MMORPGs archive

  • Runescape 3 MMORPG coming to iPad in time, will work on some Android devices from 22 July launch
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    Runescape 3 MMORPG coming to iPad in time, will work on some Android devices from 22 July launch

    By 5 July 2013

    Runescape 3 is coming 22 July to web browsers and represents a huge update in the popular massively multiplayer role-playing game series. The new technology used will enhance almost every aspect of the game, including the 3D graphics, draw distance,...

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic /getdown exploit brings invincibility while you boogie (video)
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    Star Wars: The Old Republic /getdown exploit brings invincibility while you boogie (video)

    By 4 January 2012

    Since its launch, Star Wars: The Old Republic has thrown up a few issues, with Bioware even going to the extent of warning and then banning players for exploiting bugs in the system in its first month. Now though, it seems the developer of the massively...

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic officially launches - early copies snaffled by fans
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    Star Wars: The Old Republic officially launches - early copies snaffled by fans

    By 15 December 2011

    Professional Ewok and star of BBC comedy Life's Too Short, Warwick Davis, was on hand last night to help launch the much anticipated massively multiplayer online game Star Wars: The Old Republic. Sitting amongst the famed 501st Stormtroopers, Darth Vader...

  • Star Wars Galaxies shutting down 15 December
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    Star Wars Galaxies shutting down 15 December

    By 27 June 2011

    LucasArts and Sony Online Entertainment has confirmed that the MMORPG Star Wars Galaxies is to close on 15 December, ending more than 8 years of online gameplay. The announcement came via emails to current subscribers of the game, of which there was estimated...

  • VIDEO: Star Wars - The Old Republic MMORPG features revealed
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    VIDEO: Star Wars - The Old Republic MMORPG features revealed

    By 14 May 2010

    Just how cool is this MMORPG looking? Especially the bit where all the Sith lightsabers come on in the dark... In Star Wars geek speak, that's awesome! We're also excited by lead writer Daniel Erickson's comment that the full street edition of the game...

  • First videos of WoW: Catacylsm released
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    First videos of WoW: Catacylsm released

    By 7 May 2010

    Here's some exciting news for subscribers and former subscribers of Blizzard's monster-hit MMO, World of Warcraft. The first videos of the forthcoming "Cataclysm" expansion have appeared, showing of the changes that are to be made to human capital Stormwind...

  • South Korea bans videogames after midnight
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    South Korea bans videogames after midnight

    By 13 April 2010

    South Korea has announced a series of policies that attempt to curb the growing problem of videogame addiction that the country is facing. A series of recent incidents have caused media outrage in the country's cities, which have some of the most videogame-friendly...

  • Singapore teens play MMOs 27 hours each week
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    Singapore teens play MMOs 27 hours each week

    By 8 October 2009

    A 3-year study in Singapore has discovered that the average primary and secondary school student in Singapore plays 27 hours of MMO games every week - more than 1/7th of their time. MMO stands for Massively-Multiplayer Online and includes titles like...

  • Razer Naga MMO Mouse unveiled
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    Razer Naga MMO Mouse unveiled

    By 26 August 2009

    Razer, the company behind a number of gaming mice and other accessories, has announced a mouse specially designed for MMORPGs - the Naga. It's got a whopping 17 buttons - left and right click, scroll wheel, the regular forward and back buttons on the...

  • Official World of Warcraft magazine launched
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    Official World of Warcraft magazine launched

    By 20 August 2009

    Five years on from its release, Blizzard's World of Warcraft MMO is still going strong, and has 11.5 million players across the world - more than the population of Greece. As a result, Blizzard is launching an official magazine in conjunction with Future...