Path of Exile





April 4, 2013

Grinding Gear Games Recap their GDC, Meet Jay Wilson and Max/Erich Schaefer

Last week the industry descended on the 2013 GDC in San Francisco, and as you know from the news here, Jay Wilson took part with his Diablo 3 postmortem. Also attending for the first time were Grinding Gear Games who were there on business but they also took time out to catch up with Jay Wilson (they talked about game design) and a couple of their gaming heroes Max and Erich Schaefer.

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August 28, 2011

Contest: 50 Path of Exile Beta Keys!

Thanks to Chris Wilson’s largess, I have a big stack of beta keys for the upcoming, dark ARPG PathofExile.com‘s ongoing beta test. No, it’s not D3, but if you win one you can start playing instantly, and the PoE beta is the full game. The GGG devs are really looking for feedback and constantly making changes based on it.

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August 12, 2011

The Diablo Podcast #30: Path of Exile’s Chris Wilson

The thirtieth episode of The Diablo Podcast. In this episode we take a break from Diablo III to focus on another game, the upcoming free-to-play, dark fantasy MMORPG, Path of Exile. PoE’s lead developer Chris Wilson joins Flux for an in-depth conversation about the game’s innovative features, their financial plans to fund development through “ethical micro-transactions,” the game’s impending beta test, and much more.

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August 11, 2011

Path of Exile Beta Test is Live

The Path of Exile beta test has begun, and invites are flying. There’s even a nifty timer on their main page, counting down how long until the next invite goes out. Names of the lucky forum users are displayed with each, so you can look on and hope for yours, while cursing those who have already received one.

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December 29, 2010

Games to Get You Through the Holidays

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With Blizzard on vacation the Diablo III news has officially dried up. There are, however, other games out there, of an RPG nature. One we profiled earlier this year was Path of Exile, an F2P RPG being made by new NZ developer Grinding Gear Games. I haven’t played it since the guys showed me a copy during their debut press tour of San Francisco back in September, but I remember it fondly. They’re still working away, and they recently revealed the Witch, the 3rd (out of 6) character classes. Check out the PCGamer article for info, screens, and a Q&A with game producer Chris Wilson.

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September 5, 2010

More Path of Exile First Impressions

You saw our big write up, and the huge interview posted on IncGamers.com, along with the videos and screenshots. We weren’t the only ones who got to see Path of Exile though, and first impression articles are all over the gaming media. (And more will likely appear next week, since the guys are up in Seattle showing off the game at PAX. PoE Lead Producer Chris Wilson let me know that they were thrilled to meet Max Schaefer and Travis Baldree of Torchlight fame.)

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