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Blade & Soul’s chi and pet systems teased

Want to know even more about Blade & Soul's Chi? There's a new update on the fantasy title's website that offers a few...

Notch: ‘F2P is bait and switch and should be illegal’

Well, there's at least one game developer who hasn't sold his soul to F2P. That would be Markus "Notch" Persson, otherwise known as the...

BioWare creative director on getting back to SWTOR’s story

EA has released a new dev blog by Knights of the Fallen Empire creative director Jesse Sky. Sky likens Star Wars:...

Elite’s Braben on self-publishing and the perils of virtual reality

Frontier CEO David Braben is interviewed at VideoGamer.com, and he has some interesting nuggets both for fans of Elite: Dangerous and...

Smed calls out Lizard Squad e-thug convicted of 50,700 cybercrimes

The Finnish courts sentenced 17-year-old Lizard Squad member Julius "zeekill" Kivimaki today, but Daybreak's John Smedley isn't having any of it. Convicted so...

Blizzard, Snail Games are part of a Russian nesting doll-type lawsuit

Blizzard. Lawsuit. The World of Warcraft studio seems to be constantly dealing with some legal action or another. But now it...

Elder Scrolls Online dominates PlayStation 4 charts

While ZeniMax has yet to release any sales numbers from Elder Scrolls Online's console launch, at least one thing is crystal clear:...
No top guns here.

Derek Smart says Star Citizen, ‘as has been pitched, will never get made’

The most polite possible way to describe Derek Smart is "contentious." He's indisputably worked on several games of huge scope without great reception....

ARK gets modding support, internal documentation to follow

Do you like ARK: Survival Evolved? Do you like modding? If you answered yes, I've got good news in the form of the...

Reddit CEO apologizes for mistakes and poor communication

The fallout from last week's Reddit-wide protest (which spilled over into several MMO subreddits) over a fired employee and high friction between the...

Former WildStar dev Stephan Frost is now WoW’s design producer

WildStar lost a lot of dev talent over the past year, but at least one ex-Carbine staffer has landed on his feet....

Ion’s Dean Hall wants to show how much innovation is possible in MMOs

If you're curious about Dean Hall's new Ion project that was recently announced at E3, a new interview at Polygon might be worth...

Star Citizen’s new Frankfurt office features 21 devs now, 50 by year’s end

Cloud Imperium has opened a new development office in Frankfurt, Germany, according to the company's latest press release. Star Citizen, dubbed a...

That guy who redesigned Guild Wars 2’s UI is now tackling WoW’s website

Remember back in January when an ArenaNet forum user named Amax redesigned the UI for Guild Wars 2? As it turns out, Amax...

The Warcraft movie might become a trilogy

Movie stills aside, we're still waiting to see our first real look at 2016's Warcraft film. The good news is that this will happen...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most addictive collection minigame you’ve played?

I've been playing a lot of Assassin's Creed: Rogue here lately, and while it's certainly no MMO, it has managed to remind me of...
Make My MMO

Make My MMO: July 4, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding, Pathfinder Online introduced mules. No, not your dual-boxed healer or the crafter avatar that you force your kid...

The Game Archaeologist: The 4th Coming

Over the years that I've been writing The Game Archaeologist, I've received more than a few requests to cover a game that was...
Some people just won't let go.

Betawatch: July 3rd, 2015

I freely admit that I never actually played Glitch, but I was glad it existed and sad at the people who never even...

FFXIV halts sales of Mac client, offers full refunds

Are you a Mac gamer who bought Final Fantasy XIV only to find that your Mac couldn't handle it? I have good news and bad...

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