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  • Broken WAR in Europe - GOA denies launch registration issues

    GOA has denied that Warhammer Online is still experiencing registration issues in Europe, despite the fact that it… is. New users are complaining that they’re unable to log into WAR’s European site, following assurances from GOA last week that issues experienced in the open beta would be cleared up before launch. “Your information is inaccurate, […]

  • GamesRadar gives WAR a 9/10

    GamesRadar’s reviewed Warhammer Online at 9/10, as you can see here. The site clearly managed to get on a server, something we didn’t manage to do last night. They were obviously allowed to register for the game as well. Again… Snip: Its similarities to and improvements on WoW – most especially in PvP – make […]

  • Mythic: Why you should play WAR instead of WoW

    Undecided? Mythic boss Mark Jacobs isn’t. Warhammer Online has now launched and he reckons World of Warcraft players should try it. Here’s why, courtesy of MTV: If you’re looking for the best RvR [Realm vs. Realm] in any online game, you come to “Warhammer.” This is what we do well. This is the most core […]

  • Mythic declares WAR: Warhammer Online finally launches

    Hugely anticipated fantasy MMO Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning has gone live, Massively reports, and the servers are now open for Order- and Destruction-related business. This is by far the biggest MMO launch so far this year, and behind the scenes buzz for the game has been huge. The game is now on sale, and […]

  • Mark Jacobs: Of course EA knows about launching MMOs

    Following a comment yesterday from WAR creative director Paul Barnett regarding EA knowing “nothing about launching MMOs in Europe,” Mythic boss Mark Jacobs has clarified the situation by calling Barnett “sarcastic” and “irreverent.” “Well first you’ve got to understand that Paul is Paul,” Jacobs told Eurogamer. “He’s very sarcastic. He tries to be very funny […]

  • Barnett: EA "know nothing about launching MMOs in Europe"

    Bloody hell, Paul. Don’t hold back. In WAR’s launch week, the MMO’s creative director has launched a stinging attack on EA, saying the firm simply “knows nothing” about bring an MMO to market in Europe. WAR is being published by GOA in Europe. “GOA did it with Dark Age of Camelot and they’ve done it […]

  • WAR ships tomorrow, Mythic confirms

    Mythic’s confirmed that Warhammer Online will ship to retail tomorrow. The MMO’s level of pre-ordering has apparently set a record for an EA game. More than 1.5 million units have been sold into retail. “This is truly a historic day for both EA and Mythic as we prepare to send more copies of WAR to […]

  • First WAR review is an 8/10

    EG’s published the first Warhammer Online review in the world, and it’s 8/10. Snip: Mythic has dutifully done everything it needs to to compete with Blizzard’s jack of all trades and master of most. Crafting is weak, and dungeons – the small, instanced experiences that really cement the group dynamics in an MMO – are […]

  • The Burning Crusade delayed WAR, says Jacobs

    Speaking to MTV, Mythic boss Mark Jacobs has admitted that the release of WoW expansion The Burning Crusade pushed back Warhammer Online’s release thanks to its “water cooler quests. “We obviously had a major bump when ‘Burning Crusade’ came out,” he said. “When [Blizzard] released that expansion, they raised the expectations of the player; they […]

  • GOA: WAR registration issues will be "completely fixed" for launch

    Speaking to VG247 this morning, Warhammer Online’s European publisher, GOA, has assured that all registration issues gamers are experiencing with the game’s open beta will be resolved before release on September 18. “These issues will of course be completely fixed for the launch,” said a rep. The firm also said that current problems with new […]

  • GOA under pressure as Jacobs lays blame for WAR beta glitches

    Mythic boss Mark Jacobs has publicly blamed Warhammer Online’s European publisher, GOA, for registration errors at the opening of the Warhammer Online beta in Europe, saying the firm “messed up.” “GOA messed up, they apologized and they are working hard to do better,” he said on his blog. “This is a good start but not […]

  • GOA makes public apology for WAR beta failure

    According to this GI story, GOA’s issued a statement apologising for registration problems with the now-open WAR beta. Although servers have opened, and closed beta testers have been able to enter the new phase without any problems, account registration and authentication for new players is not working. “I rarely address players directly, but I wanted […]

  • WAR open beta is... open

    As announced on its official site, Warhammer Online’s open beta is now live. “This is a monumental step for the game and the community and it is with great pleasure that we welcome you all,” said the blurb. “WAR has come, it is now up to you to forge your destiny and choose your allegiance […]

  • 50,000 WAR beta keys to be given out by Multiplay today

    Multiplay just confirmed that it’s going to give out 50,000 Warhammer Online beta keys today. As you do. You’ll need to have a Multiplay account to get one. You can get the keys here. The game itself releases on September 18. Press release after the link.

  • Pre-order Red Alert 3, turn yourself into a bear in WAR

    This is obvious. EA’s announced that those pre-ordering strategy sequel Red Alert 3 will get an exclusive helmet for use in WAR that allows your character to turn into a bear. There’s not really a huge amount more to say. Other than “what?” More on Massively.

  • Pre-order WAR, get a headstart

    For those of you gagging to get involved with Warhammer Online later this month, good news arrives today in the fact that those pre-ordering the game get a headstart. If you’ve pre-ordered the Collector’s Edition of the Mythic MMO, you’re going to be able to start levelling on September 14, four day’s ahead of the […]

  • $1 billion to compete with WoW? "Nonsense," says Jacobs

    Mythic’s Mark Jacobs has trashed Bobby’s Kotick’s estimation that it would take $1 billion to compete with World of Warcraft, describing his posturing as “nonsense.” “When certain people throw out ridiculous numbers, you know they’re throwing out ridiculous numbers because they want to scare off competition or they want to make themselves seem invincible and […]

  • WAR gold, says a completely official press release

    Warhammer Online’s gold, says a press release both approved by EA and Mythic. You can read it after the link. You can believe this. Please don’t believe Mythic games are finished if senior execs at the developer say so. No sir. Believe press releases, though. Like the one after the link. Very official, that.

  • New Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning cinematic trailer

    Needs no introduction really, but here goes anyway: Below you can see a brand new Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning trailer that makes us want to invest in l337 PCs and hardcore graphics cards. Check it out.

  • Warhammer Online NA open beta begins September 7

    Mythic’s announced that that WAR open beta will begin in the US on September 7. “For three years we have been saying that ‘WAR is coming’ and the team has been working hard to deliver on this promise,” said company boss Mark Jacobs. “In just a few weeks, we are going to throw open our […]

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