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WildStar’s addons

Whether you agree with World of Warcraft’s approach to interface design or not, it’s hard to deny that it’s a fascinating case study. It’s a game that was released with a broken interface, one that was very decidedly not the optimal way to experience the game… with the expectation that…

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WildStar beta testers compete for coolest house

If being a fan of player housing while still being shut out of the WildStar beta describes you perfectly, then you’re going to probably hate everything about this post. As a way to show off the flexibility and potential for WildStar’s housing, Carbine Studios challenged closed beta testers to come…

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The Nexus Telegraph: What WildStar isn’t revealing

We now know about the last two races coming to WildStar. We don’t yet know about the last two classes, but that’s pretty much assured for release in the near future. (I’m betting on PAX Prime, based on nothing more than speculation.) In fact, we’re getting plenty of interesting and…

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WildStar Wednesday details player-created addons and mods

You may remember that earlier this year, our very own Bree Royce had the opportunity to attend a WildStar press event where she got a nice, tasty scoop on Carbine’s hopes of fostering the creation of user-developed UI mods within WildStar’s community. Well in today’s WildStar Wednesday, Jon “Bitwise” Wiesman…

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The Nexus Telegraph: WildStar’s addons

Whether you agree with World of Warcraft’s approach to interface design or not, it’s hard to deny that it’s a fascinating case study. It’s a game that was released with a broken interface, one that was very decidedly not the optimal way to experience the game… with the expectation that…

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WildStar’s newest video takes aim at… well, aiming

WildStar’s newest video takes aim at… well, aiming There’s an element of fire-and-forget in a large number of MMOs, a sense that all of the hard work of targeting is done for you by the game. You click on your target, you activate your ability, and that’s all the thought…

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WildStar beta testers compete for coolest house

WildStar beta testers compete for coolest house If being a fan of player housing while still being shut out of the WildStar beta describes you perfectly, then you’re going to probably hate everything about this post. As a way to show off the flexibility and potential for WildStar’s housing, Carbine…

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The Nexus Telegraph: Getting the message across in WildStar

The Nexus Telegraph: Getting the message across in WildStar (before it kills you) There are no two ways about it: A a lot of WildStar’s combat involves getting out of the way of something. Combat telegraphs have been reinforced as a major element of gameplay, and we’ve seen countless videos…

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E3 2013: Not so wild about WildStar

E3 2013: Not so wild about WildStar WildStar’s promising players the moon, but are gamers just star-struck? I know I personally wasn’t paying too much attention to the game until the recent video about paths. I’m not against the graphics, I think themeparks can be fun, and I’ve put up…

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WildStar reveals its final two races, the Chua and the Mordesh

WildStar reveals its final two races, the Chua and the Mordesh Everyone has a dirty little secret — maybe not something he’d be ashamed to admit in public but something he doesn’t necessarily want to talk about freely. That’s definitely the case for WildStar‘s Exile and Dominion factions, both of…