Rowan Kaiser, writing at the Escapist, examines the small number of significant games that eschewed the typical RPG formula of presenting the character with a final boss or villain to fight.
I know more than a few of you reading this recognize the above computer, a Commodore 64, and in fact probably played your first Ultima game on said computer. These days, when people talk...
I don’t know whether it was a glitch or intentional, but a couple of days ago I noticed that several articles from 2006 and 2007 had crept in to the GamesRader RSS feed.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is hosting a new exhibit, entitled “The Art of Video Games”. And yes, there’s a bit of Ultima to be found in its presentation.
Part 1 of UO Forums’ interview with Jeff Skalski, Ultima Franchise Producer, was posted last night. Here’s a few choice quotes that might interest non-UO player Ultima fans: UO Forums: What is your full...
Legend of Grimrock, from Almost Human, is a dungeon-crawling RPG inspired (in part) by Ultima Underworld. And you can pre-order it now for 20% off what the list price will be!
After far too long a wait, GOG.com has released the fourth game in the Wing Commander series; Wing Commander 4: The Price of Freedom is available for the steal-of-a-deal price of $5.99 right now!
There is a rumour that Warren Spector’s Epic Mickey 2 may be coming to PC, and that a rather absurdly large number of people are working on making it happen.
Brian Fargo has announced that, if the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter project hits the $2.1 million fundraising mark, inXile Entertainment will collaborate with Obsidian on the game’s design.
Good Old Games has rebranded itself, and is now known simply as GOG.com. They’ll still be selling all of the great classics of yesterday, but may feature newer titles as well in the future.
Anybody think Warren randomly pulled today’s date out of the hat to announce this, given what game was released 20 years ago? Especially given that he was the producer of the Ultima Underworld games?
Gamespot is reporting that Warren Spector’s next ‘epic’ game will be revealed — presumably this means “announced” rather than “released” — on March 27th.
The long-awaited (10 years!) fan-made Wing Commander mod, based on the Descent 2: Freespace engine, has finally been released.
Dr. Ray Muzyka, co-founder of BioWare, has published a blog post at the BioWare blog to offer his thoughts on the success of Mass Effect 3 and the controversy surrounding its ending.