Interviews

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Everything we know about Path of Exile’s Ultimatum league launching next week

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Now you've done it: Path of Exile in giving you an Ultimatum... and you'll probably like it! It's time again for the big reveal...

Wandering Wraeclast: Grinding Gear has finally taken the wraps off Path of Exile 2

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"Like clockwork": I wouldn't be surprised to see an icon of Grinding Gear Games and Path of Exile in the dictionary when you look...

Hi-Rez’s trademark snafus suggest a Global Agenda sequel (again) (finally)

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Oh, Global Agenda. This multiplayer MMO-lite seems destined to be one of those ghost games that not enough people remember - but those who...

Ramen VR CEO talks about Zenith’s combat, social features, world scale, and potential to ‘set a tone’

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With "early bird" alpha set to arrive next month for the VR MMORPG Zenith, there's plenty for Ramen VR CEO Andy Tsen to talk...
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Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida talks about the importance of consoles and story fatigue in new interview

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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker is bringing an end to the story of Hydaelyn and Zodiark, the central narrative that's run through the game from...

Aliens Fireteam devs discuss City of Heroes’ lasting popularity and Cryptic’s canceled Marvel MMO

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Earlier this month, we finally got some hard info on Cold Iron's Aliens Fireteam, the Alien-franchise shooter that's been under wraps for six years...

Gamigo says RIFT is ‘contributing a great deal’ to the studio, promises 10th anny events

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Earlier this week, we learned from one of our sources that multiple developers from Gamigo's RIFT team had been laid off from the company,...

Interview: Camelot Unchained lays out its innovative alchemy system

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One of the major slices of content being worked on in this current 90-day quadrant of Camelot Unchained development is its crafting system, specifically...

EVE Online begins advertising Skill Point pack sales as CCP Games addresses monetization

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If you're an EVE Online player that's nervous about in-game store items like the Expert System consumable, then you really might be shaken by...

BlizzConline 2021: Why WoW Burning Crusade Classic won’t have the dungeon-finder

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While not a surprise, confirmation that Burning Crusade Classic is coming this year has lit a fire underneath the classic community. Blizzard was out...

LOTRO producer Q&A: Legendary item revamp, closed world transfers, difficulty sliders, and more

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Executive Producer Rob Ciccolini joined the Friday Lord of the Rings Online livestream this week to do a seat-of-his-pants Q&A with fans who showed...

Interview: Crowfall is ‘very close’ to launch, plus more details on 6.400 Transformation

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This week has brought another massive update to Kickstarted MMORPG Crowfall: ArtCraft describes Update 6.400 aka Transformation as a "major balance pass of combat,...
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Naoki Yoshida discusses the Island Sanctuary and content length for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

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The next major reveal of information about Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker isn't going to happen until May, but producer and director Naoki Yoshida has...
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Naoki Yoshida sees at least another five years of vitality in Final Fantasy XIV

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The fourth major expansion for Final Fantasy XIV, Endwalker, is just around the corner (to the extent you can consider "planned for fall" to be just...
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Temtem confirms new islands and tutorial tweaks for final release

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Temtem still has some work to do before it leaves early access, and a bit of information about some of that planned work was...

Stick and Rudder: Leader of Elite Dangerous ‘slavery’ racket espouses a ‘cult-like’ guild full of ‘chaos and evil’

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Last week we reported on an effort by several players of Elite: Dangerous to dupe new players into a sort of indentured servitude by...

Preview: Dauntless’ Frost Escalation will force you to fight frigid foes and frostbite

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I've said before that I respect and love how Dauntless keeps trying to bring something new to the table with its major updates, and...

World of Warcraft hints at delving deeper into Shadowlands in 2021

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I can't be the only person wondering about what World of Warcraft has up its sleeve for 2021. Now that Shadowlands is going on...

Interview: Neverwinter devs on Sharandar’s cadence, systems overhauls, and future new class

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Last week, Perfect World Entertainment announced Neverwinter's Sharandar expansion, a three-part update that kicks off with The Iron Tooth patch February 9th. Players are...
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Crimson Desert interview clarifies the game’s multiplayer vs. single-player aspects

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So where exactly does Crimson Desert sit on the spectrum of single-player vs. MMORPG? The answer, according to a new interview from MMO Culture,...

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