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We've been locked in this hellish war against the machines for years now, but word has just come in from Morpheus that Neo is close to striking up a deal with those metallic monstrosities. Neo has been trying to negotiate a treaty for some time now and, if what we're hearing is true, the machines w...

July 28th 2009 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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All of you would-be Neos out there, know that you have limited time to tackle the remaining Agents of The Matrix Online. The game will be shutting down come July 31, 2009, says online community lead Daniel "Walrus" Myers. As sad as it is for the game to die a very silent, quick death, there's actua...

May 29th 2009 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The Matrix is ten years old tomorrow -- and Warner Home Video is celebrating this "classic" (it officially qualifies now, ya know) with a special 10th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray release. Best of all: You don't have to shell out extra for the sequels that ruined it all. (Sometimes we wish the world...

March 30th 2009 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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SOE deployed Update 60 on The Matrix Online's servers this week. The update doesn't just fix bugs. It also marks the beginning of Episode 10.2 of the story, introduces some new enemies in Datamine, and adds a reward for players who complete live critical missions.If you're looking to earn the new r...

May 16th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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As my compadre Eli writes here, there is reasoning available that Fantasy MMOs have flourished due to there being a greater preponderance of Fantasy titles, in various media, upon which to draw inspiration to sustain an MMO. The lack of substantive Science Fiction titles of the time, therefore, lead...

January 23rd 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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After this post, I had it in mind to think through why I prefer to solo, and whether the reasons why are valid ones, given that I'm playing in a genre meant to provide a social experience. I'm going to try to list as many reasons as I can think of in favor of grouping and playing with buddies, and...

November 19th 2007 at 9:30am 0 Comments