With SWTOR announcing some exiting things like a return to a Sith vs Jedi storyline in the upcoming December 2018 update, we decided to jump back in and replay the game to see what’s different. While not much has drastically changed, there are things that need improvements. Here’s some suggestions. Overall Difficulty SWTOR can probably be played with one eye closed if all you’re doing is playing through the main story chapters for both class and the newer expansions. Gameplay has been streamlined so much that compared to launch 7 years ago now, leveling and finishing up content solo has become a walk in the park and the norm. Boss fights in story instances aren’t a threat since your companions can pretty much overcome them with minimal help, and the overall feeling of the game is that it’s focus seem to be entirely on the store, rather than tweaking these gameplay annoyances. Should SWTOR be harder? I think so. Finding the right balance is crucial, and to … [Read more...] about SWTOR 2018: 5 Things Star Wars The Old Republic Should Change To Attract Players
Best case gaming 2018
As the year comes to a close, we’re highlighting the best MMORPG titles to look forward to next year. 2018 has been a great year for online gaming and MMORPG games in particular. A select few games in particular led the way with excellent content addition this year, while others that are still in development has teased great features for the future. Based on this, we’re listing the best MMORPG of 2019 to keep an eye on. This features plenty of usual suspects based on their 2018 performance so far, including those that are set for release in 2019. Best Triple A MMORPG 2019 Elder Scrolls Online (PC/PS4/XB) The Elder Scrolls Online is having a fantastic year. Zenimax Online Studios have been keeping its 10 million players and counting happy this year. The game released a full Chapter (expansion) in Summerset in 2018, in addition to numerous DLC updates like Dragon Bones and Murkmire. Not only are they content rich – but also tweaks and adds plenty of quality of life … [Read more...] about The Best MMORPG Of 2019 And Beyond
Now that we’re almost 1/12th of the way through 2018, it’s probably about time to stop anticipating the year and start experiencing it. We have already looked at MMOs coming this year, multiplayer titles on the way, the current healthiest MMOs, MMO predictions, and the best value games on the market. So what’s left? Expansions. Expansions and major content updates are what’s left. It might seem a little presumptuous to try to outline what’s coming this year, since many studios still have their long-range plans under wraps, but when we sat down in the MOP office to talk about it, we ended up with a much larger list than anticipated. So here’s a look at the major MMO expansions and content updates we are expecting and anticipating over the course of this year. After this? You’re on your own, kid. Elder Scrolls Online: Unnamed chapter Whether or not you agreed with our MMORPG of the Year award, you have to admit that ESO is really on the ball … [Read more...] about Perfect Ten: Major MMO expansions and updates to expect in 2018
World of Warcraft’s Battle for Azeroth expansion is the latest in a long series of expansions for the legendary MMORPG. Just this week, we’ve gotten news that BFA is now the fastest selling WoW expansion ever, with over 3.4 million units sold within the first 24 hours. That got us thinking – how did the other expansions do in terms of day one sales? We’ve gotten some good data from the good folks at Statista and are sharing the findings below. #1 Battle for Azeroth (3.4m units sold) In case you missed it, yes Battle for Azeroth is a hit. The latest expansion which went live August 14 brought players to two new continents in Kul Tiras and Zandalar. Both the Horde and Alliance are back at it again, and it’s that classic tale of war that’s got players excited. What also helped sell the expansion is definitely the good use of marketing and social media campaigns. When combined together with the bold storytelling – Slyvannas, Warchief of the Horde, … [Read more...] about Top 5 World of Warcraft Expansions 2018 – Which Are The Bestselling WoW Expansions Of All Time?
Today, Black Desert Online developer Pearl Abyss announced that it will acquire CCP Games, the creators of popular spaceship MMORPG, EVE Online. The deal outlines that CCP Games will continue to operate independently as a developer with studios in Reykjavik, London and Shanghai, while integrating the company’s extensive development and publishing expertise into Pearl Abyss’ operations for all current and future projects. EVE Online is a space-based, persistent world MMO game, developed by CCP’s Reykjavik studio. The game first launched in 2003 and has since gained recognition for its scale and complexity with regards to player interactions in EVE’s single, shared game world. EVE Online is one of the most critically-acclaimed MMORPG intellectual properties (IPs) in North America and Europe, and one of the most extensive works of science fiction in the world. Robin Jung, CEO of Pearl Abyss, stated, “We are thrilled to have CCP Games join our team as Black … [Read more...] about – South Korean developer acquires EVE Online studio CCP Games