News items tagged with duel

The Art of Wushu: Learning the basics of combat

The Art of Wushu: Learning the basics of combat

Many readers balked when I said Age of Wushu had the best combat in an MMO ever back when I did my first impressions piece. I admit, it was a bold claim. However, even after playing Guild Wars 2, TERA...

By Patrick Mackey on 01 December 2015
Darkfall adds weather effects, duel system

Darkfall adds weather effects, duel system

Darkfall's sporting a new patch this week, and no, I'm not talking about one of those old-school iron-on things that your mom put on your jacket when you were a kid. This patch contains performance t...

By Jef Reahard on 30 November 2015
Darkfall gives players a day to log in and purchase D.U.E.L.

Darkfall gives players a day to log in and purchase D.U.E.L.

What is D.U.E.L.? It's Darkfall Unholy Wars' equivalent to EVE Online's PLEX, a way to extend your subscription to the game while allowing you to trade for in-game currency. And if that's what's kep...

By Eliot Lefebvre on 30 November 2015
The Art of Wushu: Chasing down Soul Chasing Claw

The Art of Wushu: Chasing down Soul Chasing Claw

Soul Chasing Claw is the eponymous skill of Royal Guards and one of the most frustrating styles to counter for a new player. It's a nice, robust style with clear strengths and weaknesses, and it's one...

By Patrick Mackey on 30 November 2015
Not So Massively: Exploits, updates, and World of Warcraft's DotA battleground

Not So Massively: Exploits, updates, and World of Warcraft's DotA battleground

Several Diablo III players have recently been caught abusing the votekick feature to kill other players in public games. Undeterred, Blizzard announced details of upcoming patch 1.0.7's new Demonic Es...

By Brendan Drain on 28 November 2015
Darkfall introduces PLEX-like 'D.U.E.L.' subscription currency

Darkfall introduces PLEX-like 'D.U.E.L.' subscription currency

Yesterday, Aventurine added what it called a "minor" new feature to PvP sandbox Darkfall: a payment system remarkably similar to those found in EVE Online, WildStar, ArcheAge, and most recently Anarch...

By Brianna Royce on 28 November 2015
The Summoner's Guidebook: Anything except solo top in League of Legends

The Summoner's Guidebook: Anything except solo top in League of Legends

It's really no surprise that I'm not an amazing Summoner's Rift player. I feel like I perform decently as support, do fairly well as jungler and ADC, and play solo mid somewhat poorly. Aside from thos...

By Patrick Mackey on 28 November 2015
Upcoming free Peggle 2 update lets you duel your friends

Upcoming free Peggle 2 update lets you duel your friends

EA Popcap will add a supplementary mode, called Duel mode, to Peggle 2. In a post on Facebook, producer Jared Neuss says the studio is hard at work on implementing the free multiplayer mode and will a...

By David Hinkle on 28 November 2015
The Art of Wushu: Harnessing demons to slay lovers

The Art of Wushu: Harnessing demons to slay lovers

Demon Heart Chain Hand is one of the most likely choices for a player's first new martial art. Although many other styles in Age of Wushu are expensive or difficult to obtain, DHCH is relatively easy...

By Patrick Mackey on 28 November 2015
The Art of Wushu: The limits of human reaction time

The Art of Wushu: The limits of human reaction time

We're finally back on track with the kung-fu lessons, and today we're going to talk about something very important: how being human limits what you can do in an Age of Wushu duel. Like a lot of skills...

By Patrick Mackey on 28 November 2015