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World of Warships makes history come alive (and shoot you)

In honor of World of Warships' official launch today, we're celebrating what makes this naval combat game come alive. Previously, I explored the...

World of Warships leaves drydock for live waters

The majestic aircraft carriers and battleships of World of Warships are sailing into battle today as the game transitions from beta to live. "Captains,...

Atom Universe takes the theme park model literally

The metaphor of the MMO as a theme park has been used heavily over the years, but in the case of Atom Universe,...

‘SWG 2.0’ Divergence Online hits alpha 3, launches Indiegogo campaign

If Divergence Online sounds familiar, that's because it's been in pre-launch testing for a few years already. This week, it's entered its third...

MUD devs cancel Kickstarter project to make other games

Open world crafting sandbox MUD made a splash on Steam's Greenlight earlier this year, but its Kickstarter drive wasn't quite as successful....

Mythros builds an MMO out of Minecraft

We've certainly been witnessing a rise of Minecraft-inspired MMOs over the past year, including Trove and SkySaga. Now there's an MMO that...

Kingdom of Loathing mulls mobile version and spin-off, prepares for annual convention

There's a lot going on for the punny browser game Kingdom of Loathing, so let's bring you up to date on all of...

RPG MO whips up an indie free-to-play sandbox

Someone must not have spread the word that "Mo" is our thing, but that's OK; we're not jealous. Apparently there's a new indie MMO...

Eco finishes its Kickstarter with over $200,000 raised

Survival sandbox and learning environment Eco finished out its successful Kickstarter run overnight, raising $202,760 and just reaching its epic justice system stretch goal. Strange Loop...

Otherland opens its early access doors today

Does Otherland hold potential to be an immersive MMO? Fans today will get to find out as the title opens up its early...

Not So Massively: Grey Goo’s $75k tournament, Nexon’s LawBreakers

Valve announced that Dota 2's Reborn update will be released to the live servers in the next few weeks. Online RTS

Anime MMO Onigiri coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 ‘soon’

The anime-saturated Onigiri is about to make the leap from Japan to the west on consoles as a free-to-play MMO. What we have here is...

A wicked hive of synth and vibrancy: First impressions of Otherland

I first covered Otherland, the Gamigo-turned-Drago MMORPG based on Tad Williams' sci-fi book series by the same name, at

Horse World Online gallops into our hearts

Clear the slate of your gaming plans for the near future, friends, because we're here to tell you that your dream game has arrived:...

Wild Terra delivers an isometric sandbox medieval world

Looking for an up-and-coming sandbox that isn't some weird jumble of voxels? Wild Terra would respectfully submit that you check out its isometric...

Eco as an academic tool: Educating with PvE survival and permadeath

Like the idea of survival games, but not PvP? Wish your class involved video games? Maybe you want to doom humanity to choking itself...

MUD’s Ben Walsh on the female character stretch goal and Kickstarter ambition

The sandbox known as MUD -- not to be confused with actual MUDs -- launched an ambitious Kickstarter this week, provoking the MMO...

Mobile game replicates the World of Warcraft raid healing experience

Healers are the often unsung heroes of any MMO raid, spending hours staring at health bars while the rest of the group gets to...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Am I the only one who doesn’t enjoy Guild Wars 2 datamining?

I know, I know: Solid information about Heart of Thorns is coming really slowly from the Guild Wars 2 PR machine, making...
There's not a whole lot of blood coming out of this stone.

MUD launches its Kickstarter following a successful greenlight

MUD is not a MUD. It's inspired in part by MUDs, but the game itself is meant as an open world crafting sandbox driven...

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