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Multiplayer nautical sim Ships at Sea officially makes its way into early access

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Despite the game's whole thing, we resolve here and now to avoid using typical maritime jargon in this news post. There will be no...

Tarisland announces a global release date of June 21 – here’s the new trailer

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There have been a lot of teases, previews, and tests over the past few months, but now Tencent's WoW-like MMORPG Tarisland has locked down...

Shroud of the Avatar execs expand on Slayscape, a procedurally generated battle royale RPG

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Last March we reported on the discovery of Pangaea, a development studio formed by existing execs of Shroud of the Avatar's Catnip Games --...

XDefiant’s free-to-play launch recovers after initial matchmaking server issues

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This week brought another competitive FPS game to the multiplayer world in the form of XDefiant, Ubisoft's swing at making a team vs. team...

Co-op multiplayer RPG Wuthering Waves makes its global release on PC and mobile tonight

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Earlier this month we first caught wind of Wuthering Waves, a co-op RPG for PC and mobile devices from Kuro Games set in a...

33 Immortals preps weekend closed beta for the ‘distillation of the MMO raid experience’

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Thunder Lotus' MMO-inspired multiplayer raiding roguelike 33 Immortals is barreling onward toward its May 24th closed beta, with more info now being dispatched to...

Sand is an open-world PvPvE game where players build stompy robot bases to explore an alien planet

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As one poorly directed actor of a sci-fi film noted, sand has a whole bunch of drawbacks including its unpleasant texture and its propensity...

Leaks spring forth from Valve’s new in-development competitive hero shooter Deadlock

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Were you hoping that Valve would figure out how to count to three or address the long-suffering TF2 playerbase? Well, put those hopes down...

Blight Survival is an upcoming multiplayer ‘medieval action-horror co-op survival game’

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The idiom goes that you can't judge a book by its cover, but we're reasonably sure that a game called Blight: Survival is pretty...

Wuthering Waves is a co-op open world RPG heading to PC and mobile May 22

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It looks like the explosive popularity of one specific co-op anime RPG is spawning another title cut from a similar cloth. Say hello to...

Cozy co-op farming game Farm Together 2 has rolled into early access as planned

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A month ago, we chittered excitedly about the fact that Farm Together 2, the sequel to the seriously underrated multiplayer-optional cozy game Farm Together,...

Dawn of Defiance is a Greek mythology-themed co-op survival game headed for early access this year

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Do you like survival titles like Valheim or Enshrouded but you're tired of the whole Nordic and Viking vibe? What do you feel about...

Vampire survivalbox V Rising officially departs early access with the launch of 1.0 Ruins of Mortium

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Friends of vampirekin, rejoice, for today V Rising has officially left early access and joined the surprisingly small roster of survival sandboxes with the...

Second Wind: V Rising’s 1.0 build is a fangtastic revamp of the vampire survival sandbox

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It doesn't seem possible that V Rising burst onto the scene almost two years ago, but here we are. I sometimes struggle to get...

Co-op roguelike Rabbit and Steel throws you right into raids without the MMO grind

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Have you ever thought to yourself, "Man, I love me some solid MMO-style raiding, but I just wish I didn't have to engage with...

Legends of Aria Classic is running a ‘surprise open beta’ this weekend ahead of its May 9 relaunch

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In the middle of April, pretty much everyone in the MMORPG was surprised to learn that Legends of Aria is getting a revival. Aria,...

SMITE 2’s first alpha event kicks off today through this weekend

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If you've been itching to try out SMITE's sequel, your time has come... assuming you got into the alpha or bought a founder pack,...

Farm Folks is a new multiplayer solarpunk cozygame headed for a second Kickstarter

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If you haven't swung by Steam's front page this week, you might not realize that the platform is in the middle of Steam Farming...

Nexon is publishing Overgeared-themed Project T MMORPG for PC and mobile

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Nexon has had so many "Project" games in development over the years that you'd be forgiven if your eyes glaze over at one more,...

Fight or Kite: Pax Dei’s alpha is equal parts survival gameplay and grind-fueled crafting

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In my experience, I’ve found "survival game" and "grindfest" are synonymous with each other in all but the rarest of cases. There just seems...