is a great MMO title for PC players wanting something new. It’s easy to waste a few hours in the game and feel like you’ve made progress with a few levels or a dungeon. It contains many of the MMO mainstays, but offers enough changes and simplicity for veterans and newcomers along to pick...
Summary: In Neverwinter, players choose to become one of five classic D&D classes and team up with friends or NPCs to form five-person co-op groups. Players also create their own storylines and quests utilizing a user-friendly content generation system.
Excerpt: When it comes to games that are a long time coming, Neverwinter is right up there. With a setting that’s been detailed in classic RPG supplements, prior video games, and even novels, the current version got kicked around several times before it (and developer Cryptic Studios) ended up at Perfect...
Pros: Nice cinematic feel provided by cutscenes and voice-acted NPCs. Action-based combat is different enough to be refreshing. The Foundry allows players to create their own quests and campaigns.
Cons: Instanced content may not be everyone’s cup of tea. Crafting and currency systems are complicated and confusing. PvP isn’t very robust at the current time.
Excerpt: I’ve always enjoyed Dungeons & Dragons over the years. While I dabbled in the original tabletop adventures complete with Dungeon Masters, rulebook and their iconic dice sets. D&D, for short, is one of the biggest selling RPG franchises ever and has branched out from its tabletop roots over the...
Excerpt: Zohar Scourmont had a very long day. He had worked the murder of a Fernor commoner and arrested the kidnapper of the High Judge and helped saved her. He was weary to the bone and heading across a field on his way home.
Excerpt: In my opinion the best and greatest Dungeons & Dragons game was the Baldur's Gate series that successfully managed to combine a number of elements from this pen and paper (PnP) live role-playing game to create a rich and meaningful video game.
Excerpt: Star Wars: The Old Republic, Rift, The Secret World, The Lord of the Rings Online – they all have one thing in common: they were once on subscription models and have since gone free-to-play.
Pros: Game patches on the fly, making for smaller version patches, Dodge mechanic makes for an active combat sequence, The Foundry is revolutionary, HUD items help players keep the story moving forward, Graphically solid. Even pretty at times., Hourly quests encourage participation at all levels
Cons: Player armor variety needs expansion – almost all bandits look like Zorro, Crafting can be exploited, Chat is nearly all player-spam, Lack of PvP options and balance – this needs remedy for F2P to be successful, AFK players in PvP