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Viewed Prior To Release: Wildstar

Viewed Prior To Release: Wildstar We sent Brendan to see Wildstar. This is his report. A lot of good games have come from pitting the player against ‘the frontier’. (What is Minecraft, for instance, if not a blocky representation of a pre-civilisation?) On paper, the MMO genre seems perfectly suited…

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WildStar Wednesday: San Diego Comic Con

 Hello Nexians! @Team_WildStar has been spending some serious quality time planning our presence at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. We’ve got a panel! We’ve got an Arkship event! We’ve got a party! We even have special Nexian cocktails as created by one of our very own community members from WildStar-Roleplay.com,…

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WildStarOL: The Engine Interview2

We take a closer look at the beating heart of WildStar with Lead Software Engineer Steve Moret. WildStar has a very hand-made art style, with painted textures and cartoonish models. How does that influence engine design? The very obvious answer is that graphics programmers have to support artists in making…

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WildStar: The Engine Interview

We take a closer look at the beating heart of WildStar with Lead Software Engineer Steve Moret. The game engine is often an unsung hero of modern MMOs. When it works brilliantly we hardly even notice it, focusing instead on the dramatic art style, sublime musical score or excellent narrative….

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Wildstar-CrimsonIsle-ALLIES

ALLIES ICI Directive 04.3221.098-Nx Re: Crimson Isle Strike Team Fr: Pheydra, Central Axis: ICI Please inform your contacts that there is to be no further discussion about the strike team being sent to investigate the anomalies on the Crimson Isle. As of this morning, the emperor has deemed this mission…

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Wildstar-CrimsonIsle-ENEMIES

ENEMIES Collegium: Scientific Report Re: Unidentified Humanoid Population CI36 The data concerning the unidentified humanoids [designated Species CI36] inhabiting Crimson Isle is mostly inconclusive, although we have determined with the utmost certainty that they are native to planet Nexus. Bio-phase scans do indicate an alarming level of biological mutation throughout…

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Wildstar-CrimsonIsle-OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW Located off the coast of Deradune, Crimson Isle has been neither explored nor colonized by the Dominion because of its remote location, rocky terrain and deadly wildlife. But recent long-range scans from the Arkship Destiny have revealed some tantalizing details that may soon require further investigation. The southwest region…

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Wildstar online-Classes-Esper

Esper Role: Ranged DPS, Healer Equipment: Psyblade Armor Weight: Light Armor Ability Resources: Mana and Focus Points Primary Attributes: Magic (DPS), Wisdom (Healing) Espers are masters of the mind who tap into powerful psychic energies to lash out and incapacitate enemies or strengthen and protect their friends. The connection between…

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Wildstar online-Classes-Stalker

Stalker Role: Melee DPS, Tank Equipment: Claws Armor Weight: Light Armor (Upgrades to Medium) Ability Resources: Suit Power Primary Attribute: Dexterity (DPS), Technology (Tank) Classes Class Overview Stalkers are feared throughout the galaxy as silent and deadly assassins who always eliminate their targets. The Stalkers’ training begins with an injected…

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Wildstar-Classes-Spellslinger

Spellslinger Role: Ranged DPS, Healer Equipment: Dual Pistols Armor Weight: Light Armor Ability Resources: Spell Surges and Mana Primary Attributes: Dexterity (DPS), Wisdom (Healing) Classes Spellslingers are deadly and dangerous pistoleers, often found beyond the Fringe working as bounty hunters, bodyguards, and guns-for-hire. Spellslingers fight with a unique style that’s…