GameBlast Charity Event Returns in February

SpecialEffect has announced that GameBlast will return for the fifth time next February, with registrations now live via the event website: The event, which has generated over £500,000 in donations since 2014, will see gamers uniting to raise vital funds in support of the charity’s work with severely disabled people across the country. Described as “the best excuse to game ever”, GameBlast invites participants to set their own sponsored gaming challenges between Friday 23 and Sunday 25 February. What started five years ago with a small number of hardcore gamers, has now grown hugely in popularity to include over … Continue reading GameBlast Charity Event Returns in February

Christmas Comes To RuneScape

Jagex Games Studio, creators and custodians of the fantasy MMORPG RuneScape, have kicked off the festive season with a series of events including The Pinch Who Stole Christmas – a multi-part mini-quest for the main game – and an attempt to stop the Anti-Santa from ruining the seasonal tidings in Old School RuneScape. All seasonal activities across both titles are available to enjoy through to Jan. 11, 2016. In The Pinch Who Stole Christmas, players will have to investigate the disappearance of individuals linked to the wintery festivities, as well as a present-laden iceberg that’s mysteriously appeared off the coast … Continue reading Christmas Comes To RuneScape

Runescape 3 Celebrates First Full Month

Jagex, the creators of the hugely popular and record holding MMORPG RuneScape 3, have unveiled today some key statistics about the game following its hugely successful launch last month. Following the launch of RuneScape 3, players have flocked to join the game which allows them to forge their own gaming experience and shape the world around them. Over the past 30 days the game has had well over 300,000 new players start their RuneScape adventure and over 100,000 former players re-activate their accounts. In total these new, existing and returning players have seen on average 600,000 hours of gameplay being … Continue reading Runescape 3 Celebrates First Full Month

Runescape 3 Now Available

Jagex, the creators of the hugely popular and multi Guinness World Record holding free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game, RuneScape, are excited to announce the global launch of the next seminal chapter of the game, RuneScape 3. The launch of RuneScape 3 marks the beginning of the Battle of Lumbridge, the first gaming experience forged by players, who will shape the future of the RuneScape world forever. In addition to the player-driven dynamic events sculpting both the content and lore in RuneScape 3, nearly every aspect of the immensely popular game has been upgraded. RuneScape 3, which is available in … Continue reading Runescape 3 Now Available

RuneScape Hits 200 Million Players

RuneScape, the hugely popular and multi-award winning free-to-play massively multiplayer online adventure game, today made video games history once again by announcing that it now has over 200 million registered player accounts. RuneScape has experienced a meteoritic level of success since it was first released in 2001. The game was one of the original pioneers of online multiplayer gaming and has continued to innovate and evolve over the years, ensuring RuneScape’s pole position at the forefront of free-to-play gaming today. Accessible directly from any browser and set in a distinct, richly-detailed, medieval fantasy world, RuneScape offers a truly contemporary, innovative … Continue reading RuneScape Hits 200 Million Players

Jagex Launches New Web Page For RuneScape MMO

Jagex has today unveiled a new website and logo for the RuneScape MMO at The MMO has been hailed as one of the most popular F2P MMOs, with 10 million active accounts per month, over 156 million registered accounts, and is recognized by Guinness World Records. Along with a new look, the new site includes the RuneScape Wiki, which comprises all material that used to be part of the manual, and is now community-editable. There is also an events section devoted to the organization and advertisement of in-game fan happenings. The Jagex Community Engagement team, clans and individual members … Continue reading Jagex Launches New Web Page For RuneScape MMO

Jagex Earns Queen’s Award For Innovation

Jagex Games Studio, the UKs largest independent games studio, was today presented with the coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation during a visit from Mr Hugh Duberly CBE, Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire. Jagex won the prestigious award in April this year for the continuous development of, the hugely popular and successful online multi-player game and the company’s technology that underpins the game. Published 10 years ago, RuneScape has been developed using Jagex’s groundbreaking proprietary technology. This technology enables users to access the game on almost any internet enabled device without the need for any downloads or clients, … Continue reading Jagex Earns Queen’s Award For Innovation