RuneScape is officially 18 years old, old enough to vote and in many countries even drink, but Jagex today announced that its flagship title is entering adulthood at an all-time high. According to the Cambridge developer, RuneScape is enjoying its strongest year to date, with more than five million downloads on Old School RuneScape on iOS and Android since launch. In addition to this record, RuneScape is also enjoying the highest paid membership total over the Christmas period since 2008, while lifetime revenue for RuneScape surpassed $1 billion. Jagex CEO Phil Mansell said: “2018 was a fantastic year for our RuneScape games, which have truly come of age. The franchise has been growing consistently for five years, and we’ve seen a surge of further community growth with the move to mobile. Old School RuneScape’s successful mobile launch was made possible by our incredible team who’ve been able to make this classic game play smoothly in a … [Read more...] about RuneScape Celebrates 18th Birthday At All-Time High
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Who knows how to party better than a Hobbit? It’s Massively OP’s fourth birthday today, so MJ is throwing a bash the party tree in LOTRO. Come join in the celebration in the shire by creating a new Hobbit on the Landroval server (or bringing along your favorite one) and making the trek to the tree with her. The fun starts live at 8:00 p.m. in… Enjoy the show! Having trouble with our live feed or chat? Visit the OPTV channel on Twitch in your browser or on your mobile device. Missed a part of the show? Don’t worry; we’ll post the complete stream here when it’s over, and you can always check out our past streams and videos collection – or just stay tuned for our next show! February 11, 20198:00pm EST: LOTRO - MJ February 12, 20192:00pm EST: Astroneer - MJ February 20, 20199:00pm EST: SWTOR - Larry & MJ … [Read more...] about The Stream Team: Birthday bash for MOP at LOTRO’s party tree!
You get a birthday… and you get a birthday… and RIFT gets a birthday! Today marks Telaria’s eighth year, and Massively OP’s MJ is here to celebrate the occasion by closing some rifts from interdimensional party crashers! Maybe she will even venture forth into another region and explore it atop her trusted elephant steed. You, too, can join in such rift-wrangling merriment: Tune in live at 2:00 p.m. to help celebrate eight years of rifts. What: RIFT Who: MJ Guthrie When: 2:00 p.m. EST on Friday, March 1st, 2019 Enjoy the show! Having trouble with our live feed or chat? Visit the OPTV channel on Twitch in your browser or on your mobile device. Missed a part of the show? Don’t worry; we’ll post the complete stream here when it’s over, and you can always check out our past streams and videos collection – or just stay tuned for our next show! March 2, 20192:00pm EST: Sandbox Saturday - MJ March 4, 20199:00pm EST: Black Desert Online - MJ … [Read more...] about The Stream Team: Rift-wrangling for RIFT’s 8th birthday
Time really flies when you’re playing video games. Somehow SMITE is now turning five — in launch years, that is. That’s right. The game has officially reached that annoying age where it will just ask “why?” repeatedly. Oh, wait, that’s human children. Still, the fact is, SMITE is turning 5 and the Hi-Rez/Titan Forge crew are ready to celebrate. Starting today players will receive rewards for completing various daily tasks. Each mini-event will last a day, running through March 26. Wednesday, March 20 – Get a Cutesy Avatar Chest for getting 3 First Wins of the Day. Thursday, March 21 – Party Up! Get double Favor, Worshipers, and XP while in a party. Friday, March 22 – Every First Win of the Day gets you an Enigma Chest. Saturday, March 23 – Earn 3x Worshipers after each game. Sunday, March 24 – Earn 90 Gems for getting 3 First Wins of the Day! Monday, March 25 – Score 2x Worshipers, Favor, and XP after each game. … [Read more...] about SMITE Celebrates Its 5th Birthday With Events And Sales
Warframe got a pretty big present for its 6th birthday. Today, the game’s developer announced that the 50 million registered users mark has been hit. According to the press release, this means that 2018 was the game’s biggest year of growth since launch. As is customary with game anniversaries, Digital Extremes has decided to celebrate by offering players free in-game items. These items will be available this Wednesday, March 27 and will include a new skin for the Liset landing craft, the Dex Excalibur skin from last year, and all previous anniversary event items. To get your hands on these goodies, simply log in on Wednesday and play. … [Read more...] about Warframe Will Celebrate Its 6th Anniversary With 50 Million Players