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We saw this coming, but it doesn't make it any less regrettable: Long-time MMO studio Mythic Entertainment has been shut down by EA. "We are closing the EA Mythic location in Fairfax, Virginia, as we concentrate mobile development in our other studio locations. We are working with all impacted emp...

May 29th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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EA Mythic games producer Josh Drescher dropped a bomb on Twitter this morning: "Not EXACTLY how I expected the day to start: As of 11:00 AM today, I am no longer an employee of EA Mythic." Details are sketchy, but they come from the man himself. The animosity level is low to nonexistent; Josh says...

June 17th 2010 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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Times have been somewhat erratic for Warhammer Online, but most everyone can agree that the switch to an endless free trial was a positive move for the game. It's almost transparent how the change came almost immediately following the changes made in patch 1.3.2 to streamline the starting experien...

November 22nd 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Warhammer Online's October newsletter just arrived in our mailboxes and its full of frothy WAAAGH!. Predominantly featured are the 1.3.2 updates, which most of us already know about including the removal of fortresses, a new keep difficulty system, client performance improvements, and of course, the...

October 30th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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MMO studios are often chided, if not outright derided, for sounding as though their words are being translated by a public relations or marketing babel fish. Fans must commonly navigate on-message superlatives while trying to seek out nuggets of real information. Mythic Entertainment has never been...

August 6th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Mythic just began rolling out phase one of their highly anticipated 1.3 patch (Land of the Dead) for Warhammer Online. This phase will focus primarily on combat and careers and the new expedition mechanic, so players won't actually be able to enter the new Tomb Kings zones just yet.What's that sayi...

May 15th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's something we never expected to put in the same sentence -- Blue Öyster Cult and Warhammer Online. Yes, you heard us completely correctly and this isn't some kind of hallucination.Eric Bloom (a level 40 sorcerer on Ironfist, mind you) and fellow bandmate Richie Castellano went for a tour...

April 12th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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It seems that any game company that wants to get the word out about what they're doing, or simply to generate buzz, leverages social networking. Many companies are now using that diminutive yet potent power of Twitter and Mythic Entertainment is no different. The WAR Herald has announced that it's n...

February 16th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments