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 preps for its alpha unveiling

Camelot Unchained had to delay the start of its alpha testing for everyone over the weekend, but it doesn't seem as if it's going...

Warhammer 40,000 livestream talks Eldar faction, stealth

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade's third developer livestream spent a good amount of time talking about the Eldar and its sub-factions, although that's not...

The Repopulation’s silver early access package is now 15 bucks

If you've been curious about upcoming sci-fi sandbox The Repopulation's ongoing early access alpha, there's never been a cheaper time to buy in,...

Glitch-revival MMO Eleven posts under-the-hood video

Are you keeping an eye on Eleven, one of the two Glitch revival projects that have received Tiny Speck's blessing? It's...

Camelot Unchained delays alpha, promises compensation

Bad news for those eagerly awaiting Camelot Unchained's alpha: The team has run into a few snags that have prompted a much-dreaded delay....

Robocraft lets you build and fight your own bots

We've come so far from Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots as a society, haven't we? Now we have games like Robocraft that allow...

Ascent arrives on Steam with a discount

The insanely ambitious Ascent: The Space Game may make a new friend or two this week with the space sim arrival on
Make My MMO

Make My MMO: February 28, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, Crowfall basically blotted out the sun. The "throne war simulator" surpassed its $800,000 goal in a couple...

Betawatch: February 27, 2015

Skyforge announced its upcoming closed beta schedule this week; expect the first round to begin on March 11th. You can ensure a spot...
Black Desert

Black Desert reveals the Blader class

Black Desert just got a new class called the Blader, which Steparu describes as the "fastest playable character" in the game. Bladers...
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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...

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