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Family Guy Online character creator open today

By Steve Watts, Jul 20, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Fox shares more details on the Family Guy Online MMO, and opens up the character creator for users to test out.

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"Nananana. Bird. Bird. Bird. Bird. Don't you know the bird is the word. Bird. Bird"

- Regim see all 42 comments

Age of Conan now free-to-play, 'Unchained'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 01, 2011 6:45am PDT

Funcom's barbaric MMORPG is now free to download and play, letting you venture into the violent Hyborian Age without paying a penny.

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"let me guess, its free, but it will be micro transactions out the ass unless you want everything ..."

- rtrson see all 23 comments

SOE 'Station Access' relaunched cheaper as 'All Access'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 29, 2011 7:15am PDT

SOE's 'Station Access' subscription granting membership to multiple MMOs is relaunching as 'All Access,' with $10 knocked off the monthly price.

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"Anyone else quote 'The Fifth Element' when they saw this news story?"

- hypn0t1c see all 10 comments

Report: Chinese prisoners 'forced' to farm gold

By Alice O'Connor, May 26, 2011 6:00am PDT

Inmates at a China prison were "forced" to farm gold in MMOs, a British newspaper has reported. The dark side of gold farming is hardly a secret, but it's surprising to hear it practised in such a way.

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"In Venezuela prisoners would happily trade places with them, being the choices: playing video ..."

- davidc02 see all 57 comments

DC Universe Online servers being merged

By Xav de Matos, May 02, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has revealed that it will merge servers for its super-powered MMO, DC Universe Online. A single server will remain for PC users in the U.S. and one for PS3 players. Europe will also see a merge.

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"I don't know personally, but I believe it should seeing as the City of Heroes' location is ..."

- DedlokPM see all 39 comments

The Mummy Movies Inspire Free-to-Play MMO

By Chris Faylor, Jun 04, 2010 11:30am PDT

After announcing a free-to-play web-based Battlestar Galactica MMO earlier this year, Universal Partnerships & Licensing and Bigpoint have...

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"All they'd have to do is clone Diablo 2's Act 2 and they'd be golden."

- Josh1286 see all 9 comments

Marvel Super Hero Squad Online Unveiled

By Chris Faylor, May 13, 2010 2:30pm PDT

Having signed a ten-year MMO licensing agreement with comic book maker Marvel back in March 2009, publisher Gazillion has now unveiled some details...

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"I would pay money just to see that midget in the Wolverine costume start slashing people to shreds."

- Hemtroll see all 5 comments

Final Fantasy 14 Video Shows "Life in Eorzea"

By Brian Leahy, Mar 31, 2010 12:20pm PDT

Okay, so it's entirely in Japanese and I don't understand anything that's going on in this video, but it's over two minutes of in-game footage from Square Enix's upcoming MMORPG, Final Fantasy XIV. Fi

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"Looks like FFXI...I think I'll wait for SWTOR before I betray my oath to never play a MMORPG ..."

- dastly75 see all 29 comments

Need for Speed MMO Launching Summer 2010, Closed English Beta Now Underway

By Chris Faylor, Mar 16, 2010 7:46am PDT

Black Box's free-to-play massively multiplayer racer Need for Speed Online (PC) is no

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"I hope you start with a mid 80's olds. Work your way up from that!"

- Ishtacka see all 30 comments

Battlestar Galactica MMO Announced

By Chris Faylor, Mar 09, 2010 11:28am PST

A massively multiplayer game based off popular science fiction television series Battlestar Galactica is due to launch this fall, license holder...

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"I wonder who's going to be playing it... Movie - SW rip. TV Show - Cancelled. There's no ..."

- st4rdog see all 26 comments

New Star Trek Online Raids Detailed

By Chris Faylor, Mar 04, 2010 9:50am PST

It seems that Star Trek Online is to continue going where no man has gone before, as developer Cryptic and pu

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"when I read "raids" I expected to see some news from Starfleet Dental"

- MamiyaOtaru see all 10 comments

Gods & Heroes MMO Revived by Heatwave

By Chris Faylor, Feb 22, 2010 9:10am PST

After being put on "indefinite hold" by defunct developer Perpetual in October 2007, mythological MMO Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising has now been...

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"Asheron's call is 10 times the game WoW is or will ever be. The Story line in AC beats any mmo ..."

- Azaziel see all 16 comments

City of Heroes Getting 'Ultra Mode' Graphics in April

By Chris Faylor, Feb 10, 2010 12:40pm PST

A visual update to NCsoft's 2004 PC MMO City of Heroes will be available when the game's "Issue 17 - Dark Mirror" update arrives in April, the...

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"I'd have to remember what server that is. The majority of my alts are on Triumph right now. I ..."

- Sylvanus see all 12 comments

LEGO Universe Beta Signups Open

By Chris Faylor, Feb 09, 2010 7:50am PST

Developer NetDevil has opened beta registration for LEGO Universe (PC), providing the opportunity to help test the block-buster MMO before it...

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"Thanks for signing up for our beta testing. Your registration has been successfully saved. If ..."

- king_darius see all 26 comments

Red 5 Confirms Layoffs, Reorganization

By Chris Faylor, Jan 27, 2010 2:50pm PST

Founded by World of Warcraft veterans in 2005, long-silent MMO developer Red 5 Studios today confirmed that it has been forced to lay off some of...

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"this is why i always laugh at "former blizzard developers" or "warcraft veterans"... without ..."

- razoric see all 4 comments