So now we have a date at the end of August for World of Warcraft: Classic. That’s actually a lot later than I had expected, but I think it makes a certain amount of sense; I expect that the live game’s next patch will be timed aiming at another game’s expansion release, and so Classic winds up coming in with enough lead time that fans can migrate over seamlessly. Even if “migration” doesn’t appear to be what’s going to happen, for the most part. … [Read more...] about WoW Factor: Thoughts on the impending arrival of WoW Classic
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RuneScape players have found that the game's biggest and toughest boss, Solak, Guardian of the Lost Grove, has made a return to the world he left behind millenia ago. Up to seven players can choose to take on this high-level, end-game boss. There are two ways to try to bring him down: In 2-player mode or group mode. … [Read more...] about Solak, Guardian of Lost Grove Arrives with Nifty AR Snapcode
To celebrate Bai’s impending arrival, En Masse is now hosting a login event. Between now and April 23, players can log in and pick up some special goodies — whether they create a Bai character or not. Those who pre-create Bai will get another special box with all kinds of useful items. … [Read more...] about MMOBomb Exclusive: Learn About Bai’s Dark Past In New Closers Story Trailer
Eliot Lefebvre (@Eliot_Lefebvre, blog): Next week, it’s time for me to travel across the country to take part in the Final Fantasy XIV media tour, so this weekend will include no small amount of prep work for that. I will, of course, be playing the game itself along the way and possibly a couple other single-player titles whilst I stock up on things to do. … [Read more...] about WRUP: Lex Luthor All-Star Racing edition
The servers are expected to go live at 6 p.m. EDT this evening, simultaneously around the globe, so you west coasters will still be at work, and the Europeans will be heading off to dreamland, but Classic will be up and hopefully functional when you are. We have it on good authority from a source who happens to be intimately involved with Blizzard’s infrastructure that it’s all hands on deck there and at affected ISPs for this launch, which won’t surprise you since the servers – including the new ones added today – were already flooded with people rolling their characters and claiming names ahead of the release this evening. … [Read more...] about WoW Classic’s servers are live – have fun in your queues!