Monthly Archives: September 2012

The End

Now that it was announced that Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk are retiring from Bioware I see no reason to continue running SWTOR Life. If a man that ran the creation of the game for 5 years and has a tattoo of its logo on his arm is now gone to make beer, I see […]

Top 5 Reasons Why SWTOR Failed

Now that mostly everyone that worked on the creation of Star Wars: The Old Republic is fired or left and that sufficient time has passed to have enough distance to talk about everything that transpired I want to list the top 5 things that, in my opinion, caused SWTOR to fail. TOR is not a […]

End of an Era

It was announced yesterday that Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk have retired from the video game business and Bioware. Both Muzyka and Zeschuk wrote about their own reasons for leaving and the future endeavors they plan on pursuing. The two of them were called the heart and the vision of Bioware and its […]

Aion 3.5 goes live in October 2012


NCSoft announced today that the next Aion 3.5 update will be released in North America in October. For the first time NCSoft team localized the patch in less then a three months. In our Aion 3.5 video presentation from Gamescom 2012 you can find lots of information about what is new and exciting in that patch. The official announcement you can read below:

Celebrate Aion: Ascension’s Third Anniversary with Aion 3.5, the Most Exciting Content Lineup for Aion Players Anywhere

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September 17, 2012 – NCsoft®, the world’s premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs), kicked off the celebration of Aion: Ascension’s third anniversary today with themed missions, events and challenges all culminating in a fight with the mighty Dragon Lord, Tiamat, as part of the content coming the latest free update to the game, slated to arrive this October. Packed with new features and challenging content, Aion 3.5 provides players with the opportunity complete the current chapter of lore that has been three years in the making.

Starting this week, players of NCsoft’s Aion: Ascension will be able to participate in a variety of new thematic missions celebrating Aion’s third anniversary such as Shine On! Daeva’s candles where players can collect the Aether Flames to light the magical candle atop the giant Aion third anniversary cake.   Other features that players can look forward to with the release of Aion 3.5 include:

  • Tiamat Stronghold: The most challenging content in Aion: Ascension to date, Tiamat’s Stronghold is only available to those Daevas who have truly earned it. Tiamat’s defeat is the final chapter in the game-spanning Dragon Lords’ saga.
  • Dimensional Vortexes: New dimensions with valuable objectives, these vortexes offer players a new way to raid and PvP
  • Daeva for Daeva’s Day: Daeva’s Day is the celebration for existing Daevas, but also a day of hope for humans who have not ascended.  On this day, many humans leave their normal lives to seek out adventure in hopes of being recognized by Aion and ascending to immortality.  New and existing players alike receive special gifts on this day!
  • Fast Track Server: Those who are new to Aion: Ascension can now easily catch up to their friends thanks to the Fast Track server which will allow players to level up twice as fast, before making the switch to a regular server to tackle the challenging end game content.
  • And More: Players can look forward to new housing options and community features, a higher legion level cap with new legion quests, new mounts, new arenas a special mystery surprise only for Aion: Ascension fans at the end of the celebration.

Aion’s third anniversary in-game events will begin September 19 and continue through October with the launch of Aion 3.5. Thanks to Aion: Ascension’s Truly Free business model, which allows players to enjoy the entirety of the game completely for free, all of this content will be available to anyone who downloads the game from NCsoft. More information about Aion can be found at

Happy 100th Tor Wars

   Out of all the fan sites that are out there is one of the most professional, the most dedicated, the most fun and, as of late, without rose-colored glasses (thank you Darth Sunshine) SWTOR fansites out there. They have reached a huge milestone by doing a 100th podcast and congratulations are in order. […]