Black Prophecy was a free-to-play sci-fi MMORPG from Reakktor and Gamigo presented in both first- and third-person, focused on fast-paced 3D real-time strategic combat. A sophisticated crafting system, quality roleplaying elements, PvP combat, customizable avatars and ships, and three different resources were all also available.
The game was shut down in September of 2012, although Black Prophecy Tactics: Nexus Conflict, a new tactical space battle MMO set in the Black Prophecy universe, is in development from Limbic Entertainment and Gamigo.
The Black Prophecy team has posted a new blog article indicating that the game will be ceasing operations on September 26, 2012. The letter indicates that financial woes are to blame for the game's demise.
The Black Prophecy team has released a new trailer from Episode 3: Rise of the Boids. Boids are a robotic race waiting to be unleashed on Black Prophecy players. The latest update also brings several new additions including a level cap increase to 50, new story missions, a new warzone, an open world sector for players level 40 and up, 11 new job missions and a new PvE raid system.
With next month's Star Wars: The Old Republic release, fans of sci-fi are feeling optimistic. But MMORPG.com's Alex Frieden argues in our latest review that there is already a decent sci-fi MMO on the market in the form of Black Prophecy. Check out Alex's review and then leave us a couple of comments.
Black Prophecy has brought joy to sci-fi MMO players all around the world. Is it as good as it looks? In a new 'first look' preview, MMORPG.com's Alex Frieden takes a look at Black Prophecy and gives our readers a quick and dirty look at the game overall. Check it out and then leave us your impressions in the comments.
The Black Prophecy team has announced that players will benefit from the real world celebration of Space Week with bonuses in game. Space Week is an educational celebration to teach people how space affects their daily lives.
The Black Prophecy dev team has released a new trailer for Episode 2: Species War. The content expansion was recently released for Black Prophecy in September and features the new Warzone system and a complete balance overhaul.
Gamigo's Patrick Streppel has released the second Community Letter with Streppel acknowledging several key player concerns with Black Prophecy. In addition, Streppel discusses the upcoming North American expansion and lays the groundwork for future development.
Gamigo has announced that the Raptr client will now be bundled with the Black Prophecy game. Raptr brings a host of features to players including in-game screenshots, multiple IM support, game play activity statistics and more.
Gamigo has announced that PvP will see some major improvements and an expansion of the feature with Black Prophecy: Episode 2: Species War. Species War is scheduled to go live in early September and bring warzones into the game. Groups of players will battle one another for control of the opposing team's outpost.
The Black Prophecy team is announcing that, as of today, the space combat MMO from Reakktor and Gamigo is officially launched. Players can experience the deeply rich Sci-Fi story and hop in their ships now at the official website.