The Carlyle Group Acquires Jagex, Leading Online Video Game Company and Creator of RuneScape

Acquisition announced as Jagex celebrates 20 years of RuneScape, making it one of the world’s longest running and most successful online video game franchises Global investment firm The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today announced it has acquired Jagex, a leading developer and publisher of…

120 players face-off as epic PvP experience Soul Wars comes to Old School RuneScape

The fast-paced PvP minigame to Old School RuneScape Soul Wars, 12 years after its debut in RuneScape The epic PvP game mode, Soul Wars, debuts in Old School RuneScape today. Soul Wars was introduced in RuneScape in 2009 and, since Old School RuneScape is based on…

RuneScape Crowns its 20th Anniversary with a Year Of Celebration

With 7,306 consecutive days of non-stop play, RuneScape becomes one of the world’s longest-running online games and announces a year of epic 20th anniversary-themed content Twenty years ago today, gamers first arrived in a whole new online world of medieval fantasy…

Jagex and Players Celebrate Together at the 10th Annual Golden Gnome Awards: Community Winners Announced on Livestream Extravaganza

The champions of the ever-growing RuneScape and Old School RuneScape community named and praised Jagex’s 2020 community heroes were crowned at the 10th Annual Golden Gnome Awards ceremony, which took place on Friday (20th November). The event celebrates the talent of the…

Old School RuneScape’s Latest Competitive League, Trailblazer, Kicks Off Today

The two-month long competition gets underway, and is celebrated with the release of Old School’s first ever music video! The fast-paced world of Old School RuneScape’s Leagues returns today with the launch of Leagues II – Trailblazer, across both PC and mobile. This is…

RuneScape Now Available On Steam

The PC edition of RuneScape, the iconic living MMORPG, today made its highly anticipated debut on the Steam Store, Jagex has announced. Its arrival follows demand from the Steam community, which saw the game race into the Top 40 of Steam’s…

RuneScape and Old School RuneScape are heading to Steam in 2020/21

After nearly 20 years of being exclusively available from the RuneScape website, the PC and Mac editions of the iconic MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape will soon be available on the Steam platform. The original will debut on Steam on October 14th 2020, while the…

Penguin surveillance increased in RuneScape

Jagex, creators and custodians of the iconic living game RuneScape, today introduced a refresh of Distractions and Diversions, marking 12 years of D&D content in the game. The developers took a closer look at the classic Distraction and Diversion Penguin Hide…

A new chapter; Desperate Measures launches today!

A new chapter in RuneScape’s six-year-long Elder Gods storyline launches today with the introduction of the epic new quest Desperate Measures, a sequel to last year’s Desperate Times. Jagex, creators and custodians of the iconic living game, revealed the much-anticipated quest in a launch trailer…

Desperate Measures to bring a new lore chapter to RuneScape

A new chapter in RuneScape’s epic Elder Gods series will soon challenge players to use the recently introduced Archaeology skill when ‘Desperate Measures’ launches on Monday 27th July 2020. Desperate Measures is a direct follow up to last year’s Desperate Times narrative and will continue…