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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
New screenshots from Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO. This game looks better and better each time new screenshots are released!
LOL~~~WOW Shaman Changes coming with WOW patch 3.0.4 see the details. Ghostcrawler, in a post to the Damage Dealing forums, outlined upcoming Elemental WOW Shamans changes. It's a pretty substantial talent overhaul for the tree, aimed at streamlining and improving scaling at higher levels of gear. (And boy, is that a good thing.) Unlike the [...]