Video Game Companies Launch #PlayApartTogether Campaign Against COVID-19

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Here’s today’s dose of COVID-19-related MMO and gaming news. Eighteen game companies, including Activision Blizzard, Riot Games, Unity, and Twitch among others, have teamed up with the World Health Organization to launch the #PlayApartTogether campaign in an effort to combat the spread of the deadly virus. “It’s never been more critical to ensure people stay safely connected to one another,” [...]

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Unity Announces Support for Xbox One X

Unity has just announced in a recent blog post that the game engine will now be offering support for development on the upcoming Xbox One X. With the Xbox One X's demanding 4K HDR output, scaling projects with Unity's support is "as easy as changing some quality settings". The process of developing for Xbox One X is the same as [...]

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Fractured

Fractured is an upcoming open world sandbox MMORPG with fully interactive environments and action oriented combat that rewards player skill. Gather resources, craft, trade, and start a settlement with your guild! Publisher: Dynamight Studios Playerbase: TBD Type: Sandbox MMORPG PvP: TBD Release Date: TBA Pros: +Fully interactive environments. +In depth gathering, crafting, and trade features. +Action combat. Cons: -Limited information [...]

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Unity Raises $400 Million, Now Worth $2.6 Billion

Earlier today John Riccitiello, the CEO of Unity Technologies, revealed to Bloomberg LP that the game engine maker had raised $400 million from private equity firm Silver Lake. The investment values Unity at $2.6 billion, up from $1.5 billion just last July. The meteoric rise in Unity's value is largely due to the continued dominance of the engine in the [...]

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Lost Sector

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Lost Sector is an online turn-based strategy MMORPG where players fight in the futuristic metropolis of Broxton. Play as a soldier returned from war in this squad-based tactical game with a heavy emphasis on militant weaponry. Publisher: Lost Sector Technologies Playerbase: Low Type: Strategy Release Date: October 12, 2016 (In beta since 2012) Shut Down Date: 2020 Pros: +Wide variety [...]

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