Category: MMOGs

Shadow Over Kingsmouth

Last week, the clever members of The Secret World community were busily deciphering cryptic clues posted on the @thedarkplaces Twitter account. One of the notable clues was this telling post on 21st January: From a king, in the king’s version, about a king. The signs are converging. The future holds only darkness for them. And then the next day, this clue: Daniel…

A Few Quick Thoughts on the Aion Beta

This weekend I popped into the Aion beta for the Asmodian weekend test. The previous weekend, you could play as an Elyos, but I’m not interested in playing that faction, so I when it came time for the Asmodian weekend, I was all in. Notable points: The character customisation options are plentiful. This is awesome. Aion is very, very pretty. This is…

A Cursory Look at Aion

First on my hit list of things to see at PAX was easy enough to accomplish. The game was being demo-ed at the shared ArenaNet/NCsoft booth. I got a chance to briefly play Aion: The Tower of Eternity to help test it before the NCsoft booth opened. It’s a very other-worldly, very beautiful game. I think the art style is…

GW, HG:L, D&D

I haven’t been doing much (electronic) gaming in the past couple few weeks. I played Guild Wars: Eye of the North hardcore when the servers opened at the end of August. I amassed over 20 nearly 30 hours of game time during the three-day holiday weekend of release. Since then, my Guild Wars play time has gone down. Last weekend,…

Exanimus Website Re-Animated

The Exanimus forums are still down, however there is new activity on the website this week in the form of an Emergency Alert System notification from the Department of National Defense (DND — LOL). According to the Exanimus Wiki, the following statement appeared on 24th June: The Department of National Defense (DND) has issued the following statement about the current…