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vVv Gaming’s February Round Up

The February Round-Up – by Sean “Blazek” Emes, edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn Another month has passed and what a month it has been for the MMO world and for Competitive Gaming. The long awaited Action MMO Tera Online has been given an official release date; while the two year old title Aion shows signs… Continue reading ‘vVv Gaming’s February Round Up’



Free to play games: the new standard?

Will Free to Play be the New Standard? – Written by Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn Since the dawn of MMO games we have been accustomed to the “Pay to Play” model that comes with the entertainment. Most gamers of the genre understand that servers take money to maintain and a good… Continue reading ‘Free to play games: the new standard?’



Exploring “Free to Play” games

Exploring the realm of Free to Play – Written by Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn If you’re like me, you’re the type of gamer who will wear out a loved game like a favorite pair of shoes. Eventually you’ll squeeze every last ounce of fun out the title (or just get fed… Continue reading ‘Exploring “Free to Play” games’



The Rise of the Indie Game

Niche games on the Rise? – Written by Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jerry “LordJerith” Prochazka In the last few years, the world of PC gaming has seen a major influx in the number of independent titles being released. Several contributing factors, such as Valve’s Steam platform, cheaper development tools and licensing fees, have all… Continue reading ‘The Rise of the Indie Game’



CCP Games blunders with Eve Online expansion

CCP Shows us How NOT to Treat Customers – by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn It’s almost amazing how rapid a company can go from praised to shunned. For CCP Games, it took less than one week. June 21 marked the release of Incarna, a graphically impressive expansion to the 9 year old MMO known as EVE… Continue reading ‘CCP Games blunders with Eve Online expansion’



vVv Gaming reports from MLG Columbus

History in the Making: MLG Columbus – Written by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn, Edited by Jerry “LordJerith” Prochazka The second event in the Major League Gaming 2011 season ends with critical acclaim! With four channels of high quality live stream watched by hundreds of thousands of people in more than 160 countries, this event was arguably… Continue reading ‘vVv Gaming reports from MLG Columbus’



Eve Online: The Little MMO That Could

EVE Online: Proving A Niche Game Can Succeed – By Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn Eight years after its release, EVE Online continues to be one of the few MMO’s with a strong user base. Despite being a game that caters to a very select crowd (known as a niche game) the… Continue reading ‘Eve Online: The Little MMO That Could’