Butt Animations Have Gone Too Far

Those playing through WildStar, the new science fiction MMO by Carbine Studios, might've noticed something a little, err, lively about the way certain character's butts sway. » 6/02/14 4:30pm 6/02/14 4:30pm

The Saturday Morning Stream: WildStar Is Go [Complete!]

The head start for Carbine Studio's new science fiction MMO WildStar kicked off early this morning, giving birth to thousands of weird little animal people with giant eyes. We're going to follow one of them into the wilds of the legendary Planet Nexus. » 5/31/14 11:03am 5/31/14 11:03am

Everything WildStar Has To Offer In One Final Pre-Launch Trailer

Carbide Studios' massively multiplayer online science fiction role-playing game launches a week from today, with early start kicking off Saturday morning at 12:01 am Pacific. That makes this final features trailer the big pre-launch push for WildStar — if you don't see something you like here, just keep on playing… » 5/27/14 4:00pm 5/27/14 4:00pm

WildStar Finally Gets Around To Talking About Raiding

With less than a month left before the June 3 official launch of WildStar, Carbine Studios gives prospective players a look at the high-end raid content topping off the eagerly anticipated science fiction MMORPG. » 5/13/14 9:27am 5/13/14 9:27am

How To Build A Warplot In WildStar

A couple weeks ago I wrote an article about Warplots, the build-a-base endgame player-versus-player mode in the upcoming science fiction MMO WildStar. Shortly after that, the fine folks from Carbine and NCsoft came knocking at my door, peering through the keyhole and asking "Do you want to build a Warplot?" » 5/06/14 9:12am 5/06/14 9:12am

Player Housing + Hoverboards = An Awesome MMORPG Skatepark

Wildstar, the upcoming sci-fi MMORPG, doesn't really take itself seriously. So even if you look at it as part the lore and setting, this skatepark just... belongs. » 5/06/14 5:00am 5/06/14 5:00am

WildStar's Competitive Endgame Combines Design With Destruction

Sticking with the upcoming MMORPG's theme of building-plus-battling, WildStar's high level 40-Vs.-40 PVP battles begin with players building massive fortresses in the sky. Then they drop them. » 4/16/14 9:40am 4/16/14 9:40am

WildStar Player Versus Player Battles Looks Like A Blast

Considering Carbine Studios was founded by 17 members of the World of Warcraft development team, I can forgive the re-use of the terms "Arenas" and "Battlegrounds". It's the combat that matters, and WildStar's isn't very much like WoW at all. » 3/22/14 6:10pm 3/22/14 6:10pm

WildStar Launches Worldwide In June, Preorders Begin Next Week

Carbine Studios' animated space opera has been teasing MMORPG fans with colorful characters and hilarious CGI videos since its announcement in 2011. On June 3, WildStar opens the wild space frontier to the public. Let's see what goodies we can get for preordering. » 3/12/14 9:44am 3/12/14 9:44am

There Is So Much Customization In WildStar

Upcoming sci-fi MMO WildStar isn't just about carving out a corner of some twisted alien planet. It's about making that corner your own, decorating it to your tastes, and putting a bowl of ramen atop your giant hamster ball. » 1/29/14 11:43am 1/29/14 11:43am

The First 15 Minutes Of WildStar Make A Compelling Case For More

Signing up for a new subscription-based MMORPG is a big decision, especially when it's an untested brand like Carbine's colorful WildStar. MMORPG.com helpfully recorded the first 15 minutes of beta play, which just might help your decision along. » 12/13/13 9:07am 12/13/13 9:07am

Yeah, You Should Be Scared Of Wildstar's Full Class Lineup

That is, if you're planning an incursion against the nicer folks making a living on the planet Nexus in Carbine Studios upcoming MMO. My god these people make a good trailer. » 12/03/13 9:00am 12/03/13 9:00am

Crowd Control Is A Real MMO Problem. WildStar Has The Solution.

Maybe there is something to this whole WildStar being subscription-based MMO thing. Every time I turn around, the folks at Carbine Studios are rolling out some incredibly fresh idea, like a "Disarm" skill that makes you have to run after your weapon. It's sorcery! Let's see how the game handles other annoying forms… » 8/21/13 9:00am 8/21/13 9:00am

WildStar Is A Subscription-Based MMO? How Brave.

The second-most exciting upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game announced plans today to require users pay an ongoing monthly fee to access its contents. Thankfully, there's still a way to play WildStar for free. » 8/19/13 11:30pm 8/19/13 11:30pm

What Sets Apart Wildstar's Combat? Aiming. And Exploding Space Goats.

Carbine Studios' latest DevSpeak details what combat will look like in their upcoming animated movie-esque MMORPG, Wildstar—specifically, how its Free Form Targeting system works, which lets you take precise control of all attacks, ranged or otherwise. Also included: the fiery death of dozens of innocent animals. » 7/12/13 6:30am 7/12/13 6:30am

Wildstar's Path System Might Be The Coolest MMORPG Feature Of The Year

Carbine Studios has already won me over with the Ratchet and Clank-style promotional videos and animated movie feel of its upcoming massively multiplayer online sci-fi role-playing game. WildStar path system, rewarding players for playing how they want to play, is a think, creamy layer of frosting on an annoyingly… » 5/22/13 9:20am 5/22/13 9:20am

I've Never Wanted to Buy a Virtual House More Than I Do Right Now

Phineas T. Rotostar is one hell of a salesman. It only took him a minute and a half to complete sell me on a floating sky house in the animated sci-fi MMO universe of WildStar. » 8/02/12 9:10am 8/02/12 9:10am