Entries in 'mmo' (240)

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

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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
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

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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

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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

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How the new MMO from NCsoft's Carbine studio wants to change the genre

How the new MMO from NCsoft's Carbine studio wants to change the genre

The MMO bandwagon has trundled along since World of Warcraft won over gamers back in 2004. Countless rivals have attempted to overtake, but even the biggest brands have run into ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2013 at 2:14PM in News
Blizzard's Titan "unlikely to be subscription based"

Blizzard's Titan "unlikely to be subscription based"

Future players of Blizzard’s upcoming MMO Titan are unlikely to be asked to pay a monthly subscription to access the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 12:07PM in News
Neverwinter MMO hits 2m player milestone

Neverwinter MMO hits 2m player milestone

Perfect World Entertainment has announced Cryptic Studios’ free-to-play MMO Neverwinter has run past the 2m player mark.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 31st 2013 at 7:45AM in News
Marvel Heroes attracts 1.5m registered players

Marvel Heroes attracts 1.5m registered players

Gazillion’s free-to-play Marvel MMO has racked up 1.5m registered users since its launch on June 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 12:24PM in News
Blizzard mulling World of Warcraft microtransctions

Blizzard mulling World of Warcraft microtransctions

Premium in-game items are being considered for World of Warcraft, according to a Blizzard rep.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2013 at 8:28AM in News
Perfect World and Cryptic Studios form Cryptic North

Perfect World and Cryptic Studios form Cryptic North

Champions Online developer Cryptic Studios and publisher Perfect World Entertainment have created Cryptic North to assist with the companies' library of MMOs.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 7th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Blizzard 'resets' next-gen MMO Titan, cuts team size by 70 per cent

Blizzard 'resets' next-gen MMO Titan, cuts team size by 70 per cent

The next-gen MMO from the makers of World of Warcraft is now unlikely to arrive until “2016 at the earliest”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2013 at 1:43PM in News
Obsidian teams up with Allods for Russian MMO Skyforge

Obsidian teams up with Allods for Russian MMO Skyforge

RPG developer Obsidian is to co-develop a new Russian MMO.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2013 at 1:46PM in News
PS4 MMO War Thunder releasing 'holiday 2013'

PS4 MMO War Thunder releasing 'holiday 2013'

Gaijin Entertainment’s military vehicle MMO War Thunder has been given a ‘holiday 2013’ release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2013 at 11:32AM in News