MMORPG - Games in Asia
Hotly-anticipated games like Guild Wars 2 and FFXIV are bucking the free-to-play trend in China. Will gamers bite?
Guild Wars 2 is coming to China with a free trial starting later this month, but whether or not gamers will be able to accept the game’s monetization is an open question.
NCSoft MMO Aion has now been free-to-play in Europe for two years, and it’s putting up some very interesting numbers.
A Realm Reborn is finally coming to China this April, but there’s bad news for Chinese MMORPG fans: it won’t be free.
Huo Tingxiao, the production and art designer for some of Zhang Yimou’s prettiest movies, is now working on a game at Giant Interactive.
Lion’s Arch, Guild Wars 2’s most industrious city, has taken a beating over these past few weeks as the game’s big bad Scarlet, successfully invaded the once impregnable city. On March 4, 2014, the heroes of Tyria will bring the fight back to Scarlet and reclaim Lion’s Arch from her clutches with the upcoming update.
The Chinese version of Dragon Nest is getting a cool new update that includes maps and a new job change for Assassins: Light Fury.
Dragon Quest X 2.1 is about to be released and with it comes a whole new class of fighter as well as some fun side things to do with your time.
Chinese gamers say they don’t want to pay $60 to boost to level 90 the way it seems American WoWers will have to.
You read that right, Guild Wars 2’s busiest city is now in ruins, thanks to the game’s latest update, Escape from Lion’s Arch, that went live yesterday on February 18, 2014. The update provides more content for players level 30 and up, and more dynamic events for those heading back into the now-besieged city of Lion’s Arch.
A rebooted (sort of) version of the classic anime MMORPG Seal Online is coming to Chinese open beta this Thursday.
You may or may not like it, but Valentine’s Day is here. And if you don’t have plans yet, how does the idea of gaming on Valentine’s sound like? Interested? Good. Here are a few games you can play based on your emotional or relationship status.
Bless is about to break into closed beta, but how much do we really know about the game? Neowiz’s Jacob Han shares some new details.