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Betawatch: June 26th, 2015

Is there anything as marvelous as finding out that your game got so heavily exploited that the whole game needs to be wiped? If...

WildStar begins Chinese beta this August

As WildStar is preparing to make the grand transition to free-to-play in the west this summer, it's simultaneously making in-roads into Asia with...

World of Tanks partners with Google for VR tank tours

World of Tanks players are quite familiar with their heavy armor -- but what would it feel like to actually be inside those...

Exclusive: Broadsword on the state of Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot

Today we're hanging out with Broadsword Online Games, the indie studio that emerged from the implosion of Mythic Entertainment a while back....

Ask Mo: If Star Wars Galaxies is so smart, why ain’t it rich?

Star Wars Galaxies would have been 12 years old this week, had it lived a day past Star Wars: The Old Republic....

Destiny sells DLC extras separately, prepares promotion with Red Bull

While Bungie is putting out one Destiny public relations fire, another one springs up behind it. The studio addressed its recent bungling...

The Daily Grind: Do you read MMO dev blogs?

I read a lot of dev blogs. It kind of goes with the territory, since part of this job entails picking through studio press...
Cool.

PlanetSide 2 hits European snags, closes in Korea

It isn't all sunshine and daisies for PlanetSide 2, even following yesterday's massive PlayStation 4 launch. For starters, the European servers for...

ESTsoft announces Cabal 2 founder’s packs

Cabal 2 is launching as a free-to-play MMO, but if you'd like to actually pay for it, ESTsoft has announced its founder's...

WoW gets a 6.2 patch survival guide and feature preview

World of Warcraft's 6.2 patch drops tomorrow. Apparently it's a big deal, because Blizzard has taken the time to put together a...
Go boom.

Tomorrow’s Guild Wars 2 patch tweaks the 1-to-80 leveling experience

Tomorrow's Guild Wars 2 patch features a change inspired by player feedback, according to game director Colin Johanson. "We decided getting to...
You can buy me!

The demographics and realities of selling games on Steam

Steam is one of those things that we think of as almost ubiquitous as a gaming platform. You can buy many MMOs on it, it...

Tree of Life dev explains crime system, prefers ‘2:8 wolf/deer ratio’

Take heart, sandbox PvE fans. Tree of Life developer OddOneGames is on your side and has added a crime system to its early access sandbox so...

LEGO Minifigures Online goes buy-to-play on June 29 with limited availability now

While Funcom would like to market LEGO Minifigures Online's upcoming June 29th event as a launch of the game, in reality the...

MMO Week in Review: The E3 2015 roundup (June 21, 2015)

Were you too busy gaming this week to pay attention to MMO news? Get caught up every Sunday evening with Massively Overpowered's Week in...

Salem ends ‘beta,’ adds animal husbandry and more

Salem's "beta" officially ended this weekend, according to a post by Mortal Moments project lead John Carver. "Salem has been designed from...
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Make My MMO: June 20, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, Voxelnauts pulled the plug on its own campaign. Not to worry, though, as the sandbox virtual world...
It lives!

Betawatch: June 19th, 2015

You could be forgiven for sort of forgetting about The Division. No matter how much it might have interested you at first, the...

Crowfall won’t make use of ‘phake’ physics

Crowfall's latest dev blog talks combat physics, and in particular ArtCraft's goal "to use realistic physics in as many gameplay aspects as...

Time’s running out for the Voxelnauts Kickstarter

Are you interested in playing Voxelnauts, the "VR sandbox MMO" from Retro Ronin? If so, you might consider helping the firm out...

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