Events

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PAX East 2015: Watch Warframe’s Tombs of the Sentient trailer

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If the reveal trailer is any indication, a major incoming threat is heading right at the world of Warframe. The update, called Tombs of...

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

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

Star Citizen is letting everyone fly for free this week

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

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

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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

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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 night by upsetting...
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PAX East 2015: Hands-on with Undead Labs’ Moonrise

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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 party-based Pokémon" should...

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

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How does earning your college tuition by playing video games sound? Blizzard hopes it sounds mighty fine, as the studio is running a special...
Back when it all began.

Final Fantasy XIV’s Heavensward launches on June 23

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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 Final Fantasy...
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

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

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

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

Marvel Heroes gets Iceman, Punisher review, Midtown Madness

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

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

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

Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns beta is on the way

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

PAX East 2015: Trion Worlds is throwing a party

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Secret World is planning an ‘epic’ forum game

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

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

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

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