DC Universe Online is inviting players to take part in its annual Tides of War Summer Event. Players will be able to take part in a number of events including battling for the Atlantean Outpost and set out for the Open World Content playing Summer Seasonal Aquaman (Hero) or Summer Seasonal Ocean Master (Villain). Choose a side and earn some great new feats. New Feats Hula Master Superhero Staycation Release the Crackers! Beach Cleanup Crew Bubble Trouble There are also "new base items, breezy new island styles and a bubbly new aura" to collect so waste no time! The Summer Seasonal Event runs from today through July 25th. Learn more on the DC Universe Online site. … [Read more...] about Put On Your Hula Skirt & Coconut Bra & Get Lei’d in the Summer Seasonal Event
The DC Universe Online site has been updated with a brief post to announce the next major content update that will see the Teen Titans home to Titan Tower and that "a new system to upgrade your characters". The Teen Titans: Judas Contract episode will be coming in July and the Augment system will be arriving in August. THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT JUDAS CONTRACT: Judas Contract will be a large-scale episode and event, with level-agnostic event versions of content available for a limited time. The episode will feature new and returning heroes and villains, including Nightwing, Raven, Damian Wayne, Red Robin, Terra, Jericho, and more. The storyline will include a variety of singleplayer and multiplayer adventures set in and around Titan's Island and Titan's Tower. The episode will launch new player rewards, including new gear, styles, base items, and feats. The Augment System is designed to "supplant and replace the current R&D mod system". They're similar to, … [Read more...] about Teen Titans and New Augments Coming This Summer
Hyper Universe, a side-scrolling action MOBA published by Nexon America, is expanding beyond the PC platform and coming exclusively to the Xbox One family of devices, including the Xbox One X, this summer on August 7, 2018. Fans of the action MOBA can also pre-order a special Ultimate Hypers Pack for $19.99 available starting today on Xbox. Valued at over $120, the deal includes instant access to all 39 Hypers at launch and all future Hypers, as well as six Xbox-exclusive Hyper skins to show off on the battlefield. Players who pre-order the Ultimate Hypers Pack by August 6 will also receive Celine’s Aurora’s Arrow skin at launch. In this innovative take on the MOBA gaming genre, Hyper Universe deftly combines action-packed combat and team-based strategic gameplay. With an outrageous cast of characters assembled from every corner of the galaxy by developer Cwavesoft, Hyper Universe gives players a gaming experience that’s out of this world! For an early look of Hyper … [Read more...] about – Nexon bringing side-scroll MOBA to Xbox One this summer
Summer 2018 MMORPG Expansion Releases and Launches Summer is traditionally an active period for MMORPGs, especially for expansion launches. This year’s line-up proves that this trend is set to continue, and we’ve listed all the major games that will be pushing out new content in the summer. Wild West Online – Steam Launch, 9th May Wild West Online is a marriage between the wild west and today’s battle royale style of games. It’s an open world shooter with character progression, in the form of talent trees, economic growth and more. While the game had its fair share of issues in the alpha over the past year, it has incorporated player feedback and made sweeping changes. Will it be enough for players? Initial reviews on Steam since its launch earlier this month indicates no. Let’s see what else the studio behind WWO can do in the coming months to address concerns of bland and boring gameplay among other things. The Elder Scrolls Online – … [Read more...] about Summer 2018 MMORPG Expansion Releases and Launches
Today's big story is Trion's announcement of Defiance 2050, a remake of their 5 year old sci-fi MMORPG shooter Defiance. The game originally launched alongside a SyFy series of the same name that lasted 3 seasons. While the show isn't making a comeback, Trion has announced that Defiance 2050 will be ready by summer 2018. We don't have all the details just yet, but we do know players won't be able to transfer their current characters over. Besides a graphics overhaul, Defiance 2050 will have a new class and progression system. In many ways Defiance 2050 reminds us of another dated MMORPG that got a new lease on life: Secret World Legends. Funcom managed to revitalize an otherwise archaic game into something that can compete in the free to play reality of today's MMORPG marketplace. Defiance 2050 is set to launch as a free to play title available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. With that in mind, we're hopeful that other studios will adopt this strategy. There are so many great MMORPGs with … [Read more...] about The Weekly Raid: Which MMORPGs Should Get a Defiance Style Reboot?