MU Legend Confirms a Date for Open Beta on sgamet

MU Legend Confirms a Date for Open Beta on sgamet

For fans of the MMOARPG, the MU Legend open beta date has been a topic of consistent conversation. Now, perhaps, that conversation can go into a more positive direction as Webzen have officially locked down a start date for the game’s global beta. While we did learn from the game’s producer that beta would be held back until November, today that November date was locked down: Tuesday, November 7th. According to the announcement, the previously…

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sgamet – Automaton Games Plans a 1,000-Player Tactical Shooter

sgamet – Automaton Games Plans a 1,000-Player Tactical Shooter

After a sizeable investment of $10M and a partnership with Improbable’s SpatialOS, plans for a new Automaton Games project have been revealed. Those plans involve a tactical shooter MMO with a shared world of 1,000 strong along with a massive 400-player battle royale mode. For those who are unfamiliar with the studio, Automaton Games is a UK-based company responsible for the multiplayer FPS Deceit, which pits five players together in a team but empowers a…

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sgamet – Here is the Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire Launch Trailer

sgamet – Here is the Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire Launch Trailer

Just like it was planned, today is the Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire launch trailer debut, so grab your favorite movie-watching snack, get into your chair, and enjoy the cinematic goodness in the continued lead-up to the expansion’s launch. There’s really not much else that needs to be said from this point onward, really. The new trailer has all of the expected ingredients, including vague-ish voice clips from the main storyline, dramatic camera angles…

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sgamet – The Revenant Officially Arrives to Skyforge

sgamet – The Revenant Officially Arrives to Skyforge

What’s big, grumpy, powered by dark energies, and likes swinging a big-ass axe around? The newly released Skyforge Revenant class! Lord Spookychop (feel free to name your character that if you want) is now officially live in the action MMO as of today. The Revenant class is a powerhouse of a choice with several abilities that take some wind-up time but unload devastation on foes. Each swing from the Revenant’s basic attacks build in power…

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sgamet | Tests Reveal ARK: Survival Evolved on PC Has Stiff Requirements

sgamet | Tests Reveal ARK: Survival Evolved on PC Has Stiff Requirements

If you’re looking to play ARK: Survival Evolved on PC, you’re likely going to need a firebreather of a system. Despite the game’s meager minimum system requirements, testing from PC Gamer has found that getting the most from the survival sandbox is going to take a bit more. Testing revealed that even at the Medium graphical preset at 1920×1080 resolution, most of the budget video cards began to have problems. The nVidia GTX 970, for…

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sgamet | Overwatch getting TF2-y in new map Junkertown

sgamet | Overwatch getting TF2-y in new map Junkertown

Blizzard today announced that they are making Team Fortress 2. Wait. Hang on. That they’re… making a TF2 map for Overwatch [official site]? That they’re dropping the pretence that Overwatch isn’t as much of a goof-o-rama as TF2? Some combination of the above. Overwatch is off to Australia in its next map, Junkertown, Blizzard have announced. It’s the gang-run town of scrap which Junkrat and Roadhog were exiled from, and it looks like a lark….

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Mei-day: Overwatch climatologist gets animated short – sgamet.com

Mei-day: Overwatch climatologist gets animated short – sgamet.com

Overwatch’s latest animated short focuses on climatologist, Mei, fleshing out a bit of her backstory. The backstory then gives her the trauma necessary (???) to kickstart her homebrew ice weaponry design. Seriously. It’s all powered by misery and strife in Overwatch [official site], isn’t it? Except for that rambunctious nonsense about Junkrat which was to introduce a new map. I do like Mei’s character design and look, though, and I’m also really impressed with the woolly…

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sgamet | Overwatch’s Mercy becoming pretty much a completely new hero

sgamet | Overwatch’s Mercy becoming pretty much a completely new hero

The Mercy we knew is no more. The latest changes to Overwatch‘s [official site] Swiss medic being tested on the public test servers transform her into a completely new hero, and I’m bloody excited. Gone is her powerful Resurrect ultimate ability, which revived any dead foe within a 15 metre radius, and it’s replaced by a 20-second long skill that buffs every one of her other abilities.  Reviving isn’t totally gone, mind. It’s now one…

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sgamet | Kill ’em all! Overwatch launches deathmatch modes

sgamet | Kill ’em all! Overwatch launches deathmatch modes

If your denim vest is covered in patches such as “Teamplay? No way!” and “My other jacket is #1, you ruddy scrubs” and lots of skulls and crosshairs, good news: Overwatch [official site] now has deathmatch. Two new eight-player modes cast aside objectives and let players focus simply on murdering each other for points. Along with free-for-all deathmatch, Blizzard’s multiplayer FPS now has 4v4 team deathmatch. Now that deathmatch has graduated from the public test…

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