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Betawatch: Gloria Victis enters beta testing

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Gloria Victis has entered the hallowed halls of beta! This might sound a little odd to you, as the game has been...
I circle the waterfront, I'm watching the sea.

WoW Factor: The five paths forward for WoW Classic

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Throughout its lifespan, WoW Classic has had an interesting relationship with the future. Not just because it is and always was an explicitly back-looking...

Pokemon GO’s 2020 community day won’t include 2017 CD moves but does grants Shiny Celebi

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The month of December is generally Pokemon Go's double-feature catch-up Community Day. Over the course of two days (December 12th and 13th this...
Venting prevents ex-plo-si-on.

Vague Patch Notes: You are and are not who you are in MMOs

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If you've never been hit in the face, you're not really prepared for when someone does it, much less when it's a fist instead...
Tink tink.

The Daily Grind: Are you more hopeful about Daybreak after the latest sale?

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There's a strong sense of cynicism around these parts when it comes to Daybreak, probably due to how frequently Daybreak goes to extreme lengths...
Ominous.

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO surprises of 2020

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Whew. We're finally getting close to the end of 2020, and I think I speak for all of us when I say that it...

Preview: Dauntless’ Reforged update brings new gameplay, new potential, and unanswered questions

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As we’ve been covering over the past few weeks, Dauntless is going to be shaking up the basic way to play and progress...
Point.

First Impressions of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, part three: Influences and summation

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One of the things that I generally like to avoid doing is comparing World of Warcraft to other MMOs on the market. Even as...
So... we cool, huh? We cool?

Wisdom of Nym: Analyzing the last pre-patch Final Fantasy XIV producer’s letter

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Well, it looks like we've got no actual new information on the next expansion. I'm not sure how to feel about that. I mean,...
Burnsauce.

First impressions of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, part two: Endgame experience

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Once you get to max level in World of Warcraft, the game changes. This should not be a surprise, as it has been...
So snipe.

Betawatch: Blue Protocol’s players share its closed beta goodness

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If you're anything like me... well, I'm so sorry. This must be hellish for you. Also, you're really looking forward to the upcoming
Fish.

First Impressions of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, part one: Story and leveling

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In a lot of ways, the problem with talking about World of Warcraft is the same problem when you try to talk about...
Whee and such.

Betawatch: Blankos Block Party begins private beta with a fresh hotfix

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You never forget your first... hotfix. What did you think we meant? Blankos Block Party has gone into its first private beta,...
All over again.

WoW Factor: A wild theory for World of Warcraft’s Shadowlands

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I don't have quite as much as I would have expected to say about Shadowlands so close to its launch. Part of that is,...
Older times.

Vague Patch Notes: Players aren’t the only people who should prepare for their MMO to die

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There are certain realities that developers need to reckon with that start with acknowledging a certain degree of reality, and one of those bits...
Yes, you all meet in a tavern.

Perfect Ten: The 10 qualities of MMO sandboxes

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What is a sandbox MMO? At first glance, it seems like a pretty easy question to answer, especially if you're going by Kickstarter projects,...
Get thee within, ye of victories forsaken.

Wisdom of Nym: My personal red lines for Final Fantasy XIV

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What would get me to stop liking Final Fantasy XIV? It's not exactly new or surprising to say that I'm fond of this game; a...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go’s quality-of-life changes aren’t half bad

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So, Niantic's pushed out a few more changes to Pokemon GO, and it's not all doom and gloom! In fact, a few changes have...
Yay.

Betawatch: Naïca begins its bepixeled open beta

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What? Yes, I'm well aware that "bepixeled" isn't actually a word, as well as the fact that the whole "pixel graphics" thing is just...
Oh boy, not ready.

WoW Factor: Does Blizzard even know what it wants World of Warcraft to be now?

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Let's start by pre-empting someone who feels very clever. Yes, I hear you muttering "profitable" as an answer. That isn't accurate; that's answering what...

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