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After my first month in NCsoft's martial arts MMO Blade & Soul I hit a wall. I wasn't annoyed or frustrated. In fact up to that point I'd been enjoying myself immensely. I was satisfied with what I had played, and felt no need to continue. That's odd, right?

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This is actually a good look for me. One of several good looks that highlight one of my favourite features of kung fu MMO Blade & Soul: playing dress up.

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Technically I know advanced assassination techniques, but it's all a sort of Kung Fu as far as NCsoft's latest Korean import is concerned. Check out my impressions after one week of that sort of fighting — you know, the one everyone is doing.

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Wildly popular Korean fantasy MMO Blade & Soul finally launches in North America and Europe tomorrow. Check out the thrilling opening sequence players in the early head start are experiencing over and over right now.

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The Summoner class in Blade & Soul, NCsoft's latest massively multiplayer Korean import, get to choose a feline companion to fight by their side for the rest of their days. There are other classes to play in the current closed beta, but they are not important.

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The subscription-based model for MMOs is well and truly dead. With the exception of stalwarts such as Blizzard's World of Warcraft, it seems every massively-multiplayer online game eventually switches to free-to-play. In the case of NCSoft's WildStar, it took less than a year for the developer to drop the need for regular payments, in exchange for optional costs.

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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.