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Warframe's Nidus Prime and Operation: Plague Star Events Now Live

Warframe's Nidus Prime and Operation: Plague Star Events Now Live

It's a solid infest-ment.

By Jason Winter - 2 weeks ago
Report: Tencent Has "Little Interest" In Most Of Leyou's Operations

Report: Tencent Has "Little Interest" In Most Of Leyou's Operations

Unclear what this means for Warframe...

By Jason Winter - 1 month ago
Tencent Acquires Majority Stake In The Cycle Developer Yager

Tencent Acquires Majority Stake In The Cycle Developer Yager

Tencent has scooped up yet another game developer.

By Jason Winter - 3 months ago
Warframe's TennoCon Schedule Announced, And "Road To TennoCon" Events Are Underway

Warframe's TennoCon Schedule Announced, And "Road To TennoCon" Events Are Underway

TennoCon, the annual celebration of all things Warframe, is just a month away, taking place on Saturday, July 17.

By Jason Winter - 3 months ago
Leyou And Amazon's F2P Lord Of The Rings MMO Has Been Cancelled

Leyou And Amazon's F2P Lord Of The Rings MMO Has Been Cancelled

The free-to-play Lord of the Rings MMO game that was announced by Leyou Technologies in 2018 and said to be co-developed and co-published by Amazon Games in 2019 has been cancelled. Bloomberg's Jason Schreier reports that t...

By Jason Winter - 5 months ago
Rock Out To Warframe's Octavia Prime Music Video Winner

Rock Out To Warframe's Octavia Prime Music Video Winner

Warframe's Octavia is a musically inclined 'frame, so it makes sense that Digital Extremes would run a contest that asked players to create a music video featuring the newly minted Octavia Prime.

By Jason Winter - 6 months ago
Genshin Impact Had 9.5 Million Viewers On One Day, And Tencent Invested In 31 Companies In 2020

Genshin Impact Had 9.5 Million Viewers On One Day, And Tencent Invested In 31 Companies In 2020

Market research firm Niko Partners has been around for 19 years, offering insights into the Asian video game market over that time.

By Jason Winter - 8 months ago
Tencent Finalizing Plans To Purchase Leyou Technologies For $1.3 Billion

Tencent Finalizing Plans To Purchase Leyou Technologies For $1.3 Billion

After having several months with an exclusive negotiating window, Tencent is finally wrapping up its acquisition of Leyou Technologies.

By Jason Winter - 9 months ago
Warframe Launches On Epic Games Store, Offers Free Limited-Time Unreal Tournament Bundle

Warframe Launches On Epic Games Store, Offers Free Limited-Time Unreal Tournament Bundle

Warframe is now on the Epic Games Store, marking the first collaboration between the two companies -- Digital Extremes and Epic Games -- who created the Unreal series in 16 years.

By Jason Winter - 9 months ago
Document Reveals Schedule For Athlon's LotR MMO; PC Open Beta In 2023

Document Reveals Schedule For Athlon's LotR MMO; PC Open Beta In 2023

With everything else that's happened this year, it might be hard to remember that there's a Lord of the Rings MMO in development by Athlon Games.

By Jason Winter - 10 months ago
Warframe's Deimos: Arcana Now Live, Adds Necramech And Vault Bounties

Warframe's Deimos: Arcana Now Live, Adds Necramech And Vault Bounties

Earlier this evening, Digital Extremes launched its Deimos: Arcana update for Warframe on PC, pleasing fans for the sudden launch but mildly annoying press people who felt compelled to write about the update while they were en...

By Jason Winter - 10 months ago
Amazon Ending Development On Crucible, Team Will Shift To Other Projects

Amazon Ending Development On Crucible, Team Will Shift To Other Projects

Less than half a year after its launch -- and three months after its un-launch and removal to closed beta -- Amazon Game Studios has announced that it is pulling the plug on Crucible.

By Jason Winter - 11 months ago
Explore The Martian Moon In Warframe's Heart Of Deimos Expansion, Now Live

Explore The Martian Moon In Warframe's Heart Of Deimos Expansion, Now Live

The Heart of Deimos expansion is now live for Warframe on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One (and coming to Switch later this week), sending tenno to the "grotesquely beautiful" Cambion Drift location for adventure and eviscerati...

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Preview The 44th Warframe, Xaku, A Gnarly Amalgam Of Flesh And Metal

Preview The 44th Warframe, Xaku, A Gnarly Amalgam Of Flesh And Metal

If you can't stand to wait another day for Warframe's Heart of Deimos expansion ...

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
To Nobody's Surprise, Some Of Warframe's Helminth-Infused Abilities Are Getting Nerfed

To Nobody's Surprise, Some Of Warframe's Helminth-Infused Abilities Are Getting Nerfed

Whenever we've talked about Warframe's upcoming Helminth system on the Free-to-Play Cast, we've mused about its potential for making overpowered builds.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
UPDATED: Tencent Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations To Acquire Leyou Technologies

UPDATED: Tencent Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations To Acquire Leyou Technologies

UPDATED, July 11: It looks like Tencent has procured an exclusive window to negotiate for the acquisition of Leyou.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Warframe's Deadlock Protocol Now Live On Consoles

Warframe's Deadlock Protocol Now Live On Consoles

Warframe's Deadlock Protocol is now live on consoles, bringing the rework of the game's earliest levels to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Ivara Prime, Queen Of The Hunt, Now Available On Warframe For PC Players

Ivara Prime, Queen Of The Hunt, Now Available On Warframe For PC Players

Following its debut four years ago, Ivara returns to Warframe.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Chinese Mobile Dev In Talks To Acquire 70% Of Digital Extremes' Owner Leyou Technologies

Chinese Mobile Dev In Talks To Acquire 70% Of Digital Extremes' Owner Leyou Technologies

Earlier this year, I poked fun at people who panicked over the 3% acquisition of Digital Extremes by Perfect World Entertainment back in 2014.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Warframe's Old Blood Update Hits PC, Adds Grendel Warframe And Kuva Lich Nemesis

Warframe's Old Blood Update Hits PC, Adds Grendel Warframe And Kuva Lich Nemesis

Warframe's "biggest update to date for 2019" is now live on PC.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
The 41st Warframe, Gauss, Arrives On PC This Week And It's Gotta Go Fast

The 41st Warframe, Gauss, Arrives On PC This Week And It's Gotta Go Fast

The 41st Warframe is almost here, ready to unleash the power of kinetic energy on its foes.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Amazon To Co-Develop And Co-Publish Leyou's Lord Of The Rings MMO

Amazon To Co-Develop And Co-Publish Leyou's Lord Of The Rings MMO

Last year, we learned about Athlon Games, a division of Leyou Technologies, that was formed primarily to work on a new "free-to-play massively multiplayer online video game based on The Lord of the Rings." Today, news came dow...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
MMOBomb's Top 5 Free-To-Play Predictions For 2019 (And Grading 2018's Predictions)

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's Top 5 Free-To-Play Predictions For 2019 (And Grading 2018's Predictions)

It's time, once again, to be amazed and astounded by my precocious acts of prestidigitation, my prescient predictions, my prattling on about probable outcomes … however you put it, it's free-to-play prediction time again her...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Splash Damage Ending Development On Dirty Bomb, But Game Will Continue

Splash Damage Ending Development On Dirty Bomb, But Game Will Continue

After three years in beta (preceded by a very expensive alpha) and just two months as a "launched" game, Dirty Bomb's fuse has run out.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Warframe Dusts Off Chroma Prime 'Frame

Warframe Dusts Off Chroma Prime 'Frame

Warframe's Chroma 'frame is back in circulation, across all platforms in today's update to the Warframe Prime program.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
LotRO Fans Get Reassurance From Middle-earth Enterprises

LotRO Fans Get Reassurance From Middle-earth Enterprises

Lord of the Rings Online fans have faced this question before: Will our game shut down?...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Warframe's Mask Of The Revenant Update Hits Consoles

Warframe's Mask Of The Revenant Update Hits Consoles

Console gamers almost always have to wait longer for releases than their PC comrades, thanks to the need for approvals from Sony, Microsoft, or Nintendo.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
New F2P Lord of the Rings Online Game Coming From Leyou Technologies

New F2P Lord of the Rings Online Game Coming From Leyou Technologies

Six months ago, we learned about Athlon Games, a new development company created by Leyou Technologies, which owns Warframe developer Digital Extremes and Dirty Bomb maker Splash Damage.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Digital Extremes, Splash Damage Owner Launches New Company In The U.S.

Digital Extremes, Splash Damage Owner Launches New Company In The U.S.

Leyou Technologies Inc., a Chinese producer of chicken products -- which, as you might recall, owns both Warframe developer Digital Extremes and Dirty Bomb maker Splash Damage -- has created a new company in the United States ...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Warframe Adds A New Game Mode And 'Frame For Console Players

Warframe Adds A New Game Mode And 'Frame For Console Players

The Beasts of the Sanctuary update for Warframe is now live on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, bringing a new Warframe and game mode to console players.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
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