Let’s start with the fact that I am not an MMO player. Sure, I’ve dabbled. Experimented even. WoW. Anarchy Online. LotRO. But the genre doesn’t really speak to me unless I am running around a world with people I already know. Scheduling sucks (as any 3MA listener knows) and all of my friends are adults […]
Entries Tagged as 'MMO'
August 17th, 2010 · 7 Comments · MMO, RTS
The Ensemble exiles who landed at Robot Entertainment are making an online RTS out of one of my favorite franchises. Marrying fresh features with classic RTS gameplay, Age of Empires Online pays tribute to the original game while incorporating a new look, feel, and approach that appeals to long-time fans, newcomers, and everyone in between. […]
November 23rd, 2009 · 4 Comments · MMO
I wonder what the odds are that I could get 2k to actually comment on this.
July 16th, 2009 · 4 Comments · MMO, RTS, Wargames
World of Battles just shows how out of the loop I am. Someone was making a real time army building/troop collecting fantasy MMO wargame and no one told me? I probably got a PR announcement about it months ago, but today’s note from Calico Media was a bit of a surprise. Hard to tell from […]
December 1st, 2008 · 3 Comments · MMO, Preview
Dungeon Keeper was a Peter Molyneux game before that name became associated with grandiose claims that could never be fulfilled. It was a fantasy city-builder with RPG elements. You were the master of a dungeon and this meant expanding your capacity for loot, attracting more powerful monsters to protect it and defending your lair from […]
March 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments · MMO
Quite a few blogs are pointing to a Take Two presentation that reveals that the company is considering potential of a Bioshock or Civilization online game/MMO. Here’s Stephen Totillo’s take. The presentation slide points to World of Warcraft as evidence of the potential size of the market. Which is sort of like pointing to the […]