While rocking the new free-to-play monetary method, City of Heroes Freedom has become an all new force to be reckoned with in the MMO arena and it grows even stronger with a brand new content update, Issue 23: Where Shadows Lie.
Over the past few days you may have seen news skimming over something to do with user accounts, hacks and Cryptic Studios. Well, much like with Sony, SOE and Steam before them, Cryptic has suffered unauthorized access into their user account database, and has issued warnings for gamers to change their passwords.
Cryptic Studios revealed a bit more of their free-to-play MMORPG Neverwinter today. They've sent out a new CGI trailer as well as nine screenshots for the Dungeons and Dragons 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Atari decided to pull the veil from co-op RPG Neverwinter today. They released a trailer with a good helping of gameplay footage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5th Cell enters the action game genre, Microsoft acquires a NUI development company and Champions Online heads into F2P territory.