EA stock drops 3% after analyst expresses doubts on SWTOR
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EA stock drops 3% after analyst expresses doubts on SWTOR

Investors have been scared away from EA by an analyst’s prediction that Star Wars: The Old republic won’t live up to prior expectations. Brean Murray Carret & Co issued a note to investors on Thursday morning, slashing its price target on EA stock from $22 to $28. Analyst Todd Mitchell said he had “creeping concerns” ... Read More»
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EVE Online spawns third dev team, CCP details next patch
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EVE Online spawns third dev team, CCP details next patch

The next EVE Online update drops next week, and addresses a number of small annoyances. In a new EVE Insider post, CCP Soundwave revealed that Team Best Friends Forever and Team Pink Zombie Kittens had been disbanded due to an influx of members resulting in groups too large to manage effectively. Three teams were formed ... Read More»
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Watch 30 seconds of DUST 514 footage
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Watch 30 seconds of DUST 514 footage

Yes, it’s true – we’re so desperate for a look at EVE Online tie-in shooter Dust 514 that we’re willing to get excited over half a minute of future. The massively multiplayer shooter, which will both affect and be effected by events in EVE Online, is featured in a new episode of PlayStation Pulse, embedded ... Read More»
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Aion Free-to-Play preparations underway
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Aion Free-to-Play preparations underway

Head on over to the Aion Free-to-Play website, and you can pre-load the new client, sign up for the beta, and study up and what you’ll need to do to transition your account smoothly to Gameforge’s new servers. The MMORPG’s European servers make the switch in February, but in the US, the game remains subscription-based. ... Read More»
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GamesEyeView Podcast Episode 13
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GamesEyeView Podcast Episode 13

In this week’s GamesEyeView podcast, we’re looking into the future at the two games that we’re most excited to play in 2012 – Bioshock: Infinite and Mass Effect 3. We also talk about the news that Diablo III is coming to consoles after all, the settlement between Interplay and Bethesda over the Fallout IP (most ... Read More»
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Bioware patches SWTOR  PvP exploit, warns those who used it
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Bioware patches SWTOR PvP exploit, warns those who used it

A PvP exploit was brought to the attention of Bioware with SWTOR Update 1.1 forced the developer to issue an emergency fix today, along with a stern warning to players who used the exploit to their advantage. According to an official post on the matter, the exploit in Update 1.1 allowed users to spawn and ... Read More»
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Trion Worlds raises $85 million in latest round of funding
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Trion Worlds raises $85 million in latest round of funding

Trion Worlds has announced it’s raised $85 million in a round of funding to help aid the firm’s expansion into Asia and further fund its development efforts. According to a Reuters report, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, based out of Canada, led the funding with Bertelsmann, a European media conglomerate, also investing. Since its inception ... Read More»
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DDO’s first expansion since going F2P delves into the Underdark
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DDO’s first expansion since going F2P delves into the Underdark

Turbine has announced the first expansion for Dungeon and Dragons Online since going free-to-play in 2009, and it will take players into the amazing world of the Forgotten Realms. The expansion, Menace of the Underdark, will take players into the subterranean world of the Underdark, where they will com face-to-face with the Drow and their ... Read More»
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LotR Online ‘pay to win’ items to “create solutions” for newbs
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LotR Online ‘pay to win’ items to “create solutions” for newbs

New, performance-enhancing premium items added to the Lord of the Rings Online store are there to help out new players, Turbine has explained. “We have a lot of different players in the game. Lower level players are telling us that they are having difficulty obtaining good gear,” communications director Adam Mersky told Gamefront. “This is ... Read More»
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Bioware: Rise of the Rakghouls will “show everyone how serious we are” about SWTOR
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Bioware: Rise of the Rakghouls will “show everyone how serious we are” about SWTOR

Bioware has released Update 1.1 for Star Wars: The Old Republic, Rise of the Rakghouls, which the game’s director said will “show everyone how serious we are about expanding” the game’s universe. Speaking in a design note on the game’s official website, Jame Ohlen said the update was just the first in a series of ... Read More»
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It’s Illuminati Week For The Secret World
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It’s Illuminati Week For The Secret World

AggroGamer: “Okay, so The Secret World’s Illuminati week was actually last week. It just seems that the Illuminati wanted to slip a bit of info out there during CES to try and keep it a little hidden. Or at least that is how I am going to take it just to get a little more ... Read More»
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WoW update 4.3 last major content drop before Pandaria
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WoW update 4.3 last major content drop before Pandaria

Blizzard’s said World of Warcraft’s just-released update 4.3 will be the last before the launch of the MMO’s next expansion, Mists of Pandaria. Lead quest designer Dave Kosak told Videogamer the recent update is “the climax” of the game’s content run for Cataclysm. “4.3 is definitely the climax of Cataclysm, so there’s no more Cataclysm ... Read More»
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PSA: Star Trek Online free to play today
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PSA: Star Trek Online free to play today

It’s a happy day for those long on space-faring dreams but short on cash, as Cryptic has completed the transition of Star Trek Online from subscription to free to play. You can jump on board and have access to the whole game, although premium subs still exist for those who want to play multiple alts ... Read More»
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EVE Online CSM minutes outline new security, engineering teams
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EVE Online CSM minutes outline new security, engineering teams

EVE Online’s player advocate group, the Council of Stellar Management, has released the minutes of its December meeting with CCP, revealing a number of interesting snippets about the MMOs ongoing development and management. During the meeting, CCP stressed that one of its priorities is to deliver content appropriate to varying degrees of experience, so that ... Read More»
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Marvel Heroes to use Unreal Engine 3
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Marvel Heroes to use Unreal Engine 3

Gazillion has licensed Unreal Engine 3 for its upcoming MMO, Marvel Heroes. According to studio director Jeff Lind, the choice of tech comes down to the engine’s flexible actor components, which have enabled “all kinds of customisations”, while other representatives praised the lighting and quick import of pre-existing assets. Epic seems pretty chuffed about it, ... Read More»
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