Entries in 'mmo' (41)

World of Warcraft subscriptions climb back over 10m

World of Warcraft subscriptions climb back over 10m

Subscriptions for MMO World of Warcraft have risen back over ten million following the release of the game’s fifth expansion Warlords of Draenor.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 20th 2014 at 11:36AM in News
World of Warcraft players get five free play days to compensate for DLC struggles

World of Warcraft players get five free play days to compensate for DLC struggles

Players of Blizzard’s all-conquering MMO World of Warcraft are being handed a five day extension to their subscriptions to make up for the troubled launch of the Warlords of Draenor ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
'There is a future for WildStar', Carbine insists

'There is a future for WildStar', Carbine insists

NCsoft MMO WildStar is not under threat, developer Carbine Studios has insisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 12:59PM in News
League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

Look, we don’t know if it’s an MMO or a MOBA, so don’t shout at us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 4:14PM in News

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Blizzard has cancelled MMO title Titan

Blizzard has cancelled MMO title Titan

Mystery MMO Titan has been scrapped by Blizzard after seven years of development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
UPDATED: ArcheAge pricing angers MMO fans

UPDATED: ArcheAge pricing angers MMO fans

Trion Worlds has decided to charge players more to play upcoming MMO ArcheAge than it does for existing title Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 4:27PM in News
Elder Scrolls Online team suffers layoffs

Elder Scrolls Online team suffers layoffs

Elder Scrolls Online team Zenimax Online Studios has been hit with a round of layoffs, Bethesda VP of PR and Marketing Pete Hines has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 11:54PM in News
TV company on the hunt for MMO players who met their true love online

TV company on the hunt for MMO players who met their true love online

A TV production firm is putting together a documentary about video games, and it's not a negative one.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2014 at 2:46PM in News

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Ultima Forever to terminate this month

Ultima Forever to terminate this month

EA has said that iOS MMO title Ultima Forever will be permanently shut down on August 29th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2014 at 4:04PM in News
MMO title Neverwinter confirmed for Xbox One

MMO title Neverwinter confirmed for Xbox One

City of Heroes and Star Trek Online developer Cryptic Studios' free-to-play MMO outing Neverwinter is coming to Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 3:08PM in News
Final Fantasy XIV tech director leaves Square Enix

Final Fantasy XIV tech director leaves Square Enix

Square Enix’s chief technology officer Yoshihisa Hashimoto has left the publisher for ‘personal reasons’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2014 at 4:11PM in News
Guild Wars 2 sells 3.8m copies in China

Guild Wars 2 sells 3.8m copies in China

ArenaNet's recent Guild Wars 2 launch in China has doubled the game's sales worldwide.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 6:37PM in News

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'More games should become free-to-play,' suggests Trion Worlds CEO

'More games should become free-to-play,' suggests Trion Worlds CEO

The CEO of Trion Worlds has said that more titles should considering adopting a free-to-pay model, as paying upfront for games becomes harder to justify.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
VIDEO: New Elite: Dangerous trailer released

VIDEO: New Elite: Dangerous trailer released

Galactic MMO Elite: Dangerous has emerged from E3 with a new trailer.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 13th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
VIDEO: New Destiny trailer gives more story details

VIDEO: New Destiny trailer gives more story details

Activision has released a new trailer for its upcoming MMO FPS title Destiny.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2014 at 3:40PM in News
Elder Scrolls Online and other MMOs still locked behind Xbox Live paywall

Elder Scrolls Online and other MMOs still locked behind Xbox Live paywall

Recent changes to Xbox Live have not liberated Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online from its Xbox Live Gold requirement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 1:01PM in News

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Oculus envisions VR MMO with 1bn people

Oculus envisions VR MMO with 1bn people

Oculus VR's future plans include the possibility of an MMO that would simultaneously support 1bn players, CEO Brendan Iribe revealed during technology conference TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 7th 2014 at 12:00AM in News
Funcom's LEGO MMO gets £1m funding boost

Funcom's LEGO MMO gets £1m funding boost

Funcom has secured £960,000 in additional funds for the development and release of its upcoming MMO LEGO Minifigures Online.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 28th 2014 at 12:59PM in News
Crowdfunded MMO Pantheon runs out of cash

Crowdfunded MMO Pantheon runs out of cash

The new MMO from EverQuest and Vanguard designer Brad McQuaid has run out of money, forcing studio Visionary Realms to “slow” development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 12:38PM in News
CCP cancels World of Darkness, reduces staff

CCP cancels World of Darkness, reduces staff

Eve Online and Dust 514 developer CCP has announced the cancellation of its MMO World of Darkness, as well as a reduction in staff.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 15th 2014 at 4:05AM in News
World of Tanks users spend the most

World of Tanks users spend the most

World of Tanks claimed more average revenue per user than any other online game in the last 12 months, according to a new research.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:33PM in News
Sony Online Entertainment unveils MMO H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment unveils MMO H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment is readying post-apocalyptic MMO H1Z1 for release, president John Smedley has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 6:29AM in News
Is WildStar the next World of Warcraft?

Is WildStar the next World of Warcraft?

We’ve heard this story before. There have been countless MMO games hyped to be the next great contender to the World of Warcraft throne.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 7th 2014 at 3:10PM in News
VIDEO: The Elder Scrolls Online launch trailer is very dramatic

VIDEO: The Elder Scrolls Online launch trailer is very dramatic

Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online is out on PC and Mac today and the launch trailer is well worth five minutes of your time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2014 at 2:25PM in News