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Game news from North America

Hawken – Unreal Engine 3 mecha shooter enters Open Beta today

// 4 hours from the time this post appears, that is. Developed using Unreal Engine 3, Hawken is 1 of 2 mecha PvP...

RIFT – Developer announces workforce reduction

// RIFT developer, Trion Worlds, earlier announced that the company went through a round of staff layoffs "in response to market conditions, product timelines...

End of Nations – Trion Worlds to continue game development

// After it was revealed that End of Nations developer, Petroglyph Games, is laying off staff yesterday and the game indefinitely postponed, it seems...

GUNS and ROBOTS – Closed Beta keys up for grabs now

// While I understand that there are those big budget shooters such as MechWarrior Online and Hawken being released this short period, there...

End of Nations – Developer reportedly cuts 30 employees

// Woah, I was caught by surprise when reading through this piece of news. Originally announced to be postponed indefinitely to fix game...

Akaneiro: Demon Hunters – First looks at Closed Beta

// Ok, this is not exactly a MMORPG, but it will have multiplayer modes at launch. This is Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, a game...

Mortal Online – Sandbox MMORPG goes Free to Play

// As the Free to Play conversion movement increases its steps in North America, Mortal Online is the latest to follow the trend. Granted,...

Marvel Heroes – Doctor Doom is the initial big baddy

Marvel Heroes, once known as Marvel Universe, has revealed that Doctor Doom is the big baddy of the initial main storyline in its new...

City of Heroes – SOS call sent to Disney Interactive

When NCsoft announced the closure of its North America studio, Paragon Studio, it was inevitable that City of Heroes will be following suit...

League of Legends – Riot Games allegedly banning private casting

// As Season 3 for League of Legends is arriving, there are several new changes to the game rules itself. But those changes were...