MapleStory will be introducing the first hybrid-style character, Xenon!

June 28, 2013 · Filed Under MMO, News, Online · Comment 

NEXON Europe announced that the all-time 2D-Sidescrolling MMORPG hit MapleStory will be introducing the first hybrid-style character, Xenon!

Unravel Xenon’s Past

Once a normal boy living in Edelstein, Xenon was captured by the genius scientist Gelimer of the Black Wings. Xenon’s memory was erased and the innocent boy was turned into a loyal member of the Black Wings. It wasn’t only his mind that was corrupted by Gelimer: his body redesigned for the Black Wings’ evil plans.

But Xenon has regained part of his past memories when the lab was attacked by Sigmund of the Resistance, who he now fights alongside.

Although the fight of the Resistance call’s Xenon, his true quest is to fully regain his memory and rediscover his past.

MapleStory players can take part in special stories that will help Xenon regain his memory. What mysterious will be unveiled in Xenon’s adventure? Read more

Enter a new dimension in MapleStory to face challenging new enemies!

March 1, 2013 · Filed Under MMO, News, Online · Comment 

EXON Europe is proud to announce that the all-time 2D-Sidescrolling MMORPG hit MapleStory now has a brand new dimension full of hardcore challenges.

The Supreme World is a brand new stage available exclusively to players at Level 150 or above.

When players reach Level 150, two special quests with unlimited fun will be opened and completing them will be the key to enter the Supreme World. In Supreme World, players will face some of the fiercest monsters like Von Leon, Pianus, Horntail and Arkarium with the toughest challenges that they have ever experienced in the world of MapleStory. So what are you waiting for?

Supreme World Special Events!
To help introduce the new world, NEXON Europe is holding special New User and Returning User events that will run throughout February to March 13th 2013. Returning users will receive exclusive reward items like Super Miracle Cubes and new users will gain XP boosters to get them started at a much faster rate. Read more

NetDragon Announces the Necromancer Class in the MMORPG “Eudemons”

December 3, 2012 · Filed Under MMO, News, Online · Comment 

The Necromancer is the master of death and decay and greatly feared by their opponents. Warriors and Vampires need to beware the Necromancer Class is coming to the MMORPG, Eudemons Online. Eudemons Online is a long standing western style fantasy MMORPG developed by TQ Digital Entertainment.

Player Kills and Pets are the most important aspects of Eudemons Online. The Necromancer Class is highly regarded as the master of death and commanding of undead servants. This class is feared by all other classes and as the level of the character increases so will the power of their spells and pets. The mystery of the Necromancer will be arriving on December 28, 2012 with the latest expansion of Eudemons Online, “Cult of the Shadowed Sun”.

As the release date approaches many questions will be answered. In Eudemons Online, the Necromancer will have non-traditional abilities including the ability to switch between Necro Status and Wizard Status. In Wizard Status, their magic greatly increases while the amount of physical damage decreases during Necro Status. During certain conditions, Necromancers are immune to Warriors and Vampire’s Fatal Combo Attack. Necromancers will also have a special ability called Necro Realm which enables this class to sacrifice all kinds of Eudemons to gain points. These points can be used to summon 8 different Necro Spirits. Read more

Star Trek Online Season 7: New Romulus Launches

November 14, 2012 · Filed Under News, Online · Comment 

Perfect World Entertainment announced that the latest update for the award-winning, free-to-play MMORPG Star Trek Online is now live. Star Trek Online Season 7: New Romulus, finds both Federation and Klingon Captains working alongside Romulan leader D’Tan in search for a new home world for Romulan refugees to begin the process of rebuilding a capital city.

“This is the first time Star Trek fans will have a chance to participate in the story of rebuilding the Romulan Empire” explains Executive Producer Daniel Stahl. “Star Trek Online players will experience first-hand the plight of the Romulus survivors as they uncover mysteries surrounding their new home world. In Season 7: New Romulus, players will take an active role in shaping the conflict to come as they fight for the reputation necessary to improve relations and gain support of the Romulan Empire.”

Explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations and boldly go where no one has gone before in Star Trek Online. Pioneer your destiny as Captain of a Federation starship or expand the Klingon Empire to the far reaches of the Galaxy as a Warrior. Visit iconic locations from popular Star Trek fiction, discover unexplored star systems, make first contact with new alien species and uncover mysteries that will influence the future of the Star Trek universe. Read more

A Busy Month for SILKROAD ONLINE This October

October 19, 2012 · Filed Under MMO, News, Online · Comment 

Joymax is rolling out a series of color updates in October for their anchor MMORPG, Silkroad Online!  With newly added Fellows, POP card expansions, and next tier item upgrades for Silkroad-R starting next Tuesday, this month is bound to be a busy one for the world renowned game.  In addition to the updates, several events begin this week that players would not want to miss; especially the exclusive half-priced sale on all avatars.

This month’s avatar update is the “Skeleton Knight Outfit” which made its return after popular demands from fans.  Along with the re-release of the fan-favorite avatar, Silkroad Online announces a major half-priced sale on all available avatars for a limited time only.  Players must be swift to gain this rare event as the offer ends on October 23rd.

Avatar is an outfit which can be equipped on a character to change their outward appearance and is one of the sought out features in Silkroad Online. With over 50 different avatars to choose from—ranging from pirate look to a fierce Spartan soldier—these detailed clothing allows players to distinguish themselves from the crowd (and induce few turning heads). Read more

Silkroad Online Celebrates an Amazing Milestone: 15 Years Of Service

September 18, 2012 · Filed Under MMO, News, Online · Comment 

Joymax, leading online game developer and publisher widely known for Digimon Masters and Knight Age, celebrates the birthday of their anchor title, Silkroad Online!  With an almost unheard of fifteen years of service, Silkroad Online is one of the oldest running MMORPGs, without any long-term service interruptions.  To celebrate this monumental occasion, Joymax is sponsoring a variety of contests and in-game parties for its loyal community.  Players new, old, or returning can register or log into their account on the official site at http://www.joymax.com/silkroad/.

“When we opened the doors to Silkroad Online in 1997, we had no idea we would one day be celebrating fifteen years of active service!” said Nam-Chul Kim, CEO of Joymax.  “It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the tenth anniversary, which in and of itself is a huge milestone.  We give our most heartfelt thanks to all of our players for your ongoing interest and support.”

Silkroad Online was one of the first MMORPGs on the market to hit the coveted 100,000 concurrent logged in users, and at the time it was a plateau that was widely thought to be unreachable for any titles beyond a few big budget offerings.  For a free to play to reach such a status was practically unheard of, but Silkroad’s success continues to this day. Read more

Mercenaries, Smuggling and Allod Creation Coming To Allods Online

July 19, 2012 · Filed Under MMO, News, Online · Comment 

Gala Networks Europe and Gala-Net one of the leading free-to-play games publishers and operators of the gPotato portals, have announced details of the next expansion of their AAA MMORPG, Allods Online.

Titled New Horizons, the new update introduces a set of mercenaries for players to hire as AI assistants for their parties, alongside two additional huge new features to Astral Space. These come in the form of a resource-based mode called Smugglers’ War, where players privateer for their faction, and a major new step in the on-going Path of Greatness quest chainwhich, for the first time in Allods Online history, allows players to actually build and customise their very own allod in Astral Space.

The mercenaries in New Horizons for Allods Online allow characters over level 8 to hire mercenaries for their party using in-game gold. The mercenaries come in six different classes, each with unique and highly useful special abilities and buffs. Hired mercenaries are set to the same character level as the player and will take up a party slot while obeying the player’s orders for a single instance or allod. Read more

Witness the Rise of the Dwarves in Runes of Magic: Chapter V – Fires of Shadowforge

May 28, 2012 · Filed Under News · Comment 

With Fires of Shadowforge, the fifth chapter of the successful MMORPG Runes of Magic, set to release on June 12, a new race will be introduced to the world of Taborea.

The Shadowforge Dwarves, with their homeland in the Kingdom of Taffrock, will begin their adventure in the new starting area, the Yrvandis Hollows. Here players will find the beginner instance, the Outskirts of Taffrock, particularly challenging.

Taffrock, the subterranean kingdom of the Dwarves, was created long before the Great Banishment and the historic battle between the demons and the peoples of Taborea.

However, through a failed experiment, the Dwarves fell in to a prolonged slumber and slipped away into oblivion. Yet, when the royal scouts discovered them, they were awakened to new life, and the grandeur of their once forgotten kingdom unfolded once again. Read more

Runes of Magic levels up its Accessibility

April 24, 2012 · Filed Under News · Comment 

The fantasy MMORPG Runes of Magic can now be played in a browser. Players can choose between the normal client version and the browser version thanks to the implementation of Kalydo streaming technology by Dutch gaming specialist, Eximion. Game quality is not compromised in the new version, and RoM can now be played on any PC that meets the technical requirements without having to download the full client.  For now the browser version will be offered in Europe only.

Downloading the browser version is fast and only requires the transmission of a small data package before players can get stuck in. It generally takes around 30 seconds before they reach the main menu and can move onto character creation.

The browser version runs on the same servers as  the client version, so players can still get together in familiar surroundings. The platforms currently supported include Windows 7, Vista and XP with Service Pack 2 installed. Supported browsers include the most up-to-date versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome.

More information on the browser version as well as how to get started in the game can be found at:  http://browser.runesofmagic.com.

Italian language version of World of Warcraft

February 27, 2012 · Filed Under MMO, News, Online · Comment 

Blizzard Entertainment announced that it is in the process of creating a fully localized Italian version of  World of Warcraft, its critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game.

Upon release later this year, existing European players who prefer to experience the game in Italian will be able to download a free language pack, while new players will be able to purchase the Italian version digitally and at retail. This will be  World of Warcraft’s eleventh officially supported language and the seventh supported language in Europe, following English, German, French, Spanish, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese.

“One of our primary goals for  World of Warcraft is to make sure it’s accessible to as wide an audience as possible around the world,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “With the upcoming Italian localization, we’re pleased that we’ll be able to provide a customized version of the game – as well as customer service and the community website – for Italian-speaking players. We also look forward to welcoming Italian speakers throughout Europe who will be trying  World of Warcraft for the first time.” Read more

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