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  • Huge expansion (and tiny race) in store for EverQuest II

    Games Radar has taken a look at the upcoming expansion to EQ2, Echoes of Faydwer. Keep reading to see what they think of it...

    Tired of endlessly waiting around for the World of Warcraft to get bigger? Massively multiplayer online gamers should take note that EverQuest II is planning an expansion that will make it larger than ever, with the Echoes of Faydwer add-on that will be available this November. Introducing a rarely-seen new race (the tiny, winged Fae), EQII is clearly attempting to pull the heartstrings of the ex-EQ (now Warcraft) faithful.

    Get clicking to read more! Have you visited our EQ2 Ten Ton Hammer Community lately?

    Features, Previews
    Tue, Sep 19, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Marco van Haren Brings Us Up to Date

    MMO Portal has updated the site with an interview with Marco van Haren, PR and Web Content Manager for Spellborn International.

    We recently had the pleasure of tossing some questions at Marco van Haren, PR and Web Content Manager for Spellborn International. Read on to learn a bit more about the completely unique world of ‘The Chronicles of SpellBorn’ and see just what truly sets it apart in a busy field of upcoming MMOs.

    How many players are currently testing the game? When are you shooting for more invites to go out?

    During the first phase of beta testing we had more than 800 testers in the game. We recently fired up the second phase of Beta testing, and in addition to the 800 testers from phase 1, new waves of beta invites are being sent out to fill in many additional slots.

    Keep reading to learn more about the progress of Chronicles of Spellborn. Are you looking forward to playing this game? Share your thoughts with us in the forums right here at Ten Ton Hammer.

    Features, Interviews
    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!

    News
    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.

    News
    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!

    News
    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.

    News
    Mon, Sep 18, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising Updated Q&A - Character Customization, Roman Gods, and Combat

    GameSpot has a new interview with Stieg Hedlund on their site. In this interview we get an update on the progress of this upcoming MMO.

    Most massively multiplayer role-playing games are set in Tolkien-inspired fantasy worlds inhabited by cheery elves, surly dwarves, monstrous orcs, and so on. Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising isn't one of these. The debut game from Perpetual Entertainment is set in the ancient world, and you'll create a Roman character to adventure across a beautiful landscape inhabited by other players and countless enemies. This isn't the familiar ancient world of history as you know it, though, because the world of Rome Rising is full of mythological creatures and the power of the Roman gods themselves. For the latest on Gods & Heroes, we turned to design director Stieg Hedlund. Gods & Heroes is scheduled to launch later this year.

    Get clicking to read the interview. Find the answers you wanted in the interview? Tell us about it in the forums here at Ten Ton Hammer.

    Features, Interviews
    Mon, Sep 18, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Austin Game Conference: Preview of The Ryzom Ring

    Gamersinfo.com has posted a preview of the upcoming expansion to the Saga of Ryzom, Ryzom Ring. Keep reading to see what they thought.

    Just over 2 years ago French MMO developer Nevrax announced they would be doing something revolutionary with their decision to allow players to create their own content for their popular MMO Saga of Ryzom. We had the opportunity to sit down at this year's Austin Game Conference with Nevrax’s Director Milko Berset, and once again see the progress that they had made on The Ring. Sitting down with Milko in Nevrax’s booth in the Technology Pavilion I can see that the tools have progressed a lot from when we last got a peak at them.

    Get clicking to learn more. Waiting for Ryzom Ring? tell us all about it in the forums at Ten Ton Hammer.

    Features, Previews
    Mon, Sep 18, 2006
    LadySirse
  • Sign Up Now!

    The official site for EQ2 now has a happy announcement that Beta Registrations are now open! You could be playing as soon as Wednesday the 20th!

    Sony Online Entertainment is pleased to announce that signups for beta testing of Echoes of Faydwer, the 3rd expansion for EverQuest II, are now open. Prospective adventurers can sign up and have a chance to see or even play as the Fae, the new playable race in Echoes of Faydwer, as well as tour the new zones, many of which are taken from the original EverQuest, such as Greater Faydark, Steamfont Mountains and Butcherblock Mountains.

    Get clicking to learn more! Tell us about your thoughts on this expansion in the forums at EQ2 Ten Ton Hammer.

    Beta, Official Announcements
    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!

    News
    Mon, Sep 18, 2006
    LadySirse
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