• Black Desert Online Gets 50% Discount and Double Helping of Class Awakenings
    by Gaandi November 23
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      Today, the Musa and Maehwa classes both awaken in Black Desert Online, gaining fearsome new weapons and abilities to make the speedy pair an even greater threat.   Watch the Musa and Maehwa Awakening Overview video:     The Musa can now switch to the Crescent Blade, which is reminiscent of a polearm and capable of large sweeping attacks to rapidly clear the battlefield of anyone standing in the way. The Maehwa  unlocks the Kerispear, a long-bladed spear weapon, which she uses to unleash a series of devastating piercing attacks. Combining their high agility with the power of these […]

  • Black Desert Online’s Future Looking Bright as Developer Signs MOU with Silicon Studio
    by Gaandi November 15
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      Pearl Abyss, developer of Black Desert Online, has signed an MOU with Japan’s Silicon Studio for bilateral technical cooperation. The two organizations will be working together on graphic technology research and engine development, leaving Black Desert Online to benefit from resulting advancements and breakthroughs.   “Black Desert Online already boasts outstanding graphics, but with the cooperation of Silicon Studio, we will be able to elevate the game’s visuals to an even greater degree of fidelity,” says Pearl Abyss CEO Kyoungin Jung.   One of the world’s most renowned graphics technology companies, Silicon Studio has been working in the digital […]

  • The Valkyrie Awakens and Picture the Seasons Contest Begins in Black Desert Online
    by Gaandi November 10
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      It’s the Valkyrie’s time to shine today as her Awakening becomes available in Black Desert Online. The Valkyrie normally deals with her enemies using her sword and formidable defenses, but she can now swap to a fearsome one-handed lance which grants her extra reach to engage foes before they come too close.     A defensive force to be reckoned with, the Valkyrie excels at withstanding high-power attacks while supporting her allies with special buffs. In addition to boosting her already rock-like defenses, the class Awakening adds new offensive skills to the Valkyrie’s arsenal, allowing her to deal a greater amount of […]

  • Kakao Games and Bluehole Announce New MMORPG Code-Named Project W
    by Gaandi November 3
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      Kakao Games enters strategic partnership with Bluehole and invests in upcoming AAA MMORPG   Kakao Games Corp has obtained the publishing rights for Project W (working title), an upcoming MMORPG from Bluehole, in North America and Europe. Project W is Bluehole’s latest title following the award-winning Tera, and aims to bring back the fundamental joys of playing an MMO. Veteran developers assigned to it include Project Director Hyung-Jun Kim, former Chief Art Director at NCSOFT.   The addition of Project W to Kakao Games’ large-scale MMO lineup marks the next step in the publisher’s efforts to service high quality […]