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

Absolute Force Online Successfully Launches Closed Beta

November 17, 2012 · Filed Under Beta, News, Online · Comment 

The closed beta test for Absolute Force Online was released on November 14th (17:00, PST). Netdragon Inc, the world leading MMO operator yet again produced another outstanding online game. Absolute Force Online built on the Unreal 3 Engine, providing player with the most realistic experience, Period!

With a high level of participation rate, the game literally turned in to a war zone. Needless to say the game was a little more than one can bargain for. The talents in the game are astonishing, cold blooded murders piling up the number of deaths on both teams. With bullets flying, people dying, every second became a moment of life or death.

As the number of players increases, the number of positive feedback also increases, many users have pointed out the amazing visual effects (thanks to the Unreal Engine 3), character customization, the interesting game modes and the intense game play, with a bonus of being able to switch between 1st and 3rd person perspectives. Believe it or not this has been said to be a game worth playing!! Having doubts?? Then take the challenge and experience Absolute Force Online today!

Players that think they have what it takes and want to be challenged in a realistic, action packed game can apply for closed beta at http://code.afo.91.com/check, and then activate it at http://code.afo.91.com/. As for the client, you can find it at http://afo.91.com/downloads/client.shtml.

World of Warplanes Closed Beta Announced

June 5, 2012 · Filed Under Beta, MMO, News · Comment 

Wargaming.net, the award-winning game publisher and developer, today announced that its highly anticipated free-to-play MMO title World of Warplanes has taken to the skies for its closed beta, inviting players to experience an expanded amount of in-game content, including new warplanes, maps and other features.

Eligible closed beta pilots in Europe, North America and Russia will be able to get into the cockpit and take control of the skies with four warplane classes, including fighters, ground-attack planes, heavy fighters and carrier-based aircraft spanning 59 different warplanes from Germany, the United States and the U.S.S.R.

Across four unique maps, pilots can unleash devastation on their competition with new weaponry, including bombs and rockets, and against new ground targets such as anti-aircraft guns. New players can also take part in an in-game tutorial to polish their skills.

Wargaming.net plans to actively recruit pilots during the entirety of the closed beta to further incorporate player feedback and better improve the gameplay. Read more

Aida Arenas: Closed beta set to begin on 30 June

June 29, 2011 · Filed Under Beta, MMO, News, Online · Comment 

Game Bridger Entertainment announced today that its upcoming MMORPG Brawler,  Aida Arenas, will launch its closed beta test this Thursday, June 30th, 2011 at 4:00 PM GMT.  Players can catch a glimpse of just what the closed beta holds in store for them in an all new gameplay trailer released today. To learn how YOU can participate in the  Aida Arenas closed beta, visit:  http://www.AidaArenas.com. Space in the beta is limited, so join now!

CREATE a hero, EXPLORE dungeons, FIGHT monsters, COMPETE with friends, and DISCOVER hidden treasure in  Aida Arenas, the new MMORPG Brawler from GamerKraft! Combining elements of the classic beat em up arcade genre with the character progression and social features of modern MMORPGs,  Aida Arenas offers an action-packed gameplay experience unlike any youve seen before!  Aida Arenas is coming to GamerKraft in spring 2011.

Aida Arenas is free-to-play. Visit the  Aida Arenas homepage at:  http://www.AidaArenas.com or follow  Aida Arenas on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/AidaArenas.

Closed Beta Sign-Up Begins for Realm of the Titans

February 2, 2011 · Filed Under Beta, News · Comment 

Aeria Games has officially begun Closed Beta (CB) registration for its upcoming DotA-inspired multiplayer title, Realm of the Titans (ROTT).

Players can visit the newly-launched teaser website at http://realmofthetitans.aeriagames.com and sign up for a chance to participate in an early sneak peek of the game.

Realm of the Titans is a bold, new take on the popular action strategy genre. In ROTT, two teams of up to five heroes face off on a dangerous and dynamic battlefield in an attempt to take total control of the map. As each team advances across the field of combat, they seize control points that spawn waves of NPC minions to assist them in the conflict. Players who perform well in battle are awarded points that can be used during the match to upgrade their hero’s powers and abilities. The game is meticulously designed to reward teamwork and tactics, and encourage fluid and fast-paced competitive gameplay.

Apart from offering players dynamic battlefields, enhanced item purchasing, and the return of key DotA features, ROTT also includes:

· In-Depth Ranking Features – Level up in the game while making your way up the leaderboards by defeating higher-ranked players.
· Advanced Matchmaking System – In ROTT, you can automatically be matched up with other suitable partners and competitors.
· Robust Statistics & Record Tracking – Battle data and match history is saved on the server. Players can review their past performances and share favorite replays with friends.

For more information, or to be among the first to sign up for the upcoming CB testing period, visit the official Realm of the Titans website (http://realmofthetitans.aeriagames.com). Players selected to participate will receive more information about the test when CB begins in Q2 of this year.

Dynasty Warriors Online Charges In to Closed Beta

October 4, 2010 · Filed Under Beta, News, Online · Comment 

Aeria Games partners with GameSpot for exclusive Closed Beta Key Giveaway for Gamers in North America and Europe

Gamers itching to play Dynasty Warriors Online and bash and smash their way through the Three Kingdoms of ancient China get their chance this month. Aeria will launch Dynasty Warriors Online’s closed beta on Oct. 12, and players who want to be among the first to play can make it happen through an exclusive beta key giveaway on GameSpot.

From Oct. 1-7, or until beta keys run out, GameSpot will offer its community beta keys for first access to the Oct. 12 beta. GameSpot readers who receive a beta key will have two days of access before Aeria expands the testing to other applicants.

“If destroying armies and players alike with awesome weapons while rocking out to guitar riffs sounds fun, then Dynasty Warriors Online is your new favorite game,” said Brian DeSanti, Associate Producer, Aeria Games. “Offering this exclusive beta key giveaway with GameSpot gives knowledgeable gamers a chance to get the first look at this great MMO. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone playing Dynasty Warriors Online, but as we move into Closed Beta Testing, only limited spots are available.” Read more

Tales of Pirates II closed beta news

August 12, 2010 · Filed Under Beta, News · Comment 

Tales of Pirates II is making a splash with players in Closed Beta. Pirates around the world can experience the joy of sailing into uncharted waters and battling against many formidable foes in search of lost treasures. While any pirate can demonstrate his might by using brute force against his foes, what sets the great ones apart is their inner strength. This will be put to the ultimate test in the game’s new instance, the Tribulation of Faith.

Tribulation of Faith
Courageous pirates who set out on this spiritual pilgrimage will journey to the plane of their inner soul. There they must face their greatest fears. Wave after wave of monsters from their own psyche will attack until the seeds of darkness and self-doubt planted in the pirates’ souls are overcome. This is no task for the faint of heart.

A Skeleton in the Closet
At the beginning of the instance, a horde of hideous monsters spawns. Players must defeat them quickly, because a new wave of evil creatures will appear every 100 seconds whether the earlier ones have been eliminated or not. As the waves mount, the resulting chaos can overwhelm the most powerful pirates. Even successful pirates can succumb when faced with so little time to rest. During the 10th and 20th waves, the pirates will come face to face with two of their greatest nightmares. If they survive long enough, they will finally meet the seed of evil in their soul, the skeleton in their closet, in the 25th and final wave. Read more

King of Kings 3, the ultimate guild warfare MMORPG, to start in closed beta testing

June 27, 2010 · Filed Under Beta, MMO, News, Online · Comment 

Declare your own kingdom in the one-of-a-kind free-to-play MMORPG King of Kings 3. With the start of the game’s closed beta testing phase this coming Monday, gamigo will be opening up the world of King of Kings 3 to players from North America and Europe, who can discover the incredible depth of the game and the many types of warfare available against other players and guilds. Players can register via the official website.

King of Kings 3 redefines the idea of guilds in an online RPG, expanding upon it greatly. Players first join together to form a guild, later they can band together with other guilds to form a legion and complete an epic quest to create their own kingdom. Every guild, legion, and kingdom is leveled up by the players, earning it more access to features of the game.

At the start of their adventuring career, players can choose from three basic classes. More specializations become available during the course of the game, with a total of 27 classes available to choose from. The hunters and gatherers among the players will be especially excited about the wealth of equipment available for their characters. An added appeal is the ability to build cities with a wealth of buildings and other objects available. Houses can also be built and decorated to suit each player’s taste.

The features of King of Kings 3 at a glance:

  • Brilliantly designed fantasy world full of variety
  • Comprehensive PvE content with loads of quests and minigames
  • Epic RvR warfare between kingdoms and intense PvP combat
  • Multi-leveled guild system with guilds, legions, and kingdoms
  • Unique housing and town building system

King of Kings 3 conquers North America

March 9, 2010 · Filed Under Beta, MMO, News, Online · Comment 

Epic battles, sprawling cities, and warring kingdoms locked in a never-ending struggle for power. King of Kings 3, the newest instalment of the popular Taiwanese MMORPG series, is considered one of the best releases of 2009 and captivates millions of players in Asia. In addition to holding the European publishing rights, gamigo is proud to announce that it now holds the North American license for the game.

“As a globally-focused publisher, our aim is to be able to offer our games in all key markets,” says Patrick Streppel, member of gamigo’s executive board. “King of Kings 3 is one of the highlights of our portfolio. The emphasis of the game is on PvP battle and the extensive guild features, such as the building of guild towns and guild warfare, are unparalleled in the realm of free-to-play gaming.”

The game’s developing studio, Lager, and gamigo have been working hard the past year to localise the game for Western markets. The plot of the game has been completely rewritten and the seven fantasy realms are based on medieval powers, giving players from Europe and North America the opportunity to go into battle for their nation. A complete re-balancing reduces grinding and now allows players to reach the highlights of the game, PvP and guild gameplay, more quickly.

Thanks to the game’s complex and multilayered guild system, guilds band together first to form legions, next kingdoms, and finally alliances to wage war against enemy kingdoms and territories. Up to 10,000 players compete simultaneously in truly epic RvR battles to determine the fate of the guild towns and realms. Only the bravest warrior will come out on top and become the ruler of the entire realm, the fabled King of Kings.

King of Kings 3 is expected to go into Closed Beta testing in the second quarter of 2010. To participate in Closed Beta testing, visit the game’s official website: http://kok3.gamigo.com

Lego Universe welcomes adventurers at CES 2010 with hands-on demos and beta sign ups

January 6, 2010 · Filed Under Beta, Demo, MMO, News · Comment 

The First MMOG Based on the LEGO Play Experience on Display in Booth #5421; Meet the Developers and the LEGO Fans Co-Creating the Game

LEGO® Universe is coming to life at CES 2010 with hands-on demos, beta sign ups, and the debut game trailer. Booth visitors can also meet LEGO fans helping to co-create the game alongside the professional development team. The first MMOG – massively-multiplayer online game – based on the LEGO play experience, LEGO Universe will launch on the PC during the second half of 2010.

CES takes place in the Las Vegas Convention Center from January 7-10, 2010, and LEGO Universe will be in North Hall, booth #5421. This is the first time that hands-on demos will be made available.

With a creative and building focus, LEGO Universe invites players to explore, battle, make friends, and flex their imaginations with the brick in a vibrant online world. Developed by The LEGO Group and NetDevil, LEGO Universe is a family-friendly online game, appropriate for players aged eight and above. The LEGO brick lies at the center of the experience, and several levels of building are available, from simple gameplay-oriented challenges all the way up to sophisticated brick-by-brick building.

Co-creation with the LEGO fan community is an important element of the development process, and a group of adult fans known as LUPs (LEGO Universe partners) are working alongside the professional team to build content for LEGO Universe. Representatives from the LUP program will be in the CES booth to discuss co-creation and demonstrate building tools.

Source: www.LEGOuniverse.com

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