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Indie Fund – the financier behind Monaco, The Swapper, Antichamber and Dear Esther, among others – is backing Loveshack Entertainment's comic book-style narrative game, Framed. It's a silent, noir adventure cloaked in style and story: Players move panels of a graphic novel to alter th...

December 18th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Hot Tin Roof: The Cat That Wore A Fedora isn't just an indie game with a cat-chy name, but it's now a Kickstarter success as its crowdfunding efforts concluded yesterday with $25,457. Described as a "side-scrolling adventure platformer," Hot Tin Roof places players in the shoes of Emma Jones, a pr...

September 30th 2013 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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If there's one thing the EVE Online community is well known for (apart from the occasional colossal scam or game-breaking exploit), it's producing great videos. In its nine-year history, EVE has birthed some very talented video editors who have produced everything from political propaganda and in...

September 23rd 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Once per year, EVE Online developer CCP Games throws a colossal party in its home country of Iceland. EVE players from around the world fly to Iceland to meet up with other players, talk about internet spaceships and usually get completely drunk. CCP hosts a series of events, round-table discussi...

March 24th 2011 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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MPOGD is back with another Earthrise developer journal, focused again on the sci-fi sandbox's seemingly substantial reservoir of lore and backstory. This time around, readers are treated to a brief history of The Arcology, a terraforming project begun by Continoma (one of Earthrise's major factions...

October 5th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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With Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions' fourth and final locale out of the bag (it is "Ultimate" Spidey, as many surmised), Activision was showing off the first playable build of the game at a pre-Comic-Con event last night. I played both the newly revealed Ultimate Spidey, in his black symbiote sui...

July 22nd 2010 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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One of the games we're looking forward to playing next year is Earthrise, a post-apocalyptic MMO currently in development at Masthead Studios. At launch, Earthrise will offer guilds a wide selection of buildings and facilities that can be built within their controlled territory. Masthead Studios ha...

December 8th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The latest Earthrise Question of the Week is all about quests in the upcoming post-apocalyptic MMO. "Central to the PvE experience, quests in Earthrise are designed to help introduce the players to the tense cultural and political scene that shapes the two conflicting factions fighting for control...

November 24th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The developers at Masthead Studios dropped some info about their post-apocalyptic MMO Earthrise today, explaining how they've designed the game to allow freedom of choice. In true sandbox style, players will not be forced to choose between the main factions of Continoma or Noir and can, in fact, rem...

October 12th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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One of the independent MMOs in the works that interests Massively is Earthrise, being developed by Masthead Studios in Bulgaria. We came across an Earthrise interview at OnlineWelten by Anja Gellesch, originally in German but translated into English. Masthead's Lead Game Designer Apostol Apostolov g...

September 3rd 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The Earthrise developers at Masthead Studios are turning out a series of blogs which explains the various zones of the post-apocalyptic setting of Enterra island. These developer journals hosted on MMORPG.com introduce us to the varied terrain and its inhabitants, while framing it all in context of...

August 8th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments