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Guild Wars 2 fans datamine Warrior and Engineer elite specs

Why wait for ArenaNet to announce the last few elite specializations for Guild Wars 2 when you can just mine for all...

The Daily Grind: What makes an MMO’s inventory system special?

MMO inventories are often ignored systems unless they're either annoying or exceptional. Some hate the limitations they impose while others appreciate the tough choices...

Global Chat: Do you crave human interaction in MMOs?

I've long been an advocate of "playing alone together" in MMOs. While I enjoy grouping and teaming up to a degree, mostly I want...

Shards Online newsletter highlights revamps, player-run servers, and more

Shards Online's latest newsletter says that July has been one of the most exciting months in the fantasy sandbox's history. For starters,
Much better than content, apparently?

Champions Online subscribers receive an inflatable giraffe for August

Your friends might make fun of you for your subscription to Champions Online, pointing at the game's incredibly slow update schedule and lack...
So you're accelerating.

PSA: Star Citizen can be downloaded and played for free until July 31st

Do you want to try out Star Citizen for yourself now but don't feel comfortable spending any money on a game that doesn't...

Announcing the official MOP Marvel Heroes supergroup, Massively Underpowered!

You've probably noticed that several members of the Massively OP staff are obsessed with Marvel Heroes. Well, we thought it was high time...
We'll defend against whoever in the world we're at war with. Probably ourselves.

Is Blizzard’s mystery Gamescom conference about WoW?

Blizzard being at Gamescom is in and of itself neither unusual nor unique. Gamescom is just one of those conventions that the company...

War Thunder exec fired after pressuring YouTuber to sign contract

A heated exchange between one avid War Thunder YouTuber and the game's producer has seemingly resulted in the producer losing his job for...

World of Warplanes kicks off its Furiously Flying competition

Think you're a hotshot World of Warplanes pilot? You can prove it starting today via Wargaming's Furiously Flying Competition. The challenge involves...

Turbine to announce LotRO server closures on August 3

Turbine has published a blog post detailing Lord of the Rings Online's upcoming server transfers, server consolidation, and data center move. The...
'Problem' is not a synonym for 'thing I personally don't like.'

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward at the one-month mark

Heavensward has been out a bit more than a month now if you count the launch of early access as the "real" launch...
There are wolves out here.

Tree of Savior kicks off English testing on August 4th

Attention, hopeful Tree of Savior fans who have been scanning the horizon, desperately pining for a boat to arrive bearing word about the...
Don't do, well, all of the things you're encouraged to do by this game's mechanics.

Revival outlines mechanics for religion and temples

The developers behind Revival don't want your only path to conquest to be something as simple as warfare. You can also subtly influence...

The Daily Grind: Do you get other stuff done while playing MMOs?

I listened to an audiobook while playing MMOs this weekend, and frankly I wish I'd thought of this before. Most of the MMOs I play...

One Shots: Aerodynamically impossible

Back in the late '70s, the first Superman flick had the tagline, "You will believe a man can fly." Well, I look at the...
You made it sing, all right.

The Daily Grind: What MMO systems do you consider necessary evils?

I'm disinclined to run pretty much any tabletop game that outright uses character levels as a form of progress, and fortunately for me I...
Back when everything was just a matter of shooting Hellbugs. What a time to be alive.

Defiance answers player questions about promotional weapons and future updates

You learn a lot when you work on a game for a while. Defiance has had some time to settle into its routine,...
This was entirely unsafe even in the planning stages.

WRUP: Win a personal deathtrap edition

People who read this feature, we are happy to announce that you have a once-in-a-this-article opportunity to win your very own personal deathtrap! This...

The Daily Grind: Are you trying a different MMO this summer?

I find that summer is a great time of the year to let my gaming wanderlust run free, giving me permission to try new...

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