Mortal Online (MMORPG) Open Beta

Star Vault’s Unreal Engine 3-powered action MMORPG has entered open beta, allowing anyone who downloads the Mortal Online client to participate in the game’s ongoing development:

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Lego Universe Trailer Debut

The LEGO Universe trailer introduces the destructive creatures seeking to snuff out imagination in the game world, asking LEGO fans to enlist in an epic battle of good versus evil. Gameplay videos show a variety of players and play styles, and several new screenshots display the first areas encountered in LEGO Universe, including Avant Gardens and Gnarled Forest.

World Golf Tour Contest

Glenlivet and World Golf Tour have announced a contest that will give two grand-prize winners the chance to go to Scotland, the home of the famous St. Andrews golf course. All you have to do to enter into the contest is go to WGT.com and play a free nine-hole challenge on the St. Andrews course.

Dragon Age Journeys – Now Available

Leading video game developer BioWare, today announced that the first chapter of Dragon Age Journeys, a free to play browser based game set in the Dragon Age world, is now available.

Borderlands – Retail Shortages

It looks like Borderlands, well-received by critics, is having trouble getting received at all by some potential purchasers, with retail shortages being reported in the US. Canada is also dealing with supply issues, possibly as the result of the game’s $40 price tag in the region.

COD: Modern Warfare 2 – “No dedicated servers”

Infinity Ward has revealed it is not going to be supporting dedicated servers for the PC version of Modern Warfare 2, upsetting the game’s community amidst fears that features such as clans will no longer be supported.