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  • More Wookies Than You Can Shake a LightSaber At.GameSpot has posted a review of Star Wars Galaxies: Rage of the Wookies. Almost for sure, they wrote this:. "Like most massively multiplayer online games, Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided has been in a constant state of change since it launched in July 2003. Significant additions to the original game have included, but certainly aren't limited to: vehicles and mounts, player-created cities, new dungeons, and a series of quests for Jedi wannabes that, although lengthy and challenging, are infinitely better than the original system that required you to obtain "holocrons" and master multiple professions (from a list of 30) until you found the one that would unlock your second character. The most significant addition to Star Wars Galaxies since its launch, though, was undoubtedly the release of the Jump to Lightspeed expansion pack last year, which finally let you fight battles in space and, just as importantly, travel between planets without having to stand around waiting for shuttles. Now, with the release of a new Episode III-themed expansion pack called Rage of the Wookiees, the Galaxies universe has gotten even deeper." Read the entire Star Wars Galaxies: Rage of the Wookies Review at GameSpot.

    Reviews
    Thu, Jun 02, 2005
    Boomjack
  • They always said don't look directly into the Sun, so now here are some screenshots. They didn't write anything, nothing, not a word. We almost made something up, but peer pressure persuaded our better judgement.View the SUN Screenshots at the Official Site.

    Images, Media
    Thu, Jun 02, 2005
    Boomjack
  • Romans vs Mayans. Can't we all just get along?MMORPG has posted an Imperator Combat Preview. We are pretty sure that they wrote this: "The first thing players notice in Imperator is that there is no auto-combat. If you wish to attack an enemy, you need to select an attack. As you fight, you lose energy and gain focus based on what feats you choose. The various combat moves work off one, or both of these things. This combination ensures players need to pay attention and strategize their combat. For example, do they wish to work the whole fight and build up to one giant pay off move that zaps all their focus or would they prefer to play it safe, and use more, but smaller moves that use only a portion of their hard-earned focus?" Read the entire Imperator Combat Preview at MMORPG.com.

    Features, Previews
    Thu, Jun 02, 2005
    Boomjack
  • PvP With No Monthly Fee. RPGVault has posted their E3 Guild Wars Report. It's likely that they wrote this: "During the five weeks or so since Guild Wars shipped, we've seen many highly positive reactions, both in reviews and - far more important - from players at large responding to its combination of fast-paced action, team orientation, a gentle advancement curve, the broad skill system that affords lots of choices, stylish visuals and more. Given the level cap of 20 can be reached in an equal number of hours or less - the main question in many minds is how well the game will hold its user base during the lengthy period until the first expansion pack." Read the entire Guild Wars E3 Report at RPGVault.

    Features, Previews
    Thu, Jun 02, 2005
    Boomjack
  • Muhahahahaha. City of Villains has been previewed by RPGVault. I'm 100% confident that they might have written this: "Addressing what may well have been the most frequent request made by players of the earlier title, the underlying concept this time is a reversal of roles. Instead of fighting to save Paragon City from the forces of crime and evil, your task is to help rid the Rogue Isles of pesky do-gooders who think it's their duty to impose liberty and justice, and to prevent you from achieving your rightful status as a dominant crime lord." Read the entire City of Villains Preview at RPGVault.

    Features, Previews
    Thu, Jun 02, 2005
    Boomjack
  • Demolition Derby with Armaments. The good folks at NCSoft put a letter in our mailbox this morning. It's possible that they wrote this: "We have a number of updates this week on the Auto Assault (http:/www.autoassault.com) website, including a new chapter in our historical preludes, called As Good As New, a look at the Mutant Archon class, and we’ve added the first entry in our new Enemies section, detailing the Pike Duster. Our beta is still going strong and we are in the process of selecting the next wave of testers to join us. It’s not too late to register! Zoom over to sign up!"

    News
    Thu, Jun 02, 2005
    Boomjack
  • Trucks With Guns. RPGFan has posted a quick and dirty preview of Auto Assault. They might have written this: "While last year's game showed a mostly top-down view of the chaos, the revised title now features an over-the-shoulder view with a draw distance of several kilometers and destructible, physics-based environments. Players can choose from one of three races: the humans, mutants, or biomechs, each with their own advantages. Humans for instance, have a feature called shield inversion which generates a field of mass destruction around their vehicles, while biomechs can transform through several different modes." Read the Auto Assault Preview at RPGFan.

    Features, Previews
    Thu, Jun 02, 2005
    Boomjack
  • Cars With Guns. G4TechTV has posted their impressions of the NCSoft MMO titles as shown at E3. They probably wrote this: "The carnage you can cause in Auto Assault is glorious and the game’s environments are highly interactive. You can pretty much break, destroy, and damage everything you see on screen. The physics, a vital part of vehicular mayhem as Burnout 3 taught us, are exquisite. The game uses the Havok 2 physics engine to create some of the most realistic crashes, smashes, and jumps you’ll ever see." Read the entire G4TechTV Article.

    News
    Thu, Jun 02, 2005
    Boomjack
  • Loading...We all see some amusing character names as we play our favourite MMORPGs. I recently ran into a player who thought he had an intimidating, mean and nasty name. He was an Ork rogue and tearing up the place and levelling like a madman. The name that he had chosen to project his venom and veracity? Ragedork. In his head I'm sure that name is "Raged Ork". In the muddled and misdirected world that is my mind his name is "Rage Dork". It's a subtle difference, but the best ones always are. If you have some great names, intentional or as in the case of our dorky friend, unintentional I'd love to see them. Maybe a Top 10 list is in order? Hit the comment button. You know you want to.

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    Wed, Jun 01, 2005
    Boomjack
  • Insert cool Wookie roaring sound here. Star Wars Galaxies: Rage of the Wookies has been reviewed by GamerGod. We're guessing that they wrote this: "What this does is keep you focused on the content, and RotW delivers content in spades. While every planet contains Points of Interest, Kashyyyk's P.O.I's have quests that provide a story as to the background of the POI. Whether you are a boot licking slaver, a spineless Imperial, an out for yourself smuggler or heroic rebel, Kashyyyk has a place for you, and a story that will draw you into the conflict." Read the entire Star Wars Galaxies: Rage of the Wookies Review.

    Reviews
    Wed, Jun 01, 2005
    Boomjack
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