Previews

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Star Citizen announces the first sale dates for CitizenCon tickets and hints at persistence in 3.6

It's almost CitizenCon season, which is most definitely an odd sentence to be typing about a sandbox MMO that hasn't even neared full release...

Star Wars: The Old Republic previews changes to the Inquisitor, Sorcerer, and Assassin coming with Onslaught

The PTS for Star Wars: The Old Republic is just full of Onslaught goodies for those who are interested in taking a...

Albion Online’s Robin Henkys elaborates on how Percival’s solo randomized dungeons will work

Albion Online's game director Robin Henkys has put out yet another video featuring him sitting in a comfy chair and explaining something coming...

Star Citizen talks PTU flow for alpha 3.6.0, plus snub fighters and trains

Cloud Imperium is back with another Inside Star Citizen video this week, this one focused on the PTU - the public test...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends is working on Felucia – a new planet with new houses, player cities, and space zone

The upcoming addition of true Bespin content to Star Wars Galaxies rogue servers like the NGE-based SWG Legends has been a big...

New RIFT team letter discusses release cycle changes and the game’s future

Ever since Gamigo acquired Trion Worlds back in October 2018, RIFT players have been left in a sort of limbo in...

MapleStory 2’s Guilded Glory update launches next week with competitive dance-offs

It's been only three weeks since MapleStory 2's Awakening launched, but Nexon is already looking forward to the game's next big thing. In...

MMORPG Atlas is testing a single-player mode this summer

Is it weird for an MMO like Atlas that once touted its planned 40K-person servers to now be producing a single-player version? Maybe,...

Destiny 2’s fall patch turns Eververse gear into Universal Ornaments as Bungie revamps the Bright Dust economy

Tess Everis will have some new surprises in store for the Guardians of Destiny 2 this fall, Bungie has announced, as the...

Apex Legends season 2 brings a new gun and a number of weapon and ammo tweaks

I'm not entirely sure what a "plasma-fueled EMG" is supposed to be, but it certainly looks like a fun weapon to use. This new...

Old School RuneScape dishes on Song of the Elves dev progress in new blog

It's been some time since Old School RuneScape's Song of the Elves quest was initially revealed at RuneFest 2018, but don't worry --...

Desert Oasis: First impressions of Black Desert’s new Shai class and her skills

The announcement of Black Desert's Shai class earlier this month really caught me off guard. Sure, I thought a snow globe sprawled on...

Black Desert’s new Shai class launches June 26 – but you can roll one today

If you're already hoping to roll up an adorable Shai character in Black Desert this summer, there are two things you need...

Albion Online’s Percival update drops July 10 with new solo random dungeons

With last week's update in the rear-view mirror, Albion Online is pushing onward to its next big thing, Percival. Sandbox Interactive announced today...

Guild Wars 2 resurrects Dragon Bash events from June 25 to July 16

Surprise! Dragon Bash is returning to Guild Wars 2 next week. Even our columnists were stunned at this announcement, as the event

World of Warcraft’s Rise of Azshara is finally launching on June 25

Move over, WoW Classic - it's live World of Warcraft's time to shine, or it will be next week, that is, when the...

Atlas previews Blackwood, its upcoming standalone jungle map

The jungle, or the Equatorial biome according to the devs of Atlas, is going to be getting a "dark twist" evidently. Or at...

Overwatch shares Baptiste short story and a dev video on its replay system

While players of Overwatch have likely gotten their heads around Baptiste as a playable character, and we've all gotten

ARK Survival Evolved announces Valguero map expansion, launching tomorrow

It's about to be a big week for ARK Survival Evolved: Wildcard just announced that it's launching an expansion map for the game...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: World of Dragon Nest, Echo of Soul RED, and Dawn of Isles

Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMOs and MMO-adjacent titles you've probably never heard of (or at least have entirely forgotten about!). First up:...

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