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Tweet var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/Rumor_Realtime_Worlds_lays_off_staff_puts_APB_up_for_sale'; One of the most recent MMOs to hit the market is already in deep trouble, according to multiple reports popping up over the internet. According to unconfirmed rumors, Realtime Worlds has...

August 13th 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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World of Warcraft has been stagnating for the past few years, even though it doesn't seem like such a word could be applied to a game with 11.5 million subscribers. While the number is certainly impressive, it's stayed the same since 2008 -- something that no developer likes to see. Frank Pearce,...

May 25th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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So remember that announcement NCsoft made a few years back about working with Sony on a console MMO for the PS3? After many months of silence, VG247 has pried the news from an NCsoft Europe head has finally revealed that said project has long since been shelved. Apparently, the game was of a casual...

September 12th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The oft-hyped but never shown PS3 MMO in development by NCsoft is likely not to be. VG247 reports NCsoft's European Managing Director, Veronique Lallier, confirmed the company is "not working on anything at the moment." The executive stated that the "casual gaming" title the company was working on...

September 11th 2009 at 3:54pm 0 Comments
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Speaking to VG247 in a podcast, Capcom's Christian Svensson offered the faintest of hints about new products in the works, indicating only that some of them were being made with PC as the lead platform. "That doesn't mean that that content isn't also going to show up on console," Svensson clarified,...

September 5th 2009 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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A number of massively multiplayer online game developers have touted the fact that their titles will be playable on both PC and Xbox 360 but, with rare exceptions, they've failed to deliver on MMOs for this console. But can the blame for this really be laid solely at the feet of the developers? That...

August 28th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It looks like GamesCom won't be getting all the late summer glory this year, as PAX now has two large MMO events tied around its massive people-crushing finger. The first is of course the Star Wars: The Old Republic public demo in the main hall, but the second seems no less grand.Funcom's Erling El...

August 24th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The longer you are exposed to the One Ring, the stronger the hold it begins to have over you. It would appear Turbine has been able to harness this magic and set it loose upon the unsuspecting gaming population because The Lord of the Rings Online is continuing to grow even two years after its rele...

June 21st 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Leaving the gritty film noir New York City of Max Payne and its sequel behind for a more tropical environment (though still a major city), Max Payne's next game takes him to São Paulo, Brazil. According to the latest Game Informer scans from the magazine's July issue cover story, the "disrep...

June 13th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Much has been said and written of the coming marriage of gaming consoles and MMOs, but like all lengthy engagements, if it drags on too long people begin to doubt it'll ever happen. When we do hear industry rumblings of a massively multiplayer online game coming to a console, it's generally about Pl...

May 1st 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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VG247 has heard whispers on the north winds that David Reeves will be taking a position at Scotland-based Realtime Worlds, which is currently developing APB. Reeves won't be taking just any position, but a "senior position." Well, if true, it's hard to imagine ex-Sony President and CEO Reeves workin...

April 15th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments