Avatar franchise mobile MMO Avatar Reckoning has been canceled after split from Tencent

Almost exactly two years ago, we first caught wind of an MMO based on the Avatar franchise - mobile MMO, to be precise, although...

Avatar Reckoning shows off mobile gameplay, says it’s coming ‘soon’

Do you vaguely remember that movie about blue tree elves from 2009 that made more money than many countries' annual GDP and then left...

Ubisoft 2022 financials: Skull & Bones will finally set sail by early next year

It's not every quarter that Ubisoft's financials merit a post or even a mention, but the company has been a low-key mess for the...

The Daily Grind: Would you play an Avatar: The Last Airbender MMO?

A few weeks back, there was a rumor circulating on entertainment websites and Reddit about a supposed Avatar: The Last Airbender MMORPG. According to...

Avatar: Reckoning looks like a mobile MMO with shooter vibes, backed by Disney and Tencent

If you are one of those people who's always wanted an MMORPG based on the movie Avatar and the world of Pandora, well, prepare...

For Science: A deeper look at the Proteus effect and Toronto’s game dev mental health summit

We once more have a couple of science and gaming news pieces to share, so let's bundle them up like last time and get...

For Science: Exploitative monetization, pathological gaming, and the Proteus effect

Our newsroom is overflowing with interesting academic papers relevant to gaming - let's round a few up, shall we? First, we've got Unfair play? Video...

WVU researchers post survey seeking input on video game character avatars

I suspect that most MMO players, especially the sort who hang out on forums and blogs and care deeply about the games they play,...

Chronicles of Elyria puts constraints on your character’s creation

"Character creation" is the watchword of the week at Chronicles of Elyria. In addition to a developer livestream that showed off the first iteration...

‘Massively multiplayer’ mobile Avatar game in development

Despite coming out in 2009 and making more money than Scrooge McDuck, Avatar seems to have since slipped from the attention and interest of...

Richard Garriott: Open development and crowdsourcing is a ‘joy’

There's a lot of debate and discussion these days as to the virtues and usefulness of early access and transparent development, but at least...