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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...
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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...
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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...

Co-op sandbox Windborne is closing down on Steam

You're in for some disappointment today if you were hoping that Windborne would ever emerge from early access. Developer Hidden Path announced this...

Skyforge details its founder’s pack rewards

Have we learned our lesson about founder's packs yet? If not (or maybe even if so), Skyforge is detailing the digital items it...

Leaderboard: Did SWTOR’s expansion announcement pull you back to the game?

Star Wars: The Old Republic's expansion announcement made me think about resubbing. I'm still thinking about it, but hey, that's better than not...

Housing looks unlikely for The Secret World [Updated]

If you're hoping for player housing in The Secret World, you should probably stop hoping. In a Q&A on the official forums,

Hall drops Ion hints, says he worked on DayZ ‘longer than [he] intended’

What exactly is Ion, the new sci-fi sandbox being developed by Dean Hall in collaboration with virtual world firm Improbable? We still...

Hearthstone adds tavern brawling, fixes bugs

Blizzard has updated Hearthstone with its new tavern brawl game mode. You'll need a level 20 hero to participate in the...

World of Tanks coming to Xbox One in July

World of Tanks has already stormed the beachhead of Xbox 360, but it's aiming for even more significant gains with its Xbox One...

Blizzard highlights WoW’s Black Morass for timewalking

World of Warcraft's 6.2 patch features a series of seven different weekend events, two of which will make timewalking dungeons available to characters...

The Daily Grind: Would you try a pay-per-hour MMO model?

Massively OP Kickstarter donor SoMuchMass offers an intriguing business model question for your consideration in this morning's Daily Grind: Would a pay-by-hour model work as a...

EverQuest 2 will merge servers ‘within the next few months’

EverQuest 2 producer Holly Longdale says that Daybreak will merge US servers on the long-running fantasy MMO "within the next few months." She...

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