Give Mythic’s Ultima Forever one last, long play session today, if you are able.
Category: Ultima Forever
Mythic’s Ultima Forever will be going offline by the end of the week. What say we all — or as many of us who can — give the game one last, long play session before the end?
Jeff Skalski tipped off the Wing Commander CIC as to the location of the downed Kilrathi fighter in Ultima Forever. Because yes, it had one of those.
An image of the foyer of Blackthorn’s Castle, as it would have appeared in Ultima Forever had it been added to the game.
It’s a good thing, I think, that Ultima Forever’s excellent soundtrack will remain available online after the game goes dark later this month.
Electronic Arts has announced that Ultima Forever’s online services will be shut down on August 29th, 2014, rendering the game unplayable past that date. This is a tragic end to a once-promising game.
EA Mobile’s Frank Gibeau shared his thoughts on the failure of Mythic’s Dungeon Keeper reboot with GamesIndustry.
Eurogamer.net has a very revealing interview with Andrew Wilson, EA CEO, concerning the Dungeon Keeper reboot.
In which we examine some hints, from LinkedIn, as to what may have been going on at Mythic in the studio’s final months.
Several EA job postings for Mythic Entertainment, some very recent, suggest that the studio may have been working on Ultima Forever again…or on a sequel thereto. Possibly. Maybe.
Electronic Arts announced that Mythic Entertainment (or EA Mythic, as they were most recently known) is closed today. What this means for Ultima Forever is…uncertain.
Mythic apparently rolled out a small fix for Ultima Forever, patching an issue with the in-game chat system.
An update for Ultima Forever went live on the iOS App Store today, promising that players would be able to complete “the Quest for the Avatar”.
The IMDB entry for Ultima Forever reveals a short cast list.