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  • PC 2006 Year in Review

    IGN has posted thier look at gaming in 2006. The highs and the lows, that good and the bad. See if you agree with their take on the year.

    Over the next seven pages we're going to cover the highest highs and lowest lows, the biggest news and highest reviews of 2006. We're going to look back at the year's events, like E3, GDC and TGS, and see how well (or how little) PC games kept up in a year full of console highlights and lowlights. You'll find a list of the year's highest rated and most popular reader titles along with a list of the best selling games of 2006. We'll break down the biggest news of the year and provide a few tips and tricks on the hottest games. And finally, we'll take a look at 2007 and see what's in store for the PC as it gears up to go head to head with the console gorillas.

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    Thu, Dec 21, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Voyage Century Online Announces Official Launch Date!

    Press releases abound today! This one comes from Voyage Century Online to announce their official launch.

    (Sunnyvale, CA – December 21, 2006) –Grab your calendar and mark the date in red! Voyage Century Online, the innovative 16th century nautical online game from Internet Gaming Gate (IGG), announces its official launch date: December 22nd at 12:00 p.m. EST.

    Find out more in the full press release!

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    Thu, Dec 21, 2006
    LadySirse
  • PC Gamer Exclusive Minion - the War Boar!

    The official site for Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising announces an offer available through PC Gamer.

    That's right! In this months issue of PC Gamer you will see an ad for Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising.

    In said add you will learn that you can go to a special website to get a code for an in-game exclusive pet minion, the elusive and entertaining War Boar!

    The War Bar will be with you from the beginning to help you along the way in battle and will only be attainable through this special offer.

    The War Boar will have special war paint in the colors of your base colors.

    Also of note, the magazine says win a signed copy of the game, well due to legal restrictions that has changes to a signed t-shirt.

    Head over to learn more!

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    Wed, Dec 20, 2006
    LadySirse
  • User Agreement Violators Terminated

    The official site for Final Fantasy XI tells us today that they have banned over 7,000 accounts for violations of the User Agreement.

    Today, a number of accounts which were confirmed to have violated the user agreement by using unauthorized third-party software tools within FINAL FANTASY XI to enable abnormal in-game movement were discovered and have been suspended or permanently terminated.

    Based on the results of our investigation, over 7,450 PlayOnline accounts were terminated while over 250 accounts were temporarily suspended indefinitely.

    Get clicking to see the rest of the details.

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    Wed, Dec 20, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Patch Notes 1.0.17

    The official site for Dark and Light has just posted their patch notes for today's update.

    AMONG the numerous evolutions brought by this new Dark and Light patch, you will find some work done on the starting areas which will bring the players together in a single starting point as they begin their journey. You will also find new tribes who inhabit Ganareth’s lands. Find all of this in the patch note below...

    New starting areas:

    In order to make new players meet other people more quickly as they are experiencing their first hours in Ganareth, the Dark and Light team has chosen to rework the starting areas.

    There's lots more to read so get clicking!

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    Wed, Dec 20, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Guardian Class Beta Journal

    The official site for Lord of the Rings Online has been updated today with another in the weekly series of weekly player beta journals.

    I wasn't sure how this game was going to turn out, but after playing as a Guardian, I have come to realize that, yes, this game is great fun when played mainly solo, but, unlike many other MMO's I've played, the classes develop so many more uses when played as a part of a group.

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    Wed, Dec 20, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Release Notes: December 20th

    More updates at the official site for Dungeons and Dragons Online. this update is the release notes for the latest updates.

    -All loot, including Festival Coins will now autostack.
    - In our last Update, we fixed the pillars in the Titan encounter so that he could no longer get stuck on them. In this hotifx, we are now fixing the Titan so that he knows he can't get stuck on the pillars. He might still climb onto the pillars, but he should now be able to get back off them again.

    Get clicking to read the rest of the notes.

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    Wed, Dec 20, 2006
    LadySirse
  • The Festival Jester Arrives!

    The official site for Dungeons and Dragons Online has been updated with news on this holiday festival...

    Festival is a new holiday commissioned by the Coin Lords of Stormreach. Since ancient times, the folk of Eberron have observed Long Shadows during these chill weeks -- a grim season when the power of the Shadow, god of the Dark Six, is at its strongest. Dire magic gathers in dusky corners, and evil stalks the night in a thousand guises. The Coin Lords have determined that the terror of Long Shadows must end! To this end, they devised Festival, a celebration to drive evil out of the city. Instead of cowering from the Shadow, citizens are encouraged to exchange gifts with their adventuring partners and loved ones. And by slaying the monsters who threaten the city's well-being, they may collect Festival Coins to demonstrate their dauntless spirit in the face of Long Shadows and the Dark Six!

    Get clicking to see the rest of the details.

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    Wed, Dec 20, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Holiday Cheer for Players of EverQuest Online Adventures

    SOE announced their new trial offer and pricing in a press release...

    In the spirit of the season, Sony Online Entertainment is introducing exciting new holiday content and special offers for fans of EverQuest Online Adventures, the massively multiplayer RPG for the Sony PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Along with new game content, Sony is offering those that want to rejoin the adventure a chance to come back for a 30-day trial period!

    Read the rest of the press release for more details.

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    Wed, Dec 20, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Nightfall Wins Game of the Year Award

    Gamespy has posted their end of year awards. Guild Wars latest expansion Nightfall, gets Game of the Year honors.

    This year found the Guild Wars expansion-machine in full swing, with two standalone campaigns released six months apart: Factions and Nightfall. While we were very much into Factions, Nightfall edged it out in our minds. Its North African-inspired setting was extremely cool, and the two new professions introduced -- the vicious Dervish and the stalwart Paragon -- were just too cool for words.

    Get clicking to read more!

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    Wed, Dec 20, 2006
    LadySirse
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