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  • The enemy of my enemy, is my friend

    Hookedgamers.com has posted a preview of the upcoming Tabula Rasa. Keep reading to see if they think this will be a successful game, or a waste of time.

    Tabula Rasa: Latin for clean slate. That is all we were to the alien race known only as the Bane, a slate to be wiped clean from our native homeworld. In the upcoming high science fiction Tabula Rasa, you are a lone soldier in the Army of the Allied Free Sentients and your battle for your very existence is about to begin.

    Get clicking to read more! You know about how Ten Ton Hammer thinks of Tabula Rasa, now tell us how you feel in the forums!

    Features, Previews
    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
  • Get A Peek At Tabula Rasa

    RPG Vault has posted a preview of the upcoming Tabula Rasa. Keep reading to find out what their thoughts are.

    This winter, NCsoft and its in-house Destination Games team led by veteran developers Richard Garriott and Starr Long are aiming to release Tabula Rasa. A massively multiplayer science fiction game incorporating elements of first-person shooters and role-playing, it will transport players to the front lines of an intergalactic war against an alien enemy, the Bane.

    Get clicking to learn more. Are you looking forward to Tabula Rasa? Share your thoughts with us in the forums here at Ten Ton Hammer.

    Features, Previews
    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
  • Will Middle-earth Become Your New Home?

    MMORPG.com had a chance to preview Lord of the Rings Online during PAX. They have updated their site to bring us this preview. Keep reading to find out if they think the game is a hit...

    The star of the Turbine Entertainment booth at PAX was Lord of the Rings Online. In taking on this second massive license, Turbine has a mighty weight on their shoulders and expectations to live up to.

    “This is an MMO for people who love MMOs,” explained Lead Systems Designer Nik Davidson. He made special note of how the game had not tried to “reinvent the wheel” when it came to things like interface, controls and basic mechanism. Lord of the Rings Online will not have change for change’s sake.

    Read the full preview to learn more. Haven't joined the Lord of the Rings Online Community here yet? Why not? It just takes a moment to register. Head on over to LOTRO Ten Ton Hammer and sign up today! Then hit the forums and tell us what you are looking forward to seeing in this upcoming MMO.

    Features, Previews
    Thu, Aug 31, 2006
    LadySirse
  • As I wandered the gaming exhibition area of the Penny Arcade Expo, I wondered what exactly people would want to know about Lord of the Rings Online. There has been a flood of information released by Turbine in the past weeks and most of the games major systems have been talked about. The systems we don’t know about were not going to be shown at PAX. What is a reporter to do? It is not easy for me to place myself in the position of an unknowing fan because I actually receive a bit more information about the game. That’s right, I know stuff. The desire to share all I know is very great. Unfortunately, I am limited to telling you about what I saw or could have seen at PAX. This may sound very restrictive, but there are so many small details that are to be learned. I will try to touch on and grade a few major areas of the game. These grades are based only on the current version that was on display at PAX.

    Features, Previews
    Wed, Aug 30, 2006
    Methost
  • Updates and New Products Discussed

    GameSpot has posted an interview with Mathew Miller, Cryptic's Lead Designer. Find out what they were able to learn about the upcoming expansion and more!

    GS: How crucial is it to bring in new customers to the games? Is it a viable business model to focus primarily on the existing core user base, or should online games of these sort constantly be performing outreach for new users?

    MM: I think that new customers never hurt a game, and we are constantly doing free trials and the like to do just that. Converting a new customer to a loyal one is the real magic. I love it when players find a "home" in Paragon City or the Rogue Isles, make new friends, join a supergroup, and make a ton of alternate characters.

    Keep reading to find out more! Have you joined the growing community here at Ten Ton Hammer? Its easy, just take a moment to register and then head over to the forums and share your thoughts with us on this and all your favorite MMOs.

    Features, Interviews
    Wed, Aug 30, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Warhammer Shows Off At PAX

    MMORPG.com took time to preview the upcoming Warhammer Online while they attended PAX. Did they find it a sure hit or a flop in the making? Keep reading to find out...

    The EA Mythic booth was packed by gamers gathered around the wide screen showing the cinematic trailer and laptops allowing them to get hands-on time with the races currently at a demonstrable stage.

    At E3, Warhammer had already shown the Greenskins and the Dwarven races, and according to Content Designer John Cox they were showing off was the development of the UI and the Career Advancement; otherwise known as character development.

    Each character will have three areas of skills to build. They are core, specialization and secondary abilities and points are awarded in each category as your character advances.

    Get clicking to read the full preview. Is Warhammer Online shaping up to be the game you've been waiting for? Tell us all about it in the growing Warhammer Ten Ton Hammer community forums! We're waiting to hear from you.

    Features, Previews
    Tue, Aug 29, 2006
    LadySirse
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