Archive for the ‘Gaming’ Category
- Portal Christmas Tree 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on December 27, 2011 under Gaming, Pics
Hutts in Top Hats Coming to The Old Republic
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News, Star Wars
I really wish we were joking about this, but we're not. BioWare has teased the first big content patch for Star Wars: The Old Republic by releasing one image from the expanded Karagga’s Palace operation that will be added next month. At first, the image doesn't look too exciting as TOR is filled with giant robot bosses you have to de... more.
The Old Republic Officially Has 1 Million Players
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on December 26, 2011 under Gaming, News, Star Wars
Just before the game launched, an analyst estimated that The Old Republic may have upwards of 1.5 million players already in the game. Now that the game launched, EA has confirmed that there are 1 million people playing the game and according to them that makes it the fastest growing subscription MMO i... more.
1.4% of League of Legend Players Have Been Banned by Players
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News
League of Legends is a free to play MOBA (Massive Online Battle Arena) with about 15 million players. Since a majority of those players don't pay anything to play the game, it's a little tough to staff a large GM staff to police them, so Riot games has come up with a Tribunal system that allows the players to discipline each other. When someone does something unsportsmanlike in a game, such as lea... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on December 23, 2011 under Gaming, News
I guess this must be a sign of the game's success, as Trion Worlds has informed RIFT players that they've had a compromise of their account database. An email was sent out to anyone who ever had a RIFT account late last night that detailed the nature of the compromise: We recently discovered that unauthorized intruders gained access to a Trion Worlds account database. The database in question c... more.
Video of Jedi vs Sith in Times Square
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News, Star Wars, Videos
The other day, EA released some images of the Jedi vs Sith "freeze mob" they pulled off in Times Square for the release of The Old Republic. Today a video of the event was released, and you get a really good look at both the Jedi and Sith costumes they created for the big night. The Darth Malgus is particularly good, ... more.
- The Star Wars Galaxies Memory Book is Live 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News, Star Wars
SOE’s Smed Feels Sorry for SWG’s NGE
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on December 22, 2011 under Gaming, News, Star Wars
In a really good retrospective on Star Wars Galaxies over at Industry Gamers, SOE's overlord John Smedley expressed regrets about some of the decisions that were made in the course of the game's life. In addition to saying that if he were to do it all over again he would have delayed the game a ... more.
- Guild Wars 2 Enters Closed Beta Tomorrow 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News
The Old Republic’s Launch Documentary
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on December 21, 2011 under Gaming, News, Star Wars
With Star Wars: The Old Republic officially available to everyone now, BioWare has created a short documentary about the game. Where Blizzard puts a "making of" DVD in their WoW Collector's Editions, BioWare didn't do that with The Old Republic; so this little promotional piece is probably the closest we're going to get. It runs eigh... more.