Tag: massively multiplayer
Transformers MMORPG on its way, no US or European release planned
NetDragon, the team behind Dungeon Keeper Online, have revealed that they have acquired the license to make a brand new MMORPG based on the classic Transformers franchise. Other than the fact that it's been officially sanctioned by Hasbro, the company…
Wrath of the Lich King launch party details announced
Are you a big World of Warcraft fan? So big that you fancy hanging around in central London until midnight on 12th November, just to be the first to take home a copy of Wrath of the Lich King? Well, here’s all the info you’ll need.
At midnight on the 12th November (that’s midnight between the 12th and 13th, not 11th and 12th) show up at HMV Oxford Street, a short walk from Tottenham Court Road tube station. Blizzard COO Paul Sams and associate producer Lee Sparks will be signing copies and meeting the slightly sweaty fanboys and girls….
Star Wars MMO: The Old Republic announced
In July, CEO of EA John Riccitiello revealed the existence of a second Star Wars massively-multiplayer-online-game, or MMOG, as they’re known. The first, Star Wars Galaxies, was initially popular when released in 2003, but after sweeping changes were made to the gameplay in late 2005, players left in their droves. This new attempt at hooking the vast intellectual property that is Star Wars into a MMO framework looks like it could be successful…
Professor given $100,000 to study World of Warcraft; Survey says MMO players aren't fat
Pictured left is one of the luckiest ladies alive. The National Science Foundation in the USA has decided to grant her, Prof. Bonnie Nardi, $100,000 of American taxpayer’s money to study World of Warcraft. Or, to be specific, why Americans make more modifications to the game than Chinese players do. Gosh, that’s a lot of money.