Tagged with Vanguard

SOE Shuts Down Four MMOs; Plus A Wizardry Online Conspiracy Theory

SOE Shuts Down Four MMOs; Plus A Wizardry Online Conspiracy Theory

SOE announces they are closing Vanguard, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, Free Realms and Wizardry Online. Wizardry Online’s closing reminds me of another title that SOE shuttered a year ago… Continue reading

Reviewing My 2012 MMO Predictions

Reviewing My 2012 MMO Predictions

At the end of 2011 I made a set of predictions about MMOs and the MMO industry. This is a pretty common thing to do, but I also feel I should own my predictions and actually check how accurate they were Continue reading

Reading the MMO Tea Leaves for 2012

In previous years I’ve spent a lot of time reviewing and writing up a year’s worth of Massively.com / other MMO sites news articles. Although this is very useful from an information point of view (particularly the “oh, I’d forgotten about that” articles) it takes a very long time. So, this year I’m still doing … Continue reading

Reviewing My 2011 MMO Predictions

Time to see how right I was back when I wrote the following predictions about how things would turn MMO-wise in 2011. F2P titles continue to enter the market and other existing MMOs are likely to join them. Warhammer Online is a distinct possibility, as are titles in the position of Vanguard and Fallen Earth: … Continue reading

The Very, Very Late 2010 MMO Recap (Part 2)

Part 1 is here, including a note about why April is the best time to review what happened about 16 months ago. July: Star Trek Online Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich leaves both the title and Cryptic Studios. Capcom’s Xbox Japan- and Xbox 360-only MMO Monster Hunter Frontier Online tops the sales charts in Japan. Activision … Continue reading

DCUO: Money, Theirs and Ours

Anyone else wonder where Jens Anderson has gone? He used to be fairly high profile in promoting DC Universe Online, popping up to promote the game, but I haven’t seen any mention of him since December or so. He may just be busy, but you’d think that after working for five years on a title … Continue reading