Previews

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Gran Saga heralds its global release plans with multiple name drops, music, and lots of character art

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Back in 2020, we first learned about Gran Saga, a character-driven anime MMORPG for PC and mobile from Korean developer NPixel that made its...

EVE Vanguard brings a new map, customizable weapons, and new missions in June 20 test

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It's probably been the burning question on the lips of those who have been playing EVE Vanguard: When will the FPS hold its next...
We stan a king.

With June patch inbound, Project Gorgon is safe and will see content through at least early 2025

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Project Gorgon got a lot of attention at the tail end of last year, owing to the fact that its husband-and-wife dev team -...
how many roads &c.

Final Fantasy XIV reveals its Dawntrail launch trailer on the last Live Letter before the expansion

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If any Final Fantasy XIV fans were worried about a last-minute Dawntrail delay you can breathe easier after today's Live Letter; director and producer...

Lost Skies recaps shipbuilding, sky bosses, and the damageability of everything in the game

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Video game logic often dictates that if a tree falls on top of a house, that house will remain unfazed as the felled tree...

5v5 hero shooter FragPunk starts taking names for a Steam closed alpha scheduled for June 27

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Earlier this week we reported on the reveal of FragPunk, another NetEase 5v5 hero shooter that leans into a colorful visual style and a...

Pantheon Rise of the Fallen heralds the arrival of Summoner and Ranger classes in its next test build

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The Seasons - better known as pre-alpha builds - continue to turn in Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen. With Season 3 nearing its close,...
Pointy stick!

Guild Wars 2 details spear techniques for Warriors, Thieves, and Engineers

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The next Guild Wars 2 expansion has the wrong date listed because Janthir Wilds should obviously be coming out in October. Why? So you...

Lost Ark’s roadmap heralds dungeon and raid solo mode, T4, and the North Kurzan continent

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Lost Ark's really been churning out the content previews this week; just yesterday, Amazon's video on the June content blast was making apologies for...

Tarisland showcases its gender-unlocked female Paladin, promises better community management

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Today's Tarisland teaser video is a bit of good news bad news: It's good because it shows off the female Paladin (including her shiny...

WoW Classic promises new runes, boss changes, and Molten Core for Season of Discovery’s Phase 4

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Even though WoW Classic's fourth phase for its Season of Discovery has been delayed in order to let the other variants of the MMORPG...

Lost Ark previews its Summer Heat raid-centric update, says to expect a slower content cadence this summer

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As teased, Smilegate and Amazon have indeed given more info on Lost Ark's Summer Heat update, which launches next week on June 19th with...

New World’s new Q&A struggles to explain why a massively multiplayer online RPG isn’t an MMORPG

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Amazon's New World Aeternum announcement last Friday did not go to plan, unless getting reviewbombed to oblivion by PC players and confusing mainstream gaming...

Eternal Tombs shares a teaser trailer for its next test, resolves to make it ‘the best MMORPG possible’

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We're reasonably sure that no studio wants to make a terrible game (and if it does, then it might want to stop making games),...
Ominous.

WoW Factor: The streak The War Within needs to break for World of Warcraft

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On November 13th, 2008, World of Warcraft's second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King, was released to an eager population. The prior expansion, The...

Path of Exile 2 shares a gameplay overview of the Witch class in latest video

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When is a necromancer not a necromancer? When it's a Witch, obviously. If you're the sort of ARPG player who takes the suggestion of...

Lost Ark promises details for western summer content soon, teases a June 19 update that’s full of dragons

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Lost Ark fans are once more being reminded that the Korean MMOARPG released in Korea first, meaning that there's some time to wait between...

Pax Dei releases new in-engine trailer, talks about its business model and housing plots

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Last night, Mainframe Industries dropped another new trailer for MMORPG sandbox Pax Dei, showcasing its gorgeous characters and world - admittedly, in all their...

SGF 2024: Path of Exile 2 is fun and satisfying, but it’s still no cakewalk

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MJ is MOP's resident Path of Exile person, and I'm sure she'll get the core-fans some red meat once she gets her hands on...
i want to be king now mummy

BitCraft outlines the Empire system coming in its second alpha as a main source of monetization

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The good news is that anyone can be the emperor in BitCraft's Empire system, which will be available for testing within the game's second...

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