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Server Downtime for CB2

Are you ready for tomorrow?! A freshly wiped server, all the revamped systems, hundreds of dead bugs, and the gorgeous new graphics... However ready we feel, we need some [...]

July 11th, 2018|Main, News|0 Comments

Testing…Testing…Testing CB2!

Our first step to CB2 is live on the Experimental Server!   If you see the bug fix list so far and think, man, I really want to try that, that [...]

July 3rd, 2018|Main, News|0 Comments

Time For an Update. A BIG Update.

On July 12, we will be starting a new phase of testing called Closed Beta 2. It will have hundreds of bug fixes, new features, and...an entirely new look for Legends of [...]

June 28th, 2018|Main, News, Roadmap|0 Comments

Guild Beta – Application Now Open!

We've had such great feedback from the Bring a Friend event that we thought we'd turn it up a notch. Bring on...the Guild Beta.   What's that? Easy. Instead of you asking [...]

June 18th, 2018|Events, Main, News|0 Comments

And the Lord Pack Winner Is…

...Fergus of the Order of the Black Rose! If you see him in game, congratulate him on being the lucky player who scored a free upgrade from free trial key to Lord [...]

June 12th, 2018|Main, News|0 Comments

Beta Testers Only: Win a Lord Pack This Weekend!

The Bring a Friend week ends tonight. I will hand out codes to everyone who emails me before 6 PM EDT tonight, though. Hang in there, I'm getting through all the requests as fast [...]

June 8th, 2018|Events, Main, News|5 Comments

The Combat Overhaul

This patch has a wealth of important changes which will change combat in many respects. (Check out the notes here.) These changes have been building over many months internally, and have [...]

June 7th, 2018|Main, News|1 Comment

Bring-A-Friend Week!

We are testing our patch for the week, and if it all goes well, we'll be ready to invite guilds very soon. But...but...but what if you don't have a guild? What if [...]

June 4th, 2018|Main, News|6 Comments

The Updated Road Map is Here!

At long last, our Roadmap has been updated! We are already hard at work on many of the things we need, but the thing we’ll need the most is out of our hands: Feedback [...]

April 24th, 2018|Main, News, Roadmap|6 Comments

Meet Gregg “Zenroth” Williams

Eagle-eyed players stalking the company website may have noticed some new names. I'll be posting their introductions in the coming weeks. This week, meet our newest programmer. Our team has a number of remote [...]

March 21st, 2018|Main, News|9 Comments

End of March Update Plan

Buckle up, buttercups, this is going to be loooooooong. We have been crunching on an update for you!   1.  What's in this update?   HUEING   I'm not sure that's an actual [...]

March 19th, 2018|Main, News|21 Comments

Behind the Walls of the Citadel, an Army Grows

Behind the Walls of the Citadel, an Army Grows Greetings! My name is Sanya Weathers, and this past Monday was my first day at the Citadel. I’ve been lurking, trying to get a [...]

March 9th, 2018|Main, News|11 Comments

Founder’s Pack Rewards Revealed

Founder's Pack Rewards Revealed We are excited to unveil our Founder's Pack Reward items! These exclusive items are available for a limited time only.       [...]

February 23rd, 2018|Main, News|2 Comments

Update from Project Lead Supreem

Update from Project Lead Derek 'Supreem' Brinkmann Greetings Citizens of Aria!   Closed Beta I has been such a blast. Recently, I’ve really enjoyed watching so many people digging up treasure chests [...]

February 23rd, 2018|Main, News|1 Comment

Citadel Studios Is Growing – New Positions Available

Citadel Studios is Growing Citadel Studios is recruiting talented and driven individuals to join our team. If you share a passion for creating living breathing worlds and working in a driven and [...]

February 13th, 2018|Main, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NDA Update

NDA Lifted, Indefinitely. Players of the Legends of Aria Closed Beta remain free to discuss, stream and share their experiences online.   Many community members, content creators  and fans of Legends of [...]

February 12th, 2018|Main, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Closed Beta I Announcement and Server Update

We are keeping the official server open! Greetings Citizens of Aria!   At our Town Hall event on Friday we announced some big news about our official server, Azure Sky. The sad [...]

February 6th, 2018|Main, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Closed Beta I Patch Notes

Legends of Aria CB1 Patch Notes New City: Helm Large peaceful and very scenic city Mining / Crafting City Conveniently close to many large mining caves Coastline great for fishing Resides in the Eastern Frontier [...]

January 29th, 2018|Main, News|0 Comments

Closed Beta I Update

Greetings Citizens of Aria!   We have lots of information to share with you about our upcoming beta test period, Closed Beta I. Here's the need to know info:   Founder's Pack [...]

January 26th, 2018|Main, News, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Last Chance to Get Crowdfunding Rewards!

Good news everyone!   As we approach Beta, we will be transitioning to Founder's Packs for presales. OnDecember 29, 2017 we will officially close our crowdfunding campaign and the rewards from those tiers [...]

December 15th, 2017|Main, News, Uncategorized|1 Comment

We’ve Reached $500,000!

    We wanted to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has supported us in reaching $500,000! Every dollar is not only a direct pledge towards the development for Legends of [...]

November 20th, 2017|Main, News|1 Comment

Final Alpha Recap

Greetings Citizens of Aria!   I want to start by thanking everyone who participated in our latest “Final Alpha” test. Over 2500 players logged in during the 2 ½ week period and [...]

October 17th, 2017|Main, News|7 Comments

Featured Video: TheHiveLeader Final Alpha Review

October 11th, 2017|Main, News|2 Comments

Alpha Newbie Tips an Tricks with MJ from Massively Overpowered

We joined MJ's stream to give her some tips and tricks for newbies. Check it out and share with your friends!

October 1st, 2017|News, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Legends of Aria Town Hall

Final Alpha Town Hall Supreem and Miphon will be streaming live tonight, September 29th, at 7pm EST on our Twitch.tv channel (add to calendar). We will be doing a town hall in the [...]

September 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Final Alpha Is Live!

Legends of Aria Gets Massive Update with Latest Test Hello friends and adventurers,   Today, Citadel Studios is proud to announce that the Final Alpha for their upcoming sandbox MMORPG Legends of Aria is now underway. [...]

September 29th, 2017|Main, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Final Alpha Launching September 28th

  UPDATE: The Final Alpha release date has been pushed to September 28th. See forum post for details. Greetings Travelers!   We are excited to announce that the official Legends of Aria [...]

August 25th, 2017|Main, News, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Development Blog – 3. End of Alpha 2

  Last Monday marked the end of Legends of Aria Alpha 2. Our Alpha was live for a little over 7 weeks and was played by thousands of pledges. We want to [...]

June 27th, 2017|Main, News, Uncategorized|3 Comments

Focused Alpha – Patch 3 is Live!

  Greetings Travelers!   The final content patch for Alpha 2 went live today. Along with all of the great new features, we also have introduced a solution for the stuttering some [...]

June 9th, 2017|Main, News, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Focused Alpha – Patch 1 is Live!

The Legends of Aria Focused Alpha went live this weekend and players have taken their first steps in New Celador. We'd like to take this opportunity to give you an update on what's [...]

May 19th, 2017|Main, News, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Development Blog – 2. The Knight

  Welcome to the second Legends of Aria Development Blog.   Last week we discussed our new vision for Combat. This week we’d like to offer you an introduction to the Knight Prestige Class in [...]

May 2nd, 2017|Main, News|5 Comments

Development Blog – 1. Skills & Combat Primer

    Welcome to the first edition of the Legends of Aria Development Blog.   We’ll be posting updates bi-weekly, keeping you up to date with our developments and designs [...]

March 31st, 2017|Main, News, Uncategorized|3 Comments

Legends of Aria: Announcement for Alpha 2

Today we are announcing the date for the start of Legends of Aria - Alpha 2 and a change to how we conduct play-testing.   Shards Online has evolved and Legends of Aria [...]

March 20th, 2017|Main, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Derek ‘Supreem’ Brinkmann Addressed Community Regarding Legends of Aria Announcement


March 8th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|5 Comments

PAX East 2017 Teaser Released


March 8th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Steam Head Start!

We are very excited to launch Legends of Aria on Steam in the upcoming months. A topic of discussion that has come up frequently amongst the team is how do we wipe the slate [...]

February 21st, 2017|News, Uncategorized|8 Comments