Lord of the Rings Online ‘Helm’s Deep’ Beta Test Begins
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Lord of the Rings Online ‘Helm’s Deep’ Beta Test Begins

Turbine has announced that invites for Lord of the Rings Online‘s Helm’s Deep closed beta are now being sent out. “Invites have already been sent, so make sure you check your spam filters,” the developer posted on Facebook. Turbine also confirmed that VIP players will receive compensation for the game’s unexpected downtime last weekend. “For ... Read More»
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Infinite Crisis Founders packs Are Now Available
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Infinite Crisis Founders packs Are Now Available

Fancy playing Turbine’s DC Universe MOBA right now? Well all you have to do is purchase one of the recently released Founders packages. The packages come in three flavors and each contain immediate access to the game’s closed beta. The packages include: Basic — £14.99/$19.99 Immediate access to the Closed Beta including both Gotham Heights ... Read More»
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DDO: Shadowfell Conspiracy to launch this summer
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DDO: Shadowfell Conspiracy to launch this summer

Warner and Turbine have announced Shadowfell Conspiracy, the second expansion to Dungeons & Dragons Online, will release this summer. Set in the Forgotten Realms, the free-to-play MMO will be getting an increased level cap, new Iconic Heroes and plenty more. Here’s what’s coming: Two New Forgotten Realms Adventure Packs — Featuring new wilderness areas with ... Read More»
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LOTRO servers back online, Turbine to compensate Premium and VIPs for downtime
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LOTRO servers back online, Turbine to compensate Premium and VIPs for downtime

The LOTRO servers are back online after a longer than planned scheduled maintenance. To compensate players for the downtime, Turbine is giving all Premium and VIP players who have logged into their account in last 30 Days – as of 6:00am EST on February 14 – 250 Turbine points. All VIP players who have logged ... Read More»
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LOTRO – housing revamp, western Rohan, “significant changes” to classes coming in 2013
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LOTRO – housing revamp, western Rohan, “significant changes” to classes coming in 2013

Future plans for Lord of the Rings Online have been outlined in a new prouder’s letter on the official webiste. Written by the MMO’s producer, Kate Paiz said one of Turbine’s goals for the game in 2013 is a housing revamp, and more exploration of Rohan, particularly in the western region. An area in western ... Read More»
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Asheron’s Call 2 resurrected
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Asheron’s Call 2 resurrected

Turbine has announced that Asheron’s Call 2 is back on a new server call Dawnsong, free for Asheron’s Call paid subscribers. Asheron’s Call 2 came out in 2002 and has been shut down since 2005. The announcement comes on the Turbine forum courtesy of Joystiq, and states, “Asheron’s Call 2 has returned! We have opened ... Read More»
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Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan content delayed
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Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan content delayed

Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan, the latest MMO expansion from developer Turbine may be out now, but it is still missing much of its content. The studio has confirmed that several instance clusters will be delayed into February 2013. Get the details below. Over on the game’s official forum, Turbine community manager ... Read More»
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Turbine hit with unspecified number of lay-offs due to restructuring at Warner Bros.
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Turbine hit with unspecified number of lay-offs due to restructuring at Warner Bros.

Turbine’s workforce has been cut as a result of restructuring at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, according to The Boston Globe. A statement given to the new outlet from Warner spokesperson Remi Skylar reads as follows: “As part of the continual review of our business operations and fluctuating market conditions, we have had to make reductions ... Read More»
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Turbine hires on Ken Rolston as its director of design
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Turbine hires on Ken Rolston as its director of design

Lord of the Rings Online and DDO developer Turbine has hired industry veteran Ken Rolston as its director of design. Rolston has over a decade of lead designer experience, with a resume that includes the Elder Scrolls franchise and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning from 38 Studios. “Ken will lead the vision and the implementation of ... Read More»
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LOTRO: Riders of Rohan expansion launches today
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LOTRO: Riders of Rohan expansion launches today

Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan is the latest expansion to Turbine’s MMO, and it’s available from today. Check out what the pack involves below. You can buy the pack online over at the Lord of the Rings Online site, starting at $39.99 for the base pack, or go for a higher tier ... Read More»
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Turbine being sued for patent infringement by Ontario-based firm
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Turbine being sued for patent infringement by Ontario-based firm

Turbine is being sued by Ontario-based web services company Treehouse for patent infringement. The firm claims the Warner-owned studio uses its software for collecting real-time data on user choices in both D&D Online and Lord of the Rings Online. Treehouse claims Turbine’s MMOs “tally the number of times the selected character attribute(s) have been selected ... Read More»
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LOTRO: Riders of Rohan landscape screens prep you for mounted combat
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LOTRO: Riders of Rohan landscape screens prep you for mounted combat

Riders of Rohan, the mounted combat expansion to Lord of the Rings Online, launches on Monday, and to celebrate the release, Turbine has sent over quite a few landscape shots. Enjoy. ... Read More»
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LOTRO: Riders of Rohan screenshots show very bad men and monsters
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LOTRO: Riders of Rohan screenshots show very bad men and monsters

Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan screenshots landed in our inbox this morning, and we thought we’d share them with you. Each shows new landscape creatures and troops from the three major factions that are running rampant over the plains of Rohan: the White Hand, Mordor and the Easterlings. Uruk-hai, Goblins, and the ... Read More»
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Lord of the Rings Online’s Treasure Hunt is back, time for more Cave-claw hugging
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Lord of the Rings Online’s Treasure Hunt is back, time for more Cave-claw hugging

Lord of the Rings Online’s Treasure Hunt is back, so if you missed out on hugging all the Cave-claws needed on your list, you’re in luck. Players will also be digging for all sorts of cosmetics, a mount, and emotes. New rewards are available this time out as well, as noted in the latest release ... Read More»
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Delve into the Underdark with theses new DDO screenshots
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Delve into the Underdark with theses new DDO screenshots

Turbine has released a set of screenshots from Dungeon & Dragons Online: Menace of the Underdark. The set features a look at two new quests, and as well as showcasing the “city of portals” Sschyndrylin, which is a trading hub in the Underdark located miles beneath the King’s Forest. Menace of the Underdark, DDO’s first ... Read More»
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