Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Myst Online Now Open Source

Apr 08, 2011, 22:09 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kris Graft)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Myst Online began life as the multiplayer component of Uru: Ages Beyond Myst, but never progressed beyond beta testing with original publisher Ubisoft. Turner's subscription gaming service GameTap was the next to pick up the title, officially launching it in February 2007.

"The game lasted a year with GameTap, and was then closed down for 'business reasons' in 2008. Cyan was able to acquire the rights to the game, and planned to resurrect it on its own servers with new content. However, this plan was abandoned after a major revenue stream was 'disrupted.'"

Complete Story

Related Stories: