Previews

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Funcom is rolling out a launcher for all its games, including Conan Exiles and Secret World Legends

It's no secret that Norwegian games developer Funcom has been upping its profile in the online gaming world, building on its long-running base...

Hegemony promises its economy is ‘truly equal in playing field’

Worried that coming in late to the crafting and economic game of Hegemony will put you at a disadvantage to those who have...
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Guild Wars 2 rehires a former programmer, drops PvP patch and season next week

You know what I don't love? Chronicling how more Guild Wars 2 devs have left the building. So I'm not going to...

Outriders is a sci-fi co-op shooter with elemental superpowers arriving to all the platforms in 2020

Publisher Square-Enix and developer People Can Fly (who many will remember for their work on shooters like Bulletstorm and Gears of War: Judgment) are...

Mad World’s dev team discusses adapting the game’s grimdark world

Creating the grim world of Mad World isn't just about using browns for a color palette and making sure there's mindless gore. There's...

Wurm Online further details changes to Followers and Traders, shows off some new item racks

If you've been eager for people to compliment your rack in Wurm Online, you'll have a chance to do so very soon according...

Warframe highlights new Protea Frame, Scarlet Spear op, and Tennocon 2020’s date

Now that Kuva Liches are a little bit better than they were previously (presumably), Warframe can now focus on what's next, which...

New World shows off the factions and enemies of the world of Aeternum

We already had an idea that New World is a dangerous place and that we were getting a video diary about the factions...

Blade & Soul Korea announces ‘Frontier World’ alternate servers and continues its Force Master spec tease

Don't get me wrong, Blade & Soul players here in the west are getting some nice stuff with the next update, but...

Bless Unleashed details its Valor Perks character-buffing cash shop item

Pay-to-win? Pay-for-power? Pay to "unleash your character’s full potential as they traverse the dangerously beautiful lands of Lumios" as Bless Unleashed describes it?...

Legends of Aria showcases Point Release 9’s ranked arena matches and militia keeps

Sure, you can head to the wilds of Legends of Aria and find plenty of PvP there (as well as maybe lose...

Star Citizen introduces a ‘vehicle experience strike team’ and piloting improvements

On the surface, a "vehicle experience strike team" sounds a bit like a slapped-together cartoon superteam or something as pointless as an ice...

Fallout 76 previews Wastelanders’ C.A.M.P. allies – and teases ‘post-apocalyptic romance’

When Wastelanders finally arrives in Fallout 76 in April - and the game finally jumps to Steam - it's getting a long-delayed...

Neverwinter’s 2020 roadmap includes Zariel fight and big surprises

It doesn't take a crystal ball and a Mind Flayer to suss out the future of Neverwinter, just a few chatty Cryptic developers. The...

Sea of Thieves discusses quality-of-life features and the Chest of Rage in the February update

Sea of Thieves sure does love cranking out new video series. Yes, there's a new one simply called Sea of Thieves News,...

Blue Protocol shares more character creation and initial gameplay, Reddit fansubs the closed beta trailer

The first few moments of an MMORPG are certainly the most impactful, and in this new look from Bandai-Namco's upcoming Blue Protocol, that...

Magic Legends’ Mind Mage is a ‘cool and calculated thinker’

Perfect World's not-really-an-MMO-now online Magic the Gathering title Magic Legends has returned today with another deep-dive into the game, this one on the...

Star Citizen talks alpha 3.9 and beyond in wake of record-breaking crowdfunding year

The Pillar Talk roundtable video from Star Citizen is all about plans. Plans for 3.9, plans for the new Pyro system, plans for...

Lord of the Rings Online starts testing new raid and Rohan housing

Hot on the heels of yesterday's rollout of Riders of Rohan on the progression servers, Lord of the Rings just started testing...

Starbase shares work on moon surfaces and advertisements and a new Boltcrackers episode

It's another week of progress notes from Starbase, and just like the last time this one has some shiny new pictures and...

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