Posts Tagged ‘MMO’

The Story Mechanic Part Nine: Lore Unto Themselves

by Mark Bridleon October 26, 2012
The Story Mechanic is a fortnightly column from Mark Bridle, celebrating narrative and story. This week, chatting MMOs. Read the full article at

Ding! Episode 037

by Martin Bakeron October 26, 2012
This week the guys talk about absolutely anything they can think of which, this week, consisted of a new World of Warcraft offer allowing newcomers to get the game and its first two expansions for a mere £4, a long discussion about MMO mobile apps, what they should have in order to make them useful and whether or not the guys would use them and the new Gateway system from Star Trek Online. Listen to the entire podcast at, on iTunes or on Stitcher.

Ding! Episode 036

by Martin Bakeron October 19, 2012
This week the guys talk about absolutely anything they can think of that's happened within the world of MMO's over the last week or so. The discussion starts with Trey, who's been playing a lot of Star Wars: The Old Republic in anticipation of it going free-to-play, then moves on to Calvin and Martin who have been playing a lot of World of Warcraft, particularly the in-game seasonal events. The gang then glossed over some news, mostly about the new Defiance TV show trailer and the Transformer Universe trailer fo...

Transformers Universe Beta Registration Now Open – Gameplay Trailer and Details Here!

by Mick Fraseron October 15, 2012
Given the recent success of High Moon's Transformers: Fall of Cybertron and the anticipation around the upcoming Nintendo-exclusive Transformers Prime, it seems a perfect time for Jagex to launch their own massively multiplayer browser game set in Hasbro's sci-fi universe.

Despite Teething Issues Happy Wars Brings Free to Play to XBLA

by Robin Parkeron October 15, 2012
Toylogic and Microsoft have unleashed a new kind of MMO on Xbox, as the free-to-play fighting title Happy Wars launched at the weekend.

Ding! Episode 035

by Martin Bakeron October 12, 2012
This week the guys talk about Martin's accidental joining of the enemy in War of the Roses, the fact that Calvin seems to be still enjoying World of Warcraft as a Pandaren Monk (yes, including the new Pet Battle System) and Trey talks some more about is extended experiences in Planetside 2, including a bit of talk about the brand new continent that's opened up for beta players. After all that it's the return of the rage as Trey talks about Dust 514. You can hear the entire podcast at, on iTunes or...

Sony Online Entertainment to Launch First Official Wikia Community Alongside Planetside 2

by Jonny Lewison October 10, 2012
Sony is feeling the community spirit as it unveils plans to launch officially backed Wikia community inspired by upcoming MMO sequel Planetside 2

Hear the Sound of Rohan in the New LOTRO Trailer

by Robin Parkeron October 10, 2012
Turbine Inc. have released another new trailer talking about the music of the latest Lord of the Rings Online Expansion - the Riders of Rohan.

Ding! Episode 034

by Martin Bakeron October 5, 2012
This week the guys talk about Mists of Pandaria, as if you'd expect anything less?!? The discussion moves from Martin's experiences with the Pet Battle System to Calvin's thoughts on the Pandaren as a new character class. Trey dismisses everything the two say despite both Martin and Calvin lavishing praise on the latest Blizzard title. The talk then moves on to RIFT and some dubious behaviour from 38 Studios. You're just going to have to listen to find out. You can here the Ding! Podcast on iTunes or over at God...