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Make My MMO: Elite Dangerous’ exploration reveal, Star Citizen’s $1650 ship

This week week in MMO crowdfunding, Frontier has been showing off what's coming in Elite Dangerous' Beyond - Chapter Four, specifically the...

MMO Business Roundup: Discord’s new TOS, Steam China, EA vs Actiblizz, Dota 2’s transparent lockboxes, WASD

Welcome back to another roundup of businessy things of interest to MMO players this week! Discord If you're one of the bajillions of MMO players...
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Betawatch: Ashes of Creation briefly removes its NDA

The NDA for Ashes of Creation is gone! Quickly, everyone, take the time to post as many screenshots as possible... aaaaand it's back again....

EVE Vegas 2018: EVE Echoes, EVE Online’s mobile adaptation, is launching in 2019

When CCP Games started shifting some of its focus to the mobile games market recently, we heard rumblings of a mobile version of...

Nexon is sunsetting Hyper Universe’s western PC version now too, but the XBox One version will continue

A week ago, Nexon announced that it was shutting down its MOBA Hyper Universe in Korea, citing poor player turnout. At the time,...
Dragon Age.

The LA Times investigates Riot Games’ ‘boys’ club’ sexism problem, ESPN reports Riot staff ‘departures’

If League of Legends company Riot Games thought that the Rockstar crunch conversation was going to eclipse Riot's sexism predicament,...

For Science: Why ‘screentime’ is a useless measure of media consumption

A few weeks ago, my eyes skimmed over a discussion some of our commenters were having about video game science - I can't even...

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

Epic Games is suing still more Fortnite cheat creators

Looks like we've got another entry in the seemingly perpetual saga of game developers vs. cheat creators, as

Black Desert’s Russian servers will be spared from their abrupt and messy closure after all

Welp, we did not see this coming, but here's some extremely good news in the Black Desert license transfer saga. Over the last couple...
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EVE Vegas 2018 is this weekend: Here’s what to expect from the show

It's that time of year again when internet spaceship nerds descend on Las Vegas to get incredibly drunk find out what the future holds...
Yes, she has them.

Here’s how Overwatch’s Pink Mercy charity donations help fight breast cancer

It seems fitting to have used Overwatch's Mercy as the face of a charity for a medical cause, which happened earlier this year...
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Ubisoft claims that it ‘cannot be openly political’ in The Division

Gosh, this is one heck of a sentiment. Ubisoft's COO, Alf Condelius, recently spoke at the Sweden Game Conference and claimed that it...

Fallout 76: Absurd merch, the discless Platinum edition, and criticism of ‘nuke porn’

The second part of this article is about something serious, so we're starting with the ridiculous first, k? And here it is: Bethsoft has...

ZeniMax Online Studios is hiring for an MMO project based on ‘an exciting new IP’

A new job posting on ZeniMax Online Studios's career site reveals that the studio is looking to hire a core tech programmer to...
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Bless Mobile shows off its character creation in a new video

Hopefully the mess around Bless Online hasn't soured your feelings on the Bless franchise. Yes, franchise; Bless Unleashed is being put forth...

Rockstar Games levels lawsuit against Australian Grand Theft Auto V cheat creators

It's certainly not uncommon these days to hear of game studios taking action against the authors of hacks and cheats for their games, but...
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Another leg of the Oculus-ZeniMax lawsuit drama has ended as John Carmack and ZeniMax settle dispute

If it seems like we've been talking about the Oculus lawsuit for a really long time, that's because we have. The original suit itself...
So. Bye?

Heroes of the Storm director Alan Dabiri is moving on to other things in Blizzard

It's time for a shifting of the guard within Heroes of the Storm's development staff, as game director Alan Dabiri announced that

Star Citizen’s CitizenCon didn’t help make as much money as last year, but damn it made a lot

So, how much money did Star Citizen make last week as a result of its CitizenCon push and concomitant ship sale? A...

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