MMOZine Issue 29

MMOZine Issue 29

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Inside this month’s issue we’ve got an in-depth review for RIFT, the new fantasy MMORPG by Trion Worlds. We find out whether this new contender set in the world of Telara can compete with the juggernauts already dominating the genre. Plus we have a feature dedicated to the anatomy of MMOs and how a niche genre has been transformed in mainstream gaming. And finally there are previews inside for the new expansion coming to Aion as well as the new patch for World of Warcraft. You can read all this and more now by downloading issue 29 here.

You can download the magazine now and read it whenever you choose, which we would recommend doing because it will look a lot better or if you prefer you can read the magazine directly in your browser.

Click on the cover to download this issue of MMOZine for free.

You can download the new issue of MMOZine for free. And inside this months issue we have a 5 page spread devoted entirely to the top ten most highly anticipated MMO’s of 2010. Which include amongst others Guild Wars 2, The secret World and APB. Not to be missed if you’re looking for a new world to explore next year.

Plus we have an exclusive Bounty Bay Online interview with the games developers Frogster, in which we discuss the games new expansion (Beyond the Horizon) as well as what new changes are being made to the pirate themed MMO to help improve the gameplay. You can also read more about the MMO and its upcoming expansion in our special feature inside.

We’ve also got a lot more MMO news packed throughout the issue for you to enjoy with a our monthly 7up feature highlighting all the impressive MMO’s coming soon and there’s also a special Christmas 7up page dedicated to all the special treats available on many of the popular MMO’s this month.

Plus that’s not all as we have in-depth reviews for Lord of the Rings Online: Siege of Mirkwood, Alganon, Runes of Magic, Champions Online and EVE Online Dominion. You can also enter our exclusive Bounty Bay Online competition in a bid to win one of 500 starter packs for the game.

You can download the magazine now and read it whenever you choose, which we would recommend doing because it will look a lot better or if you prefer you can read the magazine directly in your browser.

Sony has today launched a European video store for the PSN where Playstation 3 owners can go and buy/rent films from a huge selection of titles online. The latest patch for Cryptic’s superhero MMO, Champions Online has been announced, it’s called The Nemesis Confrontation and it’s due out on the 24th. The R.U.S.E beta is also coming soon, in which you can pit your finest World War II strategies against the very best online. It has emerged today that the upcoming MMO APB won’t have any overarching story and gamers won’t be forced to play the campaign mode. And lastly it has been confirmed that Sony are considering introducing a subscription model to the PSN.

Age of ConanThe new Age of Conan Update ‘Nights of Lost Souls’ has gone live, bringing with it new solo quests and rewards to the lands of Hyboria. We review the new free browser-based flash game, Dragon Age: Journeys which integrates with the upcoming Origins title. We also take some time out to look at the new Halloween themed event ‘ Blood Moon’ for the superhero MMO Champions Online. Plus you can now read the third part of our exclusive interview with Insomniac Games, in which we discuss Pixar and Uncharted 2 amongst other things.

Resistance 2The highly anticipated Modern Warfare 2 will feature Valves free Steamworks technology, which features several useful features for developers and gamers. Champions Online new event ‘Blood Moon’ will be launched tomorrow, with it set to include numerous Halloween themed add-ons as well as a new power to enjoy. Could the new Elder Scrolls game be set 200 years after Oblivion? If it follows the new Elder Scrolls book it might just be. Resistance developers Insomniac Games have refused to comment on the recent Resistance 3 billboard cited on a film set. But they have confirmed that there will be new IP’s from the on the way. And for more information from Insomniac and their latest games you can read the first part of our exclusive interview with them on our site now.

Champions Online

If your fan of the new superhero MMO Champions Online then you’ll be interested to know that we’ve got a small contest in which were giving away free code for the Benign Symbiote in-game item. And the third and final part of our interview with Todd Alderman the Lead Multiplayer Designer for Modern Warfare 2 is now up on the site for you to enjoy!

MW 2 Interview: Part 1
MW 2 Interview: Part 2
MW 2 Interview: Part 3

Click on the cover to download this issue of PCGZine for free.

Click on the cover to download this issue of PCGZine for free.

You can download the new issue of PCGZine for free. Which this month is jam packed full of exclusives goodness which you really won’t want to miss! In our first exclusive we talk with Art Director Chris Lichtner and Lead Technical Artist Julian Love about their upcoming release Diablo III, in which they spill the beans on all the new features and changes made to this latest instalment in the popular RPG series.

We also have an exclusive online review for the new game by developers Piranha Bytes, Risen looks to have all the ingredients needed to be a very entertaining RPG, with its stunning visuals and engaging gameplay, but will it have enough to impress our reviewers? There’s also a preview and exclusive screens for Russia’s massive fantasy MMO, Allods Online. By developers Astrum Nival this highly anticipated MMO will be heading to our shores very soon.

Plus we review Batman Arkham Asylum, Section 8, Need For Speed: Shift, Majesty 2 and Champions Online. As well as previews for Rage, Tropico 3, Carrier Command and Football Manager 2010. And if that’s not enough we have an exclusive competition for Risen in which you can win a copy of the game and a shiny new graphics card for your PC.

You can download the magazine now and read it whenever you choose, which we would recommend doing because it will look a lot better or if you prefer you can read the magazine directly in your browser.