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Microsoft’s AI Experiments Are Creating Unbeatable Raid Bosses

Raid bosses are the toughest fights in any massively multiplayer online game, but eventually players always find ways to crack them. Now developers are looking at ways to use cloud computing to give raid bosses a way of fighting back.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Xbox One’s New Free-To-Play MMO Is Something To Do

Launched this week for the Xbox One, Bandai Namco’s Bless Unleashed is a free-to-play fantasy MMO that sprang from the ashes of canceled Neowiz PC game Bless Online. I don’t know why it was resurrected, renamed, and turned into an Xbox One exclusive, but it’s here, it’s free, and it’s kept me from thinking about…Read […]

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Fans Beautifully Remaster One Of World of Warcraft’s Greatest Moments

It’s been a decade since World of Warcraft players stormed Icecrown Citadel to take down the Lich King Arthas Menethil once and for all. Blizzard’s ending cinematic to the Wrath of the Lich King expansion is a powerful piece, but it’s showing its age. Nothing new models, textures, lighting effects, and some very… Read more…

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The Next Year-Long Elder Scrolls Online Adventure Explores The Dark Heart Of Skyrim

Teased during the Video Game Awards back in December and officially announced today, the Dark Heart of Skyrim is a year-long story event in Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online, giving players the chance to explore iconic locations 1,000 years before the events of The Elder Scrolls V.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Next Year-Long Elder Scrolls Online Adventure Explores The Dark Heart Of Skyrim

Teased during the Video Game Awards back in December and officially announced today, the Dark Heart of Skyrim is a year-long story event in Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online, giving players the chance to explore iconic locations 1,000 years before the events of The Elder Scrolls V.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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World Of Warcraft’s New Update Unleashes Eldritch Horrors On Azeroth

Twisted creatures from nightmare realms invade Azeroth in this week’s Visions of N’Zoth update for World of Warcraft. Am I talking about the minions of titular Old God N’Zoth, who seeks to engulf the world in his dreadful embrace, or the thousands of fox-eared Vulpera now trampling the planet in the name of the Horde?…Read […]

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Black Desert Mobile Is Out Globally Today, And It’s Good

Black Desert, the fantasy online role-playing game with the character creator we wouldn’t shut up about a few years back, started on PC, then jumped to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Last year, developer Pearl Abyss released a free-to-play mobile version in Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. Starting today, everybody can play the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Black Desert Mobile Is Out Globally Today, And It’s Good

Black Desert, the fantasy online role-playing game with the character creator we wouldn’t shut up about a few years back, started on PC, then jumped to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Last year, developer Pearl Abyss released a free-to-play mobile version in Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. Starting today, everybody can play the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Black Desert Mobile Is Out Globally Today, And It’s Good

Black Desert, the fantasy online role-playing game with the character creator we wouldn’t shut up about a few years back, started on PC, then jumped to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Last year, developer Pearl Abyss released a free-to-play mobile version in Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. Starting today, everybody can play the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Man Spends $1.4 Million On Game Character, Which His Friend Accidentally Sold For Only $552

Whoops! According to South China Morning Post, a man in China spent an eye-watering $1.4 million on his character in MMORPG Justice Online. His buddy accidentally sold said character for a mere $552. The man has filed a lawsuit against game company NetEase and his friend. Well, former friend, I guess.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Man Spends $1.4 Million On Game Character, Which His Friend Accidentally Sold For Only $552

Whoops! According to South China Morning Post, a man in China spent an eye-watering $1.4 million on his character in MMORPG Justice Online. His buddy accidentally sold said character for a mere $552. The man has filed a lawsuit against game company NetEase and his friend. Well, former friend, I guess.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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To 15 Years of World of Warcraft, and All the Pups I’ve Loved Before

This coming weekend, on November 23, the Warcraft franchise marks some significant birthdays. Not only is it 25 years since Blizzard’s fantasy series first kicked off with the release of Orcs and Humans, it’s also 15 years to the day since Azeroth became open to all in World of Warcraft, changing video games forever.…Read more… […]

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The Next World Of Warcraft Expansion, Shadowlands, Takes Players Into The Afterlife

Announced today at the BlizzCon 2019 keynote, the seventh major expansion for World of Warcraft is called Shadowlands. The followup to Battle for Azeroth, coming in 2020, sees former Horde Warchief turned master villain Sylvanas Windrunner unleash death across the world of Azeroth and players venturing into the realm…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Next World Of Warcraft Expansion, Shadowlands, Takes Players Into The Afterlife

Announced today at the BlizzCon 2019 keynote, the seventh major expansion for World of Warcraft is called Shadowlands. The followup to Battle for Azeroth, coming in 2020, sees former Horde Warchief turned master villain Sylvanas Windrunner unleash death across the world of Azeroth and players venturing into the realm… Read more…

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WoW Classic’s First Big Content Update Adds Dire Maul Dungeons

Now that players have had a month and a half to get used to World of Warcraft as it was in late 2004, it’s time to scootch forward to early 2005. Today’s first major update to World of Warcraft Classic adds the three-part Dire Maul dungeon, filed with Ogres, elves, and assorted evil. Read more… […]

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WoW Classic’s First Big Content Update Adds Dire Maul Dungeons

Now that players have had a month and a half to get used to World of Warcraft as it was in late 2004, it’s time to scootch forward to early 2005. Today’s first major update to World of Warcraft Classic adds the three-part Dire Maul dungeon, filed with Ogres, elves, and assorted evil. Read more… […]

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The Next World Of Warcraft Update Brings Playable Fox And Mechagnome Races

Now that the Battle for Azeroth is winding down it’s time for World of Warcraft to take care of unfinished business. The next big free game update, Visions of N’Zoth, pits Horde and Alliance players against the maddening threat of a powerful elder god. More importantly, it adds two new playable allied races, the…Read more… […]

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World of Warcraft’s Greatest Tragedies Look So Much Cuter In A Pop-Up Book

Last year, in the lead-up to World of Warcraft’s Battle for Azeroth expansion, Horde leader Sylvanas Windrunner went a bit more evil than usual. She set the world tree ablaze, destroying the night elf capital of Teldrassil and murdering countless innocents in the process. It was one of the most horrific events in the…Read more… […]

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