After much deliberation, NCsoft has made the difficult decision to shut down the original Lineage servers in its Western markets. Unfortunately, after more than 10 years, the original Lineage franchise is no longer financially viable in the West. On June 29, 2011, at the normal maintenance time, all the original Lineage NA servers maintained by NCsoft will shut down permanently.
Aeria Games today revealed that Closed Beta will begin for Eden Eternal on June 2. Interested players can sign up for a chance to receive an email invitation to Closed Beta at the Eden Eternal website.
Outspark has launched the new Trickster class for Fiesta. The Trickster is an expert at dealing damage in a short amount of time with their dual swords or claws. They are trained assassins, taught to detect weaknesses and overpower their opponents.
Darkness is strongest on every Friday the 13th, and this year, 2011, there is only one. Sepulchure has been waiting very patiently for the darkest day of the year to arrive and that day is Friday. Be part of this grand battle this Friday at 8 PM.
Rock Hippo Productions announced today its upcoming online multiplayer action game, Brawl Busters. Co-published with Weezor and developed by SkeinGlobe, Brawl Busters (formerly known as Project Plan B), is a fast-paced, free-to-play third-person action game that promises competitive fun at its funkiest. Beta applications are now being accepted for the first go-around of the game.
Aeria Games has released its first teaser information concerning Eden Eternal. In Eden Eternal, players are not limited to just one class per character. Rather, players have the option to freely swap between up to 15 classes (12 will be available during Beta). Today OnRPG has a first look at the warrior branch.
ALT1, the Twelve Sky and Twelve Sky 2 developer, has released the Troy website through ALT1 Games on May 5th in preparation for their first Closed Beta on May 13th! Finally, information regarding this secret project has been released to the public.
Funcom, developers of next gen MMORPG The Secret World, have recently unveiled a new addition to their website. There are now detailed character profiles for major NPCs (non-player characters) vital to the telling of the story behind The Secret World. This caught us at OnRPG by surprise that a gaming company would put so much effort into the development of NPC characters when so many games before them have ignored NPCs as emotionless dispensers of quests/rewards.
Perfect World Entertainment has announced that Rusty Hearts, its highly anticipated, upcoming hack' n slash dungeon-crawler, multiplayer online game developed by Stairway Games, will make its first debut at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) from June 7-9.
Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime has announced that he will be dropping new info about the upcoming Diablo 3 beta at the latest Blizzard earnings call, happening tonight.
Gamania Digital Entertainment announced today that the wait is almost over, the final closed beta for Lucent Heart is confirmed for May 12th. After introducing the community to the land of Acadia during recent sneak peek beta events, Gamania is ready to enter the next phase of testing, inviting players to put Lucent Heart through its paces during the highly anticipated two week Badass Friends Forever (BFF) closed beta.