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Bethesda Has Been Purchased By Microsoft — The Whole Thing

by Peter Paltridgeon September 23, 2020
Is what we’ve been hearing true? Is Elder Scrolls — and Doom, and Fallout, and everything else falling under the Bethesda umbrella — now property of Microsoft? And to everyone who was complaining that XBox doesn’t have enough exclusives — are you happy now? Yes, it really happened — Microsoft outright bought ZeniMax Media, Bethesda’s […]
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Final Fantasy 16 Is Here! The First Trailer At Least

by Peter Paltridgeon September 17, 2020
What number comes after 15? And why does it take Square Enix so long to count? The last mainline Final Fantasy game, the fifteenth in the series, was released four years ago and until now, there wasn’t a peep from the company about what would come next. September 16, the day of Sony’s most recent […]

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Mystical Ellie’s Water Festival Returns To Black Desert Online

by Peter Paltridgeon April 8, 2020
Is there a new festival in Black Desert Online? It’s actually an old festival returning for another round, but who cares if a party is a recycled one? Mystical Ellie’s Water Festival is back, and will be active for the next two weeks. New event quests can be taken up at Terrmian Beach, and if […]
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Field Of Valor Returns To Black Desert Mobile

by Peter Paltridgeon April 2, 2020
What’s been going on lately in Black Desert Mobile? Nothing new, but the return of something old? In February Pearl Abyss introduced the Field of Valor to Black Desert Mobile….it’s a gauntlet of enemies that Adventurers can face for high rewards (but only if they make it…the thing is at least a half-hour of fighting). […]

Last Oasis Enters Early Access On Steam

by Peter Paltridgeon March 30, 2020
Could you survive in a world half-frozen and half-burning? In the MMO Last Oasis, freshly launched to Steam Early Access this week, will you find out? Last Oasis takes place in an apocalyptic, ruined Earth that’s halted its rotation. As a result, both halves of the planet are inhospitable, for opposing reasons: the west side […]
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Revelation Online Introduces Skyward World

by Peter Paltridgeon March 24, 2020
What has Revelation Online been updated with? How vast is the new world added to the game? It’s the Skyward World, the largest expansion ever to hit Revelation Online, and it’s free of charge. There’s a lot to see and do as of now. This update introduces the War of the Wardens storyline, which has […]

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Monster Hunter World Iceborne Updated With More Monsters

by Peter Paltridgeon March 24, 2020
Seeking a fresh challenge in Monster Hunter World? Another update has hit the game on all systems, but how much does it cost? Nothing at all…this is the third free update to Iceborne. And here’s what you’ll find in it…. Two new monsters, Rajang and Variant Raging Brachydios, are now stomping across the landscape awaiting […]

Black Desert Online Turns Four, Launches Charity Drive

by Peter Paltridgeon March 18, 2020
How old is Black Desert Online? Not old enough to shave or drink, but old enough to get a special video? You can watch a little sketch below by Carbot Animation celebrating BDO’s anniversary, but that’s not the main attraction this week… This is the week Pearl Abyss partners with Kakao Games to launch a […]

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The Bosses Are Back In Black Desert Mobile

by Peter Paltridgeon March 12, 2020
Have the World Bosses returned in Black Desert Mobile? Sure looks like it…what’ll it take to defeat them this time? Nouver, Karanda, and Kzarka, the World Bosses, have returned to Black Desert Mobile. Rising up to the challenge of beating them won’t be easy, but if you’re brave enough and can pull it off, you’ll […]
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Have A Hot Time In Black Desert This Week

by Peter Paltridgeon March 11, 2020
What’s up in Black Desert Online this week? Another Succession update? No, Pearl Abyss swears they’re once and for all done with those for the time being. So far, this time they’ve kept to their word. If you’ve just upgraded your Adventurer and are looking for something to do with them, the Hot Time event […]