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The barrier between interest and hands-on play was knocked down today as Trion Worlds introduced a streaming client for RIFT. The new client will allow players to jump into the game without fully downloading it first. Players with a faster connection are invited to start the streaming client and...

May 9th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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As part of CCP's refocusing on EVE Online, the studio announced that work had begun on a new game launcher last November. Players with an out-of-date client currently receive a patch popup on logging in that requires the client to be restarted, and frequent optional patches to fix non-critical is...

March 12th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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EVE Online developer CCP Games has dedicated this winter's expansion to small features, balance changes and small quality-of-life improvements. Most of the changes we've heard about so far have been gameplay features and graphical improvements, from starbase tweaks and blaster balance changes to...

November 9th 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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While behind-the-scenes logistical tweaks may not get the glory that other news does, they can and do have a huge impact on the game. This looks to be the case with EverQuest, which has undergone "substantial server side changes" to allow the team to update the game more efficiently. The bottom...

April 27th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Jumpgate Evolution has been flying a bit under the radar since E3 2010, but we're happy to report that the space-based action MMO is still seeing active development. The recent forum upgrade, coupled with a producer update that outlines what the NetDevil folks are currently working on, has conspir...

October 7th 2010 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Looks like we're in for a long maintenance period with a great reward for our patience this week, folks. Blizzard announced their window for this week's scheduled downtime on the official forums, and given its length, we'll be seeing Icecrown tomorrow after all. Maintenance is scheduled to start a...

December 7th 2009 at 9:18pm 0 Comments
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Looks like the wait for Patch 3.3 is getting even shorter now. We're getting the second chunk of data for the upcoming content patch now via our Blizzard downloader, making sure most of us are ready for patch day without having to spend the day wrangling with the downloader. The first piece of the...

December 1st 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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For many people, today was supposed to be a magical day filled with ponies and superheroes. But what should have been a wonderfully magical experience has left many with a bad taste in their mouth and a patcher that constantly disconnects. We, honestly, blame Foxbat for this. He once tried to steal...

August 17th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Play Lord of the Rings Online? Yes? Good. Now, are you running Windows Vista? If you said yes again, then do we have a gadget for you.Galdorad over at the LotRO forums has found a pretty nice gadget for the Vista sidebar that checks in on the status of LotRO servers. He's made a few tweaks to t...

March 11th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Brannoc, the community manager for Darkfall, has released an announcement today regarding downloading the Darkfall client from any group other than Aventurine. In a nutshell, he says don't do it. Aventurine cannot guarantee the quality of those downloads or what may be hidden inside of them. If...

February 24th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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When you can't be slaying orcs in Lord of the Rings Online, you can at least take the music with you to remind you of your glorious defense of the free peoples of Middle-Earth. Turbine is releasing fifty tunes from LotRO as a test of their Turbine Download Manager, a peer-to-peer downloader similar...

June 11th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments