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]

Sword Coast Legends is launching on Mac and Linux as well

Good news for Sword Coast Legends fans who are hoping to play with their friends of "other" persuasions: n-Space has announced that the...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Hands-on with Guild Wars 2’s Heart of Thorns beta

My excitement for Guild Wars 2's first expansion has been no secret, so you can easily guess how much fun I had climbing...

The Repopulation on expectations, SWG, and the Q4 launch

When Above & Beyond Technologies announced that its sci-fi MMO The Repopulation will launch before the end of 2015, sandbox fans simultaneously pumped...

Das Tal updates its Kickstarter again, and again, and again

Fairytale Distillery has dropped another Das Tal info bomb on its Kickstarter backers and curious sandbox PvP onlookers. The indie MMO got...

Guild Wars 2’s second stronghold beta test is happening right now

The fight of the century -- or at least the next 24 hours -- is on in Guild Wars 2. The fantasy MMO...
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Offer your feedback on Skyforge in a new survey

As Skyforge ramps up for its next closed beta test, the developers are eager to know what can be done to make the...

ARK: Survival Evolved launches today on Steam early access

Before you go see Jurassic World this summer, why not experience it yourself? The dino-hunting simulator, ARK: Survival Evolved, launches today on
If we could see off this mountain.

Voxelnauts gets Greenlit, posts a new Kickstarter video

Looking forward to playing Voxelnauts? So are lots of people on Steam, it appears; as the game approaches the halfway point in its...
This dude, but in motion.

Crowfall supporters unlock localization stretch goal

Is English not your first language? If not, thanks for struggling through and reading our site anyway, and you can also take heart in...

LEGO Worlds releases on Steam early access

Since Minecraft more or less ripped off the very concept of playing with LEGOs, why not return the favor? That seems to be the...

Shards Online gets pledge upgrades, a new playtest, and more

Citadel Studios has released the latest Shards Online newsletter. It's got a new letter from project lead Derek Brinkmann, good news...

Camelot Unchained is adding lots of cosmetics without a cash shop

Camelot Unchained's next stretch goal is going to take the Realm Honors concept to the next level, according to the game's website. In...

MapleStory 2 is launching in Korea on July 7

Predictions of a July 2nd launch date for MapleStory 2 were off -- but only by a few days. Nexon announced...
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Heroes of the Storm gears up for launch with double XP, launch streaming, and Blizzard brawling

Are you ready for Heroes of the Storm to launch? It is launching, tomorrow, and there's a lot of stuff going along with...

Valiance Online begins a patch blitz

Superheroes don't do anything in half-measures, and neither does City of Heroes spiritual successor Valiance Online. The team updated the title...
It's better than California.

Shroud of the Avatar sports a new player-run town in Release 18

The next time you're playing Shroud of the Avatar, you should take the time go visit Vengeance. It's actually just the name of...

The Daily Grind: How do you plan to play Star Citizen?

I'm pretty excited to get my hands on some different ships in this week's Star Citizen free-fly event. I know, I know,...
Brown town.

Das Tal plans Kickstarter-exclusive preview, discusses server architecture

Are you seriously interested in server architecture? Can you not wait to find out how Das Tal is handling its backend for logging...
Make My MMO

Make My MMO: May 30, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, Square Enix pimped out 2-D action MMO hopeful Dragon of Legends as part of its Indie Collective...
When the most notable thing about you is your game's engine, maybe it's time to give up.

Take a look at God Slayer Online’s first beta test

Are you doing most of your god slaying offline at this point? You might be able to benefit from God Slayer Online, then,...

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