Alphas & Betas

MMOs in various stages of testing and crowdfunding, playable and… not. Don’t forget to follow our Betawatch and Make My MMO columns for a weekly rundown. [Follow this category’s RSS feed]

Camelot Unchained’s weekly update talks textures and Minstrels

The pure support class is one that is sorely missing from the modern MMORPG, so news that Camelot Unchained is working on some...

Chronicles of Elyria domain settlement snags cause Soulbound Studios to issue store credit

The headline event of Domain and Settlement Selection (DSS) for Chronicles of Elyria has hit a few speedbumps along the way in...

Crowfall’s ongoing Trials of the Gods moves on to Yaga, goddess of magic

Crowfall players have fought in the name of Gaea the Earth Mother, and now it's time to fight in the name of...

Torchlight Frontiers brings back its fame and contract system

Early Torchlight Frontiers testers might recall a previous version of the fame and contract system that experimented with a daily quest-and-reward format. Echtra...
And now, pricing.

Betawatch: Chronicles of Elyria shows off its pre-alpha gameplay

It's easy to be a bit on the cynical side with Chronicles of Elyria as the game continues to... well, not be a game,...

City of Titans offers a look at the landmarks of Alexandria from inside the game’s world

While we've gotten a look at landmark locations a couple of times in City of Titans before, the latest preview post...

Here’s what we learned from PlanetSide Arena’s brief demo event yesterday

Yesterday's invite-only PlanetSide Arena demo event was a quickie - it was over in two hours. But already the hype is building for...

Inside Star Citizen goes spelunking with a full episode all about patch 3.7’s cave systems

The weekly Inside Star Citizen is once again an episode focusing all on one aspect of the developing game: caves. Covering everything from...

Citadel: Forged with Fire’s newest hype video features its creatures

We told you that Citadel: Forged with Fire was going to start cranking out videos and pressers all about what it has...

Dauntless officially leaves early access and launches version 1.0 on September 26

It's been a long, winding, and interesting road for Dauntless, from its bare-bones beginnings to its most complete update yet. Now, after...

Book of Travels sucks you into a gorgeous online fairytale world

Every once in a long while, a game is announced that really makes us sit up and go "Oooh!" without any irony. Book...

Red Dead Online now lets you be a trader, collector, or bounty hunter with the latest update

It's always good to expand your horizons. You might be all about the rootin', tootin', shootin', and lootin' in Red Dead Online, but...

PAX West 2019: Examining mental health and community in upcoming MMO Destiny’s Sword

Eager players packed the Washington State Convention Center at this year's PAX West, each greeted with games ranging from high-profile triple-A titles to more...

Choose My Adventure: A stronger, straighter start in Legends of Aria

What a difference a few weeks make. This past spring when I last toured Legends of Aria for Choose My Adventure, things...

Space content for SWGemu is still up in the air as devs say a wipe and launch are still ‘a long ways off’

If you've followed the long-running original-flavor Star Wars Galaxies emu community for any length of time, you are surely aware of the emulator...

Citadel: Forged with Fire touts its building features as it nears its full launch

Part of the fun in a survival sandbox is working your way towards building your own domicile, whether it's a dumpy little yurt or...

Camelot Unchained is nearly ready to set in-game traps and test its new NPC AI

This week's update from Camelot Unchained hit a couple of pretty good milestones. In the regular Top Tenish write-up, the folks at...

Here’s roughly ten minutes of Chronicles of Elyria pre-alpha gameplay

A common complaint among those who are watching the development of Chronicles of Elyria from the sidelines is that there's not much actual...

Crowdfunding for VR cyberpunk MMO Zenith hits $200,000 with new playable race

Zenith, the plucky little cyberpunk VR MMO that rocketed onto Kickstarter last month, has made it to another funding stretch goal. The...

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen discusses crafting in its August developer roundtable

The one thing I like most about sandbox MMOs -- and the one thing that I'll probably end up doing if I find one...

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