Marvel Heroes is a MMO Action RPG created by David Brevik, the visionary behind Diablo. In the free-to-play game you will be able to collect and play as your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Captain America, Wolverine, Hulk and many… Read More »Marvel Heroes Trailer
Disney has made a big investment in Massively MultiPlayer Role Playing Games (MMRPGs) over the last 10 years or so. VMK, Pirates, Cars, Pixie Hollow, and Toontown have all be successes on various levels. It certainly made sense at the time as that was the… Read More »Disney might acquire Social Gaming company Playdom
Disney has opened to beta play the Pixie Hollow MMORPG based on the Disney Fairies properties. If you previously created a fairy on the site, you can now log in and play that fairy. You can also start a new fairy and join in. I… Read More »Pixie Hollow Game now in Beta, World of Cars opening in Beta Soon.
Rick Munarriz keeps an eye on the Walt Disney Company over at Motley Fool. He wonders why Disney is closing Virtual Magic Kingdom (VMK) when it should be using it as a gateway game into all of its other properties? The site’s public rationale is… Read More »Why close VMK? Wonders Disney Analyst.
Danny Sullivan is reporting that his sons are having problems with their Club Penguin accounts after a recent upgrade. Both Penguins has changed color and lost items after a recent upgrade to the game. If they hit Edit Player, the Color, Pin & Background tab… Read More »Club Penguin Upgrade Spells Problems For Members
Latest: Saving Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom – 4.15.08
May 21st, 2008 will mark the end of one very cool MMO game brought to you by Disney Online. Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom is wrapping up play and urging its players to join in on one of Disney’s other offerings. The only hitch, those games require pay-for-play to get full functionality.
Needless to say this is causing an uproar among the games fans who have invested time and effort in building their characters, rooms, and friends in VMK. VMKMagic.com has started a petition to save the game.
I’ve included the full notice of closure and faq from VMK’s newsletter below the cut
The Walt Disney Company hasn’t released any official numbers, but the MMORPG tracking site MMOGChart estimates that Disney’s Pirates Of the Caribbean online game has about 10,000 active players. It’s a good number, but not impressive in an age when video games are outselling their… Read More »Disney’s Pirates Of The Caribbean MMORPG looks to grow