World of Warcraft: Legion Review | Back in the habit

“MMORPGs are dying,” they said. “Nobody has time to play them,” they said. “WoW’s clearly going Free-To-Play next month,” they said. These are just a few of the observations that have been floating around the internet for years, and in some ways it’s understandable. After all, World of Warcraft’s subscription numbers have been in decline […]

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Doing the Improbable | Why I had to back Chronicles of Elyria

There’s a series of articles I’ve been wanting to write for a while now regarding the MMOG scene, and their subjects can be boiled down to the following two points. Firstly, I long for an MMORPG where players can affect the overarching story, not just the in-game world. Secondly, I miss having adventures with my […]

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So Let’s Investigate… Black Desert Character Creator

While I didn’t get to sample as much of it as I would have liked, I did manage to get hands-on with upcoming MMORPG Black Desert back in December. There were many things I liked about it – the colourful visuals, the combo-based combat system, the fact mounts need to be tamed and fed, and […]

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Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Review

If I had to describe Heart of Thorns in one word, it would be ‘humongous.’ Even after two weeks in the Maguuma Jungle I still haven’t traversed all of the new multi-layered zones, which in turn means I haven’t unlocked all of the masteries or taken part in all of the different events. Of course, […]

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Why now is the time to experience The Secret World

Last week I finally revisited The Secret World. After reviewing it at launch, calling it “a brave new world worth spending time in,” I gradually had less and less time to play it. This was despite my former colleague Jon falling head over heels for it, proclaiming his love for it repeatedly. I watched from […]

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