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  • Age of Conan Updated Impressions: More Than Just Swordplay At GameSpot

    Gamespot has posted a preview of the upcoming Age of Conan. This preview takes a look at the roles of commander and lord.

    BARCELONA--Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures is more than a simply massively multiplayer online hack and slash-fest. Oh, make no mistake, the game based on Robert E. Howard's classic tales of the boozing, brawling, babe-loving barbarian king will offer you plenty of opportunities to get to the wetworks with your favorite edged weapon on all sorts of enemies. It just isn't all there is to do in this multifaceted game, as we discovered on the floor of X06 today.

    Keep reading to learn more. Are you waiting for Age of Conan to launch? Share your thoughts with us in the forums right here at Ten Ton Hammer.

    Features, Previews
    Thu, Sep 28, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Funcom explains to CVG why Conan will be "the most mature MMO ever made"

    CVG has posted an interview today with Game Director, Gaute Godager. This interview reveals lots of great details about the game.

    Conan (as it's known to its mates) is being billed as mature, brutal and barbaric, all in 7.1 surround audio to make the crunching sound of bone hit home even harder. It's up to you to try and keep a lid on peace and serenity of the world but things are obviously on the brink of chaos and spiraling out of control. Wouldn't be much fun otherwise, would it?

    Get clicking to read more. Are you ready for bone crunching chaos? Let us know about it in the forums right here at Ten Ton Hammer.

    Features, Interviews
    Mon, Sep 25, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Cryptic's creative director Jack Emmert Chats with FiringSquad

    FiringSquad took some time to sit down with Jack Emmert and talk about City of Heroes, City of Villains and some upcoming projects.

    San Jose based Cryptic Studios is best known for their super hero MMORPGs City of Heroes and City of Villains but recently the developer announced a major recruitment drive for a number of upcoming and so far unannounced projects. FiringSquad decided to get a brief update on the developer's status and got Cryptic's creative director Jack Emmert to answer some questions:

    Get clicking to learn more and then head over to the forums here at Ten Ton Hammer and share your thoughts about this and all your favorite MMOs.

    Features, Interviews
    Fri, Sep 22, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Frank Pearce Chats About The Burning Crusade

    CVG.com has updated their site with an interview with Blizzard's Frank Pearce, Senior VP of Product Development. Keep reading to get a peek at the upcoming expansion, The Burning Crusade.

    World of Warcraft fans are excitedly spitting frothy expulsions in anticipation of The Burning Crusade, Blizzard's first expansion for its world-dominating MMORPG. The massive add-on features a plethora of WoW goodness including new zones, dungeons, heaps of gear and items, flying mounts and, of course, new races, and it's guaranteed massive sales - World of Warcraft has an active subscriber base that's topped the whopping 6 million figure, after all.

    The Burning Crusade should be with us November/December and Blizzard was recently poking the expansion in the eyes of thoroughly impressed games journalists here in Old Blighty. Naturally, we took the opportunity to grill the developer on its latest addition to the WoW world - answering questions, Frank Pearce, Senior VP of product development at Blizzard.

    Get clicking to see what questions were answered. Don't forget to head over to WoW Ten Ton Hammer when you're done and share your thoughts with us.

    Features, Interviews
    Fri, Sep 22, 2006
    LadySirse
  • CVG joins Blizzard's senior VP Frank Pearce for an in-depth look at the new races and issues from the outstanding expansion!

    CVG has posted this preview of World of Warcrafts's upcoming expansion, The Burning Crusade. Find out what they learned while Frank Pearce gives them a test run of the game.

    Aesthetically, whatkind of World Of Warcraft character do you go for? Do you like the big, no-nonsense, tough-guy orcs and taurens - the kind that could splinter bones with their little fingers and don't get invited to dinner parties? Maybe you don't like straying too far from the norm and prefer humans. Sensible, dependable, no unnecessary horns, lovely little bit of Chaucerian countryside and scones for tea. Perhaps you prefer something a bit nicer to look at, a lithe female night-elf with a chain-mail bikini and a generous nature when it comes to giving out lap-dances?

    Get clicking to read more. What are you looking forward to most with this expansion? Let us know at WoW Ten Ton Hammer.

    Features, Previews
    Wed, Sep 20, 2006
    LadySirse
  • TrustedReviews Offers a Preview

    World of Warcraft's upcoming expansion, The Burning Crusade is the subject of the latest update on TrustedReviews site. They offer a preview today that gives their view of the expansion.

    Unless you’ve been living in a gaming vacuum for the past couple of years, you will have heard of World of Warcraft. To call WoW a phenomenon is an understatement of epic proportions, and to be honest I don’t think that anyone, Blizzard included, realised just how massive this game was going to be. There are always stories in the media about obsessive gamers that lose whole weekends, or even weeks to their favourite game, but WoW took this sickness to another level!

    Get clicking to find out how they scored this preview! Do you agree with their postion? Let us know in the WoW Ten Ton Hammer forums today.

    Features, Previews
    Tue, Sep 19, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Huge expansion (and tiny race) in store for EverQuest II

    Games Radar has taken a look at the upcoming expansion to EQ2, Echoes of Faydwer. Keep reading to see what they think of it...

    Tired of endlessly waiting around for the World of Warcraft to get bigger? Massively multiplayer online gamers should take note that EverQuest II is planning an expansion that will make it larger than ever, with the Echoes of Faydwer add-on that will be available this November. Introducing a rarely-seen new race (the tiny, winged Fae), EQII is clearly attempting to pull the heartstrings of the ex-EQ (now Warcraft) faithful.

    Get clicking to read more! Have you visited our EQ2 Ten Ton Hammer Community lately?

    Features, Previews
    Tue, Sep 19, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Dust off your questing hat. Or cloak.

    IGN has posted their preview of Echoes of Faydwer, the upcoming expansion for EverQuest II. Keep reading to see if they had similar impressions as the other previews.

    On November 14, EverQuest II adventurers will get the opportunity to purchase all sorts of new features with the release of the third expansion, Echoes of Faydwer. According to Sony Online, the title will be available in both retail box form and as an online download. The download will be priced lower than the boxed version, since it'll only be the expansion. The original EQII, its two previous expansions, and Echoes of Faydwer will be included in boxed copy.

    Get clicking to read more! You know the drill, stop by EQ2 Ten Ton Hammer and share your thoughts on this expansion or anything at all in the forums!

    Features, Previews
    Fri, Sep 15, 2006
    LadySirse
  • EverQuest II: Echoes of Faydwer Updated Impressions

    Gamespot has posted an updated preview of the upcoming expansion to EQII. Keep reading to see what they think...

    One of the advantages of massively multiplayer online role-playing games that let you play in persistent virtual worlds with thousands of other players is that they can evolve and grow over time. The world of EverQuest II will experience another growth spurt with the release of the upcoming third expansion, EverQuest II: Echoes of Faydwer. With Echoes of Faydwer, the designers at Sony Online Entertainment continue to tie together the worlds of EverQuest II and the original EverQuest. Faydwer was an area in the original game, and the traditional home of the elves, dwarves, and gnomes is back and better than before.

    Get clicking to read the full preview. Don't forget to stop by the forums at EQ2 Ten Ton Hammer and tell us what you think of the upcoming expansion!

    Features, Previews
    Fri, Sep 15, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Spiffy or Iffy?

    GameSpy took a look at the upcoming expansion to Everquest II, Echoes of Faydwer. Keep reading to find out if they liked what is to come...

    Two retail expansions to EverQuest II have been released to date, but depending on who you ask, the upcoming Echoes of Faydwer may be the first that's truly deserving of the name. Due out this November, Echoes looks to expand the game in many meaningful ways, adding not only a landmass of significant size, but a new playable race, and some apparently far-reaching game-wide changes. We recently caught up with SOE to get an idea of what we can expect.

    Get clicking and find out more! Are you looking forward to this new expansion? Share your thoughts with us at EQ2 Ten Ton Hammer.

    Features, Previews
    Wed, Sep 13, 2006
    LadySirse
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