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WildStar Open Beta Kicks Off This Week

By Robert Workman, May 06, 2014 1:30pm PDT

The WildStar team is kicking off a beta and live streaming events before the game's release.


WildStar adds bonus beta weekend and ups level cap

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 22, 2014 5:30pm PDT

To help boost excitement for its MMORPG further, Carbine is offering a bonus beta weekend for WildStar starting this Friday and upping the level cap to 25.


"I haven't either, but I suspect if they're opening it to everyone who applied for beta could ..."

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Guild Wars 2 update unifies PvE and PvP gear

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 16, 2014 4:30pm PDT

Guild Wars 2 has deployed one of its biggest updates so far, adding in Megaservers, Account Wardrobe, a PvP Rewards Tracks system, and much more.


"I don't know if it's still going, but the main site was selling the game for half off. $25 USD"

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WildStar trailer explains 40v40 PvP Warplots

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 16, 2014 3:45pm PDT

Carbine Studios has released a new trailer to help further explain the idea of WildStar's 40v40 PvP Warplots. But all you pretty much need to know is that Warplots are like "your favorite food... wrapped in a six-pack of beer... wrapped inside another six-pack of beer." What...


"And...it failed. Didn't realize it was a mmorpg, or had a monthly fee which is an instant ..."

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April Fools: Guild Wars 2 gets Bobble Head update

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 01, 2014 3:00pm PDT

I knew Tyrian warriors got large heads from defeating Scarlet Briar, but not like this! NOT LIKE THIS!


Guild Wars 2 gets account-wide Wardrobe update on April 15

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2014 2:45pm PDT

Guild Wars 2 is preparing to debut an all-new Wardrobe system on April 15, which will allow players to share their skins and outfits across all of the characters on a single account.


"I know it's not what you're looking for, but . . . Unlockable Traits ..."

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WildStar trailer explains PvP Arenas and Battlegrounds

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 22, 2014 1:00pm PDT

WildStar has a new trailer that shows off the sci-fi MMORPG's PvP modes, which will actually require you to aim your attacks, rather than rely on auto-aim or spam.


"Nope! The game launches June 3rd; the pre-order "head start" is just a few days prior to that"

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WildStar's PvP modes go from 2v2 Arenas to 40v40 Warplots

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2014 11:00am PDT

Carbine Studios has been awfully quiet about their PvP modes, but have decided to reveal some more details about their upcoming Arenas, Battlegrounds, and 40v40 Warplots modes.


How WildStar's dungeons, raids, and events challenge entire guilds

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2014 8:00am PDT

WildStar has big plans for its dungeons and raids. Dungeons will embrace the 'holy trinity' style, while Raids and Post Cap Playspace events add in a cerebral element that will challenge entire 40-person guilds to work as a unit.


"duh... didn't read that close enough... Kerafyrm... that was the name.. not Karana. Yup.. you ..."

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WildStar launches June 3, pre-orders begin March 19

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2014 6:00am PDT

Carbine's sci-fi fantasy MMORPG, WildStar, will be available for pre-order on March 19, in preparation for a June 3 launch on PC.


"Felt very polished to me. Remember that the build I'm weekend beta is like 2 months behind ..."

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Guild Wars 2's 'Battle for Lion's Arch' update goes to war on March 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 25, 2014 9:15pm PST

Lion's Arch is in ashes after the events of the last Guild Wars 2 update. On March 4, Tyria's races unite to take it back!


"Last update of season 1 of living world. Big balance update later in March and then, hopefully ..."

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Guild Wars 2's 'Escape from Lion's Arch' update out today

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 18, 2014 4:00pm PST

Guild Wars 2 builds to the 'Living World' arc's conclusion with the new Escape from Lion's Arch update, as Scarlet Briar watches the world burn.


WildStar trailer showcases branching 'Adventure' instances

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 18, 2014 7:00am PST

Repeating instances in an MMORPG is generally only done to farm them, not for the fun of it, as they're awfully repetitive. WildStar's taking a different approach with its 'Adventures,' a type of instance with branching routes and stories which change how it all plays out. T...


Guild Wars 2 'Edge of the Mists' update out now

By Nathaniel Hohl, Feb 05, 2014 5:30pm PST

The Edge of the Mists content update is now live in Guild Wars 2.


"Get in there and kill keyboard turning pve scrubs with legendaries by the dozen!"

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Guild Wars 2 goes to the Edge of the Mists on February 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2014 3:30pm PST

Guild Wars 2 will journey towards the edge of the world in the upcoming Edge of the Mists update, which will continue the 'Living World' arc and add a new WvW map.