Players are once again bracing themselves for a big market change come February 20th, as the marketplace value of pearl shop items is next week doubling. That’s to “reflect the dramatic value fluctuations of various items,” the studio says, asking players to “reserve your judgement until you have had a chance to experience the system and the new economy firsthand.” … [Read more...] about Black Desert: Xbox One beta preload, market value doubling, goldseller crackdown, and Dark Rifts event
Assets worth 11bn seized in turkey crackdown
On April 6th, the U.S. Department of the Treasury targeted several Russian oligarchs and froze their assets due to “destabilizing activities” by these figures (including suspected interference in the 2016 U.S. election). One of the oligarchs so punished was Viktor Vekselberg, who owns the Renova Group conglomerate and its subsidiary, Columbus Nova. … [Read more...] about Daybreak’s Russian parent company’s assets are frozen by the U.S. government
Dentola Studios is a shady indie developer peddling premade Unity store projects and trying to sell them via Steam Greenlight. How do I know this for a fact? Because the photo above and the photo below are both the exact same thing, however they come from two sources: The first, said shady developer’s Steam Greenlight page. The second, the Unity asset store it was purchased from for $20 USD. We have officially hit a low point. … [Read more...] about Greenlight Fraudsters: Asset-Flip Developer Dentola Studios Files Bogus Copyright Claim
The Style One of the best aspects of the game for me personally, were the awesome cosmetic gear options. I am a huge fan of transmogging or whatever a given game calls it, and if my character looks awesome I feel awesome about playing it. One of the coolest things that The Secret World has going for it, is that essentially all visible gear is cosmetic by nature, and you can swap between looks freely while you are out in the field. All items you pick up go into a dressing room and you can swap bits whenever you feel like it. The actually “gear” that gives you statistics are your weapons and a number of talismans… necklaces, bracelets, rings etc… that are other than your weapon non-visible gear. To make weapons cosmetic as well, they give you the ability to create a weapon mold that can chance the appearance of an item. Combined this gives players extreme freedom in expressing their characters… but sadly that … [Read more...] about MMOs Worth Playing: The Secret World
When there’s nothing left to do and you’ve expended all your Vitality, there’s still one last thing that will advance your character: AFK Mode. As one might imagine, AFK Mode is just that, a way to grind without actually having to be present for anything. Sure, the game normally plays itself during combat, but there’s still plenty of clicking to be done while doing nothing. In AFK Mode, none of that nonsense is necessary. It’s also the place where acquire the Code item, and where you get the resources needed to upgrade them. So even if you find yourself playing HXH Online 24 hours a day, then there’s still a good reason to spend some time AFKing. … [Read more...] about Hunter X Hunter 2018 Review: Is It Worth Playing?