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

The MOP Up: Final Fantasy Record Keeper meets its finality

We're a little late to the party on this, but friend of the site Connor pointed out that Square Enix shut down yet another...

Aion EU promises danger and treasure in its Secret Hellpath event

I'm not a plucky treasure hunter, so perhaps my point of view is skewed towards the boring, but if a place called the Secret...

The MOP Up: Star Wars Galaxies’ Empire in Flames celebrates Boonta Eve

Star Wars Galaxies' Empire in Flames isn't lying down for January's drabness. Rather, the rogue server welcomed Boonta's Eve for the entire month. During...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2023

You know how some people like to push this narrative that "MMOs are dying?" If that was actually true, then my job to round...

Aion celebrates the season with a Winter Park for EU players and item-filled meal kits for NA fans

It's time to celebrate the festive season in Aion EU, and that means it's time once more for the MMORPG to open a special...

Battle Bards Episode 218: Peace and quiet

If anyone’s ever told you to “take a chill pill,” then the Battle Bards have your full dosage in today’s episode. Exploring peaceful and...

Aion and Lineage II offer holiday promos, Blade & Soul suspends cheaters

It's the NCsoft News Bundle of Random Stuff! We've got news tidbits coming out of several MMORPGs under the publisher/developer's umbrella, so we're collecting...

Aion Classic is finally launching in Europe next year

Back in September, Gameforge began teasing that Aion Classic, which had already gone live for the NCsoft North American branch of the game back...

Aion Classic KR unveils a new Executor class and new server arriving November 9

Have you ever been so angry that you ripped your own wings off? That's apparently something that's happened to the upcoming new class for...

Aion unleashes the Pumpkin King and new Empyrean Lords

There's no time of the year that pumpkins take more of a beating than October, but perhaps it wouldn't happen so much if the...

The MOP Up: Crossout revs up a major engine upgrade

Just because the world's ended doesn't mean it can't look better. That's the philosophy of vehicular MMO Crossout, which is prepping a major engine...
Smoke on the water

Aion and RIFT mark the spooky season with Halloween sales and quests

'Tis the season for the Pumpkin King to be doing what he does best, which is apparently spreading terror throughout Aion and adding a...

Aion Classic’s Wrath of the Storm update goes live with new instances and improved sub benefits

Update 2.4 has been the talk of Aion Classic for the past few days now, but the time for talk is over and the...

Aion EU teases the arrival of its own version of Aion Classic

Players of Aion here in North America have been playing a classic version of the MMORPG for a while now - since last June,...

The Stream Team: Aion’s lucky 13th birthday

Who says the number 13 is unlucky? Certainly not Massively OP's MJ! It is, in fact, her favorite number. And being the 13th one...

Aion Classic’s subscription is about to be much cheaper – and more rewarding

Aion Classic's Siel's Aura - essentially a buff that grants hefty bonuses and unlocks to a subscription account for the game - is about...

Aion NA gets new and updated instances, faster leveling, and arena ranking September 28

NA players of Aion are going to be seeing quite a bit new coming down the pike at the end of this month, as...
Oddly beautiful.

Aion NA celebrates 13 years with a month-long celebration of currency drops and a reopened carnival location

The 13th anniversary celebration happening for the NA version of Aion might seem similar to the one the EU version kicked off at first...

Aion EU reopens the Dreamscape Festival with new attractions to celebrate its 13th anniversary

What better way to celebrate 13 years of Aion's operation in the EU than by reopening a big happy carnival location? How about presumably...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 385: Dungeons & Delays

Justin and Bree discuss NCsoft, Aion 2, Guild Wars 2, Throne & Liberty, Nightingale, Path of Exile 2, and DDO, with adventures in SWG Legends, LOTRO, and RIFT, plus mailbag topics on playable pandas and MMO housekeeping.