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MOBA and MMOs top marketing priority for English localisation

MOBA titles are the top-marketing priority for English-language game developers, according to a new report from online translation agency One Hour Translation. Whereas MOBA, MMO and MMORPG translation projects made up just 22 per cent of all game translations in 2016, that figure has since jumped to 54 per cent …

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Final Fantasy XIV hits 10m players worldwide

Hot off the back of its latest expansion, Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XIV has now surpassed 10m cumulative players worldwide. That figure does, admittedly, include free trial accounts, but to put that number in perspective, that’s still more than the total population of Scotland and Wales combined. …

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RuneScape coming to mobile this winter

Jagex has announced that its renowned MMORPGs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape will be coming to mobile and tablet devices starting later this year. Old School RuneScape will be the first title to make the jump to mobile this winter, with RuneScape to follow at a later date. What’s more, …

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NCSoft bringing MMO Blade & Soul west this winter

NCSoft has revealed its MMORPG Blade & Soul is heading west, with a release planned for North America and Europe later this year. Siliconera reports the confirmation for a western arrival of the title comes three years after it was initially announced by the publisher. NCSoft is currently allowing fans …

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NCsoft claims Guild Wars 2 MMORPG sales record

Guild Wars 2 has claimed an impressive sales record, if publisher NCsoft is to be believed. The company says that Guild Wars 2 ranks as the all-time fastest selling Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) in Europe and North America” with sales of 3m units in its first nine months …

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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. So says Blizzard CEO Michel Morhaime, who told investors last night the company is still thrashing out its strategy for the title. I want to say a few words …

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn beta hits 1m sign-ups

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Square Enix’s complete reworking of the admitted mess that was FFXIV, has garnered over 1m registrations for its beta program. The publisher announced the milestone following the launch of its third and final weekend of beta testing for the game that kicked off late …

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NCsoft announces Blade & Soul

Online games publisher NCsoft has announced the western release of martial arts-based MMO Blade & Soul. The game, created by Korean developer Team Bloodlust, had already launched in Korea and China this year but the publisher has yet to announce a confirmed release window for its release in the west. …

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