Tagged:  MMORPG

By Greg Galiffa, April 18, 2012 0 Previews

We begin on a vibrant beach. Crustaceous fiends click across the milky sand to our hero. The battle is sharp and dodgy. Rather than cool-downs and planted feet, our character hustles and slashes. This is the first segment in Perfect… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, April 15, 2012 10 Previews

Wargaming.net struck gold when it released World of Tanks, a massively multiplayer online game based on battles with classic tanks of the mid-20th century; servers now collectively number in the millions of users. Seeing the success that their ground-based, freemium-business-modeled… Read More »

By Mike Deas, April 4, 2012 0 Previews, Videos

With Funcom’s recently announced pre-order and BETA info for The Secret World, there’s a ton to know about the new MMO poised to hit store shelves in June. Haven’t heard of The Secret World? Well, here’s everything you need to… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, March 27, 2012 0 VG Review

Since the MMO genre first emerged, I’ve always wanted to make the jump to hyperspace and explore the Star Wars universe. Star Wars Galaxies, a 2003 MMORPG starring the universe from the acclaimed sci-fi franchise, was a major disappointment that left me… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, February 29, 2012 0 GN

After completion of what Blizzard Entertainment is calling a “review of its business based on current organizational needs,” the large arm of Activision and creator of World of Warcraft has decided to let go of approximately 600 employees from its… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, February 24, 2012 0 GN

The registration period for the first Guild Wars 2 beta has come to a close, but not before one million fans got to sign up for the chance at getting some early access to the highly-anticipated MMO. ArenaNet, the game’s… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, February 1, 2012 0 GN

In the third-quarter financial report for its 2012 fiscal year, Electronic Arts have revealed that Star Wars: The Old Republic has gotten off to a strong start. The long-awaited MMORPG from BioWare has sold 2 million copies since launch with… Read More »

By Anthony LaBella, January 30, 2012 0 GN

With a whole slew of MMOs going free-to-play in recent years, it seems that subscription models are becoming a thing of the past. But according to developer Turbine, that’s not entirely true. Adam Mersky, head of digital communications at Warner… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, January 23, 2012 1 GN

UPDATE: ArenaNet has clarified on Guild Wars 2 Guru, a fansite for the upcoming game, exactly what its March and April betas will be due to confusion over what is or is not considered an “open beta.” “We purposely didn’t… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, January 16, 2012 0 GN

ArenaNet author and designer Angel Leigh McCoy has informed the world that the studio’s highly-anticipated MMO, Guild Wars 2, is creeping ever closer to its open beta phase. McCoy let out the tidbit of information in a recent interview when… Read More »