In a recent interview with Jack Emmert, Jack announced that Star Trek Online has “well over 100 thousand subscribers,” an announcement that is great…until you look at the lack of announcement of Champions Online’s subscriber numbers. I don’t want to suggest that Champions Online is doing poorly, but I have always said that what someone doesn’t say speaks a lot more than what they do say, and this lack of information in regards to Champions Online may suggest that the game is not going as great as Cryptic had hoped. Champions Online today launched Revelation, the latest expansion pack that brings new villains, new areas, and new perks/costumes/etc. … [Read more...] about Cryptic Studios: Subscriptions, Diversions, Neverwinter Nights?
And sure, some people might point out that Cryptic’s past monetary decisions didn’t prevent the company from posting six to seven figure losses, leading to them being dumped on the streets by Atari, but those people are missing an important point: Cryptic asked for your money, not your opinion. … [Read more...] about Lockboxes Illegal? Cryptic Would Rather Dump Your Country
All players who contributed to the Foundry or participated will be gifted mission badges in STO depending on how many missions they participated in. Those who authored a mission will receive a non-combat space pet. Those who had a Spotlight Mission will receive a Foundry Spotlight and a Genesis Torpedo Ground Device. … [Read more...] about Cryptic Studios Retiring Foundry System for Both Neverwinter & Star Trek Online
“Our goal is to continue creating top-notch content for our current and upcoming games – and the development time and resources required to maintain the Foundry would impede on these new features and systems. To reiterate, this decision does not impact any other game feature or content development for Star Trek Online, Neverwinter, Champions Online, or future titles.” … [Read more...] about Cryptic Studios Removing Foundry System in Neverwinter / STO
The mists of Barovia pull adventurers to the Domains of Dread and into the land of the mighty vampire – Strahd von Zarovich. In the darkest corners of this mysterious foreign land, adventurers will find new stories from Quests and Instances; all-new Repeatable Adventures with newly designed Monster Hunts and Heroic Encounters, where the vicious creatures of the mist must be destroyed; and endgame progression with a new Campaign culminating in a journey into Castle Ravenloft itself. Are you ready for the horrors ahead? … [Read more...] about – Explore the gothic horror region of Ravenloft this June