Gamigo Buys KingsIsle Entertainment For $210 Million

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On January 16, 2021 Media and Games Invest (MGI), the company that owns Gamigo and Aeria Games, announced its acquisition of KingsIsle Entertainment. KingsIsle, the developer behind Wizard101 and Pirate101, was acquired for $126 million with up to $86 million in additional payouts if the studio hits certain revenue goals in 2021. Released in 2008, Wizard101 combines turn based combat [...]

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Gamigo Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Rewards For All Of Their Games

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Gamigo is celebrating their 20th anniversary and is throwing a birthday bash in all of their games, including ArcheAge, Aura Kingdom, Echo of Soul, Eden Eternal, Defiance, Fiesta Online, Rift, Trove, and Twin Saga. “Twenty years. Dozens of games. Millions of players making infinite, unforgettable moments. As a thank you to our community of players across all games, we’re celebrating [...]

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GDC Rescheduled For Summer, League Of Legends And Gamigo Report Increased Demand Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

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Another day means another round of COVID-19 related news. Today, we’ve got news from GDC, League of Legends, and Gamigo. First on the list is Informa Tech’s announcement that the cancelled Game Developers Conference has been rescheduled for August and will be called GDC Summer. The event will run from August 4th to August 6th at the Moscone Center in [...]

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Major Gamigo Shareholder Media And Games Invest Buys Out Nearly All Of The Company’s Shares

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In October 2018, Redwood City-based Trion Worlds was acquired by German video game company Gamigo. Apparently, Gamigo itself has just undergone a major corporate restructuring based on an overlooked press release last February that a RIFT player recently came across. According to the press release, Media and Games Invest, Gamigo’s major stockholder bought an additional 1.05 million shares thereby increasing [...]

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Four-Year-Old ArcheAge Class Action Suit Nears Its End As Both Parties Agree To A Settlement Agreement

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Unlike your favorite law drama series, lawsuits usually take longer than a few days before they’re settled. In the case of fantasy MMORPG ArcheAge, it’s taken nearly four years for both parties to finally decide that the lawsuit has dragged on long enough. Back in 2015, Trion Worlds was hit with a player-led class action lawsuit over a falsely advertised [...]

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Trion Worlds Sold To Gamigo

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Confirming leaked rumors that appeared mere hours ago, Trion Worlds has announced that the MMO studio would be 'transitioning' to Gamigo Group. In a brief press release, provided in full below, Trion World states that not all of the studio's employees would be making the transition. Theres no word yet on whether any of the 5 games currently offered by [...]

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Neo Steam

Neo Steam: The Shattered Continent is a 3D steampunk MMORPG with heavy fantasy elements. Join either the Republic of Rogwel or the Elerd Kingdom and explore the world of Chrysalis. Publisher: Atlus Online Type: MMORPG Release Date: May 6, 2009 Closure Date: February 8, 2012 Pros: +Unique steampunk theme. +Mounts, subway, and steam balloons make travel easy. +Variety of classes & races. +Gold is [...]

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