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More Rockstar devs speak up on crunch as Red Dead Redemption 2 official launch trailer drops

Rockstar is trying to get the Red Dead Redemption 2 narrative back on track this week after one of the company bosses

Here’s a run-down of everything coming to SWTOR in the next month and a half

There is no eloquent way to explain everything that is coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic from now until December. So let's just...

Pokemon Go is pushing Gen 4 and Let’s Go Content at the same time

Nintendo and Niantic seem to be working overtime these days: With Let's Go Eevee and Pikachu games coming in November and Pokemon Go's...

Fallout 76 modding is at least a year away, and then only for private servers

"Fixing" Bethsoft's games is a time-honored tradition among modders of all stripes, and no doubt the promise of mods in Fallout 76 had...
No, we'd still prefer not.

Fallout 76 is essentially another ‘alone together’ MMO, previewers report

Bethsoft is on an all-out media Blitz for Fallout 76 today - even the Washington Post lowered itself to a hands-on with...

Shroud of the Avatar teases fishing overhaul, livestream, and really huge pumpkins

Happy weekend, y'all. Let's go fishing. Not real fishing, mind you. I mean pretend fishing in Shroud of the Avatar. Though it might be...

Trove teases gardening overhaul with new minipets and new growables

One of the upcoming sliced of Trove content on the way with the Geode part two is something every farmer should appreciate....

Trove interview teases upcoming Geode surface world, gem tutorial, dungeon design, and Bomber Royale’s reception

At the tail end of September, Trove website Trovesaurus posted up a belated but quite welcome Gamescom interview with Trion Worlds that...

Elder Scrolls Online is sending you to Blackrose Prison in the upcoming Murkmire DLC

You're going to jail! OK, you're going to prison, but you're not exactly a prisoner; you're actually on a rescue mission. Such is the...

Ubisoft previews The Division 2’s overhauled weapons systems

In all the buzz around Destiny 2 and Anthem, you'd be forgiven for having forgotten that The Division 2 is still on the...

Star Citizen Evocati leaks show just what’s coming in next month’s 3.3 alpha

Star Citizen's 3.3 alpha just released to the Evocati testers, but it's under NDA, so there's nothing to talk about... Haha just kidding. Reddit...

PAX West 2018: The PWE gauntlet of Neverwinter and Torchlight

If you had told me five years ago that Perfect World Entertainment would not only own but make many of the games that...

PAX West 2018: Every mobile game should play like Elder Scrolls Blades

I don't usually report on mobile games, but I do play quite a few of them. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, Mario Run, and...

PAX West 2018: How to win and lose at Dauntless

People actually lined up for Dauntless at PAX West 2018. I don't know if it was the placement of the booth, if...

The Soapbox: I have a bad feeling about Anthem

As I watched Nick Tarabay stand on stage hype up the audience in the Main Theater for PAX West 2018, I thought...

PAX West 2018: First impressions of PWE’s Remnant From the Ashes

Traditionally, massively multiplayer games do not have a large presence on the expo floor for PAX, but many studios had large booths with loud...

PAX West 2018: Survival MMO Rend’s surprising art, Dorito map, faction PvP, and inbound PvE

If this PAX West 2018 was about one thing, it was about proving me wrong. I jumped into the Rend interview expecting a...

PAX West 2018: Bless Unleashed is nothing like Bless Online

Bandai Namco made a huge announcement just ahead of PAX West 2018: It is releasing Bless Unleashed, a console-only, action MMORPG. The...

PAX West 2018: Getting my feet wet in Elder Scrolls Online’s Murkmire

I should preface this article with two things: I got to spend maybe 15 minutes in Murkmire while in a crowded, loud room...

Working As Intended: Returning to Star Wars Galaxies – in 2018

If you've followed the Massively OP Podcast this summer or read any of my ramblings in Daily Grinds and WRUPs, you probably know that...

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