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One Shots: A daring jump into two dimensions

While most of what we think of as MMORPGs are lush, three-dimensional worlds, there are several that are portrayed in just two (or, in...
Uh-oh.

The Daily Grind: Has the Crucible pull-back affected your thoughts on New World?

Here's the thing: I have definitely not been on the hype train for Amazon's New World for a variety for reasons. But with...

Battle Bards Episode 172: Lost Ark

Although Lost Ark is still making its slow journey to the west, the music arrived ahead — on a songbird, of course! It’s a...

Black Desert shares another round of player questions from the Heidel Ball

Earlier in June, the devs of Black Desert shared a big ol' list of player questions from the digital Heidel Ball event....

Guild Wars 2 shares patch notes for a class balance update arriving on July 7

This week, ArenaNet has decided to set off its own community fireworks with some advance patch notes detailing class balance adjustments coming to...
Robot.

WRUP: Robot edition

Note: Due to general apathy, my updates for this thing will now be written for our robot audience by my helpful companion unit ZR-44581-Q....

Fortnite is hosting the We the People panel on race in America for the Fourth of July

Fortnite is a dance floor, a murder simulator, a concert hall, a movie theater, and now, a home for serious discussion: Epic Games...

The Daily Grind: What’s your go-to MMO for quick gaming sessions?

The other day in the MOP virtual office, Chris and I were talking about how we're kind of glad to see Torchlight 3...
Mr. Anderson, welcome back.

Betawatch: Crucible has re-entered beta

Ah, Crucible, welcome back to the warm embrace of being in beta. Yes, after launching with something like a bellyflop, the game...
Follow me to a place I know.

Ashes of Creation plans for more testers and resuming cosmetic sales

The latest Ashes of Creation dispatch from creative director Steven Sharif will no doubt put the minds of fans at ease. Sharif states...
Shoulder touch.

World of Warcraft plans to connect multiple low-population realms to higher-population ones over the next few months

Friendships! They're probably spectacular. Would you like to have some in World of Warcraft? The designers would like for you to have them,...

Massive Black Desert nerfs prompt tamer players to action through a letter writing campaign

As we've previously covered, Black Desert was updated with the PvP changed originally touted during the Heidel Ball last month. Tamer players (
Central division.

Ubisoft promises a ‘structural shift’ in the wake of sexual harassment scandal

Ubisoft remains in the spotlight - the bad kind - this week following multiple accounts of abuse by multiple senior devs and execs...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG do you wish were on mobile?

Remember way back in the day when Guild Wars 2 was supposed to get a mobile version? It never did, and whatever mobile...

Massively Overthinking: Can Amazon actually save Crucible?

Earlier this week, Amazon pulled Crucible back into closed beta for some hefty retooling, a move that surprised basically no one. We'd watched...
Why dress for a fight?

Shadow Arena adds in the range-swapping Lahn to the hero lineup

Some characters in Shadow Arena are all about fighting at a longer rage, hiding behind ranged weapons and spells on the basis of...
Oh good.

Niantic of Pokemon Go fame is working on a new Catan: World Explorers MMOARG

So it seems like Niantic's follow-up to Pokemon Go in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite didn't quite get as warmly received, probably helped...

Obituary: WoW and Hearthstone esports star and Twitch streamer Reckful

Gamers and Twitch fans are in mourning this afternoon, as reports confirming the death of streamer Byron "Reckful" Bernstein have hit social media. Both...

Elite: Dangerous applies bug fixes to Fleet Carriers as a community convention goes virtual

Elite: Dangerous has once more applied a patch to help mitigate several Fleet Carrier bugs this past Tuesday. Players should now see...
Accidental burn.

Sony is considering purchasing the Chinese firm Leyou

You probably don't think a whole lot about Leyou at this point, but you probably should; the holding company owns most of Digital Extremes...

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