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If there's one thing that sucks, badly, about December, it's layoffs. Portalarium, Richard Garriott's social games studio, has been reducing in-house redundancies. Senior programmer Paul Evans broke the news Friday on Twitter, saying that Portalarium "had to lay off people" and that he was one...

December 17th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Former Ultima Online guru Richard Garriott is joining forces with Zynga, the social gaming behemoth that has been hemorraging users and executives in recent months. Garriott's Portalarium company will use the Zynga Platform to launch its Ultimate Collector game, which is currently undergoing a l...

September 7th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Richard Garriott designed Ultima Online and Tabula Rasa, and he has also been to outer space. This has apparently convinced several investors that funding his new company Portalarium is a sound decision, as it was recently announced that Portalarium has secured roughly $7 million in investment ca...

July 10th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Richard Garriott's recent startup, Portalarium, had many people wondering what would be the first thing to come out of this mad scientist's new studio. Well, wonder no more. Now we know that Portalarium's first title will be a Facebook game known as Ultimate Collector: Garage Sale, which focuse...

December 7th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments