Tagged with Warhammer: Age of Reckoning

Reviewing My 2013 MMO Predictions: The Music Is About To Stop

Reviewing My 2013 MMO Predictions: The Music Is About To Stop

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. Continue reading

City of Heroes / Villains: Top 5 Under-Realised Systems

City of Heroes / Villains: Top 5 Under-Realised Systems

With less than a week to go before City of Heroes / Villains (CoH/V) shuts down, I thought I’d take a look at the five systems that I saw offering the greatest unrealised potential for this title. I’m not going to say that if these systems had been perfected it would have led to CoH/V being bigger than World of Warcraft, but it would have been another hook to bring in and keep interested players. Continue reading

The First One Million Customers

I’ve noticed a trend worth commenting on in Western MMOs. It is only based on limited data points, but it’s worth codifying. The trend is: If you launch a AAA MMO in Western markets, you are going to attract about 1 million players at launch. My evidence: Age of Conan shipped 1.2 million boxes at … Continue reading

EA To Slash Staff; Starts By Cutting WAR Down

As part of its third quarter financial announcements, EA has posted a significant loss and has indicated that up to 1500 jobs are going to be cut. The full cuts won’t be made until April 2010, but some studios were hit quicker than others, including Mythic, developer behind Warhammer: Age of Reckoning (WAR). There are … Continue reading