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  • Blog Post: Ultima Forever: Quest For The Avatar Shuts Down This Month

    Today a representative from developer Mythic announced that the free-to-play PC and iPad MMO Ultima Forever: Quest For The Avatar’s servers will shut down on August 29. Some final changes and in-game bonuses are being added into the MMO for its last month. Ultima Forever’s in-game store no... More
  • Blog Post: Looking Glass Studios Founder Paul Neurath Announces New Project

    Looking Glass Studios might be no more, but its legacy lives on. Thief, Ultima Underworld, and System Shock 2 (which it co-developed with Ken Levine’s Irrational Games) have all left an indelible mark on the industry. Neurath is now at the helm of a new team, Otherside Entertainment, which has... More
  • Blog Post: Shroud Of The Avatar Raises $2 Million In Crowdfunding

    Ultima creator Richard Garriott’s new game, Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues , has earned $1.9 million via Kickstarter. Combined with the game’s own crowdfunding site, the total reached $2,067,246. A total of 23,386 backers contributed to the project. Some of those who backed the project... More
  • Blog Post: Ultima Creator Counting Down To Something

    Richard Garriott, creator of Ultima, who often goes by the alter ego Lord British, has a website counting down to something . Whatever it is, it seems to have something to do with Portalarium, the development studio started by Garriott back in 2009. The studio has been rumored to be working on a spiritual... More
  • Blog Post: Video Doc Shows What's Inside The Castle That Ultima Built

    Richard Garriott lives a life that most of us can barely dream of. The creator of the Ultima franchise lives in a castle and visited space in 2008. If you'd like to see just a sample of his jaw-dropping collection of curios and oddities, check out this short documentary. The clip, hosted by Garriott's... More
  • Blog Post: Own The House That Lord British Built (For $4.1 Million)

    You probably know legendary game designer Richard Garriott best by his Ultima series in-game moniker of Lord British, but if you'd like to know him better in real life, here's an opportunity you can't miss. KUT News reports that Garriott is selling the "captivating and magical estate"... More
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