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Funcom Q2 Release Points Toward “Experimental” Games

Funcom has released their second quarter earnings for 2015 and it doesn’t take a genius to know that the results are not good, because the geniuses have already been telling us for the past month. Revenues at the company are down, from $3.19 million over the same period last year to $2.65 million this quarter. […]

Rant: Customer Service Doesn’t Get Much Worse Than A Full Guild Suspension

As you read this, Daybreak Game Company is busy cleaning up the mess of another incident in a series of customer service missteps. This time it involves the unfair suspension of several hundred (sources place the figure at least 400 and possibly upwards of 600), in a guild-wide three day ban in retaliation for the […]

Derek Smart Enlists Law Firm, Threatens Lawsuit

If you haven’t been keeping up with the kerfuffle between Derek Smart and Chris Roberts, it goes as follows: Derek Smart has been a very vocal critic of Star Citizen and Chris Roberts, over the fact that the game’s funding has grown to a massive level and over Smart’s belief that the growing scope of […]

Star Vault’s Q2 Report: Sales Down, Profit Up

Star Vault has released their financial results for the second quarter of 2015 and the news isn’t all bad. Net sales for the quarter dropped ten thousand dollars over last quarter, from sixty eight thousand down to fifty eight thousand. While net profit is still in the red, it has been steadily climbing for the past five […]

John Smedley Has Left Daybreak Game Company

John Smedley has fully resigned from Daybreak Game Company to pursue other interests. Announced via Facebook, Smedley has left the former Sony Online Entertainment studio and is currently working at an unnamed company. When contacted by Game Informer, Smedley stated that he had no more information to give at this time. Last month, Smedley resigned from […]

Dark Age of Camelot Hits Cheaters With One Day Bans

Broadsword Online Games has handed out one day suspensions to hundreds of accounts found using a radar cheat in Dark Age of Camelot. The suspensions come with a warning that further infractions will result in longer punishments as well as permanent removal from the game. Today we have issued 1-day suspensions to several hundred accounts […]

Marvel Heroes: Stock Up On Cheap Crafting Tabs

The Marvel Heroes Mystic Mayhem event has arrived, ushering in the new Infernal Limbo zone not to mention tons of possibilities for loot. Head into Limbo and get your hands on eternity splinters, legendary scrolls, hero tokens, and more. Check out the detailed forum post for more information on exactly what the event entails. Those […]

Today’s Neverwinter Patch Balances Experience/Monsters

Neverwinter version NW.50.20150722a.15 will go live at around 9am Pacific today, with the servers going down at six to implement the update, but it brings with it a whole slate of balances to the post-60 experience. In regards to the Elemental Evil module which has seen a fair amount of criticism, the experience rewarded by Vigilance tasks […]

Daybreak Offers Cheaters A World of Their Own

Daybreak Game Company will be opening up a new server later this week, Drunder, with a bit of a twist on the normal server rules. You can’t join Drunder in the normal fashion, at least not without petitioning customer service and signing your life away. Drunder is a prison server, the likes of which house […]

Blade & Soul Is Coming: Founder’s Packs Ready For Purchase

Blade & Soul’s western release is right around the corner, we know this to be true because NCSoft has officially announced that founder’s packs are available for purchase. Made ready to pickup in the form of $24, $75, and $125 packages, anyone who grabs a founder’s pack will have access to all closed betas later […]