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You may love him, or you may hate him; but nobody can deny the influence Lord British has had on the MMO industry. Many feel that Ultima Online was a shining example of MMO mechanics, not since repeated in quite the right combination. Later, Richard Garriott went on to create Tabula Rasa for NCsoft...

February 15th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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During an appearance at an Apple Store in Ginza, Tokyo, Metal Gear maven Hideo Kojima was questioned by a concerned, rabid fan as to just how long he planned to remain in the industry. Kojima proudly displayed a mock resume, which contained the answer to the aforementioned question: "I'd like to co...

April 28th 2009 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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By now a lot of you know that Richard Garriott, creator of Ultima Online and Tabula Rasa, is in space. Sadly, since we didn't watch the live broadcast of his liftoff, we only know this through second-hand reports. But it's all going to be okay -- the NASA TV broadcast has been uploaded to YouTube, s...

October 16th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Make a space in your life as well, to come and visit Spaceport Alpha and Spaceport Bravo in Second Life on June 14, the anniversary for these two fantastic sims. The International Spaceflight Museum (ISM), which resides on Alpha and Bravo, is a solely Second Life build, which provides exhibits and...

June 12th 2008 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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With six (that I can think of off the top of my head) MMOs releasing this year (and probably twice that number in development), why not another? MMORPG.com is reporting on a press release from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration that the space agency is investigating the idea of creati...

January 17th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments