Entries in 'mmo' (240)

Can MMOs make more money with F2P?

Can MMOs make more money with F2P?

Gamesbrief director and industry analayst Nicholas Lovell says publishers of subscription-based MMOs could be denying themselves additional income.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 6th 2011 at 12:40PM in News
F2P gives ageing MMOs a second chance

F2P gives ageing MMOs a second chance

MMO publishers are flocking to the free-to-play market to stop users logging off.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 6th 2011 at 12:29PM in News
Analyst: Blizzard's Titan is "casual MMO"

Analyst: Blizzard's Titan is "casual MMO"

Blizzard remains tight-lipped on it's mysterious project Titan but an analyst claims that the game is a casual MMO.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 30th 2011 at 11:58AM in News
Retail dates SWTOR for September

Retail dates SWTOR for September

Online UK retailer ShopTo has given upcoming EA MMO title Star Wars: The Old Republic a September 9th release date in the UK according to a recent update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2011 at 1:55PM in News

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Now City of Heroes goes F2P

Now City of Heroes goes F2P

Publisher NCsoft has revealed that City of Heroes, its successful PC superhero MMO, is to become a free-to-play title. It's also getting a new name – City of Heroes: Freedom.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2011 at 9:24AM in News
Guild Wars 2 post-launch plans not final

Guild Wars 2 post-launch plans not final

NCsoft and ArenaNet have clarified plans for Guild Wars 2 expansions.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 16th 2011 at 1:33PM in News
E3 2011: Will Wright making casual sci-fi MMO

E3 2011: Will Wright making casual sci-fi MMO

Development luminary Will Wright, creator of The Sims and Spore, has announced that he is to start work on a sci-fi game set for release on tablets, iOS and social ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2011 at 3:41PM in News
Trion picks Burns as European GM

Trion picks Burns as European GM

John Burns has been appointed as SVP and general manager of Trion Worlds Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 2nd 2011 at 11:05AM in News

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Gameloft MMO makes $1m in 20 days

Gameloft MMO makes $1m in 20 days

Smartphone games specialists Gameloft say its new mobile MMO game has generated over $1 million in revenue after just twenty days since release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2011 at 12:57PM in News
Disney Universe heading to consoles

Disney Universe heading to consoles

A brand new family-friendly action title is on the way from Disney Interactive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2011 at 11:00AM in News
Age of Conan gets free-to-play relaunch

Age of Conan gets free-to-play relaunch

Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures will be remodelled as a free-to-play game this summer.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 25th 2011 at 11:08AM in News
Atari puts Cryptic up for sale

Atari puts Cryptic up for sale

Cryptic Studios has been put up for sale by parent company Atari.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2011 at 9:25AM in News

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SWTOR removed from EA release schedule

SWTOR removed from EA release schedule

As of last night, Star Wars: The Old Republic no longer appears in EA's release schedule.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2011 at 10:02AM in News
Turbine takes control of LOTRO

Turbine takes control of LOTRO

Developer Turbine will assume full control of MMO title The Lord of the Rings Online in Europe from June 1st, merging the US and European servers in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2011 at 2:13PM in News
BioWare considering Mass Effect MMO?

BioWare considering Mass Effect MMO?

The makers of Mass Effect have reiterated that the upcoming third instalment won’t have multiplayer, but the idea of an MMO appeals to them.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 11th 2011 at 2:00PM in News
FFXIV to remain F2P for now

FFXIV to remain F2P for now

Having already extended its 30-day free trial for MMO title Final Fantasy XIV on numerous occasions, Square Enix has announced that charges may not actually be introduced for quite some ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2011 at 2:25PM in News

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Gamers play 285k years of Rift in March

Gamers play 285k years of Rift in March

Rift users have racked up over 285,000 years of play time since the game launched last month.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 1st 2011 at 12:40PM in News
WoW bosses hopeful SWTOR will be a hit

WoW bosses hopeful SWTOR will be a hit

Blizzard believes the eagerly anticipated EA/LucasArts MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic, could be the biggest shot in the arm for the genre since World of Warcraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2011 at 8:02AM in News
SWTOR to miss Q2 release

SWTOR to miss Q2 release

Publisher EA has said close to 1.5m people have signed up to become potential beta testers for BioWare's upcoming MMO title Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2011 at 10:50AM in News
Blizzard's new IP is next-gen MMO

Blizzard's new IP is next-gen MMO

Blizzard Entertainment CEO Mike Morhaime has confirmed that its still unofficial and unnamed ‘next generation MMO’ will be based around completely original IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2011 at 8:00AM in News
Jagex making Transformers MMO

Jagex making Transformers MMO

The powerhouse Transformers IP will next year get a brand new MMO following an agreement between casual behemoth Jagex and rights holder Hasbro.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2011 at 2:07PM in News
Trion: Rift launch is only the beginning

Trion: Rift launch is only the beginning

The release of Rift marks the start of a new era for up and coming MMO publisher Trion Worlds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2011 at 12:10PM in News
Bungie's new game is an MMO

Bungie's new game is an MMO

As has long been speculated, developer Bungie has confirmed that its currently in-development mystery Activision-published game is an MMO.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2011 at 10:48AM in News
RuneScape heads East

RuneScape heads East

RuneScape studio Jagex has signed an agreement with TripleACodes to distribute the game in Eastern Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2011 at 2:06PM in News
Trion Worlds hits 1m sign-ups

Trion Worlds hits 1m sign-ups

MMO developer and publisher Trion Worlds has announced that more than one million user accounts have been registered with the company to date.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 24th 2011 at 3:37PM in News