Video Games Betas http://www.vgbetas.com Alpha & Beta Gamelist, News, Reviews at VGBetas.com Fri, 23 May 2014 19:25:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 VGBetas.com has moved to Dorqs.com http://www.vgbetas.com/vgbetas-com-has-moved-to-dorqs-com http://www.vgbetas.com/vgbetas-com-has-moved-to-dorqs-com#comments Fri, 23 May 2014 19:17:35 +0000 http://www.vgbetas.com/?p=1825 VGBeats.com has moved to Dorqs.com. We found that our passion lies with in all types of video games and we wanted to create a community that would be able to reflect that. In a couple of days I will forward this domain. So come join Dorqs.com say hi in the forums and dorq-out with the rest of us playin’ games.

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EverQuest Next Landmark Founders Packs Available For Purchase http://www.vgbetas.com/everquest-next-landmark-founders-packs-available-for-purchase http://www.vgbetas.com/everquest-next-landmark-founders-packs-available-for-purchase#comments Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:15:17 +0000 http://www.vgbetas.com/?p=1813 EverQuest Next Landmark is on the horizon if you remember back in august we covered EverQuest Next and mentioned Landmark would be upon us soon. Contrary to EQN, Landmark is only an exploration building game not much unlike Minecraft. You will be expected to harvest and mine for resources to build your dwelling, castle or dungeon etc. You can co-op build with friends as well. Together everyone will help shape EQN through their ingenuity an imaginations.

SOE has released the Founders Packs which allow players to secure their access into the alpha and beta testing. The packs come in 3 flavors Settler, Explorer and Trailblazer.

Settler $20 – March 31, 2014

  • Unlimited Closed Beta
  • Settler Flag Item
  • Founders Pickaxe
  • Title: Founder
  • Forum Title: Founder

Explorer $60 – Feburary 28, 2014

  • Alpha Access
  • Explorer Flag Item
  • Ring of Bounty
  • Mega Pocket
  • Coutier’s Regalia
  • Tech Sergeant’s Gear

Trail Blazer $100 – Feburary 28, 2014

  • Alpha Access
  • Trailblazers Flag Item
  • Mastercraft Bracer
  • Void Vault
  • Nobel’s Regalia
  • Tech Commander’s Gear
  • 4 Sharable Closed Beta Keys
  • Your Name in EQNL Credits

*Limited Time Offer*

  • Early Access to the Beta Forum
  • Forum Title: Trailblazer
  • Alpha Boost
  • Ingame Title: Trailblazer
  • *Bonus* Head Start Open Beta

These packs are not just available in the US but many other places as well including countries in Europe as well as other countries such as Japan, Australia and Brazil. Each package comes with their own advantages and special items. Personally I’m going for the Trailblazer Pack and will be giving away my extra closed beta codes via twitter. Share your opinions in the comments below.

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LEGO Minifigures Online Beta Sign-Ups Are Open http://www.vgbetas.com/lego-minifigures-online-beta-sign-ups-are-open http://www.vgbetas.com/lego-minifigures-online-beta-sign-ups-are-open#comments Tue, 05 Nov 2013 14:45:15 +0000 http://www.vgbetas.com/?p=1805 Well Here we are again another LEGO MMO. Funcom, the developers behind LEGO Minifigures Online, are at the beginning stages of testing it. Hopefully this one will pan out to be a keeper unlike LEGO Universe which sadly closed its doors because of low subscribers numbers. In any case LEGO Minifigures Online looks like its shaping up to be a nice edition to the LEGO family with hundreds of collectibles and physical minifigs with their own virtual counterparts.

LEGO® Minifigures Online is an upcoming online game where you get to smash, build and collect your way through wonderful worlds together with other players. Throughout development, Funcom will be inviting people to test the game’s content and mechanics in order to make sure the final experience is as enjoyable as possible.

If you would like to join up for a chance to play in the beta, please start by providing your date of birth below. For more information about LEGO® Minifigures Online, visit the LEGO® website.

There you have it if your interested Head on over to the official site for registration. If you get in let us know here in the comments how you like it.

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Panzer General Online Closed Beta Launches http://www.vgbetas.com/panzer-general-online-closed-beta-launches http://www.vgbetas.com/panzer-general-online-closed-beta-launches#comments Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:43:03 +0000 http://www.vgbetas.com/?p=1798 Panzer General Online is a re-imagined version of the original Panzer General series which focuses on turn-based tactical battles. The game is a browser-based free-to-play game that mixes elements of card games and table top strategy. The object is to collect and trade virtual infantry, artillery and of course tanks to build your personal army.

If you want to participate in the closed beta just head on over to the official site and sign up.

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Dark Souls II Beta Comes To EU PlayStation Plus http://www.vgbetas.com/dark-souls-ii-beta-comes-to-eu-playstation-plus http://www.vgbetas.com/dark-souls-ii-beta-comes-to-eu-playstation-plus#comments Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:20:02 +0000 http://www.vgbetas.com/?p=1794 You read that right the EU PlayStation Plus this week has the Dark Souls II beta available for download just read the instructions below. The goal of this beta is to stress test the online servers. Namco Bandai is coordinating a worldwide server test for a very limited time. The server test time is Sunday 27th October 7:00am to 10:00am GMT.

The Dark Souls II beta is now available for download ahead of the server test and can be found in the ‘Exclusives’ section on the PlayStation Plus store. We recommend that you download the beta ahead of the server opening to maximise your gameplay time, as the Dark Souls II beta is not playable outside of the above server test times.

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Starlight Inception Beta Is Live On The Vita http://www.vgbetas.com/starlight-inception-beta-is-live-on-the-vita http://www.vgbetas.com/starlight-inception-beta-is-live-on-the-vita#comments Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:15:34 +0000 http://www.vgbetas.com/?p=1790 Starlight Inception is a 1st and 3rd person strategic plus tactical space combat shooter that takes influence from Wing Commander, X-wing and Freespace2. You are a young space fighter pilot assigned to the star carrier U.S.F. Independence, deploying to war zones throughout the Solar System during World War IV. The game features a multiplayer component, where players can play head to head or on teams in various modes, including deathmatch, capture the flag, defend the mothership, etc.

If you were one of the Kickstarter backers of this game and you pledged $60 or more you should have gotten your beta code this week for the PlayStation Vita. So if you haven’t already check your inbox and don’t forget to shoot us a comment and tell us how you like the game.

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Destiny Of Spirits Closed Beta Oct 24-31 http://www.vgbetas.com/destiny-of-spirits-closed-beta-oct-24-31 http://www.vgbetas.com/destiny-of-spirits-closed-beta-oct-24-31#comments Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:53:59 +0000 http://www.vgbetas.com/?p=1782 Destiny of Spirits is an upcoming free-to-play PlayStation Vita game. It’s a location-based social strategy turned-based RPG where you build powerful spirits and work cooperatively with other users to progress. The game is being developed by Q Entertainment and SCE Japan studios.

Sony Computer Entertainment announced closed beta details via the PlayStation Blog. The closed beta runs from October 24th until 31st. This is an invite only beta and they are looking for solid feedback so they make the game as good as it can be for the release later this year.

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Dark Souls II Beta Details For North & South America http://www.vgbetas.com/dark-souls-ii-beta-details-for-north-south-america http://www.vgbetas.com/dark-souls-ii-beta-details-for-north-south-america#comments Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:46:59 +0000 http://www.vgbetas.com/?p=1776 New details emerged on the Dark Souls II beta via the games Facebook page. Today they are going to be sending out 5,000 random invites via the PSN. these invites will be for the testing on October 12th. If you don’t get in then don’t worry they are releasing a universal beta code on October 22nd and they will be accepting the first 30,000 registers. It’s all starting today so go check your PSN message boxes!

Here’s the latest information on the Dark Souls II Network Test for North and South America!

  • There is no registration process!
  • Select users will receive a PSN message on Tuesday Oct 8th with a code to redeem the download for the Oct 12th testing round.
  • Only 5,000 players will be allowed in this round on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Many more players will have an opportunity to get into the second round of testing.
  • We will share a universal download code on Oct 22nd that can be redeemed to download the client for the Oct 26th testing round.
  • 30,000 testers will be allowed in for the Oct 26th round, but on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Nosgoth Closed Beta Sign Ups Available http://www.vgbetas.com/nosgoth-closed-beta-sign-ups-available http://www.vgbetas.com/nosgoth-closed-beta-sign-ups-available#comments Tue, 08 Oct 2013 13:46:06 +0000 http://www.vgbetas.com/?p=1770 Nosgoth is the name of the fictional world from the series Legacy of Kain. The story takes place during a war between humans and vampires. The game is a 3rd person competitive team-based free-to-play multiplayer experience. The developers, Psyonix, are experts in Unreal technology and have worked on games such as Unreal Tournament 2004 Onslaught, Gears of War, Unreal Tournament 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Homefront, Bulletstorm, and Mass Effect 3.

The PC beta has fairly low specs so almost anyone will be able to run this game if they have Windows XP or later. They currently have no date for the closed beta set but they are running a closed alpha and as soon as it’s over they will begin the closed beta phase. They have no region restriction yet as they are working towards making the game available to everyone they possibly can. To be selected for the beta you need to sign up via the official site.

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Battlefield 4 Open Beta Starts Today http://www.vgbetas.com/battlefield-4-open-beta-starts-today http://www.vgbetas.com/battlefield-4-open-beta-starts-today#comments Fri, 04 Oct 2013 12:38:44 +0000 http://www.vgbetas.com/?p=1760 The beta already began a few days ago is you were had early access but if you didn’t get in then today is your luck day. Battfield 4 open beta starts today and everyone from PS3, Xbox 360 and PC are invited.

Open Beta Rollout Times (October 4th):

  • PC: 1 AM PDT/9 AM UTC (9am BST)
  • Xbox 360 worldwide: 2-6 AM PDT (10am-2pm BST)
  • PlayStation 3 (Europe): 7-11 AM PDT (3pm – 7pm BST)
  • PlayStation 3 (US): 11 AM PDT (7pm- BST)


You will be playing on the Siege of Shanghai map in Conquest and Domination modes. Keep in mind this is a beta so there are still bugs to work out. Dice has posted a list of known issues to the EA forums.

I’m a huge fan of this series and it seems like only yesterday I was storming the TV station tower in Warlord. The series has come along way since then and it keeps getting bigger and better every time. I especially looking forward to playing this on next-gen consoles. let us know in the comments what platform you will be playing on. I’ll see everyone on the battlefield!

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