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Posts tagged “Jeremy Gaffney”

Money Grinding: Lineage Makes $1.8 Billion Over 15 Years

Lineage, the Korean fantasy MMO from NCSoft, is fifteen years old. In that time, it has made the equivalent of $1.8 billion. This as reported by PCGamesN reporting on Kotaku, as based on a press release that's in Korean, anyway. Numbers like this are why companies remain willing to make such large, long bets on MMOs. I talked to Jeremy Gaffney, former NCSoft executive and…

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The Paths To Glory: Wildstar

Admission: I'd forgotten that Wildstar existed until I watched a new video for the game today. I'm very glad to be reminded though because it looks like that rarest of things, an MMORPG that I might want to play for more than five minutes. The video shows giant monsters, death ray spewing robotfaces acting as an environmental hazard and demonstrates some of the capabilities for…

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Feature: Choose your own adventure

Bartle Banter: Wildstar’s Jeremy Gaffney

Back in July, NCSoft and Carbine Studios took the lid off their next big MMO, Wildstar. I know because I was there when they did. The talking point about Wildstar was how it plans to approach the tropes of the genre in a new way - primarily by asking you to pick a Path on top of the usual class and race choices. Are you…

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