Second closed beta for Might & Magic Heroes VII

August 26, 2015 · Filed Under Beta, News · Comment 

Ubisoft announced that the Might and Magic Heroes VII second closed beta will start on August 26th at 12pm CET and last until September 2nd at 12pm CET. Players that have pre-ordered the game will still have guaranteed access to the beta but players should look out for beta key giveaways online for a second chance to try it out. Might & Magic Heroes VII will be available exclusively on Windows ® PC on September 29th, 2015.

This second closed beta will give players the opportunity to dive deeper into the gameplay of the Haven and Academy factions, and will give access to two extra factions voted for by the community itself for the first time: Sylvan and Dungeon. In addition to the two Skirmish maps (Dried Lands and Bad Neighbours) playable during the first closed beta, beta testers will also be able to explore two new Skirmish maps: Fire & Blood and Irresponsible War. Read more

EVE Online’s Galatea Release Brings Chaos to Amarr Space

August 26, 2015 · Filed Under News · Comment 

As EVE Online’s Galatea release went live today, New Eden is still reeling from one of the most dramatic events in its rich history.

Just last week the leader of the Amarr Empire, the controversial Empress Jamyl Sarum I, was confirmed assassinated at the hands of the mysterious Drifters following several major standoffs between the Amarr Navy and the powerful wormhole-dwelling forces.

Here is an early video news report from just after the attack by The Scope.

Players have since held their own vigils and said their remembrances. While the mourning period will last longer, there has been much discussion amongst capsuleers of the newly announced Succession Trials.

Set for a grand finale at EVE Fanfest 2016, the Amarr Championships are part of the Succession Trials. The series of battles will feature players fighting on behalf of the heirs of the royal Amarrian houses to pick the next ruler of the largest of EVE’s major empires. Read more