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Microsoft Game Studios has announced a new Xbox 360-exclusive project, developed in collaboration with Germany's Crytek. "Codename Kingdoms" appears to be a violent, historical gladiator game. Microsoft has not announced any further details or a release date. But are you not entertained by the idea...

June 14th 2010 at 2:07pm 0 Comments
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We here at Massively like to keep our ear to the ground when it comes to potential new MMOs, and one of the indications that a company is moving in that direction comes from job wanted ads, believe it or not. Crytek, the makers of Far Cry and the Crysis series, recently put up a job posting for a S...

June 2nd 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Ngmoco CEO Neil Young posted another update last week about We Rule. That game is probably the biggest hit Ngmoco has come across yet with its freemium model, but unfortunately, the title has been plagued with service outages since the release. Young says that they simply underestimated the amount...

May 3rd 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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German developer Crytek recently filed three new trademark applications and, in a move that shook Joystiq at its very foundation, none of the names trademarked start with the word "cry." "Carvatar," "Kingdoms" and "Gface" have all been filed for by the developer -- names for games already in develo...

April 8th 2009 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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When looking for games, the web browser is the sort of place we expect to find casual knock offs or children's MMOs. It's certainly not the first place (or even the twelfth place) we'd expect to play the next big strategy release from Ubisoft, yet that is exactly what the powerhouse is planning wit...

December 14th 2007 at 3:28pm 0 Comments
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Must ... resist ... urge to use "Thwii" pun ...Now that we've sufficiently girded, here's the news: the PS2 Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI is getting an enhanced port on the Wii, to be released in Japan on March 21st with the enhanced title Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI with Power-Up Kit. Alon...

February 24th 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The ESRB ratings website is a veritable treasure trove of nuclear launch codes, CIA secrets, and unannounced Virtual Console games. Recently, ratings have popped up for Mighty Bomb Jack, and Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire. While not all of the ESRB rated games have yet arrived on the...

February 16th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments