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  • Report - NCsoft Boycotts G-STAR 2016

    G-STAR 2016 will be held between November 17-20 in Busan, South Korea and it's supposed to be the largest one in the history. However, NCsoft, one of the biggest game companies in South Korea and a leading MMO developer, will likely be absent. Goha report said NCsoft was boycotting G-STAR 2016 for not being allowed to host a Blade & Soul tournament on the show floor.   N... Read More »

  • World of Warcraft Game Director Tom Chilton Has Left the Team

    Last month, the World of Warcraft ship lost 2 important crew: the Lead Quest Designer Craig Amai (he remained in Blizzard though), Lead Character Artist Tyson Murphy (moved on to Riot Games).  It's not over, as yesterday, another veteran developer, Tom "Kalgan" Chilton, was announced that he will no longer be the game's director. Ion Hazzikostas will take over ... Read More »

  • Virtual Reality Helps Find out More Nazi War Criminals

    Virtual reality is used for gaming, movies, art creation, medical science, and so on. In fact VR is also used in some special purposes, and for instance, investigation. The German authorities used the VR technology to catch the remaining Nazi war criminals. The Germans were able to create a 3D version of the Auschwitz concentration camp using the VR technology. Once the entire camp w... Read More »

  • Fans Will Soon Be Able to Watch Live CS:GO Event in VR for the First Time

    SLIVER.tv is a virtual reality entertainment platform, has announced to work with VR production studio WonderWorld VR to produce ESL One New York, the first ever esports event that will be live streamed to fans worldwide in VR. Coming on October 1 and ending October 2 at Barclays Center, New York, ESL One New York will feature CS: GO and Street Fighter V.   Audience can expect to watch... Read More »

  • Why the PlayStation Pro Is a Let Down

    While many believed that this year would see Sony and Microsoft usher in their more powerful console versions, it does not look like that reality will come to pass anytime soon. This is because Sony’s PS4 Pro is much weaker than expected and the Xbox One Scorpio doesn’t come out until next year. So what exactly do the Major Console Players have in store? In many ways, it is Sony ... Read More »

  • Blizzard Legend Chris Metzen Retires

    Chris Metzen, the man who created the universe for StarCraft, Warcraft, Diablo, and Overwatch has left Blizzard and retired. The gaming world bid farewell to a legend.   Chris Metzen, as Blizzard's creative director, created beloved characters like Thrall, Kerrigan, and Varian Wrynn, etc. He was also responsible for the creation of Raynor (Starcraft), Medivh (World of Warcraft), and S... Read More »

  • Rob Pardo Founded Bonfire Studios, Hoping to Recreate Social Connections in MMO

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    Rob Pardo, former Chief Creative Officer at Blizzard, has created his own game studio named Bonfire Studios with several industry talents. Pardo was lead designer of World of Warcraft and the The Burning Crusade expansion. He also led the Diablo 3 project before he left the company in 2014.   Starting Bonfire Studios is a new phase in Pardo's career and he didn't forget the most i... Read More »

  • F2P MMO Earns $17.1 Billion in 2016, Which Is 6 Times More Than P2P MMOs

    Recently SuperData published 2016 MMO &MOBA Games Marker Report, providing value insight into what motivates the worldwide MMO players. Unfortunately, I don’t have $2,499 for the full report but some interesting date was included in their free sample. Let’s have a look.   According to the report, f2p MMOs are more profitable than p2p MMOs. The PC online multiplayer se... Read More »

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