OnRPG Shotgun News 7/8 Pt2: World of Warships, Blizzard, Splinters of Ares

By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG News Monkey


World of Warships to Remove Rising Sun Flag


Sometime in the future the Japanese Rising Sun Flag will be removed from World of Warships. This comes after an outcry from some in the Asian community that it was culturally insensitive. CatStalker, Community Coordinator on the World of Warships fourms made the brief announcement nearly three weeks ago, but the news is only now becoming a headline as fans call the move into question.


Blizzard Rejoins ESA

The Entertainment Software Association, who amongst other things put on the ever important E3 has another member today, Activision Blizzard. They parted ways in 2008, stating “business reasons” were behind the departure. Could this mean that we’re due to see World of Warcraft at E3 next year?


Splinters of Ares Hopes to Bring Together MMO and Film


A new transmedia project from industry veterans who have worked on Everquest, Guild Wars, Apollo 13, The DaVinci Code, and much more are working together to create an all new MMO/Movie experience. The team is hoping to raise $1 million to put together a playable demo and trailer for the film. But you won’t find this one on Kickstarter. They’re doing it all through their website.

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