blade and soul

Official Site: Blade & Soul
Studio: NCsoft
Launch Date: Western ETA Q1 2016
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid Free-to-play
Platform: PC

Massively OP Podcast Episode 466: Elder Scrolls Offline

Justin and Bree discuss PlanetSide 2's new developer, Elder Scrolls Online's rollback situation, the revival of Life is Feudal, and the resurrection of Legends of Aria Classic, with adventures in LOTRO, ESO, and World of Warcraft, plus mailbag topics on Palia, Blade and Soul, Dragons Dogma Online, and MMOs that would work offline.

One Shots: From sunrise to sunset

When the sun peeks over the horizon and another promising day is upon the MMORPG traveler, certain protocols are to be observed. Potions are...
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...

One Shots: The mosh pit of friendship

I don't know about you, but when I get together with 75 of my closest friends, I like to crowd right up on them...

The Daily Grind: Do any old MMORPGs provoke trauma for you?

A while back I fell down a rabbit hole digging into Blade and Soul NEO Classic (trying to figure out whether the NEO was...

The MOP Up: Fae Farm launches a free demo

Was Fae Farm too rich for you blood? Now you can check it out for free on Nintendo Switch or PC thanks to a...

Blade & Soul talks up NEO Classic’s updates to arena PvP combat skills and rewards

Blade & Soul fans already know that the upcoming NEO Classic servers will feature faction PvP battles, but sometimes you just want to duke...

Blade & Soul NEO Classic discusses content tweaks while staying non-committal to a release date

The NEO Classic server project that Blade & Soul is working on seems to be a long time coming if prior posts are any...

Blade & Soul NEO Classic continues its Cinderlands highlight with a look at bosses and monsters

Attentive fans of Blade & Soul might have noticed that the last Cinderlands preview for the NEO Classic server was labeled "Part 1," so...

Blade & Soul NEO Classic details Cinderlands redesign, combat refresh, and the end of gear upgrades

Blade & Soul continues the impressive trick of talking about its NEO Classic server while also holding its cards close to its chest at...

Blade & Soul NEO Classic showcases more Moonwater Plains visuals and vague faction battle updates

Previews for Blade & Soul's upcoming NEO Classic server continue to tumble forth from NCsoft, as the devs behind the action MMO are once...

Blade & Soul previews mechanical changes to NEO Classic’s Mushin Tower

NCsoft has been mostly focused on the visual updates coming with Blade & Soul's NEO Classic server, but now the studio is offering a...

Blade & Soul NEO Classic’s latest visual preview focuses on the Moonwater Plains

The visual previews continue to spill forth from Blade & Soul's NEO Classic server revamp. This time around, NCsoft is offering a close look...

End-of-Year Eleven: All the upcoming MMOs to watch in 2024 and beyond

We've said it before, but this time we really mean it: The future of MMORPGs looks amazing. Contrary to years when we've seen only...

One Shots: Undies flapping in the wind

If the internet has taught me anything -- and it hasn't, I'm stubborn -- it's that you want to check what's behind you for...

Blade & Soul shows off the lighting and visual upgrades of NEO Classic’s Viridian Coast

A location called the Viridian Coast should be as pretty as it sounds, and while the location in the original Blade & Soul was...

Blade & Soul shares early gameplay videos and communication plans for Neo Classic servers

We're still not entirely sure just what Blade & Soul is doing with its upcoming Neo Classic servers, but it looks as if NCsoft...

NCsoft’s Blade & Soul unveils ‘Neo Classic’ servers with enhanced visuals and gameplay

Blade & Soul is getting into the "new throwback" mood, like bringing back Crystal Pepsi only with a hopefully better reception. NCsoft has pulled...

One Shots: Soft and squishy, yet fierce and determined

If MMORPGs, anime, and children's cartoons have taught me anything -- and really, it's where I get most of my learning these days --...

Blade & Soul rebalances Bloodshade Harbor, launches a new event, and details an NPC’s creation

Have you seen a tiny girl wielding a massive five-bladed chainsaw in a game and thought to yourself, "Wow, I really wish I knew...