Final Fantasy XI
New Job Enhancements: Gifts

 Have you maxed out your favorite job with the job point system? Then you're in luck, for in the upcoming December version update of Final Fantasy XI, a new enhancement system is to be implemented to take advantage of your progress! This new system, known as Gifts, adds a variety of bonuses to a job, ranging from performance boosts to the ability to equip unique "Superior" equpment, based on the number of job points allocated to them!

What are your feelings on the new Gifts system? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!


General News
PlayStation Plus December Game Collection

December is breezing in and with it is a fresh batch of free PlayStation Plus games! The collection features several games for the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita, available beginning on December 2nd.

General News
Xbox: December's Free Games

Microsoft's Games with Gold program has some great offers for Xbox Live members in December!

General News
SOE Black Friday Sale

Sony Online Entertainment has announced a one-day double Station Cash sale on Black Friday! This Friday, November 28th, when you buy Station Cash on the web, in-game, or with an SOE Game Card, the amount of Station Cash you get will be doubled! Double Station Cash will only awarded between 12:00am PT (U.S.) to 11:59:59pm PT, so don’t miss out!

Naturaly there will be in-game Marketplace deals on Cyber Monday, and special deals for All-Access Members that have yet to be announced. Stay tuned over the weekend for more information!

Fine Print: Cyber Monday deals and All Access member benefits apply only to SOE titles currently included in All Access. Promotion does not include Landmark, Dragon’s Prophet, or DC Universe Online (PSN Version).

General News
The Steam Autumn Sale Has Begun!

The Steam Autumn (Exploration) Sale has begun! Like past sales, it features daily deals (new ones every day) and new this year is a personalized Exploration Sale page. Check up on your wishlist or just browse through Steam's catalogue from now through 10am PT on December 2nd!

Defiance's Aftermath Update is Now Live

The free Aftermath update launched yesterday for Defiance, focusing on the events that follow the events of Season 2 on the SyFy TV show.

Welcome, ark hunters, to The Aftermath – a game update packed with new enemies, Pursuits, Contracts, and missions that pick up where Season 2 left off. As massive Grid Inquisitors and Votanis Assassins threaten life on the New Frontier, the Pilgrims of the Guiding Light prepare to throw the entire world into chaos.

General News
Dark Souls II DLC Slated for Spring 2015

Dark Souls II will release its upcoming DLC pack, Scholar of the First Sin, across all platforms on April 7, 2015. The new DLC will include the three previously released DLC packs—Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Old Iron King, and Crown of the Ivory King—along with new NPCs to offer an even deeper storyline, improved graphics, and additional gameplay features and enhancements.

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Hearthstone Deck Tech: Slow Grind Mill

HS Spacewizard is back with another Hearthstone Deck Tech, helping players get an edge each week as he builds, tests and breaks down a new deck.

Final Fantasy XI
Job Adjustments

 One of the highlights of the upcoming December version update of Final Fantasy XI is a series of new combat and job-related adjustments, and today, these changes have been unveiled. Summoner, Blue Mage, and Puppetmaster will be seeing job-specific adjustments and additions to improve and bolster their repertoire in battle.

For more general combat updates, a number of different weapon skills are being adjusted to increase their damage output, as well as a number of adjustments to the accuracy of players and pets.

For full details on the various job adjustments, check below the break. Which adjustment appeals to you the most? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

EverQuest II
EverQuest II: Altar of Malice Launch Guides

The Altar of Malice expansion is here!

The Altar of Malice expansion is now available for F2P members to purchase! Here's some quick links to hop between specific sections: