Community

The softer, gentler side of MMORPG life. [Follow this category’s RSS feed]

alexa play the gold saucer theme

Overwatch introduces the Workshop to build truly custom game modes

Historically, one of the best parts of Blizzard's various single-player games has been building custom maps; it worked out well for Warcraft III, clearly, and...

SWG: Beyond is the latest in a long line of Star Wars Galaxies emulators

Is it rogue server week or something? Fans have now announced another privately run Star Wars Galaxies server, this one called SWG:...
Look over there!

Crowfall talks about improvements to alchemy and lighting

Lighting, like ambient sound, is one of those things that you tend to notice most in MMOs when there's something wrong with it. You...
Welcome to priority town.

Overwatch’s next hero is not Sojourn, but a lot of people wish she were

You all remember how people were a little bit miffed about the introduction of Wrecking Ball/Hammond into the Overwatch lineup, right? To summarize very...
Boom.

Star Trek Online announces Rise of Discovery, two new discounted Command Dreadnoughts

Star Trek Online fans, point your eyeballs at PC Gamer this afternoon, as it's got the scoop on Rise of Discovery -...
I'm not back on any BS, I never left it.

Perfect Ten: Things do prepare for ahead of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers

Let's be real, folks, Final Fantasy XIV's third expansion is not right around the corner. You have two months until that thing is even in early...
Going under.

World of Warcraft gets a new update on the patch 8.2 test server

Sure, World of Warcraft fans don't yet know when the next major patch will be going live, but there's been another update to the...

The Elder Scrolls Online wants to show you the cats of the development team that inspired Elsweyr’s Khajiit

Who wants to look at some pictures of kitties?! Yes, The Elder Scrolls Online players have a bit more time to wait before Elsweyr arrives, and...

Aaaaand now there’s a new temporary City of Heroes rogue server up

Can we just agree that the City of Heroes drama going on right now is wild? Turns out it's damn hard to organize...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG benefits most from its IP?

We have certainly debated the downsides of basing MMOs on established intellectual properties, most namely the danger of having the license pulled and the...

The Titan Network is negotiating to open a legal community-run City of Heroes server

Following the abrupt shut-down of the first City of Heroes rogue server yesterday, the game's community has been in turmoil as leaders urged...
Support... this?

Fortnite bans over a thousand accounts to preserve tournament integrity

When you're faced with a major competitive event in a game like Fortnite and you want to win the prize, you can do one...
Stunning!

Aion outlines a first pass of revisions to control effects

It's a time-honored rule that stunned people are not particularly good at fighting back. This is as true in Aion as it is in...

Choose My Adventure: Finding the perfect group activity in RuneScape

Early on in this month's Choose My Adventure, a reader in the comments mentioned that RuneScape is the perfect game to have...
Throw wide the gates.

Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.57 brings the world visit to the data centers

As players are visiting another shard in the next Final Fantasy XIV, it seems only fitting that players can now visit other servers with...

Pirates of the Burning Sea’s new owners aim to revitalize the game after rescuing it from certain doom

City of Heroes' resurrection and preservation efforts are big news this month, but we've covered similar stories about playerbases rescuing video games from...

City of Heroes’ first new rogue server shut down over a fake legal threat, but admins say it’s coming back

 It appears that the City of Heroes rogue server that was up in testing all weekend has already run into trouble with what...

Today’s your last day to grab Guild Wars 2’s A Star to Guide Us for free

As we approach the final episode of the current Guild Wars 2 living world story, ArenaNet has been providing the earlier episodes of...
SELF-DESTRUCT

Final Fantasy XIV invites you to test out the World Visit system by fighting a unicorn

When players log back in to Final Fantasy XIV tomorrow, it'll be after all of the data center expansions have occurred, but it'll also...

Leaderboard: Do you plan to play on a City of Heroes rogue server?

I don't know whether people have guessed by now, but a lot of the City of Heroes screenshots we use here on Massively...

ADVERTISEMENT