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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Black Desert Online Beta Wrap-up | The good, the bad, and the money

The long wait for the western release of Black Desert Online is nearly over. For many gamers, the launch date of March 3rd couldn’t come soon enough, especially after doing so well in both the Korean and Russian markets. I only got to see a small section of the game during the Closed Beta Test […]

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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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