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Global Chat: Which mobs do you love killing in MMOs?

Everyone has mobs that they particularly enjoy offing in MMORPGs -- sometimes so much so that we go out of our way to get...
Under the city.

Check out the randomly generated underground content in The Division’s expansion

You never know exactly what you'll be getting in The Division's underground. You can be fairly certain it will involve going underground, of...
Everybody having a very good time

TERA previews its July update, Aces Wild

The next big update for TERA is arriving in July, which isn't far in the distance, but it's not something that's happening tomorrow....

The Daily Grind: What have you spent money on in MMOs this past month?

It's generally considered impolite in most societies to inquire about others' financial status and spending habits. Today I'm going to do just that because my...
Stormy stormy storm-storm.

Final Fantasy XIV offers cross-promotional deal with Amazon

Do you urgently need another fat chocobo in your Final Fantasy XIV mount collection? Do the revelations at E3 put you in the...
Nothing but sad things to say.

Funcom is sunsetting LEGO Minifigures Online in September

This won't come as a surprise, but it'll still make you sad: Funcom is shutting down LEGO Minifigures Online this fall.

Battle Bards Episode 76: Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns

“It’s high time that we talk about the Heart of Thorns expansion for Guild Wars 2!” Syl says, and we couldn’t agree more....
I'm sprcl.

Star Trek magazine provides support for a Star Trek Online crossover with the reboot universe

Remember this dude from Star Trek Online? You know, the guy that got a whole write-up just for the fun of it...
The vaguely threatening capital blob!

EVE Online goes to the pirates in late June

The EVE Online update that's launching on June 28th is bringing new capital ships into the mix, and they aren't coming from...
And now, it's party time.

Guild Wars 2 players fume over new lockbox cosmetics

Accompanying today's Guild Wars 2 raid wing patch is a cash shop update that has players pissed. New to the cash shop is...
When two tribes go to war, um... everything is great? Forgot the last part.

Get a prize for completing Black Desert Online siege warfare tutorial

On June 15th, you can go to war in Black Desert Online. That means claiming territory, trying to defend that territory, being angry...

How World of Warcraft raiders are helping the community get epic moose mounts

Here's your feel-good gaming story for the day: When Blizzard gated a prestige mount behind World of Warcraft's toughest raid, the community...
Gravity is sort of like a law.

E3 2016: LawBreakers is holding a test this weekend and makes plans for early access

The development team behind LawBreakers is getting ready to let players start roaming around in the game sooner rather than later. Sure, the...
Fight that soul.

Blade & Soul shows off the new Soul Fighter class

At long last, players of Blade & Soul will be able to properly fight souls with the new Soul Fighter class. It's a...

Shroud of the Avatar’s novelization arrives June 21

Shroud of the Avatar's novelization is counting down the days to release. In the game's latest newsletter, Portalarium has announced that The...
This is not the knighthood.

Dark Age of Camelot opens up applications for new Knights

Do you feel like you could be a community leader in Dark Age of Camelot, the kind of person who would volunteer to...
Our house, in the middle of our street.

E3 2016: The Elder Scrolls VI is a long way away

The launch day of The Elder Scrolls VI shall not be seen by you, or your children, or your children's children. Not for a...
What do I do?

PSA: The E3 Humble Bundle is full of online gaming goodness

Is your favorite MMO going to be at E3 this year? There are some games there and many that aren't, so it's a...
Oh, no, I have to list this among my past acting credits!

Editorial: The Warcraft film is absolutely awful

A film does not have to be good to be entertaining. I hold that as a pretty firm truth. Snakes on a Plane, for...
Yes, we're at a point where bringing Garrisons back sounds not-horrible.

The Daily Grind: What would you do in your MMO if you were suddenly uber wealthy?

Today's Daily Grind is inspired by a Reddit thread posed to Guild Wars 2 players asking them what they'd do if they...

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