Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

PC / RPG / Release: Sep 18, 2008 / ESRB: T

Warhammer Online veteran muses saving dead MMO as offline 'double-clickable museum'

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 24, 2013 11:45am PST

What happens when an MMORPG shuts down? Well, it probably lives on through pirate servers. But what happens officially? It vanishes. With the death of Warhammer Online nigh, former lead client engineer Andrew Meggs has proposed an alternative: turning on a debug feature whic...

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Warhammer Online invites past members back free for final month

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 04, 2013 8:00am PST

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning may be shutting down in December, but developer Mythic plans to go out with a bang. Everyone who's ever had an account for the MMORPG (well, an account in good standing) is invited to return for the final month without paying a penny.

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Warhammer Online shutting down in December

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 18, 2013 3:00pm PDT

It feels rare for MMORPGs to shut down nowadays, not without trying free-to-play first anyway, but Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is for the chop. This December, after five-and-a-bit years online, the MMORPG based upon Games Workshop's tabletop wargame will shut down.

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Mythic Details "Re-Enlistment" Bonuses for Warhammer, Camelot, and Ultima Online

By Brian Leahy, Sep 30, 2010 11:00am PDT

In an effort to drive some re-subscriptions to its trio of MMORPG games, BioWare Mythic is running a 14-day "Return of the Legends Re-Enlistment...

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"Dark Age of Camelot is still one of the best PVP experiences out there, and I'm shocked that ..."

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BioWare Mythic Assumes Control of Warhammer Online in Europe

By Brian Leahy, Jul 08, 2010 11:20am PDT

BioWare Mythic, formerly EA Mythic, has taken over "publishing, operating and subscription service rights" to its MMORPG Warhammer Online: Age of...

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"I was so psyched for this MMO and enjoyed the beta and release version until I hit endgame. It ..."

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Warhammer Online Billing Issues Hit Users With Massive Overcharges

By Brian Leahy, Apr 09, 2010 3:40pm PDT

Some Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning subscribers are reporting that they have been billed over and over again during a single month in what...

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"They had billing issues during the release, after a couple of weeks everyone who had canceled ..."

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Warhammer Online Unveils 'Unlimited' Free Trial

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 06, 2009 9:41am PST

Warhammer Online developer Mythic Entertainment has introduced an unlimited free trial for its fantasy MMORPG to replace the previous ten-day trial...

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"I wish they had just waited 1 more year before releasing this game. It would have been polished ..."

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Orc Choppas, Dwarf Slayers Attack Warhammer Online

By Nick Breckon, Mar 17, 2009 1:04pm PDT

Mythic today announced that the Dwarf Slayer and Orc Choppa careers have gone live in Warhammer Online. Both classes are essentially...

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"I hope this patch fixes the end game. I took a Black Orc to 40 and the endgame sucked. Left for ..."

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Weekly PC Sales: Empire Total War Dominates, Warhammer Online Resurfaces

By Chris Faylor, Mar 17, 2009 9:54am PDT

Marketing research firm NPD has issued its weekly list of the ten best-selling PC games at United States retailers, this one covering the first...

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"Empire: Total War is showing that you can release a broken game that crashes within a few ..."

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Warhammer Online 10-day Trial Program Begins

By Nick Breckon, Mar 05, 2009 11:35am PST

Following in the footsteps of other MMOs, Mythic is now offering a free 10-day trial of its fantasy title Warhammer Online. The trial will...

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"If you want an invite or have an account that has been expired for 60 days and want 10 day free ..."

- VuduChild see all 15 comments

Warhammer Online Patch Adds New Careers

By Chris Faylor, Mar 03, 2009 12:54pm PST

Mythic Entertainment today kicked off its three-month long "live expansion" for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning with the 1.2 patch, which adds...

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"I like this game. However my class of choice all along as I was following development was the ..."

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Warhammer Online Dev Confirms Layoffs

By Nick Breckon, Feb 05, 2009 5:57pm PST

Following yesterday's rumor that indicated Warhammer Online developer Mythic had let go between 60-130 of its employees, company representatives...

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"I know $15 isn't considered much but personally I'd be much more willing to drop <$10 a month ..."

- samduhman see all 24 comments

Warhammer Online Subscribers Dwindle to 300,000 (Update: Rumors of New Mythic Layoffs)

By Nick Breckon, Feb 04, 2009 11:07am PST

Update: Joystiq is now reporting that "several well-placed sources" have confirmed a new round of Mythic layoffs, on the order of 60-130 employees....

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"Many friends of mine bought war and tried it out, then came Wotlk, so they went back..... thou ..."

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Warhammer Online 'Live Expansion' Announced, Brings Free Trial Version

By Chris Faylor, Jan 29, 2009 7:31am PST

Developer Mythic Entertainment has revealed its plans to bring free new features and content to Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (PC) between...

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"I'm still confident that Mythic can pull this game out of the fire. I really think that after ..."

- Ras668 see all 60 comments

Mythic Responds to Job Cut Rumors, Affirms Commitment to Warhammer Online

By Chris Faylor, Jan 20, 2009 10:59am PST

Following rumors that Warhammer Online developer Mythic Entertainment lost some staff in the latest round of cost-cutting measures for studio owner...

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"Anyone else feel like WAR was released way too early? It seems like they are still ironing out ..."

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