LYON, FRANCE – 3 March 2006 – Atari announced that the English language version of Turbine’s DUNGEONS & DRAGONS ONLINE™: Stormreach™, the first massively multiplayer online (“MMO”) role-playing game inspired by the legendary pen and paper game, has launched today in Europe. The localized German and French versions of the title are on schedule to launch on March 23rd and 24th respectively. "
With the announcement that Sony was going to distribute the game, they went one step further and did an entirely new re-design of the official website. It looks amazing! There are also new screenshots that you can take a peek at as well. Beware of the wicked drum beat!
The Grand Olympiad is a one-on-one PvP competition held to determine the Hero. It is held in one month periods, and at the end of each period, the Noblesse with the most Olympiad points in each class is appointed Hero. Only Noblesse who have completed the third class transfer can participate in the Olympiad competition. Read More Here.
With the release of Issue 7: “Destiny Manifest”, villains will enter the dark metropolis of Grandville, the inner sanctum of Arachnos. Check out the latest update on this new vertical zone where players will encounter mutated Arachnoids and a huge new cast of characters including Lord Recluse himself! Read it here.
Have you been reading the novels up to this point? Me? Mmm Not so much. However, if you'd rather read about it than play it, the next novel is now available.
The new Warcraft novel Cycle of Hatred is now available! Cycle of Hatred's story takes place three years after the events of Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos. The Burning Legion has been defeated, and the eastern regions of Kalimdor are now shared by two nations: the orcs of Durotar, led by their noble Warchief, Thrall; and the humans of Theramore, led by one of the most powerful mages alive - Lady Jaina Proudmoore. But the tentative peace between orcs and humans is starting to crumble. Random attacks against Durotar's holdings suggest that the humans have renewed their aggression towards the orcs. Now Jaina and Thrall must avert disaster before old hatreds are rekindled - and Kalimdor is plunged into another devastating war...
Last week I was in a snit over the fact that Utah's House of Rep's passed HB257 which would have in effect placed violent video games in the same light as Porn. It passed by a landslide in the House but then had to go to the Senate.
Today, Cheyenne Mountain Entertainment launched a full community website at stargateworlds.com. The website will contain news of the game development and fan community activities during the production of the game. Forums, Art, and featured Sites are also included. Developers' Bios, Blogs and Interviews will be updated on a regular basis so that followers of Stargate Worlds will get to know the team inside Cheyenne Mountain while they learn about the game's progress.