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Epic Games is suing still more Fortnite cheat creators

Looks like we've got another entry in the seemingly perpetual saga of game developers vs. cheat creators, as Epic Games is suing a pair of YouTubers for the use and sale of Fortnite cheats. According to the report from GamaSutra, "Epic Games has filed a lawsuit against two YouTubers, accusing the pair...

Villagers and Heroes’ Haunted Moors takes you back to Spooky Town

Won't you take me (back to) to Spooky Town? Halloween is upon Villagers & Heroes, and that means the Haunted Moors event zone first introduced in 2017 is back in business! Players can dress up -- or not --and join in this scaled zone to flings new spells and effects into the faces of nightmares, skeletons, zombies, and...
This... should be fine.

World of Warships patch 0.7.1 adds in Halloween submarines along with other tweaks

The spookiest possible thing in World of Warships is the submarine. We already learned quite a bit about these new nautical terrors in a preview of the game's Halloween event, but now the event is here and players can sink beneath the waves to terrorize those above the waves. Take part in Saving Transylvania and Sunray...

devCAT Studio reveals new character trailer for upcoming MOBA Ascendant One

Developer devCAT Studio, creator of Welsh- and Irish-mythology-inspired MMORPG Mabinogi developed under Nexon, has unveiled the first character trailer for its upcoming MOBA title Ascendant One. The game appears to put a sci-fi twist on Greek mythology, as the revealed characters so far are all "based on or named after the Greek gods," according to MMO Culture. The...

EverQuest awakens to the Nights of the Dead

EverQuest II isn't the only Norrath MMO that's enjoying a string of spooky Nights of the Dead. While a little late to the party, original flavor EverQuest has kicked off its own Halloween event with the usual assortment of activities and rewards. Currently running through November 6th, EQ's Nights of the Dead brings back Spooky Sally...

Black Desert’s Russian servers will be spared from their abrupt and messy closure after all

Welp, we did not see this coming, but here's some extremely good news in the Black Desert license transfer saga. Over the last couple of weeks, we've been covering the planned hand-over of the game's Russian version from publisher GameNet to Korean owner Pearl Abyss. Initially, both companies vowed to work together to transfer account data and keep the servers going...

Blizzard is hosting a Diablo-themed scavenger hunt leading up to Switch launch

The launch of Diablo III Eternal Collection for the Nintendo Switch is less than a month away, and to get players hyped up for the occasion, Blizzard is hosting a legendary scavenger hunt that will have players scouring the world, both real and virtual, to find hidden items and earn chances to win fabulous prizes. It works...
Dark down.

Here’s what you can expect from EVE Vegas 2018

It's that time of year again when internet spaceship nerds descend on Las Vegas to get incredibly drunk find out what the future holds for EVE Online and its related IPs. EVE Vegas 2018 kicks off soon on October 19th and MassivelyOP will be on the ground again this year to interview developers and get the latest...
so spoopy

Final Fantasy XI prepares for the spooktacular Harvest Festival

So, how do you manage to make things feel spooky in a game like Final Fantasy XI when you have an entire expansion about getting sucked through time into a demonic maw? Well, you don't. But you still celebrate the spookiness with the annual Harvest Festival, which has arrived once more to delight anyone with a love...

The Stream Team: Betrayer’s remorse as the SWTOR hunt continues

Was that a hint of remorse Massively OP's Larry and MJ saw last time? Could it be that a favorite companion can be redeemed from his hasty and quite poor decision? If so, what will the audience choose to do with him? First things first: MJ's got to catch him! The chase continues in these final solo flashbacks, so...

Lord of the Rings Online’s Harvestmath Festival is live

Lord of the Rings Online's Harvestmath Festival was briefly delayed, but now it's live in Middle-earth, a Halloweeny capstone for last week's Update 23 and just one more reason to dive into the Tolkien MMO. "The Curse of the Eerie Acres reaches its conclusion: speak to Bingo by the Party Tree to begin the new quest...
Yes, she has them.

Here’s how Overwatch’s Pink Mercy charity donations help fight breast cancer

It seems fitting to have used Overwatch's Mercy as the face of a charity for a medical cause, which happened earlier this year with the release of the pink Mercy skin sold to fund breast cancer research. So where did the money from that charity skin actually go? A new dispatch on the official site breaks...
From a certain point of view.

Crowfall shows off its animations for making the Guinecean moves

The latest video from the Crowfall team covers both a monstrous race and bones! How could it be anything less than seasonally appropriate? Of course, the monstrous race in question is the Guineceans, and the "bones" under discussion are the ones used to rig an animation with a model so that everything animates properly... but let's not...

Perfect Ten: MMOs that desperately need proper player housing

Here's something pretty encouraging to me: When I sat down to work on an article listing MMOs that really could use but lacked proper player housing, I honestly had a hard time coming up with a full 10 titles. The more I looked at the popular titles in our gamespace, the more I realized that most of them --...

Blade & Soul’s Blade & Ghoul Halloween event is here with reward and upgrade rebalancing

Halloween is officially live in NCsoft's Blade & Soul this morning as the Blade & Ghoul (yes really) event has kicked off. As we've previously noted, starting today and running through November 7th, level 50-plus toons will be zipping through the Zaiwei Ruins, which has been buffed with the power of darkness and infused with really...
oh, wait, you're serious

Ubisoft claims that it ‘cannot be openly political’ in The Division

Gosh, this is one heck of a sentiment. Ubisoft's COO, Alf Condelius, recently spoke at the Sweden Game Conference and claimed that it could not and would not be openly political in The Division. That was a statement made. The game specifically cited was The Division, not The Division 2, so while we're certain that you...

MapleStory 2 producer’s letter addresses upcoming Style Crate changes and PvP reactivation

The first week of MapleStory 2's launch is officially drawing to a close, and Producer Jungsoo Lee has posted a new producer's blog to update players on the state of the game. According to the post, the game had "a fantastic first week" and "was ranked the #6 title on Steam during North America peak hours, with an...

Halloween blows through RIFT, Trove, ArcheAge, Atlas Reactor, and Defiance 2050

Something sinister is brewing over at Trion Worlds, and soon the whole world will pay the price as Scott Hartsman's corgi transforms into its true nightmare self, full of howls, cuddles, and savage nibbles. Actually, it's just a full batch of Halloween events running across Trion's MMOs. RIFT's Autumn Harvest kicks off on the 18th, with toxic spores...

Fallout 76: Absurd merch, the discless Platinum edition, and criticism of ‘nuke porn’

The second part of this article is about something serious, so we're starting with the ridiculous first, k? And here it is: Bethsoft has apparently teamed up with Numskull to develop a whole line of Fallout 76 merch. No candles for Fallout 76, but there are "pin badge sets, 3D mugs, keychains, floor mats, and even coat hooks."...

ZeniMax Online Studios is hiring for an MMO project based on ‘an exciting new IP’

A new job posting on ZeniMax Online Studios's career site reveals that the studio is looking to hire a core tech programmer to join the team at its Hunt Valley, Maryland office. Although this normally wouldn't be a particularly newsworthy piece of information on its own, the posting itself reveals a potentially juicy bit of information: The studio,...

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