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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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War headlines

  • 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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  • WAR celebrating 2 year anniversary with veteran goodies

    “The sounds of celebration and battle can be heard throughout the Old World. Fireworks, cheers and the roar of battle rings in the ears of combatants from both Realms…but there is a dark undertone heard beneath; the skittering of Skaven claws….”

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  • Warhammer Online still profitable, has "tens of thousands" trying it monthly

    BioWare Mythic has said Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning remains profitable, and is not going the way of the Dodo anytime soon.

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  • Mythic announces goodies for Warhammer Online one-year anniversary

    Mythic and Electronic Arts announced that there will be celebration activities for the one year  of Warhammer Online. Kicking off on August 31 and going through the month of September, there will be weekend-only scenarios, a month long 20 percent experience and renown bonus, special in-game items for all players, veteran rewards, and The Wild […]

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  • Apple prepares for WAR with Mac version and Beta arriving soon

    Mythic has announced that Mac users will soon be able to play Warhammer Online with the PC users this fall. The Beta of the Mac version of Warhammer Online will allow current players to download a client to their Mac computers and play with their live game accounts. Players who do not have an existing […]

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  • Rise of the Tomb Kings Live Event for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

    Warhammer Online’s final live event in the Call to Arms expansion, Rise of the Tomb Kings, will go live June 17 and end June 24. At least it has a date now. The winning Realm will have exclusive first access to the new Tomb Kings themed dungeon zone, and the the swag inside of it […]

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  • Mythic to cull career balancing in upcoming Warhammer patch

    Planned career changes for Warhammer Online will not be included in patch 1.3, producer Adam Gershowitz has confirmed. Some of the proposed balancing changes have proven a little controversial, so Mythic will instead focus on the Land of the Dead zone. Apparently, there was an outcry in the community over changes specifically aimed at stat […]

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  • Land of the Dead screens released for Warhammer Online

    New shots of the upcoming Land of the Dead expansion for Warhammer Online popped up on Eurogamer this morning. There are 30 posted, and each depict a very Egyptian-like setting. Actually it would be considered Egypt if you could ride scary looking boar mounts and you were an orc. Somehow we don’t think Semerkhet or […]

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  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Second Life shows growth, Shadowbane to close, STO gets lored

    Loads of little goings on the land of MMOs last week, but as per usual, the biggest stuff hit our front page. WoW patch anyone? Get the rest after the link.

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  • Blue Oyster Cult pens WAR theme song, Kiss My Axe (While I Drink My Beer)

    The Warhammer Online development team has collaborated with Eric Bloom and Richie Castellano of Blue Öyster Cult on a theme song for the game’s new Dwarf Slayer career. Entitled Kiss My Axe (While I Drink My Beer), the track celebrates the new character path, all thanks to lead-singer Eric Bloom being a long-time Warhammer fan. […]

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  • GOA doesn't plan to close any more WAR servers

    According to a report from IncGamers, there are no plans close any other EU Warhammer Online servers. “GOA, European publisher of WAR, has no plans to scale back the WAR servers,” said a spokesperson. “There is an ongoing optimization process that deals with efficient distribution of players between the servers, which is designed to ensure […]

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  • Dylan Jobe forms Lightbox, starts on Warhawk project

    Dylan Jobe has left Incognito to form Lightbox Interactive, according to this Kotaku report. Incognito was founded in 1999 by Scott Campbell and David Jaffe: both left in 2007 to form Eat Sleep Play. Lightbox’s first project is being rumoured as a Warhawk-in-space thing for Sony.

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  • ArmA II "Freedom" trailer resembles real propaganda footage

    Bohemia Interactive has released a new trailer for upcoming FPS war simulation sequel ArmA II. The title’s expected to be released sometime this year for PC. Trailer can be watched below, after an advert for the Notorious B.I.G. film.

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  • Top-line EA roster hits Steam

    Following a pretty conclusive rumour that Spore was about to go live on Steam earlier this week, Valve’s just confirmed that Wright’s latest, the Creepy & Cute add-on, WAR, Mass Effect, NfS Undercover and FIFA Manager 2009 are now all available on the download service. Mirror’s Edge, Red Alert 3 and Dead Space are all […]

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  • Analyst: WAR subs to "level off" at 250-300,000

    Speaking to Edge, Arvind Bhatia at Stern Agee has predicted that WAR numbers will settle at the 250-300,000 mark once the initial rush of free months’ play is over. “Over time, subscribers will drop off and level off at 250,000- 300,000,” he said. “Based on our estimates for sell through, it would require about 20 […]

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  • Faces of War dev reveals new project: Men of War

    1C Company’s announced the third game in the “Of War” trilogy, Men of War, the first two titles being Soldiers: Heroes of World War II and Faces of War. It’s set in WWII – again – but this time features: Three evolving storylines in the Soviet, Allied and German armies, comprising 19 missions in total. […]

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