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Star Trek Online’s Delta Recruitment to feature events, bonuses

Cryptic has announced an in-game event called Delta Recruitment for Star Trek Online. It starts April 2nd, and it involves progression-based rewards...

Star Citizen is letting everyone fly for free this week

Fellow players, the galaxy is your oyster this week, for Star Citizen is allowing anyone to test drive one of its ships in...

PAX East 2015: Recapping the ‘Where Did Multiplayer in MMOs Go’ panel

The last time I was asked where the social aspects of MMOs went, I was pretty directly snarky: They're still there. And it's true, but...

Guild Wars 2 teases upcoming WvW borderlands map

Congratulations to European Guild Wars 2 PvP team Orange Logo, who polished off ArenaNet's ESL World Tournament at this year's PAX East last...
Let me show my pokey... oh, you know the gag.

PAX East 2015: Hands-on with Undead Labs’ Moonrise

I wasn't sure exactly what to expect when I first laid hands on Moonrise at this year's PAX East so I suppose that "fast-paced...

PAX East 2015: Heroes of the Storm plans tuition tourney, reveals Sylvanas champion

How does earning your college tuition by playing video games sound? Blizzard hopes it sounds mighty fine, as the studio is running a...
Other than the other dozen magic-but-hitting jobs we already have.

Final Fantasy XIV’s Heavensward launches on June 23

The expansion releases on June 23rd, early access begins on June 19th, and pre-orders open up on March 16th.Since the original launch of 
If you forget the fact that it was during the day and there were only the two of us and it wasn't outside by a wooden table it was exactly like this.

PAX East 2015: A chat with SOTA’s Richard Garriott

Richard Garriott casts a long shadow in the MMO industry, with Ultima Online serving as the first fully graphical MMO and ushering in...

PAX East 2015: MOP’s Eliot Lefebvre will guest on MMO community panel

January's Where Did Multiplayer in MMOs Go? panel did so well at PAX South that the organizers have decided to go for an
Put these in a room.

Marvel Heroes gets Iceman, Punisher review, Midtown Madness

It's a day that ends in "y," so naturally Marvel Heroes is having some sort of in-game shindig. Midnight Madness has returned,...

PAX East 2015: Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain adventure arrives in April

The rumors were true: Hearthstone is getting a new adventure in April. Blizzard formally announced the new content at PAX East...

Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns beta is on the way

Are you revved up for Guild Wars 2's upcoming Heart of Thorns expansion? How about revved up enough to test it? If...

PAX East 2015: Trion Worlds is throwing a party

It's been four years since RIFT came out and the Trion Worlds team hosted a party in Boston to celebrate the game,...

Chaos Theory: The Secret World experience blurs the lines of reality

When Funcom recently teased an upcoming forum-only event for The Secret World, my interest was immediately piqued. Though we have scant details...
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Former SWTOR bigwig dislikes the term ‘whale’

The latest salvo in the ongoing free-to-play culture war comes courtesy of former Star Wars: The Old Republic lead systems designer Damion...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR took its first step into competitive gaming and fell on its face

Just when you think that Star Wars: The Old Republic will change things around and actually do something that will appeal to the...
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BioWare cancels SWTOR Operation Victory speed runs

Those of you looking forward to that Star Wars: The Old Republic speed-run e-sports thing are out of luck, at least for...

The Secret World is planning an ‘epic’ forum game

The next big thing coming for The Secret World won't be in the game itself -- it'll be in the forums. Funcom, which...

Couple gets married in Shroud of the Avatar’s first wedding

Shroud of the Avatar isn't even in proper alpha testing yet, but the fantasy title has already been host to its first...

Star Trek Online, Star Citizen, and Elite plan Leonard Nimoy tributes

While players hold solemn vigils for the late, great Leonard Nimoy, MMO developers are working quickly to place tributes in-game to the actor...

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