All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MMORPG’

‘World of Darkness’ MMO is Officially Dead

In 2006 White Wolf Publishing, the developer of classic role-playing games such as Vampire: The Masquerade, was acquired by CCP Games, the Icelandic video game developer best known for the popular EVE Online MMO. The transaction appeared at first to be an odd marriage, but shortly after the sale CCP began working on an MMO based on White Wolf’s World …

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Final Fantasy XIV Finally Out On PS4 Today

After successfully rescuing Final Fantasy XIV last year and launching the long promised PS3 version, Square Enix got to work on a PS4 version of the MMO. After a lengthy beta period, PS4 players can finally lose themselves in the world of Eorzea. Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is now available on the PS4 – …

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H1Z1 Is The Latest MMO To Take Zombies For A Spin

Since its inception as an Arma 2 mod, DayZ has been one of the most popular zombie games around. What makes the game so popular, however, isn’t because of zombies, but rather the interactions players have with others. After all, you have more to fear from the living than the dead in a zombie apocalypse, or something like that. Now …

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Neverwinter Gets Meta With In-Game Dungeons & Dragons Tabletop Game

It’s rare to find a video game that captures the fun of playing a tabletop RPG. The old Dungeons & Dragons games used to do this, but the newer ones just feel like average fantasy video games. The latest – Neverwinter – started off like that, but now it has literally introduced a tabletop version of Dungeons & Dragons into …

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Final Fantasy XIV PS4 Beta Starts February 22

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn may be the greatest comeback in gaming history thanks to Square Enix admitting the original game was an absolute mess and rebuilding it from the ground up. The result was an MMO that celebrates the history and legacy of Final Fantasy in the best of ways. Now, PS4 owners will soon get to see …

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The Old Republic Galactic Starfighter Expansion Now Available To Everyone

Last month, BioWare introduced space combat to Star Wars: The Old Republic as part of the Galactic Starfighter expansion. At launch, the expansion could only be enjoyed by subscribers as free-to-play players had to wait. It turns out the wait was only for a month as the expansion is now available to all. BioWare announced this morning that the Galactic …

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‘Elder Scrolls Online’ Collector’s Edition Announced

The April release of The Elder Scrolls Online is getting nearer, and Bethesda’s Tamriel-based MMO is beginning to take on its final form. The publisher today announced that The Elder Scrolls Online will, unsurprisingly, get a collector’s edition. The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition is packed with all the physical and digital add-ons MMO fans are used to in collector’s …

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Kate Beckinsale, John Cleese to Voice Characters in ‘The Elder Scrolls Online’

A recurring complaint for many Elder Scrolls games is that the same voices are often heard from numerous different characters throughout the games. Of course this stems from the fact that there are hundreds of characters in games such as Skyrim and the fact that players spend countless hours in these game worlds. Still, Bethesda seems to have recognized this …

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Warlords Of Draenor Is Your Next World Of Warcraft Expansion

In a year from now, we’ll be approaching the 10th anniversary of World of Warcraft. For such an event, you would expect Blizzard to maybe announce a new MMO, but the venerated game developer has decided to stick to its guns and release another expansion for its almost decade old game. At BlizzCon 2013, Blizzard announced that the next expansion …

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Colin Farrell Rumored For ‘World of Warcraft’ Movie Role

Though no video game movie has yet pleased critics, massive hits such as Grand Theft Auto V and box office success such as the Resident Evil movie franchise will ensure movie studios keep going back to video games for source material. Now, Legendary Pictures is in pre-production on a movie version of perhaps the most-played game of all time. Deadline …

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Adds New PvP Zones In Dread War Update

Star Wars: The Old Republic became one of the biggest jokes of 2012 as the much hyped MMO went free-to-play in less than a year after losing thousands of subscribers. Now the game is starting to see some life again after a few successful additions, including a full-fledged expansion, brought life back into the game. Now EA is continuing that …

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‘Final Fantasy XIV’ Digital Sales Still Suspended

MMO launches are never smooth. Even when developers throw down the money for extra launch servers and hold extensive beta tests, the hundreds of thousands of people hitting those servers on launch day are bound to cause technical problems. Not only that, but the abundance of new characters in starting areas can begin to frustrate new players trying to complete …

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