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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 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; […]

  • 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.

  • Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning will be taken offline in December

    Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning will be taken offline on December 18, Mythic has announced. The MMO will close shop due to a licensing deal with Games Workshop having expired.

  • Warhammer Online lead developer leaves Mythic Entertainment

    Keaven Freeman, lead developer on Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning and Mythic Entertainment employee since 2007 has announced his departure today via his blog.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • Two more Warhammer Online servers retired

    BioWare Mythic has further consolidated Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning’s servers today.

  • Warhammer Online not at risk of shut down

    Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning isn’t going anywhere, not even the candy-filled nirvana that is Freemium Land.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • EA takes control of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning in Europe

    EA’s announced it has fully taken over all responsibilities of Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning from GOA in Europe as of effective immediately.

  • Get Warhammer for free, just pay the monthly fee

    Mythic and EA are giving away Warhammer Online for free. That’s right. The game will cost you nothing. Sort of.

  • Mythic provides details on upcoming patches to Warhammer Online

    Warhammer Online producer, Carrie Gouskos, has posted a new state of the game message up on the official site, and in it is quite a bit of information on upcoming updates to the game.

  • Mythic introduces endless free trial for Warhammer Online

    Mythic has announced that the 10-day limited free trail for Warhammer Online is no more. Instead, it has been replaced with an endless free trial. The new trial gives new and returning players and opportunity to play any of the 24 character careers and transfer them over once the player decides to purchase the game. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Warhammer Online gets Asian launch next week

    Warhammer Online is to launch in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau next week via GigaMedia’s FunTown game platform, Kotaku reports. The Mythic MMO currently has around 300,000 subs in the US.

  • Warhammer’s Land of the Dead patch up for pre-download

    Warhammer Online players eager to get a quick start on the upcoming Land of the Dead update can pre-download patch 1.3. If you do, come June 16 you won’t have to wait as long for the update to finish. Right now it’s US and Oceanic only, but GOA (France Telecom) will release one for Europe […]

  • 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 […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Fallen Earth gets screened, CrimeCraft enters beta, Ultima needs testers

    Leading up to E3, there is not a megaton of news with anything, let alone MMOs. The week was basically all about screens, delving into crafting systems and character sheets, and general stuff that you can view on any online game’s website. It’s called pre-E3 malaise, and today it’s pretty thick. However, we have dug […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Fallen Earth is elf-free, Star Wars details the Trooper class, EVE storyline updates

    Tons of stuff happens during the week with MMOs that it would just boggle your brains, so it’s all here for you in one post as usual. Fallen Earth promises to be different by being “elf free”, Star Wars revealed the Trooper class, EVE gets a bit of a storyline change, and LOTRO shows you […]

  • Refer-a-Friend to Warhammer Online, get an exclusive mount

    Mythic has announced that an exclusive griffon or manticore mount can be yours if you refer six players to Warhammer Online through the recruit-a-friend program. Other referral goodie include non-combat hounds, free game time, and special items that grant additional XP allowing you to temporarily raise a friend’s level to within two of your own. […]

  • Warhammer Online event Beyond the Sands is live

    Warhammer Online’s Beyond the Sands event went live yesterday and will run through April 27. The next phase in the Call to Arms live expansion, the event pits both factions against the Liche Priests over artifacts that once belonged to Nehekharan Kings. It is mainly a RvR event, but don’t worry PvE-ers. There’s something in […]

  • WAR: Choppa and Dwarf Slayer ready tomorrow

    The Choppa and Dwarf Slayer will officially be playable in Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning on March 18. Both classes were expected to included at launch, along with the Knight of the Blazing Sun and Black Guard. Get happy folks. Now you can die a heroic dwarfen death, or revel in bashing heads as an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Rumor: Layoffs at Mythic affect senior designers

    Joystiq is rumouring that between 60 and 130 people have been laid off at Mythic. Some of redundancies are apparently from WAR development staff, supposedly including senior designers. Mark Jacobs, however, made a statement on the official Warhammer Online site claiming that staffing numbers are attributed to consumer need and progress with game design. “With […]

  • Warhammer Online to get official forums

    Mythic’s confirmed Warhammer Online’s to get its own forum, to be run by the developer. There’s a large post from Mark Jacobs on the matter on the official site. Apparently this is the first Mythic game to get a properly hosted forum.

  • First Warhammer Online “live” expansion is Call to Arms

    Mythic just confirmed that Warhammer Online’s first expansion is to be titled Call to Arms. It’s a “live” affair, with a schedule and everything. It’s free, and will include “two highly anticipated new careers – the Orc Choppa and the Dwarf Slayer – and a new dungeon zone called ‘Land of the Dead,’ set in […]

  • WAR to launch in Korea

    Mythic’s confirmed that Warhammer Online is to geta Korean launch. Hangame’s to handle the localised product. Korea will get the game next year. WAR is just the latest western MMO to make the move to the country, with a Korean version of Age of Conan announced only last week. Press release after the link.