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July 5, 2011

Wizard101: Not Just for Kids--Hunt for the Best FTP MMORPG of 2011

I have begun playing the next FTPMMORPG: “Wizard101.” The idea to play this game came from an avid gamer known best for his role as the lead vocalist of the band The Blue Oyster Cult, Eric Bloom. Read More

June 28, 2011

Atlantica Online: The Hunt for the Best FTP MMORPG of 2011

Atlantica Online is in the spotlight for this week’s edition of The Hunt for the Best FTP MMORPG of 2011. This game features turn-based combat (think Final Fantasy), which I am not a huge fan of, but it does seem to suit this game relatively well. All in all the game plays pretty nicely, but I feel that there is something missing. What it is I am not entirely sure, but I guess I will just have to play until I find out. Read More

June 27, 2011

Looking Forward to Batman: Arkham City? We Are!

I run to the left, then to the right, and now I find myself backed into a corner… Great, what I am going to do now? There are too many of them. They are sure to find me. I have nowhere to go and my life is low. Is there a ledge to grapple? I don’t see one. I’m going to have to fight my way out of this one. No, there it is--a ledge to grapple! In a flash I get out of the corner and the villains have no clue where I went; they stand there in shock, puzzled over my Houdini-like disappearance. Read More

June 14, 2011

LOTRO and the Perils of Middle-Earth

I have been playing Lord of the Rings Online for a little while now, and as those of you who have played it know, the introduction part--where you can do pretty much whatever you want with little to no repercussion on your character or the outcome of the actual game--is quite long; I have since moved on to the actual game. Read More

June 3, 2011

Vindictus: Pride, Power, and Style

You know, it’s funny--when I began playing Vindictus, I felt the same way about it as I felt about Forsaken World. I was somewhat interested, and felt some amount of care for my character, but then something happened: I purchased new swords... Read More