New World

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ MMO was canned due to Tencent complications

Tencent's acquisition of Leyou Technologies reportedly complicated development on the 'Lord of the Rings' MMO

‘New World’ summer update lets players form their own band

"We wanted bright and colourful palettes to represent the excitement of summer"

‘New World’ launches free weekend and reveals Rabbit’s Revenge event

'New World' will be free to try until April 11

‘New World’ update adds final main story quests

A new ranged weapon named the Blunderbuss has also been added to the MMO

Asmongold says ‘New World’ “will get better” with future updates

This is despite being overshadowed by Amazon's latest MMO, ‘Lost Ark’

Head of Amazon Game Studios Mike Frazzini steps down

“Mike was there at the beginning of Amazon Games, and his leadership and perseverance helped build the games business from the ground up”

‘New World’ shares 2022 roadmap, will add 3v3 arena in spring

Three new expeditions, two new weapons and a new zone (in a pear tree)

‘Crucible’ developer says “Amazon is not a great place to make games”

"It's pretty apparent in hindsight, and honestly was pretty apparent at the time, that [Crucible] was going to fail"

‘New World’ will add more expeditions and mutators

Mutators are just the beginning