to learn that the Mirror of Discovery update that launched onto PC in Jaunary of this year has arrived on consoles! Following suit with NCSoft, Blizzard and En Masse laying off employees, Portalarium, the team behind Shroud of the Avatar have announced the closure of their official office. In one of the most bizarre crossovers I’ve ever seen, TERA has introduced PubG themed cosmetics and monsters in-game. I did a video on Riders of Icarus in August 2018 that went on to get almost 100,000 views.. so clearly interest is there, however, nobody seems to … [Read more...] about MMORPG News: Ascent: Infinite Realm BETA, Traha, Astellia, Mad World, Anarchy, Albion, BDO & More
Get Black Desert on SteamPearl Abyss Executive Producer Jaehee Kim has a message for western Black Desert players today. It’s not gonna look all that different to what the companies posted for Korean players earlier in the month, but there are a few new morsels to chew over. For example, PA reiterates that it plans to reverse its stance on nerfing and buffing (it will nerf stuff from here on out that deserves it rather than succumb to powercreep philosophy). The Musa and Ranger in particular are getting buffs, too. The studio is also working on making the militia system more efficient and player-friendly, to simplify the UI, to craft better patch notes, and to optimize the game client – something players tired of downloading massive files every other week will surely be happy about. “We dramatically changed our data storage/compression methods and removed all resulting nullified data,” Kim explains. “Based on Korea, the download has decreased to one-third … [Read more...] about Pearl Abyss to western Black Desert players: ‘We want BDO to last for another 20-30 years’
Black Desert Online is a high fantasy, action combat MMORPG that blends theme park and sandbox elements into a huge game world, and it’s probably very well known for its graphics and aesthetics. When creating a brand new character you’ll to pick and choose from a wide variety of classes, all with unique play styles but do keep in mind that they will be gender locked. The good news is, the game does offer the gender equivalent of each class and as an example, the Male Ninja’s counterpart is the female Kunoichi. The Best Combat System Yet The game’s combat system is action based which requires you to manually face and target enemies with your reticule to engage in combat. Each of the classes has their own unique abilities and skills that need a combination of keys, or combos, to execute. There are plenty of in-game visual guides to help you through it which is great, as the learning curve can be quite high at the beginning. As you gain more … [Read more...] about Black Desert Online Review 2018: Is BDO Worth Playing?
Welcome back to another Weekly Byte of MMORPG News! Let’s kick this off with what is probably the largest MMORPG announcement since TERA announced they were porting their game to consoles.. and that is that Microsoft revealed that Black Desert Online will begin beta testing on Xbox One come Fall, 2018.Players are able to sign up for the beta test on the official Black Desert Xbox site – so if you want the chance to play it first, make sure you visit the website! Don’t miss out on the chance to play Black Desert on consoles! Next up is the crowdfunded MMORPG Life Is Feudal: MMO. The game launched earlier this year to quite a bit of criticism, and has since been running on fumes. Nexon have recently announced a secondary round of closed beta testing for MapleStory 2. Their goal with the second closed beta is to stress test their servers – something Bless Online should’ve done before launching, honestly.Once we’re told exactly how many … [Read more...] about Your Weekly Byte Of MMORPG News: Bless Online, MapleStory 2 CBT Keys, Fallout 76, BDO Console
The Black Desert Online Twitter (and forum) have been updated with the news that the new Lahn class is now available in the game. She brings "aerial acrobatics and fast-paced combat" to players who choose to play her. Players can take part in the Lahn Level-up Challenge from today through May 13th. In addition to the Lahn, players can look for additional changes to all classes and are asked to provide feedback to the team. The list of changes to classes is extensive, so head over to the Black Desert Online site to see what's happened to your favorite class. … [Read more...] about The Lahn Breezes Into BDO Along with Across-the-Board Class Changes