MMO The Secret World is set to be relaunched this spring as Funcom try to stem its declining popularity. This will involve adapting the game from an MMO into a free-to-play role-playing game that will utilize a shared world.
“Agartha (The World Hub) has been completely redesigned. We have made improvements to visuals like character models, character heads, combat effects/animations, lighting in playfields, and we’ve increased view distance in some playfields. Keep in mind these are improvements, not a generational jump in graphics. We are still using the original graphics engine.”
The changes are also significant enough so that combat and character progression will have to be completely upgraded, while the graphics are also set to seen an improvement. The shift in focus away from MMO elements means that players will be able to progress through the game while playing alone rather than having to team up with others.
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After a successful launch of over one million downloads, Kuro Games’ sci-fi action RPG Punishing: Gray Raven will be keeping interest stoked with frequent content updates…the first of these, Frozen Darkness, is live now. In Punishing: Gray Raven the Earth has been taken over by machines, guided by an all-corrupting
Flying Wild Hog’s Cracow Studio and publisher Jagex Partners are working on an action RPG called Space Punks. Visually, it feels very inspired by the Borderlands series, and both looting and shooting are key components in the gameplay…but unlike Borderlands, much of it takes place from an overhead perspective. If
Final Fantasy X (also known as Final Fantasy 10) was the first game in the Final Fantasy series to get a sequel. We can debate all day about the quality of said sequel, but the point is, that might not be the end of the story, if recent comments from