NCSoft — The MMO Gamer

NCSoft Announces Blade & Soul Coming to the West


NCSoft has announced that the popular Asian fantasy martial-arts MMO Blade & Soul is making its way to the West as the team aggressively tailors the game for Western players. Blade & Soul brings MMO and RPG gaming communities an online world rich in Asian martial arts, a theme that has traditionally been limited to […]

City of Heroes Saying Goodbye


It’s been a rough year for MMO development teams this year. With closures and layoffs occuring on what feels like a weekly basis, the industry has been in a great deal of turmoil in 2012. City of Heroes is the latest MMO to close its doors as the super-hero based game announced last week that […]

NCSoft to Host Aion & Lineage II Player Summit at PAX Prime


Have something important you’d like to tell the devs of Aion or Lineage II? PAX Prime will be your opportunity to do just that. On August 31st, NCSoft staff will be hosting a Player Summit to get feedback on Aion and Lineage II directly from the playerbase. The event will take place from 7pm to […]

Aion Announces F2P

Aion Ascension

After seeing success with the free-to-play conversion of Lineage II, NCSoft has announced that later this spring they will be taking Aion free-to-play with patch 3.0, Ascension.  A new f2p site announces that Aion: Ascension will be utilizing the “revolutionary Truly Free model” from Lineage II and improving upon it.  Have a look at the […]

Statesman Will Die


It’s not every day when you hear that a popular MMO-based character will get killed off, but that is exactly what NCSoft is doing in 2012. According to this teaser, Statesman, the protector of Paragon City, will meet his match in battle and will pass onto whatever great beyond a comic hero goes to. Statesman, […]