MMO News

dofus wakfu krosmaster arena
Dofus and WAKFU, the sibling online rpg titles from Ankama Games, will share their first crossover content called the Krosmaster Arena add-on, which lets players from both games to fight against each other. “This exclusive expansion scheduled for the end of the year will allow for exciting PvP fights directly from the Dofus and WAKFU mmo games (without having to close the game client),” said Ankama in a release. “After building up a team of fig...
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Aug 29 2012
knight age open beta
Knight Age, the free online rpg based on 3D mounted combat, has moved into open beta with developers introducing more mounts, more pets and a new PvP War system. The open beta version of Knight Age doubles the available mounts from the closed beta – “everything from hhoves to paws to claws, and even a quacky surprise: players can now discover a hidden avian mount and ride into combat on a duck!” said developer Joymax. Unlike mounts in most othe...
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Aug 29 2012
guild wars 2 worldwide launch
Guild Wars 2, the much-awaited sequel to the hit fantasy MMORPG Guild Wars, goes live today for the general public at 0:00 AM Pacific time (GMT -7:00). Guild Wars 2 pre-purchase buyers have already spent three days exploring and leveling up in the fantasy online rpg as part of the Headstart Access privilege, while pre-order buyers have had a one day lead. Players can create their characters from a combination of five playable races – Asura, Cha...
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Aug 28 2012
torchlight 2 release date pax
Torchlight 2 will finally reveal its official release date when PAX Prime, the popular annual gamer convention, kicks off this August 31. Developer Runic Games had previously estimated the release date for Torchlight 2, an action online rpg sequel to Torchlight, sometime in 2011. Polishing and beta testing concerns pushed it back to sometime in 2012. The big reveal should appease fans who have long been waiting for a confirmed date. Those who c...
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Aug 28 2012
fiction fighters shutdown
Fiction Fighters, a card battle game from developer-publisher CipSoft, has announced that it will be shut down “with immediate effect” just a couple of weeks after launching into beta. The browser mmo which lets players battle each other in turn-based card battle combat, entered into beta stage last August 6. But poor fan reception and feedback did it in, giving the makers little reason to keep it running. “We used the beta stage to test both t...
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Aug 27 2012
uncharted waters online city panama
Uncharted Waters Online, the hit seafaring MMORPG set in the historical Age of Exploration, adds the City of Panama to its list of explorable territories. “Following the Great Plains expansion, the update extends exploration beyond the North American territories and heads south to uncover the hidden secrets of the elusive City of Panama,” said Tecmo Koei Games, developer of Uncharted Waters Online, in a release. The City of Panama update is the...
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Aug 27 2012
dark blood tag mode
Dark Blood injects a fun and furious Tag Mode system to its PvP, allowing players of the MMO to duel in the arena by toggling between two characters. “Now when Berserker comes out swinging against Trickster, Sorcerer can swiftly move in, cast killer combos, and take down the opponent to win the match,” said Outspark, publisher of the action online rpg, in a release. “Tag Mode introduces double the trouble as players learn to master the art of w...
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Aug 24 2012
wurm online 1 0 update
After a decade of tinkering, the developers of Wurm Online have a tentative release date for its massive 1.0 update, pinning it down to December 6 this year. Wurm Online 1.0 will change the face of the sandbox online rpg when it introduces multi-storey buildings and new character models with customizable face features, visible armour and proper bone structure. “As you can see we use the normal house wall structure for this but you’ll also be ab...
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Aug 24 2012
forsaken world frostgale fjord battleground
The frigid north plays host to the new Forsaken World battleground, Frostgale Fjord, pitting teams of 12 against each other in an almost half-hour brawl. Forsaken World breaks open the gates to Frostgale Fjord through a freshly released content update, which also includes expanded Soul Power Trees, and a trove of new weapons, guild treasure and guild quests. Frostgale Fjord is located in the far north of Oester, according to the complete patch ...
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Aug 23 2012
lotro riders rohan october 15 delay
Originally set for release on September 5, the new LOTRO expansion, Riders of Rohan, will instead go live a month later on October 15 to allow developer Turbine to make some last-minute fixes. “We’ve had a very successful Beta program with some of the largest and most active beta player populations we’ve seen since Moria,” said LOTRO executive producer, Kate Paiz, in a producer letter, referring in part to a previous dwarf-centric expansion for ...
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Aug 23 2012