Bethesda’s MMO will hit PC and Mac in April. It will later debut for Xbox One and PS4 in June.
The Elder Scrolls Online developer says free-to-play won’t work for the title.
Something’s off about this fun new MMO, and it has to do with three familiar words.
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Defiance the game finds success alongside Defiance the TV show.
You don’t have to watch the show and play the game at the same time, but it’s a fair bet that these two will live or die together.
Star Wars: The Old Republic’s first expansion is now live.
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Michael Nankin has directed a number of the episodes in the upcoming SyFy transmedia TV show and game, Defiance.
Transmedia entertainment property Defiance is one of the biggest bets on cross-media promotion of games and TV.
Hunted Cow Studios is unveiling Eldevin, a story-driven fantasy title that the company has worked on for eight years.
Free to play is the future of gaming, even for traditional game publishers, according to Jagex Games Studio CEO Mark Gerhard. He talks to GamesBeat about the rush to the free-to-play model, Jagex’s potential market value, and the development of upcoming MMO Transformers Universe.
Star Wars: The Old Republic executive producer Rich Vogel, has left BioWare Austin. He oversaw all aspects of the massively multiplayer role-playing game during its development and after its launch.
“Smart watches” may be the answer for gamers looking to check in on the go.
APB Reloaded is proving that positive reviews and long-term success don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand, as it flies in the face of criticism from the gaming press and continues to gain new users on a near day-to-day basis.
When Norwegian developer Funcom’s latest massively multiplayer online role-playing game, The Secret World, launches in July, two things will no doubt set it apart from its competitors: its real-world Lovecraft meets Stephen King meets the X-Files setting and its challenging, brain-teasing missions.
The first step in creating a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game in today’s market is to start with the world’s most popular intellectual property: Star Wars.
ZeniMax Media, the parent company of video game developer and publisher Bethesda Softworks, has reached a settlement in the lawsuit against Interplay Entertainment over the Fallout brand.
Aeria Games has acquired free-to-play online gaming portal Ijji Games, the company announced today. It has also received funding from Ijji parent company NHN Corporation, a Korean-based internet company that specializes in search and gaming portals for the Asian market.
Over one million people have registered to play Star Wars: The Old Republic less than one week into the game’s launch, making it the fastest-growing subscription MMO (massively multiplayer online) game in history, according to developer BioWare.
As Electronic Arts prepares to release its heavily publicized, subscription-based online game Star Wars: The Old Republic, market analysis firm Newzoo has released new data showing science fiction and space-themed MMOs are dominated by free-to-play games.
Blizzard Entertainment released a huge patch on Tuesday for its hit game World of Warcraft, as part of an effort to turn around a significant drop in subscribers. As we reported earlier this month, player numbers dropped from 11.1 million to 10.3 million in the third quarter of 2011, and parent company Activision Blizzard must surely now be looking over its shoulder at the upcoming big budget rival Star Wars: The Old Republic.
In the world of free-to-play games, there is a theory that small numbers of players are willing to spend large amounts of money on the games they love. These players are rather unflatteringly referred to as ‘whales’.
Jagex has today announced a brand new website and logo for its free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), Runescape. The browser-based game currently has over 175 million registered accounts, and is recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s most popular free-to-play MMORPG.
The potentially risky move of taking DC Universe Online , the massively multiplayer online (MMO) game from Sony Online Entertainment, to a free-to-play model, seems to have paid off, with large increases in revenue being reported .
A million new players have signed up for Sony Online Entertainment’s massively multiplayer online game DC Universe Online following its transition to a free-to-play business model last month, the company said.
Blizzard Entertainment isn’t known for doing things small. That holds especially true for the World of Warcraft’s next content patch, which will bring a close to the company’s most recent expansion pack, Cataclysm. The game’s designers revealed new details about that content patch today.
Electronic Arts already has a game like Blizzard Entertainment’s supergiant online game, World of Warcraft, in the works — but it looks like the game publisher has one more trick up its sleeve. The company unveiled its next online role-playing game, Secret World, at its summer games showcase on Thursday.
Outspark, a publisher of free-to-play online games, is launching a new digital distribution platform today called Flint.
Hellgate: London, an online game developed by former members of Blizzard Entertainment that was shut down in 2009, has returned from the dead and is now free-to-play.
Let’s get this out there right now — Star Wars: The Old Republic probably won’t kill World of Warcraft. At least, not in terms of sheer gameplay.
Get ready for a new experiment in online gaming: A game universe that’s tied directly into a television show.
Sony Online Entertainment confirmed today that it will cut 205 jobs and close three studios as part of a restructuring effort.
Finishing a big conversion effort, Sony Online Entertainment today launched its fantasy-themed Free Realms online game on the PlayStation 3. The title is the first free-to-play massively multiplayer online game launched on any game console, and it means that Sony can now introduce its pay-as-you-go business model to console gamers.
En Masse Entertainment is announcing today that its blockbuster-wannabe online game Tera will be launched by Atari this year in the North American market.