Matt Daniel



Matt is an incurable, lifelong nerd who has almost certainly spent more time in front of various screens and monitors than is strictly healthy. On the rare occasions that he manages to pull himself away from said screens and monitors, he's probably absorbed in a good book or scribbling down the latest half-formed story that's popped into his head.

Twitter: @Matt_DanielMVOP

Monster Hunter: World devs discuss Iceborne development as the game’s first beta test draws near

It won't be long now until hunters will be able to get their first taste of Monster Hunter: World's upcoming Iceborne expansion, with the...

Latest Path of Exile update improves Legion mechanics and steamrolls a bunch of bugs

As Path of Exile nears the end of the second week of its Legion league, the devs at Grinding Gear Games have released a...

Destiny 2’s fall patch turns Eververse gear into Universal Ornaments as Bungie revamps the Bright Dust economy

Tess Everis will have some new surprises in store for the Guardians of Destiny 2 this fall, Bungie has announced, as the fall patch...

Black Desert Online locks (some) player accounts in the wake of data breach

Black Desert Online appears to be in the midst of an account-security fiasco, as a recent forum post from GM Rhotaaz has announced that...

‘Classic’ MMO Dekaron announces mobile adaptation

The trend of giving old MMOs new leases on life by turning them into mobile titles continues: Korean developer ThumbAge has announced that it...

Old School RuneScape dishes on Song of the Elves dev progress in new blog

It's been some time since Old School RuneScape's Song of the Elves quest was initially revealed at RuneFest 2018, but don't worry -- it's...

Fortnite introduces the Chug Splash in today’s update as Epic steps up anti-datamining measures

The latest update to Fortnite is live today, and it allows players to share a drink in a rather unconventional fashion with the introduction...

Neverwinter’s Undermountain is live on console today as Waterdeep preps the Protector’s Jubilee

Dungeon delvers, prepare to descend: Neverwinter's massive Undermountain expansion goes live on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles today, bringing with it the eponymous...

Camelot Unchained hardens up to squash some bugs, prepares for tentative weekend test

With another week comes another Camelot Unchained development update, and the folks at City State Entertainment have been hard at work ironing out bugs...

OrbusVR introduces new beta raid, new quests, and the snappily named G.R.I.N.D.I.N.G device

Virtual reality MMORPG OrbusVR's latest update recently went live, bringing with it a new raid to beta test, over a dozen new quests, and...

Bungie aims to deliver more Destiny 2 content ‘as often as [it] can deliver it’

The future is looking a bit brighter for Destiny 2, which, after much concern over the game's prospects following Bungie's split with Activision, recently...

WoW Classic’s next stress test is open to subbers in North/South America, Oceania

Blizzard has announced that the next World of Warcraft Classic stress test will be happening this week on Wednesday, June 19th, lasting until Friday,...

Former Epic producer reveals that Fortnite almost got canned over Save the World

Fortnite Battle Royale has been a runaway success for Epic Games, cementing the popularity of the battle royale genre in mainstream gaming culture and...

A recent World of Warcraft player survey apparently confirms an incoming level squish

The nature of World of Warcraft's expansion releases and design philosophy means that every expansion adds another stack of levels on top of the...
Breaking rocks in the hot sun.

RuneScape reveals Big Game Hunting, details Completionist Cape and weapon diversity changes

Step over Turok; there are some new dinosaur hunters in town -- or at least there will be when RuneScape's upcoming Land Out of...

Fallout 76 announces double XP event following its week-long free trial

In case you'd forgotten, you can currently jump into the Appalachian wastelands of Fallout 76 and play for free until June 17th, and if...

Blade & Soul explores the Blade Master and Kung Fu Master’s upcoming third specs

When Blade & Soul's Empyrean Shadows update arrives on June 19th, Blade Masters and Kung Fu Masters will become even more, er, masterful with...

Destiny 2 won’t be exclusive to Steam: Bungie reveals new details about the game’s future

Following Bungie's bombshell E3 announcement that Destiny 2 will be departing Blizzard's client for the greener pastures of Steam -- and going free-to-play...

Light some fires in Red Dead Online’s newest Showdown mode, Sport of Kings

Prepare to ride like royalty, Red Dead Online players; the game's latest update brings a new Showdown game mode, Sport of Kings, which will...
Not everything is a job.

Temtem announces ‘huge’ alpha update, will offer pre-orders (and alpha) via Discord store

Crowdfunded, Pokemon-inspired critter-catching MMO Temtem has been in alpha since late last year, and the folks at Crema are continuing to make great strides...