lineage

Official Site: Lineage
Studio: NCsoft
Launch Date: September 3, 1998 (US)
Sunset Date: June 29, 2011 (US; still in operation in Korea)
Genre: Isometric PvP Sandbox
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC
See Also: Lineage II, Lineage Eternal

Lineage II’s latest event asks players to buy digital cookies and trade them for lockboxes

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Have you ever taken part in a bake sale in an MMORPG? You're apparently invited to one in Lineage II during its Ranking Festival...

Massively Overthinking: The second big five MMOs

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So here in the MMORPG genre, we've been working under the assumption for the last few years that the "big five" MMOs that dominate...

Lineage II Aden kicks off a Baium’s Raid event that promises shiny loot and buffs

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Video games have taught me that when an ominous-looking mystical tower that's nearly shattering to pieces from some malefic power appears, it probably needs...
Do this thing, again and again, forever.

Lineage II Aden asks you to defeat Nurka with its newest update

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It's time to defeat Nurka! "Who's Nurka?" you ask. The guy we're going to defeat, duh. We just covered that, keep up. Look, if...

Four Winds: Remembering TERA’s wild start and in-game politics

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Well, the TERA sunset thing caught me off guard. I don't play TERA, but I was always under the impression that the game was...

Lineage II Aden introduces Giran Seals and special crafting features tomorrow

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Lineage II Aden - aka the version of the MMOARPG that has streamlined leveling and specific features and classes, just to help keep all...

Lineage’s Throne and Liberty aims for a PlayStation 5 release on top of PC

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The next major chapter for the Lineage franchise won't just be for PC gamers. NCsoft announced that Throne and Liberty will be coming to...

Lineage II is turning 18 years old this week with events in L2, Aden, and Classic

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Lineage II is old enough to vote, folks, and if that doesn't make you feel old, I dunno what will. To celebrate the occasion,...

EG7 intends to sell Innova subsidiary and relocate Toadman Interactive studio in a pull-out from Russia

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Enad Global 7, the Swedish company that readers will recall bought up all of Daybreak Games in 2020, is apparently looking to cut ties...
This zone cannot dance.

Lineage II: Aden boasts the Garden of Genesis in today’s update

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At long last, players in the casual-friendly version of Lineage II: Aden can argue about whether the newest zone in the game is better with...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 365: Free Middle-earth

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Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO's monetization shift, NCsoft's Throne and Liberty, Albion Online, New World, Elder Scrolls Online, Elyon, and ArcheAge, with adventures in LOTRO, DDO, WoW Classic, Guild Wars 2, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on SSG support and our favorite MMO zones.

NCsoft is reimagining Lineage Eternal as Throne and Liberty with a new IP and look

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Don't look now, but NCsoft is pivoting hard away from the Lineage brand: It's just reintroduced Lineage III aka Lineage Eternal aka Project The...
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Lineage II: Aden adds in the Vanguard class and new areas to fight through

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For far too long you have had to suffer the problem in Lineage II: Aden wherein your van down by the river which you live...

March 9 brings Vanguard class to Lineage Aden, improved hunting zones to Lineage II, victory system to Lineage Classic

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The running joke is that there are too many versions of Lineage to keep track of, and that perception is certainly not made any...

The Game Archaeologist: Dark Eyes, a forgotten Japanese MMO from 1999

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For a country that was the epicenter of video games (and, in many ways, still is), Japan never quite latched onto the MMORPG genre...
This is not that story.

NCsoft Q4 2021 financials: Guild Wars 2 did great, but Lineage W drove revenues

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If you wondered why NCsoft would drop a bunch of teasers for its pipeline and NFT babble yesterday, it's largely because it was also...

NCSoft unveils new MMOs, a new battle royale, and new Blade and Soul game, plans Project TL release this year

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NCSoft has apparently been extremely busy. A new announcement as well as a new teaser video from the publisher/developer showcases five new games that...

The MOP Up: Vendetta Online adds 27 custom missions

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Vendetta Online warped into the new year with a slew of events, more functionality for capships, and 27 additional custom-made missions. Reader Jason keyed us...

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v5.0

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It has been another thrilling year of exploring the relatively unknown or forgotten lands of MMORPG history here in The Game Archaeologist. From projects...
Fight deities.

The MOP Up: Fiesta Online adds new servers

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Anime MMO Fiesta Online's heart grew two sizes bigger this past week thanks to the addition of a pair of servers -- one for...

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