The Weekly Raid: The Road To G-Star 2018

G-Star, Korea’s marquee gaming trade show kicks off on November 15 in the port city of Buson. While most of the announcements made at G-Star only immediately effect the Korean market, the out sized influence Korea exerts in global PC & mobile gaming market makes the trade show well worth following for gamers across the world. Odds are the games [...]

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The Weekly Raid: How Can We Fix MMORPG Questing

Ever since the release of World of Warcraft in 2004, the vast majority of MMORPGs have followed the linear quest progression model. While MMORPGs have had questing long before WoW, they were often rare treats tied to lore or unique item. Progression was largely done the old fashioned way: exploration and killing monsters. Questing certainly proved to be a valuable [...]

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The Weekly Raid: Is Bless Cursed?

Few MMORPGs have had as rough a time as Neowiz's Bless Online. Despite a development budget of over $60 million, making it one of the most expensive MMORPGs ever, the game suffered a series of server mergers in its home market leaving it with a single Korean server. But its not just in the home front that Bless is reeling. [...]

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