dark        
 
 

#Perfect World


 
 photo

Hero shooter Gigantic set to close down in July

Gigantic is not long for this world. The Xbox One and PC hero shooter will shut down on July 31, 2018. Leading up to the closure, every hero will be freely playable and the ability to purchase Rubies and Hero Packs has been switched off. "C...

 
 
 
 photo

Perfect World has shut down Gigantic developer Motiga

Motiga, the developer behind free-to-play MOBA-like hero shooter Gigantic, will close its doors soon. Employees have confirmed that the entire studio is shuttering and that nearly all of the staff will be left without jobs. It's u...

 
 
 photo

Turtle Rock's next game will be another cooperative shooter

Turtle Rock Studios has had quite the mixed history with cooperative shooters. As Valve South, it developed Left 4 Dead which was an undeniably huge success. And, once the studio went independent, it created Evolve, which more or less ...

 
 
 photo

Gigantic hits open beta at last on Xbox One and Windows 10

Thanks in large part to its vibrant art direction, Gigantic was a real attention-grabber when it first hit the scene. But how many of you ever bothered to sign up for and play the beta? Y'know, I never did! That process is easier now as th...

 
 
Neverwinter photo

Neverwinter's Underdark expansion launches on November 17

Jeeze, it doesn’t seem five minutes since Perfect World released Strongholds, the last expansion to their pretty great MMO Neverwinter. Now they’re already preparing to release the next major expansion for the game, Underdark. ...

 
 
 
Neverwinter: Strongholds photo

Neverwinter: Strongholds might get me back into the game

On August 11, Perfect World will be releasing the latest expansion to their Dungeons & Dragons-based MMO Neverwinter, Strongholds. With its action-based combat, fantastic locations, and relatively simple mechanics, Neverwinter mana...

 
 
 
 photo

We've got exclusive in-game items for Neverwinter!

[Update: Codes all gone! See ya next time!] Destructoid has teamed up with our friends at Perfect World to bring you some exclusive in-game content for Neverwinter! First up is the Rebel Mercenary Companion, pictured above. Normally a paid ...

 
 
Neverwinter BW3 keys photo

Here are 5,000 Beta Weekend 3 codes for Neverwinter!

[Update: Codes expired! Hope you had fun!] Destructoid has partnered with our friends at Perfect World to bring you 5,000 codes for this weekend's leg of the Neverwinter beta! Set in The Forgotten Realms campaign for Dungeons & Dragons,...

 
 
Neverwinter beta keys photo

Here are 2,000 beta codes for the D&D MMO Neverwinter!

[Update 2: We're giving away five more on Twitter this Saturday, March 9. After that, you'll have to wait for Beta Weekend 3!] [Update: They're gone! Boy, that was fast. Follow us on Twitter; we might get more!] Destructoid has partnered wi...

 
 
Blacklight: Retribution photo

Blacklight: Retribution just got itself a horde mode

Zombie Studios's free-to-play FPS Blacklight: Retribution just got some brand new free content in the form of a horde mode. Onslaught sees up to four players working together to fight off wave after wave of zombies. Players will also be ge...

 
 
 photo

MAIET shows off St. Fhannel Monastery for RaiderZ

For all of you free to play MMO fans, Perfect World has decided to give players a closer look into one of RaiderZ' high-level instances, St. Fhannel Monastery. RaiderZ is an action-based RPG with a large focus on cooperation and quick...

 
 
 photo

Torchlight II's OST will set you back all of $0

Looking forward to Torchlight II's release in a couple of days? How about the game's soundtrack, composed by Matt Uelmen of Diablo and Diablo II fame? Originally, the OST was released back in June in limited quantities, as Jayson Napolitano...

 
 
 photo

Review: Blacklight: Retribution

When I first heard that Blacklight: Tango Down was getting a sequel, I was stunned. While the original game looked pretty, this particular reviewer found it incredibly tiresome and miserable to play. I was reluctant to tackle its free-to-pl...

 
 
 photo

PAX: Perfect World's RaiderZ and Neverwinter MMO

This weekend I got a sneak peak at two MMORPGs that Perfect World is currently publishing – RaiderZ (MAIET Entertainment) and Neverwinter (Cryptic Studios). We started off with some RaiderZ (pronounced Raiders), a free-to-play monster...

 
 
 photo

Preview: Going free-to-play with Blacklight: Retribution

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Zombie Studios creative head and lovely beard owner Jared Gerritzen to look at the new, free-to-play Blacklight game. When I say “Blacklight,” you might think of Jim’s les...

 
 
 photo

Blacklight Retribution beta gets a new map/trailer

There are a lot of free-to-play FPS on the market. Seriously, there are tons. Like, you could throw a stone out into the wilds of the internet and odds are, if it doesn't hit porn, it'll hit a f2p shooter. Regardless, developer Zombie Stud...

 
 
 photo

Perfect World is descending into new content

Perfect World International's universe is a little bigger now with their newest expansion Descent. The newest addition to the game will give more PVP options, add skills and territories to explore and offer new gear. In addition players wil...

 
 
 photo

Love is in the air in Jade Dynasty and Rusty Hearts

With Valentine's Day (or Mass Effect 3 demo day, as I'm calling it*) almost 48 hours away, there's love in the air. If you're enjoying one of Perfect World's many online titles then you're going to find plenty to do for the next week. ...

 
 
 photo

Star Trek Online turns 2, offers you the next Enterprise

Yeah, you read that right, nerds: The next starship Enterprise (registry code NCC-1701-F). Well, not the Enterprise itself, but an Odyssey-class Federation cruiser, the same model as the Enterprise-F. Players who show up at Star T...

 
 
 photo

Rusty Hearts' Requiem hits this Valentines Day

I dabbled in Rusty Hearts during the Steam Christmas sale in my attempts to earn enough coal to actually win a prize and, while I wasn't completely blown away, I definitely enjoyed it. The beat-em-up combat was solid, and despite bein...

 
 
 photo

Star Trek Online is now free and the Ferengi are dismayed

As of today, trekking through the stars has become considerably cheaper, it's free actually. Cryptic Studios' Star Trek Online has officially shifted to a free-to-play model. You can download it now from Steam or STO's website and get star...

 
 




Got news? [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4"No campaign, no problem"

 

Dragalia Lost"Micromanagement found"

 

WWE 2K19"A tad rowdier"

 

Fist of the North Star - Lost Paradise"Standing in the Heart of Madness"

 

The World Ends with You: Final Remix"Shibuya Hearts I.5 ReMIX"

 

Overcooked 2 - Surf 'n' Turf"The tide is high but I'm holding on"

 

Marble It Up!"Marble Madness"

 

My Memory of Us"A puzzler with something to say "

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Sharukurusu

Am I doomed? Am I gonna turn into that guy that lingers around reddit just to downvote people?

 
zatoseyes

Bad Times at the El Royale was a cool Very

 
El Catrin de la Fiesta

Is this a goddamn Hellraiser reference?

 
ThisIsMyBroomstick

I started watching Deadwood I will most likely get RDR2 sooner than I wanted

 
Dead Churros

Fought Kushala Daora for the first time in World!I had only hunted it using the Insect Glaive on 4U, so wanted to try gunning it for a change(besides didnt wanted to deal with its wind)and it went allright! Not my favorite dragon but it was pretty fun :D

 
Blanchimont

Im starting to see why people complain about Denuvo I cant even run around the freaking zone without FPS

 
Mike Sounders

Beat TWEWY on Switch Still teared up at the CJ may have given it a 6, but its still TWEWY at its I did realize something important about the port

 
Osc

Heard this on an eBay commercial of all Instantly hooked on its upbeat and catchy Groovy, and An earworm for sure! #musictoid | Bleu - Love You So

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT