NCSOFT and Carbine Studios are excited to share this ‘What is WildStar’ video with you. As they head into Beta, lots of people still want to know: What is this WildStar game? Why should I care about it? Is it nutritional? Will my dog enjoy it? Well, they can’t promise to answer all of those questions, but they are pretty sure they have covered the basics in this video. Enjoy!
Defiance™, the highly anticipated online open-world shooter from Trion Worlds, will enter its third and final PC beta phase on March 22, starting at 4pm CET, and ending on March 25 at 5am CET. For the first time, on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, console gamers will get the chance to experience a taste of the massive co-op boss battles and fierce multiplayer gameplay that takes place across this evolving sci-fi universe. Specific details for the beta phase on each platform will be included in official invitations that are scheduled for distribution next week.
Participants in Advanced Mission Beta 3 will get to play as Ark Hunters. Genetically enhanced with unique abilities and armed to the hilt with a variety of unique alien and human weaponry boasting thousands of upgrade options, Ark Hunters are fearless operatives who scour the Earth competing for alien technology against all odds for vast rewards.
This weekend, starting on 7 pm EST, Friday, March 8 through 7 pm EST, Sunday, March 10, players can join in a free beta experience for the spacefaring adventure title Edge of Space. Edge of Space challenges players to build, create, mold, and fight to survive in the deepest, darkest, weirdest, and possibly most interesting part of the universe. With thousands of players already taking part in the on-going beta, now is the perfect time to explore the unknown thrills and dangers found in Edge of Space.
Bohemia Interactive today announced their plans for the upcoming PC-exclusive tactical military shooter game, Arma 3™. From next week onward, Tuesday March 5th, all are welcome to try out the authentic military gameplay and assist in the game’s development by participating in the Arma 3 Alpha. The Alpha will feature a limited amount of playable and sandbox content, receive regular updates and remain accessible until Arma 3’s Beta starts – which is expected in the second quarter of this year. The full and final version of Arma 3 is scheduled for release in Q3 2013.
Masthead Studios, a leading independent game developer, today announced that GUNS and ROBOTS has successfully opened the door for everyone to play the game. Players can get instant access to the online shooter today!
Players of GUNS and ROBOTS can look forward to exciting fast-paced battles, wide variety of customizable parts and modules, different weapon enchantments and pure fun! The open beta will allow players to play and participate in the development process. The Open Beta allows us to understand what our community wants, what they want to see in the battle arenas and be in touch with our players said Atanas Atanasov, CEO of Masthead Studios. The feedback from the volunteers in the Closed beta has been crucial and helped us improve important aspects of the game, he added.
Hi-Rez Studios, developers of free-to-play online action games, today announced the official launch of SMITE Open Beta for North America and Europe. Anyone interested in trying SMITE can create an account and download the game for free from SMITE
Hi-Rez also announced their sponsorship of an upcoming SMITE competitive season, including a launch tournament with prizing of one hundred thousand dollars. Additional details on the 100K Tournament qualifications and schedule will be communicated in the coming weeks.
Check out this immensely cool cinematic trailer for the upcoming Elder Scrolls Online MMORPG. Tamriel is at war. Three alliances — the Aldmeri Dominion, Daggerfall Covenant, and Ebonheart Pact — square off for control of The Imperial City.
Bethesda Softworks and ZeniMax Online Studios today announced that beta signups are now open for The Elder Scrolls Online at ElderScrollsOnline.com. Interested gamers simply have to go to the website and register for a chance to play. Selected beta registrants will be granted early access to beta test the game. They will be among the first to experience this epic world with others in one of 2013’s most highly-anticipated releases. Timing and details of the start of playtests will be provided at a later date to those who register.
Trion Worlds, the leading publisher and developer of premium games for the connected era, announced today that the anticipated online open world shooter, Defiance, is now available for pre-order in North America. Players who pre-order Defiance for PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, or Windows PC will receive a variety of special bonuses that include elite in-game items and a guaranteed invite to the coveted beta.
Paradox Interactive and Critical Studio today announced (under explicit permission from the Dungeon Master) that the world’s first theme park for pesky adventurers, Dungeonland, will open its doors to a small amount of sniveling beta testers in a limited beta starting in November. Though these insufferable soon-to-be beta participants obviously lack the brilliant, evil-focused brain that the almighty Dungeon Master has inside his big, beautiful, and pointy-beard endowed head, he shall nonetheless allow them to christen his theme park as a means to test out all the death dispatching gizmos and rides he has in store for the rest of the world’s adventurers when Dungeonland opens in Q1 2013.