Nightbanes Review: It’s Not Magic The Gathering

Nightbanes Price: Free To Play System(s): PC Release Date: March 30, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Headup Games (Diviad) ESRB Rating: Not Rated One of my favorite things about video games is that they let me play a variety of things without actually needing to include other people. I especially like video games that are replications of more »

Russian government screws over Crimean World of Warcraft, Diablo III players

If you’re anything like me, you pay attention to global politics. So obviously, you know about the various sanctions that the United States and the European Union imposed on Russia, Crimea, and Sevastopol. …What? What do you mean you have no idea what I’m talking about? Alright, quick run down. Russia decided to annex the Crimea more »

WoW Tokens are here today!

Have you been watching the advent of the WoW Token with baited breath? Well, wait no longer! They are officially out today! Not only that, but Blizzard has released some information on how much they will cost. They’ll finally be available for purchase at 10am PDT when maintenance ends. This is, obviously, joyous news. You more »

Final Fantasy XI shuts down on PS2 and Xbox 360 March 2016

Final Fantasy XI, the first MMO and now 13-year-old installment in Square Enix’s landmark RPG franchise, will no longer be available on PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 come March 2016. However, as Eurogamer reports, the PC version will remain live and continue to receive “minor version updates.” This comes on the heels of Square’s decision more »


You can buy-to-play Elder Scrolls Online today, but I won’t

Elder Scrolls Online is going buy-to-play starting today. That means that in order to play the game, all you have to do is . I have a personal rule about video games, which is that I’ll either pay a small monthly fee for server access or purchase a game one time, but I won’t do more »

See Star Trek Online’s memorials to Leonard Nimoy and other cast members

Staying true to their earlier promises, developer Arc Games has added two memorial statues to Star Trek Online in memory of Leonard Nimoy, who sadly passed away a week ago today. Stone statues have been erected at the central fountain on Vulcan and in New Romulus, Executive Producer Stephen Ricossa confirmed in a blog post, which are engraved with the more »

WoW Tokens let players trade gold for game time, real money for gold

The economy of World of Warcraft will see significant changes in the coming months thanks to the impending addition of the WoW Token, a new in-game item which can be purchased for real-world money and sold for in-game gold, or oppositely purchased entirely in-game and exchanged for 30 days of membership time. This will give wealthy Azeroth more »


Star Trek Online to add Leonard Nimoy Memorial to Planet Vulcan

I don’t play as much as I used to, but I used to play a great amount of Star Trek Online. So much so that I even have a lifetime membership. I’ve stopped playing because I don’t really like MMOs and it began to feel a bit repetitive, but one of the things that kept more »

A photo tour of the Final Fantasy XIV Golden Saucer

After you’ve completed the Main Scenario questline up through the Airship mission in Final Fantasy XIV, an NPC named Well-heeled Youth will appear at (9,8) at the Ul’dah Steps of Nald location. They will express alarm at the fact that you haven’t been to the Final Fantasy XIV Golden Saucer yet, and give you a more »

Blizzard’s Argi Raises Nearly 2 Million USD for Charity

It doesn’t take much of a sales pitch to sell a cute, blue space goat. The World of Warcraft community especially seems to have a particularly strong drive to purchase limited edition pets. Even so, Blizzard sweetened the pot when they announce Argi back in December by revealing that 100% of the profits from Argi more »

Bethesda E3 Showcase could mean big things

Select companies put on elaborate showcases at E3. Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, Ubisoft, and EA come to mind. They’re all huge and develop and publish between five and ten, sometimes even more, games per year. Oddly enough, Bethesda Softworks will join those ranks at E3 2015 with an open-to-the-public, invite-only Bethesda E3 Showcase on June 14, more »

H1Z1 Preview: Too Early Access

I’d been curious about H1Z1 ever since Sony Online Entertainment announced it was throwing its hat into the zombie survival ring. My interest was waxed and waned over the months. I saw it briefly at PAX Prime 2014. I didn’t even bother to go hands on. I just watched people meander about because they had more »