Posts Tagged ‘Mythic Entertainment’

2014 In Review: “Needed To Happen” Moments

Let’s look at the year with rose tinted glasses, or perhaps a rose-tinted glass of hard liquor. As with any year, we had a lot of bad and a lot of good, but whether good or bad some of these just had to happen for the good of us all. 1. Goodbye Mythic Entertainment This […]

Less Massive: Dungeon Keeper Ad Deemed Misleading

A rather notable blow has been struck against the free to play industry, with the removal of a Dungeon Keeper ad on the grounds that it was misleading. The Advertising Standards Agency in the UK looked into a consumer complaint that Electronic Arts was misleadingly advertising Dungeon Keeper as a free to play game while […]

Mythic Entertainment Closes Its Doors

Electronic Arts has announced that Dark Age of Camelot developer Mythic Entertainment has been closed down. Mythic Entertainment are the creators behind Dark Age of Camelot and were acquired by EA Games back in 2006. Mythic Entertainment’s luck ran out when Warhammer Online launched to¬†overwhelmingly¬†negative reception. While Warhammer Online would not shut down until 2013, […]

Broadsword Online Reviving Mythic’s MMOs

Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot players have reason to rejoice today, as both communities were notified that Broadsword Online Games will be taking over development of both titles. Founded by fourteen members of the Mythic Entertainment team, including Mythic co-founder Rob Denton, Broadsword Online was formed to take the development of both games […]

Warhammer Online Shutting Down

Mythic Entertainment has announced that Warhammer Online will shut down this December. According to an update on the official website, it appears that Games Workshop has not renewed Mythic’s license, and as a result the game will no longer be able to operate. We here at Mythic have built an amazing relationship working with Games […]

Expect More Warhammer Server Mergers This Year

Ever since Warhammer Online went free to play, people like myself have been clamoring for Mythic to go full Turbine and just open the game up with a cash shop. Mythic, at least historically, has denied any plans to change Warhammer’s model, but has given side remarks about what they would have to do if […]

Let’s Get Serious: Mythic Account Issues

It’s fun to joke about issues such as your billing system imploding and taking a couple hundred dollars per person with it, but at the end of the day we really need to get down to brass tacks and remind ourselves of those who are being affected by this incident, to whom this is anything […]

Let No One Say Mythic Ignores the Community

There are many things you can, and likely do, say about Mythic Entertainment and the MMO Warhammer Online, but one aspect you cannot criticize the company for is effort and a desire to please their community, even if they don’t always get it right. Not too long ago, Mythic announced the the 1.3.4 patch for […]

Mythic Taking Back Dark Age of Camelot

After eight years of publishing Dark Age of Camelot, European GOA will be handing the title back to its developers, Mythic Entertainment. Mythic will be handling the maintenance of the European servers starting in a couple of weeks. As for information on times, character transfers, and versions, localizations, and other details, Mythic had this to […]

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