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Otherland Coming To Early Access on Steam August 26!


Krakow, 8.14.2015: DRAGO Entertainment is proud to announce that the highly anticipated Unreal-powered Client Action MMORPG, Otherland will be available on Steam on August 26, 2015. Following more than six years of development, eager players are finally getting a chance to experience the game via Steam’s Early Access. Players will be treated to a completely revamped, visually stunning online game where they can explore the “Multiverse” of virtual worlds based on the popular Tad Williams novels. After two recent closed beta tests, Early Access is the final step in the journey to the official launch of the game in early 2016. Follow the game on Steam now at: http://store.steampowered.com/app/376310/


Otherland – A look At The Key Features – Part I

The “reboot” is almost complete: Nearly two years after the transition of the Otherland project from now defunct studio RealU, new developer DRAGO Entertainment is putting the finishing touches on the ambitious Action MMORPG. Almost feature- and content complete, now it is up to the community to test the game in in-depth, provide feedback and thus shape the final product that is to be released early next year.

Despite being in Early Access, Otherland is one of the most advanced titles on the service, a far cry from the Pre-Alpha Versions often put up for sale. Most of the unique features – starting with the eDNA System that allows users to “collect and clone” items and even NPCs up to the Housing and PVP systems – have been fully implemented already. Other features, such as the extensive Clan Land and Clan War Features are far along in development and will be added soon. Further content updates such as new worlds filled with quests, additional battlegrounds and minigames are planned for the upcoming months; all of these features will be taking community feedback into account. Revenues derived from Early Access will flow right back into development, allowing for additional time to balance, optimize and polish the game before the intended Release in early 2016. “After two closed beta tests we decided against the traditional Open Beta phase and instead opted to go Early Access on Steam because it allows us to better involve the community in the polishing process”, commented Lucjan Mikociak, CEO of DRAGO Entertainment. “We have come a long way since taking on the project nearly two years ago, and as a small independent developer we love to communicate with our community and appreciate their feedback and ideas, as we are determined to make sure that Otherland will not officially launch until it is ready.”

About Otherland:
In the Unreal-powered Action MMORPG, based on the bestseller novels by Tadd Williams, players explore a series of virtual worlds, each with a completely unique look, but connected by an overarching storyline: The fantasy world “Eight Squared”, the cyber-punk inspired “Bad Sector”, the Asian “Five Isles” and the SciFi planet “Mars”. The “Lambda Mall” functions as the central hub for players to socialize, complete with bars, shops and personal player apartments. Thanks to its unique setting, Otherland features several innovations for MMOs, among them the eDNA of NPCs, Avatars and Items as well as the “USpace” (Player housing) and “ClanLand”-systems.

Features
• Quest-driven MMORPG with 4 character classes in PvE and PvP
• Action-based combat with WASD-controls and Mouse-aiming
• Outstanding virtual reality scenario with 5 uniquely designed worlds and a strong story, based on Tad Williams’ bestselling novels
• eDNA: Players craft items and clone NPCs based on their virtual DNA
• USpace: Personal housing – customize, grow resources and defend against other players
• ClanLand: Clans develop their own worlds and protect them in clan wars

The Otherland MMORPG is being developed by DRAGO Entertainment in Krakow, Poland, on behalf of the Otherland Co-Production GmbH, produced by IME GmbH. Further information on the game can be found at http://www.drago-entertainment.com/Otherland . Community forum can be reached under http://forum.drago-entertainment.com.






Neverwinter Coming to Xbox One on 3/31!

We’re pleased to announce that Neverwinter will be making its triumphant voyage onto Xbox Ones around the world on March 31st, 2015!

At launch, Neverwinter will include all the content from the base game, all current playable classes including the Scourge Warlock, and the Tyranny of Dragons expansion. Neverwinter will be free-to-play for all Xbox Live Gold members and will bring the memorable Dungeons and Dragons universe onto Xbox One. Neverwinter will also utilize Xbox One features such as friends list integration and optimized controls to better introduce both novice and veteran adventurers into the Forgotten Realms on the console.

Neverwinter: Xbox One Beta !

I will be playing for sure !

NEVERWINTER XBOX ONE CLOSED BETA LAUNCHING FEBRUARY 2015

Registration Now Available for Closed Beta

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – January 15, 2015 – Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced an upcoming Neverwinter closed beta for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. Available from Feb. 5 to Feb. 8, players can sign-up to participate in the closed beta here: http://www.playneverwinter.com/xbox

An MMORPG launching on Xbox One, Neverwinter brings a fully-fledged role-playing experience to players with the inclusion of previously launched PC content and a living social world allowing players to experience Dungeons & Dragons adventures with their friends. Neverwinter on Xbox One will utilize console features including friends list integration and optimized controls to easily transition the MMORPG experience from PC to console.

Neverwinter is a free-to-play action MMORPG that features fast-paced combat and epic dungeons. Players explore the vast city of Neverwinter and its surrounding countryside, learning the vivid history of the iconic city in the Forgotten Realms and battling its many enemies. Neverwinter is currently available on PC and will be launching for Xbox One, available free-to-play with Gold* in early 2015.

ESO – CONSOLE UPDATE !

I will bet you $10000000000000, ESO for the console will be a real MMO not a grind wheel like Destiny ! I liked it on PC ,but no one I knew played it. I bet this game will be what the doctor orders for a “REAL MMO” on the console. Looking forward to getting it !

CONSOLE UPDATE

As I’ve mentioned, we have been (and will continue to be) steadily working on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of ESO. They are playable and fun right now, but there’s still some work to do before we can set an official launch date. First and foremost, we want to make sure that two of our most important systems still in development—the Justice and Champion Systems—are included in the console release. Those two systems will introduce a huge amount of content to the game, and we know everyone is looking forward to the new types of gameplay they provide.

It’s also important to note that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of ESO are not just ports of the PC/Mac game. We have completely replaced the PC user interface with a console-specific UI designed from the ground-up with a controller and a living room play experience in mind. We’ve also added voice chat and full integration with XBL and PSN. Expect to see lots of news about our console versions in early 2015.

WRAPPING UP 2014

Thanks for everything that you in the ESO Community have done for us over the last year. We will continue to talk openly with you, react to feedback, fix problems, and move ESO forward together. Thank you so much for your input, your dedication, and for being involved.

Happy Holidays everyone, and we’ll see you in 2015!

Discuss this on the official ESO forums.

WildStar – Finally got CrossFireX working great !

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 I’m getting 45 to 70 FPS in WildStar now ! I have 4 year old ATI Videocard’s 2×6980 ! I’m using the latest drivers 14.4 not BETA drivers . You can see all my settings in the picture’s below ! I hope this will help people out !

 

This is my ATI Driver settings for WildStar !

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In this picture you can see standing there I’m getting 61 FPS, today was the first time ever getting that high FPS.
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The Taurokian – Now a Playable Race in Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen

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Visionary Realms, Inc. is pleased to announce today that the Taurokian has been added to the lineup of playable races for Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen.

The minotaur-like race is a large one, considered to be frenzied fighters by the rest of the populace. They were once removed from Terminus, but they have now returned and are ready to fight for supremacy, even prepared to take on the mighty ogres.

From the Taurokian page:

“Their martial prowess originated from their culture that was steeped in brutal warfare and ritualistic dark arts. They learned to master the secrets of steel and iron, forging some of the finest armor and weapons ever wielded on Terminus. The taurokian warriors are known for their strength, speed and frenzied charging ability that they would often use to gore large formations of troops.”

The Taurokian is the sixth confirmed race for Pantheon’s launch, estimated to be arriving in 2017.

 

Rise of the Fallen – Crowd MMO Development a New Way to Make Games

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Crowdsourcing turns to crowdfunding. And now crowdfunding becomes crowd-developing. Visionary Realms is taking a new look at how games are designed and developed from the ground up by deeply involving the community.

Funding for Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen, a classic take on epic MMO adventure, is taking place on VR’s website at PantheonRotF.com but the team is taking things a big step further by involving the community in the very design and development of the game.

Through the website, the community is able to:

  • Build a wiki for the game
  • Participate in design discussions with the developers through the forums and chat channel
  • Present and vote on ideas through a Think Tank
  • Create their own guilds and recruit members
  • Write their own blogs
  • Participate in weekly roundtable discussions with the developers

And a whole lot more! Visionary Realms is taking ideas directly from the feedback and suggestions the community has been offering and working those ideas and concepts directly into the game.

If you’d like to talk more with the company’s CIO, Tom Sampson or Director of Development, Salim Grant, to find out more on crowd developing, let me know!

Benjamin J. de la Durantaye
Director of Communications
Visionary Realms, Inc.
ben@pantheonrotf.com

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About Visionary Realms, Inc.
Visionary Realms, Inc. was founded by a group of highly experienced and talented developers and designers who have been involved in an impressive variety of AAA MMO games. CCO Brad McQuaid has been often referred to as one of the key influences to the entire genre, having played a major role in the development and design of the first globally successful 3D MMO.

The team is dedicated to bringing their experience and knowledge to the development table to hone in on what made MMOs successful in the first place: the social interaction, challenge, and a virtual “world” in which players can become fully immersed.

About Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen
Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen is a AAA-quality Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game under development by Visionary Realms, Inc. It focuses on social gameplay and challenging content to rekindle and encourage grouping and social interaction. Progression through the game is designed to be slower than traditional modern MMOs, while in turn aiming to offer a more memorable and emotionally connected experience.

FINAL FANTASY® XIV: A Realm Reborn™ PlayStation®4 Trailer & Beta info !

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn PlayStation®4 Product Page
http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/pr/ps4/

Beta info

  • Phase 1: 22nd February to 3rd March
  • Phase 2: 4th April to 7th April
  • Japanese Standard Time assumed for all dates
  • The beta will be accessible for everyone with a PS4 and directly downloadable from the PS Store
  • There will be a character wipe after phase 1.
  • Players who made their character in beta phase two will be able to bring this data to the retail version.
  • PS3 and PC players of FFXIV will be able to transfer character data to the PS4 (please note that this is only necessary for the beta – in the retail version, all players will play on the same servers).

PS3 to PS4 transfer

  • The transfer service is scheduled to begin Friday, 11th April, 2014.
  • Please be aware that after transferring to the PS4 you will be unable to play the PS3 version using your existing copy.
  • Users who wish to play using both the PS3 and PS4 are required to purchase the PlayStation 4 version separately.
  • Users who own multiple service accounts for the PS3 can transfer all accounts to the PlayStation 4.
  • Users transferring their accounts will have access during the early access period, schedules from the 11th to 13th April.
  • Please note: To transfer your PS3 account, you must have logged in to it from a PS3 at least once.

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PS4 features

  • Upgraded graphics on the PS4 in glorious 1080p (see trailer).
  • PS Vita Remote Play – craft, gather and play wherever you go.
  • Share-support – stream your gameplay or share screenshots.
  • Mouse & Keyboard Support – switching over from a PC? Or maybe you dislike controllers? No problem!
  • Touchpad-Support – the touchpad of the Dualshock 4 controller is fully supported.

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The Secret World’s Massive Raid Event !

– Players get to battle the huge Bird of the Zero Point Pathogen in a 40 man raid event to clear away the Filth and open the way to Tokyo –

The final showdown in Agartha takes place now in Funcom’s The Secret World! The last chapter of the extensive Whispering Tide event has come, and now the players must face a huge 40 man raid challenge to defeat the invasion of Filth.

The devastating Filth has been corrupting the world tree itself as it emanates from its source in Tokyo. But the community of players has been fighting against this invasion in a series of collaborative in-game events and is driving the enemies of Gaia back.

This latest chapter in the event chain will run until victory has been achieved and the portal to Tokyo has been cleansed. The players will then gain entry to the upcoming Tokyo area when Issue #9 is released.

The Whispering Tide event does not only offer great rewards in the form of epic gear and unique outfits, but this challenge also gives the players the chance to win powerful raid loot.

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Forge Launch Trailer (HD)

Forge is an online, class based multiplayer shooter set in a distinct fantasy universe. Forge features only the best aspects of MMO and FPS class based combat to provide a multiplayer gameplay experience unlike anything you’ve played before. A malicious being named The Devourer has swallowed the great pantheon of gods.

RaiderZ Developer Diary 2: Creating the Ultimate Hero

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In our second Developer Diary, we highlight how RaiderZ is all about having choices. You can combine a mix of fighting styles and equipment in order to survive even the most difficult encounters.

You are not limited to base archetypes like Defender, Cleric, Berserker, or Sorcerer, but are encouraged to experiment to find the right combination that works for you.

Never forget: Hunt Together or Die Alone.

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En Masse Entertainment opens the world of TERA with free trial of innovative action MMO

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Play TERA for 7 days absolutely free—experience true action combat

SEATTLE – 13 June 2012 – En Masse Entertainment™, a player-driven publisher focused on delivering fun and innovative online games, celebrates the launch success of its award-winning action MMO, TERA™, by offering a free seven-day trial to new players. TERA sets a new standard for MMOs by delivering true action combat for players who want a more exciting, skill-based alternative to conventional online RPGs. Newly revealed game data shows that players are averaging more than four hours of play on a daily basis. Their enthusiasm makes this the perfect time to expand the game’s audience with a downloadable trial for new players to sample the game with no financial commitment.

“We are thrilled that the unique experience of TERA’s true action MMO gameplay is resonating so strongly with our players,” said Chris Lee, vice president of publishing at En Masse Entertainment. “Now we want to open up to new players curious about the game with a free one-week TERA trial, as we’re confident if you play, you will stay.”

Some facts and figures from the first weeks of play since TERA’s launch:

  • Players have killed nearly 22 million (21,986,108 to be exact) of the game’s signature BAMs (big-ass monsters).
  • TERA players have traveled a total distance of more than 227,328,053 miles in the game. That’s far enough to walk to Mars.
  • Players stick around to savor their action experience, averaging nearly 4.5 hours daily per player. That’s more time than the average American spends watching TV each day.

The recipient of multiple industry honors and accolades, including “Best PC Game” and “Best MMO,” TERA is a new breed of online game. For the first time, players can get the best of both worlds: the depth of a traditional MMO combined with the visceral gratification of an action game. In TERA, players actively aim, dodge, and block, as the game’s real-time combat system takes into account player skill and position as well as stats. After creating a character, players will join in an alliance to save the world from ravaging armies who threaten to destroy the very gods who hold the world together. TERA also introduces a revolutionary political system in which players wield power in their province based on their in-game political prowess or player-versus-player combat skill.

The TERA trial is good for seven calendar days from the time a player enters the trial code. Players can level up to eight characters to level 23 on one server during the trial. There are some additional restrictions—trial players cannot vote in TERA elections, for instance—but for the most part, players can enjoy the full benefits of the game during their week of free play. All players need to join the world of TERA is an En Masse account. Then they can enter the code “TERATRIAL” to download and play TERA.

To get ready to play in the free trial, gamers should visit https://tera-support.enmasse.com/ for valuable information including tutorials, system requirements, and how to customize the game for their play style. For more information on TERA, please visit TERA-online.com, and for more information on the free trial, visit http://tera.enmasse.com/try-tera