Fans eager to toss a wad of cash NCsoft's way for Guild Wars 2 will want to hear about the publisher's pre-purchase plan -- it grants access to all beta weekend events, a three-day head start at launch, and an exclusive in-ga... more
Role-playing games have had a long and prosperous history in video and tabletop gaming, but haven't quite repeated this success on mobile and tablet devices. From the minds at Ngmoco comes Skyfall, a free-to-play social RPG ... more
Rise of the Dragonian Era -- the free-to-play MMO featuring aerial combat and dragon breeding -- is set to launch on March 9. With competitive weekly wars, castle sieges, dragon battles and mounted combat RODE looks like it w... more
Prior to playing Wakfu, I had no knowledge of the "World of Twelve" or its inhabitants. However, after playing the game and taking in the art style, I am in love with its environment. This game is beautiful, and some new scre... more
It seems the gears of Funcom's PR machine are turning for it's next MMO project The Secret World. They have devoted this week to shedding some light on The Secret World's resident puppet-masters and occult-yuppies, the Illumi... more
Up next for Electronic Arts Phenomic, the studio behind BattleForge and SpellForce, is a free-to-play MMO take on Command & Conquer. It was only a matter of time.
In a less obvious move, C&C Tiberium Alliances will b... more
NCsoft has some good news and bad news for long time players of City of Heroes. This coming January will mark the fifth part of the Signature Story Arc and the end of an era in Death of the Statesman.
As the name suggests, th... more
Just after going into open beta in August, Bigpoint's Drakensang Online will be receiving a major content update just in time for the holidays.
This update to the game will be its NORLANDE expansion, which introduces a number... more
The updates keep coming for the Lord of the Rings Online in 2011. On December 12, users will get a chance to play a new update entitled "The Prince of Rohan." This follows just a few months after the Rise of Isengard which la... more
The Gundam series is unarguably one of the most influential anime series to have ever left the shores of Japan. I mean, what's not to like about it? It has giant robots, crazy space battles, and enough compelling content ... more
Hot on the heels of its 7th anniversary, EverQuest II has announced that it will be making changes to the way it handles free-to-play this December.
According to producer Dave "SmokeJumper" Georgeson, "We believe the key... more
FunCom has released some more screenshots of The Secret World. There are some action shots of people kicking butt, and some still shots of people, who can probably kick butt, looking all serious and angry. It is also still po... more
Jagex, the Cambridge, UK-based studio behind such browser-based games as RuneScape, is bringing the metal-on-metal war of Transformers to web browsers with an upcoming free-to-play MMO, Transformers Universe. Last night, I at... more
It's been a little while since we last talked about Perfect World's free-to-play MMO beat-'em-up/hack-'n-slash game Rusty Hearts. Now though, a couple of months later, it's been released in an open beta format, but has it kep... more
Writing that headline made me want to create a game called Beasts and Classes: Beat some Asses!, where you play as a human-type teacher who has to discipline-spank different Pokemon-like students, the ones who didn't do ... more
This is one of those announcements that's simply too out of left field not to post. Partnering with Universal Pictures, NEVERDIE Studios has made a free, "movie-length" massively multiplayer online game based on the impending... more
RuneScape was always a game that I heard loads about, but never actually got into myself. The early 2000s were a time before I truly got to discover the wondrous medium that was PC gaming. Also being poor and not ac... more
People in space shooting each other. Do I really need to say anything else? PlanetSide 2 is an open-world, massively multiplayer, first-person shooter (we need a catchy acronym for that) from Sony Online Entertainment. Sony j... more
Hot on the heels of yesterday's brand new trailer, Electronic Arts has put out a batch of new screenshots for Funcom's upcoming MMO The Secret World. Along with the announcement of a release date in April 2012 and some upcomi... more
The massively multiplayer online game that Carbine Studios and NCsoft have been teasing these past few weeks was unveiled at gamescom. And we have a bunch of images to prove it! It's called WildStar.
Set on the good old "edge... more
The newest expansion for Lord of the Rings Online, Rise of Isengard, has some fancy new screenshots showing off visual upgrades to monster play, the game's version of PvP. PvMP (player vs monster player) pits the lighter race... more
Gravity Interactive Inc. has announced a new game for the iPhone and iPad based on the popular MMORPG Ragnarok Online. The game -- named Ragnarok Violet -- will be a single-player RPG set in the same universe as the MMORPG. ... more
Turbine has set the date for The Lord of the Rings Online: Rise of Isengard's invite-only beta: Wednesday, July 27. North American and European gamers can pre-purchase this third expansion to get preferred access to the beta,... more
Lord of the Rings Online developer Turbine has released a batch of screenshots for its expansion Rise of Isengard, including new concept art of the mighty Draigoch, an enemy that will require a band of 24 players to take down... more
Man, I will never play APB for the simple fact that I don't play MMOs, but judging from the intro video above the game has an immensely interesting idea behind it. What if we all just started shooting at each other in a comp... more
Just a few posts below I told you about Trion Worlds' upcoming MMO Rift: Planes of Telara, but that isn't all the development company is cooking up on their Arnold Palmer-style approach to supporting an MMO. The company has t... more
You've actually heard of Rift: Planes of Telara before, it was just called of-telara-shows-some-early-promise-serverside-135004.phtml">Heroes of Telara at the time. The game, which is a fantasy MMO, is being developed by T... more
Newcomers to Massively Multiplayer games, especially fantasy-themed titles, are usually quite disappointed when they ask for a "Tank" and receive some kind of burly man or orc in knight's armor who says his role is to "pull a... more
Square Enix decided to spooge us a load of high-resolution artwork for Final Fantasy XIV yesterday, but after drying off hard drive, I was disappointed to find that it was mostly shots of the Gladiator and Pugilist classes an... more
Dammit, Square Enix. Dammit! I said I wasn't going to play any more MMORPGs! I don't have time! And yet, when you make Final Fantasy XIV look like THIS, well, how else am I supposed to react?At any rate, I'll have to withhold... more