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<b>Dragon Nest Mobile</b> – Quick look at Tencent’s new mobile action RPG

<b>Dragon Nest Mobile</b> – Quick look at Tencent’s new mobile action RPG The story about Dragon Nest’s current situation in the industry is a very peculiar one.I am not sure if an internal studio at Shanda or did Eyedentity Games developed this mobile version (there are several other Dragon Nest mobile games which did not launch successfully), but the team did a great job of trying to fit all the features from the PC version into the small mobile devices.

Underrated Final Fantasy Games

Underrated Final Fantasy Games Even before Final Fantasy XV was released (29th November 2016), the franchise was a household name.The first game came out in 1987, as an attempted swan song from a dying company.

<b>MapleStory 2</b> – “Restart” update hopes to attract old and new players

<b>MapleStory 2</b> – “Restart” update hopes to attract old and new players As most of you gamers would have known, not many online games sequel perform better than the original.This is the same for MapleStory 2, which continues to struggle in the shadow of its prequel.

Escape From Hell: 7 Games with Insanely Long Development Cycles

Escape From Hell: 7 Games with Insanely Long Development Cycles We've all heard the term "development hell" before: the term given to any game that gets trapped in a brutal protracted state of limbo.Games becoming trapped in "development hell" is often viewed as the kiss of death on their chances of ever actually being released, let alone released in a remotely decent state.

Motorsport Manager review - ChristCenteredGamer

Motorsport Manager review - ChristCenteredGamer Do you enjoy the feel of ripping down the racetrack in a pack of aggressive drivers at 180 miles per hour?Do you love the thrill of dueling for first place?

<b>ArcheAge</b> – Unknown China studio obtains IP rights for mobile MMORPG

<b>ArcheAge</b> – Unknown China studio obtains IP rights for mobile MMORPG It seems common these days Korean developers are renting out their popular game IPs to Chinese studios for a fee and subsequent royalties.According to ZLONGAME, the title will be a mobile MMORPG.

<b>ArcheAge</b> – Shady China studio obtain rights for mobile MMORPG

<b>ArcheAge</b> – Shady China studio obtain rights for mobile MMORPG It seems common these days Korean developers are renting out their popular game IPs to Chinese studios for a fee and subsequent royalties.According to ZLONGAME, the title will be a mobile MMORPG.

<b>ArcheAge</b> – Shady Chinese studio obtain rights to make mobile MMORPG

<b>ArcheAge</b> – Shady Chinese studio obtain rights to make mobile MMORPG It seems common these days Korean developers are renting out their popular game IPs to Chinese studios for a fee and subsequent royalties.According to ZLONGAME, the title will be a mobile MMORPG.

<b>Perfect World</b> – Partnership with Evolve studio on new IP revealed

<b>Perfect World</b> – Partnership with Evolve studio on new IP revealed The top secret free to play first-person shooter features intense online co-operative action, bringing Turtle Rock back to what it does best.“We are developing a new franchise set in an all new universe that leverages the style of gameplay our community loves and expects from Turtle Rock Studios.

Warrior Among Wolves: Hai on Leadership

Warrior Among Wolves: Hai on Leadership You either are a leader, or you really, really aren't," he says.I just tell them what needs to be done, and they understand that I have no ulterior motive about it," Hai says.

How Toronto Esports Study Hard, and Carry Harder

How Toronto Esports Study Hard, and Carry Harder The Challenger circuit in League of Legends is increasingly becoming a playground for big teams to field sister teams and scouting initiatives.Collegiate team Toronto Esports have shown up to shake things up in the recent Open Challenger Qualifier.

Kiwis love the internet but there's work to be done on our digital divide, says InternetNZ

Kiwis love the internet but there's work to be done on our digital divide, says InternetNZ AUT University has released a new report detailing eight years' worth of internet trends in New Zealand, and InternetNZ says that while internet usage is growing, there is still a digital divide.In 2007, only 21% of over-65s believed the internet was important for information, while 2015 numbers came in at 60%.

Hands-on review: Trend Micro security packages - more than just anti-virus

Hands-on review: Trend Micro security packages - more than just anti-virus This review is in reality part three of an ongoing journey through the world of Trend.There is even an Antivirus for Mac version, which offers some of the features of the Windows packages.

Hands-on review: Viewsonic XG2703-GS - the whole package

Hands-on review: Viewsonic XG2703-GS - the whole package The Viewsonic XG2703-GS is an excellent 1440p high-performance gaming monitor, and uses NVIDIA’s G-Sync technology.The problem with such a high refresh rate is that you often won’t notice a large difference unless the game you’re playing is actually capable of running at an equal or high FPS (Frames Per Seconds) than the refresh rate.

HP’s sleek new line-up to shake up the PC gaming market

HP’s sleek new line-up to shake up the PC gaming market That changed in October this year when HP announced a dedicated range of desktop and laptop computers just for gamers.They call the new range OMEN by HP.

National Standards in schools: New survey finds out what educators really think

National Standards in schools: New survey finds out what educators really think The report National Standards in their seventh year, found that National Standards were an integral part of school decision-making, used to set goals for student achievement and for teaching and learning.However, less than a quarter (23%) thought National Standards provided a valuable picture of student learning.

Hands-on review: MYNT smart tracker - never lose anything again

Hands-on review: MYNT smart tracker - never lose anything again The most well known device is the Tile, a slim sticker that you can attach to your device, and they’re bloody useful.But with the MYNT, it’s like Apple’s engineers had a creative session and played with a room full of technology.

Hands-on review: Acronis True Image - balancing act of usability & power

Hands-on review: Acronis True Image - balancing act of usability & power The True Image app can create a full disk image copy – making it ideal for disaster protection.All things told, Acronis have managed to pull off that delicate balancing act between simplicity, usability and power extremely well.

<b>Blade & Soul</b> – Korean server goes Free-to-Play following winter update

<b>Blade & Soul</b> – Korean server goes Free-to-Play following winter update Over 4 years after launching in South Korea to immense success, NCsoft today converted Blade & Soul from the original Pay-to-Play mode to Free-to-Play together with the first part of the massive Winter 2016 update.With a new storyline and max level cap increased to 55, there are events now which fast-track players to level 50.

3 Dunedin-born startups take home $60,000 worth of GigStart funding

3 Dunedin-born startups take home $60,000 worth of GigStart funding The winning projects were CoDrivr, Swiftlet and Codelingo – all taking home $20,000 each.There were 23 applications for the GigStart Fund in the fourth and final rounds.