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NCSoft's new MMO from a team of Blizzard veterans. just don't call it WoWstar.

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WildStar: Mystery of the Genesis Prime drops this November 11‏

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WildStar's next major update, Mystery of the Genesis Prime, will launch on November 11, developer Carbine Studios announced yesterday.

It adds two new chapters in the ongoing Nexus storyline, and introduces a "gruesome" new zone known as The Defile. Carbine were also kind enough to put out a trailer showing off what's in store for players.

Carbine offering free server transitions for WildStar players‏

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WildStar developer Carbine Studios is allowing players of the sci-fi fantasy MMO to transition between its new PVE and PVP megaservers. The transitions are free, and for the moment Carbine hasn't set a time limit on shifting your characters.

Wildstar shifted over to the megaserver structure earlier this month, but players on the PVP servers found themselves in something of a ghost town. The developers hope the server moves will bump up the population.

Large round of layoffs reported at WildStar developer Carbine Studios‏

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Signs continue to suggest that all is not entirely well at Carbine Studios, developer of sci-fi MMO WildStar. Polygon is reporting that "around 60" employees from the company have been laid off.

An accompanying statement from the company's owner NCSoft claims that the layoffs are due to restructuring within their western operations.

MMO WildStar moves over to new megaservers this week

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Sci-fi MMO WildStar is moving over to new (and very exciting sounding) 'megaservers' this week, bringing improved server capacity, more players, more groups, and more opportunities for raiding and dungeoneering.

Megaserver transition begins on Wednesday October 15, with all realms going offline for up to 24 hours.

MMO WildStar cancels Christmas and Halloween events

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Carbine Studios has some bad news for fans of its sci-fi MMO WildStar who were hoping for some seasonal treats - the developer has had to cancel planned Christmas and Halloween events.

Content designer Kristen DeMeza took to the game's forums to explain the lack of seasonal content, and why cancelling 'Winterfest' and 'Shade's Eve' "isn't as crazy as it sounds".

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