Guild Wars 2 Media Day Wrap-Up, Part 2

You can read part one of Eric’s writeup here. Combat and Skills Much has been made of the innovative combat system of Guild Wars 2, and this was another area where I had reservations coming in. Other MMOs have experimented with “action game”-style combat in the past, usually with fairly disastrous results. However, I feel like ArenaNet… Continue reading Guild Wars 2 Media Day Wrap-Up, Part 2

New Wizard101 World: Zafaria

Hold on to your pointy wizard hats, boys and girls — KingsIsle is back with a new zone for Wizard101 that marks the game’s biggest content push since last year’s Celestia. Zafiria is the name of the place, and the African-themed world brings with it a ton of new lands to explore, enemies to battle,… Continue reading New Wizard101 World: Zafaria

Top 20 Most Influential People in MMOs

KingsIsle Entertainment’s Coleman tops list; reps from Blizzard, Turbine, SOE, and others make their marks DALLAS, TX (March 4, 2011) – The newest issue of Beckett Massive Online Gamer (#30 May/June 2011) contains the magazine’s annual list of the top 20 most influential people in massively multiplayer online games, as selected by the magazine’s editors, highlighting the industry’s… Continue reading Top 20 Most Influential People in MMOs

Wizard101 Wins Big in Massive Online Gamer Reader’s Choice Awards

Wizard101 takes home multiple honors in Beckett Massive Online Gamer Reader’s Choice Awards World of Warcraft, Star Trek Online, and Eve Online also snag trophies DALLAS, TX (Jan. 5, 2011) – After nearly two months and thousands of entries, the winners of the Beckett Massive Online Gamer 2010 Reader’s Choice Awards, celebrating the best in massively multiplayer online… Continue reading Wizard101 Wins Big in Massive Online Gamer Reader’s Choice Awards

MOG’s Top 20 Most Influential People in MMOs List

New Massive Online Gamer highlights the Top 20 Most Influential People in MMOs SOE’s Smedley and McWilliams share top honors; Chinese influence permeates list DALLAS, TX (May 12, 2010) – The newest issue of Beckett Massive Online Gamer (#25 Jul/Aug 2010) contains the magazine’s annual list of the top 20 most influential people in massively multiplayer online games for 2009.… Continue reading MOG’s Top 20 Most Influential People in MMOs List

2009 Reader’s Choice Award Winners

Beckett Massive Online Gamer Readers Choose the Best MMOs of 2009 Beckett Media LLC has announced the results of its 2009 Reader’s Choice Awards, which were voted on by readers of Massive Online Gamer and visitors to the magazine’s web site, www.massiveonlinegamer.com. Tens of thousands of votes were logged, and the winners in some categories came down to… Continue reading 2009 Reader’s Choice Award Winners