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Jagex to sell banned Runescape players’ loot in blind auctions

Banned Runescape players are to have their indignity heightened by watching their in game loot snapped up by other players. Rock Paper Shotgun reports that the game is to auction off the in-game items associated with characters owned by banned players in ‘Storage Wars’ style blind auctions. Called ‘Bank Bidders’ …

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What’s NXT for Runescape? A closer look at Jagex’s new engine

15 years after it originally hit computer screens, Jagex’s free MMO has received its first major engine overhaul, bringing with it a sea of big changes. Develop checks in with technology manager Mathew Burnett and lead graphics developer David Gillham to see what’s new in NXT

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Jagex confirms Chinese acquisition

Chinese investors have completed the acquisition of UK studio Jagex. The deal, first revealed in March, sees a new board of directors put in place and is described as the first move in creating a dedicated, highly focused Chinese-owned games company within a newly created structure of a highly respected …

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UPDATE: Chinese mining company in talks to buy Jagex for $300m

UPDATE: Jagex is in talks over a proposed buy-out by Chinese mining company Shandong Honda. The news was initially announced by the Financial Times, but Jagex has told MCV that the deal hasn’t been signed yet, and the firm is continuing as normal. "Jagex has entered into a non-exclusive, non-binding …

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Jagex signs Hyper Hippo to make RuneScape clicker title

Hyper Hippo has become the first external developer to create a game based on the RuneScape IP after collaborating with franchise creator Jagex. The studio is best known for its simulation game AdVenture Capitalist, which has been downloaded more than 10m times, and will create Runescape: Idle Adventures. It’s a …

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