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For all that the Penny Arcade guys may have made a joke about the old Dungeons and Dragons Online format, there's no disputing that the change to a hybrid free-to-play model has given the game a new lease on life. Groups aren't hard to find; the cities are bustling; and players have great things to...

February 26th 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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In continuing cross-platform MMO news, Turbine has expanded their views on plans to bring current and future projects to the console market. During a recent interview with Gamasutra, Turbine's CEO Jim Crowley spoke of the reasoning behind bringing MMOs to a console, and the future of the PC retail...

October 17th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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In an interesting story from a company we haven't heard much about recently, Turbine (who you might remember from such MMOs as Asheron's Call, D&D Online, and Lord of the Rings Online) announced yesterday that they've raised $40 million in capital funding from Time Warner and the GGV Capital, am...

June 5th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Turbine, the maker of MMOs Dungeons and Dragons Online, Lord of the Rings Online, and Asheron's Call, has been honored in Boston, MA as one of the Northeast's Top 100 Companies. The requirements for selection granted over 500 companies a close look by the judges. This contest was not contained to MM...

April 14th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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We've had punters out there guess at just how long Lord of the Rings Online might be able to last, as well as one particularly detailed and precise look at how Tolkien's Middle-earth might unfold over the years, but Turbine has now given official confirmation that they are in it for the long haul. A...

February 20th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Turbine, the company behind Asheron's Call and Lord of the Rings Online, has announced the surprise appointment of Jim Crowley, in place of former, long-standing CEO Jeff Anderson. Crowley was the Chief Operations Officer of mobile billing firm m-Cube, which was acquired by Verisign for $250 Million...

October 7th 2007 at 2:00am 0 Comments