PC / RPG / Release: Jun 3, 2014 / ESRB: T

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.


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.


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...


WildStar's final classes revealed: Medic and Engineer

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 03, 2013 12:00pm PST

Carbine's approach with WildStar seems to be carefully observing other MMORPG's exciting bits then building polished versions of them for itself, so its no surprise that its classes don't stray far from the norm. The developer today revealed the final two of WildStar's six c...


WildStar allows buying subscription time with in-game gold

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 19, 2013 10:30am PDT

Carbine's WildStar is an interesting one, seeming not to particularly innovate but refining and bringing together lessons learned from the past decade of MMORPGs. Publisher NCsoft today revealed it'll charge monthly subscription fees, but with a twist picked up from EVE Onli...


WildStar trailer shows off player housing

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT

We may live in hovels ridden with damp and caked in filth, and so we play video games in the hope of realising our dreams of having carpet (carpet!) and no murders. If you buy into the whole "video games are wish-fulfilment" thing, anyway. A new WildStar trailer shows off th...


WildStar beta signups begin

By John Keefer, Mar 20, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Developer Carbine Studios is trying hard to smash many of the pesky problems that it finds annoying in the current crop of MMOs on the market. A new trailer shows off quite a bit of what the game is about and why all you "cupcakes" out there should care. And if you are inter...


WildStar preview: MMO problem-solver

By Kat Bailey, Feb 06, 2013 6:00am PST

WildStar is an ambitious project that holds a lot of promise. Maybe Carbine won't make "the next great MMO," but given all the talent and intelligent ideas behind WildStar, it should at least be a fun one.


MMO WildStar announced by NCSoft

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2011 7:30am PDT

Building, exploring, and collecting are playstyles intended to be just as valid as hitting monsters until they fall over in MMORPG WildStar, announced today at Gamescom by NCSoft.