RuneScape Subscription Price Increase in 2015

Jagex has announced today that 2015 will see an increase in the price of RuneScape’s subscription. While the new price and date have not been finalized, current subscribers can rest easily knowing that your rate will be grandfathered in at the usual rule: As long as it doesn’t lapse for more than 14 days. Additionally, […]

Valve Changes Trade Policy To Reduce Fraud

Valve has updated their policy on game trading in Steam, requiring a one month wait period before giftable games can be traded. All new games purchased as a gift and placed in the purchaser’s inventory will be untradable for 30 days. The gift may still be gifted at any time. The only change is to […]

Community: MMO Fallout Ethics Q&A

I’ll be honest with you folks, I am poorly prepared this week. Those of you who follow me on Twitter will know that I’ve been snowed into my house with no internet since last Monday, I haven’t had the capability of doing anything other than a few news pieces on my barely passable Chromebook. So […]

Old School RuneScape Polls Integrity Issues

How do you tackle issues of player integrity in a game where everything is voted on? You poll it, of course! The latest poll to hit Old School RuneScape deals with the issue of player activity and whether or not Jagex should deal with some less scrupulous, even if not exactly evil, behavior. Players are […]

[Editorial] A Moratorium On Pantheon Articles

Those of you who read this website know that I hate to kick a guy when he’s down, so let me just preface this by saying that I believe Brad McQuaid is a good person, that Pantheon is being developed with good intentions, and that the man behind it is overall a nice guy. So without […]

Elite: Dangerous Refunding More Orders

Elite: Dangerous backers angered at the recent announcement that offline mode is being cut may be able to get a refund after all. Initially Frontier Developments announced that they would offer a refund providing the customer had not played the game at all. Now, judging by a post by David Braben, the scope may be opening […]

Star Vault Q3 Report Shows Revenue Growth

Star Vault has released their Q3 2014 finances, and the results are slightly positive. The first quarter brought a dramatic shift in both sales and profit, and while operations have returned to normal the current quarter showed a small increase in profits over the previous. Net sales for the third quarter amounted to $72 thousand over […]

Funcom Q3 2014 Financials

Funcom has released their third quarter finances for 2014 and the results are decidedly negative. Revenues for the quarter decreased from $3.1 million last quarter to $2.6 million this quarter. Funcom’s main source of revenue last quarter derived from the cash-positive operations of Age of Conan and The Secret World, while revenue overall fell due to […]

Elite: Dangerous Limited Refunds For Offline Removal

Following the news that offline mode would be nixed from Elite: Dangerous, Frontier Developments has begun offering limited refunds to customers. In order to be eligible for a refund, however, you can not have participated in any of the alpha or beta phases. Those who have already been playing the game online in the Alpha […]

World of Warcraft is Dead: Subscriptions Top 10 Million

World of Warcraft is dead, and it seems like the only people unaware of this are Blizzard and the ten million people currently subscribed. In their latest announcement, Blizzard revealed that Warlords of Draenor has pushed 3.3 million copies and that the game’s subscriber number has breached 10 million. Blizzard Entertainment today announced that as […]