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?
When today's maintenance is complete, Black Desert Online players will be able to enjoy a new event called Golden Goal. Players, through gameplay, try to collect a variety of colored balls that can be traded for a special Golden Ball currency that can be traded to Morco of the Crow Merchants Guild located in several cities. In addition, the Guild Crafting system has been overhauled and is now live in game. The Lahn Leveling Event is also still ongoing. Check out the full update notes on the Black Desert Online site. … [Read more...] about Golden Goal Event Celebrates the World Cup BDO-Style
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
In all our many roundups at the turn of the year, we’ve never done one on the legal dramas that have affected the MMO genre. That changes today! Of note, there’s… the lockbox scuffle as various countries turn their watchful gaze on the industry and self-regulation collapses in a puddle of shrugs; the Crytek lawsuit against Star Citizen studio Cloud Imperium; the potential for dead online games to skirt DMCA laws; multiple Pokemon Go-inspired lawsuits and criminal trials; the end of the Warner Bros. and Tolkien estate lawsuit; the continuation of the Oculus/ZeniMax Media lawsuit; the cease-and-desist filed against Asheron’s Call emulators; and a whole ton of Blizzard lawsuits, including the capsizing of the Bossland cheaters following multiple Blizz victories. My favorite, however, is Andrew’s research into whether lockboxes legally constitute gambling – from last January. Enjoy! Call of Duty swatting incident leads to man’s death in Kansas … [Read more...] about A look back at the MMO industry’s law dramas of 2017