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PSA: Cryptic point-and-clicker Hiversaires out now on iOS

Hiversaires, a "cryptic point & click adventure game in a textless world," is out now on iOS for $2.99. The adventure game was developed by Devine Lu Linvega, a French Canadian designer currently living in Japan. Hiversaires was "created for adventurers who remember drawing maps to survive,"...

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Dungeons and Dragons: Neverwinter preview: The NeverEnding Story

Cryptic and Atari's upcoming relaunch of the Neverwinter Nights franchise is a multiplayer online game with infinite content. I'm still trying to wrap my mind around what this means -- and I think its creators are, too. The infinite-ness is provided by the Foundry system, a returning (and far...

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Neverwinter revealed in new trailer

We've got an appointment to see Neverwinter at E3 this week, but to tide all of us over until then, we've got a trailer showing off the new Cryptic-developed RPG. We like how colorful the world is, but doesn't the aesthetic seem a little done to death? Here's hoping there's something we're...

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Cryptic not yet sure about pricing plan for new Neverwinter title

You D&D buffs out there were undoubtedly excited to hear that a new Neverwinter game is coming to life, but just like the real D&D, it might end up laying a critical hit down on your wallet. In an interview at Gamasutra, Cryptic CEO Jack Emmert admitted that the game doesn't have a...

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Atari picks up former EA Online exec to lead European arm

In Atari's march towards an online-oriented business model, the company issued a press release yesterday announcing the acquisition of John Burns, former senior director of European online publishing at EA. Burns wil be in charge of European operations for Atari, reporting directly to president and...

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Star Trek Online for consoles 'on the back burner'

In a move that's almost as shocking as a "red shirt" being removed from life duty on the original Enterprise, Cryptic confirms that Star Trek Online for consoles is taking the shuttle to retail reality at impulse speed. The studio told VideoGamer that STO is "pretty much in the same boat as the...

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Boldly pay less for Star Trek Online

If you've ever wanted to transport into the massively-multiplayer Starfleet of Star Trek Online, now is your chance to make it so. Amazon's Deal of the Day features the game for $28 -- a better price than even a Ferengi could negotiate. (Mostly because Ferengi don't really exist.) Plus, the...

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Cryptic 'definitely' opening up ships to Star Trek Online players

In the world of Star Trek, there's nothing quite like grabbing a few moments of R&R with your first mate on the holodeck or heading down to engineering to check up on your favorite ship's power core. Unfortunately, as we've been unable to explore the interior of our own ships since we first got...

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Cryptic's predictions crushed by Star Trek Online numbers

We've heard plenty of horror stories over the past week (as have you, we'd wager) of people trying to play the Star Trek Online beta with little success, if they can even get the client to download in the first place. It turns out that Cryptic was not, as Destiny's Child cautioned, ready for this...

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Star Trek Online 'Exploration Trailer' tours the fatal frontier

These are some clips from Star Trek Online. Its mission: to make you buy the game; to seek out new subscribers and revenue sources; to boldly make money, like no MMO has done before ... except World of Warcraft. To learn more about Star Trek Online before you beam aboard, check out Massively's...

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