Tag: RIFT

RIFT China – CEO claims Trion Worlds did not support content...

Just a couple of weeks after RIFT China's closure was announced, the CEO of Shanda Games, Mr Xiangdong Zhang, finally talked about the issue...

RIFT China – Shanda Games finally announce closure of China server

Just a few months after Shanda Games announced its determination to continue running RIFT China using the Pay-to-Play model and spending tens of millions...

RIFT – North America server is Free-to-Play right now with new...

RIFT has officially entered Free-to-Play now! Together with version 2.3, Empyreal Assault, this Free-to-Play conversion update also sees the arrival of the massive...

RIFT China – Shanda Games determined to maintain P2P model

Over at the latest quarterly financial reveal yesterday, China MMORPG developer and publisher, Shanda Games, confirmed that RIFT China will not be going Free-to-Play...

Trion Worlds – Former executive comments on new round of layoffs

I am sure most readers would have read about Trion Worlds' new round of layoffs by now, in which many employees were apparently given...

RIFT – North America server goes totally Free-to-Play in June

Yes, you read it right. After disastrous trips to South Korea and China, RIFT will be converting to a totally Free-to-Play model on 12th June...

RIFT China – Local media reports game now struggling for players

Well, I am personally not surprised at this news. Following the demise of RIFT Korea, the various gaming media outlets in China are all...

RIFT Korea – Game closure finally announced

I added in the word "finally" as I saw the word "doom" written all over the game once RIFT was revealed to retain its...

RIFT China – American Idol alumni revealed as final spokesperson

As you can see in the image below, the final American spokesperson for RIFT China was revealed to be American Idol alumni, Adam Lambert....

RIFT China – Maggie Q wants to be taught how to...

RIFT China's publisher, Shanda Games, is trying very hard to stress what an Western success the game is in order to attract the China...