Tagged: Mythic

Ship-to-ship combat coming to Ultima Online; Returning players can play for free

Ship-to-ship combat coming to Ultima Online; Returning players can play for free

The Wing Commander CIC reports that BioWare Mythic is planning on releasing a series of “booster packs” to enhance Ultima Online in new and exciting ways. The recent Town Hall event was the venue...

EA and Activision execs trade barbs

EA and Activision execs trade barbs

Apropos of the discussion that took place in this article, you Dragons and Dragonettes might be interested to read about a wee dust-up that took place between EA and Activision executives over the weekend:...

Mythic Entertainment working on DOSboxed version of Wing Commander (updated)

Mythic Entertainment working on DOSboxed version of Wing Commander (updated)

Updated with new tweets from Barnett; original post below. First, it looks like he’ll be presenting the idea to BioWare honcho Ray Muzyka today: And he even teases the possibility of a free release:...

Anybody got a spare copy of Savage Empire or Martian Dreams?

Anybody got a spare copy of Savage Empire or Martian Dreams?

[singlepic id=93 w=300 h=217 float=right]As was reported yesterday, Mythic Entertainment has been in talks with the developers of DOSbox; I received word this morning from Paul Barnett that Mythic has been given the OK...

Mythic Entertainment talking to DOSbox

Mythic Entertainment talking to DOSbox

Not that I stalk Paul Barnett’s Twitter feed or anything*: A bit over a month ago now (if memory serves), I downloaded the Commander Keen series off of Steam, and noticed how iD Software...

EA CEO John Riccitiello: "It was definitely our fault."

EA CEO John Riccitiello: "It was definitely our fault."

[singlepic id=91 w=250 h=114 float=right]Okay, he isn’t talking about any of the Ultima games; he’s talking about the Need for Speed series. But for anyone who has ever lamented the fact that EA did...

EA Mobile getting on board with Android

EA Mobile getting on board with Android

[singlepic id=80 w=250 h=250 float=right]From Joystiq: Speaking at the Deutsche Bank 2010 Technology Conference, as reported by Gamasutra, EA CFO Eric Brown discussed the company’s plans to ramp up support for Android in the...

An Ultima 4 Development Challenge

An Ultima 4 Development Challenge

I was told the most interesting thing today. As the good reader is probably aware, a port of Akalabeth was recently released on the iPhone (or, more correctly, iOS) platform, Apple’s mobile device operating...