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  • 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. […]

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  • Warhammer Online now available for Mac users

    Mythic has announced that Warhammer Online has been released for Mac users. The client will cost $19.99 on GameTree Online for new subscribers, while current subscribers can download it for free. “We couldn’t be more excited to officially bring Warhammer Online and our intense Realm vs. Realm combat to Mac gamers,” said executive producer Jeff […]

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  • Daemon Moon event for Warhammer Online celebrates Halloween

    Mythic has announced that Warhammer Online will host a special live event, Daemon Moon Rising, for a limited time during the 2009 Halloween season. Daemon Moon Rising, will run in-game from October 23 through November 2 and will feature the Daemon Mask event quest, a new Daemonball Rally Public Quest, a special RvR scenario, and […]

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  • WAR hitting Mac on October 28

    EA’s confirmed that WAR’s Mac version will release on October 28. It’s going to be made available for download for a very reasonable $20. If you’re a current sub, you’ll be able to get the new version at no cost. PR after the break.

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  • Weekly MMO round up: WoW's Pirate Day, Aion provides a server listing, EVE is everywhere

    Loads of news this week in MMO land, kiddos. Massively is giving away Beta keys to Star Trek Online, Aion dropped GameGuard and launched its first server, Pirates are everywhere, and Sony is giving you double station cash this weekend. There is also news concerning Champions Online, EVE, Guild Wars 2, EverQuest, Warhammer, Runes of […]

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  • GDC Austin: Mythic admits mistakes with Warhammer Online

    During his keynote at GDC Austin, Warhammer Online executive producer Jeff Hickman spoke to attendees about three of the major mistakes Mythic made with the MMO. These mistakes being challenging play, the lack of economy, and the fact that the game was so easy that social tools were made irrelevant. “There’s a big difference between […]

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  • Weekly MMO news round up: EQ bonus weekend, new EVE faction, Guild Wars I & II stuff

    The news this week in MMOs was a bit scarce, unless it was huge news that hit the front page – which a lot of it did. However, there were other things going on: a new faction for EVE Online, bonus goodies for EverQuest II, content changes for Guild Wars, and a few other things […]

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  • Weekly MMO news round up - Aion Cleric Class, Second Life Avaline service, WAR's Wild Hunt event

    Loads of World of Warcraft stuff is coming out of BlizzCon 09, but you knew that already. We also told you about the new CCP game Dust 514 this week thanks to GamesCom, but there is other stuff that went on in the world of MMOs as well. The Avaline service is now available in […]

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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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  • Weekly MMO news round-up: CCP files a trademark, Guild Wars class updates, more

    Loads of stuff as usual going on this week with MMOs. CCP has files a trademark fro Dust 514, which strangely enough resembles the EvE Logo, Warhammer’s latest patch is up on the test server, Guild Wars had some more class tweaks, and the summer festivities have been extended for Lord of the Rings Online. […]

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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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  • Warhammer Online's next live event titled The Wild Hunt

    Warhammer Online producer Jeff Skalski has revealed that the next in-game Live Event will be called The Wild Hunt. It is slated for release around the time of the game’s first birthday in September and will be part of patch 1.3.1 which contains updates and streamlining to the Realm vs Realm play. War’s latest patch […]

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  • Mythic to help BioWare with The Old Republic

    Greg Zeschuk has revealed to Eurogamer that Mythic will help out with Star Wars: The Old Republic. This does not mean that BioWare will help with Warhammer Online, though. “Ray (Muzyka) and I (have) both played Warhammer, and actually I’ve still been playing it on and off for a while,” he told the site. “So […]

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  • Weekly MMO news round-up: EverQuest and FusionFall expansions, Star Wars hitting Comic-Con

    Loads this week in MMO news, and some is more interesting than what we have been offered in previous weeks. FussionFall is getting an expansion for its 5 million users, the EQI&II trademark rumors turned out to be new expansions, Star Wars will be on hand at Comic-Con, and Conan got a new update. Also, […]

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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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  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Rise of the Tomb Kings live, WoW on Flying Mounts, Aion pre-order bonus

    This week there is a bit more going on in MMOs than last week. Seems quite a few got game updates, WoW’s Midsummer Fire Festival is in full swing, and City of Heroes is getting power customization. Loads of stuff really. Read on past the break for the lot of it.

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  • 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 […]

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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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  • 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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Warhammer Online Latest

  • 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 […]

  • Warhammer Online’s next live event titled The Wild Hunt

    Warhammer Online producer Jeff Skalski has revealed that the next in-game Live Event will be called The Wild Hunt. It is slated for release around the time of the game’s first birthday in September and will be part of patch 1.3.1 which contains updates and streamlining to the Realm vs Realm play. War’s latest patch […]

  • Mythic to help BioWare with The Old Republic

    Greg Zeschuk has revealed to Eurogamer that Mythic will help out with Star Wars: The Old Republic. This does not mean that BioWare will help with Warhammer Online, though. “Ray (Muzyka) and I (have) both played Warhammer, and actually I’ve still been playing it on and off for a while,” he told the site. “So […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: EverQuest and FusionFall expansions, Star Wars hitting Comic-Con

    Loads this week in MMO news, and some is more interesting than what we have been offered in previous weeks. FussionFall is getting an expansion for its 5 million users, the EQI&II trademark rumors turned out to be new expansions, Star Wars will be on hand at Comic-Con, and Conan got a new update. Also, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Rise of the Tomb Kings live, WoW on Flying Mounts, Aion pre-order bonus

    This week there is a bit more going on in MMOs than last week. Seems quite a few got game updates, WoW’s Midsummer Fire Festival is in full swing, and City of Heroes is getting power customization. Loads of stuff really. Read on past the break for the lot of it.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Warhammer Online ended March with 300,000 subs

    EA execs just confirmed in an investor conference call that Warhammer Online has 300,000 subscribers at the end of March 2009. The company reported an FY2009 loss of $1.08 billion earlier today. The MMO launched in September 2008.

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Shadowbane gets a reprieve, AoC goes lvl 50, Twitter comes to PlayXpert

    Welcome once again to your weekly MMO news round-up. Loads going as usual what with PlayXpert releasing a new Widget for online games, Conan players getting to go to level 50, and Shadowbane getting a small reprieve from the death ax. Wanna know the rest? Of course you do, and it’s all after the break.

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: WoW on iPhone, Spellborn launches, MMO birthdays

    Loads of goings on in the world of MMOs, as usual. Let us make sense of it for you. This week was filled with birthday celebrations for four different MMOs: Lineage II, LOTRO, City of Heroes, and Guild Wars. Good job guys. Other stuff happened too ya know, and it’s all broken down for 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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. […]

  • Warhammer players complete first sacking of capital city

    The first actual sacking of a capital city in Warhammer Online occurred this past Sunday, six months after the game’s release, reports Massively. Nice. The Destruction faction on Euro server Karak Eight Peaks breached the capital of Altdorf and beat the final encounter with Emperor Karl Franz. After that, the king was caged so everyone […]

  • More free WAR server transfers offered

    Mythic has announced another round of free Warhammer Online character transfers. Players who currently reside on role-playing realm Ostermark can get a free transfer to Phoenix Throne (role-play) or Vortex. Thanks, IncGamers.

  • WAR beta set to launch in Taiwan

    Warhammer Online’s Taiwanese beta’s to go live on April 14, according to this press release. “Since day one, it’s been our goal to make the Age of Reckoning a global phenomenon,” said Mythic boss Mark Jacobs. “The closed beta in Taiwan brings more players around the world the chance to answer one very simple question: […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Darkfall patched, update coming for Warhammer, Old Republic Screens

    Yes, we know this should have gone up yesterday. We were so busy with GDC last week that we almost forgot to do it, but how could we live with ourselves if you didn’t get your weekly MMO news update? We couldn’t. Loads going on with all of your favorites last week, so hit the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mythic to close 43 Warhammer Online servers

    Today, Mythic will be performing a final transfer of characters from several of the servers: 43 of them, to be exact. All characters on the servers listed here will be consolidated onto another destination server, with all source servers eventually closing. Items in your character’s inventory (equipped or otherwise) and bank vault, bio, quests, tomes, […]

  • Choppa and Slayer invade Warhammer Online

    Patch 1.2 goes live today for Warhammer Online. The Choppa and Slayer classes have now invaded and are ready to start warring in the Bitter Rivals event. When you log into the servers, the patch will also fix over 500 bugs, and a new career balancing system will be put in place. Thanks, IncGamers.

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: D&D turns three, Hello Kitty, WAR gets a forum

    There are many updates, announcements, and other goings on in MMO-land during the week, and it can be hard to keep up. Luckily, you have us. Get the last seven days’ worth of significant MMO news after the break.

  • Bill Roper: Don’t count Warhammer Online out just yet

    Bill Roper has told MTV that it’s too early to write off Warhammer Online just yet. “It’s so funny, I hear half the people are saying, ‘Oh gosh, Warhammer looks like it isn’t doing so great’, because they said they had [dropped to] 300,000 subscribers”, said the Cryptic boss. “Those are not bad numbers. And […]

  • Weekly MMO news round-up: WAR’s Night of Murder, Darkfall pre-orders, Spellborn’s patch

    Sure, the more important MMO stories gets their own pieces during the week, but what about all games that aren’t World of Warcraft? Where does that leave them? Here in our MMO news round-up, obviously. So much happens on a daily basis in the world of MMOs that we thought we’d put as much as […]

  • Mythic: We’re “super proud” of WAR subs

    Despite seeing a drop in Warhammer Online subscribers from 750,000 to 300,000 since release, Mythic’s Jeff Hickman has claimed the firm is thrilled with its game’s userbase. “We are super proud of our subscription numbers,” Hickman said in a Eurogamer live interview today. “We expected a hit from our competitors’ launch, and the economy is […]