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Wildstar Announces Server Mergers


Mega servers are the future, at least in the sense that they allow developers to merge servers without using the term and acting like there is nothing to worry about with the population. Wildstar developer Carbine Studios has revealed that the fledgling MMO will soon see its servers merged similar to DC Universe Online, with […]

Warframe Coming To Xbox One


Digital Extremes announced today that the popular free to play shooter Warframe is¬†now available worldwide on Xbox One via Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program. Billed as mmo-lite, Warframe tasks groups of up to four players with making their way through the galaxy to defeat the evil, genocidal Grineer. On the Xbox One, players will be able to […]

City of Heroes: The Mask Comes Off


At this point in time, the idea that there are talks underway to get City of Heroes back up and running isn’t a secret. The previously unnamed team has been negotiating with NCSoft to acquire City of Heroes with the request that the negotiations themselves be kept secret and with the knowledge that the whole […]

Play Star Citizen Until September 5th


I know what you’re thinking: “I want to play Star Citizen, but I don’t want to have to pay like five thousand bucks for a ship I’ll probably lose on day one.” You’re in luck, because Roberts Space Industries has announced that attendees to DragonCon are being given a free flight week-end to try out […]

Korea Halts Facebook Microtransactions


Way back in 2011, I talked about the Games Rating Board in South Korea, and how the government organization was investigating certain video games to determine whether or not the virtual lotteries were in violation of the country’s strict anti-gambling laws. Fast forward to 2014, and South Korean gamers woke up to find that many […]

Alpha Matter: Project Gorgon


  “In this particular dungeon, there is a boss that can turn you into a cow.” All I need to hear, game of the year every year! My first moment of experience with booting up the Project Gorgon early alpha was reading a note warning me that bosses in the game can inflict curses upon […]

Project Gorgon Makes Another Kickstarter Run


Project Gorgon is a fantasy MMO set to launch on PC, Mac, and eventually Linux. You may remember the game from its previous attempt at Kickstarter, at which developer Eric Heimburg (who worked on both Asheron’s Calls and the never-surfaced Star Trek Online by Perpetual Entertainment) missed a goal of $55 thousand. Heimburg’s wife, Sandra […]

CCP’s Latest Financial Report Shows Troubled Times


CCP Games has released their latest financial statement, and the results are a showcase on the company’s latest round of problems. Due to decreased revenue, CCP¬†announced that they have shut down their San Francisco offices and laid off two key US executives: CFO Joe Gallo and CMO David Reid. The cancellation of World of Darkness, […]

Funcom Revenues Drop In 2nd Quarter


Funcom has released their second quarter finances and the results are disappointing to say the least. Revenue dropped to $3.19 million USD from $3.83 million last quarter while operating costs rose to $3.67 million in the same quarter. During the second quarter, Funcom initiated several marketing campaigns to increase traffic activity in their games. Traffic […]

Necessary Security Features


Security is a constant back and forth on the internet, a never ending battle between business, thieves, and customers, and while customers have an obligation to do more to secure their accounts, the onus also falls on businesses to keep their back end safe. Securing accounts has become more and more of a legal issue […]