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Black Desert launches on Xbox One March 4, with preorders opening today

We knew this day was coming: It's time to buckle up for Black Desert's Xbox One debut, as preorders for the...

Slash and dismember your way through possessed villagers in The Black Masses

If hacking and slashing your way across an island filled with throngs of possessed inhabitants sounds like a good time to you, then you...

The Hearthstone leads Blizz lost last year just scooped up the Marvel IP with their new studio

Blizzard had a rough year losing key figures at the company last year - heck, this week it lost its CFO to Square...

NCsoft is launching Aion: Legions of War in the west this month

NCsoft is gearing up for another western launch this month, this time for an Aion sequel on mobile dubbed Aion: Legions of...

Dungeon Fighter Online is getting a mobile port, arriving in Korea early this year

It seems that mobile MMO ports are all the rage these days: We've already got Lineage II: Revolution, mobile versions of Mabinogi...

Leaderboard: Will you be playing PlanetSide Arena?

Last month, Daybreak officially revealed its first truly new game in several years: PlanetSide Arena, a large-scale battle royale title set in the...
Caw! Polly is no longer the apex predator!

Atlas struggles to right a ship that is carrying thousands of hopeful players as the global pirate war begins

If you predicted that Atlas' launch would be a hot mess, then give yourself a hearty pat on the back (and, really, join...

The continuing early access launch saga of Wildcard’s new pirate MMO Atlas

(We're updating this post at the bottom as the drama unfolds!) Marking its third delay since its announcement just two weeks ago, Wildcard's pirate MMO...

Leaderboard: What was the best mobile MMO of 2018?

While 2017 was a big year for mobile, 2018 was even bigger, as more and more MMORPG companies, from CCP Games and NCsoft to...

Wildcard’s new pirate MMO Atlas has been delayed yet again

If you've been refreshing Atlas' Steam page all day today (guilty), you might have noticed that it didn't actually launch into early access...

SteamCraft is a steampunk build-your-own-machine multiplayer shooter for 2019

Steampunk aesthetics mean never having to ask why you have a steam-powered car with turrets on the sides and a gigantic Tesla coil sticking...
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Ashes of Creation’s Apocalypse is now expected to launch this afternoon

It's been a bit of a slow start for Ashes of Creation's Apocalypse mode, which was meant to launch yesterday following the deployment of Intrepid's new website, but as the game's Twitter account chronicled, that didn't quite happen thanks to "an issue on the deployment." However, as of this morning the site is live and downloading of the game has begun, though the game isn't actually up just yet.

‘Apocalyptic sandbox MMO’ Fear the Night is Snail Games’ new zombie survival title

Remember back when zombies were all the rage? Now even H1Z1 has decided zombies are passe, but here we are with the launch of...
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Torchlight Frontiers recaps the progress of its second alpha test

The second alpha for Torchlight Frontiers has guttered to a close, and it turns out that the players involved were fools of the highest...

Wargaming’s new OARPG Pagan Online launches next year

Grumpy over Diablo Immortal and Diablo III? Path of Exile not your cup of tea? Maybe give Pagan Online a peek for your...

Mortal Online devs will launch Mortal Royale to Steam early access today

So here's a thing that did not exactly make my list of favorite trends this year: MMOs transparently courting the battle royale market...

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...

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