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]

Star Citizen

Test fly Star Citizen’s Aurora and Mustang for free this week

If you're like me, you bought into Star Citizen way back in 2012 and you haven't dropped a dime since. Don't get me...
Still useless to me, but that was a fun browser romp.

Betawatch: May 15th, 2015

I'm not going to lie to you, dear readers: I don't care much about Star Citizen. I am aware, though, that the actual big...

Camelot Unchained’s Friday update talks blowing stuff up

Mark Jacobs has posted Camelot Unchained's traditional Friday update. In it, he thanks a couple of backers for their gifts to the...
Black Desert

Here’s a look at the latest Black Desert open world boss battle

Want to see the newest Black Desert boss battle? Head to Steparu's site, as he's got video clips and screenshots of the new creature...

Gloria Victis prepares to pull the trigger on Unity 5

Those anticipating Gloria Victis' glorious transformation into the new Unity 5 game engine won't have long to wait at all. Black...
It's like overhead WildStar.

Das Tal demos skill-based combat and posts Kickstarter FAQ

What does skill-based combat mean to you? We can't tell you that, but we can tell you what it means to the makers of...

Skyforge dares you to beat its anomalies

One thing is for certain: When it releases, Skyforge will not be lacking in its variety of content. Today, the dev team...

Survarium reverses its disastrous server merge

Even though they may be feared, server merges are a fact of life in many MMOs. One such merge came this past April in...

EverQuesting: Life after Landmark’s big wipe

It was just over a week ago that Landmark's servers went offline in preparation for a major upheaval that affected nearly every system...

The Repopulation adds diplomacy minigame with new patch

Wait, there are other ways to resolve conflict with in-game NPCs than to stab large holes in their torsos? The Repopulation seems to...

Rodinia War melds strategy and fantasy action

What flavors go well together? Peanut butter and chocolate, obviously. Sarcasm and stand-up comedians. Mario and mushrooms. And now, apparently, builder games and MMORPGs. This...

Heroes of the Storm devs talk Kael’Thas and character design

Wondering how Blizzard's developers choose from the studio's incredible roster of characters and then crafted those selections into Heroes of the Storm's...
oh dear

Forsaken World Mobile will include five classes

When it launches, Forsaken World Mobile will come out of the gate strong with five classes from which to choose. According to the...

Crowfall backers can now gift a copy to a friend

If you have too much money burning a hole in your pocket and a good friend who didn't get on board with the
Into every life, a few game-destroying bugs must fall? Something like that.

Trove patches in the Golden Thread, now patches out the bugs

The most recent Trove patch added in the Golden Thread, which is pretty great for everyone playing the game. For the new...
NOW PUNCH! YOUR FRIEND! PUNCH, PUNCH YOUR FRIEND! GET OUT ON THE FLOOR AND PUNCH YOUR BEST FRIEND!

Lineage Eternal will hold a small beta test next month

For a game that was hyped to heck and back with its announcement, you would think that Lineage Eternal would get more time...

EVE Online’s Matt Woodward defects to Albion Online

EVE Online is less one developer today and Albion Online is richer by one, as Matt Woodward has jumped ship...
It looks nice at a glance, all right.

Tree of Savior was greenlit on Steam in just 10 hours

Yesterday, we let you fine readers know that Tree of Savior had gone the way of all indie games (or at least many...
Skyforge

Skyforge devs thank CBT3 participants

Skyforge's devs want to thank you for participating in the game's third closed beta, which wraps up tomorrow at 5:00 a.m. EDT. This...

Tree of Savior lands on Steam Greenlight

Will Tree of Savior get the thumbs-up from the gaming community? That's the big question now that the Korean title has landed on...

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