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Ubisoft revealed today that a new free-to-play entry in its Assassin's Creed series is coming soon to Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in collaboration with mobile publishers GREE and PlayNext. Boasting gameplay that mixes "RPG, strategy and card battle elements," the upcoming Assassin's Creed...

July 17th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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If Square-Enix has learned anything, it's that games where Cloud from Final Fantasy VII can somehow interact with Tidus from Final Fantasy X will always lure in a few players. Final Fantasy Artniks Dive, due out this summer on Japanese iOS and Android devices, is born out of this maxim. That it's a...

July 1st 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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As MMO players, we know all about being geeks; we're the geekiest video gamers around! Join in the fun today as we celebrate Google's Geek Week with a series of MMO-flavored videos to introduce fellow geeks to our favorite games: Guild Wars 2, SWTOR, The Secret World, and more! Despite its struggl...

August 8th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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The next Star Ocean game, Star Ocean: Material Trader, will incorporate the series' universe of characters and items into a social-oriented, role-playing card game, according to Siliconera's translation of Gamer's report. Series Producer Yoshinori Yamagishi is working with Circle of Mana developer...

July 20th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The Gree starship Grey Secant is returning to Star Wars: The Old Republic's planet Ilum. BioWare's website has updated with all the details on the event's return engagement, which starts May 21st and runs through the 28th. Players can earn reputation, rare armor, vehicles, and pets, and BioWare sa...

May 17th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Japanese publisher GREE has laid off 30 members of its San Francisco office, according to a report from GamesIndustry International. Anil Dharni, COO of the mobile and social publisher, told GamesIndustry that GREE has recently aligned its US studio "to focus on creating the next generation of mob...

May 12th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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CyberConnect2, developer of Naruto fighting games, Asura's Wrath, and more, has published its first smartphone game, downloadable for free. Shadow Escaper, reminiscent of a gothic Temple Run, is on iOS now, with an Android version coming. It stars a fugitive "Night Dweller" demon, whose flight away...

February 20th 2013 at 5:30am 0 Comments
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For about a year, Star Wars: The Old Republic fans have been waiting to see how the BioWare design team would reinvent Ilum. The first incarnation discouraged PvP by making the objectives give no PvP incentive. It was easier, faster, and more beneficial for players to just ignore enemy players. T...

February 19th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Star Wars: The Old Republic is getting hit with Patch 1.7 tomorrow. The patch is bringing with it the new Galactic Reputation system and a new event. The event, Relics of the Gree, will send players to unravel the mystery of the ancient Gree. After the patch goes live, players will be able t...

February 11th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Modern War by Gree has some pretty neat things going for it. A lot of the gameplay is not really state-of-the-art, and most of it we've seen before in many social-style games, but it allows for some cool and relatively persistent play on your mobile device. It's hard to find MMOs in today's mobil...

February 8th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Star Wars: The Old Republic may not be our only hope, but that doesn't mean it's not a viable date candidate. The dashing bachelor is sprucing up its resume with the addition of two new features to the game in the near future: a galactic reputation system and a recurring event starring the Gree....

January 15th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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GREE is a very large Japanese social network similar to Facebook or Twitter that has been trying to secure some mindspace in the West by acquiring game developers and their large audiences. The company is making a heavy investment in MunkyFun, makers of My Horse and Bounty Bots, for $3 million....

December 6th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments