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]

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Today’s Repopulation patch makes ‘massive changes’ to combat

If you're looking to test The Repopulation this morning, well, it's going to be down for four to eight hours. That's the bad...
Camelot Unchained

Camelot Unchained teases ability crafting system

What's new with Camelot Unchained? Well, let's see: City State has knocked a bunch of items off the fourth iteration of its...

Crowfund: Crowfall easily passes its fundrasing goal

Call it Crowfund. In only a few short days, Crowfall has passed its $800,000 crowdfunding goal -- and there looks to be...

Heavy Gear Assault brings robot battling to a wider world

Mech fighters now have another option for their online gaming pleasure, as a title called Heavy Gear Assault has been making its way...

Shadowrun Online lands physical distributor, adds February patch

Shadowrun Online's future prospects as a sustainable title have gone up sharply now that the game has found a physical distributor. Cliffhanger...

Skyforge announces closed beta start and sells Founder’s Packs

Skyforge wannabe deities, you may want to clear your calendar for early next month because closed beta is coming! The team announced...
Shroud of the Avatar

Shroud of the Avatar upgrades to Unity 5 for Release 15

Shroud of the Avatar's Release 15 begins today. In fact, it begins this morning at 11:30 a.m. EST. The new build features...

City of Titans shows old test environment before scrapping it

New games don't spring into being overnight; they take lots of work and incremental steps to a finished product. That goes double for a...

H1Z1 devs make fun of cheaters in new vid

Have you been banned for cheating in H1Z1? Did you write an angry email to Daybreak expressing your remorse and/or incredulity? If...

Crowfall pushes its Game of Thrones connection

If you've gotten the eerie feeling that Crowfall is not-so-subtly trying to establish a connection in fans' minds between the MMO and the...

H1Z1’s Hizzy Awards showcase player achievements

Now that the Oscars are over, where will award show junkies go to get their fix? Never fear: Daybreak has you covered with...

Crowfall: The ultimate union of MMOs and strategy

What do you get when you take a few of the most experienced developers in the MMO industry and give them the freedom to...

Starriser takes a stab at space empire strategy

Have you ever had a whim of dropping your normal, ordinary life and taking to the stars, not to peacefully explore them, but to...

Crowfall is launching a Kickstarter campaign tomorrow

"Throne war simulator" Crowfall has been tick-tocking its way down a 40-day timer for the last, well, 39 days. Now ArtCraft Entertainment has foreshadowed...

PlanetSide 2 soon expanding PlayStation 4 beta to Europe

European PlayStation 4 players will soon have no reason to feel left out of the PlanetSide 2 fun, as Daybreak informed the...
Star Citizen

Star Citizen’s Roberts talks upcoming release schedule

How big is 2015 shaping up to be for Star Citizen fans? Pretty freaking big, if Chris Roberts' latest Letter from...
Shroud of the Avatar

Shroud of the Avatar talks economy, online vs. offline modes

This weekend's Shroud of the Avatar post is a big one. Update of the Avatar #113 explains how the game's single-player offline...

Make My MMO: February 21, 2015

Welcome back to Make My MMO, a recurring column from Massively-that-was which covers crowdsourced MMOs of both the fully funded and the not-so-much...
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Star Citizen’s space mining sounds pretty fun

Here's a novel concept: pounding space rocks into space dust could actually be fun! At least it appears that way in reading the latest...

Skyforge preps for NA and EU closed beta

Closed beta testing for Skyforge will be coming soon to North America and Europe, according to a new producer's letter. While Skyforge...

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