Category: MMOGs

2012 Gaming Highlights

I played some outstanding games this year, and I’d like to call out a few of them. Guild Wars 2 Guild Wars 2¬†is the¬†eminently worthy successor to the original game, of which I’m a big fan. Set in a fantasy world 250 years after the original game, ancient dragons have awoken and heroes must band together, often forming uneasy alliances,…

Guild Wars 2: 28 August 2012

Guild wars 2 is launching on August 28. That’s two months from today. I cannot wait to finally play with a character (or four) in which I’m invested. All the characters I’ve created will be erased before the game launches. I’ve tried not to spoil myself on the charr personal story while I played in the Beta Weekend Events, as…

Guild Wars 2: 2012

This year is going to be exciting for me, both professionally and as a gamer. Last week, ArenaNet made a big announcement: Guild Wars 2 has captured the imagination of gamers and media all over the world with its action-oriented combat, its living world full of dynamic events, its highly personalized role-playing experience, and the handcrafted artistry that suffuses every…

PAX 2011

I spent the vast majority of PAX 2011 working, but I was able to get a bit of time off on Sunday to take a look around the Exhibit Hall to scope out the games I’m excited about. The first of these games is UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception. All I really got to see was the booth, as the playable…

First Look at World of Darkness MMO Game

Four years ago, White Wolf and CCP announced that they would bring the World of Darkness into the online world. Yesterday, at the Grande Masquerade, an official White Wolf fan gathering in New Orleans, they unveiled the first glimpse of the Wold of Darkness MMO game via a trailer. Naturally, World of Darkness, much like the Mind’s Eye Theatre LARP…