Don’t Get Cocky, Kid, in Star Wars: The Old Republic – Galactic Starfighter

By: Kevin VanOrd Considering the importance of space battles in the Star Wars universe, it was disappointing that ship combat was given such a cursory role in Star Wars: The Old Republic. After all, I can’t imagine A New Hope without the Battle of Yavin, which led to the destruction of the Death Star. (A useless gesture? I think not!) The Old Republic’s single-player on-rails … Continue reading Don’t Get Cocky, Kid, in Star Wars: The Old Republic – Galactic Starfighter

Blizzard COO on how Diablo 3 for consoles isn’t “milking” the franchise

By: Eddie Makuch Blizzard has never made a game better suited for consoles than Diablo III, Blizzard COO Paul Sams told GameSpot during BlizzCon last weekend. As such, he said bringing the dungeon crawler to consoles is not “milking” the franchise, but is rather a logical extension of the series. “What brought us back to console is the game that we chose,” Sams said. “It … Continue reading Blizzard COO on how Diablo 3 for consoles isn’t “milking” the franchise

Defiance, Rift dev reveals free-to-play RPG Trove

By: Eddie Makuch Defiance and Rift developer Trion Worlds today announced Trove, an all-new free-to-play online adventure role-playing game, created by a “small team” over the past year. According to Trion Worlds, Trove will feature “dynamically generated worlds” that are “fully constructible and destructible.” This will give players an “endless universe” of worlds to explore, the developer said. Beginning today, players can sign up for … Continue reading Defiance, Rift dev reveals free-to-play RPG Trove