What are some of the most popular Asian MMORPG characteristics in 2019 you ask? Well, it wouldn’t surprise you to know that the formula still hasn’t change since the early 2000’s and the rise in popularity of games from the East. Here are some of the key characteristics and tropes you want to keep in mind if you’re looking for an Asian MMORPG to play. These aren’t necessarily good or bad, as everyone has their preference and you have the right to spend your time and money as you choose to. Race and Gender Locks Popular games like BDO and TERA gender lock their classes, and one wonders why this exists in the first place. If MMORPGs have a fun class and make it female only, the chances of cash shop costume sales could be pretty high. And the age old argument is probably valid, being that if the core gameplay is fun, who cares about gender locks? But there are folks out there that prefer playing what they want, over what they’re forced to. If someone … [Read more...] about What Are The Most Popular 2019 Asian MMORPG Characteristics?
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If you’re looking to rustle some jimmies or meme it up on the Assassin’s Creed Origin forums, you might want to think twice or risk the wrath of some overworked, twitchy moderators. The forums are undergoing an apparent fumigation after they were targeted by a collective of trolls and angry gamers responding to so-called “blackwashing,” alleging that Ubisoft is depicting characters in the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Origin as darker in complexion than some believe they should be. Assassin’s Creed: Origins launches October 27, 2017 on PC, Xbox, and Playstation. The game serves as a prequel to the series, set in Ptolemaic era Ancient Egypt with the player taking the role of Bayek and the origins (get it?) of the order of Assassins and their rival Templar group. The series has been criticized over its historical accuracy. Recent studies have shown that ancient Egyptians shared more ancestry with Near Easterners (West Asia, Middle East) and that … [Read more...] about [NM] Assassin’s Creed Forums Struck By Trolling Over Skin Color