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Are Level Caps Killing Your Game?

Level Caps Killing Your Game? – Written by Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn The Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) industry has been in a pretty sad state over the last seven years. Many games have been released only to disappoint hundreds of thousands of fans who proceed to discard the game within months,… Continue reading ‘Are Level Caps Killing Your Game?’



A look back at the Utherverse WoW Fancon

A few weeks ago I told you all about the WoW Fancon, a ‘virtual convention’ that was held for World of Warcraft (WoW) players by Utherverse.  For those who’ve never played WoW, a ‘virtual convention’ is very much like Second Life or The Sims, with attendees using custom-made avatars to explore a convention center that… Continue reading ‘A look back at the Utherverse WoW Fancon’



A look back at BlizzCon 2011

Blizzcon Recap 2011 – Written by Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn Blizzcon 2011 kicked off last weekend in Anaheim, California with an action-packed, information overload crammed into three short days! There were new, exciting announcements and more in-depth knowledge for all three of Blizzard’s premiere titles; some heavily anticipated and some questionable,… Continue reading ‘A look back at BlizzCon 2011′



World of Warcraft Fancon: A Virtual Fan Convention!

As someone who’s been to a fair share of conventions, the idea of a ‘virtual fan convention’ does pique my interest.  This week, virtual event host Utherverse will be holding the very first ‘virtual fancon’ for World of Warcraft enthusiasts, dubbed “WoW Fancon.” Taking place entirely in virtual reality, the “WoW Fancon” seeks to replicate… Continue reading ‘World of Warcraft Fancon: A Virtual Fan Convention!’



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’



Gamer Rant: Where are the competitive MMOs?

Competitive MMOs, Where Art Thou? Written By Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jerry “LordJerith” Prochazka There is no doubt that the popularity of competitive gaming is on the rise, and surprisingly, many companies have been giving their support for our scene. The entirety of the Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, or MOBA for short, has made… Continue reading ‘Gamer Rant: Where are the competitive MMOs?’



Is World of Warcraft self-destructing?

Needless Self-Destruction – By Sean “Blazek” Emes, Edited by Jordan “Doomhammer” Kahn Over the last several years, many gamers and developers have been making claims about upcoming MMO’s that would supposedly kill the titan known as World of Warcraft (WoW). All of the games that came in its wake held great claims that they could… Continue reading ‘Is World of Warcraft self-destructing?’