January 29, 2011

Blade & Soul to Enter Open Beta Stage in 2011

Director Lee Jae Seong from Korea-based NCsoft made a speech at the recent "2011 Global Game Market Outlook Seminar", and disclosed that Blade & Soul would launch its OBT this year.

According to Lee Jae Seong, MMORPGs will lead the online game market in South Korea this year, and online games like TERA, which has gone into commercial service, Arche Age which will meet players, and Blade & Soul, will draw lots of players. As he said, though the OBT date of Arche Age is still unknown, Blade & Soul will perform its open beta within 2011 for sure.

Cabal Mercenaries Guide

Recently, Cabal Online released Episode 5: Mercenaries, which featured, as it's title says, the Mercenaries. These are special "allies" that you can summon in order to defeat mobs and monsters as you go about in Nevareth.

January 28, 2011

AIKA Global intensifies at 70!

Aika Global releases its new level cap at 70 with new maps, monsters and items.

Now is not the time to rest! Aika Global welcomes the strong and vigilant as T3Fun releases its first major patch of the year. Explore the unchartered level 70 zone, Aika Global’s new level cap. Push your limit and explore new monsters to bash, new lands and new items to fight for.

Aika Global February Events

The Elters of Aika Global will have another fun-filled month as T3Fun brings more activities for everyone's enjoyment.

iPhone-based Blade & Soul Being Developed

The famous South Korean game developer NCsoft has recently announced that iPhone-based Blade & Soul is being developed simultaneously, and they are recruiting developers for Blade & Soul Gaiden (translated), the iPhone version Blade & Soul.

January 26, 2011

Cabal PH: New Bail-out Rates and Penalties to be Implemented

Cabal PH has finally given in to the legit Cabalists' cries!

Beginning March 3, 2011, after the scheduled weekly server maintenance, Cabal PH will implement new bail-out rates and penalties, in line with the massive illegal third-party program usage in the game.

January 25, 2011

TERA Kicks Off Commercial Service Today

It has been 13 days since next-gen MMORPG TERA launched its open beta test on January 11th. On January 24th, NHN officially announced the close of TERA's OBT and the beginning of its commercial service at 10:00am, January 25th.

January 24, 2011

Episode V Expansion Manual Patch Download Links

In a few weeks the most-awaited Episode V: Mercenaries Expansion update would be applied on the Philippine servers.

The advance manual patch is already available for download. The patch is password-protected and the password would only be released on the day of the live server implementation(to prevent players from accidentally running the patch as doing so would cause your client to malfunction). The new game update will be applied on February 10, 2011.

Please stay tuned for updates in case there are changes in the update schedule.

January 22, 2011

MMOsite Readers Choice Awards 2010 Results

After two months of fierce competition, MMOsite Reader's Choice Award 2010 has successfully ended on January 16th, 2011. During this period, a total of 5,089,980 people had joined in this event, voting on their top choices of the games that they feel deserve the awards. Now we are proud to announce the winners of the 14 categories. Congratulations to all the winners and special thanks to everyone who participates in this event!

Check out the full list of MMOsite Reader's Choice Awards winners below.

January 19, 2011

Runes of Magic Database Hacked

Thank God it's not Runes of Magic PH!

It's reported that a Runes of Magic player called "augustus87" has hacked Frogster's database and threatened to release the data that contain over 3.5 million players' info to public, and even shut down the game's servers unless Frogster meet his demands.

Dragona(KR) Pre-OBT on January 20

Think you already played all kinds of MMORPG? A new action packed MMO has come to invade your network. Dragona Online, "Expedition of Bartan", Pre-OBT Phase is hitting Korean market on January 20, 2011. What's more, the Global Server of Dragona online will come this summer. It's the time for the NEW DNA of MMORPG.

Dragona FPS Fighting System Test on Jan. 20

The MMORPG Dragona Online, which is produced by over 80 developers and published by Korea-based LivePlex, can be said as a masterpiece of LivePlex at the cost of more than 2 years and 8 billion won. Dragona Online is a fantasy game based on a destructive war between the Goddess and the Evil Dragon. Featuring rich important elements, including dragon hearts, magic enhancement and continental protection, as well as offering a variety of combat modes and a special system to convert dragon's power, this game is well received by players.

January 15, 2011

Aika Global Nation Wars FAQs

Aion 2.5 Hits Korea on January 26

It seems that NCsoft and NHN's one-on-one fight is about to begin. TERA just launched open beta in Korea and NCsoft today announced to bring Aion 2.5 to live server on January 26th. Although the 2.5 patch won't change the core of Aion, it revamps the game on several key aspects and more importantly, it's a prototype of Aion 3.0, the expansion that could drastically change the game.

January 14, 2011

PSP2 To Be Revealed on January 27

A new version of the PlayStation Portable — a dedicated PlayStation Portable, mind you, not the all-but-confirmed PlayStation Phone — is long overdue. The latest rumors, however, point toward Sony unveiling a next-generation PSP as early as this month.

January 11, 2011

TERA Okay for Medium-end PC

The MMORPG TERA, which is published by Korea-based NHN, has extremely dazzling and exquisite graphics. It was once reported that TERA was the best MMO in terms of graphics (TERA Ranked No. 1 in Graphics). However, we can see from TERA's official site that its PC system requirements are not high.

Aika Global Nation Wars Schedule

Aika Global GMs Offical Statement

These GMs mean serious business.

An Aika Global player recently posted in the Aika Global Facebook Fanpage that his friend's item was deleted by GM Virtus on the assumption that it is a hacked item. The allegedly deleted item was crafted by the said player.

Here's the result of the investigation.

January 10, 2011

Dragona (SEA) Rumored to Launch Beta Soon

Dragona will start Open Beta in Korea later this month and it's said that it will have an English version very soon. The game has confirmed to enter Philippines market last year and the recent information shows that Microgaming, the game's Philippines publisher, is likely to launch the beta testing for the English version of Dragona in Philippines soon. And there's word says that the game will open the global server in the first half of 2011. There's no official announcement yet, so stay tuned for more details later.

CES 2011: What's New in PC Components

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) isn't just all tablet, cameras, and laptops; there's plenty of news for the PC component geek, too, ranging from tiny flash drives that pack a lot of heat to the hand-held gaming console. If you're a speed fiend, CES has something for you too, like the World's first DDR4 RAM. There are a ton of other components at CES 2011 that could make your life and home seem more like the future, so sit back and try to resist the urge to get out that credit card.

January 8, 2011

Razer Switchblade: World of Warcraft in Your Pocket?

You'd probably play World of Warcraft on a laptop, but on a handheld? Probably not. Not unless it offered enough key-space to manage the interface and compensated for the missing mouse in a way that didn't suck.

Razer has an idea for a handheld that might just pull it off. It's called the Razer Switchblade, and while it's still in the conceptual stage, it's making the rounds at CES in Vegas this week.

Firm Files Patent Lawsuit Against Activision Blizzard, Zynga

An invention firm started by Priceline.com founder Jay Walker has filed a lawsuit against two large computer gaming companies, Activision Blizzard and Zynga, alleging that some of their most popular games infringe on an online tournament patent.

January 7, 2011

Business Tycoon Online: Investment Function Guide

Razer Switchblade - Make PC Gaming On-The-Go

If you keep using your gaming as an excuse to stay at home, this might perhaps change your mind: Razer revealed the Switchblade, its concept for a mobile PC gaming platform -- a PC gaming and multimedia device that fits in your hand.

Cabal Episode V's Latest Dungeon

If you and your mercenary are after more action, then look no more! CABAL Online will be releasing its latest dungeon for you and your raiding party: Lava Hellfire!

Cardmon Hero Reciprocal Attribute Table

The image below will describe more about the different properties/attributes of each mercenaries in Cardmon Hero. Some equipments also have attributes so make sure that you take note of the Reciprocal Attribute Table below to know when and where to use those equipments.

This will also help you more to mix and match those mercenary cards to gain advantage in every battles. Go ahead and create your own mercenary line-up.

Where will your cards take you?

Aika Modified Experience Rate

Aika Global has reached 500 followers on Aika Global Official Twitter fan page. So as promised, they will give you one whole day of modified experience rate (X2). The event will start January 7, 2011 at exactly 00:00 EDT - 23:59 EDT.

To those who are not aware of the event, please view this link below:


Credits: Aika Global

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January 5, 2011

Thank You!

A huge THANK YOU to all the readers of this blog. The support is completely overwhelming. Thank you for turning this supposedly personal reference of mine into something that is already phenomenal enough in my little world.

You guys rock!

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Cabal: 170-180 WExp Leveling Guide

8.871% exp gained(after quest)-8.483% exp gained(before quest)=0.388%
100/0.388=257.7319588x7,000,000m EXP=1,804,123,711 EXP in Level 171

1,804,123,711/20,000,000(WExp reward)=90.21 WExp Trades

Cardmon Hero CBT2 Start and Client Download

Khan Wars Online PH finalizes Madmoo Jackpot Participants List

Run Up Philippines is proud to announce that Khan Wars Online is finalizing the list of participants for its MadMoo Jackpot competition. This grand contest will see the top 50 players of KWO Philippines' community facing off against opponents from 25 countries worldwide, in a bid to claim their share of a cash prize totaling 10,000 Euros (PHP 583,000).