Ed's Weekly Watch #2

Well, I am back folks, with the second Weekly Watch! This has been a reletively slow week, but I will get you the information you have been wanting.

Our first order of buisness is about Warhammer Online!

Taipei – Jan 31, 2008 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), the world's leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment and GigaMedia Ltd (NASDAQ: GIGM), a major provider of online entertainment software and services, announced today that the companies have entered into an agreement to launch and operate WARHAMMER® ONLINE: AGE OF RECKONING™(WAR) in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Based on Games Workshop's Warhammer fantasy universe, the online game features next generation Realm vs. Realm™ (RvR) game play that will immerse players in a world of perpetual conflict.

Next is Age of Conan!

Funcom is excited to announce the launch of the Spanish community forums for Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, just one week after launching the Spanish marketing site available on www.ageofconan.com.  

Funcom will be launching a Spanish localized version of the highly anticipated massive online game simultaneously with the North American, English, German and French on May 20th, 2008. Launching the community efforts is an important step in that direction.


The upcoming MMO Jumpgate Evolution launched their first newsletter called the “Jumpgate Times”. You can read it here.

MMORPG.com and the new game Mabinogi have partnered and are offering beta keys to be given away! Get yours here. It’s a Japanese anime style game.

Pretty decent week after all! Not too much to get excited about though…Tune in next week for WW #3!