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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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"...

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...

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...

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...

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...
LOTRO Tries Weekly Episodic "Mini-Series" 2

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...
Love It Or Hate It: The Lord of the Rings Online

Love It Or Hate It: The Lord of the Rings Online

Some free-to-play games are more polarizing than others, with some sides taking the stance of "great, totally non-exploitative implementation" and others thinking "total pay-to-win...
Gameforge CEO: "Games Must Simply Be Fun"

Gameforge CEO: “Games Must Simply Be Fun”

Gameforge isn't winning many friends these days, especially among TERA fans in Europe. Regardless of the company's controversial decisions, CEO Carsten van Husen is...

Steam Offers Discounts Up To 75% On F2P Game Bundles

I know, I know, "free-to-play discount" seems like an oxymoron, but let's cast aside the veneer of marketing and realize that F2P games do...

Turbine Details LOTRO Osgiliath Instance Clusters In Update 16

After not doing proper dungeons for some time, Turbine has decided to go back to its roots and serve up some new instanced content...

Turbine Talks LOTRO Update 16 In Dev Preview Video

Turbine's got a lot planned for The Lord of the Rings Online's Update 16. In preparation, the company dropped a video today, featuring bits...

Ex-LOTRO Dev Dishes On Turbine’s Missteps

A former Lord of the Rings Online Systems QA employee going by Aylwen has penned a long series of posts over on the LOTRO...