Tagged: mobile gaming

Nyrthos: The First Chapter Announced

Nyrthos: The First Chapter Announced

Nyrthos is a new game which basically became known online earlier this week. Targeted at browsers and mobile devices, it looks like an Infinity Engine game, more or less, and evidently incorporates many RPG features.

Richard Garriott: "…fundamentally [consoles are] doomed."

Richard Garriott: "…fundamentally [consoles are] doomed."

Richard Garriott argues that consoles — and console gaming, by extension — may well be doomed in light of the rise of mobile gaming and the power of mobile platforms.

Richard Garriott: "What is a Lord British 'Ultimate' Role Playing Game?"

Richard Garriott: "What is a Lord British 'Ultimate' Role Playing Game?"

Richard Garriott asks what his ultimate RPG might look like, and in a lengthy essay answers the question. You can probably guess that the answer involves a mixture of where he’s gone before (with Ultima) and where he’s at now (the casual gaming space). But have a read even so!

Richard Garriott: Blizzard Must Contend With the "Zyngas of the World"

Richard Garriott: Blizzard Must Contend With the "Zyngas of the World"

Richard Garriott argues that Blizzard (and, by extension, Activision) have lost out by not attempting to compete in the social and mobile gaming spaces.

Richard Garriott at GDC: The Evolution of Games

Richard Garriott at GDC: The Evolution of Games

Richard Garriott gave a version of his “three eras of gaming” keynote talk at GDC Europe this week, and focused a lot on Ultima and Ultima online in its text.