The latest event for SMITE, Hera’s Odyssey, is now live on the game’s public test servers, allowing players to preview and test the event before it goes live with update 5.17. Over the course of the events, players will gain Odyssey levels by accumulating Odyssey points, which are earned by completing specific quests and/or by buying Odyssey items from the in-game shop. With every three Odyssey levels players earn, they’ll be granted a free item as a reward. Players can also earn collection bonus items through quests. Hera’s Odyssey also introduces four new skins for players to earn, giving new aesthetics and voice packs to Thanatos, Anubis, Discordia, and Kumbhakarna. … [Read more...] about SMITE’s Hera’s Odyssey update hits the PTS as Hi-Rez announces World Championship details
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The “X” stands for “please don’t let it suck” With Ultima Online, a popular but graphically aging MMO on its hands, EA started looking into creating a sequel as soon as newer 3-D games began drawing in bigger crowds. A mere two years after UO’s launch, Ultima Worlds Online: Origins (also called Ultima Online 2) was in development by Origin Systems. By spring 2001, however, EA canceled the project and gutted Richard Garriott’s Origin Systems (Garriott had left a year previous to found Destination Games). … [Read more...] about The Game Archaeologist: Ultima X Odyssey
The good news about those changes is that with enough gold (and later, mithril coins) you can now get up to 120 storage slots in your house! It’ll cost you 156 gold (depends on whether you already have the first two chests or not) plus 400 mithril coins. You can buy 500 mithril coins for 4000 Turbine Points (that’d be 2 times 250 mithril coins for 2000 Turbine Points each which is the best value at 8 Turbine Points per mithril coin). Those numbers are all for deluxe houses. I’m not sure if the regular small houses will still keep their current chest limit of 30 slots. … [Read more...] about Lotro: Buy your housing chests before Helm’s Deep arrives!
Shenmue Online Dreamcast’s 1999 Shenmue was one of the most critically acclaimed titles on the console. While its attempt to create a fully immersive world wasn’t as realized as fans had hoped, it certainly left a strong following in its wake. The 2001 sequel only whetted more desire for additional adventures, which Sega and JC Entertainment attempted to give players when it announced Shenmue Online in 2004. The project was in development for a few years and suffered from a legal squabble over the rights. By 2007, the project’s cancellation was all but fact. … [Read more...] about Perfect Ten: Hit franchises that were almost made into MMORPGs
Top 5: What Are Blizzard’s Greatest Games Ever? When it comes to online gaming, Blizzard Entertainment is a household name. Founded in 1991, the studio has sprung up some of the most beloved gaming titles ever. From the Warcraft franchise to Diablo and Overwatch, many gamers have been touched by gaming greatness. However, for newer generation players that may not have heard of the company and its games, you might be wondering: What are Blizzard’s greatest games ever created? Lucky you, we’ve put together a list of our top 5 favorites. … [Read more...] about Top 5: What Are Blizzard’s Greatest Games Ever?