Posts Tagged mmo


‘Save City of Heroes’ campaign appeals to Disney

Publisher NCSoft announced its intention to close superhero-themed MMOCity of Heroes in late August, with a final closure date of 30 November this year.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Nov 2012 | 15

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.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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?

By Peter Parrish | 12 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Lots of new screens for The Elder Scrolls Online

ZeniMax has let slip quite a few new screens for upcoming MMO The Elder Scrolls Online. 

By John Robertson | 23 Oct 2012 | 4

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.

By John Robertson | 17 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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?

By Peter Parrish | 16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

New Secret World director outlines the future

Joel Bylos, the man who recently took over as The Secret World’s game director, has written a fairly extensive piece about his future plans for the Funcom-developed MMO.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Oct 2012 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Oct 2012 | 1

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.

By John Robertson | 3 Oct 2012 | 3

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).

By Peter Parrish | 1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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).

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2012 | 1

World of Warcraft Pandas arrive in Azeroth

The World of Warcraft: Mist of Pandaria is now live bringing those cuddly kung-fu fighting pandas to Azeroth.

By Paul Younger | 25 Sep 2012 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By John Robertson | 12 Sep 2012 | 23