Posts Tagged ‘Cryptic Studios’

New AAA Developer Cold Iron Pops Up

The hot forges of Silicon Valley have produced Cold Iron, the latest AAA game developer making an original sci-fi title based on the Unreal 4 engine. While the game won’t be launched for a while to come, the studio is fully funded and is made up of some industry veterans. Foremost, former COO of Cryptic […]

MMOments: Star Trek Online On Xbox One

Xbox, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the USS Aye. Its mission, to explore old worlds and relive episodes of a video game that’s kinda like episodes of a tv show. To infinity and beyond. I’ve been taking a few days to play Star Trek Online and I love this game. Two things I […]

Cryptic Founder Now CEO Of Daybreak Game Company

Daybreak Game Company is now being headed by a founder of Cryptic Studios, and it isn’t Bill Roper. In a press release posted yesterday, we learned that Jack Emmert is joining the former Sony Online Entertainment studio as chief executive officer stationed at the studio’s San Diego headquarters. “I’m very proud of what we accomplished […]

Star Trek Online Coming To PS4, Xbox One

Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios today announced that Star Trek Online, the free to play MMORPG based on Gene Roddenberry’s creation, will be coming to consoles this Fall. When it launches on both Playstation and Xbox, players will be able to access the base game plus six years of content added in, over 130 […]

Perfect World Layoffs Include 18 From Cryptic Studios

Recent rumors about layoffs at Perfect World Entertainment have gathered stride as an anonymous employee contacted Massively Overpowered with more details. According to the employee, the layoffs include eighteen members of Cryptic Studios, or around 14% of the studio, with the Redwood Shores office hit the hardest. More information is sure to become public as Perfect World […]

The Big Perfect World Finance Chart

Perfect World Entertainment becomes the latest company to enter MMO Fallout’s portfolio of charts and graphs. As you can see from the chart above, the Chinese developer/publisher has come a long way just since the earliest financial statements available on their website (Q3 2007). This quarter, Perfect World made out with $136.2 million in total […]

Automatic Veteran Rewards For Champions Online Lifetime Subscribers

  As a token of thanks to players, Cryptic Studios has announced that anyone who purchases a lifetime subscription will receive all veteran awards immediately, regardless of how old their account is. This applies to all lifetime holders, old and new, and includes other exclusives like extra costume and character slots. Veteran rewards are issued […]

MMOments: League of Incredibly Awkward Gentlemen

Today’s MMOments comes from Champions Online and may be the creepiest interactive moment I have ever experienced in an MMO since I stumbled on a GM cybering in Age of Conan. I recently started playing Champions Online again, creating a new character since I’m using the Perfect World account that managed to get a beta […]

MMOrning Shots: Champions Tronline

Today’s MMOrning Shot comes to us from Perfect World Entertainment, and shows a piece of the new story arc hitting Champions Online, FATAL ERROR. Players are tasked with saving the world’s supercomputer from being hacked, I can only assume by a subsection of comic-book rendered neckbeards living in their mother’s basement. Episode 1: Intranet Deployment, […]

Star Trek Online Is Perfect World’s Best Product

So life isn’t exactly perfect over at the Cryptic Studios offices right now. Long story short, a series of bad choices and oversights on the part of the Cryptic team lead to a very long thread and a long apology from producer Dan Stahl. I will allow Mr. Stahl to explain it in concise detail: […]

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