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Dungeon Keeper F2P “ridiculous” and not “quite right”, says Molyneux

Dungeon Keeper creator Peter Molyneux has offered some characteristically gentle criticism of the new free-to-play mobile version of the sim, which has taken a critical drubbing, to put it mildly.

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Mythic Entertainment headlines

  • Mythic defends Dungeon Keeper mobile edition

    Though there has been plenty of furor over EA’s free-to-play mobile adaptation of Dungeon Keeper this week developer EA Mythic is downplaying all that controversy, with Jeff Skalski telling TabTimes that they made the game how it is “so the classic franchise would be accessible to as many people as possible.”

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  • Warhammer Online has officially shuttered

    Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, which launched in 2008, is no more. The EA Mythic-developed MMO closed its doors overnight, forever ending its ambitions of true realm-vs-realm warfare and other delightful concepts imported from former project Dark Age of Camelot but sadly wasted on a generation whose brains pointed due WoW. The dream has died; […]

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  • Warhammer Online free to all account holders pre-closure

    Warhammer Online has closed account creation but dropped its subscription fees for the few weeks remaining before its final closure.

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  • Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar now available on iOS

    Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar is out now on iOS. Taking place place 20 years after the original Quest of the Avatar, the free-to-play title developed by EA Mobile and Mythic Entertainment finds the Avatar defending Britannia while aiding Lady British. A launch video is below, and the game is in the works for […]

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  • Warhammer: Wrath of Heroes to close March 29th

    Warhammer: Wrath of Heroes developer Mythic Entertainment will shutter its free-to-play PvP game on March 29th.

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  • Warhammer Online players to be compensated for weekend downtime

    Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning had a “difficult” weekend, a post on the BioWare Social Newtwork reports, with lag spikes and zone crashes. It took Mythic’s team until Sunday to find the root cause, and severs had to be taken offline. Once Mythic has figured out who was affected by the downtime, which was unfortunately […]

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  • Ultima Online issues two week rollback on Atlantic server

    Bad news for Ultima Online players today, as Mythic Entertainment has rolled back the Atlantic server. All progress and acquisitions since Dec 5, 2012 7:00 am EST have been lost in the process, but no explanation has been offered beyond due to a mention of corruption in the announcement post. Affected players have been offered […]

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  • Warhammer Online update reconciles disparate RvR currencies

    In a powerful blow for sanity, Mythic has released a patch for Warhammer Online which combines the heretofore disparate realm versus realm rewards into a single currency. A dedicated vendor has been provided so players can turn their hard-earned War Crests into useful items, namely experience and influence modifiers. More details can be found in […]

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  • BioWare Mythic changes its name to Mythic

    BioWare Mythic has announced it shall henceforth be known as just Mythic.

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  • Age of Reckoning players get 50% gold, XP bonus in Wrath of Heroes

    If you have an active Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning account, you’re entitled to a sweet bonus in spin-off Wrath of Heroes.

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  • Warhammer Online servers closing, transfers offered

    EA is tightening Warhammer Online’s plus-one-against-ogres belt, with one European and two North American servers facing shutdown.

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  • Warhammer Online teases new features

    The other MMORPG is kicking 2011 off with a bang by promising a year-long swag of mysterious new features and content for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning.

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  • Dark Age of Camelot to be managed by Mythic in Europe

    EA has revealed that it is -once again – the overlord of Dark Age of Camelot in Europe, after being run by GOA for the last few years. Matter of fact – Mythic Entertainment will be taking over the Arthurian MMO.

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  • Mythic - "There are no plans to change the studio names," says EA

    The director of public relations at Electronic Arts has stated that despite the restructuring going on at the company, Mythic will retain its identity. “There are no plans to change the studio names,” Tammy Schachter told Gamasutra. “The Mythic team is working on ongoing live support for Warhammer Online, Dark Age of Camelot and Ultima […]

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  • Mark Jacobs leaves Mythic, Muzyka takes on new EA MMO/RPG group

    Warhammer Online developer Mythic’s confirmed that well-known studio head Mark Jacobs has left his role. EA has formed a new MMO and RPG division, to be headed by BioWare boss Ray Muzyka. BioWare’s other co-founder, Greg Zeschuk, will become Group Creative Officer of the new division. “We thank Mark for his contributions at Mythic and […]

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  • Mythic offering incentives for gamers returning to Warhammer Online

    Mythic is asking gamers to return to Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, despite recently closing down 43 of its game servers. North America and Asia Pacific gamers who re-activate their accounts will receive an “Emperor’s welcome,” complete with all the rested experience they’ve accumulated while absent, a special quest chain with in-game rewards, and ten […]

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  • WAR's Land of the Dead detailed

    In an interview with EG yesterday, Warhammer Online’s executive producer Jeff Hickman and creative director Paul Barnett spoke at length about the forthcoming Land of the Dead zone in Warhammer Online. Part of the Call to Arms live expansion, LotD will feature loads of stuff to do and various ways to get booty. It’ll be […]

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  • "We don't want to be The Monkees," says WAR creative director

    Warhammer Online creative director Paul Barnett has told Gametrailers in a video interview that WoW is like The Beatles, “and if you try and be like the Beatles, you’ll and end up like The Monkees. We don’t want to be The Monkees,” he said. “We’re Led Zeppelin.” Quite. More down below. By Mike Bowden

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