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  • Three Gods and a City...

    The official site for Age of Conan has been updated with four new pieces of lore! This lore covers the three most worshiped gods as well as the city of Old Tarantia.

    Find out more about the gods of the world of King Conan. Our lore section has been updated today with information on three of the most worshiped gods, Crom, Mitra and Set.

    Get clicking to learn more. What do you think about Age of Conan? Will you be playing it when it launches? Let us know in the forums at Ten Ton Hammer.com!

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    Tue, Sep 19, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Do You Have a Green Thumb?

    Disney has issued a press release this morning to announce the next expansion for Disney's Toontown Online. This expansion will bring gardening to the game.

    The Walt Disney Internet Group (WDIG) today announced the introduction of Gardening, an exciting expansion of Disney's (NYSE: DIS) Toontown Online, the critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online (MMO) game for kids and families. Gardening introduces new game play that allows players to grow and care for flowers and trees and to customise their own Toon estates. Gardening appeals to all players both young and old.

    Keep reading to learn more in the full press release. Do you or your kids play Toontown? Share your adventures with us in the forums here at Ten Ton Hammer!

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    Tue, Sep 19, 2006
    LadySirse
  • NCsoft Europe's Subscription-Free Online Game Is Contender for Best Multiplayer Game Award

    In a press release issued this morning we learn that Guild Wars has been nominated for an award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

    NCsoft® Europe is pleased to confirm that its critically acclaimed global success, Guild Wars Factions™, has been nominated in this year’s BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) awards in the Multiplayer category. Developed by ArenaNet®, Guild Wars Factions was released on 28th April earlier this year, when it held the top spot in the PC charts for three consecutive weeks.

    Read the full press release to learn more! Head over to Guild Wars Ten Ton Hammer and share your thoughts.

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    Tue, Sep 19, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Game Developers Conference Cements Role as World's Largest Game Industry-Only Event

    In a press release issued today, we are given a look at the plans for the future for GDC. Keep reading to learn more...

    With E3 moving to a 5,000 person media-centric event, GDC has been elevated to
    the world's largest trade event dedicated to the game industry, with attendees numbering more than 12,500 including more than 1,000 members of the working press.

    Read the full press release and then let us know what you think right here in the forums at Ten Ton Hammer!

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    Mon, Sep 18, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Get to Know Mike Wyatt

    The official site for Vanguard: Saga of Heroes has been updated with another Developer Profile. This time we get a look into the world of Associated Game Designer, Mike Wyatt.

    Who are you and what do you do?
    There are many, many things that I do. What an unusually broad question! Here at Sigil, I’m an Associate Game Designer for Vanguard. Blast! I forgot to introduce myself first… Michael (Mike) Wyatt, otherwise known as Tsudanosh.

    Keep reading to learn more! Have you joined our Vanguard Ten Ton Hammer Community site yet? Why not? It just takes a moment. Sign up today.

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    Mon, Sep 18, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Five New Concept Pieces

    The offical site for Stargate Worlds was updated with five new pieces of concept art. As a fan, I can't wait to see these concepts develop into the live game! Share your thoughts in the forums right here at Ten Ton Hammer!

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    Mon, Sep 18, 2006
    LadySirse
  • The Game Initiative donates $17,000 to Communities In School

    Hot off the wire...A press release was issued today to let us all know about the great community work that is being done by The Game Initiative.

    The Game Initiative, the leading producer of conferences and events for game industry professionals, will donate donate $17,000 to Communities in Schools (CIS), a dropout prevention program serving thousands of Austin area children and families each year. The Game Initiative pledged a portion of each Austin Game Conference registration fee to help fund CIS's Tech Tots Program, which provides computers to low-income families with preschool-age children.

    Read the full press release to learn more. Have comments about this? Speak up on the forums here at Ten Ton Hammer.

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    Fri, Sep 15, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Exploring Middle-earth: Bree

    Another installment of Exploring Middle-earth is today's update to the to the official site for Lord of the Rings Online. Today we get a look at Bree.

    At the intersection of the Great East Road and the North Road, the town of Bree has long stood as a gathering place for Men, Hobbits, and other travelers from the far-off lands of Middle-earth. Long ago, Bree was a thriving town, set against a large, sloping hill within the vibrant lands of Arnor.

    Get clicking to read more! Let us know what you think of this area in the forums here at LOTRO Ten Ton Hammer.

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    Fri, Sep 15, 2006
    LadySirse
  • FLYBOYS Squadron Free Demo Available for Download Today!

    This morning brings us a press release from the makers of the upcoming MMO FLYBOYS. You can now download a demo for free!

    Entertainment Network, (BB:IENT.pk), developer of the award-winning WarBirds TotalSims series, announced that a FREE Demo of their FLYBOYS Squadron Massively Multiplayer Game is now available for FREE download at http://www.FLYBOYSGame.com. The FLYBOYS Squadron single player offline game and MMOG is based on the upcoming MGM release of FLYBOYS, an Electric Entertainment film, to be released nationally in theaters on September 22nd 2006.

    Read the press release to learn more. Do you think a game like this is something that you would play? Do you think it suits the MMO genre? Let us know where you stand on this in the forums here at Ten Ton Hammer!

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    Fri, Sep 15, 2006
    LadySirse
  • European Community Continues to Grow With Each New Lineage II Update

    A press release was issued this morning that tells us about the expansion of service to the European Lineage II Community. Not only has it expanded, it has doubled!

    Teon, the first server dedicated for European players, was recently moved to Frankfurt from the U.S as part of a larger overall plan to host Lineage II worlds in mainland Europe. By hosting servers in Europe, local players experience increased game performance, a better chance of building clans with same language players and more convenient timings of in-game community events, all of which are core elements to the Lineage II experience.

    Read the full press release to learn more. What do you think of the expansion? Are you a member of the European community? Let us know what you think right here in the forums at Ten Ton Hammer!

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    Fri, Sep 15, 2006
    LadySirse
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