MMO Reporter 239 – Haters Gonna Hate Hate Hate

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Summary: <br> <br> All four of the MMO Reporters return to the glass table! We talk about CCP Virtual Reality, Buy to play only in America, and World of Warcraft suing bots?<br> Audio Version:<br> <br> <br> What we did in game:<br> Layanor:<br> <br> LOTRO <br> Orcs Must Die 2<br> <br> Bill:<br> <br> GW2<br> Transformers: Fall of Cybertron<br> Not Fallout 4<br> <br> Harry:<br> <br> Guild Wars 2<br> Hearthstone<br> Heroes of the Storm<br> Star Craft 2<br> Fallout 4<br> Star Wars Battlefront<br> Rise of the Tomb Raider<br> Divinity Original Sin <br> iPad Pro<br> <br> Chris:<br> <br> Sword Coast Legends<br> Fallout 4<br> Guild Wars 2<br> Rift<br> <br>  <br> News:<br>  <br> CCP raises 30M for its VR initiatives<br> See press release bellow<br>  <br> <br> <br> Privately held CCP Gams, the leader in virtual reality immersive technology(WTF???), today announced that it has raised $30 million to bolster the development of virtual reality (VR) content. <br> <br> The investment will be used to further position the company to drive innovation in VR as the technology begins to transform the entertainment industry.<br> <br> EVE: Valkyrie will launch with the Oculus Rift in spring 2016 and PlayStation VR in the first half of 2016 and is being created at CCP’s Newcastle studio. Gunjack, in development at the company’s Shanghai studio, is scheduled for release on Samsung’s Gear VR platform later this month. <br> <br> Valkyrie seems like a standard candidate for VR.  Lends itself well <br> <br> Gunjack seems like a weird product<br> <br> Announced last August<br> On-rails FPS where you play as the gunner on a defense ship<br> Feels more like a tech-demo than a compelling game<br> But if that’s what garners $30M, then I guess they succeeded<br> Exclusive to Gear VR, which means android.  Still hard to get excited about android/mobile gaming<br> <br> <br> <br>  <br> Black Desert Online Is Coming!<br> Trailer – <a href=""></a><br> <br> Korean MMO <br> <br> Buy to Play Model (Free to play in Korea, Japan and Russia) – Three Tiers<br> <br> <br> Traveler’s Package (USD $29.99 / EUR €29.99): Includes a digital version of Black Desert Online, one seven-day guest pass, 24 hour early head start, one appearance change coupon, and more.<br> <br> <br> Explorer’s Package (USD $49.99 / EUR €49.99): Includes a digital version of Black Desert Online, exclusive access to one Beta test, two seven-day guest passes, 48 hour early head start, one appearance change coupon, a tier three horse, one pet of choice, a unique weapon skin, and more.<br> <br> <br> Conqueror’s Package (USD $99.99 / EUR €99.99): Includes a digital version of Black Desert Online, exclusive access to both Beta tests, three seven-day guest passes, a massive 96 hour head start, one appearance change coupon, a tier five horse, one pet of choice, a unique weapon skin and costume, 2,500 Pearls (worth $25.00 / €25.00), and more.<br> <br> <br> <br> Uses an in-house rendering engine. <br> Very fast paced combat. <br> Pre-Orders now available<br> Earl 2016<br> <br> Gameplay:<br>  <br> DCUO announces Episode 19<br> See press release bellow<br> <a href=""></a><br> <br> New four player alert (dungeon) – The Demon’s Plan<br> <br> <br> <br> Heroes team up with Black Canary to attack Ra’s al Chul’s mountain fortress Nanda Parbat to save Green Arrow<br> Villains team up with Heat Wave to save Captain Cold. <br> <br> <br> New solo dungeon: Deep Desires<br> <br> Epilogue to Episode 17’s Unholy Matrimony story. <br> <br> <br> Launching later this fall.<br> <br>  <br> Sponsors:<br> Audible<br>