If you are a fan of Star Control 2, you probably have heard about the FLOSS remake of the game entitled The Ur-Quan Masters.
Today, a new high definition version of UQM was released called The Ur-Quan Masters HD. Watch the trailer below:
Today is the last day of the year 2012. The year that will be remembered in history as one of the most troublesome year of modern man. So it is only appropriate that we stop for a few minutes and think back on the ups and downs we all faced this year. This year of 2012 that is ending in a few hours.
NEXON Co. Ltd. announced that they entered to an agreement with popular manga publisher Kodansha Ltd. to develop and publish games based on the Ghost in the Shell franchise. The games will be based on Ghost in the Shell: STAND ALONE COMPLEX, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG, and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Solid State Society.
Almost every week or two, we hear news of online games dropping the subscription-based model that has been the standard in determining quality products and long-term [content] support. However, this is no longer the case since a few years ago especially when NCsoft subsidiary Arena.Net introduced Guild Wars (and recently Guild Wars 2) as a Buy-to-Play online game.
They have stood their ground that the B2P model is the new standard and the new way to attract loyal customers and earn even more than what P2P and F2P games are getting. Guess what? Funcom’s The Secret World massively multiplayer online role-playing game made the switch, and it marks the beginning of the end of the subscription-based model.