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Atari acquires Cryptic Studios

Atari has announced that it has acquired US-based MMO developer Cryptic Studios in a performance-linked deal.The company, previously responsible for City of Heroes and City of Villains, which made over USD 100 million for NCsoft, is in production on three titles, to be released over the next three years.Champions Online is slated for a 2009 [...]

By | 2008-12-09T21:37:06+00:00 December 9th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Atari acquires Cryptic Studios

Turbine still focused on yearly expansions

Jeffrey Steefel, executive producer for Lord of the Rings online, has said the company's strategy is still focused on yearly expansions to its MMO.Speaking to Eurogamer, Steelfel explained that despite neither of the developer's main rivals, Blizzard or Mythic, adopting a similar strategy, it felt it still needed to."We have been driving our content strategy [...]

By | 2008-12-04T20:08:49+00:00 December 4th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Turbine still focused on yearly expansions

Open beta date for Runes of Magic

German publisher Frogster has announced a date for the open beta test for its free-to-play fantasy MMO for PC, Runes of Magic.The beta is open to all players and will begin a week on Monday, on 15th December. All you need to do is register at the official Runes of Magic site.All closed beta testers [...]

By | 2008-12-04T20:02:32+00:00 December 4th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Open beta date for Runes of Magic

Age of Conan server merges begin

Funcom begins the process of consolidating servers for its fantasy MMO, Age of Conan, this week.With the game having sold well at launch but lost many of its subscribers in the months since, the move is intended to bring a stop to declining server populations, and give players a busier environment.In a forum post, community [...]

By | 2008-12-04T19:59:27+00:00 December 4th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Age of Conan server merges begin

More Warhammer 1.06 Patch Notes were added

WAR NEWS HERE,Some additional notes were added to the Warhammer Online site after yesterday's deployment of warhammer patch 1.06. The newest patch is a Christmas gift of changes, enhancements and additions causing much giddiness among players. Greetings! In the interest of communication to the players we have added and clarified some notes for Game Update [...]

By | 2008-12-04T08:00:07+00:00 December 4th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on More Warhammer 1.06 Patch Notes were added
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