Official Site: Aion
Studio: NCsoft West
Launch Date: September 22, 2009
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Aion Classic EU releases 2.8 Conquest update with new raid, instance, and level cap of 58

Gameforge and NCsoft have been talking up Aion Classic EU's Conquest update, and as of today, that 2.8 update has arrived, with a new...

The MOP Up: Marvel Snap goes maximum effort with this month’s Deadpool season

Deadpool's taken over Marvel Snap (just in time for his new movie) and is bringing a new game mode, several new cards (including Gwenpool),...

Aion Classic EU offers unique rewards to those who plumb the Red Throne dungeon for a limited time

Usually clearing an MMORPG's dungeon is meant to offer rewards for your character. That's hardly news. However, a new event that's kicked off for...

Aion Classic EU showcases the upcoming cross-server PvP battlefield of Apheta Beluslan

For all of its PvE gameplay, Aion also has a lot of faction vs. faction PvP going on for it, and soon more of...

Aion Classic EU’s roadmap for the rest of 2024 includes three solid content drops

Gameforge is still working Aion Classic for all its worth: This morning, it officially unveiled the second half of its roadmap for the EU...

The MOP Up: My Time at Sandrock will make you a proper Monster Whisperer

To start off our small news roundup this weekend, let's head over to co-op farm sim My Time at Sandrock, where the devs talked about...

NCsoft Q1 2024: Guild Wars 2 is on one hell of a revenue streak as Throne & Liberty stalls

NCsoft's Q1 2024 financial report is a tale of two worlds as mobile games continue their decline in popularity. Corporate revenues fell 17% compared...
Sorry, guy.

Perfect Ten: 10 favorite features that pairs of popular MMOs share

Even though all MMORPGs compete for our time, affection, and -- above all else -- money, it doesn't mean that they can't get along....

Aion Classic celebrates its first birthday in Europe this week with boosts and freebies

It might be cheating to count anniversaries for different versions of an MMORPG, but are you really going to complain if it means more...

Aion Classic EU brings the chainblade-swinging Revenant and new dungeons in its latest patch

Swords are generally considered melee weapons that work better when they stay inside of the wielder's hand. The Revenant class that gives its name...

Aion Classic EU announces Rise of the Revenant patch with the new Revenant class

The EU version of Aion run by Gameforge has a big update in store for Aion Classic: Update 2.7 Rise of the Revenant. The...

The MOP Up: Monster Hunter World sells a monster 25M copies

Capcom's Monster Hunter World is a force of nature unto itself, with the boss-slaying game topping 25 million units sold and setting a record...
Oddly beautiful.

The MOP Up: Aion, Lineage 2, and Blade and Soul get ready for a new launcher

Blade and Soul, Lineage II, and Aion are all preparing to migrate everyone from the old launcher to the new PLAYNC platform. NCsoft posted...

NCsoft Q4 2023: Guild Wars 2 is a bright spot for NCsoft as Throne & Liberty stumbles

NCsoft's Q4 2023 financials weren't the perk-up that investors surely wanted to see: The Korean gaming giant reported a 31% drop in revenues in...

NCsoft updates EULAs for Lineage II, Aion, and Blade & Soul as part of move to Purple

At the top of February we reported on NCsoft's decision to migrate many of its MMOs to its bespoke Purple platform, specifically affecting Blade...

Aion Classic EU confirms Executioner class, new instances, and level cap raise for the first half of 2024

The roadmap bug continues to proliferate across our genre, as Aion Classic EU shared its own 2024 roadmap last month in snazzy video format,...

NCsoft announces plans to move Aion, Lineage II, and Blade & Soul to its Purple platform

Readers might remember that back in 2019, NCsoft launched its own games platform known as Purple, which lets players enjoy the studio's mobile games...

The MOP Up: DDO’s Snowpeaks Festival returns

Just because winter is in full swing doesn't mean it has to be dour! Dungeons and Dragons Online is keeping things lively with the...

The MOP Up: Path of Exile’s corpses explode less frequently now

Even a middling Path of Exile patch is still a cause for celebration when it arrives, as in the case of this past week's...

Perfect Ten: The weirdest weapons from MMOs of yore

Swords. Staffs. Maces. Spears. Wands. Bows. Crossbows. Double-crossbows. Hammers. Wolverine claws. Daggers. Axes. Deadly? Yes. Fashionable? Not so much. A two-handed sword is so...