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  • Ankama Games unveils its next MMORPG: Wakfu!

    A press release was just issued with information on this upcoming MMO.

    The story of Wakfu takes place a long time after that of DOFUS. An ogre named Ogrest gathered all the six Dofus and gained boundless powers. The ogre offered his beloved the dragon eggs. But she turned down the present though worthy of the gods themselves, and Ogrest started shedding tears of rage and pique. The tears of the ogre made the ocean level increase so much that parts of the World are now submerged to the inhabitants' great displeasure.

    Read the rest of the press release to learn more!

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    Mon, Mar 05, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Yarr~ Presentin' our Puzzle Pirates iPod!

    The latest newsletter for Puzzle Pirates has been released and there is lots of fun to be had!

    Shiver me timbers!

    Starting in March, every month we be holding a Lucky Draw and one of our
    Puzzlin' Pirates be receiving a Puzzle Pirates iPod in the mail!

    That's not all! Read the rest to learn more.

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    Mon, Mar 05, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Spring Is In the Air: Netamin Rolls Out Ultimate Baseball Online 2007

    A press release from the makers of Ultimate Baseball Online goes solo!

    Ultimate Baseball Online, the world's only massively multiplayer online sports game (MMOSG) for baseball, has introduced some exciting new features and activities for solo players in the latest edition of the game. While UBO is still the most exciting real-time team sport on the internet, a number of new additions catering specifically to the solo player will be introduced in March 2007.

    Read more in the full press release.

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    Fri, Mar 02, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Micro Forté cancels Citizen Zero project – Announces development underway on new IP.

    A press release was issued that bring the news of one MMO ending and another begining.

    Micro Forté, a leading Australian developer of MMOs, today announced that it has cancelled development on the "Citizen Zero" project, with internal development now focused on a top secret spy-themed MMO.

    Steve Wang – Head of Studios for Micro Forté commented, "Although we were sad to stop working on CZ, we are extremely excited about the progress of our spy project."

    The top secret project has been in production since mid '06 with a core development team working out of Micro Forté's Australian studio.

    More can be found in the full press release.

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    Fri, Mar 02, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Interzone selects BigWorld Technology Suite

    In a press release issued this morning we are told of this plan for Interzone to use Big World Technology Suite in their upcoming MMO.

    “Interzone is a unique brand that is trying to accomplish something genuinely different in the online space,” said Gavin Longhurst, Director of Business Development of BigWorld. “Our integrated approach provides them all the tools required to get a game, complete with a server and related online components, built in and train in a very short period of time, leaving more time to polish content and game play.”

    Read the rest of the press release to learn more.

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    Wed, Feb 28, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Pirates of the Spanish Main Adds New Pirates, Ships and Treasures to Online Version of the Popular Constructible Strategy Game

    A short and sweet press release was issued with the details for this expansion to Pirates CSG.

    WHAT: Pirates of the Spanish Main, the second digital expansion of the
    Pirates Constructible Strategy Game (CSG) Online is now available for
    download.

    WHO: Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE), a global leader in the online
    entertainment industry.

    WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 2007

    WHERE: Available at www.piratesgameonline.com

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    Wed, Feb 28, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Slipgate Ironworks selects BigWorld Technology Suite

    A press release was issued today with the news that Slipgate plans to use Big World Technology Suite for its upcoming MMO.

    "The BigWorld solution enables a streamlined production period which brings our game to market sooner," said John Romero. "We are extremely pleased with the technology offering and support BigWorld is providing on this MMO."

    Get clicking to read the rest of the press release.

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    Wed, Feb 28, 2007
    LadySirse
  • HGTV to feature Richard Garriott and Britannia Manor on March 4

    In a note from NCSoft today we're pointed to this interesting news...

    We wanted to let everyone know that HGTV will be airing a special presentation of its show "Secret Spaces", featuring Richard Garriott and his home, on Sunday, March 4. Please check your local listings for the exact time.

    Find out more with just a click!

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    Wed, Feb 28, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Linden Lab to Integrate Voice into Second Life with Vivox

    This press release was issued today to bring us up to date on things with Second Life.

    "Integrated voice is a natural extension of the virtual world our Residents are building," said Joe Miller, Vice President, Platform & Technology Development of Linden Lab. "Voice will further enrich that community and introduce new opportunities in social development and commerce."

    More is in the full press release.

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    Wed, Feb 28, 2007
    LadySirse
  • Acclaim Games Unveils the ‘Top Secret’ MMOG Project

    In a press release Acclaim Games made a stunning and exciting announcement.

    In an unprecedented move for the game industry, players will be given a chance to have their work featured in a massively multiplayer PC game that will be published by Acclaim and directed by David Perry. Perry will choose a winner from the contributors, and Acclaim will be giving them a breath-taking prize, 'A Video Game Industry Directorship', working on a new fully-funded massively multiplayer online PC game.

    Read the rest of the press release to learn more.

    News
    Mon, Feb 26, 2007
    LadySirse
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