Ever Wanted to Play Frozen in an MMO? Now You Sorta Can!

Popular South Korean MMO Aion just got an update. Included in this recent patch was a new golden blond braided hairdo. Gosh, this looks like Elsa from Frozen. » 3/05/14 7:00am 3/05/14 7:00am

After Learning It Was Copied From Another Game, Dota 2 Gives a Mace the…

Some 25,000 players who had bought a community-created weapon within Dota 2 discovered a new item in their inventories after Valve learned it had been copied directly from the MMO Aion. » 8/11/12 11:00am 8/11/12 11:00am

Tips and Tricks for the Newly Free-to-Play Aion

Today NCsoft launches Aion: Ascension » 4/11/12 4:00pm 4/11/12 4:00pm, the free-to-play rebirth of its faltering MMO, complete with eagerly anticipated update 3.0 content like player housing, mounts, new zones and a raised level cap. To celebrate the impeding influx of freeloaders, producer Adam Christensen has written up a tips and tricks guide to…

Aion Stays Alive with Update 2.5

Today NCsoft's massively-multiplayer online game Aion upgrades to version 2.5, Empyrean Calling, delivering a host of new content, features, and tweaks aimed at pleasing players current and lapsed. Is it enough to lure fresh MMO fans to the game? » 5/25/11 12:40pm 5/25/11 12:40pm

In Search of a Massively-Multiplayer RPG that isn't World of Warcraft

Commenter ValeriaHeart is looking for suggestions for a massively-multiplayer online role-playing game to play with her partner that isn't World of Warcraft in today's episode of Speak-Up on Kotaku. Won't you help her? » 4/26/11 12:20pm 4/26/11 12:20pm

Get Ready For Aion's Next Big Transformation

Since its release, Korean-born MMO Aion has undergone a profound transformation as developers hone gameplay to suit the needs of a North American audience. NCsoft's Sean Neil tells us how the upcoming 2.5 update will further refine the Aion experience. » 1/07/11 7:40pm 1/07/11 7:40pm

There's An App For Aion

Players of NCSoft's Aion can now use their iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to stay connected to Atreia on the go, thanks to the Aion Exchange, now available for purchase in the iTunes App Store. » 10/19/10 2:30pm 10/19/10 2:30pm

Aion's Assault On Balaurea Bonus Pets Are Functional As Well As…

Picking up Aion's free Assault On Balaurea expansion at retail has its benefits, including one of several retailer-exclusive pets, each with a special benefit for players possessing it. Dibs on the odd-looking squirrel thing! » 8/12/10 3:30pm 8/12/10 3:30pm

Aion Goes 2.0 In September

The Elysea and Asmodae take the battle to the Balaur this September, when Ncsoft releases the first major free expansion for the massively-multiplayer online role-playing game Aion, Assault on Balaurea. » 7/16/10 11:20am 7/16/10 11:20am

Aion Prepares For The Assault On Balaurea

Aion: Assault on Balaurea, will bring a level cap increase, functional in-game pets, new instances to explore, and more to NCsoft's massively-multiplayer online role-playing game, but before it comes out, NCsoft hopes to lure old players back with update 1.9. » 5/24/10 11:20am 5/24/10 11:20am

The Not-So-Real Dangers Of Power-Leveling

Aion developer NCsoft and Rooster Teeth have teamed up to educate massively-multiplayer online game players about the dangers of mafia-run power-leveling operations that probably don't exist. » 4/21/10 9:00pm 4/21/10 9:00pm

Aion Patch 1.9: Changing Perceptions And Pleasing The Players

NCsoft details Aion's version 1.9 patch today, an update dedicated to making the player experience more joy and less grind. We spoke to lead producer Chris Hager about changing the way subscribers play and perceive the popular MMO. » 3/04/10 11:20am 3/04/10 11:20am

Aion: The Official Magazine Packed WIth In-Game Goodies

NCsoft reveals Aion: The Official Magazine, a monthly online publication that delivers the latest news, player guides, and community tips to Aion players to the tune of $3.99 an issue, with exclusive in-game items coming every month. » 2/26/10 10:40am 2/26/10 10:40am

Aion Players Hit Jackpot After Maintenance Goof

Maintenance on an Aion server yesterday caused a glitch that delivered more than 34 trillion Kinah - that's Aion cash - to "a small number of players." NCsoft was forced to do a server data rollback to correct the mistake. » 1/05/10 9:30pm 1/05/10 9:30pm

Aion Speeds Things Up With Double XP Weekends

Tired of slow progression in NCsoft's latest MMO, Aion? The developers feel your pain, and they plan to assuage it with regular double experience weekends, starting with the next three weekends in a row. » 12/15/09 8:20pm 12/15/09 8:20pm

Is This The Future Of Aion?

Mass bannings weren't the only Aion-related business from NCSoft today. No, the MMO publisher also found the time to release this mysterious, 9-minute teaser trailer for the game. » 11/24/09 2:30am 11/24/09 2:30am

Aion Bans Many, Many, Many Players

When NCSoft swing the hammer, they do so with gleeful abandon: earlier today, as Aion's servers came back to life after an unscheduled reboot, over 16,000 players found themselves banned from the popular MMO. » 11/23/09 10:20pm 11/23/09 10:20pm

Bring Home Aion Purchase Bonuses For The Holidays

NCsoft is celebrating the success of Aion by offering the Aion Holiday Ascension Pack, a special bundle of retailer-specific in-game items for those who purchase the game during the holiday season. » 11/10/09 11:40am 11/10/09 11:40am

J!NX Aion Shirts Give You Wings

World of Warcraft clothing creators J!NX has been spreading its wings lately, introducing the first in a new line of t-shirts for NCsoft's recently-launched Aion. » 10/25/09 11:00am 10/25/09 11:00am

Aion Wings It To The Top Of September PC NPDs

The NPD PC charts for September have arrived, bringing with them several new entries amidst the old favorites, with Batman, Champions Online, and Aion slipping into the top 20. » 10/20/09 2:00pm 10/20/09 2:00pm