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Wildstar might be going free to play in August


Just as predicted
May 14
 
Look, I’m going to try and not be smug about this… but I was right. A few weeks ago, Wildstar was pulled from the shelves in Australia, leading to speculation it might be going free to play or Guild Wars­-st...




Wildstar's been pulled from shelves. Might be dropping the sub fee?


Shocking absolutely nobody
Apr 16
 
Wildstar once stood firm in the face of a growing tide of MMOs ditching subscriptions and instead opting for Free-to-Play or Guild Wars-style one time purchasing. Developer Carbine has been pretty critical of F2P in the past ...




Review: WildStar


A great alternative MMO
Sep 08
 
I undertook a Review in Progress of WildStar at release, and due to a number of distractions and surprise announcements, it's taken me a while to see almost everything there is. But here I am with my Dominion Mechar...




Review in Progress: WildStar (Mid-levels)


Levels 14-30
Jul 07
 
[We'll be reviewing WildStar over an extended period of time. For more details, check out our Reviews in Progress program.] As we all know, MMOs can drastically change not only over the course of months of...




WildStar's server status seems stable for today's launch


PVP and PVE are good to go
Jun 03
 
In the first entry of my ongoing WildStar Review in Progress, I noted that there were some issues with various PVE and PVP servers over the early access weekend, most notably long queue times that could stretch on for ho...




Review in Progress: WildStar (Early-Access)


The first three days
Jun 02
 
[We'll be reviewing WildStar over an extended period of time. For more details, check out our new Reviews in Progress program.] The time has finally come for WildStar to back up all that hype. For yea...




WildStar's raids sound pretty incredible if you're dedicated enough


I see lots of endless nights in your future
May 14
 
"Hey man, you want to go out tonight?""Sorry dude, I gotta raid." How many times have you either said that phrase, or heard it from a friend of yours? Whether you "get" MMOs or not, the fact remains that upcoming MMO WildStar will have a major focus on raids, which is either good or bad news for your social life.




WildStar's 10-day open beta begins this week


Grab a beta key on Thursday
May 06
 
Carbine Studios is opening up beta access for its MMO WildStar this week. The open beta event kicks off Thursday and will extend to May 18. During that period, just head to the game's website and request a key, or if you're a...




WildStar's developers seem to be taking endgame content seriously


Yes! Yes! Yes!
Apr 14
 
When I previewed WildStar last year at PAX East, I had a long conversation with the developers in regards to endgame content. While not every MMO player necessarily needs a hefty amount of max level raids and dungeo...




Carbine Studios announces WildStar release date


Set to arrive in June
Mar 12
 
It's been almost three years since Carbine Studios revealed WildStar, but the MMO is finally going to arrive on June 3rd of this year -- as usual, it will come with 30 days of playtime, and will use the unique mechanic ...




WildStar lets you customize the crap out of everything


Make rainbows in the sky!
Feb 01
 
If it's one thing the upcoming MMO WildStar has going for it, besides a beautiful art style, it's the amount of customization it affords players. The latest DevSpeak video from the team at Carbine Studios delves into some of...




WildStar reveals its final two classes: Medic & Engineer


Every class can deal damage
Dec 03
 
The remaining classes for the upcoming MMO WildStar have been revealed -- the Medic and the Engineer. The former is described as an "ultra-high-tech close range hybrid healer" with the ability to do damage, and the latter's s...




WildStar's Esper class revealed


This might be my choice
Nov 14
 
Gamers who typically play casters in MMOs (hi!) will be pleased to see these screenshots of the Esper, the newest class reveal for the upcoming MMO WildStar. You can see them doing their thing in the gallery below, and it loo...




MMO WildStar has officially announced its payment model


Pay a fee, or don't!
Aug 19
 
The upcoming MMO WildStar looks pretty solid. It's got a good sense of humor, style, and appears to be different enough to fill a certain niche. Today the team at NCSoft has officially announced the game's business ...




WildStar 'Paths' system detailed in new dev video


Oh jeez I'm excited about an MMO again...
May 22
 
The Path system in WildStar is the focus of the latest developer video, going into detail about how your character will cater to how you like to personally play. The available Paths are Soldier, Explorer, Scientist, and...




WildStar's Paths accomodate specific MMO play styles


Which Path will you choose?
May 22
 
The new MMO on the block, WildStar, is gearing up for its release this year, and the developers at Carbine Studios are cranking out new details as we near that. As if making choices in MMO games weren’t tough enough, C...




New WildStar video somehow makes movement interesting


How not to get shot in the dick
May 10
 
Wait! Don't immediately dismiss a video about movement in an MMO -- this one is actually enjoyable. Not because the movement in WildStar is anything groundbreaking, but because the developers have injected a healthy dos...




WildStar opens up beta sign-ups to the public


Test the newest MMO from NCSoft
Apr 11
 
WildStar, the new MMO in town, is gearing up for beta testing, and you can be a part of it by signing up here. A representative for NCSoft has informed Destructoid that these beta events will not be mere "weekends," instead o...




WildStar developer video debuts player housing


Yes, it's instanced
Mar 26
 
Player housing is a hot-button issue in MMOs today. Although a handful of MMOs like Ultima Online have allowed players to place housing in the game world, most technical limitations have forced developers to instance housing...




PAX: WildStar devs have grand plans for endgame content


Endgame is codenamed 'Elder Games'
Mar 23
 
As people know, I'm a big proponent of a strong endgame content plan for MMOs, even at launch. As I wandered into the WildStar booth at PAX East, I was wondering if Carbine Studios (and publisher NCsoft), had a real plan...




Build your own death fortress in sci-fi MMO WildStar


'Things are about to get f***ing real'
Mar 20
 
Carbine Studios' upcoming MMO WildStar hasn't shown enough for me to full opinion yet, but we're starting to get there. This new trailer, while excited beyond belief, does offer a great little overview of what the game is al...




Sci-fi MMO WildStar launching this year


And no mention of free-to-play!
Feb 06
 
NCSoft's science-fiction MMO WildStar is officially coming at some point out this year. Taking place on the planet Nexus, WildStar pits players against the Dominion who has taken over Nexus and claimed it for its own. W...




A first look at Carbine Studios' WildStar


Sep 05
 
When NCsoft announced they had formed Carbine Studios way back in 2007, both companies were tight-lipped about what Carbine would actually be working on, aside from it being a new MMO. Almost four years later, Carbine unveiled WildStar at gamescom and PAX, and I was able to sit down and talk with the devs to learn just what WildStar is, and what Carbine is hoping to accomplish with the game.




Tara Long checks out recently announced Wildstar


Aug 28
 
Hot off the game's announcement at Gamescom, NCsoft brought a huge showing of WildStar to PAX. Tara Long was there to get her hands on the game and tell us her impressions. She tells us about the character/class she chose, t...




Taking a look at Carbine Studios' new MMO WildStar


Aug 25
 
NCsoft has been a very popular bunch here at gamescom and it isn't just because of Guild Wars 2. At the press conference, we saw the announcement of WildStar, a completely new MMO from the also newly announced...




WildStar MMO gets pretty debut trailer


Aug 18
 
WildStar is a new massively multiplayer online game from the folks at NCsoft, and Carbine Studios. So far, it's known that the setting will hinge on sci-fi with a hint of fantasy to it, and not much else. Attached ...




Carbine Studios and NCsoft announce WildStar


Aug 17
 
The massively multiplayer online game that Carbine Studios and NCsoft have been teasing these past few weeks was unveiled at gamescom. And we have a bunch of images to prove it! It's called WildStar. Set on the good old "edge...








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