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SOE sunsetting Vanguard, Free Realms, Wizardry Online, Clone Wars Adventures

Sony Online Entertainment has announced it will sunset Clone Wars Adventures, Free Realms, Vanguard, and Wizardry Online.

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Vanguard headlines

  • Project Copernicus lead joins SOE's Vanguard team

    Ex-38 Studios staffer Steve Danuser has rejoined Sony Online Entertainment. Danuser was part of the Everquest fold before jumping ship to become lead developer on Project Copernicus, the ill-fated MMO based on the Kingdoms of Amalur IP. Happily, SOE seems pleased to have Danuser back following 38 Studios’ closure, as he’s now taken on the […]

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  • Vanguard free-to-play client now available for download

    Although Vanguard: Saga of Heroes officially goes free-to-play next week, Sony Online Entertainment has updated the client and made it available for download. If you’re keen to jump on board when the transition goes live on August 14, get your download done ahead of the rush. Thanks, Massively.

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  • Vanguard Saga of Heroes goes free-to-play August 14

    The Vanguard Saga of Heroes transition to free-to-play starts August 14, SOE has announced. The firm said to expect some changes such as the Vanguard Marketplace, a revamp of the starting area, removal of class restrictions and more. Hit up the link for the full thing. It was announced Vanguard would go F2P back in […]

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  • Vanguard goes free-to-play this summer

    SOE has announced Vanguard will go free-to-play this summer.

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  • SOE details its "make good" plan for subscribers

    Sony Online Entertainment’s put up a new blog post which details how it plans to compensate its customers and when they can expect its services to come back online.

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  • Gatling Gears gets a date with XBLA and PSN

    Vanguard’s Gatling Gears will be releases on XBLA May 11 and on PSN May 18, according to a new video released for the game. It’s a twin-stick shooter created by folks from Guerrilla Games and W!Games and is being published by EA.

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  • ME2 Vanguard class will have powers from both soldier and adept

    Christina Norman, senior technical designer for Mass Effect 2, has told IGN that the Vanguard class has been given “the deadliest” powers from both the soldier and adept, with each one selected for its ability to “complement the Vanguard’s aggressive play style”.

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  • Weekly MMO news round-up E3 edition: Torchlight, LotRO, Warhammer, SWTOR

    E3 was a very busy week for all involved whether they were at the show or not. Loads of games were unveiled, peripherals, and tons more stuff happened. MMOs were there too though, and while the majority didn’t make the front page, loads of stuff pertaining to the genre happened or is going to happen. […]

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  • Weekly MMO news round-up: EVE Lore updates, EverQuest double XP, Bounty Bay hunts

    Not much this week for MMOs, sorry to say. Most are just giving players an “extra experience weekend” to lull them into playing on the PC instead of being outside grilling burgers and getting bent on beer. Well, if you are an American that is expected of you this weekend. Most of us just do […]

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