Rock Hippo Productions Ltd is pleased to announce that they will host a second closed beta test featuring all new content for MicroVolts, starting September 16th 2010 and continuing through the end of the month. New content players will experience includes a new map, a new mode, new weapons and all-new customization items and much more.
The latest update to Runes of Magic is now live. Update 3.0.4 - "The Mystery of the Temple", gives players access to new content by opening the doors of the Raksha Temple, a challenging instance as well as new features, including the Juice Festival, a special event linked to the gathering of a very particular fruit: the Moonlight Grapefruit.
Are you one of those people who want a career in video game development? Do you long to work behind the scenes at your favourite MMORPG? Now, you almost certainly can! There are a number of high profile MMORPGs that encourage the development and implementation of add-ons, interface modifications and other tools into their games.
Luke Halliwell, formerly a developer at Real Time Worlds, the company behind the now all but crashed MMO, has written a blogpost that gives us all a stunningly frank look into the kitchen of a failed MMO company.
ChangYou.com (US) Inc., proudly announces that in early October 2010, Open Beta will be unleashed to the gaming community worldwide for the most loveable, charmingly hardcore, 3D free-to-play MMORPG, Zentia. The Zentia Open Beta will showcase four additional characters, high level content, exciting events, the Token Shop, and many more thrilling new features.
Leading online game publisher, GamesCampus, announced Heroes in the Sky is launched. The official launch for the highly-anticipated MMOTPS, (Massively Multiplayer Online Third Person Shooter) WWII flight combat simulator will feature all new content including new maps, planes, a new level cap and much more.
Built long ago by Avi and Navi, the Caves of Tallion was the tunnel that connected the two worlds. When the war between Svarog and the Black Snake started the caves were closed down and the Atlantians were instructed by Cronos to build portals that obstruct the passages. Now that a group of unaware miners accidentally opened a passage inside the caves, only the most daring adventurers can enter to hold the ancient evils within.
Summertime had us all inspired, and it's great to have an MMORPG that provides a somewhat casual experience which allows players to balance their time between playing indoors and playing outside (accursed sunburn!) during the hot holiday season. I had the chance to speak to GM Phibes, of Outspark's Secret of the Solstice staff team. For those who haven't heard about Secret of the Solstice, (SoS for short) it is a 2.5D MMO with an anime-inspired visual style. It's been more than two years since the Open Beta, and Phibes and I will be discussing the present and the future for this game.
Lost Saga is a casual online action beat 'em up game developed by IO Entertainment and hosted by OGPlanet, which features heroes of myth, legend, fantasy and sci-fi duking it out it various different locales in time. Lost Saga features 23+ heroes to choose from, equipped with various attacks and skills. Battles in Lost Saga are chaotic, hectic and for the most part, hysterical.
Final Fantasy XIV is Square Enix's latest entry in the Final Fantasy series and the second game in the series to be a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG). The game aims to provide fans of Final Fantasy XI, the first MMORPG by Square Enix, with a unique yet familiar experience, whilst also hoping to draw in Final Fantasy fans that have never tried the genre. Does the closed beta build show that the development team has hit the nail on the head or does it just sink to the bottom of the sea amid a variety of design flaws?
PopCap Games announced a deal with NCsoft to bring PopCap's first online multiplayer social game service to Korea later this year. Sadly this will not mean that we're likely to see games such as "Plants vs Zombies MMO" or "World of Pegglecraft" just yet. PopCap and NCSoft are starting with a collaboration named "PopCap World".