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Microsoft Finds Some Success With "Happy Wars" F2P

After Sony found some success in the free-to-play model (EVE Online: Dust 514, the plethora of games in PlayStation Home) it would seem like a no-brainer that Microsoft would dip their feet into this popular form of gaming. Teaming up with Toylogic (who helped out on Super Smash Bros. Brawl) the big M’s first foray into F2P-modeled gaming has come to fruition in Happy Wars.

The basis of Happy Wars is fairly simply: a tower-defense war between two parties of fifteen online gamers takes place on a field. The first one to infiltrate the enemies’ castle and smash apart their totem-poled Big Tower wins the battle. Of course it’s not that easy; you simply cannot just mosey into the castle and take the win.

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Secret World Dev Hit With Layoffs…Already

Funcom, the developer of June 19, 2012 released MMO, The  The Secret World, has started laying off a number of staff members. Due to “expected lower initial revenues” from the game, the company has made the announcement that it will begin a “reduction of operating costs” which includes “temporary layoffs as well as other initiatives.” The […]

Forge…Another MMO Claiming To Be Different Than the Rest

How many times has an upcoming MMO claimed to do something different than its predecessors? If your answer is “too many to count”, then you’re absolutely correct. Forge is an online mmo that blends elements of PvP and FPS and promises to bring most of what players love like progressive stats and special abilities, while […]

Star Wars: The old Republic Announces Free to Play Option This Fall

I’ve always said that the sure fire way to spot the decline of an mmo’s popularity is when it transitions from subscription to free to play. That is almost always followed by the shutdown of the game…not ALWAYS, but ALMOST always. Seeing as Star Wars: The Old Republic is one of the best mmo games I’ve played, […]

Marvel Heroes MMO OTW (On The Way)

I’ve been pretty excited about the prospect of an online Marvel Universe for a LONG TIME. DC gave us one over a year ago, which I’ve enjoyed on and off, but I’ve always been a Marvel guy at heart and it’s about time all of us Marvel fans are satisfied! I love that Gazillion Entertainment’s Marvel […]

Star Wars: The Old Republic 1.3 Update Preview

  Bioware is at it again. All of you SWTOR lovers, look forward to another update, bringing more game enhancements! Update 1.3 is on the way and with it comes a feature I’ve been hoping for since I’ve began higher level raiding, which is the group finder. I think it was a welcomed addition in […]

Details Revealed On Marvel Universe

We’ve finally got more news about the Marvel Universe MMO…and all I can say is IT’S ABOUT TIME! The game is being developed by Secret Identity, a team specifically created to make this MMO. Here’s the the shocker…the game will be free-to-play. The primary and initial antagonist will be Dr. Doom. Players will be able […]

World of Starcraft…Dare We To Dream?

So many gamers are hoping that Blizzard has a Starcraft mmo in the works. I am definitely one of them. Thanks to some skillful fans and Starcraft II mods, we FINALLY get a look at what happens when Starcraft II meets World of Warcraft. Sit back and enjoy! World of Starcraft Pre-Alpha Trailer – Watch […]

DC Universe Online Beta Ending With Epic Battles

The DC Universe Online beta ends tonight, but participants are getting more than just a “Thanks for testing. See ya in final release.” as well as server and character wipes. Before the release of one of the most anticipated mmorpg’s on January 11, Sony is sending the beta testers off with epic battles galore. Players […]

Blizzard’s Next MMORPG Rumored To Be Titan(-ic)

Rumors have been circulating around the internet about Blizzard’s new project call “Titan”, which is their follow-up to World of Warcraft. “It’s our next gen MMO and we’ve only started talking about it in a limited fashion because we want to leverage the fact that we’re working on something like that for the purpose of […]