EVE Online player event burns an entire solar system
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EVE Online player event burns an entire solar system

The beautiful madness that epitomises EVE Online came to a head over the weekend as the Goonswarm-led Burn Jita event smashed through one of the most important trading hubs in the online universe – to CCP’s quiet delight. Jita is one of EVE Online’s most populated solar systems and a lynchpin of the world’s sprawling ... Read More»
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Warner releasing free-to-play Cartoon Universe this fall in US, hits UK in 2013
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Warner releasing free-to-play Cartoon Universe this fall in US, hits UK in 2013

Warner has announced the first title to be released out of WB Games Montréal will be the free-to-play, online game Cartoon Universe. The firm states the game will contain a “safe, social environment for young kids to go on adventures, solve puzzles and play games with their favourite Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo characters.” Players will ... Read More»
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BioWare switches SWTOR team around to create more PvP, end game content
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BioWare switches SWTOR team around to create more PvP, end game content

SWTOR lead designer Daniel Erickson has said the team at BioWare has realized how large the PvP community is, so it has “turned a huge amount of resources” towards creating more content. He also told RPS that more team members have been assigned to create end game content as players are approaching the current cap ... Read More»
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World of Warcraft item restoration service saves lost gear
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World of Warcraft item restoration service saves lost gear

Blizzard has launched an item restoration service for those who accidentally delete, sell, or ruin World of Warcraft equipment and items in their excitement over neatly organised inventories. Previously, players had to suffer through the support requests system to get their treasures restored, but now have the option to do an emergency recovery through Battle.net ... Read More»
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Lord of the Rings Online Anniversary extended through May 9
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Lord of the Rings Online Anniversary extended through May 9

Turbine has announced an extension to the ongoing anniversary festivities for Lord of the Rings Online’s fifth birthday. On the surface, the main draws are the fireworks, racing and bar brawls, but the celebration has also spawned a number of quests and bonuses which are well worth checking out – especially if you’re returning to ... Read More»
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Indie Game Shores of Hazeron Database Hacked
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Indie Game Shores of Hazeron Database Hacked

Gamesta.com receives some bad news from indie game Shores of Hazeron. The expansive strategy game with no boundaries detected an intrusion on April 20. Data might have been compromised... Read More»
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SWTOR – character transfer system hitting “in early summer”, new playable species teased
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SWTOR – character transfer system hitting “in early summer”, new playable species teased

BioWare has posted its weekly Community Q&A and in it, the firm teased new playable species coming to the MMO this year. The Achievement system will be updated, new spontaneous world events are in the works, and more Legacy rewards are on the way. However, those still wondering when they will be able to transfer ... Read More»
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City of Heroes turns eight, event kicks off next week
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City of Heroes turns eight, event kicks off next week

City of Heroes is turning eight, and Paragon is planning some festivities in celebration. In a new post on the MMO’s website, the team has teased an event which starts next week,  as well as a look back over the game’s history. The anniver... Read More»
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CCP plans to watch EVE players wage war while economy takes possible hit
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CCP plans to watch EVE players wage war while economy takes possible hit

CCP is looking forward to the Council of Stellar Management  assaulting the in-game economy’s center, the Jita trade hub, in which players plan to “Burn Jita” down as the 30-day ban on the former and controversial boss of the organization, Alexander “The Mittani” Gianturco ends. We don’t play EVE Online, and don’t really understand a lot of ... Read More»
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TERA head start begins today in Europe, tomorrow in US
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TERA head start begins today in Europe, tomorrow in US

Starting today, those who pre-ordered TERA in Europe can now log-in and get a head start on your non-pre-ordering brethren all the way to level 38. Those in the US who pre-ordered can start playing tomorrow. If you happened to participate in the open beta events, your character will transfer over. The MMO launches in ... Read More»
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Standard and deluxe digital editions of Guild Wars 2 temporarily sell-out
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Standard and deluxe digital editions of Guild Wars 2 temporarily sell-out

The standard and deluxe digital editions of Guild Wars 2 on the official store have sold out in North America, according to a statement posted on the game’s Facebook page. GameStop and Best Buy still have stock available. Those who purchased the game digitally were ensured a spot in the beta, which starts this weekend. NCsoft ... Read More»
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Disney veteran leading Rebel Entertainment’s social MMO team
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Disney veteran leading Rebel Entertainment’s social MMO team

The long-silent Rebel Entertainment has tipped its hand at last, revealing plans for an upcoming Facebook MMO. Mike Goslin, Disney Online’s former vice president of virtual world design, is now general manager of Rebel Entertainment, a relatively young studio formed by InterActiveCorp, parent company of CollegeHumor, Vimeo and Retrogamer, among others. Speaking to GamesIndustry, Goslin ... Read More»
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Dragon Quest X hits Wii in August, no Wii U date
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Dragon Quest X hits Wii in August, no Wii U date

Square Enix has unveiled Japanese launch plans and subscription prices for Dragon Quest X, the latest, MMO-like outing for Wii and Wii U. Andriasang reports Square Enix Japan has announced the RPG will arrive locally on August 2. Only the Wii version was mentioned, but as the Wii U itself is yet to be dated, ... Read More»
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Star Trek Online, Champions Online accounts unlawfully accessed
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Star Trek Online, Champions Online accounts unlawfully accessed

Cryptic Studios has asked all Star Trek Online and Champions Online account holders to check and reset their details after discovering an unauthorised intrustion. In an email sent to affected account holders – even those who registered and never followed through – Cryptic and Perfect World asked users to reset their passwords. More urgently, it ... Read More»
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Tera publisher explains European censorship, gore slider reinstated
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Tera publisher explains European censorship, gore slider reinstated

In response to a wave of fan criticism, Tera’s publisher Frogster Interactive has posted a response clarifying the changes that have been made for the games European release. As posted on the game’s forums, Frogster states that it is aware of the concerns and is taking these issues “very seriously”. Frogster’s community manager Raven apologised ... Read More»
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