Interviews

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Time is a closed circle.

Final Fantasy XI developers share plans for the future of the game and ongoing development

If you've ever thought to yourself that Final Fantasy XI updates so reliably that it really shouldn't be called a maintenance mode, you're not...

Daybreak is porting DC Universe Online to the Nintendo Switch

This is an unusual place to be getting MMORPG news, but it looks to be legit: Comics website CBR is reporting that

Path of Exile’s blast-from-the-past Legion League revamps melee and crushes complexity creep on June 7

it's time once again to learn about the next big update for Grinding Gear Games' popular MMOARPG, which will launch for the PC on June 7th, 2019, and hit both consoles on June 10th. I enjoyed sitting down with Producer Chris Wilson to learn the ins and outs of expansion 3.7.0, titled Legion.

Blizzard releases Safe Haven cinematic, addresses World of Warcraft’s potential beyond WoW Classic

Blizzard's keeping the pressure up this week with another new World of Warcraft release, though this one's about the live game, not

EVE Evolved: What really sets Russian EVE players apart?

One of the most interesting things about EVE Online is the fact that its single shard server forces players from different countries and...

Path of Exile studio says it has no plans to make other games right now

Path of Exile's Grinding Gear Games has been tearing up the forums and Reddit addressing its playerbase's big questions lately - it even...
Shiny!

Final Fantasy XIV is getting more glamour dresser storage and glamour plates

Here is a quick summary of the latest interview with Final Fantasy XIV producer and director Naoki Yoshida: blah blah blah blah more...
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Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida discusses trailer and world creation for Shadowbringers

Fans of Final Fantasy XIV are hungry for more information about Shadowbringers ahead of its upcoming July 2nd launch. Fortunately, there's a new interview...
No galaxy brain here.

The Daily Grind: How do you explain MMORPGs to non-gamers?

Last week, I did an interview trying to explain exactly what was going on with the whole City of Heroes drama. Almost immediately,...

CCP’s Hilmar Petursson says EVE Online isn’t in ‘stagnation’ – it has an active playerbase of 300K

GIbiz got a monstrously huge interview with CCP Games' Hilmar Petursson thanks to the EVE Online company's presence at Reboot Develop this...
We never claimed to be saints.

Star Citizen’s Chris Roberts thinks that Anthem is worth saving

Not content to merely oversee the construction of the greatest space sim of all time, Star Citizen's Chris Roberts has ideas how to...

The City of Heroes private server team has released its code [Update: The test server is live]

(This article has been updated since publication; updates are at the bottom!) Well, you wanted the City of Heroes private server code, and...

What’s going on with City of Heroes now: ‘This game is a unicorn’

Last night, following our podcast on the City of Heroes SCORE private server mess, I hung out on the SEGS Discord thanks to...

ArenaNet says Guild Wars 2 is ‘still going strong’ and here to stay

ArenaNet's been pretty quiet, outside of Guild Wars 2 promotion, for the last two months since it was rocked by the...
Boom.

CCP Games thinks EVE Online is about to make it big in China and Korea

We've previously covered CCP Games' Hilmar Petersson's comments on not giving up after all EVE Online's unsuccessful spinoffs, including most recently

‘Secret’ City of Heroes emulator operators address SCORE leak drama, rebut personal info database rumor

If you've been around the post-sunset City of Heroes community long enough, you've probably heard the rumors that there's a secret City of...

SWTOR’s Charles Boyd on new gearing and character progression in Onslaught

Hopefully, you've seen our other coverage of the Star Wars: The Old Republic community cantina that took place this past weekend. If not,...

Turbine founder Johnny Monsarrat reminisces about the early days of MMO development

It's good now and again to take a look back at how things used to be to really appreciate where we are now, and...

Interview: Astellia deep-dives its dungeon systems and Western tweaks

Incoming buy-to-play MMORPG Astellia has been a whirlwind in 2019 as Nexon and Barunson EA have prepared the game for release in the...

Adventure Academy is an ‘educational massively multiplayer online game’ launching May 1

Adventure Academy is going to mystify the typical gamer: There are no dragons to fight and no lockboxes to fight over. But if...

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