Florensia Closed Beta 3 should be out soon. We will give away 3000 Florensia Closed Beta 3 keys soon. Stay tuned.
we would like to inform you that the patches we created together with Netts are almost done. We are currently planning to launch the new client on June 9 in the late afternoon (Time zones / UTC+2 Central European...
Arena Tournament Second Qualifier Begins
Phase 1 of the 2008 World of Warcraft Arena Tournament's second qualification round has begun. Tournament participants have two weeks to hone their strategies, experiment with various team compositions, and practice their teamwork. To track the progress of your team and those of your competition, please...
Time Warner Inc. and GGV Capital Join Existing Partners in Fueling Online Game Leader's Growth
WESTWOOD, MA - June 4, 2008 - Turbine, Inc. today announced that it has raised $40 million in equity financing. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and GGV Capital, a leader in expansion-stage venture capital investments in the U.S. and China, led the...
) has prepared a series of events for Wonderland Online (http://wl.igg.com/
) in order to celebrate IGG’s 2nd anniversary.
During IGG’s 2nd anniversary period, much gold, various items and double Exp will be given out. Players can even enjoy online PK.
For more details please visit: http://wl.igg.com/event/anniversary
A Half Year Experience - Elf Online http://elf.happymmo.com
How is it that a single game can acquire a player base of over 1 million subscribing members in China, Marlbor0, a veteran player from Elf Online http://elf.happymmo.com
Chinese version, explains this phenomenon is simply due to the innovative Semi-ATB pk and guild war...
It appears as if Blizzard has updated the official Death Knight page on the Wrath of the Lich King website.
The major changes are to the Death Knight's talent trees. There's no longer a heavy focus on tanking in one specific tree; instead, each tree will be capable of offering a different flavor of DPS capability as well as tanking ability.
Trion World Network, Inc announced have announced that they are developing a Fantasy MMO under the lead of Jon Van Caneghem -- who created two RPG and Strategy series, Heroes of Might & Magic and Might & Magic.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trion World Network, Inc. (Trion), the publisher and developer of connected games and...
Second Life will soon be fully playable on your mobile phone!
Demanding a better-than-average processor, a 1024x768 screen resolution, a boatload of RAM, and a strong video card just to take part, it's hard to believe that Second Life, the virtual world developed by Linden Lab (download for Windows and Mac), could ever survive on a mobile...
NCsoft has released many new screenshots from their giant robot fightning game, Exteel. Along with this, there's also a dev paper that provide strategy tips for the Trooper Mechanaught, a variety of weapons and the "Last Stand" battle mode.
The Trooper Mechanaught – Weapon Highlights – Battle Mode: Last Stand
Following the entry- and low-tier...
New Playable Class, Landscapes, Raids and More!
WESTWOOD, MA – June 3, 2008 – Turbine, Inc. today announced the launch of the latest update for players of DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE®: Stormreach® (DDO), The Way of the Monk. This major update to DDO introduces the first new playable class since launch, revamped adventure areas, more monsters,...
Huxley is finally coming! NHN USA, a subsidiary of Korean Internet company NHN, has secured the rights to publish the PC release of this long-awaited Huxley in North America and Western Europe. It is expected to be launching on the gaming portal ijji.com in late 2008.
IRVINE, CALIF. - June 2, 2008 -It's official. NHN USA, a subsidiary of NHN...
Yesterday the producer of Dark Age of Camelot published a letter that answer many questions and has information about the future for Camelot. The biggest news is the new upcoming server with a special ruleset, Origins.
I would like to take some time to answer some of the most common questions that I have spotted on the various DAoC forums, as...
Information about Snake Gulch in Champions Online was recently (yesterday) published.
Howdy, partners! Welcome to the Snake Gulch Dude Ranch!
My name is Belle Steele, and I'll be your guide to all there is to see and do in the Wild West!
My daddy's a fella by the name of Tyrell Donaldson, and he created Snake Gulch to give all your tourist folk a...
The Game Director of Age of Conan just now released information about the near future plans for the world of Hyboria.
As you may have noticed we have had frequent patches the last two weeks. We hope this will soon start to quiet down, but as long as there are major issues – and there have been – we will dedicate the Conan team...
We've been very busy improving The Age of Conan Armory. Numerous of bugs have been fixed and we've added several features. We now unveil another milestone, Maps and Playfields!
That's right, you can now browse maps of the different areas in the world of Hyboria, but that is not all, there's also support for map editing and you can zoom in and...
Something mildly amusing was discovered about the female characters in Age of Conan. It appears that there was an accidental reduction made to their boob size, call it a involuntarily plastic surgery if you want. The player that discovered this also posted screenshots to show the difference.
Funcom can confirm that some of...
) has announced that they will be opening the official Wonderland Online (http://wl.igg.com/
) In-game Item Mall on June 3rd.
The Wonderland Online In-game Item Mall will be formally opened at 3:00 am, June 3rd. Players should first purchase Point Cards at their official site (http://wl.igg.com/shop/google.php
) and then...
Winners - World of Warcraft US
We’re glad to announce the winners of the 2008 World of Warcraft Arena Tournament's first qualification round. These three teams have demonstrated their Arena combat prowess against strong competition.
1: Dude I got it on FRAPS
2: duelists going for glad
3: Frag Dominant
There was a tie for the fourth-place...
In our latest entry in An Interview With: we decided to stick closer to home and interview the brand new Age of Conan fan site, AoCSource.com.
AoCSource.com is the Curse Networks own dedicated Age of Conan fan site and offers another home for AoC fans from around the world. Offering news, forums and limited PvP moderation, AoCSource.com really...
GROUNDBREAKING VIDEO GAME FRANCHISE EVERQUEST® CELEBRATES FANS WITH LIVING LEGACY PROMOTION
SAN DIEGO, CA – June 2, 2008 – The EverQuest ® franchise, the groundbreaking, award-winning fantasy series that redefined massively multiplayer online (MMO) video games for a generation of gamers around the globe, is bringing a near decade of success back...
Former Sony Online Entertainment Executive and Industry Veteran to
Lead Independent MMO Developer and Publisher
LOS GATOS, Calif. – June 2, 2008 - Cryptic Studios™, one of the leading independent developers of massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), announced today that John Needham has joined the company as its Chief Executive...
Flagship Studios today released a video to coincide with the recent launch of patch 1.3 for its action RPG Hellgate: London. Patch 1.3 offers no less than eight new features including Shared Stash, a Premium Item Merchant, Donation Collectors and Global Buffs, Ranks and the Expertise system.
Interacting with your fellow players has been enhanced...
Number 1 on the official charts in Germany, UK, Australia, Italy, Sweden, Norway and Spain
Durham, USA – June 2, 2008 – Funcom is proud to announce that Age of Conan rises to number 1 on the PC charts, and the game even competes very well on the all-format lists. The normal edition is now sold out in many outlets due to the initial success of the...
A name that will be familiar to a lot of PC enthusiasts out there -- Commodore -- has jumped onto the MMO bandwagon, joining companies like Dell and Ideazon, with their latest entry - An award winning gaming PC themed around Eve Online.
Commodore have teamed up with Eve Online developer CCP to bring you an Eve themed gaming PC. The PC comes in at...
Here are the patch note information of the day:
Fixed some more server and client crashes.
An issue which could make NPCs evade forever has been resolved.
An issue which could lead to pets become unresponsive has been resolved.
You should now receive feedback if you try to take items from the guild bank without having enough...
To relieve population stress on the current Wonderland Online servers, the WLO team will launch a new server named Cancer at 3:00am on June 3rd. The new server contains 3 server branches.
In addition, we will be holding a number of captivating events such as Forbes List and the King of the Newbie's Contest, which will last for 1 month on the new...
Many fans have waited a long time for the album "Piano Collections, Final Fantasy XI" and not the wait is finally soon over!
This CD is available for preorder only at the SQUARE ENIX Online Store
until June 12, 2008 10:30 a.m. PDT.
Limited, first-edition releases come packaged with an in-game item redemption code redeemable for a beautiful,...
One of the most popular EverQuest zones recently had an article published on the official EQ Players site. There's a lot of interesting information to read, including lore.
Overview of Blackburrow
Nestled between Qeynos Hills and the peaks of Everfrost to the north, Blackburrow is the present day home of the Sabertooth Gnoll clan. The...
You've most likely already read the details on the exciting new White Lion class in the latest newsletter, if you haven't, then you can catch up on the careers page.
And it's likely you still have many questions about this last High Elf career, head over to the Warhammer Alliance site and ask your questions.
The May newsletter should also be in...
The following as been posted by Darkfall developper Tasos Flambouras on the game's official forums:
This is not an update as much as it is checking in with the community. Just to inform you about the sparse updates: they're due to an urgent health problem that landed me in the hospital for a week and I'm still trying to catch up with work.
Community Tournament Announced
If you attend to the Worldwide Invitational in Paris, you will be able to watch some of the top players in World of Warcraft Arena, Warcraft III and Starcraft complete.
At the 2008 Blizzard Entertainment Worldwide Invitational, all attendees will have the opportunity to witness some of the world’s top StarCraft,...
All tickets for the 2008 Worldwide Invitational in Paris are now sold out.
All available tickets for the 2008 Blizzard Entertainment Worldwide Invitational are now sold out! Taking place over Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of June at the Porte de Versailles Convention Centre in Paris, France, the 2008 Worldwide Invitational looks set to be...
The Guardian writer Alexander Gambotto-Burke talks MMOs with companies such as Flying Lab Software and also chief executive Russell Williams and Raph Koster.
Some of this can be attributed to WoW's success. The game's critical esteem and massive subscriber-base promise a very consistent and well-maintained MMO experience, so it's little surprise...
If you're interested to work in the gaming industry, Funcom might have a position just for you.
Seeing the great success we have had with Conan so far, we see the need to continue staffing up our Community Department. We are now filling up four more positions internally, and three of those are now out.
As Funcom has a tradition and long history...
Turbine, Inc. and Codemasters Online today announced the launch of Eleventy-Seven Morsels, the third mini-game on http://www.unlocktheminesofmoria.com
. Registered participants can challenge themselves and their friends to earn special deeds that unlock unique rewards including exclusive videos, images, and in-game items that will aid them on...
You can now test the Mythos Overworld on the Test Center! We wrote about the Overworld a couple of weeks ago.
You have all been patiently awaiting the arrival of our Overworld build, but wait no longer! We've opened the gates to the Mythos Test Center and are giving all our adventurous testers access to the new Overworld.
To play, you must...
A fresh article about ambush gameplay have been published by a developer of Pirates of the Burning Sea.
Rusty asked me what we think about ganking. Ganking has a long and difficult history within our design and development process, so it’s a hard question to answer with a simple ‘we hate it’ or ‘we love it.’
The term I’ve preferred to use is...
The patch notes for the recently released version 1.4 have just been published by the developers of Pirates of the Burning Sea.
This is a milestone upgrade and, as such, is a large download and contains several changes with broad impact.
Buccaneer class: All characters are receiving a forced respec and a free respec token. In...
The Nordic Game conference has secured its position as the largest industry-exclusive event for the computer games community in Europe. After two event-filled days from 14-15 May in Malmö, Sweden, the organisers can look back at a conference where records were beaten and many exciting announcements were made.
Nearly 1200 delegates from around the...
PC-maker relaunches the award-winning Area-51 ALX desktop with quad graphics and a CPU overclocked to an industry-first 4.0GHz
Athlone, Ireland – 29th May 2008 - Alienware® the leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop, notebook and professional systems has announced the relaunch of its acclaimed Area-51 ALX desktop. Long held as the...
WHAT: Get ready to celebrate at the biggest Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) Fan Faire yet with fellow gamers and the creators of your favorite SOE games at the Las Vegas Hilton, Aug. 14 -17.
For only $89, attendees receive an All-Access pass to an expanded Fan Faire that includes sneak peeks at three monumental new games in development, plus...
Many changes and new content to play in May.The Super Battleships and Super Aircraft Carrier Queen Victoria, Nebraska, Amagi , Kaiser, Midway, De Grass has been added. Many high level players now have the challenge to acquire and launch these monster ships.The Exp gain rate in normal rooms has been increased by 20% as an event. Furthermore the EXP...
California, U.S.A. (May 29, 2008) – Dream of Mirror Online (DOMO) is proud to announce the arrival of the highly anticipated Version 5.5, a major content update that provides players with new features such as a new battle arena and new maps.
With these new features implemented, players have much more to explore in the vast world of DOMO.
Three World of Kung Fu novice cards will be awarded to all players registering a new account with World of Kung Fu, the free-to-play massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) set in ancient China. Novice cards can be exchanged for in-game money and items that will make it easy for new players start their journey in the World of Kung...
In order to celebrate the IGG second anniversary, ToP(http://top.igg.com/
) will be holding a series of events offering all players a chance to enjoy the Olympics in Beijing this summer. Come on and join us!
From June 1st to July 15th, you can take part in the “My Olympic Games” event if you login to the TOP official website and register for an...
Bahamar Bayou Expansion
Sword of the New World
The land of Bahamar Bayou (the final installment of the Manifest Destiny Expansion) is inhabited by many powerful monsters. In fact, a couple of the most powerful monsters (mini-bosses) are rumored to have ultra-rare recipes on them. However, would-be Pioneers will quickly find out that they have...
GamersFirst Debuts Newest Title
SplashFighters comes to the U.S
Irvine, Ca. – May 27, 2008 – K2 Network Inc. (http://www.k2network.net
), one of today’s most popular free-to-play online game publishers for gaming enthusiasts, announces SplashFighters as the newest addition to GamersFirst.
SplashFighters is a casual multiplayer, 3D, action...
www.comicstripclub.com is a quite new site that post daily comics. They've been in touch with us and we liked what we saw, so far there's seven comic strips released -- but since they release daily strips, there's going to be a lot more very soon! Also, according to the authors, they have a lot of ideas just waiting to be turned into...
It's true: April Showers do bring May Flowers, even in Secret of the Solstice. Starting today, Solstice players can purchase six new flower-themed items from the Outspark Store, including five different stylish flower hats and a flower purse that's the perfect accessory for warmer summer weather.
Besides their obvious cosmetic appeal, each of...
Highly Anticipated MMORPG Introduces Innovative System that Allows Crafters to Create Potions, Talismans, and More to Aid them on the Field of Battle.
Fairfax, Va. – May 29, 2008 – EA Mythic, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), unveiled new details for the crafting system in Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (WAR). With two...