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Titan's Death Leaves Questions About Blizzard's Plans

It was a dark day for massively multiplayer online (MMO) gamers out there when the news landed that Blizzard was poised to pull the plug on science fiction MMO title "Titan," a game that had been in the making for...

Sunset in Azeroth: Will "Warlords of Draenor" Improve World of Warcraft's Fortunes?

I've mentioned it before, but I was once a “World of Warcraft” player not so long ago. More on that later for those not already familiar with the tale, but having been in and left the game, I understand something...

MMOs and Xbox One Making an Increasingly Great Team

For anyone who's ever played an MMO, there's certainly an appeal there. Teaming up with friends, teaming up with people you've never even met, and going out to conquer worlds or just blow up large portions of them certainly has...

Are Steam Sales Doing More Harm Than Good?

Just yesterday we noted some big impact for Steam, and noted how it was drawing in a whole lot of gaming fans from all around the world with incredible bargains released on a fairly regular basis. But one point being...

E-Sports Gets Another Boost With Planetside 2 in South Korea

The field of e-sports is one to watch, that's for sure, and it just got a little extra boost--at least, in South Korea--as the country will see the debut of Planetside 2 in a cooperative effort between Sony Online Entertainment...

Why Is World of Warcraft Losing Subscribers?

That's a profoundly loaded question right there, and the newest numbers bear it out. Reports suggest that World of Warcraft's subscriber count has been on a downhill slope for some time, going down from 7.7 million subscribers in August to...

Why The Elder Scrolls Online May Mean Trouble For Sony

It's a strange thought, to consider that a game that so many are looking forward to may ultimately mean trouble, but in this case—as is so often the case—it's not necessarily the one point in isolation but rather the impact...

Digital Delivery And The Summer Sales Numbers

When it comes to the video game market, we appear to be on the cusp of something very big. A sea change, really, in the way that video games reach our systems and how we interact with same. It was...

MMOs Set To Make A Huge Mark In Consoles

Recently, we took a look at the concept of open world gaming, and showed that there was quite a bit in the field poised to make its way toward the market. At the time, we noted that this was an...

The Defiance TV Show / Game Link Gets New Life

Not so long ago, I tackled the world of Defiance right here, and generally, found myself happy to do so. This unusual, console-based MMO was surprisingly entertaining, and the connection to the TV series certainly didn't hurt. But now, there's...

How Do You Follow World Of Warcraft?

At one point, it was earning more than some small countries did in an entire year. It also had a population that, had it been a real country, would have allowed it a seat at the U.N. I'm talking here...

Can Gaming Make The Jump To Television?

An interesting new phenomenon is shaping up as far as gaming goes, and that's with games making a jump to television. But the trend is growing thanks to some recent new reports that make a new game headed for television.Recently,...

A Little Time On The New Earth Of Defiance

I finally got a shot at Defiance just recently--it was Spring Break for many of the area high schools, so that played utter hob with game rentals--but I was certainly looking forward to trying what was being described as a...

How The Digital Omnivore Is Changing Gaming

One interesting thing I spotted today was a new report from Deloitte, its "State of the Media Democracy" report. It was the seventh such report to emerge, and it had plenty of exciting information for just about every sector of...

Early Word On The Elder Scrolls Online Suggests Exciting Possibilities

Recently, some early reports started slipping out about The Elder Scrolls Online, the first MMO from Zenimax using the Elder Scrolls world as its backdrop. What's coming out around this title certainly bodes well for players, but the universal question...

DayZ Looking A Lot More MMO These Days

There's some interesting news about the DayZ conversion to more of a full-MMO model, which is at last report still on track to launch sometime by the end of the year, though there's some room for interpretation on that front....

Three Things I'm Thankful For In Gaming

With Thanksgiving in its closing hours, and some of the Black Friday sales already kicking in, I figured it would be a good time to settle in and write a little something I'm thankful for in gaming. There's a lot...

Can Guild Wars 2 Compete Against World of Warcraft?

Most any time a new MMO comes out, one of the first questions that's inevitably asked is, "Can it play against World of Warcraft?". The reason that question is as inevitable as it is, of course, is because pretty much...

Wargaming.Net Makes Bigworld Buy--Several MMOs In The Works?

The word of late seems to be MMO, as the folks at Wargaming.net have made a substantial purpose recent in the form of Bigworld. Wargaming.net picked up Bigworld for $45 million, but it's what they might be looking to do...

Is Microsoft Plotting MMO Entry?

Unexpected bit of news--and it's extremely early-stage stuff, so expect speculation to be rampant on this one--as Microsoft puts in a trademark on the name "Galactic Reign". What is Galactic Reign? What does it mean? And does it mark a...

The War Z Takes A Lot of New Ground In Under A Day

Some interesting news has emerged around The War Z, which we talked about here not too long ago. This interesting little slice of zombie apocalypse intermingled with MMO gameplay has brought some equally interesting statistics along with it. First is...

The War Z MMO Lands On Our PCs Soon

One thing I've often said, for years actually, is that there should be more zombie games out there. There's so much room for zombie games to happen in the first place--why on earth not bring them into play? Zombie shooters,...

The Secret World Launches Tomorrow, Funcom's CEO Launches A New Career

One of the most anticipated MMO titles in some time, The Secret World, is set to make its official launch in a matter of hours. But even as developer Funcom is poised to launch a big title, Funcom's CEO will...

Part Game, Part TV Show--All Defiance

Watching tonight's episode of G4's X-Play--got to love that free preview on Dish Network--showed me an interesting concept tonight; Defiance. While a game generally isn't defined as an "interesting concept", it's the supporting marketing behind this one that's got my...