Entries in 'mmo' (240)

New MMO faces Xbox Live struggle

New MMO faces Xbox Live struggle

The developer behind PC and console MMO Kingdom Under Fire II has confirmed that the game is unlikely to be released anytime in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2010 at 10:42AM in News
Free-to-play for Champions Online

Free-to-play for Champions Online

Developer Cryptic Studios and publisher Atari have announced that PC MMO title Champions Online is to become a free-to-play title from Q1 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2010 at 2:51PM in News
Old Republic 'will be great failure’

Old Republic 'will be great failure’

An anonymous blogger going under the name of EA Louse has lashed out at employers EA BioWare and predicted a tough time for future MMO release Star Wars: Old Republic ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2010 at 4:25PM in News
LEGO Universe sampling tour kicks off

LEGO Universe sampling tour kicks off

Warner Bros is taking upcoming MMO adventure LEGO Universe on the road this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2010 at 3:22PM in News

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WoW welcomes 12 millionth user

WoW welcomes 12 millionth user

Blizzard Entertainment has confirmed that PC online RPG World of Warcraft now has over 12m registered players worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2010 at 4:04PM in News
DC Universe Online delayed

DC Universe Online delayed

Upcoming PC and PS3 MMO title DC Universe Online has seen its release date slip from November this year to an unspecified time in 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2010 at 12:22PM in News
Panasonic enters portable games sector

Panasonic enters portable games sector

Electronics giant Panasonic has announced a surprise return to the games sector with a brand new handheld called Jungle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2010 at 11:20AM in News
Deep Space Nine MMO on the way

Deep Space Nine MMO on the way

A brand new free-to-play MMO based on the Deep Space Nine Star Trek universe will be released next summer, German publisher Gameforge has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2010 at 11:42AM in News

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Activision: Bungie had no alternative

Activision: Bungie had no alternative

A unrivalled commitment to cutting costs was the key driver in Bungie’s decision to sign a ten-year deal with Activision, the publisher’s boos Bobby Kotick has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2010 at 9:59AM in News
Daily Mail: Are games as addictive as heroin?

Daily Mail: Are games as addictive as heroin?

UK newspaper The Dail Mail has published an extensive story asking if addiction to video games can be likened to an addiction to heroin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2010 at 10:31AM in News
Michael Jackson MMO in development

Michael Jackson MMO in development

Entertainment firm SEE Virtual Worlds has announced that it is working on an MMO based on pop icon Michael Jackson.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2010 at 11:40AM in News
Online MMO hit heads to retail

Online MMO hit heads to retail

Iceberg Interactive may not be the best known publisher in the industry, but aims to change that with the retail release of Global Agenda. 

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2010 at 3:30PM in News

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Eutechnyx reveals racing MMO

Eutechnyx reveals racing MMO

Longstanding UK independent Eutechnyx may have struck oil in the uncharted free-to-play MMO market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2010 at 5:44PM in News
$50m MMO in the works

$50m MMO in the works

Trion Worlds, the heavily VC-funded MMO start-up, has spent over $50 million on its first project, the group’s boss has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2010 at 4:25PM in News
Bible MMO on the way

Bible MMO on the way

German MMO specialist FiAA has announced a brand new online multiplayer title based on the Bible.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2010 at 3:57PM in News
Does APB still have a future?

Does APB still have a future?

The administrator in charge of troubled Dundee developer Realtime Worlds have released some stats that it hopes will make MMO APB an appealing purchase for a would-be buyer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2010 at 12:56PM in News

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FFXIV on 360 in the balance

FFXIV on 360 in the balance

It looks like the chances of Final Fantasy XIV making it to Xbox 360 are currently slimmer than they ever have been.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2010 at 11:00AM in News
WoW Cataclysm special edition revealed

WoW Cataclysm special edition revealed

Blizzard has announced a World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Collector’s Edition which will be exclusive to High Street stores.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 17th 2010 at 6:41PM in News
Transformers MMO in the works

Transformers MMO in the works

A brand new MMO based on the still lucrative Transformers IP is apparently in development at Chinese studio NetDragon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2010 at 1:34PM in News
Jagex announces new sci-fi MMO

Jagex announces new sci-fi MMO

A brand new sci-fi MMO is one the way from Jagex, the team behind the globally successful free-to-play MMO Runescape.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2010 at 12:00PM in News
APB getting radical overhaul

APB getting radical overhaul

Just days after Realtime Worlds’ ambitious open-world MMO APB finally hit UK retail, the developer has stated that it’s intending to revisit several core elements of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2010 at 6:05PM in News
Kotick says CoD MMO is coming

Kotick says CoD MMO is coming

In a candid interview with The Wall Street Journal, Activision boss Bobby Kotick has claimed that he’d love to take the Call of Duty franchise into the world of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2010 at 11:15AM in News
SONY: Final Fantasy XIV showcased

SONY: Final Fantasy XIV showcased

Square Enix has shown a brand new trailer of online RPG Final Fantasy XIV during Sony’s E3 conference.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 15th 2010 at 10:36PM in News
LOTR Online goes free-to-play

LOTR Online goes free-to-play

Online RPG The Lord of the Rings Online will receive a major update this Q3 allowing gamers to play the title entirely for free.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 4th 2010 at 3:05PM in News
New Star Wars MMO announced

New Star Wars MMO announced

Despite the struggles experienced by Star Wars galaxies since its debut in 2003, Sony Online Entertainment is to release a brand new MMO based on George Lucas’ hypnotic universe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2010 at 3:24PM in News