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Mavericks: Proving Grounds – Studio behind ambitious 1,000 player online shooter goes broke

Mavericks: Proving Grounds, an ambitious online shooter first revealed in 2017, has been canceled by its developer Automaton Games. Touting support for 1,000 players in the main Proving Grounds mode and an in-development battle royale mode supporting 400 players, Automaton…

Runes of Magic – Original Taiwan server is shutting down this September

Following the announcement on the closure of Dragon’s Prophet in Taiwan, developer Runewaker has also confirmed the upcoming closure of Runes of Magic’s original Taiwan server. Launched back in 2009, the game closes on 3 September, just nearly 2 months…

Dragon’s Prophet – Runewaker announces closure of original Taiwan server

First launching in 2012, Dragon’s Prophet was a highly-anticipated PC MMORPG developed by Taiwanese studio Runewaker which made a name for itself worldwide after the success of Runes of Magic. After a run of 7 years, the Taiwan server is…

Ascendant One – Nexon announces closure of sci-fi MOBA

Launching in Early Access mode last September in South Korea, Ascendant One is a pet project by Nexon’s internal team, devCAT. Unfortunately, the Unreal Engine 4 MOBA based on sci-fi Greek gods did not work out, and Nexon has announced…

Dragon’s Dogma Online – Capcom announces closure of Japanese MMORPG

Capcom today announced the closure of Dragon’s Dogma Online in Japan, with the server permanently shutting down on 5 December later this year. Launched back in August 2015, Dragon’s Dogma Online is playable on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Windows…

Monster Hunter Frontier Z – Online action game shutting down after more than a decade

Capcom today announced the closure of Monster Hunter Frontier Z on 18 December 2019. Launched in Japan back in 2007 as Monster Hunter Frontier, the online game subsequently got updated to Monster Hunter Frontier G in 2013, before the final…

Bless Online – Global server shutting down this September

Following news that the Japan server is sun-setting, the team behind Bless Online just followed up the sad news with the announcement of the global server’s closure. Players will have now until September 9th, 2019 to say their good-byes or…

Bless – Publisher GameOn announces closure of Japan server

GameOn, the Japanese publisher for Bless, recently announced the game’s closure slated for August 8, 2019. Launching in the land of the rising sun since November 2, 2017, the PC MMORPG lasted for nearly 2 years before the closure notice…

Battlerite – Nexon shutting down Korean server of unique MOBA

A couple of days back, Nexon announced it is shutting down the Korean server of Battlerite. The main reason provided was the “inability to match-make players normally”, with Nexon not directly saying Battlerite has failed with the Korean gamers. The…

Monster Hunter Online – Tencent announces closure of China-exclusive MMORPG

First entering beta phase in 2015 and exclusive to the China gaming community, Tencent Games today announced the closure of Monster Hunter Online. Crafted using CryEngine with IP owner Capcom, payments and new registrations for the game have been disabled…

HIT – Nexon announces global closure of its mobile action RPG

Developed by NAT Games and published worldwide by Nexon, both Korean and global versions of HIT yesterday announced it is shutting down service on 25 April 2019, with players no longer able to top up right now. Powered using Unreal…

Final Fantasy Explorers Force – Yet another FF mobile game shutting down in Japan

If you did not know, Square Enix has launched many mobile games based on the Final Fantasy IP in Japan over the past several years, and most of them do not get any overseas launch. Rather than being successful domestically,…

Hyper Universe – Korean server of side-scroll MOBA shutting down next month

Nexon recently announced that the Korean server of its side-scroll MOBA, Hyper Universe, will end its service on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The game has been in service since Tuesday, November 22, 2016, and the closure date is just days…

WildStar – NCsoft is shutting down Carbine Studios and game

According to Kotaku, developer Carbine Studios and its MMORPG WildStar is being shut down by parent company NCsoft, with 50 employees set to lose their jobs.¬†Staff were informed of the closure at a meeting today, according to someone who was…