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Pokemon Go players are bummed about the lackluster Kanto Tour ‘bonus event’

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We mentioned in our Pokemon Go Kanto Tour post-event wrap-up that there were some bugs, glitches, people who got the event without paying, and a...
Bring the light

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s Island Sanctuary and the descent of peace

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If you look at it from an obvious thematic standpoint, the whole Island Sanctuary idea makes no sense for this particular expansion for Final...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite weird cross-promotion with an MMO?

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So the Genshin Impact thing with KFC is weird, but let's be real, it's not even the first online game to have some tie-in...

Massively on the Go: Everything notable – and potentially multiplayer – from Pokemon Presents

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Well Pokemon fans, I'm sure a few of you saw yesterday's Pokemon Presents presentation. While I don't think many people were surprised that a long-rumored remake...
Leaving the test server.

Betawatch: Dual Universe opens a test server

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A test server! A server wherein one may test! Such a thing has been built for Dual Universe! Albeit not using the in-game building tools, but...
Herp to the derp.

WoW Factor: WoW Classic is doing everything right in the wake of BlizzCon

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In the wake of BlizzConline 2021, I have some criticisms about the WoW Classic presentation. Specifically, the first part of the panel about The Burning Crusade...
In a world of human wreckage

Vague Patch Notes: Considering the soloer’s experience in MMOs

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I sized him up from where he sat across from me. He was intelligent, that much I could tell just at a glance -...
The hardest part.

The Daily Grind: How long are you willing to wait in an MMO?

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Tom Petty said it best in song format: "The waiting is the hardest part." And let's be clear about something, this question is not...
A journey into complexity.

Perfect Ten: MMOs of the ‘internet spaceships’ genre

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It's at once the most important and most underserved genre in MMOs, aside from gigantic robots - it's the valuable genre of internet spaceships. They're...

Massively On The Go: Pokemon Go’s Kanto Tour failed to Meet Go Fest 2020’s high standards

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So Pokemon Go Kanto Tour has passed, and we're currently in the middle of the "week-long wrap-up event." I'm using quotes because, frankly, the Kanto...
Never seen a bluer sky.

Wisdom of Nym: The shirt-based speculation around Final Fantasy XIV’s next melee job

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Bad news, folks: We're going to be waiting a while longer to find out the new melee job for Final Fantasy XIV, and waiting...
Kind to rewind.

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite story of anonymous kindness from an MMO?

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One of the best parts about MMOs is that they give players a chance to be kind in countless little ways. Maybe not always...
Bad bad bad.

Betawatch: Titan Reach backtracks on admission it’s not paying all its devs

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So Titan Reach is launching into its paid early access, and it announced that fact. That's good. What is less good is the fact...
Bored now.

Vague Patch Notes: The challenge of the average MMO player

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Pick an MMO, any MMO you know pretty well. Pick an MMO where you have a good sense of how much content there is...

Recapping Nintendo Direct’s Splatoon 3, Animal Crossing x Mario, Monster Hunter Rise, and more

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Last night's Nintendo Direct was about much more than new Xenoblade characters! While I'm sure the single-player stuff has some people interested or curious (for...
MONEY

The Daily Grind: What’s the most egregious grifting you’ve seen in the MMO sphere?

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There was a time when World of Warcraft charging $25 for a sparkly pony was considered absurd fleecing of its playerbase. Times have certainly...
Oh, right.

Wisdom of Nym: What Final Fantasy XIV has lined up for patch 5.5

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Amidst all the news last week, the live letter for Final Fantasy XIV kind of got shoved off into the corner, didn't it? Partly...
We still care.

The Daily Grind: Which MMOs give you the most space for letting your mind wander?

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One of the things I regularly like to do with playing MMOs is to put something else on my second monitor to watch while...
You're the real thing.

Betawatch: Pantheon shows off its crafting

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Could you describe Pantheon as a game about standing in place with other people and slowly leveling up? Maybe, if you were being reductive, but...
Bad people.

Vague Patch Notes: Emergent gameplay in MMOs isn’t a defense of awful behavior

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To the surprise (or at least disappointment) of many, it turns out that some players in Elite: Dangerous found an exciting and fresh way to...

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