Last year I made a number of predictions about the MMO market for 2013. Time to pay the piper… and unfortunately he collects with interest.
One day, I’ll be getting an Xbox One. But not for quite a while.
I said previously that if Valve wants to move PC gamers to the couch, they’d need to give them a controller that could replace keyboard and mouse. That’s what Valve announced on Friday.
Both WildStar and The Elder Scrolls Online have announced they are launching with subscription models. Those who don’t learn from multiple past failures are doomed to repeat it.
In going with a new operating system (OS) and its own licenced pseudo-PCs, Valve seems to be fighting an old batter rather than looking ahead.
Just like a screensaver, only less interactive.
Here’s a fun fact: it looks like Funcom’s last profitable quarter (by EBIDTA, anyway) was Q4 2010. The company has spent around a year and a half eating into its cash reserves.
According to a Google-translated-so-oddly-worded article, Funcom’s The Secret World (TSW) is a flop. It has sold only about half the number of boxes that Age of Conan (AoC) did – historically it appears that around 1 million AoC boxes were shipped at launch for sales of around 800k. So: 400k sold, and no idea how …
Oh, a ‘new’ kind of console that is being made by a start-up and is aiming to tie mobile Android gaming to a television? And you want a lot of people to gift you money to make it happen? Why?
Vanguard: Saga of Heroes was certainly a saga in development, but I doubt anyone involved in in felt pretty heroic by the end of their time at Sigil.