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The Secret World

This weekend I participated in The Secret World monthaversary celebration. Having only seen a little bit of video and information on TSW I wasn’t sure what to expect. I have to say I wasn’t disappointed but I also wasn’t supremely impressed either.

Although I really didn’t get a lot of time in game I will give you my two cents. The first thing you get once you start TSW is a very limited character creation. Followed by and opening cinematic that as far as I can tell is the same no matter which group you choose. After the opening in typical MMO fashion you head to the main HQ of your faction. Which includes the background story and a session play as a shotgun wielding Japanese girl. Then you come back to reality and choose you weapon specialization. You then get sent to an inter earth space bridge to travel to your first questing area. As I said this seems to be the same no matter the faction. The only thing that choosing a faction seems to change are your motives for doing the things you do. (more…)

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Bloodlines Champions

Okay you PvP’ers out there here is one for your consideration a new offering from Funcom in association with Stunlock Studios called Bloodlines Champions. You can have a look at the pricing here as with a lot of games recently there is a free option. I have only played it a little but the first impression is it could really be a lot of fun it has a sort of action RTS feel at least with the look of the arenas. (more…)