Tagged: MMO

About Ultima Online

Ultima Online (UO) is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Origin Systems, which launched on September 24, 1997. It can’t claim to be the first graphical MMO, it can rightly claim to be one of the defining titles of the genre, and continues to run to this day.

Free-to-Play: the way of the future for MMOs?

Free-to-Play: the way of the future for MMOs?

Last month, Turbine announced that their MMORPG, Lord of the Rings Online, was switching from a paid subscription payment model to a microtransaction-based free-to-play model instead. The result? According to Kate Paiz, LotRO’s executive...

Richard Garriott returning to the gaming industry?

Richard Garriott returning to the gaming industry?

GameDaily has an exclusive interview with Richard Garriott — the creator of the Ultima series — in which he laments the end of Tabula Rasa (the MMORPG he helped create) and hints at a...