Albion Online – Land Auction System

Sandbox Interactive are preparing for the upcoming Closed Beta of their cross-platform sandbox MMORPG Albion Online by adding new features and modifying existing ones.  The latest dev diary introduces the Land Auction System..

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Albion Online Introduces Upgradable Islands

In preparation for the closed beta of the first true cross-platform sandbox MMORPG Albion Online this November, developer Sandbox Interactive continues to bring good news to the fans of the Albion Universe – one of the most unique features, Albion’s system of Private Islands, receives a highly anticipated ‘upgrade’.  After listening to community requests to expand upon the idea, the developers decided to improve the player experience by introducing different island levels with additional building and farming plots, as well as a broader variety of decorative options so that players can customize the environment.

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Colonies Online New Trailer

Iron Bit today announced a new trailer for its Sci-Fi action MMO-sandbox title, Colonies Online, currently available for PC on Steam Early Access.

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Darkout Beta Preview

Darkout is a sandbox survival game where players explore, gather resources, research and build, while defending themselves against the aliens who come in the night.

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Planet Explorers

Planet Explorers is an open world, voxel based, sandbox adventure RPG in development by Pathea; alpha 0.41 is available for download now.

The game uses a new OpenCL system based on the Unity 3D engine, and allows players to modify the terrain and create new objects in any form, wherever they like.. check out the Build and Create trailer:

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Something for the Weekend

Diablo III will apparently not have PvP at launch, as the systems aren’t up to scratch yet.  Instead, they’ll be patched in when they are ready.  In the meantime, Blizzard are apparently putting the finishing touches on the game.. for which there is still no confirmed release date.

CryEngine 3 is now available for free non-commercial use!  AI, animations, dynamic lighting.. check out the preview from IGN:

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Nioki Adventure

Nioki Adventure is a co-operative 2D sandbox game planned for released on PC and Xbox 360, and the first game for French indie studio, Bidogames.

The website for the game has launched today: check it out here.

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