Posted June 19, 2011  

Added Under NEWS | SHOOTER | International

World of Planes
World of Planes Alpha arrives in July, Beta in September.

Gaijin Entertainment will kick off World of Planes’ alpha test in July and the closed beta test in September, the company has confirmed. Announced back in April, World of Planes is a World War II flight simulator MMO that features hundreds of warplanes, detailed models, a career mode and more.

Posted June 17, 2011  

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Saint Seiya
Somebody at PlayCoo likes Saint Seiya a little too much.

Lucent Heart’s open beta is set to launch on June 21 in North America, publisher Gamania has announced. According to Gamania, current community members and closed beta testers can access the open beta starting June 15, while the rest of us have to wait until the official open beta launch on June 21. If you’re not sure about the criteria for early access, download the open beta client and give it a go. If you can’t log in now, you’ll likely have to wait until June 21.

Posted June 17, 2011  

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Fallen Earth
Post-apocalyptic MMOFPS gets a F2P makeover.

We all knew, but now it’s official. Joystiq’s Massively team first broke the news about the F2P transition on June 15, and today, GamersFirst put out a press release formally announcing its plans to transition Fallen Earth to a F2P model.

Posted June 15, 2011  

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Open beta gets underway.

If any game publisher can pull off a seamless transition from CB to OB to full launch, it’s Aeria Games. These folks know their stuff. Aeria Games announced earlier today the launch of Eden Eternal‘s open beta (at approximately 7pm PDT), just a little under two weeks since its closed beta launched.

Posted June 15, 2011  

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Item shop opens for business; Leafs of Oblivion up for grabs.

We’re only two weeks into Prius Online’s open beta, and the game is already ready for prime time. Earlier today, gPotato announced the launch of Prius Online’s Item Shop, along with a special event that should give you plenty of incentives to log in.

Posted June 13, 2011  

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Wizardry Online
Well lookit that, Lapins!

Gamepot has announced that Wizardry Online will be heading to North America and Europe next year. Developed by Headlock and first announced last month, Wizardry Online is a free-to-play, hardcore dungeon crawler that’s every bit as unforgiving as its predecessors. Gamepot says there’s even permanent death in the game. Sounds like a pain in the ass. I like it.

Posted June 11, 2011  

Added Under GIVEAWAYS | EU

Bounty Hounds Online2

[ CLOSED ] InnoGames has expanded Bounty Hounds Online’s closed beta test and sent us a fresh batch of closed beta keys, so come get one while they still last!
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Posted June 10, 2011  

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Arma 2
Military simulator to go F2P this month. Cash shop not included.

Bohemia Interactive, following in EA and Ubisoft’s footsteps, has announced Arma 2: Free, a free-to-play version of the acclaimed tactical shooter Arma 2. Originally released back in 2009, Arma 2 is a military sim set in the fictional former Soviet state of Chernarus. If you’re not familiar with the Arma series, think Battlefield 2, except with larger maps, more strategy, and greater realism.

Posted June 9, 2011  

Added Under NEWS | CONSOLE, SHOOTER | International

DUST 514
CCP’s latest MMO lands on the PS3.

EVE Online developer CCP announced recently that its upcoming MMO shooter Dust 514 is due out summer 2012 and will be a PS3 exclusive. The game’s business model, according to CCP’s press release, is a “departure from the traditional subscription or one-time purchase model,” and will be “supported by revenues from the in-game sale of virtual goods.”