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New League of Legends patch redefines meta

Riot has released the patch notes for the 4.20 version of their exceedingly popular moba, League of Legends. The lengthy document lays out their plans for the 2015 pre-season, and includes a joke or two alluding to the fact that the patch number is one that has significant meaning within pot culture. It’s kind of more »

Destiny The Dark Below has something for everybody

People have mixed feelings on expansions, especially when they come out so soon after the release of a game. Many wonder if it was content cut from the official release, some want to know if there’ll be something they actually want in it, while others are only concerned with how long before it arrives. In more »

Metallica will shred Blizzcon 2014

Well, this is something of a surprise. Former metal gods and current metal punching bags Metallica are headlining BlizzCon 2014, of all places. Guess that subscriber revenue is still flowing in! Of course, it helps substantially that Blizzard is mitigating the cost of the event by selling “Virtual Tickets,” essentially charging you $40 for a more »

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In 2015, Final Fantasy XIV expands with Heavensward

Have you begun to feel unfulfilled in Final Fantasy XIV? You know, like you’ve kind of “done” everything and as though the only reason to log in is for special events? If yes, then Heavensward will make everything better. Square Enix has announced that the MMORPG’s first expansion will be released in 2015. Since the more »

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Destiny Review: Everything you thought it’d be

Title: Destiny Price: System(s): PS4 (Also on PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Release Date: September 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Activision (Bungie) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Animated Blood and Violence You’ve heard about Destiny, Bungie’s first title since their work on the massively successful Halo franchise. I know you’ve heard about it, because Activision absolutely needs for you more »

NYCC 2014: Firefly Online aims to misbehave

They can’t stop the signal, Mal. Cult classic TV show Firefly is getting its own video game, in which players will pilot their own ship, manage a crew and explore the Verse as they choose. The entire cast will return to voice their characters. At New York Comic Con, they announced the addition of Kelly more »

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Pokemon Planet, Pokemon MMO, pre-alpha is here!

Whenever someone sits down to ponder the great mysteries of life, there’s always a few questions they keep coming back to. Who, exactly, was D.B. Cooper? Were Captain Kirk and Commander Spock really lovers? And, perhaps most importantly, why hasn’t there been a Pokemon MMO yet? Pokemon Planet is here to fix that last problem, more »

Don’t cry over Blizzard Entertainment’s Titan cancellation

It’s going around everywhere that Blizzard Entertainment has cancelled their next-gen MMO, Titan. The team was working on the game for seven years, but finally pulled the plug because they just didn’t find the spark. It’s not fair to say that those seven years were wasted, so to speak, because there’s no doubt that the more »

PrimeGuard is World First in Destiny’s Vault of Glass

PrimeGuard took the “World First” title on Destiny’s Vault of Glass raid in 10 hours and 40 minutes. The team’s Twitter, @PrimeGuardHQ, proudly celebrated the hard-fought victory, then followed up with team pictures and retweeted congratulations. Bungie even posted the PrimeGuard’s stats from the Vault of Glass Raid. The results read like a Dark Souls more »

Destiny and the “Hamster Wheel Blues”

It is possible to kill yourself at The Tower, the hubworld in Bungie’s new video game, . All other types of violence are prohibited in The Tower, the game restricting the controls so the gun you’ve been blasting away with stays firmly affixed to your back, the fists you’ve used to pummel hundreds of enemies more »

Amateur video feels like the perfect MMO trailer

8 years ago, a Youtuber called Kazutosan uploaded a video aptly titled, “A Little FFXI Story,” to their channel. It is unclear whether or not they produced the video or if they simply grabbed it from another source, but it’s the only version of the tale you can currently find on the website. The video more »

Middling reviews for Destiny leave this gen still looking for ‘next big thing’

My first sign that Destiny wouldn’t blow my mind came in the beta. After six hours, I still wasn’t completely sure who I was shooting at, why we were so angry at each other or why any of it mattered. Some of the voice actors don’t sound too sure of those things either. The second more »