MMO Week in Review: PAX East so far (March 12, 2017)

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PAX East is over, and Eliot is home safe with a zeppelin-full of stories. The best bit so far has been our interview with Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida, but we also covered TERA’s console port, the FFXIV panel, and our Funcom chat about Conan Exiles. And there’s plenty more to come! Stay tuned for tomorrow and Tuesday, when we’ll be spilling the rest of our PAX interviews, including a super secret one you veteran MMORPG fans are going to love! In the meanwhile, read on for the very best of this week’s MMO news and opinions.

PAX EAST 2017 – SO FAR
PAX East 2017: Final Fantasy XIV’s Q&A panel - [AL:FFXIV]At the time of this writing, there's just over a hundred days until Stormblood launches, expanding the world of Final Fantasy XIV for the second time. We'll no doubt learn…
THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES
The Perfect Ten: A plague of MMO bears - I have long been of the opinion that there are few more terrifying animals on this planet than bears. Sure, there are sharks, the mighty kraken, and that little fish…
Conan Exiles will have no boners on Xbone - As it stands right now, players in Conan Exiles may stride across the land with mighty swords or short stabbing implements held high in the breeze, and also you can…
Dean Hall’s space sandbox MMO Ion is dead - Way back in 2015, Dean Hall announced Ion, a ridiculously ambitious sci-fi space sandbox MMO built using Improbable's SpatialOS. And now it's dead. Eurogamer went digging and got statements from…
THIS WEEK’S CASTS & STREAMS
AND FROM OUR FRIENDS AT BLIZZARD WATCH

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Every week, get caught up on the MMO genre’s latest news and Massively OP’s best content in our MMO Week in Review! Want more roundups of content? Try Friday’s Betawatch for MMO testing highlights, Saturday’s Make My MMO for MMO crowdfunding updates, and Sunday’s The MOP Up, which mops up all the little bits of news we didn’t cover anywhere else.

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Shiro Madoushi

Was ArcheAge even at PAX?

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Denice J. Cook

Yes– they were the ones hiding under a chair at the concession stand. ;)

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Sally Bowls

TY for the coverage.

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But they don’t always answer my prayers
Cary Simon

But where was the surprise AAA MMO Announcement? New World info dump? SWTOR expansion reveal? I am just going to assume that they are all caught in embargos.

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Denice J. Cook

What’s the super secret thing? What’s the super secret thing? What’s the super secret thing? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet?

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Bryan Turner

GW2 went AFK for this?

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John Mclain

Nothing about the secret world combat do-over yet?

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