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]

Eternal Crusade lead level designer is the latest in a string of desertions

Eternal Crusade seems to have a retention problem with its employees, as Lead Level Designer Steven Lumpkin just became the latest of...

Project Genom gameplay video shows off its high-tech weapons

The sci-fi shooter Project Genom is making great strides with its post-Unreal Engine 4 transition, and the dev team put together a...

Enjoy an exclusive look at Cabal II’s PvP battlefields

If you're a PvP junkie, you're going to want to give Cabal II careful consideration as a possible future playground. ESTsoft released...

See Black Desert’s Plum Flower fighter in action

She's fast, she's furious, and she will cut you to ribbons if you're standing in her way. She's the Plum Flower, the female...

Elite: Dangerous tests interplay between Mac and PC versions

Being a member of the Mac gaming tribe no longer means that you have to be quarantined from the glorious PC master race, at...

City of Titans demos its first costume and combat prototypes

It's been a little quiet on the City of Titans development front for a while, but when you see the game's most recent video, you'll...
Tree of Savior

Tree of Savior’s beta is really a beta

Are you wondering what to make of quirky Korean import Tree of Savior? Steparu's been playing the beta, and he has a lot...

Land of Britain takes you through a leprechaun dungeon

Following its conversion to the Unreal Engine 4, Land of Britain is champing at the bit to show off its fantastic new...
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Landmark is refunding players for basic material packs

It's not much fun to play a building game like Landmark if you don't have the materials to actually, you know, build. This is why...

Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns beta FAQ clears the air

Guild Wars 2's beta test for the Heart of Thorns expansion is one of the hottest tickets in town this spring. Because of...
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Cabal II closed beta begins April 30th

Those of you sitting on the edge of your seats and waiting eagerly for the first Cabal II beta test in North America...

The Saga of Lucimia focuses on ‘group-based emergent gameplay’

The days of coddling solo players through a massively multiplayer experience are over -- at least according to one upstart indie MMO. Meet The...

Shroud of the Avatar to introduce player-owned towns with Release 17

Shroud of the Avatar's Release 17 is preparing to hit the ground running when it comes out on Thursday, April 30th. In...

EverQuesting: Daybreak expounds on Landmark’s postponed wipe

Some pretty big changes are on their way to Landmark, not the least of which is the final full character wipe and an...

Novus Inceptio gives you an alien world to rebuild

There's something about the apocalypse that makes a world 100% more awesome, isn't there? People get more creative, previously undeveloped mutated powers come into...
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Pathfinder Online pushes for aggressive recruiting on media sites

What do you do when your in-testing MMO isn't drawing in the crowd that you need it to be? Pathfinder Online thinks that...
Make My MMO

Make My MMO: April 25, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, a couple of high profile projects met stretch goals. Crowfall will be hiring a dedicated graphics programmer,...
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Betawatch: April 24th, 2015

Rather than languishing in beta for all eternity, Heroes of the Storm is launching on June 2nd! Sure, there will be no...
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Echo of Soul offers several different flavors of founder’s packs

So Echo of Soul is an upcoming free-to-play title. You probably already knew that it was going to feature founder packs which include...
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Jacobs elaborates on spirit pets in Camelot Unchained

Camelot Unchained's Mark Jacobs has posted a Thursday afternoon update that's basically required reading if you're a fan of the fantasy RvR...

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