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Wizardry Online – Game closure announced by Japan developer

Wizardry Online, the hardcore MMORPG which features permanent character death, is shutting down in Japan after 5 years of service. Formerly published in the West by Sony Online Entertainment, Japanese developer Gamepot announced the game’s last day is on 20…

Sony Online Entertainment – 4 games closing as new game teased

With EverQuest Next Landmark and EverQuest Next (below) on the horizon, SOE is clearing house for some breathing space. The 4 games which will be shutting down are Star Wars: Clone Adventures and Free Realms (31st March), while Vanguard and…

Wizardry Online – Japan server teams up with Razer for digital loot

[English server] Wizardry Online is 1 of the hottest online games in Japan right now, and Razer has teamed up with developer Gamepot for a cross-product campaign. For every purchase of a Razer Naga mouse, players will be able to…

Wizardry Online – Trailers for final 2 elite jobs now online

Wizardry Online seems to be quite popular in Japan, and developer Gamepot has announced that the final 2 elite jobs will be added in a couple of days. They are the Ninja and Lord, which comes after the Samurai and…

Wizardry Online – Game trailer for 2 new elite jobs

As revealed around a week back, the Japan server for Wizardry Online announced the new elite classes, Samurai, Bishop, Lord and Ninja. The trailers for Samurai and Bishop can be seen below. Samurai is more focused on imbuing the katana…

Wizardry Online – Japan server reveals new elite jobs

With the English server entering its Open Beta phase just a couple of weeks back under Sony Online Entertainment, the Japanese developer and publisher, Gamepot, has revealed 4 new elite jobs – Samurai, Bishop, Lord and Ninja (each with various…

Wizardry Online – Game enters Open Beta phase

[Game website] Sony Online Entertainment’s latest Free-to-Play game, Wizardry Online, has entered Open Beta! Wizardry Online is also the first Japan-developed MMORPG to appear on the company’s list of online games. Featuring harsh conditions such as server-wide PvP and possible…

Wizardry Online – Closed Beta signup now available

Having posted about the game over the past year since it launched in Japan, it seems the English version is gearing up for Closed Beta, with registration having just begun. Published by Sony Online Entertainment, Wizardry Online is the MMORPG…

Wizardry Online – English publisher confirmed

[Game website] In what I see as a surprise move, Sony Online Entertainment has announced that it will be publishing Wizardry Online, the MMO reincarnation of the classic franchise. SOE will be having a demo of the game next week…

Wizardry Online – Open Beta exceeds expectations

The Open Beta phase for Gamepot Japan’s new MMORPG, Wizardry Online, began yesterday evening to with a huge pop. Despite having to fork out 3990 Japanese Yen (USD 52.09) to activate the game, Gamepot Japan announced earlier today that the…

Wizardry Online – A brief walkthrough Part 2

(Source) Yeap, there is a Part 2 for this brief walkthrough of Wizardry Online. The main reason being me not wanting to cluster all the screenshots into 1 single post. Separating them into 2 will give me more post counts…

Wizardry Online – A brief walkthrough Part 1

(Source) I am sure by now most of the people visiting my blog would have heard of Wizardry Online developed by Gamepot Japan. It was also on show earlier at E3 2011 with a really neat press conference. Top Japanese…

E3 2011 – Wizardry Online aiming to be “un-casual”

(Source) It seems like my posts for E3 2011 is still not over as I have forgotten to scan through the Japanese media for news. I am sure by now, most of you would have read about Gamepot’s Wizardry Online…

E3 2011 – Wizardry Online to hit English shores

(Source) Just a few weeks back, I posted about Gamepot Japan reviving the classic Wizardry franchise into an online game. At this year’s E3 2011, the game was shown at the convention hall and confirmed for an English release sometime…