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Everyone has their style, and apparently this race has a style best described as incongruous.

Project Gorgon unveils the Fae and answers community questions

Another player race has been unveiled on the Project Gorgon Kickstarter page, the Fae. If you like playing a magical race that...

Banned Cabal II gold buyers called out by GM

So here's your cautionary tale for today: If you're going to protest your innocence after being banned from an MMO, then it helps if...
WHAT THE NOW

Rhode Island strikes a $12.5 million deal with four 38 Studios defendants

Instead of producing an MMO, 38 Studios produced an ongoing legal battle of finger-pointing and agony over the state of Rhode Island's $75...

The Daily Grind: Did anything from Gamescom excite you?

This year's Gamescom was pretty interesting from my perspective, and even though I wasn't able to go in person, I spent a decent...

One Shots: First steps into a greater world

Do you miss Vanguard? It's been a while now since that particular fantasy world closed its doors to players, but warm memories of...
Classic.

The Daily Grind: Do patches compel you to return to MMOs?

I frequently feel like an outlier among the Massively Overpowered crew. Everyone else jumps from game to game because there's a new patch in...
I like the style these ladies have.

WRUP: Apparently I am excited about Demon Hunters edition

If you had asked me a week ago, I would have said that I don't have any particular need or desire for Demon Hunters...

The Daily Grind: Do MMO studios discriminate against character races?

Call me silly if you like (or call me maybe), but I do believe that studios consciously discriminate against some of their very own...
NOW PUNCH! YOUR FRIEND! PUNCH, PUNCH YOUR FRIEND! GET OUT ON THE FLOOR AND PUNCH YOUR BEST FRIEND!

Lineage Eternal should have two more tests this year

Thus far, Lineage Eternal has only had one focus group test, but NCsoft appears to be ramping up the game's test schedule...

Leaderboard: Would you play Civilization Online?

XLGAMES isn't bringing Civilization Online to western consumers. At least right now. Maybe XL and partner 2K will localize the title at some...

Shards Online: Proposing the ‘persistent online world’ game

Last week, our comments erupted over some game studios' haphazard use of the term "MMO" -- and how that overuse and misuse has possibly tainted the...
Something something rightfully forgotten film revival, etc.

Camelot Unchained launches community modding effort

The team behind Camelot Unchained wants the game to have a solid, modifiable interface. That's a commendable goal, but it's also something that's...
I am still proud of myself for this screenshot.

Star Trek Online announces Season 11: New Dawn

The war against the Iconians has been going on since Star Trek Online first launched, even though it hasn't always been immediately obvious....

World of Warcraft announces Legion expansion with Demon Hunter class, Broken Isles continent; beta this year

The liveblog is after the cut. Here are the highlights! Blizzard has just announced World of Warcraft's next expansion: Legion. Blizzard's

We would totally play World of Warcraft: The Beach Party expansion

This video "leaked" by YouTuber Scott Leyes is seriously the World of Warcraft expansion cinematic trailer. Seriously. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGPFmrxRwpk Man, PvP dance-offs would be awesome. Hat...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO festival event is your favorite?

Lord of the Rings Online's summer festival ends this week, and I'm kind of glad. I've been partaking, of course, but it's a...
We worship things being set on fire.

Skyforge expands Pantheon functionality with its first major patch

Pantheons are a pretty big deal for gods. You get your own worshippers, but you also get to sort of time-share worshippers with the...

Choose My Adventure: A whale of a time in FFXIV Heavensward’s Sea of Clouds

Hello again everyone, and happy August. It's happy for me, anyway; this past weekend marked the first time in recent memory that I could...
This is a cow song.

Project Gorgon unveils musical stretch goals

The Project Gorgon Kickstarter is humming along nicely this time around, and the developers have already passed the $25,000 stretch goal. So what's...

The Daily Grind: What have you regretted doing in MMOs lately?

I did a dumb thing. A week or so ago, I splurged with real-world cash to pick up the new Yavin stronghold in Star...

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