MMO NPCs are A-OK in FFXI

I loathe side quests with a fiery passion. They're the complimentary breadsticks of game design, the freewheeling exercise bike designed to keep you busy going nowhere, the weird no-budget local adverts they play in cinemas before the lights dim and trailers start. They're... they're... They're a waste of bloody time. MMO's - that's your World … Continue reading MMO NPCs are A-OK in FFXI

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Returning to Phantasy Star Online 2

Seven years feels like an eternity in online gaming land but that's about how long Phantasy Star Online 2's been around now, quietly outlasting any official version of the legendary Dreamcast-led original you can think of. I can happily report that it's not merely still alive but thriving - regularly receiving sizeable updates, brand-new content, … Continue reading Returning to Phantasy Star Online 2

Kimimi, Digital Explorer: Shadowrun Chronicles Edition

It's entirely coincidental, I swear. I'm not some internet Reaper here to cull online games that weren't able to reach their full potential. But just as the last online game I looked at -¬†Wildstar¬†- is due to close by the end of the month it turns out Cliffhanger Productions online Shadowrun adventure is too. Now … Continue reading Kimimi, Digital Explorer: Shadowrun Chronicles Edition