Entries in 'mmo' (31)

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
'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

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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
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

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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

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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
Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Ex-CCP design director joins Bigpoint

Eve Online and Dust 514 designer Craig Scott has joined free-to-play studio Bigpoint to take the reigns on a new unannounced MMO.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 9:45PM in News

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EA is shutting down F2P MMO Lords of Ultima

EA is shutting down F2P MMO Lords of Ultima

EA’s browser-based MMO Lord of Ultima will shutdown this May, according to the publisher.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Feb 13th 2014 at 4:02PM in News
Project Cars dev Slightly Mad reveals racing MMO World of Speed

Project Cars dev Slightly Mad reveals racing MMO World of Speed

The studio behind in-development hardcore racing sim Project Cars has revealed an altogether more light-hearted title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2014 at 3:26PM in News
VIDEO: Transformers Universe transforms from MMO to MOTA

VIDEO: Transformers Universe transforms from MMO to MOTA

No, that’s not a typo. Transformers Universe is not a MOBA. It’s a MOTA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
Doctor Who MMO runs out of regenerations

Doctor Who MMO runs out of regenerations

The free-to-play Doctor Who MMO is closing down. Yes, there was a free-to-play Doctor Who MMO.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 1:20PM in News
Elder Scrolls Online release date confirmed

Elder Scrolls Online release date confirmed

Bethesda has announced the release date for it's upcoming MMO The Elder Scrolls Online.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 11th 2013 at 3:18PM in News
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PS4 launch set for April 2014

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PS4 launch set for April 2014

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will arrive on PS4 sometime in April, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 4th 2013 at 3:06AM in News
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn offers free PS3-PS4 switch

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn offers free PS3-PS4 switch

Square Enix has offered a generous freebie to console Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2013 at 12:04PM in News
NCsoft claims Guild Wars 2 MMORPG sales record

NCsoft claims Guild Wars 2 MMORPG sales record

Guild Wars 2 has claimed an impressive sales record, if publisher NCsoft is to be believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2013 at 2:24PM in News
StarCraft Universe MMO launches Kickstarter campaign

StarCraft Universe MMO launches Kickstarter campaign

Upheavl Arts' Blizzard-approved StarCraft Universe MMO mod has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2013 at 11:55PM in News