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Old School RuneScape Will Launch On Steam In February

Old School RuneScape Will Launch On Steam In February

Developer and publisher Jagex revealed this week that Old School RuneScape will be coming to Steam next month Following the main version of RuneScape successfully launching Steam, which to date has scored over 90% positive reviews, the company is bringing in the retro version for players who loved the way the game used to play[...]

RuneScape Publisher Jagex Has Been Acquired By The Carlyle Group

RuneScape Publisher Jagex Has Been Acquired By The Carlyle Group

Some interesting news this morning at Jagex, publisher of the game RuneScape, revealed they have been acquired by The Carlyle Group Absolutely no details were released as to what the company was sold for or any of the logistics behind the deal So the fate of all of the company's employees and the game moving[...]

RuneScape Announces Plans For Their 20th Anniversary

RuneScape Announces Plans For Their 20th Anniversary

Jagex released new details today about their upcoming plans to help celebrate the 20th Anniversary of RuneScape The game launched on January 4th, 2001, and it seems only fitting coming back from the holidays that the first announcement for their plans this year come on the anniversary date We have a full list of planned[...]

RuneScape &#038 Old School RuneScape Are Finally Hitting Steam

RuneScape & Old School RuneScape Are Finally Hitting Steam

The popular MMO RuneScape and Old School RuneScape from Jagex are officially headed to Steam This will be the first time the original RuneScape has appeared on Steam, 20 years after its initial launch in 2001 For the longest time, you were only able to play the game via Jagex's website, but now it'll be[...]

RuneScape Will Get A New Lore Chapter Called Desperate Measures

RuneScape Will Get A New Lore Chapter Called Desperate Measures

Jagex revealed this week that there's a brand new lore chapter on the way for RuneScape this month called Desperate Measures The new update will push players to use the recently introduced Archaeology skill as they have to pull the world out of what seems to be a new dark period The company didn't offer[...]

Runescape Receives A New Rand Out Of Time Update

"Runescape" Receives A New "Rand Out Of Time" Update

This update from Jagex is an extension to the Farming skill and builds upon RuneScape’s Player-Owned Farm content Set on Anachronia, players can now access five new farming paddocks and raise, feed, and breed monstrous Gielinorian dinosaurs Yes, it's your own little Jurassic Park, without all the electrical fences and raptors breaking out The update[...]

RuneScape Mobile Officially Enters Early Access

"RuneScape Mobile" Officially Enters Early Access

Jagex officially announced today that RuneScape Mobile would be going into Early Access for players to try out immediately You can download the game right now on Google Play, meaning you need to be an Android user to try it out first As a bonus, RuneScape members who jump into Early Access will be rewarded[...]

Jagex Announces RuneFest 2019 Will Be Jurassic Themed

Jagex Announces RuneFest 2019 Will Be Jurassic Themed

Jagex has announced this year's theme for RuneFest this year, as it will be going hand-in-hand with the latest RuneScape update and be Jurassic themed Aside from the announcement video below, there really wasn't much to the reveal as they have nothing set up yet for the October convention We have some details below of[...]

Jagex Announces RuneFest 2019 Taking Place In October

Jagex Announces RuneFest 2019 Taking Place In October

This morning, Jagex has officially announced that RuneFest will be returning this year to celebrate RuneScape and Old School RuneScape The event will run from October 4th-5th at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre in Farnborough, Hampshire in England Tickets for the event will go on sale at 11am EDT/8am PDT, with early bird tickets[...]

RuneScape Will Be Getting Dinosaurs With The Land Out Of Time

RuneScape Will Be Getting Dinosaurs With "The Land Out Of Time"

Jagex announced that RuneScape will be getting a new update in July called "The Land Out Of Time", basically adding dinosaurs to the mix The details are kind of sketchy as the trailer below only shows land along with a dinosaur yell, but we do know that you'll need to be level 50 or above[...]

Watch RuneScape on Twitch for Some Sweet Twitch Prime Loot

Watch RuneScape on Twitch for Some Sweet Twitch Prime Loot

The Twitch Prime RuneScape loot drops will come in three waves.[caption id="attachment_1033531" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit// Jagex[/caption]Running through to 22nd September, the bundle features four significant reward drops over the next four months:Drop #1 | One-month membership (valid for both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape) Drop #2 | Two Umbral Chests (guaranteed super-rare prize) Drop #3[...]

The RuneScape Easter Bunny Came Early This Year

The RuneScape Easter Bunny Came Early This Year

[caption id="attachment_1018940" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit// Jagex[/caption]Jagex has returned with the Guilded Eggstravaganza Easter Event for RuneScape this year which will include some special event rewards for players who participate in the time-limited event.Players who chose to take part in the event will run through various sidequests and tasks at the behest of one of the[...]

For Better or Worse Old School Runescape Mobile is the Same Old Game

For Better or Worse, Old School Runescape Mobile is the Same Old Game

Which makes it rather ideal for mobile.Sure, the graphics are still bad, even as far as mobile titles go, and the text can be a bit small to read on a cellphone, however the game has the right blend of simplicity and nostalgia that makes it a perfect candidate for mobile platforms.[caption id="attachment_942515" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

RuneScape Overhauls Their Skills System for 18th Anniversary

RuneScape Overhauls Their Skills System for 18th Anniversary

Jagex released some new info today about changes being made to RuneScape, all in time for the game's 18th Anniversary Today, the mining and smithing skills have been given an overhaul, updated for some of the more modern aspects of the game, as they haven't really been messed around with much since the game launched. The[...]

Jagex Celebrates 18 Years of RuneScape with Over 1 Million Subscribers

Jagex Celebrates 18 Years of RuneScape with Over 1 Million Subscribers

Today is the 18th birthday of the RuneScape franchise and Jagex is celebrating the highest ever number of subscribers and monthly active users across all versions of RuneScape The major boost in player count comes from the mobile launch of Old School RuneScape and early testing of RuneScape mobile The current subscriber count for the franchise has peaked at[...]

Old School RuneScape is Coming to Mobile in October

Old School RuneScape is Coming to Mobile in October

Jagex has announced the release date for Old School RuneScape's iOS and Android launch, which will happen in October. Old School RuneScape will offer full cross-platform between mobile and PC, and will be available without membership or subscription. Old School RS is probably the version of RuneScape you remember with its blocky pixel sprites and point-and-click controls[...]

Jagex Opens Up Third-Party Publishing Initiative Ahead of Gamescom

Jagex Opens Up Third-Party Publishing Initiative Ahead of Gamescom

Just in time for Europe's largest games convention, RuneScape developer and publisher Jagex has announced a new third-party publishing initiative exclusively for live games They plan to introduce the Jagex Partners program next week at Gamescom as part of their larger strategy to "become the home of living games," as the announcement reads.Additionally, the company announced[...]

RuneScape Classic Going Offline After 17 Years of Service

RuneScape Classic Going Offline After 17 Years of Service

Jagex has announced that RuneScape Classic will be going offline permanently in August, though naturally the modern version of the game will still be playable Additionally, Old School RuneScape will also be continuing on, as that is the vehicle for Jagex's esports Deadman tournaments.For some background, RuneScape Classic was the first version of RuneScape, released in 2001[...]

Clue Scrolls are Returning to RuneScape After Being Completely Overhauled

Clue Scrolls are Returning to RuneScape After Being Completely Overhauled

Back in 2017, Jagex released a survey for RuneScape players asking for them to rank their preference for future updates The most desired feature based on that survey was an overhauled Clue Scrolls system, and an enhanced and advanced version of the system is finally coming The new version will enable players to snag the most[...]

Old School RuneScape Celebrates 5 Years of Service with New Content Update

Old School RuneScape Celebrates 5 Years of Service with New Content Update

Believe it or not, Jagex's Old School RuneScape has only been in service for half a decade Today marks the game's 5th anniversary and the developer is celebrating with a new adventure that sees participants help Da Vinci with a new painting commission Completion of the new adventure will reward players with the ultimate Old School prize:[...]