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The Daily Grind: What’s the MMORPG without housing that would benefit the most from adding it?

Housing is a big and elaborate system to add into any game, and it's always an expensive system to include in terms of resources....
Love is in the bear.

Yet more MMO Valentine’s Day events: AdventureQuest 3D, Defiance 2050, Skyforge, and Chronicles of Elyria

Love is in the air everywhere you look around. And what better way to celebrate love than through an event in a game centered...
FISHING REWARDS

Albion Online adds in anti-cheat software with its latest patch

Cheating is bad in MMOs; we all know and accept this as a reality. Programs you don't really know about being installed on your...
Someone hold the lamp up.

Saga of Lucimia developers are closing the game’s pre-order store as development enters its second stage

Remember the old story from The Onion about Starbucks beginning a sinister "phase two?" That's not at all what's happening with Stage Two...
Capital idea!

The Division 2 announces its open beta starting on March 1

Everything old is new again, and The Division 2 is following in the footsteps of its predecessor with the addition of an...
I'm not back on any BS, I never left it.

Perfect Ten: 10 MMOs I’m optimistic about in 2019

It's still early enough in 2019 to do articles about the upcoming year, right? Well, I'm doing this one anyway, so if it's too...
The fear is real.

A Final Fantasy XIV localization glitch hints at a second new race for Shadowbringers

Everyone knew ahead of time that Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.55 would contain no further story advancements. And it doesn't... or, more accurately,...

Gamigo isn’t penalizing ArcheAge cheaters who exploited Erenor infusions

Fans of drama are surely breathing a sigh of relief knowing that Gamigo isn't going to drop the ball that Trion handed off -...

The Daily Grind: What do you want out of a space sim MMO?

It's a good time to be a yearning space pilot, as Elite: Dangerous is already on the field and titles like Star...
Roguish.

Closers brings its Rogue Agents update with a new season and level cap

In the Closers update dropping tonight it appears that the nights are for hunters. Hunter's Night is the name of the first...
We all live a yellow... er, spaceship.

Ship of Heroes updates players on leveling up, powersets to show off, and staffing

Leveling up feels easy enough in games; you get enough experience, there's a flash of light, your level goes up by one. But

Choose My Adventure: Further bear adventures in The Elder Scrolls Online

First things first: I got my bear. This, as many players will attest, is the most important part of being a Warden. I had...

Black Desert: Xbox One beta preload, market value doubling, goldseller crackdown, and Dark Rifts event

Usually Black Desert does its big drops on Wednesday, but we've already got a pile of BDO news growing that just can't wait. For...
Keeping your garden.

Final Fantasy XIV releases Hydratos in patch 4.55 and updates its conduct rules

It's time to finish up Eureka in Final Fantasy XIV, as today marks the release of the fourth and final area, Hydratos....
All is well.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds wins Game of the Year in the third annual Steam Awards

It's like a law of nature when you're connected with video games: You need awards, and something needs to be the game of the...
This is love.

Fortnite unveils its Share the Love event, account linking, and Season 8 teases

Love is in the air for Fortnite, and not just from the Share the Love event running right now. Sure, that's fun in...

Online shooter Blacklight Retribution is sunsetting its PC servers in March

If you can squint back about seven years, you'll remember when Blacklight Retribution was a going concern on the pages of Massively-that-was as...
apolitical

The Division 2 is getting a public beta but fails to match its predecessor’s streaming numbers

If you remember the lead-up to launch for The Division, you'll recall that the game sported a private beta followed by an open beta....
This is neither fine nor not fine.

EA stock recovers from loss on the back of Apex Legends’ launch

After the release of the third-quarter results for Electronic Arts on Tuesday, the company experienced a nasty dip in its stock value, dropping 18%...

Fallout 76 fan discovers Vault 63 as more game copies are demoted to gifts-with-purchase

A wayward Fallout 76 player stumbled into yet another secret location in Bethsoft's beleaguered survival MMO this weekend. A Redditor who goes by...

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