PC Games timeline

  • Darkfall Launches (Europe)

    Darkfall is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Aventurine SA that combines real-time action and strategy in a... Read more

  • Champions Online Launches

    Champions Online is a subscription-based, superhero-themed massively multiplayer online role-playing game by former City of Heroes/Villains... Read more

  • Aion: The Tower of Eternity Launches (North America)

    Aion: The Tower of Eternity (Korean: 아이온: 영원의 탑), known also as The Tower of AION (タワー オブ アイオン?) in Japan is a massively multiplayer online... Read more

  • Fallen Earth Launches

    Fallen Earth is an MMO developed by North Carolina-based Icarus Studios LLC and Fallen Earth LLC. The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic... Read more

  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Siege of Mirkwood Released

    PRESS RELEASE WESTWOOD, MA – September 4, 2009 - Turbine, Inc. today unveiled The Lord of the Rings Online™: Siege of Mirkwood™, the digital... Read more

  • Star Trek Online Launches

    Star Trek Online, often abbreviated as STO, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Cryptic Studios based on the... Read more

  • Mortal Online Launches

    Mortal Online is a First Person, Open World, PvP/PvE Sandbox MMORPG developed and published by the Swedish video game company Star Vault, released... Read more

  • Need for Speed: World Launches

    Need for Speed: World (previously known as Need for Speed: World Online) is the 15th installment in the long-running racing video game Need for... Read more

  • Final Fantasy XIV Launches

    Final Fantasy XIV (ファイナルファンタジーXIV Fainaru Fantajī Fōtīn?), also known as Final Fantasy XIV Online, is the fourteenth installment in the Final... Read more

  • Vindictus Launches (North America)

    Vindictus (Korean: 마비노기 영웅전, Mabinogi Heroes) is a hack and slash MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) created by devCAT, an... Read more

  • Perpetuum Launches

    Perpetuum is a video game by Avatar Creations Ltd. It is a player-driven persistent-world MMORPG set in a science fiction ground setting. Players... Read more

  • World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Released

    With the release of Cataclysm, the maximum player level has been raised from 80 to 85. The game's two main continents, Kalimdor and Eastern... Read more

  • DC Universe Online Launches

    DC Universe Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) set in the DC Universe. Sony Online Entertainment's stated goal is... Read more

  • Earthrise Launches

    Earthrise is a science fiction Player vs Player MMORPG by the independent Bulgarian team Masthead Studios released on February 2011, it is... Read more

  • RIFT Launches

    Rift is a MMORPG set in a fantasy world called Telara, which is the focal point of several different elemental Planes. These Planes are realities... Read more

  • Xsyon Launches

    Developed by relative newcomers Notorious Games, Xsyon: Earth 2012 – The Prelude (to give it its proper title) is a sandbox, build-‘em-up, open... Read more

  • Allods Online Launches

    Allods Online has many traditional MMORPG elements such as quests, NPCs, and dungeons. It also has an element that is fairly unique - the ability... Read more

  • Gods & Heroes Launches

    Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising (abbreviated as G&H or GnH) is the title of an MMORPG made by Heatwave Interactive. The game is set in the world of... Read more

  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Rise of Isengard Released

    The Lord of the Rings Online: Rise of Isengard is the latest expansion pack for the MMORPG The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar,... Read more

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic Launches

    Star Wars: The Old Republic, abbreviated as TOR or SWTOR, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based in the Star Wars universe.... Read more

  • TERA Launches (North America)

    The Exiled Realm of Arborea (officially abbreviated as TERA) is a 3D fantasy themed MMORPG developed by Bluehole Studio. The game was launched and... Read more

  • The Secret World Launches

    The Secret World is a massively multiplayer online world with a unique modern-day setting and unparalleled freedom of character... Read more

  • Guild Wars 2 Launches

    When most people think of a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), they usually think of the most famous one of them all: World... Read more

  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Released

    Mists of Pandaria will raise the existing level cap from level 85 to 90. It will introduce a new character class, the Monk, along with a new... Read more

  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan Launches

    The Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan is the fourth expansion pack for The Lord of the Rings Online, and it is available as a web-based... Read more