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  • Go Commando!

    Our Auto Assault Commando class guide has been updated with all of the brand new and fresh information from the live game. The skills have had a thorough going over to insure that they’re 100% accurate and up to date with the current game. Look for more class guide updates soon!

    Commandos are the Human's main tank class. Heavy hitting, heavy armor, heavy vehicles, heavy everything assault class. They bring the assault to Auto Assault. Commandos have access to nearly every weapon type in the game along with the big heavy vehicles (including tanks). Commandos generally are the ones on the front line of combat dealing lots of damage while absorbing the hits and maintaing aggro on theselves.

    So take a drive on down to our Commando Class Guide at Auto Assault - TenTonHammer!

    Fri, Apr 21, 2006
    Ethec
  • Tinkering and Gadgets in Auto Assault!

    Continuing NetDevil’s Auto Assault how-to guide series, we bring you “Gadgets and Tinkering”. Ever got an object with a red circle at the top? That’s a gadget slot. You can use the Tinkering skill to unlock it and insert a gadget. Gadgets can really help beef up your items, which is why having a good Tinkering skill is always advisable!

    Let’s say you have a Masters Degree in Blowing Stuff Up. You don’t have much of an interest in recipes, building your crafting disciplines, spending time gathering components and experimenting with weirdo commodities in the hope that you can make a bigger, badder gun. We get it. Your destiny is to cruise the wastelands, raining destruction on your enemies – and leaving all the crafting and refining stuff to the city dwellers. You use whatever is useful what your enemies leave in your wake, and sell the rest.

    Grab those gadgets and head on over to Auto Assault - TenTonHammer to get a more in-depth view on Tinkering / Gadgets.

    Fri, Apr 21, 2006
    Ethec
  • A New Auto Assault How-To Series from NetDevil!

    Today we bring you a new how-to series from the creator of Auto Assault, NetDevil! To kick things off, there is a new how-to guide all about crafting. It takes you from looting the materials all the way to having a shiny (slightly) new item!

    People always say it’s easier to blow stuff up than to build ‘em from scratch. Pull the trigger, Pike explodes. Drive the wasteland at full speed, osterake becomes instant roadkill. If you want something, you go out and take it. They put one of yours in the hospital, you put one of theirs in the morgue. That’s the Auto Assault way!

    Grab your salvaged nuts and bolts and head on down to Auto Assault - TenTonHammer to fix up those broken parts.

    Fri, Apr 21, 2006
    Ethec
  • It's not Vegas, but these slots will take your money.

    NCSoft / ArenaNet announced that, starting this summer, alternate character slots for subscription-free MMO Guild Wars may be purchased for $9.99 / €8.99 / £5.99 a piece. This is a one-time fee. From GamesIndustry.biz:

    As a result, NCsoft presumably believes the facility will enjoy a broader appeal than it would for traditional massively-multiplayer games, and that relatively casual players as well as hardcore Guild Wars fans will find the chance to play as more alternative characters - while retaining access to other unlocked content - worth the extra fee.

    Given that buying the box for $52.99 grants you four character slots, I suppose you could argue that the $9.99 fee gives you a ~$3.25 piecemeal discount. If you love your PvP, this could be a nice way to supplement your collection post-Factions expansion.

    Read the full article at GamesIndustry.biz.

    News
    Fri, Apr 21, 2006
    Ethec
  • Rockdirect produces limited edition DDO laptop

    Be the talk of the LAN party with your new Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach themed laptop from Rockdirect. DDO included. As seen on Hexus.net:

    Rockdirect are releasing a special limited edition of their Pegasus 650 mobile gaming laptop, of which 100 will be sold, with Dungeons and Dragons Online Stormreach themed artwork on the notebook, along with a free copy of the game.

    Wha? You don't have one yet? Well, me either. In game conference press rooms, the "What if the hokey pokey really is what it's all about?" bumper sticker on my laptop subjects me to enough scornful laughter, thanks.

    Check out the DDO limited edition Pegasus 650 laptop from Rockdirect at Hexus.net.

    News
    Fri, Apr 21, 2006
    Ethec
  • Battle the evil lurking below the dangerous city of Stormreach™ when you DOWNLOAD THE 7 DAY FREE TRIAL! Begin your journey into the online world of a roleplaying classic, joining a community of adventurers to explore the exciting mysteries of Eberron® for seven days at no cost!

    You can sign up for the Trial Program at: trial.ddo.com

    PCGamer says that DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE™: Stormreach™ is the "MMO that changes everything..." Create unique and authentic D&D heroes from five races, nine classes, and hundreds of skills, feats and looks. Survive unforgiving dungeons, fiendish traps and foes that punish the foolish. Sway the course of battle through action combat where skill matters and seconds count. Coordinate party tactics with the integrated voice chat system.

    Ready for a totally unique online game experience? There's only one way to find out: Play DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE™: Stormreach™ FREE for Seven Days!

    Check out of Dungeons & Dragons Online Community.

    More news on Dungeons & Dragons Online.

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    Fri, Apr 21, 2006
    Awenyddion
  • 45+ new Auto Assault screenshots!

    More screenshots from the folks at Net Devil, originators of the newest, "fastest, most destructive MMO ever" - Auto Assault.

    The screenshots depict a post-apocalyptic feast for your eyes; everything from the fully destructible items and the varied terrain to Auto Assault's incredible vehicle models.

    Check out these new Auto Assault screenshots right here at TenTonHammer!

    Images, Media
    Thu, Apr 20, 2006
    Ethec
  • 5 million x $15/month x 3 months = phat lewt

    VU Games, parent company of Blizzard and subsidiary of Vivendi Universal, reported extremely strong first quarter earnings. Thanks largely to World of Warcraft sales and subscription revenues, VU Games saw a revenue increase of 18.6 percent compared to last year. This from Next Gen:

    Subscription and retail revenue for WoW continued to roll in, driving sales of 134 million euros ($165 million) for the quarter. VU games also cited strong performances from Ice Age 2 and older releases including 50 Cent: Bulletproof and Crash Tag Team Racing.

    All your $$ belong to a French mega-conglomerate. Read up on Vivendi's massive earnings at Next Gen.

    News
    Thu, Apr 20, 2006
    Ethec
  • So soon, I'm shocked. Yes.. shocked. So what is it that they have in store for us this time? Find out here.

    # Guild Recruitment channel functionality has been improved to be turned off for players already in guilds, and turned on for players not in guilds by default.
    # Fixed a bug which caused players to drop from combat after destroying a totem.
    # Fixed a soft-lock bug that occurred under certain conditions when players were near ships, zeppelins, elevators, and the Deeprun Tram.

    Those are some to list a few.

    Check out our World of Warcraft Community.
    More World of Warcraft News

    On a side note... There is also a new wallpaper of Stratholme up as well as a Behind the scenes DVD. Take a peek at the official site for more details.

    News
    Thu, Apr 20, 2006
    Awenyddion
  • It's a famous landmark and now you get to see it through the eyes of the Turbine crew. See the Brandywine Bridge here. and read the lore behind it.

    The Bridge of Stonebows, as the Brandywine Bridge was once called, was built originally by the Men of Arnor as a causeway across the Barandúin River on the Great East Road. When the founders of the Shire were granted their land by the king of Arthedain, the price was simple: to maintain and care for the Bridge so that travel into the West would never be impeded. The Hobbits of the Shire performed their duty, even long after the North-kingdom failed, and maintained the great stone bridge, denying none passage, Man, Elf, or Dwarf. Though the river's name was changed to the Brandywine and the bridge itself became the Brandywine Bridge, the Hobbits of the Shire continue to care for and keep watch on the Bridge.

    See what's new on our Lord of the Rings Online Community Site!
    More Lord of the Ring Online News.

    News
    Thu, Apr 20, 2006
    Awenyddion
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