WildStar is a SciFi World exploration game that brings in a mixed feel from games such as Borderlands and with artstyle similar to the Ratchet and Clank series. Experience quirky humor, fast-paced action, diverse classes, and faction-based PvP as you discover the alien world of Nexus.
Dynamic Combat: Enemies offer hints to their major attacks and players are rewarded with buffs and experience for taking the appropriate measures in dodging/countering these attacks.
Path System: Within each playable class is 4 paths players can choose. These not only impact the abilities you acquire but also the missions you can embark on and the bonuses you can attain. For instance the explorer can go on side quests to reach hard to reach places while the soldier can initiate objects that lead to public quests.
Multiple Races: Although they have only revealed the Grenak, Human, and Aurin, each seems unique and useful. Grenak seem to be tough skinned and masters of weaponry and combat. Humans seem to be able to use portal technology to move quickly and close distance to enemies fast. Aurin are psychic and animalistic and summon weapons or ethereal armors to aid their allies and destroy their enemies.
Dynamic Quest Acquisition: You can receive updates to quests on the go from nearby NPCs, saving you from having to travel back and forth to town pointlessly and keeping you straight in the action.
Story Driven: As an Exile, you are on the run from the Dominion race. The Dominion are set to wipe out your races in their conquest of the galaxies. You will travel from one world to the next in your pursuit of freedom and encounter various challenges on each to keep the game fresh.
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KICK ASS AND TAKE NAMES!
Planet Nexus ain’t for the faint of heart, so strap on your boots, charge your lasers, and sharpen your swords! Choose from one of many unique classes, using skill-based abilities and combat mechanics to defeat a stunning array of the most dangerous creatures and enemies in the galaxy. Looking for an even bigger challenge? Then jump into PvP battlegrounds, dungeons and epic raids, putting your combat skills to the ultimate test!
EXPLORE A NEW HOMEWORLD!
Nexus is one of the most mysterious and dangerous planets in the entire universe, and you just decided to make it your new home. On the plus side, there are ancient ruins, mystical forests and unexplored moons just waiting to be conquered! On the down side, most of those places are inhabited by cybernetically-enhanced monstrosities, frightening beasts and hostile alien races! The fun never ends!
FEAST YOUR EYES ON THIS!
Dive into the most visually stunning game in the history of the universe! With a completely unique and timeless art style, WildStar is infused with an unforgettable personality that is all its own. Chock full of super cool characters, awe-inspiring environments, and hair-raising boss monsters, WildStar smacks you with eyepopping visual variety at every turn. Now all you have to do is avoid becoming the galaxy’s best-looking corpse!
KICK ADVENTURE IN THE FACE!
Quests? We don’t just have quests…we’ve got deep, multi-layered content, guaranteeing that your adventure on Nexus is bursting at the seams with fun and surprises. Battles with giant killer robots? Check. Timed challenges to kill deadly alien organisms? Check. Discovering powerful ancient technology that will melt your frickin’ face? Double check. And the best part? The greater the risk, the greater the loot!
PLEDGE YOUR ALLIANCE!
On the wild and dangerous frontiers of Nexus, you better pick a side if you want to survive! Want to crush your enemies in a bloodbath of imperial conquest? Then swear to the Dominion, a powerful interstellar empire who has claimed Nexus for its own! Or maybe you’re a born rebel who ain’t takin’ orders from anyone? Then the Exiles – a rogue alliance of mercenaries, refugees and renegades – is the faction for you!
CHOOSE YOUR PATH!
Remember! This is your adventure, so pick a Path and play the way you wanna play! Along with your class, you can choose to be a Soldier, Scientist, Settler or Explorer – each with its own unique content and special rewards designed to fit your particular playstyle. So whether you’re planting a flag, building a starport, climbing a mountain, or studying weird extra-terrestrial critters, your Path creates a unique experience that is all your own!
STAKE YER CLAIM!
Grab your plot, plant a flag, and crack open a beer. This place is yours, you found it, you built it, and you’ll be damned if anyone is gonna take it from you!
Hold on a second. Nexus was supposed to be the lost planet of the Eldan…but they ain’t here, and it’s now up to you to figure out what happened to them. Lucky for you, they left behind lots of clues. Unlucky for you, most of the clues will demolish, dissect, or vaporize you. So go on, gear-up, and start searching – the truth is out there, if you figure out a way to survive!
Riot in the Void – Dominion – Level 15
Veiled by a cloaking field and bristling with high-tech defenses, the Astrovoid is a prison from which no one has ever escaped. But three of the prison’s most dangerous convicts didn’t get the memo, and have now engineered a full-scale prison break. You and your team have been called in to “restore the peace”.
Experience the glory and the glamor of life imprisonment as you infiltrate the most impregnable facility in the history of rehabilitation. The stakes are high, the cellblocks concrete, the choices yours. Sentence: fun!
The Hycrest Insurrection – Exiles – Level 15
The farmers of Hycrest have had enough and now your team of social saboteurs has been sent to support their uprising and teach those high-falutin’ Dominion city slickers the meaning of blood harvest! Will you align with a wily Black Hood agent, an embittered rancher out to avenge his wife, or the farmer’s daughter with a complexion like fresh cream who wants you to do something or other? However you slice it, it’s gonna be an agri-pocalypse!
War of the Wilds – Both Factions – Level 25
Backstory, schmackstory – all YOU need to kill an afternoon is living targets, and the only plot you’re interested in is the funeral kind! Battle for territorial dominance of an arctic, storm-blasted frontier as your team and Skeech legions go toe-to-toe against the five toughest champions in the universe! Not only will they also be seizing control points, farming bosses, and talking trash, they’ll be making you pay for every brutal inch with quarts of blood, so be sure to bring extra!
The Siege of Tempest Refuge – Both Factions – Level 30
Were you born to rock supreme at tower defense? If so, you’ll find this Adventure a thrill a minaret! All you need to do is boldly defend the fortress of Tempest Refuge from wave after wave of increasingly tough invaders using every rocket trooper, rifleman, warbot, and saboteur at your disposal. Will it be a piece of cake or a heaping slice of humble pie à la explode?
Crimelords of Whitevale – Both Factions – Level 40
You and your fellow Blood Scions return to find your biker lair ablaze and buddies perforated. Looks like one of the rival gangs from Thermock Hold needs to be taught a lesson. So now it’s time to rebuild, reload, and do a little legwork. And if your witnesses still aren’t cooperative, then get to work on their other limbs.
The Malgrave Trail – Both Factions – Level 45
In this cross-continental slaughterfest, lead a caravan of sci-fioneers and pack animals across a sun-scorched desert to reach safe haven, all while contending with sandstorms, insect swarms, disease, and aggressive bands of Dreg that see you not only as trespassers but appetizers! Will your intrepid expedition blaze a trail of glory or die horribly? You be the judge!
- Status: Released
- Release Date: Jun 03, 2014
- Business Model: Free to Play
- Developer: Carbine Studios
- Publisher: NCSOFT
- Category: Stand-alone
- Genre(s): 3D, MMO, RPG, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
- Platforms: PC
- +Wide class and race variety.
- +Platforming elements and active combat.
- +Comical Story.
- +Beautiful visuals and effects.
- -Boss fights can take extra long.
- Recommended System Requirements:
- OS: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 (64-bit)
- CPU: Intel i5 2.66GHz, AMD Phenom II X4 3GHz, or better.
- RAM: 8GB
- GPU: Radeon HD 5830, or better.
- HDD: 30GB
- Additional Information:
- Wildstar is available as both a Free to Play and a Subscription title due to in-game currency to game-time exchanges; see this page for more information.
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