• Vendetta Online Space Sim Kickstarts iPad App To Become The Most Multiplatform MMO Game Ever

    Vendetta Online Space Sim Kickstarts iPad App To Become The Most Multiplatform MMO Game Ever

    Space exploration and trading MMORPG Vendetta Online kicked off in 2002, and its dedicated, independent four-person indie studio has been diligently updating and improving it on a regular basis. The game is available on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Windows 8 hardware, maintaining a persistent game world across each, and now Guild wants to bring it to iPad, too, and is turning to… Read More

  • Atari and Cryptic anger the people who bought Star Trek Online at launch

    Remember Star Trek Online? Yeah, it came out waaaaay back on February 2nd of 2010. Well, it’s Cryptic’s game, but it’s published by Atari, and since there maybe hasn’t been the level of interest everyone was looking for, they are running a sale. It’s a pretty good deal too, since you get the game for $10 off (which isn’t so bad) and you an additional 60 days… Read More

  • Darkfall: A Norse startup saga transposed to Greece

    Darkfall is a MMORPG game that’s been  in the making for about a decade. It  was started  by  a  5-person strong Norwegian startup, Razorwax, that  was later acquired  by  Aventurine, a little known  Greek company with no other activities outside Darkfall. Aventurine moved the Norwegian team to Greece to continue development, and hired more and attracted legions of beta testers. Read More

  • Blizzard will store customized UI settings server side starting with Lich King

    Some players do not mess around, from Wow Insider Really good news for serious World of Warcraft players. It looks like Blizzard, starting with Wrath of the Lich King will store all your customized UI odds and ends—dungeon maps, coordinates, threat meters, etc.—server-side. That means if you’re away from your main WoW machine, you’ll still have the same interface… Read More

  • Chinese gamer girl detained over YouTubed remarks regarding earthquake victims

    So let’s say your country has a huge natural disaster, like an earthquake, that kills thousands and thousands of your citizens. Your fairly repressive government mandates a three-day mourning period, which includes a few hours of your favorite games being offline. Do you: A) Contemplate life and realize you’re lucky to be alive? B) Quietly find something else to do during the… Read More

  • Scott Steinberg's look at online gaming

    Scott Steinberg, one of the better gaming journos out there, is producing a bunch of videos about online gaming for DigtialTrends called “Players Only.” The coverage is fairly basic but there are lots of cool interviews and ideas presented. Wake up and quit playing with yourself: Today’s hottest games can be found online! This week on Players Only, we discover why… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Hello Kitty Online expansion to launch next year, God save us all

    An extension to the massively multiplayer online game based on the frightening and sad world of Hello Kitty is well on its way to ensnaring our youth in its disgusting pink and white tentacles. The expansion pack finds our heroes trapped on an island in the South Pacific after crashing in Kitty Air flight 337. If this sounds familiar, it’s because you hallucinated it in one of your… Read More

  • Geek wants you to level his WoW character – sort of

    Are you a leatherworker? Doesn’t matter, because even if you can’t stitch a baseball cap together, you can always play a video game. One Queens resident in NYC is looking for someone to help him level his leatherworking in World of Warcraft from 356 to 375. The job pays $20 and if you get him the materials for the hawt epic lewtz, you get $40 of cold, hard cash out of the deal. Dorky? Read More

  • Digital Life Cruceified: Lord of the Rings Online

    As Cruce Wayne and I went around the showroom, I asked what kind of tech he was into. Video games seemed to be Cruce’s forte, so we made our way over to Lord of the Rings Online and got a little demo going. The game is the only MMORPG for the LotR trilogy and works closely with the Tolkien estate to ensure the content in the game is of excellent quality. Read More