Finally, the veteran trading card game gets a worthy digital version. Unlike previous MTG digital iterations, Arena is free to play and players can earn cards through in-game activities. At launch, Wizards of the Coast was especially generous with an event that offered players multiple free decks for winning matches. While pioneering the trading aspect of the card game genre, Arena offers no trading, but a 'Wildcard' mechanic helps players get the cards they need to make their decks work. MTG Arena beat out another card game designed by Richard Garfield this year, Valve's Artifact. Despite Valve's history of game development, Artifact launched in an incomplete state, with a retail price, and with no way to earn cards for free. It will be interesting to see how both games develop in 2019. … [Read more...] about The MMOs.com Game Of The Year Awards 2018 Edition
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GW2 also features a skill system that allows players to easily change skillsets by simply equipping the appropriate weapon type. Although, unlike Final Fantasy XIV, equippable weapon types still depend on the hero’s profession or class. Also, while the available skills seem a bit limited, the system still gives players the freedom to fine tune their hero’s skills to fit their playing style or a particular situation, boss, or mob. Skills are automatically improved as the character gains levels. They can also be manually improved by unlocking and selecting Traits. Traits are passive skills that give bonuses to skills and player attributes. Traits can be unlocked by completing tasks, such as defeating an enemy, completing events, and reaching specific destinations, or by purchasing them using coin, the game’s main currency. Skill-points are also awarded as players gain levels. Like the original Guild Wars, players at mid/late game will always have more skills than they … [Read more...] about Guild Wars 2 Game Review
An intuitive user interface Unique and fully detailed environments depicting the world of Middle-earth Fully-narrated story interludes Branching narrative paths based on player choices Visual and audio effects tied to every hero, card, and action A dynamic AI that adapts to player’s triumphs—and mistakes The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game delivers an immersive narrative-driven experience that will connect players with Tolkien’s fiction like never before. Beyond Early Access, The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game will be expanded to support co-op play, allowing two players to bring their fellowships together and fight through quests side-by-side! … [Read more...] about Top 5: What Are The Best New Games Launching In August 2018?
#1 World of Warcraft Classic Launching Summer 2019 Finally after much teasing, demo impressions and discussions, we have a release date for WoW Classic. It’s on the most anticipated list for many reasons, perhaps best of all is the chance to walk down memory lane and feed our nostalgia for an early World of Warcraft experience. Better yet, it will be authentic as it gets, on par and superior than other private run servers out there. Players are already checking out the demo at home and the early feedback seems to be good. The best piece of news however, is that your current WoW subscription will give you access to WoW Classic. Therefore, no extra expenditure or cost required. … [Read more...] about Top 5 Biggest Announcements From BlizzCon 2018: WoW Classic, Diablo Immortal And More
#4 Battlezone Gold Edition Battlezone Gold Edition features motion controls that transform the Switch into the Cobra’s cockpit, giving you truly immersive control of the most advanced war machine ever built! Battlezone Gold Edition also offers support for both online and wireless local co-op play for up to 4 players, as well as ALL the content ever released for the game including bobbleheads, tank skins and Classic Mode. … [Read more...] about 5 New Nintendo Switch Games You Should Check Out This Week!