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WildStar is getting a new major update and a Steam release

Carbine Studios is gearing up to release WildStar’s first major update since it went free-to-play last year. According to Polygon, the update will launch at some point in the next couple of months, and brings with it a whole new oh-so...   read

 
 
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Halloween, one of the best days of the year, is almost upon us! With the sweets and pumpkins also comes a landslide of in-game events for almost every game released ever. Here’s a quick run down of some of the things you can find in your favourite games over the next couple of weeks.   read
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WildStar's officially gone free-to-play

WildStar has now finally ditched the subscription and gone free-to-play. The trailer is absolutely amazing. It’s got the vibe of a Borderlands trailer, and the animation style of a League of Legends one. Seriously, as far as animated...   read

 
 
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Weekend Deals

Weekend Deals: Fallout 4 pre-order discount returns to 25%

Update 10/30: New 20% off code works on select upcoming titles like Fallout 4. August has been a semi-slow month in terms of gaming deals but things are about to heat up as we near Fall release schedule + holiday season. Digital retailer GM...   read

 
 



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WildStar F2P
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WildStar's free-to-play closed beta is live today

If you happen to currently subscribe to WildStar (or have obtained a code through other means), you're eligible to play the beta today, for the F2P version of the game releasing later this year. Alternatively, you can go to that same ...   read

 
 
WildStar F2P
For years, WildStar was touted as the next great subscription-based MMO. It was unveiled all the way back in 2011at Gamescom, and the hype kind of built from there. I had a chance to play multiple builds, and I liked wha...   read
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Wildstar might be going free to play in August

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-style buy to play...   read

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

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 and so it seeme...   read

 
 
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GameStop Black Friday has a bunch of MMOs on sale

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 seeing a slew ...   read

 
 
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Review: WildStar

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
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WildStar review
  Watch Video [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
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WildStar

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

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 hours. After chec...   read

 
 
WildStar review
  Watch Video [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
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How do you feel about betas for games with long time commitments?

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 the days of Pla...   read

 
 
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WildStar

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

"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 ...   read

 
 
WildStar beta keys
[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

 
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WildStar

WildStar's developers seem to be taking endgame content seriously

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 dungeons at launch, i...   read

 
 
WildStar beta keys
[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

 
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WildStar lets you customize the crap out of everything

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 the more lavis...   read

 
 
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WildStar

WildStar's Esper class revealed

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 looks like a heavy...   read

 
 
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WildStar payment model

MMO WildStar has officially announced its payment model

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 model, answerin...   read

 
 
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WildStar Paths system
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WildStar 'Paths' system detailed in new dev video

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 Settler, and y...   read

 
 
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WildStar preview

WildStar's Paths accomodate specific MMO play styles

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, Carbine Studios ...   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
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8===D
  Watch Video 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

 
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