Kevin Ballentine has revealed to Warcry that the MMO title Stargate Worlds currently in development by CME will be set before the introduction of the last bad guys to feature in the Stargate: SG1 story line, the Ori.
The Ori, a god-like race of ascended beings, were designed to be the ultimate bad guys rivalling the famed Ancients, who played a...
Tales of Pirates Online http://top.igg.com
has announced that there is a new payment method available in the game—Credit Card Payment, include VISA, Master Card, etc.
This new payment uses 3D-Secure authentication technology to further make players' transactions secure, and there is no level or monthly purchase limitation for it.
There isn't a whole lot in terms of blue posts today that offer new information, but luckily it's Halloween, so there are tons of goodies floating around the internet! Here's a quick recap of blue posts from today, as well as some Blizzard Treats for Halloween, and a few Halloween movies.
No reduction in Primal Nether badge cost coming
Good news for Hellgate: London players - especially those of you being blocked by the current subscription issues Flagship is working on resolving so you can take part in the All Hallows' event.
Within the next 24 hours, Flagship will be deploying a patch that opens up All Hallows' for everyone, whether subscriber or not, so that the event can be...
Happy Halloween from all of us here at Curse! We've pushed live a special Halloween site skin to get into the festive spirit of the season. We hope your evening is filled with treats galore, whether playing your favorite MMO or out on the town. Here's a quick rundown of all the Halloween action in many of the MMOs available for play.
Yep, you read the title right. Brush up on your Halo 3 skills because your chance to sink your teeth into a cool $1,000,000 in prizes has arrived. The Cyberathlete Professional League has announced an addition to their Extreme Winter Championships tournament lineup for Dallas, Texas.
In addition to the Counter-Strike 1.6 and Counter-Strike Source...
Today NCSoft released new details about the Player versus Player modes available in Tabula Rasa, including some images of PvP combat taking place in-game, and a new ladder ranking page that displays the top 50 Clans in PvP with the option to view across all servers, or a specific server.
As you can see on the Top 50 Clans page, the stats can be...
Today Disney launched their new free-to-play pirate MMO, Pirates of the Caribbean Online, which will immerse players in the same world inspired by the film franchise. The game is available for both PC and Mac, so regardless of what computer system you decide to use, you'll be able to adventure in the world of Captain Jack Sparrow! We received a...
Earlier today, the Blizzard Entertainment website updated its Job section to include mention of a, "Top Secret MMO."
As soon as fan sites saw the hints, the speculation mill churned up and some obvious and not so obvious ideas of what the next MMO out of Blizzard may be.
We may be witnessing the first stages of a new Starcraft MMO...
Patch 0 notes and welcome message from the developers
Welcome to Hellgate: London!
First and foremost, THANK YOU for playing! We’ve been working on the game for a long time, and then putting it through its online paces with our great beta-testing community. Our testers are going to see many of their suggestions and feedback represented in this...
Codemasters has released the fifth video dev diary for The Lord of the Rings Online.
One shows Jeffrey Steefel, the Executive Producer for the MMO title, talking about player groups. Steefel also explains more about the in-game mechanic known as Fellowship Manoeuvres in which you and your group can combine your powers and actions for superior...
The 2.3 PTR was updated again today. No changes to the patch notes, but the Druid and Priest talent changes mentioned below are included in the latest update. I'll be sure to post any new stuff from today's patch when it's found. For now, here's a recap of today's blue posts, as well as a video.
Natural Perfection is being updated
That's right, the servers are up for the pre-order head start! Beta players have exclusive access to the servers until 5PM PDT, at which time they'll become available to anyone who pre-ordered the game, so dig in and get all your demon-killing goodness underway. We wouldn't want the world taken over by Hell would we? Get to London and do your...
EverQuest servers were taken down today to prepare for the launch of the game's 14th expansion - Secrets of Faydwer. In the update today was the revamp of Steamfont Mountains, as well as new Hot Zones and some Item and Tradeskill changes. You can check out the notes in full below.
*** Highlights ***
- Steamfont Revamp: The sounds of gnomish...
Taken straight from the mouth itself, Lucas Arts and Bioware have today announced that they will be teaming up to deliver a new interactive entertainment title.
LucasArts and BioWare Corp. today announced that they have entered into an agreement to create an interactive entertainment product. The product, details of which will be unveiled at a...
The new title from Flagship Studios, Hellgate: London, promises to provide gamers with an ever-expanding universe of content if they subscribe but also promises to provide none-subscribers with compelling online gameplay so that they don't feel left out. These claims have not been taken lightly and Flagship now has the job of keeping those...
The previous Q&A were mostly about Terran units and Terran-related developments. This time it's the Protoss' turn again.
When blizzard wants to stay quiet about something (e.g. ZERG developments for Starcraft II)... they talk about the weirdest questions like "what do protoss eat?"
Chat with Devs: Since the Terran Cobra took over the Protoss...
Good news and bad news for everyone excited about the Battleground Daily Quests. The good news is we have clarification on the intended Honor rewarded for the quest. The bad news is well... read on and see for yourself, because it's pretty silly if you were looking forward to a worthwhile shot of bonus Honor in a once-a-day quest. There are other...
More subscription details were released recently for Hellgate: London's special subscriber plan that players can choose from. There is a free version, of course, but Flagship has created a paid plan that offers access to all kinds of extra goodies.
Of the cool stuff players can expect to see if they opt-in for the subscription, is ongoing content...
Fans of the Stargate franchise have been waiting for Stargate Worlds for a long time and it looks like Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment (CME) have taken a step closer to finalizing the gigantic project.
MMORPG.com's News Manager, Keith Cross, had the chance to sit down with CME PR Manager, Kevin Ballentine, to discuss the Goa'uld and their role...
Bethesda Software, creator of The Elder Scrolls series and Star Trek Legacy, have recieved a massive $300 million from their parent company, ZeniMax Media.
The investment, courtesy of Providence Equity Partners, was donated to Bethesda to help with, "future growth, increased game development and publishing, facilitation of acquisitions, and...
The hit DS game Animal Crossing is famous for its thrilling multiplayer mode that shows just how much fun the game is and since its release, the gaming gurus of the World have wondered just what an Animal Crossing MMO would look like.
Well, they may get their wish with rumors that an Animal Crossing MMO is indeed, in the works.
That's not to say...
Bungie, the company behind the Halo series of FPS games, has been part of rumors that suggest the next game to come out of the FPS veteran will be an FPSMMO.
The latest rumors suggest that Bungie leaving Microsoft to set up as an indepedant will have little effect on their working relationship and the hints of an FPSMMO based on the Halo series...
The 2.3 PTR was updated again today, which is very strange, Saturday isn't typically a day that Blizzard patches the PTR, so maybe they're in a hurry to get it to live servers so they can move on to testing 2.4. The most immediate change seen today is the Season 3 Ret Paladin set changes (Scaled Plate). All of the Ignore Armor and Spell Damage...
There has been an unfortunate turn of events involving the Pirates of the Burning Sea Pre-Order. It is still coming, but currently Sony Online Entertainment is still processing all of the Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising Pre-Order boxes that have been returned due to the game's cancellation, so the PotBS Pre-Order hasn't started just yet.
On top of all...
Players will now be able to change the name of their characters for $10. Thats not much for some. In fact, some people who had a level 70 toon will be willing to remake a new character of the same class for literally 'name's sake".
The ones that will benefit the most from this would be the account/character sellers, so Blizzard better keep an eye...
This morning we received an interesting press release about a new service which was launched, called StreamMyGame. Now, when you initially think about it, this sounds vaguely similar to Valve's Steam service. Once you read up on it, though, the services are vastly different.
StreamMyGame promises to change the way people play their games, with new...
Middle-earth's Harvest Festival is set to begin tomorrow, Friday, October 26th according to this press release sent out by Codemasters and Turbine. The Harvest Festival will be a yearly Halloween event that takes place within Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar.
“The Harvest Festival is the second of many seasonal events that we have...
NCSoft is in the festive spirit this Halloween. All of their premiere MMO titles will host special events to celebrate this spooky time of the year, so whether you plan to dress up as Gene Simmons and terrorize the neighborhood, or log in to your favorite NCSoft MMO - know that Halloween is just around the corner, and there are tricks and treats...
We have some news fresh out of San Francisco, thanks to this press release, sent to us by NCSoft. Double Fusion has inked a deal with NCSoft to provide game advertising for two of the company's free-to-play MMORPGs, Dungeon Runners and the yet-to-be-released Exteel - a futuristic shooter where players can control large, customizable Mechs - with a...
Good news for Tabula Rasa fans. NCSoft is following in the tradition laid forth by EverQuest and will be rewarding players for their time spent as a member of the Tabula Rasa community. Beginning on the day of release, for each three-month increment you have an active account*, you'll unlock special in-game rewards such as emotes, gear, crafting...
Apparently this is the case. According to a forum post on Stratics, which is also backed up by an article on Destructoid, a goodly portion of the Ultima Online team - including all of QA - was laid off yesterday afternoon.
This is just the beginning of layoffs at EA, from the sounds of it. Destructoid received an email that looked to be from...
Heads up, the 2.3 PTR is down for maintenance right now to apply a new build. That means we could see more changes, so keep an eye out for that later tonight and into tomorrow. Here's a quick recap of blue posts for the day and the daily video for your viewing pleasure.
What exactly is the Mad Alchemist's Potion?
It's a trainable...
Several LOTRO fansites have released more information and guides about the new housing feature provided in the latest free content update Book 11: Defenders of Eriador. The LOTRO community is buzzing with excitement about this one. Lotrolife.com has a compilation of information released so far by players and developers on the official forums as...
NCSoft updated Dungeon Runners - their free-to-play MMORPG - with new content recently, including revamps to the PvP system, Magical rebalancing, new skills, skill adjustments, and more. Read on for the full notes, or head over to the Dungeon Runners website to find out more or create an account.
Let’s face it; our first PvP...
Ever wondered what the CCP offices were like? Here's your chance to tour the birthplace of the EVE Universe in Reykjavik, Iceland, where the brains behind the game have spent countless hours, tirelessly devoted to creating content for one of the world's largest single-server persistent MMORPGs.
All you have to do is visit the Fan Fest and...
Aion: The Tower of Eternity, a highly anticipated MMORPG will start closed beta in S. Korea at October 27, 2007, four days ahead of schedule.
NCsoft revealed that they will launch tests at weekends on a weekly basis. Each test will focus on a different subject. They hope, in this way the dev team can communicate more thoroughly with the...
The sparkling diamond of the East is coming and will soon present itself to us for the first time. Zu Online http://zu.igg.com
, the new MMORPG game from IGG will officially begin its alpha test on October 25th
Beginning at 12:00 EST（GMT-5）on October 25th, alpha test participants will be able to begin playing the game for the first time. We are...
More patch note changes were edited in on the PTR Patch Notes page. Blizzard really doesn't want me to get sleep!
The first Engineering change is absolutely huge. Since the game released the profession has been in need of something viable to sell to other players, regardless of whether the player had the Engineering skill or not, and now it's...
There aren't many glaring issues being responded to on the official forums today, but we've got a quick recap of some interesting posts. There are also some 2.3 item images and two videos for your viewing pleasure.
Guild Relations Program Members Announced
We’re pleased to announce the official launch of the Guild Relations...
I can hear the "Yarrrr Matey" sounds resonating from rooms all across the world at today's news. Pirates of the Burning Sea is now available for pre-order at participating retail locations. Folks who pre-order will gain access to some very cool bonus content, both in and out of the game.
The coolest is an invitation to the Pre-Boarding Party, an...
Hellgate: London's US beta is coming to a close on Friday at 10:00AM PST. Fret not,though - the servers will be opening again just before launch, so that those folks who haven't gotten their copy of the game yet can continue playing.
Good news on that front as well: characters from this "pre-launch" phase will carry over to your retail account,...
Want in on the Warhammer Online beta? Check out this new contest from Warhammer Alliance for an opportunity to get hold of a beta key. That isn't the only prize, though. WHA is going all out with this special Halloween contest and giving away a slew of Warhammer memorabilia.
This year we wanted to do something special for the...
IGG has announced that the website and forum for the fifth MMORPG under the IGG banner -- Wonderland Online -- has become operational today.
Official site: http://wl.igg.com
Official forum: http://wl.igg.com/forum/
The preview site is available to showcase the general features of Wonderland Online, including characters, game functions, scenes,...
The 2.3 patch notes have been updated on the PTR forums. Below is a list of the additions compared to last week's notes. Oddly left out are the Hunter changes to Aimed Shot and the reduction in the "Dead Zone". We've updated the 2.3 Patch Notes page to reflect the newest notes as well.
For player-reported information regarding 2.3, check out the...
For anyone interested in Hellgate: London, there's an article that was released recently which gives details on "Patch 0", otherwise known as the release content patch. The NDA has also been lifted, so players can share their thoughts on the game and the experience they've had with it thus far.
Now on to the details everyone is curious about:...
The release notes for Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar's next update - Book 11: Defenders of Eriador - are now available. Grab a snack, pull up a chair and dig in - these notes are huge, but the content contained in the update will no doubt be an exciting addition for LotRO fans.
Houses are more than an apartment...
Short but sweet update. We've got some 2.4 info for everyone, plus a very cool changed to Heroic keys! Also be sure to check out the 2.3 PTR updates article posted yesterday. It's been updated again with more info.
Heroic keys now only required Honored reputation in 2.3
That's intended. It was a late change so the patch notes...
The 3D Mech-MMORPG titled Age of Armor starts the Open Beta today at 19:00, GMT-05:00.
You can register your own account now @ http://member.aoaus.com:81
Meanwhile, the old accounts for Closed Beta are still available for login but the old characters have been wipen out.
Find more information @ http://www.aoaus.com