Post Thumbnail

You could be completely forgiven for thinking that Legend of Edda had breathed its last when the game shut down at the beginning of this year. It was cute, but it just couldn't sustain itself. But the game is getting another lease on life starting on September 24th, when the game opens up under new...

September 15th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Wakfu's continuing with its "relaunch" strategy by fine-tuning its free-to-play offerings and now announcing the start of its open beta program. As of today, anyone can jump into the game to see how the MMO's improved with its new format. Ankama Managing Director and COO Olivier Comte makes the p...

August 14th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

There are two million people playing Final Fantasy XIV right this second. All right, maybe not quite that many, but it's certainly possible. The launch of the game's PlayStation 4 version has seen the game climb to surpass two million registered accounts, an increase of 500,000 over the 1.5 milli...

April 16th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Whether you think of it as Prius Online or Arcane Saga, the game known to its Korean playerbase as Prius Online has had a hard time keeping the lights on in the West. It's been running for five years over in its native South Korea, though... but no longer. As of December 17th the game will shut dow...

December 1st 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The death and subsequent rebirth of City of Steam has been an odd thing to watch, but you'll soon be able to actively participate instead of just watching. City of Steam: Arkadia is launching on December 4th, just a little more than a week from today, enough time that you might not even get to feel...

November 25th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The relaunch of Uncharted Waters Online has been dated for November 28, 2013. This relaunch will see the historic seafaring MMO enjoy a new publisher with OGPlanet. The current UWO service will conclude on November 25, but all current accounts will seamlessly transfer over to the OGPlanet service...

November 14th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The near-ubiquity of Steam as a distribution platform can certainly drive players to your game. A little less than a week after RIFT launched on Steam, Trion Worlds is reporting that RIFT and Defiance have seen a combined influx of 250,000 new players, beating out the numbers reported both for the...

November 7th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

I hate two kinds of MMO: themeparks and sandboxes. Much like "nerf," these are two terms that have been beaten into the ground until they no longer have any intrinsic meaning. The original "themepark" game was freaking EverQuest, which is not what anyone thinks of when he uses the term in a more m...

September 20th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

After another rocky start for the revamped Final Fantasy XIV, Square Enix has announced that it will be extending the 14 days of free time by another seven days. "Users who have yet to enter their registration codes will receive an additional seven-day trial should they register before 11.59 pm (P...

September 3rd 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

I failed to save Final Fantasy XIV. Back in November, the launch version of the game had its final event. I was there, fighting against the forces that would ultimately bring Dalamud crashing down upon Eorzea, but all those efforts were for nothing. And I knew it. All veteran players knew that thi...

August 27th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you were a fan of Luvinia Online, news of the game's shutdown probably took you by surprise, largely because there was no real news of it. It just sort of happened without explanation or warning, like your boyfriend breaking up with you by blocking your phone number. But the game is relaunching...

August 20th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It can only be hoped that during your brief time with Arcane Saga you have not gotten too attached to it. The game relaunched in the US just over a month ago, and now the game has announced an impending shutdown later this year. Somewhat unusually, the actual shutdown date is September 16th, meanin...

July 11th 2013 at 10:45pm 0 Comments