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Platform holders blocked Runescape cross-console play

Speaking at the recent Edinburgh Interactive conference, Gerhard said Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo were each opposed to the idea of Runescape players interacting across rival platforms. Some console owners wanted us to charge five Euros for Runescape. What? It would be crazy to charge for Runescape on consoles,” he began. …

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Jagex: You should listen to trolls

There is part of the community you’ll never be able to please,” says Mark Gerhard, the CEO of one of Britain’s most successful games studios. His company, Jagex, has become an elite force in the UK. That’s mainly due to flagship MMO Runescape – launched in 2001 – that Jagex …

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Transformers MMO entering beta "very soon"

Leading social games specialist Jagex has said that its Transformers Universe MMO will enter the beta testing phase in the very near future. A 55-strong development team is currently hard at work on the title, with numbers expecting to hit 70 and total development time calculated to be under 23 …

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Jagex boss added to Edinburgh line-up

Jagex CEO Mark Gerhard has been added to this year’s Edinburgh Interactive bill. He will discuss ‘The Multiplayer Revolution,’ and explain why the industry needs to catch-up in meeting gamers’ multiplayer needs. I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak at this year’s Edinburgh Interactive,” commented Gerhard. The gaming …

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