Rumours have reached the OnRPG team that RealTime Worlds has laid off as many as 60 employees that were working on their only recently announced Project MyWorld. Since they were given notice 30 days ago, and announced the project roughly 14 days ago it seems they already knew the project would not actually go live.
Leading online game publisher, GamesCampus, announced that its genre-bending, free-to-play MMORTS, Soul Master will enter open beta tomorrow, Thursday, August 12. Developed by NPluto, Soul Master is an addictive new game that takes the innovation behind customizable "Hero" units in the RTS genre to a whole new level by allowing players to have complete MMORPG-style control over their characters.
Players of Runes of Magic can soon enjoy the content of update 3.0.3 called "In the depths of the forest" that will go live tomorrow. The new content update offers players a new zone with new quest lines and the option to make new friends through the new relationship system. Beginners will all enjoy the company of a very special virtual pet and the update also includes a rebalance of a large number of skills in the game.
DOVOGAME has announced the release of an exciting new event for their game Business Tycoon Online. The so called "Masks of the World" event brings culture and history to the fast paced life of Liberty City. The popular web game will feature different masks that players will be able to collect and wear.
Cronous is opening an event server. The event will last for 3 months. During the event, exp rate and cro and item drop rate will be drastically increased. All characters and items will remain for 3 months. After 3 months, they will be erased. If you wondered how it would be like to be one of the high levelers, here is your chance.
Online Military First Person Shooter (FPS) sensation Special Force, published by local operator DF Interactive, a subsidiary of Korean game developer Dragonfly, has been officially launched today after monetary micro transactions for in-game items commenced.
Tales Runner, the popular MMO racing game from Gala-Net, is proud to announce the arrival of its newest playable character, Kai! The demon child, known as Kai, is an integral character in the latest chapter of the Tales saga, Chapter 5: Chaos Genesis.
One of the things that has interested me most while working on Soul Master is getting a chance to see how the emerging MMORTS genre is progressing in the industry, and how the variation and customization available to character classes, buildings and units, and stat modification choices for each of the factions affects the depth of overall strategy, and subsequently game play balance.
In an extremely saddening message Matt Mihaly, CEO of Sparkplay Media, the creators of Earth Eternal has announced that his company has run out of money and that he had to lay off all but one of his employees.
The unparalleled seventeenth addition to Sony Online Entertainment LLC's epic adventure EverQuest House of Thule is on its way. Now in its unprecedented twelfth year, House of Thule brings immersive gameplay, captivating storytelling and exciting worlds to continue the EverQuest legacy, now set in a never-before-seen dreamland full of mystery and adventure. House of Thule offers an expansion rich in content and packed with game-changing features including a level cap increase and the addition of player housing, which new players, veterans and MMO fans will relish.
ESTsoft Corp. is planning rollout of a new title called CABAL 2 (Official Title Unknown), a sequel to its worldly-known title CABAL Online soon to the public. Gaining excellent reputations from all over the world including Asia, Europe, North and South America, ESTsoft Corp. aims to bring another refined MMOG title to the global gaming market.