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"The future in your hands," Funcom promised gamers in the early days of the new decade. As the MMORPG genre slowly took shape and grew in popularity, game studios were still babes in the woods, feeling out this brave and complex new world without a standard handbook to guide them to success. EverQu...

September 7th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There are certainly a lot of intellectual properties out there that would make for an excellent MMO. Running down the list of major games currently running shows no shortage of games based on popular franchises -- Star Trek Online, Warhammer Online, Star Wars Galaxies, Age of Conan, Champions Onlin...

February 6th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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As a kid, I grew up on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Mostly because my parents watched it constantly, but also because I found that I enjoyed the show. Another staple of my nerd-influenced upbringing was a steady diet of Star Trek movies. Since those formative years I've also watched Deep Space N...

August 16th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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An interesting discussion went on in the Community Service forums yesterday concerning the role Blizzard developers play in those very forums. A poster was obviously attempting to troll and start some argument, asking if the Blizzard devs actually do read what people write or pay attention to the co...

May 5th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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NASA must be envious. They'd probably pay billions to just set a timer to their space junk and have it poof out of existence in thirty days. The difference between NASA and CCP is that CCP can do something about their junk. According to the EVE Trinity 1.2 patch notes, starting April 16, anchored c...

April 13th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Watch your head, you don't want it hit by return fire in the ever-present MMO blogosphere discussion of fantasy vs sci-fi. The most recent discussion started up with Massively's own Michael Zenke and his "Five Reasons Sci-Fi Pwns Fantasy" which prompted the return fire in question from Grimwell. Bot...

February 5th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Our theme game for today's giveaways is a game near and dear to my heart -- CCP's fantastic game, EVE Online. If you haven't tried EVE, I can only say that you're missing out if you are a space fan. Of course, flying around is not all that this game has to offer you -- by a long shot. For example,...

November 13th 2007 at 10:15am 0 Comments