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Jagex digs in and details Block N Load

By John Gaudiosi, Dec 12, 2014 12:30pm PST

The studio behind RuneScape has created a spiritual successor to Ace of Spades.


Chronicle: RuneScape Legends Detailed By Jagex

By John Gaudiosi, Nov 09, 2014 9:00am PST

RuneScape enters the collectible card game (CCG) space with the cross-platform Chronicle: RuneScape Legends.


Runescape Developer Mark Ogilvie Discusses Lost City Of the Elves Expansion

By John Gaudiosi, Oct 02, 2014 11:45am PDT

The Jagex design director explains what’s new in the fantasy game in this exclusive interview.


Transformers Universe rolls out open beta

By Steve Watts, Jul 03, 2014 6:23am PDT

Transformers Universe is opening its beta period this weekend, and ringing in the event with double XP, prizes, and a live stream.


"Transformers Universe, the free-to-play third-person MOB... {closes tab}"

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Transformers Universe opens Founders program

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Transformers Universe has opened its Founders program, offering tiers of packages with pre-paid season pass time, relics, and founders titles and avatars.


"I'm a huge sucker for anything Transformers my only question is will there be servers for Asia? "

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Transformers Universe is a CCG in disguise

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2014 7:00am PDT

Transformers Universe rebranded itself as a "MOTA" two months ago, and we've finally gotten a better idea of what exactly that means.


Transformers Universe MMO now a 'MOTA'

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 07, 2014 8:10am PST

Jagex first announced its licensed MMO Transformers Universe in 2011, but hasn't really had much to say about it since. Will a summer launch planned, the Runescape creator has finally opened up a little to reveal that, well, it may not even be an MMO. Jagex has coined the ge...


RuneScape farmed gold drops 81% after official gold sales added

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 29, 2013 9:30am PDT

Ooh, those gold farmers, how they infuriate MMORPG players so! The way to combat them seems pretty clear, though: add an official way to buy gold. Jagex has reported an 81% drop in the amount of farmed gold floating around its free-to-play RuneScape in the month since it add...


RuneScape announces 'Pay-through-Play' plan

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2013 9:00am PDT

RuneScape developer Jagex has announced a new "Pay-through-Play" model for the long-running MMO, letting players buy "Bonds" that can be traded and spent on premium content.


"There are a number of Runescape streams on Twitch. I had completely forgotten about the game and ..."

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Transformers Universe team suffers layoffs

By Steve Watts, Jul 01, 2013 3:00pm PDT

The team behind Transformers Universe has been hit with layoffs. Jagex says it won't "adversely impact" the game, but a source claims that hitting the release target is putting pressure on the company.


RuneScape 3 going to mobile, smart TVs

By Steve Watts, May 06, 2013 1:00pm PDT

RuneScape 3 will run on mobile devices as early as this fall, and on smart TVs sometime in the near future, according to publisher Jagex.


RuneScape 3 announced

By Steve Watts, Mar 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Jagex announced RuneScape 3 today, a new edition of its free-to-play adventure series that lets players influence the world more directly.


"RuneScape 2 ended up just being called RuneScape... released as the latest update I guess you ..."

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Build-o-FPS Ace of Spades launches next week

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 06, 2012 10:10am PST

Toss Minecraft and Team Fortress 2 into a blender and you'll come out with a horrible jagged mess of bits which could take your eye out. Draw influences from those games, however, and you may come out with something like build-o-destroy-a-FPS Ace of Spades, which publisher J...


Jagex closing MMO 8realms, reportedly cutting jobs

By Steve Watts, May 29, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Jagex has announced it is shutting down 8realms, and sources say this means layoffs are coming to the company.


Transformers Universe MMO: first-look

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 12, 2011 6:15pm PDT

Shacknews received an early look at the upcoming Transformers Universe MMO, before its forthcoming New York Comic Con presentation. These exclusive screens show off the "graphical style and direction" of the upcoming MMO.


"I like the art style. The look of the 'robot' is decent, BUT facially, I think it looks more ..."

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