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Transformers Universe – Q&A with Jagex Vice President David Nicholson

Transformers Universe – Q&A with Jagex Vice President David Nicholson
Transformers fans will soon be able to choose to play as an Autobot or a Decepticon in the free-to-play MMO Transformers Universe. Gamers will find themselves facing multiple battles, learning tactics, upgrading their warriors and making bonds with fellow commanders. The game is developed by Jagex, who are best known for the MMO Runescape. Jagex vice president David Nicholson discussed what it was like creating new Transformers for the game, working... 

Go behind the scenes on MMO Transformers Universe with ‘Under the Hood’

Go behind the scenes on MMO Transformers Universe with ‘Under the Hood’
Jagex will be bringing the action packed MMO Transformers Universe to the MCM London Comic Con. To give a little taste of what you can expect, you can view Transformers Universe: Under the Hood below. The video features Josh Tarrant of Jagex guiding viewers behind the making of the game. This includes asking questions to the developers, such as the game modes and customising your own bot. You can also see how the game went down during its first public... 

Firefly to Return – Fox Announces New Online Game

Firefly to Return – Fox Announces New Online Game
To all you Joss Whedon fans who have been waiting and hoping these many years for a return of the all too short-lived Firefly series, a little something was revealed at San Diego Comic Con which might help to fill the gaping Captain Mal-shaped holes in your lives. Before you get your hopes up too high, it’s not a new series. Unfortunately, it’s not even a film. But on the upside, it is something that will enable you to enter into and... 

Defiance Beta Hands On

Defiance Beta Hands On
SyFy’s new show Defiance will start airing in April 2013. So far it looks to be a fantastic show with a beautiful blend of survival, character profile development and big flashy battles. Who doesn’t like big flashy battles? Set during the aftermath of an interspecies war held on Earth, aliens and mankind have come to co-exist to survive on the war torn planet. With no main body of government, frontier cities such as Defiance are the closest thing... 

Win an early access code to play SyFy and Trion’s Defiance

Win an early access code to play SyFy and Trion’s Defiance
One part an epic sci-fi drama series, another part a MMO video game, Defiance makes for an immersive interactive universe. The UK premiere of the TV series comes to Syfy channel from 16th April. The game, developed by Trion, is released on 2nd April for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Before then two stars from the show, Tony Curran and Jaime Murray will be in attendance at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con on 16th – 17th March. To celebrate we’ve been given... 

Paragon Studios faces closure, City of Heroes to have one last battle

Paragon Studios faces closure, City of Heroes to have one last battle
NCsoft are closing Paragon Studios, creator of City of Heroes, due to a “realignment of company focus and publishing support,” according to community manager Andy Belford. Belford states that, “all recurring subscription billing and Paragon Market purchasing will be discontinued effective immediately,” marking the end of days for the world’s first superhero MMORPG which launched in 2004. Although the team has its head... 

Defiance. A new step for MMOs?

Defiance. A new step for MMOs?
When someone discusses Lord of the Rings, you no longer think of just some rather old books. There are games, movies, literature, spin-offs and plenty of cosplay. Tolkein’s books are no longer a title, but an entire universe, much in the same way we see Marvel nowadays, with the various characters in their own games, movies and of course comics. That’s what Defiance is about to become, not just a game, nor a TV series but a fully interactive... 

Transformers Universe Panel

Transformers Universe Panel
With only a teaser trailer so far, it was great to get ‘hands on’ with Transformers Universe at the MCM Gamestop UK stage yesterday. Up until now, Jagex have been somewhat cryptic and have teased the world with only tid-bits of information, but with Kelly Veira (Story Writer) and Chris Jones (Executive Producer) taking to the stage, we can reveal which questions have been answered by gamers over this weekend. Jagex obviously have some great... 

Guild Wars 2 Beta Signup

Guild Wars 2 Beta Signup
It has already been confirmed that the Beta for Guild Wars 2 is only round the corner and as such AreaNet are accepting signups for the public beta now on the official website. I feel the need to stress the urgency at this stage; you have only until 6PM GMT Friday 24th February to register for the beta. This really does help reflect on AreaNet’s promise to… you’re not still here are you? You should be at the Guild Wars website signing up! It’s... 

Playstation 3 to get first free-to-play console MMO

Playstation 3 to get first free-to-play console MMO
Sony Online Entertainment LLC have announced that the highly popular multiplayer game, Free Realms, will be making its way onto the Playstation 3 console later this month. Free Realms will be the first family-friendly massively mutliplayer online game to be released on any console. Free Realms was originally launched in 2009 for the PC and then a year later in 2010 for MAC users, currently the game is still going strong on both formats and boasts... 
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