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Runescape players donate $90,000 to charity

Players of the Jagex MMO Runescape have raised $90,838 for charity by donating their in-game currency through a magic well located in the game. “Many tens of thousands of you chipped in to contribute a staggering 544 billion of in-game

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RuneScape 3 Boosts Active Player Numbers By 300,000

UK developer Jagex has claimed that up to 300,000 players have signed up to RuneScape in the last month whilst 100,000 previous players have reactivated their accounts. These numbers build on top of the 220 million accounts already made since

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Jagex set for new round of layoffs

RuneScape developer undergoing review of player support functions. Jagex is set for a new round of layoffs after entering a period of consultation with a number of its player support teams. A source connected to the matter told Develop a

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RuneScape 3 Launches First Quest for New Age

RuneScape 3 may have only launched late last month, but publisher Jagex has already released the first new quest content for the game. The gods are back in the game, and they are trying to gain the favor of the

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Jagex launches third installment of RuneScape franchise

Free-to-play browser games don’t come much bigger than RuneScape. Over 220 million accounts have been registered with the game since it first appeared way back in 2001. Now the game’s creators, UK-based Jagex, have launched the third installment of the

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Layoffs Hit Jagex Due to ‘organisational Restructuring’

Jagex, the Runsecape developer and publisher, has confirmed they have laid off 10 employees, according to a spokesperson who talked with GamesIndustry International. The employees were working on a new project that was not financially viable. Jagex will now focus

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Jagex confirms layoffs at Transformers Universe team

UK developer Jagex has confirmed 13 people have been made redundant from the Transformers Universe team. Jagex, which makes MMO Runescape, told Eurogamer the layoffs will not “adversely impact” the free-to-play browser MMO, but according to a source close to

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Jagex sales pass $50 million as company deems 2012 as best year to date

Runescape developer Jagex has posted sales of $50 million, marking its most successful year to date. The company now plans to invest its spoils back into its expansion, and to double the size of its development team. GI.biz reports that

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JAGEX SCALES UP GLOBALLY

Online games developer Jagex is scaling up globally from a Cambridge UK base in a new spurt of growth as it closes in on landmark new releases. The business is seeking 28 new Cambridge hires alone across a range of

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RuneScape 3: colour your world

More than a decade on from its launch as one of the first browser-based MMOs, RuneScape is heading for big changes. Dave Owen checks in with the apparently immortal “Netflix of gaming” as it prepares to ditch Java. (…) Jagex

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