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  • Gritty, pixelated cyberpunk Metrocide first impressions 0 CommentsPosted by on December 17, 2014 under News
    Cyberpunk as a genre mixes a sort of noir sense of industrial-ruin or urban decay with the uplifting power of computer technology. Many cyberpunk novels display a tremendous disparity between the cultural elite—hidden in skyscrapers filled with every creature comfort and amenity, protected by bulwarks of corporation and society—and the dregs on the street—surrounded by gang warfare, violence... more.
  • Guild Wars 2 vs. World of Tanks 7 CommentsPosted by on December 11, 2014 under MMORPG Showdown
    [polldaddy poll=8515876] This is the seventh match of GameOgre.com’s MMO Showdown 9.  This annual tournament determines the best MMORPG out of 16 games. The winner will be named MMORPG of the Year. GameOgre.com also has a Prediction Contest for forum members each year for a $10 Game Card or $10 of Riot Points. Guild Wars 2 Vs. World of Tanks These are simply two games that are not... more.
  • Winter is Coming: A 2014 guide to seasonal events in the MMO community 3 CommentsPosted by on December 9, 2014 under Featured, Free to Play, MMOs, News, Pay to Play
    Across most MMO games, winter is perhaps the best-celebrated seasonal event, especially for the gaming community who live in the northern hemisphere. In the more northern climes, winter means a brisk cold breeze, followed by blizzards, snowdrifts, and blankets of white as far as the eye can see. This usually means warm clothing, nippy fingers, and traffic jams. Of course, it can also mean power ou... more.
  • Shadow Warrior: Sword Goodness Then and Now 3 CommentsPosted by on November 29, 2014 under Editorials
    It is not often when a special game comes along that does something a little different and not only succeeds but has a successful remake as well. Shadow Warrior is one of those rare games because it basically introduced the sword as a the main weapon into shooters all the way back in 1997. This was an era that was dominated by games such as Doom, Duke Nukem 3D, and Quake. Hand-to-hand weapons were... more.
  • The Life of a Warlords of Draenor Casual Warcraft Player 3 CommentsPosted by on November 26, 2014 under Expansions, Featured, MMOs, News
    Blizzard recently released an extremely popular expansion to the most-popular-ever MMO game World of Warcraft recently with Warlords of Draenor. So popular it brought the flagship back up to 10 million players from a dip of 7 million just to experience the changes that happened under the hood and in the world of Azeroth. Over the years, Warcraft has only become more friendly to casual players a... more.
  • Minecraft vs. RuneScape 7 CommentsPosted by on November 24, 2014 under MMORPG Showdown
    [polldaddy poll=8472499] This is the sixth match of GameOgre.com’s MMO Showdown 9.  This annual tournament determines the best MMORPG out of 16 games. The winner will be named MMORPG of the Year. GameOgre.com also has a Prediction Contest for forum members each year for a $10 Game Card or $10 of Riot Points. Minecraft Vs. RuneScape As the first round of MMO Showdown 9 gets closer ... more.
  • Virtual Item Spotlight: Intellect Devourer 4 CommentsPosted by on November 5, 2014 under Featured, Free to Play, MMOs, News, Virtual Items
    The game of Neverwinter Online has a number of item types that could effectively reviewed as part of a virtual item spotlight, but really the Companions fit the best. Everyone gets a Companion, an AI-controlled NPC who fights beside your character, which can be customized to a certain extent. Any given Companion can be upgraded with three pieces of equipment and three runestones—as well as raise... more.
  • Wild West Online Games 12 CommentsPosted by on under Editorials
    As many times as I have seen fantasy and science fiction online games, it always surprises me how few western style games have been attempted. One of my best gaming moments came out with one of the very few games to get the genre right. It was a game that mixed great graphics (especially the cut scenes) with a great story that was set on fire with a soundtrack that feels like it came from a great ... more.
  • Star Wars The Old Republic vs. Star Trek Online 6 CommentsPosted by on November 1, 2014 under MMORPG Showdown
    [polldaddy poll=8416417] This is the fourth match of GameOgre.com’s MMO Showdown 9.  This annual tournament determines the best MMORPG out of 16 games. The winner will be named MMORPG of the Year. GameOgre.com also has a Prediction Contest for forum members each year for a $10 Game Card or $10 of Riot Points. Star Wars: The Old Republic Vs. Star Trek Online Surprisingly, this the ... more.
  • WWE Supercard: PvP the Easy Way 5 CommentsPosted by on October 24, 2014 under Editorials
    I (Ogreman on the GameOgre.com forums) have never been a big player of either mobile games or card games. However, that has changed this summer. I was stuck with an Ipad for a month and half and have plenty of time to try many mobile apps and games. It was during this time that I came across WWE Supercard. It had just launched and already have over a million downloads in about a week or two. When ... more.