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DayZ actually launches with version 1.0, conditions in the underworld described as ‘chilling’

The day we never thought would arrive has arrived. DayZ has actually launched version 1.0. It has launched. It's actually arrived at launch. No...

Text-based sci-fi sandbox MUD Starmourn hits open beta this Saturday

Hardcore roleplayers and sandboxes may want to give Starmourn a sliver of precious attention this week: The elaborate MUD hits open beta this...

Daybreak’s new game is PlanetSide Arena, and yes, it’s a battle royale

Earlier this week, Daybreak began sending emails to players and former players teasing a new game being worked on within the studio's walls and...
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Artifact’s playerbase is already dropping fast, just like the value of its cards

It was years ago that Magic: the Gathering fans learned a very simple fact about collectible card games: Cards are toys, not investments, and...

Daybreak is announcing a new game on Thursday

Some Daybreak fans, including our own MJ Guthrie, are receiving a cryptic note from Daybreak this week - best check your old email accounts! Apparently the MMORPG company, most recently in the news for a major round of layoffs and best known for the EverQuest and H1Z1 franchises, aims to announce a new game this week on Twitch starting at 1 p.m. EST.

Wildcard’s new MMO Atlas has been delayed a week for polish

When Studio Wildcard and friends announced a full-scale, 40,000-person MMO called Atlas last week, we were all excited. When they announced it was...
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Former Square Enix America CEO advises Bethesda and Blizzard to learn from Final Fantasy XIV

If you somehow managed to miss the news (perhaps due to extended undersea exploration missions or an archaeological adventure in the jungles of South...

Funcom’s Conan Unconquered isn’t an MMO – it’s a strategy game

When Funcom announced last week that it was debuting yet another Conan title, the guessing game was on. Battle royale? OARPG? Mobile? Retro?...

Population Zero is an upcoming crafting-survival MMO inspired by classic sci-fi

Survival crafting games are all the rage these days, it seems, and the genre's about to get just a little bit bigger with the...

Covens: The Ember Days is here to satisfy your needs for AR magical games

If you're in dire need of some kind of augmented reality title with a magical theme and the thought of waiting until 2019 for...

ARK’s Studio Wildcard is launching a 40K-person-server pirate MMO called Atlas next week

If you blinked during the Game Awards on Twitch, you might have missed the announcement of a new MMO launching next week from the...

Ashes of Creation Apocalypse, the MMORPG’s battle royale mode, launches December 18

Over the course of the fall, Ashes of Creation developer Intrepid Studios has been testing a battle royale mode component for the...

Red Dead Online shores up its economy and offers compensation in today’s update

If you're still beta testing Red Dead Online, or patiently watching from the sidelines while the console players get things sorted ahead of...

Funcom will debut its next Conan game this Saturday

A month ago during its last investor call, Funcom clarified that it was working on at least six new games in addition to...

Funcom’s tactical adventure game Mutant Year Zero has officially launched

One of the many games under Funcom's ever-widening umbrella is Mutant Year Zero, and in fact it's officially launched as of today as...

Tame dinos in ARK Survival Evolved on the Switch starting… today

It's launch day for ARK Survival Evolved... on the Switch, that is. Do note that it includes the original base game and hasn't...

Red Dead Online has a creative approach to handling griefing

So right now, I'm feeling the pain of being a PC-specific gamer: Not only can I not play Red Dead Redemption 2, but...
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Fallout 76 goes on steep sale while fans uncover a Skyrim connection

Ready for a bit of "huh, that's weird" for a Monday morning? We sure hope so because it turns out that Fallout 76...

Nexon reveals more details about its upcoming mobile MMO Traha

Earlier this month, Nexon previewed a whole boatload of games that it would be showing off at this year's G-Star game-dev conference,...

Wild West Online’s battle royale spinoff Magnificent 5 hits open beta

Back in October, Wild West Online admitted defeat and renewal: After launching seemingly early and inarguably poorly in May, the 612 Games...

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