Turbine News


Infinite Crisis will shut down in August

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 02, 2015 9:27am PDT

In a move that has shocked the game's player base (and likely its developers), Warner Bros. has announced that the DC Comics-based MOBA, Infinite Crisis, will shut down in August, less than six months after its official launch.


"If we're considering that the launch date was March 26, that's almost a definite yes."

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Opinion: How Heroes of the Storm and Infinite Crisis Shakes Up the MOBA World

By Nathaniel Hohl, Jan 30, 2015 1:00pm PST

Despite (or perhaps because of) their popularity, Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games like League of Legends and DOTA 2 have gained a reputation for being difficult to learn, which is exacerbated by an often toxic player community. However, Heroes of the S...


"Just got the Beta thanks to Shacknews key giveaway. I'm normally not a MOBA player due to many ..."

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Infinite Crisis deploys largest update yet with two more Champions

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 24, 2014 11:25am PDT

Infinite Crisis is getting a major overhaul with the September update. On top of revamping the interface and upping the game's graphic performance, it's also getting two new Champions in the form of Nightmare Robin and Atomic Joker.


Infinite Crisis unlocks all Champions for a week

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 08, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Infinite Crisis, the free-to-play DC multiverse MOBA, is monetized much like League of Legends. But for one week, every character will be unlocked.


Nightmare Superman haunts Infinite Crisis

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 29, 2014 10:00am PDT

What happens when the Phantom Zone encompasses and exterminates Metropolis? You get a twisted variant of Superman called Nightmare Superman. The Phantom Zone'd Man of Steel is the newest character to hit Infinite Crisis.


Infinite Crisis enters open beta

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 15, 2014 11:00am PDT

Warner Bros. and Turbine's MOBA based on the DC Comics Multiverse, Infinite Crisis, is now in open beta.


Infinite Crisis open beta begins March 14

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2014 6:40am PST

The DC Comics-based MOBA, Infinite Crisis, will begin its open beta on March 14 with three new characters. Shacknews got to go hands-on with Turbine's game and try out the upcoming new map, Gotham Divided.


Lord of the Rings Online 'Helm's Deep' expansion delayed

By Steve Watts, Nov 18, 2013 5:15pm PST

The Helm's Deep expansion for LotRO has been temporarily delayed, after a power outage at Turbine's main data center made the studio work to restore the existing content.


The Lord of the Rings: Helm's Deep rides out November 18

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 12, 2013 10:00am PDT

It's taken over six years, but one of those iconic The Lord of the Rings moments players have longed for has almost arrived in LotR Online. The Battle of the Hornburg (also known as That Big Cool Siege At The End Of The Second Film) is coming in its Helm's Deep expansion, wh...


"More like YOU lose nerd points because the minas tirith seige was filmed in the exact same spot."

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Infinite Crisis selling beta access in Founders Program

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 01, 2013 10:15am PDT

"Bif! Bam! Pow!" I'm obligated to say in a story pertaining to superheroes. If you want to get in on Zam!ing and Kerblam!ing DC heroes and villains in Turbine's free-to-play Dote 'em up Infinite Crisis, you can now cough up $20--or more--to become a Founder, scoring closed b...


Infinite Crisis closed beta starts May 8

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2013 3:15pm PDT

Infinite Crisis, the MOBA based on the DC universe, will go into closed beta on May 8.


Lord of the Rings Online: Helm's Deep expansion announced

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 24, 2013 9:45am PDT

I did like that bit in the Lord of the Rings movies when they finally stopped walking about and had a big fight. That was fun. The Battle of the Hornburg will finally come to The Lord of the Rings Online as "the most massive conflict yet" with the 'Helm's Deep' expansion. An...


DC Comics MOBA 'Infinite Crisis' announced

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2013 7:30am PDT

Yes, yes, you may be sick of all the games in the MOBA gold rush chasing the success of Dota 2 and League of Legends, but if I were to say you could play as Batman in one, wouldn't part of you be a little bit excited beneath the bewilderment? Well, you'll be able to in Infin...


"His ult should be robin sliding down a pole that appears out of nowhere right before they do ..."

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Asheron's Call 2 resurrected

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 14, 2012 8:15am PST

Ho ho ho! And what does Santa Alice have in her sack for you this year? She's been watching you all year and knows exactly what you want and deserve: for Turbine to resurrect Asheron's Call 2 seven years after its MMORPG shut down. Shh, shh, don't say a thing, sweet one. San...


"Graphically, it's surprisingly good. The animations however, are very bad. And the ..."

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LOTRO 'Riders of Rohan' expansion coming September 5

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Lord of the Rings Online is getting its fourth major expansion, the Riders of Rohan, on September 5. Pre-purchasing the expansion nets you a few special perks and baubles.


"I don't think they did because they wouldn't change the engine going free to play"

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