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  • Blog Post: Free Massive Update Coming To Terraria On Consoles Tomorrow

    A large update – version 1.2 – is heading to the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Vita tomorrow April 17. In a post on the game's Facebook page announcing the date of the game's patch availability, developer Re-Logic called the update massive. You can find the full list of incoming changes... More
  • Blog Post: CCP Atlanta Hit With Layoffs, World of Darkness Canceled

    Eve Online developer, CCP Games, was working on an MMO set within the fictional vampiric universe of World of Darkness. After several layoff to it's Atlanta studio, however, the blood-sucking MMO has been canceled. This isn't the first time that CCP – or World of Darkness – has suffered... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft Dev Diary States The Case For Snowdrop Engine's Graphical Capabilities

    When facing the challenge of trying to keep development team sizes down and still pushing the boundaries of console technology, Ubisoft-owned developer Massive knew it had to rethink the tools it provided to its creative design teams. The result of its self-evaluation and educated guesses on the direction... More
  • Blog Post: Red 5 Secures Additional Funding To Officially Release Firefall MMO

    The upcoming free-to-play MMO Firefall has had its fair share of development challenges, but the studio has just received $23 million dollars in additional funding to help get the game polished up and out of beta. Back in September, Red 5 suspend development of Firefall's PvP to rethink the game's... More
  • Blog Post: The Elder Scrolls Online: Alliances at War Trailer

    Why are the Aldmeri Dominion, Daggerfall Covenant, and Ebonheart Pact at war with each other in The Elder Scrolls Online? This video should help you get the lay of the land. ESO Loremaster Lawrence Schick details the histories of the MMO's three different alliances in this trailer, which plays out... More
  • Blog Post: A Special Skyrim Edition Of COPS

    OG reality TV show COPS has visited pretty much every city on the planet at this point. It's time to move into the digital realm. First stop: Skyrim. The fine folks at the Nerdist put this fine video together, so why don't you sit your fine self down and watch it. That would be fine with us. More
  • Blog Post: Rift's First 20 Levels Now Free To Play

    Trion Worlds has announced that Rift's new Carnival of the Ascended patch is now live, and added an enticement for adventure-minded players who haven't yet explored the game. Along with the content update comes Rift Lite, which gives anyone with a Trion account access to the game's first... More
  • Blog Post: World Of Darkness MMO Put On Back Burner

    CCP Games, the developer and publisher of space MMORPG Eve Online and the upcoming PS3 tie-in Dust 514, has announced that it is laying off 20 percent of its global workforce and shifting development resources to better focus on launching Dust and creating Eve expansions. The World of Darkness MMO, announced... More
  • Blog Post: PlanetSide 2 Started Development As Free-To-Play

    Sony Online's upcoming sequel to its long in the tooth MMO shooter began life as a mere graphical upgrade to accompany the game's planned switch to a free-to-play model. Why the change of heart? The project formerly known as PlanetSide Next was just too darn promising. Speaking with PC Gamer... More
  • Blog Post: Free Character Transfers Coming To Rift

    Trion Worlds will be letting players move their characters and guilds for free when the 1.3 update to the game hits later this summer. Once the update is live, you'll be able to move each one of your characters along with his or her items, stats, and achievements to a new server once a week. Guild... More
  • Blog Post: Virtual MMO Tackles Real-Life Military Dilemma

    MMOWGLI is a new game that will encourage players to help solve the strategic military dilemma presented by Somali pirates. A fascinating new project is leveraging the creative thinking and group problem solving skills inherent to MMOs to help the military resolve the complicated issue of confronting... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft To Close In-Game Advertising Division

    Microsoft is said to be shutting down Massive Inc. by the end of the month. Back when the big M first bought Massive in 2006 for an estimated $200 to $400 million, in-game ads were seen as the future of gaming revenue. Now it just looks like a money-hemorrhaging disaster. According to Ad Week , Massive... More
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