MMOs are about crowd control: How do you make the game exciting for one player, one hundred players, and one thousand players?
It looks like another take on the 2D, side-scrolling MMO idea, except lots of little GnG tastes bleed through some more modern ideas.
DLC is on the rise, production costs are too high, sales are falling, portable consoles are dying, publishers are falling, and digital is taking over. And yet, it's free-to-play that is the most dangerous.
The monster known as the free to play model has sunk its teeth into Phantasy Star Online 2, which will not only be free to play on PC but also the PlaystationVita
Finally, inside sources suggest that an Elder Scrolls MMO is finally on its way. Plus, the leak is surprisingly detailed, so a clear picture of the setting is easily imaginable.
If you stumble upon a chest full of high level loot which respawns every so often, would you revisit it? Now ask yourself if you think this is technically cheating.
Beginning this week and lasting for six weeks, fantasy MMO Rift will be celebrating Christmas with its players.
After going to free-to-play and managing to find an audience of two million players (plus positive feedback), the end result simply wasn't financially feasible.
The devs (and certainly Sony) are looking at a $20 launch price for the anticipated shooter. With that purchase, you get a game (duh) and $20 worth of cash in-game
... scams on EVE Online are interesting because the in-game currency, ISK, can also be used to buy game time, like buying a subscription. Which is why the biggest recorded scam yet on EVE Online is truly staggering.
"Not only will the highly anticipated MMO's launch be limited by numbers, it will also be limited by region, with everyone outside of North America and Europe S.O.L.”
Fans of Star Wars Galaxies, the original Star Wars massively multiplayer online role-playing game, may dwell in sadness over the recent news of server closings coming this December. However, out of this parent’s death co...