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]

Skyforge’s guilds will offer stat bonuses, sub-guilds, and housing

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From the sound of Skyforge's first dev diary on pantheons (guilds), it sounds as though joining a group of players will be a near-mandatory...

Revival is launching player housing this month

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After October, February seems perfect to tap into the dark, terrible nightmares of gaming. Why? Because you just know some elder god ate those...
Well, hope springs eternal.

Pathfinder Online lays out its territory control design roadmap

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While Pathfinder Online has been playable for many of its backers for a few months now, it's still only in an early deployment phase....

The Stomping Land creator apparently abandons project

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Friends, it pains me to say this, especially when dinosaurs are involved, but it might be time to give up hope on The Stomping...

H1Z1 eyes battle royale season pass

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Would you pay for a season pass to H1Z1's popular battle royale content? And if so, how much would you shell out for it? Daybreak...
Put this in a thing to store it.

OARPG Lost Ark might be destined for the west

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Great news for those who had their minds blown with that Steparu Lost Ark video last year: The Diablo-esque action RPG may indeed be...

Warhammer 40K aiming for early access this fall

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Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Senior Producer Nathan Richardsson posted a State of the Crusade letter today, saying that the team is moving forward with...

Nebula Online seeks crowdfunding for ‘perfect’ sci-fi MMO

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What is it about outer space that elicits the cutthroat nature of sci-fi MMOs? Well, get ready to go on that adventure again, as...

Crowfall thinks you play games to crush… voxels

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Crowfall developer ArtCraft Entertainment has announced today that the game will employ the Voxel Farm technology platform. If that name sounds familiar, it's because Voxel...
Das Tal

Das Tal’s latest dev blog talks bug squashing and upcoming tests

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Das Tal's latest dev blog is live, and with it all manner of detail as to what the team's been up to lately. Last month's...

SkySaga’s NA alpha test begins on February 19

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You won't have long to wait at all to get a shot at playing SkySaga if you're in the US or Canada. The sandvox...

Warhammer 40k: You’re a soldier, not the chosen one

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If you are bone tired of the MMO trope where you (and millions of other players) are the chosen hero fated to rescue the...

Dream of Mirror Online returns from the dead

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After several years of being out of commission, Dream of Mirror Online (DOMO) is coming back for a second shot at success. The closed...

Black Desert makes $2M in cash shop sales in one week

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Wait, what did that headline say? Did Black Desert really make a cool two million in just a week? Apparently so! According to FreeMMOStation.com, the...
SotA - Verdantis Shardfall

Shroud of the Avatar previews Necropolis dungeon, new world areas

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What's new with Shroud of the Avatar? Quite a lot if you're judging by the latest lengthy update (#112 for those keeping score at home)....
Love you to death Camelot Unchained

Camelot Unchained hires a sound designer, preps for alpha

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Camelot Unchained's Mark Jacobs says that his team is currently in "soft crunch" mode as CU moves closer to its alpha phase. Said alpha...
Star Citizen holotable

Star Citizen adds progression to its dogfight module

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Star Citizen chairman Chris Roberts has posted a blurb outlining a new system called Rental Equipment Credits that is coming to Arena Commander's 1.1...

The Repopulation offers $20 early access

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Getting into The Repopulation's early access program is now cheaper than ever, as Above and Beyond has announced a new silver membership tier for...

Run, Valiance Online, run!

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There's always a world of difference between viewing MMO screenshots and videos. Sometimes you just have to see a game in action to get...

Daybreak’s John Smedley: EverQuest Next is going to be ‘more than ok’

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Worried about this week's mass firings of Daybreak employees and wondering what might happen to both Landmark and EverQuest Next? The studio has a...

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