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More On Daybreak's Acquisition: SSG Ownership, Sales Breakdowns, And A Marvel Game?

More On Daybreak's Acquisition: SSG Ownership, Sales Breakdowns, And A Marvel Game?

We're still trying to sort out all the fine points of Enad Global 7's acquisition of Daybreak Game Company yesterday.

By Jason Winter - 9 months ago
10 Years Ago Today, Dungeons & Dragons Online Set The Stage For Free-to-Play's Future

💣 Feature | 10 Years Ago Today, Dungeons & Dragons Online Set The Stage For Free-to-Play's Future

Ten years ago today, MMOBomb was born.

By Jason Winter - 2 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 - 2 years ago
LotRO (Again) Promises Better Loot Boxes For Update 23

LotRO (Again) Promises Better Loot Boxes For Update 23

Standing Stone Games is getting with the times with regards to loot boxes for The Lord of the Rings Online.

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
(UPDATED With SSG Response) LOTRO Experimenting With Putting Dungeon Gear In Lockboxes On Test Server

(UPDATED With SSG Response) LOTRO Experimenting With Putting Dungeon Gear In Lockboxes On Test Server

UPDATE: Standing Stone Games has responded to player feedback on this controversy.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
LOTRO Composer Chance Thomas Releases Commemorative 10th Anniversary Soundtrack

LOTRO Composer Chance Thomas Releases Commemorative 10th Anniversary Soundtrack

If you can't get enough of the soundtrack to The Lord of the Rings Online, you're in luck.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
LotRO Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With Several Trips Down Memory Lane

LotRO Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With Several Trips Down Memory Lane

The Lord of the Rings Online turns 10 years old this month -- and Standing Stone Games is throwing one heckuva bash to celebrate. It starts on April 15, when SSG will start posting a video to the LotRO YouTube channel every...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
MMOBomb's Top 10 Free-To-Play Gaming News Stories of 2016

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's Top 10 Free-To-Play Gaming News Stories of 2016

All the memes say 2016 was a lousy year in the real world.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Turbine Hands LOTRO and DDO To New Dev Company; MMOs Will Be Published By Daybreak

Turbine Hands LOTRO and DDO To New Dev Company; MMOs Will Be Published By Daybreak

So much for the pre-Christmas slow news week. "The game teams responsible for The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) and Dungeons & Dragons Online (DDO) are now moving from Turbine to Standing Stone Games, a newly formed indi...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
LOTRO's CM Says Game Will Continue Past 2017 -- And Then Video Is Removed

LOTRO's CM Says Game Will Continue Past 2017 -- And Then Video Is Removed

Over the weekend, a video surfaced of The Lord of the Rings Online's Community Manager, Jerry "Cordovan" Snook, making some emphatic statements regarding the state of Turbine's licensing agreement to continue producing LOTRO p...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
Mordor Confirmed: LotRO Will Take Players There In Expansion Next Year

Mordor Confirmed: LotRO Will Take Players There In Expansion Next Year

We speculated on it earlier this year -- and heck, players have been speculating about it for nearly 10 years -- but Turbine made it official this week, all but officially announcing an expansion for The Lord of the Rings Onli...

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
LotRO Brings Players To The Edge of Mordor In Cinematic

LotRO Brings Players To The Edge of Mordor In Cinematic

Lord of the Rings Online players have been wanting to get to Mordor for over nine years now, and that moment is tantalizingly close.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
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 the Rings Online.

By Jason Winter - 4 years ago
DDO Producer's Letter Outlines Plans For Two More Updates Before The End Of 2016

DDO Producer's Letter Outlines Plans For Two More Updates Before The End Of 2016

The Dungeons & Dragons Online team is going to be pretty busy for the rest of the year if the latest Producer's Letter is anything to go by.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 4 years ago
DDO Update 32 Pits Adventurers Against The Slave Lords

DDO Update 32 Pits Adventurers Against The Slave Lords

Dungeons & Dragons Online gets a meaty content boost today, with Update 32: Against the Slave Lords, which is now live.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
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 year, with another round of events and a slew of great prizes!...

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
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.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
DDO Executive Producer: "Cool Things Are Coming" For Years, Including Possible 2017 Expansion

DDO Executive Producer: "Cool Things Are Coming" For Years, Including Possible 2017 Expansion

In his Producer's Letter from the end of May, Dungeons & Dragons Online Executive Producer Robert "Severlin" Ciccolini briefed fans on a few details that his development team would like to bring to the 10-year-old MMO.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Turbine Suffers Layoffs, Will Become "Free-to-Play, Mobile Development Studio"

Turbine Suffers Layoffs, Will Become "Free-to-Play, Mobile Development Studio"

Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online developer Turbine has been hit with a round of layoffs, MassivelyOP has confirmed.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
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 last month and goes live today.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
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 Update 18.2, which Content Designer Ryan "Pinion" Penk described in detail in today'...

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Lord Of The Rings Online Teases Two Of The Six New Raid Bosses Coming In Update 18.2

Lord Of The Rings Online Teases Two Of The Six New Raid Bosses Coming In Update 18.2

Turbine's free-to-play fantasy MMO has a new update on the horizon.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 years ago
DDO "Gnomework" Update Introduces Gnomes

DDO "Gnomework" Update Introduces Gnomes

The latest update for Turbine's free-to-play MMO Dungeons & Dragons online is on its way.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 years ago
LotRO's Update 18 Brings New Level Cap And Battle of Pelennor Fields

LotRO's Update 18 Brings New Level Cap And Battle of Pelennor Fields

The Lord of the Rings Online's latest update is now live and takes on the big climactic battle from The Lord of the Rings, bringing the Battle of the Pelennor Fields to Turbine's free-to-play MMORPG, as well as several other f...

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
D&D Online Continues To Have Issues After Datacenter Move

D&D Online Continues To Have Issues After Datacenter Move

A month after a datacenter move, Turbine is still having issues with Dungeons and Dragons Online.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 years ago
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.

By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
Dungeons & Dragons Online Update 30 Introduces Anniversary-Themed Dungeon

Dungeons & Dragons Online Update 30 Introduces Anniversary-Themed Dungeon

Dungeons & Dragons online is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the Lamannia update.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 years ago
Dungeons & Dragons Online Devs Tease Gnome Race And Anniversary Plans

Dungeons & Dragons Online Devs Tease Gnome Race And Anniversary Plans

In the most recent DDO Producer’s Letter, Executive Producer Severlin took a look back at 2015 and teased some interesting things for 2016.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 years ago
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