Posts Tagged mmo
Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving items heading to Salem MMO
If you happen to be in the closed beta session for Paradox’s new world-focused MMO Salem, watch out for a Thanksgiving package that’ll be heading your way on 22 November.
What is Stronghold Kingdoms? This trailer attempts to find out
All across the land, people are asking the question “what is Stronghold Kingdoms?” Is it some kind of revolutionary new washing powder?
Paint it red: 8.2 update will add Chinese armour to World of Tanks
Coming hot on the heels of Wargaming’s 8.1 update that added British tanks into the mix is a forthcoming 8.2 release which will introduce Chinese tanks to the battlefield.
Planetside 2 release date to be confirmed tomorrow, in-game currency changes confirmed
Sony Online Entertainment has revealed that it will be announcing the release date of MMO-shooter Planetside 2 at an SOE keynote event tomorrow, 17 October.
Project: Gorgon seeks $55,000 in Kickstarter funding
Have you ever come across an MMO where growing potatoes can lead to you becoming a geologist?
Wing Commander creator reveals PC-only space sim, Star Citizen
Chris Roberts, the man who dreamed up Wing Commander, is set to return with another sweeping space saga.
City of Heroes still closing despite 20k strong petition
Despite a fan petition that is over 20,000 signatures strong, NCsoft will still be closing MMO City of Heroes this November.
Eve Online promises Retribution in December
CCP Games has announced that Eve Online will expand once again on 4 December, with the Retribution update (the 18th free expansion for this long-running space sim MMO).
Curt Schilling’s failed 38 Studios will not face federal charges
The repercussions from the collapse of Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios in Rhode Island continue to rumble on (not least for its unfortunate former employees), but one matter has now been settled.
Aventurine shares more Darkfall Unholy Wars images
If you’re looking for the lowdown on Aventurine’s follow-up to the Player-vs-Player heavy MMO Darkfall, then you should have a read of yesterday’s news post.
World of Tanks gets physical for its 8.0 update
Important news for World of Tanks fans: the latest 8.0 update improves upon the physics of combat, so tanks will no longer bounce off into the skies like a balloon when you run into them (ok, this never actually happened, but now it never will).
The Secret World’s third ‘issue’ update looks meow-vellous
Prepare to pet the Cat God as Funcom reveals The Secret World’s third major update.
Eve Online pays tribute to casualty of Libyan consulate attack
Sean ‘Vile Rat’ Smith, one of the US State Department officials killed in Tuesday’s attack on the US consulate in Libya, was a major, respected part of the Eve Online community.
Where does Funcom go with The Secret World from here? [Interview]
Being an MMO set in the real-world, The Secret World immediately sets itself apart from the usual fantasy settings that dominate the MMO landscape.
The Secret World’s is only MMO with “complete freedom” and “epic, ongoing storyline”
It’s been out a couple of months now, so you may have had the time to get something out of Funcom’s The Secret World MMO.
Blizzard: Activision has “unfair reputation”, has never influenced WoW design
In a recent Q&A session, Word of Warcraft game director Tom Chilton has taken a stand as a staunch defender of little ol’ Activision.
Flight and damage models explained in World of Warplanes [Video]
Upcoming fighter plane MMO World of Warplanes has a few of its key features explained by Wargaming developers in this latest talking heads video diary.
“MMOs have stagnated,” says The Secret World director/producer
MMOs, they’re usually set in a world of elves and goblins, feature clear cut levelling systems and send you on more collections quests than Charlie Sheen’s man-servant prior to a coke-fuelled bender.
RF Online gets new publisher, “event server” set up as celebration
PvP based MMO RF Online (Rising Force Online) has been “taken over” and “officially re-launched” by publisher GamesCampus.
TERA servers being merged, dropping from 11 to three
Update: The merge applies to US servers only, not the Europeans servers operated by Gameforge.
Guild Wars 2 tops UK chart, but sells less than SWTOR
Guild Wars 2 has found itself at the top of the UK all-format software chart, knocking Square Enix Sleeping Dogs from number one.
Following The Secret World disappointment, Funcom will focus on smaller games
In its latest financial report, Funcom has announced that EA-published MMO The Secret World has shifted 200,000 copies since it launched this past July.
World of Warcraft F2P level cap will not be going above 20
Blizzard, high and mighty developer of World of Warcraft, has no plan to raise the free-to-play portion of the game’s level cap above 20.
Starting over: Can Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn set things right? [Interview]
It’s no secret that Final Fantasy XIV was a failure. The players certainly see it that.