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PSA: LEGO Universe shutters today

There’re just a few precious hours left to play LEGO Universe before the short-lived MMO closes down forever today.

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Netdevil headlines

  • Lego Group accquires Lego Universe MMO and its developers

    Gazillion Entertainment president David BreviK has told Joystiq that The Lego Group has acquired the MMO Lego Universe along with most of the NetDevil developers who part of the project.

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  • Codemasters files lawsuit over Jumpgate Evolution delays

    Codemasters has filed a lawsuit against NetDevil and its parent company Gazillion Entertainment for the continued delay of the MMO Jumpgate Evolution.

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  • LEGO Universe E3 trailer is very cute

    NetDevil has released the E3 trailer for LEGO Universe, and it’s posted below.

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  • LEGO Universe subscription plan revealed

    The subscription plan for LEGO Universe has been revealed on the MMO’s official website, and the pricing seems to be about the norm.

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  • Beta applications now being accepted for LEGO Universe

    Those who fancy trying their hand at battling the dark forces of Maelstrom in LEGO Universe, can now sign up for Beta testing of the MMO. Who knows, you may get a key.

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  • NetDevil releases debut trailer for LEGO Universe

    NetDevil has released a trailer for LEGO Universe, which was shown to the public for the first time during CES this week, and it looks extremely fun.

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  • Weekly MMO news round-up, August 29: Turbine suing Atari, The Green Lantern, LEGO subscription model

    Loads of stuff happened this week in MMO land, and some of it is posted for you after the break. Should you choose to click on through, you will find why Turine is suing Atari, get caught up on The Green Lantern and DC Universe’s Beta status, hear about new goodies coming to EQII, lament […]

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  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Betas galore

    Loads of Beta news this week in MMO round-up. IncGamers made good on its promise, and has posted part-two of its Aion Beta preview, Mortal Online’s second stage of Beta testing begins soon, CrimeCraft started its Beta and Alganon is prepping for one. Loads of MMO are going to be coming out soon, and there […]

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  • NetDevil feels LEGO Universe will bridge the generation gap

    NetDevil has revealed that its upcoming MMO, LEGO Universe, could bridge the generation gap between parents and their children. “I talk a lot about the visual divide between generations, and I feel it quite acutely between, say my mother and my son,” the game’s creative director, Ryan Seabury, told Eurogamer. “His grandmother I can’t drag […]

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  • 250K sign up for Jumpgate: Evolution Beta

    Codemasters Online and NetDevil announced today that Jumpgate: Evolution has reached 250,000 Beta sign ups in North America and Europe. “This is a fantastic achievement for everyone involved with Jumpgate: Evolution,” said Codemasters VP David Solari. “We have received overwhelming support for the game since the commencement of its Beta sign up last year and […]

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  • Jumpgate Evolution delayed, no new date on horizon

    Whoops. NetDevil’s delayed Jumpgate Evolution, offering no new time-scale for the MMO’s release. “Jumpgate Evolution is nearly feature complete, but since entering the Friends & Family phase of testing we’ve been able to bring new eyes onto the game and get solid, crucial feedback from actual players and fans,” said a rep in this forum […]

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  • Jumpgate Evolution will run on a hamster-powered computer, according to min specs

    NetDevil MMO Jumpgate Evolution will probably run on your computer, if the game’s minimum specs are to be believed. Here’s what you’ll need: Minimum Specifications: Windows XP/Vista, Intel P4 1.4GHz or better (2GHz if using Vista), 512MB RAM (1GB if using Vista), 64MB Graphics Card, Direct X® 9.0c, Broadband connection, 2x DVD ROM Drive, 8GB […]

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  • Jumpgate Evolution - new trailer and shots

    Last movie from the Codemaster US event yesterday, this one being for MMO Jumpgate Evolution. There’s tons of gameplay footage in there, and some of it’s absolutely beautiful. The space-based effort’s now confirmed for June. Get the new shots from Eurogamer.

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  • Lego Universe MMO delayed because it will overshadow other products

    Lego Universe has been delayed, and will not be released this year as expected. Lego is also unsure if the MMO will arrive in 2010. “Within the company we have made a strategic decision within LEGO to make a delay of LEGO Universe. It will not be coming out in 2009,” said business development bossman, […]

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  • More IPs may enter Lego MMO, but not at "first launch"

    Talking to Massively, Lego Universe project lead Mark Hansen has said that other IPs such as Indiana and Star Wars may be included in the MMO, although if anything is to happen it’ll be as an addition to the launch game. “I think that IPs would be great to see in the game,” he said. […]

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  • New Jumpgate Evolution movie shows asteroid combat

    After the break. The Space-based NetDevil MMO doesn’t have a release date as yet, but seems pretty solid from the look of this. The footage was shot at PAX. Have a look.

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  • GFI to publish Jumpgate Evolution in Russia

    Codemasters Online has inked a deal that will see Game Factory Interactive publish NetDevil MMO Jumpgate Evolution in Russia. No release date’s been given. Read the press release after the break to check we’re not lying.

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  • First Lego Universe trailer released

    Kotaku’s carrying the first trailer of NetDevil’s upcoming Lego Universe, the MMO based on everyone’s favourite Scandinavian toy brick. There’s not much to go on in there aside from some on-screen art, but you do get to see what’s going on with the game’s development team, which is better than nothing. No date as yet. […]

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  • Jumpgate Evolution combat, ship control and environments shown in videos

    There are two videos after the break of associate product manager Tim Hodges demoing the NetDevil’s space-based MMO, Jumpgate Evolutiuon, at E3. The footage shows the first real look at the title being played, and fluid combat is the name of the game. Hodges says in the second movie that Jumpgate’s playable with a joystick, […]

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Netdevil Latest

  • PSA: LEGO Universe shutters today

    There’re just a few precious hours left to play LEGO Universe before the short-lived MMO closes down forever today.

  • Lego Group accquires Lego Universe MMO and its developers

    Gazillion Entertainment president David BreviK has told Joystiq that The Lego Group has acquired the MMO Lego Universe along with most of the NetDevil developers who part of the project.

  • Codemasters files lawsuit over Jumpgate Evolution delays

    Codemasters has filed a lawsuit against NetDevil and its parent company Gazillion Entertainment for the continued delay of the MMO Jumpgate Evolution.

  • LEGO Universe E3 trailer is very cute

    NetDevil has released the E3 trailer for LEGO Universe, and it’s posted below.

  • LEGO Universe subscription plan revealed

    The subscription plan for LEGO Universe has been revealed on the MMO’s official website, and the pricing seems to be about the norm.

  • Beta applications now being accepted for LEGO Universe

    Those who fancy trying their hand at battling the dark forces of Maelstrom in LEGO Universe, can now sign up for Beta testing of the MMO. Who knows, you may get a key.

  • NetDevil releases debut trailer for LEGO Universe

    NetDevil has released a trailer for LEGO Universe, which was shown to the public for the first time during CES this week, and it looks extremely fun.

  • Weekly MMO news round-up, August 29: Turbine suing Atari, The Green Lantern, LEGO subscription model

    Loads of stuff happened this week in MMO land, and some of it is posted for you after the break. Should you choose to click on through, you will find why Turine is suing Atari, get caught up on The Green Lantern and DC Universe’s Beta status, hear about new goodies coming to EQII, lament […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Betas galore

    Loads of Beta news this week in MMO round-up. IncGamers made good on its promise, and has posted part-two of its Aion Beta preview, Mortal Online’s second stage of Beta testing begins soon, CrimeCraft started its Beta and Alganon is prepping for one. Loads of MMO are going to be coming out soon, and there […]

  • NetDevil feels LEGO Universe will bridge the generation gap

    NetDevil has revealed that its upcoming MMO, LEGO Universe, could bridge the generation gap between parents and their children. “I talk a lot about the visual divide between generations, and I feel it quite acutely between, say my mother and my son,” the game’s creative director, Ryan Seabury, told Eurogamer. “His grandmother I can’t drag […]

  • 250K sign up for Jumpgate: Evolution Beta

    Codemasters Online and NetDevil announced today that Jumpgate: Evolution has reached 250,000 Beta sign ups in North America and Europe. “This is a fantastic achievement for everyone involved with Jumpgate: Evolution,” said Codemasters VP David Solari. “We have received overwhelming support for the game since the commencement of its Beta sign up last year and […]

  • Jumpgate Evolution delayed, no new date on horizon

    Whoops. NetDevil’s delayed Jumpgate Evolution, offering no new time-scale for the MMO’s release. “Jumpgate Evolution is nearly feature complete, but since entering the Friends & Family phase of testing we’ve been able to bring new eyes onto the game and get solid, crucial feedback from actual players and fans,” said a rep in this forum […]

  • Jumpgate Evolution will run on a hamster-powered computer, according to min specs

    NetDevil MMO Jumpgate Evolution will probably run on your computer, if the game’s minimum specs are to be believed. Here’s what you’ll need: Minimum Specifications: Windows XP/Vista, Intel P4 1.4GHz or better (2GHz if using Vista), 512MB RAM (1GB if using Vista), 64MB Graphics Card, Direct X® 9.0c, Broadband connection, 2x DVD ROM Drive, 8GB […]

  • Jumpgate Evolution – new trailer and shots

    Last movie from the Codemaster US event yesterday, this one being for MMO Jumpgate Evolution. There’s tons of gameplay footage in there, and some of it’s absolutely beautiful. The space-based effort’s now confirmed for June. Get the new shots from Eurogamer.

  • Lego Universe MMO delayed because it will overshadow other products

    Lego Universe has been delayed, and will not be released this year as expected. Lego is also unsure if the MMO will arrive in 2010. “Within the company we have made a strategic decision within LEGO to make a delay of LEGO Universe. It will not be coming out in 2009,” said business development bossman, […]

  • More IPs may enter Lego MMO, but not at “first launch”

    Talking to Massively, Lego Universe project lead Mark Hansen has said that other IPs such as Indiana and Star Wars may be included in the MMO, although if anything is to happen it’ll be as an addition to the launch game. “I think that IPs would be great to see in the game,” he said. […]

  • New Jumpgate Evolution movie shows asteroid combat

    After the break. The Space-based NetDevil MMO doesn’t have a release date as yet, but seems pretty solid from the look of this. The footage was shot at PAX. Have a look.

  • GFI to publish Jumpgate Evolution in Russia

    Codemasters Online has inked a deal that will see Game Factory Interactive publish NetDevil MMO Jumpgate Evolution in Russia. No release date’s been given. Read the press release after the break to check we’re not lying.

  • First Lego Universe trailer released

    Kotaku’s carrying the first trailer of NetDevil’s upcoming Lego Universe, the MMO based on everyone’s favourite Scandinavian toy brick. There’s not much to go on in there aside from some on-screen art, but you do get to see what’s going on with the game’s development team, which is better than nothing. No date as yet. […]

  • Jumpgate Evolution combat, ship control and environments shown in videos

    There are two videos after the break of associate product manager Tim Hodges demoing the NetDevil’s space-based MMO, Jumpgate Evolutiuon, at E3. The footage shows the first real look at the title being played, and fluid combat is the name of the game. Hodges says in the second movie that Jumpgate’s playable with a joystick, […]

  • Jumpgate Evolution teaser trailer unveiled

    GamersHell has a trailer for Jumpgate Revolution, the space-based MMO from Codemasters Online and Netdevil. The trailer is little more than a teaser, but with the backdrop being outer space it should have many peoples’ interest piqued. There’s an article along with the trailer, discussing a few of the game’s features. It’s out later this […]

  • Lego Universe will use bricks as in-game currency, may come to console

    According to this Reuters article, upcoming MMO Lego Universe will use Lego bricks themselves as in-game currency and may head to consoles after an initial PC launch. “The more a child plays, they collect more coins and more bricks. The more you play, the more you get to build things,” said project head Mark William […]

  • Auto Assault canning was “very difficult thing to get through,” says NetDevil

    Speaking in this RPS interview, MMO developer NetDevil’s Hermann Peterscheck has talked in detail about moving on from the closure of the NCSoft-published Auto Assault. “Obviously after the game didn’t do as well as expected and was eventually turned off, that’s a very difficult thing to get through,” he said. “As a team you end […]

  • Lego MMO will “bring that dream alive”

    Developer Netdevil’s director of business development, Mark Hansen, has said that the core driving factor behind Lego getting into the MMO space with Lego Universe is to “bring alive” children’s Lego fantasies. That and making a metric truckload of money, obviously. “What’s really unique now is that the technology is at a level where we […]

  • Jumpgate: Evolution for “second half of 2008″

    Codemasters MMO Jumpgate: Evolution will be released in the back end of this year, developer NetDevil has confirmed. “We are planning on launching in the second half of 2008,” lead producer Hermann Peterscheck told VG247. “It’s really exciting to announce our partnership with Codemasters Online. They are already running some of the biggest MMO’s and […]

  • Get 20% off your Connect 2008 ticket

    If you’re thinking of going to Connect 2008 in Birmingham next month, sign up for your tickets with the code COCON21 and you’ll get a 20 percent discount. The two-day community event will give you access to all of Codemasters Online Gaming’s MMOs – D&D Online, Archlord, LotRo, RF Online and the newly confirmed Jumpgate: […]

  • Jumpgate moves away from EVE’s point and click

    In this chat with gamers on Jumpgate: Evolution, the space-based MMO newly confirmed to publication by COG, developer NetDevil has distiguished the game from CCP’s much-loved title EVE Online by saying its combat and spaceship control will be more fluid. “Well obviously EVE is a point and click flight scenario and we’ll have free flight […]