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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... read
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Wildstar

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 ... read
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Deals

GameStop Black Friday has a bunch of MMOs on sale


Prices so low, you'll scream
Nov 26
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Well, this came out of left field for us. GameStop just started up its digital PC Games Black Friday Sale. We're... read
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A great alternative MMO
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... read feature

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Levels 14-30
[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... read feature

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WildStar

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... read
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The first three days
[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... read feature

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Betas

How do you feel about betas for games with long time commitments?


Are you okay with getting your progress rolled back?
May 16
It's crazy what can be considered a "beta" these days. Often times, betas are nothing but glorified demos, providing very little in terms of actual stress testing and used as more of a marketing tool. Sometimes I really miss ... read
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WildStar

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. read
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Play the upcoming MMO all weekend long
[Update: The beta weekend has been extended until Monday!] Our friends at NCSoft and Carbine Studios have hooked us up with 5,000 beta keys for their hot new MMO WildStar! The beta weekend starts tomorrow at 7am and ends on S... read feature

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WildStar

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... read
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Play the upcoming MMO all weekend long
[Update: Beta weekend over! Hope you had fun.] NOTE: The rest of the codes are loaded and live! Click here to snag yours before they're all gone! Our friends at NCSoft and Carbine Studios have hooked us up with 5,000 bet... read feature

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WildStar

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... read
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WildStar

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... read
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WildStar payment model

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 ... read
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WildStar Paths system

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... read
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WildStar preview

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... read
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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. read feature

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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... read feature







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