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No Man’s Sky has a community devoted to transportation via black holes

In real life, as near as we can tell from the science, the only place you get transported to when you enter a black...

Plan trade routes and share ship fittings with the EVE Online Workbench

Whether you're a space truckin' sort, a player that likes to hop in to Abyssal Deadspace, or one of those Capsuleers looking to start...

The City of Heroes private server team has released its code [Latest update: The test server is live]

(This article has been updated since publication; updates are at the bottom!) Well, you wanted the City of Heroes private server code, and...
This could be darker.

The Division 2 is changing itemization and mechanical balance in the Dark Zone

The planned raid for The Division 2 is being pushed back until May, because the developers have something else to focus on first. Yes,...
I probably don't exist.

Peria Chronicles has announced its first test phase starting on May 9

After a long silence, it looks like Peria Chronicles is finally moving into a state of active testing! Or it is soon, anyhow; registration...
NOT A WOMAN?!

Star Citizen patch 3.5 is now playable for all, including playing as a lady

At long last - seriously, it's been weeks of delay - everyone can play a female character in Star Citizen. Everyone who can...

What’s going on with City of Heroes now: ‘This game is a unicorn’

Last night, following our podcast on the City of Heroes SCORE private server mess, I hung out on the SEGS Discord thanks to...
And do you have a computer?

The Daily Grind: How long does it take for wipes to bother you in an MMO?

This is not a question about wipes in general. If the first wipe in a Final Fantasy XIV dungeon happens with a veteran party...
Please let this stay far away from Rowling's endless retcons.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is in beta down in New Zealand

Love Pokemon Go but hate its relative lack of British wizards? Then Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is for you. Especially if you're in New...
Let the crows fall, let them tumble.

Crowfall details adjustments incoming for a more player-shaped siege window system

The whole point of having a PvP system with captured land and territories is to spark interesting PvP battles between players. If you can...

Hyperspace Beacon: Why we’re excited about the SWTOR Onslaught announcement

Before the Star Wars: The Old Republic Community Cantina, millions of voices were crying out in terror: "We are never going to get...

Gamigo is sunsetting Atlas Reactor this summer

It's not the Atlas in the news lately, but it's the one that MMO players knew first: Atlas Reactor is sunsetting...
EVE Online

EVE Online’s CCP Games suggests the real-life politician it banned for insider trading might not be guilty after all

Earlier this month, we covered an emerging scandal in EVE Online: CCP Games had announced that it had removed a member of the...
It's gone.

Into the Super-Verse: The death of the City of Heroes community

Kingdom Come is a 1996 DC Comics miniseries by Mark Waid and Alex Ross. The central conceit of the story is that it...
hnn... colonel

Apex Legends patch hardens its large lads while making long-range gameplay more viable

Poor Caustic, Pathfinder, and Gibraltar in Apex Legends. They were just trying to run around and not get shot, but they're dummy thicc, and...
zorp

Star Trek Online kicks off a new event with a free Tier 6 ship coupon as a reward

It's hard to find a single player in Star Trek Online who would say no to a free Tier 6 ship with no strings...
Swipe left.

World of Warcraft updates companion app with guild and community chat and calendars

If you guys do, in fact, have phones, you are exactly the target audience for the latest update arriving for the companion app for 
Yes, this is a thing.

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO minipet?

Minipets: Either you love 'em and collect 'em like crazy, or you don't care for 'em and resent that I've been shortening "them" for...
This will probably be fine.

AdventureQuest 3D shares some notes on the design of New Battleon

So... well, we don't technically know what's going to be happening that will make New Battleon a thing in AdventureQuest 3D. It's probably...
When will the loot drop

Lineage II shows off plenty of buffs and promotions for its 15-year anniversary

Going for a decade is a nice milestone for any MMO, but Lineage II passed that milestone a while ago. About five years ago,...

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