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.
After His Criticism of Dungeon Keeper’s Freemium Mechanics, Peter Molyneux’s Godus for iOS Is Released…As a Freemium Game
I suppose, if one wants to get technical, it was only ever promised that the in-game shop wouldn’t be integral to the PC version of the game.
In which I take a long, long shot at extracting data from the Ultima Forever PC alpha client…and succeed.
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.
EA is selling most of the single-player Ultima games via their Origin digital storefront now, although Ultima 7 is noticeably absent from the catalogue at present.
In which we examine some hints, from LinkedIn, as to what may have been going on at Mythic in the studio’s final months.
Mythic co-founder Mark Jacobs had a few words to say about the demise of the studio.
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.
Broadsword Online Games has outlined their plans for improvements to Dark Age of Camelot. Are similar changes planned for Ultima Online?