OnRPG Shotgun News 2/25: LOTRO, STO, Valve, and FFXIV!
By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG Elder Scribe
New Ships Coming to Star Trek Online
Everyone’s favorite thing in Star Trek after the Orion ladies are the awesome ships. And now you can get all new spaceships in Star Trek Online. From Andorians to Mirror Universe and beyond to the Yamaguchi class there are new ships for everyone. They can be found in lockboxes, and stores in a quadrant near you. But if you want to get a look at them before you buy them just check out the video.
Valve’s Gabe Newell to Receive BAFTA Fellowship
As we get closer to the Video Game BAFTA awards more has been revealed about the people receiving awards, including Valve’s Gabe Newell. The Fellowship is given to industry leaders who include Will Wright, Peter Molyneux, and Shigeru Miyamoto.
Four New Raids Incoming in LOTRO
Can’t get enough raids in Lord of the Rings Online? You’re in luck, a new six man raid and three 12 man raids are on their way. And if raids aren’t your thing then you can hop into the “In Their Absence” instances which will scale to level 65-85.
Naoki Yoshida on MMO Subscriptions
Final Fantasy XIV Director Naoki Yoshida said in an interview with Penny Arcade that subscription models are unrelated to an MMO’s success. He even pointed to SWTOR and The Secret World saying he doesn’t think they would have been more successful had they been free to play from the start. You can read that and much more in the interview on Penny Arcade.