Consoles are foreign territory for MOBA games, but does Guardians of Middle-earth replicate the feeling of playing them on PC? And if you’re not a fan of the genre, why should you care? Read on…
You have the power to change fate, but you'll have to set foot into some austere dungeons to do so...
Some four years ago, Europa 1400: The Guild arrived, a combination of RPG and strategy game that enabled you to live a virtual life back in the middle ages, climbing the ladder of medieval wealth and politics. While the game was kind of rough around the edges - most of your time was spent staring at static screens of statistics and figures - it was still surprisingly unique and really deserved a lot more attention than it got.
Sorry to say, The Guild 2 isn't even that good. Admittedly, it's a
Pirates: theyre the ninjas du jour. Ever since Depp, Bruckheimer and chums replaced toothless, scurvy-ridden grins with high cheekbones and clear complexions; everyone wants a piece of the piratical
By cutting out all the fat, Guild Wars distills the best elements from the massively-multiplayer online role-playing game genre and presents you with a flexible character creation system, an epic set of story missions and robust PvP modes minus the monthly fee. If youve been curious about MMORPGs like World of Warcraft but balk at the monthly fees and time sinks associated with them, then Guild Wars offers a fun and fast paced alternative with lots to offer for both hardcore gamers and casual
Massively-multiplayer online RPGs are full of big promises and even bigger expectations and, by and large, they often fall short of their aspirations. Guild Wars 2 doesn't...
The original Guild Wars Prophecies showed the world that massively-multiplayer online role-playing games can be successful without monthly fees and shook up the standard business model set by Sony and Blizzard. Guild Wars Factions has something to offer for both Guild Wars gurus and new players alike with new story missions, two professions, an additional PvP mode and a whole new continent to explore.
Factions is a stand-alone campaign, meaning that you wont need the original Guild Wars
Like its predecessors, Guild Wars Nightfall breaks the standard business model set by Sony and Blizzard by offering a streamlined, massively multiplayer online role-playing experience with a robust PvP system and lots of new missions for adventurers - minus the monthly fees.
Set in the Egyptian-inspired land of Elona, Nightfall adds two new professions to the original six from Guild Wars: Prophecies (the original Guild Wars, which was retroactively renamed when the first expansion came out).
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If you're not already a Guild Wars fan, then move along, as there's little reason for you to get started with Guild Wars: Eye of the North. Unlike ArenaNet's previous stand-alone campaigns - which were designed for both new players and seasoned vets - Eye of the North primarily caters to the most ardent Guild Wars fans with beefed up avatars.
Strangers to the series will feel like they walked into a movie halfway over, and won't get all the juicy references to past events, before
Guilty Gear fans may be disappointed with the latest installment in the series. Unlike past titles, Guilty Gear 2: Overture breaks ties with the 2D fighting genre the franchise is known for in exchange for some 3D hack ‘n’ slashing and real-time strategy.