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Funcom Announces Next Title: Conan Unconquered

Funcom has officially announced their next title: Conan Unconquered. Conan Unconquered is referred to as a “survival real time strategy” game that appears to be a mix between Age of Empires and a wave-based turret defense game. Players build their city and defend against overwhelming waves of people looking to bring you down. Information about […]

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Gaijin Doesn’t Know PR: Calls Users “Puny Beggars” On Stream

Gaijin Entertainment hasn’t had the greatest history with public relations, going back to a 2014 scandal in which a staffer attempted to extort a Youtuber. This week, however, Content Partner Manager over at Gaijin managed to rustle some feathers during a stream in which he referred to players as “puny beggars.” The exact details are […]

Star Vault Partners With Sky eSports in India

Star Vault AB today announced that it is partnering with Sky eSports to license Mortal Royale in the Indian market. The license will run for 48 months with Star Vault taking 30% of net revenues accrued within the country. Mortal Royale is the battle royale spinoff to Star Vault’s open world MMO Mortal Online. “We […]

Alganon Has Not Been Sunset, Is Still Planning A Comeback

Alganon isn’t dead, it’s merely resting. You may be surprised to read that Alganon’s servers went down for maintenance and migration in November 2017 and haven’t been up since. In that time, Derek Smart’s company 3000AD has bought out Quest Online and now owns the Alganon game, the company is moving its servers to cloud-based […]

Best Buy Thanks Fortnite For Boosted Holiday Sales

Fortnite: It didn’t just save Epic Games, it evidently also gave Best Buy quite the boost this holiday season. The Wall Street Journal published an article on Thursday noting that Best Buy Co. gave credit to the insanely popular Battle Royale game for boosting its own holiday sales in 2018. How so? According to the […]

Daybreak’s Player Studio Program Isn’t Dead, Revival Coming

Daybreak’s Player Studio program allows modders to create and submit their custom models in Everquest, Everquest II, and Planetside 2. If Daybreak sells the item in the in-game cash shop, you’ll be able to take a portion of the revenue. The future of the Player Studio has been in doubt ever since Daybreak’s acquisition and […]

Mobile MMORPG Life After Launches Today

NetEase Inc today announced the North American and Australian launch of LifeAfter, a zombie survival MMORPG for iOS and Android. LifeAfter packs together an MMORPG with gun-toting, hunting and gathering, and crafting. The game launched in China last year to much acclaim and hopes to gain the same following here in the west. Players are […]

Maplestory 2 Removing Fairfight Balancing System

Maplestory 2 is saying farewell to fairfight, removing the controversial system in an update coming this week. After announcing Project New Leaf, Nexon’s initiative to address Maplestory 2 feedback, the publisher will be releasing the first update in the initiative on Thursday February 28. Maplestory 2’s next update removes Fairfight, a balancing system that normalizes […]

Skybound Puts Down The Walking Dead, Terminates Game Contract

The slow death of Overkill’s The Walking Dead has finally come to an end, as the game has been pulled from digital store shelves with the console version officially cancelled. This news comes alongside an announcement from Walking Dead creators Skybound Entertainment that the media company has terminated its contract with developer Starbreeze, and effectively […]

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