Asherons-call

05.20.14
Asheron's Call 1 and 2 go free-to-play in August
05.20.14

Asheron's Call 1 and 2 go free-to-play in August

We are in the final months of a pay-for-play Asheron's Call, as Turbine announced yesterday that it...

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05.20.14
The Daily Grind: What's the ideal level cap for an MMO?
05.20.14

The Daily Grind: What's the ideal level cap for an MMO?

Massively commenters recently debated whether a game without levels is the same as a game without a...

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05.08.14
Rust, H1Z1, and the emerging 'survival MMO' genre
05.08.14

Rust, H1Z1, and the emerging 'survival MMO' genre

I'm naked and alone again, but that's OK. After having to level up in other games a million times,...

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04.04.14
Ask Massively: What happened to open-world MMOs?
04.04.14

Ask Massively: What happened to open-world MMOs?

A reader named Gabe emailed Massively last year with two questions (I'm getting through all the ema...

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03.09.14
Massively Exclusive: Turbine on the future of Asheron's Call and the studio
03.09.14

Massively Exclusive: Turbine on the future of Asheron's Call and the studio

When has putting an MMO into maintenance mode ever signaled a bright future for a game? Even so, th...

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03.01.14
The Game Archaeologist: The care and feeding of older MMOs
03.01.14

The Game Archaeologist: The care and feeding of older MMOs

When an MMO has reached a certain age and dwindled to a certain player population, what do you do w...

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02.25.14
Jukebox Heroes: Top 40 MMO themes, #40-31
02.25.14

Jukebox Heroes: Top 40 MMO themes, #40-31

MMO main themes hold the potential to be some of the most powerful and magical pieces of music, par...

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02.25.14
Asheron's Call limits updates, goes free, and plans player-run servers
02.25.14

Asheron's Call limits updates, goes free, and plans player-run servers

Once Turbine applies a March 4th update to Asheron's Call, the studio plans to move the game into m...

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02.22.14
The Game Archaeologist: Is Turbine working on Asheron's Call 3?
02.22.14

The Game Archaeologist: Is Turbine working on Asheron's Call 3?

If you look at the list of major MMO studios, it seems as though many of them have something new in...

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