Posts Tagged ‘MMO’

Pantheon Returns To Full Development

Visionary Realms has announced that Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen is back in full development mode. Development initially ceased following an unsuccessful Kickstarter campaign, only to be revived under a team of volunteers last month. Brad McQuaid discusses in detail what the team is focusing on presently. The Programmer’s efforts with the new network code […]

[Rant] Monkey King Online Isn’t A Game

This is my recollection of playing Monkey King Online by R2 Games. After logging into the game and creating my character, I got up and walked out of the room. I nuked a frozen breakfast burrito: a mixture of jalapeno, egg, and cheese. My microwave has this annoying bug where it will occasionally register the […]

Awards and Success Are Not Interchangeable

There is some discussion going around the internet about how ArcheAge has performed and whether or not the game has “failed,” which is most assuredly has by one person’s standards or another. While I don’t know for sure how Archeage is performing following the game’s launch in Japan and Russia, I can tell you that […]

MMOrning Shots: Village of Heroes

Today’s MMOrning Shot comes to us from Mad Otter Games, whose free to play title Villagers & Heroes is now available on Steam. Players are encouraged to cooperate in this MMO with player-created towns and sandbox-style crafting. How do the towns work, you ask? The towns of Villagers and Heroes are not merely set-pieces. They […]

MMOrning Shots: Ten Years of DOFUS

Today’s MMOrning Shot comes to us from DOFUS, which is celebrating ten years of being online this year. MMOrning Shots isn’t ten years old, but you can still check it out every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Super Data Research: ARPU In Shooters

Superdata Research has once again come around with new insight into the industry. This time, the marketing group has come up with a list showcasing the average revenue per user of the top free to play shooters on the market. The list notes that games like League of Legends have nine players for every person […]

Top 5: Worst Advertising Pitches

How many times have you read an interview or developer diary and thought “oh boy, not this again?” Given the recent list of games being announced, I am willing to bet several times. If the video game genre is one thing, it is cyclic, and if you pay attention long enough you can almost predict […]

“MMO For Girls” Teeters On Offensive

Today I received one of the most awkward press releases to grace my inbox, and if the title of this article left you a bit worried than we are both on the same page. AggroStudios, who apparently played a major role in support services for City of Steam, has announced that they are working on […]

Harry Potter MMO Already Dead

Well this is a bit awkward. Not even a week after the announcement that a Harry Potter MMO was in development, we learned that said MMO has been put on hold indefinitely. As it turns out, the folks at Bio-Hazard Entertainment may have exaggerated their claim that Warner Bros had allowed to them to create […]

Harry Potter MMO Is Go…Until Beta, At Least

How many times have you found yourself wondering why no one stepped up to create a Harry Potter MMO? If you’re anything like us, the answer is a lot. Even though it has been nearly six years since the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, the franchise is still going strong with loyal […]