Video Game News
Former Cryptic Devs Want Gamers To Help Choose Their Next Game
In an industry that is more about the bottom line than it is creativity and innovation, it's slightly refreshing to hear that former Cryptic Studios developers have formed a new team with comic artist Austin McKinley, and they want us gamers to help with their next project.
Champions Online Premium Archetypes Now Free For All Players
With Cryptic now under the wing of Perfect World Entertainment, the Chinese-based publisher is already implementing a few changes to the way Cryptic will be running their MMOs, namely by making more of the premium content accessible to non-paying players for a brief period of time.
Neverwinter Becoming Free-To-Play MMO
Cryptic's Dungeons and Dragons co-op RPG Neverwinter is changing dramatically under new publisher Perfect World. For starters, it's now a free-to-play title.
Weekly Recap Sept 10th: Star Trek Goes F2P, Max Payne 3 Release Date, Crysis Remake
Crytek announces a console remake for their famous high-end shooter, Crysis. Cryptic revealed that Star Trek Online is going free-to-play and Rockstar unveils the release window for Max Payne 3. These stories and more in this edition of the weekly recap.
Star Trek Online Will Be Free To Play Soon
Soon it will be cheaper than ever to explore space, the final frontier. Cryptic Studios revealed today that they'll be switching the MMORPG Star Trek Online to free-to-play later this year.
E3 2011: Neverwinter Gameplay Trailer Arrives
Atari decided to pull the veil from co-op RPG Neverwinter today. They released a trailer with a good helping of gameplay footage.
Atari Will Sell Cryptic Studios
Last than three years after acquiring Star Trek Online developer Cryptic Studios, Atari is severing ties. Today they announced their intention to divest its stake in the Los Gatos-based studio.
Champions Online Free For All Is Now Live
Atari has sent out word that the moment some of you have been waiting for has finally arrived: Champions Online is partially free-to-play.
Champions Online, Star Trek Online Lifetime Subscriptions Announced
If you think you'll be playing Champions Online and Star Trek Online for years to come, you might want to spring for a lifetime subscription next week. Cryptic will be holding a sale on lifetime subs for each game.
Weekly Recap Jan 15th: Silent Hill Downpour, BattleField 3 At GDC, Cryptic's Secret Game
A brand new Silent Hill game is on the way while Battlefield 3 is prepped to be on display at GDC and Cryptic readies to unveil their secret project.
Cryptic Studios Making Secret Game
It seems maintaining two MMO's and developing a co-op RPG isn't enough activity for Cryptic Studios. They've got at least one other project in development.
Weekly Recap Oct 30th: Champions Online Free-to-Play, Hybrid Announced, Windows Going NUI?
5th Cell enters the action game genre, Microsoft acquires a NUI development company and Champions Online heads into F2P territory.
Champions Online Going Free To Play
Super hero MMO Champions Online is going free-to-play. Cryptic revealed today that, starting next year, players will no longer have to pay a subscription.
Champions Online Free Week Announced
Wednesday will mark the one year anniversary of Champions Online. Cryptic is celebrating the event with a free trial.
Neverwinter Co-op RPG Announced For PC
Today Atari and Cryptic Studios announced Neverwinter for the PC. Neverwinter is an online RPG set in the Dungeons and Dungeons universe.