Quantcast
Neverwinter co-op RPG becomes Neverwinter MMO - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Neverwinter  



Neverwinter co-op RPG becomes Neverwinter MMO


8:30 PM on 10.06.2011
Neverwinter co-op RPG becomes Neverwinter MMO photo



If you have a fabulous memory you may recall that way back in 2009, there was a rumor floating around that Cryptic Studios might be handling a Neverwinter Nights MMO. You may also remember that there was a cooperative RPG Neverwinter coming from Cryptic Studios around the same time. Well, today we've found out that both of these ideas have merged together to form the upcoming free-to-play MMORPG Neverwinter

According to IGN, the game will not play like the Neverwinter Nights games but instead be more action oriented while still maintaining its Dungeons and Dragons roots. While the focus on action is definitely an interesting choice, I'm remaining cautiously optimistic on this one because I have a special attachment to the Neverwinter Nights series. As long as the game doesn't get too "Korean MMO," I think it could be a good distraction for a while.

You can watch the new story trailer over on IGN and keep up with news about the game on the official site. Neverwinter is scheduled to release in late 2012.

Big Changes to Cryptic's Neverwinter [IGN]








Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






timeline following:
Neverwinter



6:00 PM on 07.30.2014
Xbox One's adding Neverwinter to its stable of free-to-play games

Xbox One has a handful of free-to-play titles, and all of them were built specifically for the console. That'll change in the first half of 2015 as Neverwinter, a popular PC action MMO role-playing game, hits the Microsoft pl...more



1:00 PM on 07.13.2013
Everything you need to know about Neverwinter

There sure are a lot of free-to-play MMORPGs out there vying for everyone's attention these days. Even MMOs that begin with a subscription-based model tend to eventually offer some free-to-play version down the line. It's def...more



9:30 PM on 06.06.2013
Neverwinter out on June 20, first expansion revealed

You should go play Neverwinter -- it's awesome. Right now it's in open beta, but on June 20 it will be officially released. Part of this release includes a new end-game area that will combine "PvE, PvP and dungeon delving int...more



4:00 AM on 04.05.2013
Neverwinter goes into open beta on April 30

Apparently a lot of you like Neverwinter, the upcoming free-to-play MMORPG. Seriously, we ran out of closed beta codes for the game within minutes! Well for those of you who missed the special closed beta weekend events, you...more



3:30 PM on 03.07.2013
Here are 2,000 beta codes for the D&D MMO Neverwinter!

[Update 2: We're giving away five more on Twitter this Saturday, March 9. After that, you'll have to wait for Beta Weekend 3!] [Update: They're gone! Boy, that was fast. Follow us on Twitter; we might get more!] Destructoid h...more



4:00 PM on 02.07.2013
D&D MMO Neverwinter plays like a good action-RPG

There are a lot of massively-multiplayer online games on the market today, many of which are still very similar to World of Warcraft. While the graphics, setting, and characters may change, the core gameplay often feels the s...more



8:00 PM on 02.06.2013
Neverwinter MMO beta weekend begins Friday

This weekend, beginning February 8, the free-to-play Neverwinter MMO will be opening its doors to select beta testers and will run until the February 10. You can sign up for a chance to get in on the official website, o...more



4:10 PM on 06.08.2011
E3: Neverwinter defrosts a trailer and some details

Cryptic Studios (City of Heroes, Champions Online, Star Trek Online) has revealed some slivers of information and a trailer for the upcoming multiplayer game Neverwinter. Set in the well-known city in the Forgotten Realms uni...more




Role-Playing Games

10:00 AM on 10.29.2014
Whoa! Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is pretty fun

Look, you can't blame me for turning a blind eye to Final Fantasy Type-0. Why hurt and labor and want over something you can't have? At least not a videogame, of which there are alternates and substitutes plenty. Elliot Gay k...more



7:30 PM on 10.28.2014
Laser Fury looks like Diablo but neon and radical

I do not mean to suggest that Diablo is not good, but the dreary look never really grabbed me, even with Diablo III's improvements in that respect. Laser Fury, on the other hand, takes a hold of my eyes immediately...more



3:30 PM on 10.27.2014
GameStop is giving out Diancie for Pokémon X and Y

Shiny Gengar is no more (hope you got yours!) but another distribution event for Pokémon X and Y has taken its place. Today through November 16 at GameStop, you'll be able to score a free code for the Legendary Rock/F...more



View all Role-Playing Games






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more