LotRO Producer’s Letter Teases Update 19, Improved Housing, And Mordor Expansion

LotRO Producer’s Letter Teases Update 19, Improved Housing, And Mordor Expansion

Dungeons & Dragons Online Executive Producer Dan “Severlin” Ciccolini has expanded his role at Turbine, now taking over the same position with The Lord of…

LotRO’s Annual Community-Run Harnkegger Games Return In September

LotRO’s Annual Community-Run Harnkegger Games Return In September

Last year’s Harnkegger Games in The Lord of the Rings Online were such a success that the folks behind them are doing it again this…

Turbine Has Something “Big” Planned For Mordor In LotRO

Turbine Has Something “Big” Planned For Mordor In LotRO

Earlier this week, Turbine’s Robert “Severlin” Ciccolini gave Dungeons & Dragons Online something to celebrate by revealing a few tidbits about the game’s future plans….

LotRO’s Update 18.2 Goes Live Today, Adds New Raid, Housing And Wardrobe Improvements

LotRO’s Update 18.2 Goes Live Today, Adds New Raid, Housing And Wardrobe Improvements

Get ready to face some truly dreadful terror in The Lord of the Rings Online’s new raid, Throne of the Dread Terror, which was profiled…

Steam’s Summer Sale Offers Sick Deals On Free-To-Play Games

Steam’s Summer Sale Offers Sick Deals On Free-To-Play Games

Steam’s annual Summer Sale is officially under way and now that Valve’s had a day to wait for its servers to level out, we’ve decided…

Turbine Reveals Upcoming LOTRO Raid, “Throne Of The Dread Terror”

Turbine Reveals Upcoming LOTRO Raid, “Throne Of The Dread Terror”

After a three-year break, The Lord of the Rings Online is diving back into the oft-neglecting raiding pool with Throne of the Dread Terror in…

Turbine Cancels LotRO EU Server Move, Ruffles Some Feathers

Turbine Cancels LotRO EU Server Move, Ruffles Some Feathers

Turbine moved its North American and European Lord of the Rings Online datacenter to New Jersey last month, and things appeared to be going well….

What Games Did Free To Play Right, Then Wrong?

What Games Did Free To Play Right, Then Wrong?

Trion Worlds is taking a lot of heat recently for the changes it’s made to the cash shops in Rift and Trove. It’s been a…

LOTRO Migrating To New Data Center Soon; Does It Bode Well For The Future?

LOTRO Migrating To New Data Center Soon; Does It Bode Well For The Future?

A brief post on the Lord of the Rings Online forums has my brain speculating a bit today. In it, executive producer Athena “Vyvyanne” Peters…

Top 50 Free-To-Play Games Of All Time: #11-#20

Top 50 Free-To-Play Games Of All Time: #11-#20

From wizards to ninjas, starships to battleships, there’s a free-to-play game for just about everyone out there. Some are better than others, though, whether it’s…

LOTRO’s Producer Letter Looks Back On 2015, Lays Out Plans For 2016

LOTRO’s Producer Letter Looks Back On 2015, Lays Out Plans For 2016

It’s that time again, when MMO developers make plans for the coming year before embarking on an epic holiday vacation. The Lord of the Rings…

LotRO’s Update 17.1 To Include Level 95 Boost, In-Home Crafting Stations

LotRO’s Update 17.1 To Include Level 95 Boost, In-Home Crafting Stations

Update 17.1 for The Lord of the Rings Online is only in testing right now. As usual, there’s a long list of bug fixes and…

LOTRO’s Update 17 Takes Players To Minas Tirith

LOTRO’s Update 17 Takes Players To Minas Tirith

The Lord of the Rings Online is nearing the end of the road… to Mordor, that is. Update 17 just went live and takes players…

LOTRO Tries Weekly Episodic “Mini-Series”

LOTRO Tries Weekly Episodic “Mini-Series”

Keeping players interested during the long stretches between content updates is a challenge for any MMO development team. The guys at Turbine realize this and…

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