Sony Online Entertainment has spouted a fountain of news. First and foremost, it's closing a quartet of old MMOs: Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, Wizardry Online, Free Realms and Clone Wars Adventures.
Eight year old MMO Star Wars Galaxies has been shut down forever by developer Sony Online Entertainment.
Soon-to-be-euthanased MMO Star Wars Galaxies isn't going down quietly, judging by Sony Online's plans for its final weeks.
Long-running MMO Star Wars Galaxies goes dark on 15th December, publisher Sony Online Entertainment has announced.
Sony Online Entertainment has announced that players have created over three million quests for its Star Wars Galaxies MMO in just over a month. The quests were made using the new Chronicle Master system for content creation.
LucasArts is to close 12 of the 25 Star Wars Galaxies servers.
Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley has told Massively that there are no plans to bring the Station Cash item sales just introduced to EverQuest and EverQuest II to SOE's other current games.
Even those MMOs that don't have a new expansion pack this winter have saved up their tastiest updates for the run-up to Christmas, and Star Wars Galaxies is no exception.
LucasArts executive Tom Nichols has confirmed there will be continuing support for Star Wars Galaxies - even though new MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is on the way.
LucasArts producer Tom Nichols has confirmed that George Lucas is "very excited" about Star Wars: The Old Republic. However, it doesn't sound like the famous director is a huge fan of the MMO genre - he hasn't even played World of Warcraft.
Christopher Field, producer of Sony Online Entertainment's Star Wars Galaxies MMO, has confirmed that vehicle combat is coming to the five-year-old game.
Sony Online Entertainment is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its controversial MMO, Star Wars Galaxies, with the release of a new online trading card game.
Sony Online Entertainment has announced the date and location for the sixth of its annual Fan Faire conventions.
Fan Faire 2008 will take place at the Las Vegas Hilton over four days, from August 14th to 17th.
Tickets go on sale later this spring, but the hotel can be booked now at a discount rate. Check the official announcement for details.
It's a busy time on the test servers at NCsoft and Sony Online Entertainment. Patches for the former's City of Heroes and Tabula Rasa and the latter's Pirates of the Burning Sea and Star Wars Galaxies are imminent (or in the case of SWG, just out).
Pirates developer Flying Lab has announced that the swashbuckling MMO's next patch, 1.3, will go live on the test server on April 8th. The patch will include a user interface overhaul, a duelling mode, revamped player-vs-player rewards, some new environments for on-foot combat missions, more group-focused seafaring missions, and the long-awaited, much-delayed completion of the French colonial capital, Pointe-a-Pitre.
Watch out for Eurogamer's equally long-awaited, much-delayed review of Pirates of the Burning Sea on the MMO channel later this week.