When Games With Microtransactions Shut Down, Do You Feel Like It Was Wasted Money?

When Games With Microtransactions Shut Down, Do You Feel Like It Was Wasted Money?

Over on GamesIndustry.biz, Rob Fahey talked today about free-to-play games shutting down and the kind of consumer backlash that might ensue when that happens due…

MMOBomb’s Top 5 Free-To-Play Predictions For 2019 (And Grading 2018’s Predictions)

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 ……

MMOBomb’s 2018 In Review: Top 5 Predictable F2P Headlines

MMOBomb’s 2018 In Review: Top 5 Predictable F2P Headlines

There may have been a dearth of impactful new free-to-play games in 2018, but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t plenty to talk about. In fact,…

Former Producer Stephan Frost Answered Community Questions On The Day Of WildStar’s Closing

Former Producer Stephan Frost Answered Community Questions On The Day Of WildStar’s Closing

Today is the last day of WildStar. As we all know now, it had its issues, but few people had better insight into those issues…

Carbine Studios Offers Insight Into What Could Have Been For Future WildStar Content

Carbine Studios Offers Insight Into What Could Have Been For Future WildStar Content

When an MMO goes under, its makers sometimes toss everything that’s left in the development bin at the players, to let them enjoy what they…

NCSoft’s Q3 2018 Financial Report Is Pretty Quiet, Except For Lineage 2

NCSoft’s Q3 2018 Financial Report Is Pretty Quiet, Except For Lineage 2

NCSoft released its Q3 2018 financial report late this week, and it’s a pretty quiet one. Of the five games typically covered in the report,…

WildStar Closing Nov. 28, Grants Everyone Signature Status And Refunds Recent Purchases

WildStar Closing Nov. 28, Grants Everyone Signature Status And Refunds Recent Purchases

WildStar is down to the final two months of its life. Carbine Studios has announced that the MMORPG will be closing its doors on Nov….

Here’s Our Take On The City Of Heroes Shutdown Rumors That Have Been Popping Up

Here’s Our Take On The City Of Heroes Shutdown Rumors That Have Been Popping Up

Like its NCSoft cousin, City of Heroes, WildStar is shutting down. Unlike City of Heroes, the news of WildStar’s shutdown didn’t exactly come as a…

Yes, There’s A Petition To Keep WildStar Alive

Yes, There’s A Petition To Keep WildStar Alive

There’s an old saying about anything involving money. “It’s nothing personal. It’s just business.” Of course, whether or not something is personal generally depends on…

Carbine Studios Shuttering, Taking WildStar With It

Carbine Studios Shuttering, Taking WildStar With It

Today’s been an interesting day for news all around, what with acquisitions and even more acquisitions. But now, we have news that is — unfortunately…

WildStar Is Celebrating Its 4th Birthday All Month Long

WildStar Is Celebrating Its 4th Birthday All Month Long

Put on your party hats and break out the noisemakers. It’s time to celebrate WildStar‘s 4th Anniversary. Throughout all of June, Carbine Studios is celebrating…

NCSoft Brings On Former EA/LucasArts/Zynga/Kabam Developer To Oversee All Western Development

NCSoft Brings On Former EA/LucasArts/Zynga/Kabam Developer To Oversee All Western Development

We’ve heard of CEOs, CFOs, and COOs, but I can’t say I’ve ever heard of a CDO. That’s the new title for industry veteran Chris…

WildStar Holding Limited Time Boss Hunter Event Challenge

WildStar Holding Limited Time Boss Hunter Event Challenge

Starting today, WildStar players can earn extra rewards for every World Boss or Legendary Champion kill. The Boss Hunter Challenge event kicked off today at…

WildStar Online Players Can Earn Extra Rewards For Taking Down Big Bosses This Weekend

WildStar Online Players Can Earn Extra Rewards For Taking Down Big Bosses This Weekend

Starting today, WildStar players can try their hand at the Boss Hunter Challenge. Find some friends, track down World Boss or Legendary Champions, and take…

MMOBomb’s Top 5 Predictions For F2P Gaming In 2018

MMOBomb’s Top 5 Predictions For F2P Gaming In 2018

It’s prediction time again! Time for us here at MMOBomb – by which I mean me, since nobody else will subject themselves to this level…

Events, Updates, And More To Hit WildStar In December

Events, Updates, And More To Hit WildStar In December

December in WildStar means Winterfest is on its way. But that’s not all players can expect this December. In addition to Winterfest, players can look…

NCSoft’s Q3 2017 Financials: Mobile Explodes, Expansion Slightly Boosts GW2

NCSoft’s Q3 2017 Financials: Mobile Explodes, Expansion Slightly Boosts GW2

The NCSoft financial report for the latest quarter has just been made public. On the surface, it looks amazing. Net sales nearly tripled from Q2…

BombPoll #5: Most Overdone Type Of Online Game

BombPoll #5: Most Overdone Type Of Online Game

Last week, we asked you which game you felt wouldn’t be around for much longer — more on that later. This time, we’re asking you…

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