Carbine Studios, the developer of the massively multiplayer online game WildStar, is shutting down, Kotaku has learned. Fifty people will lose their jobs in the process, according to a person briefed on the shutdown. The game will also come to a close.
WildStar developer Carbine Studios laid off a number of people today, publisher NCSoft confirmed to Kotaku this afternoon. The company says they “remain committed” to updating and maintaining service on their sci-fi MMO.
Carbine Studios’ sci-fi MMORPG Wildstar launched in June of 2014, bravely opting for a paid subscription model while more high-profile games were going free-to-play. They made it a year!
I've not had much time to log into my WildStar account since launch, but someone else certainly has. According to player support, my account is now banned for speedhacking. *sigh*
Those playing through WildStar, the new science fiction MMO by Carbine Studios, might've noticed something a little, err, lively about the way certain character's butts sway.
The head start for Carbine Studio's new science fiction MMO WildStar kicked off early this morning, giving birth to thousands of weird little animal people with giant eyes. We're going to follow one of them into the wilds of the legendary Planet Nexus.
Carbide Studios' massively multiplayer online science fiction role-playing game launches a week from today, with early start kicking off Saturday morning at 12:01 am Pacific. That makes this final features trailer the big pre-launch push for WildStar — if you don't see something you like here, just keep on playing…
With less than a month left before the June 3 official launch of WildStar, Carbine Studios gives prospective players a look at the high-end raid content topping off the eagerly anticipated science fiction MMORPG.
A couple weeks ago I wrote an article about Warplots, the build-a-base endgame player-versus-player mode in the upcoming science fiction MMO WildStar. Shortly after that, the fine folks from Carbine and NCsoft came knocking at my door, peering through the keyhole and asking "Do you want to build a Warplot?"
Wildstar, the upcoming sci-fi MMORPG, doesn't really take itself seriously. So even if you look at it as part the lore and setting, this skatepark just... belongs.
Sticking with the upcoming MMORPG's theme of building-plus-battling, WildStar's high level 40-Vs.-40 PVP battles begin with players building massive fortresses in the sky. Then they drop them.
Considering Carbine Studios was founded by 17 members of the World of Warcraft development team, I can forgive the re-use of the terms "Arenas" and "Battlegrounds". It's the combat that matters, and WildStar's isn't very much like WoW at all.
Carbine Studios' animated space opera has been teasing MMORPG fans with colorful characters and hilarious CGI videos since its announcement in 2011. On June 3, WildStar opens the wild space frontier to the public. Let's see what goodies we can get for preordering.
Stephan Williams is a senior 3D artist at Carbine Studios, the team working on sci-fi MMO Wildstar.
Garrett Hanna works at Carbine Studios, where he's been contributing to the eyeball-bursting art style of the sci-fi MMO Wildstar.
Upcoming sci-fi MMO WildStar isn't just about carving out a corner of some twisted alien planet. It's about making that corner your own, decorating it to your tastes, and putting a bowl of ramen atop your giant hamster ball.
Signing up for a new subscription-based MMORPG is a big decision, especially when it's an untested brand like Carbine's colorful WildStar. MMORPG.com helpfully recorded the first 15 minutes of beta play, which just might help your decision along.
That is, if you're planning an incursion against the nicer folks making a living on the planet Nexus in Carbine Studios upcoming MMO. My god these people make a good trailer.
Maybe there is something to this whole WildStar being subscription-based MMO thing. Every time I turn around, the folks at Carbine Studios are rolling out some incredibly fresh idea, like a "Disarm" skill that makes you have to run after your weapon. It's sorcery! Let's see how the game handles other annoying forms…
The second-most exciting upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game announced plans today to require users pay an ongoing monthly fee to access its contents. Thankfully, there's still a way to play WildStar for free.