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Nexon announces Riders of Icarus, an aerial combat, action-adventure MMORPG

Nexon has just announced a new "free-to-play action-adventure MMORPG" Riders of Icarus, whose highlight is apparently "exhilarating aerial combat unlike anything ever...
Much like TERA, having a discussion about this game's attitude towards women is mostly a matter of shaking your head in exasperation.

Leaderboard: What’s your opinion of Blade & Soul, one week in?

On Friday, we updated our beta impressions of Blade & Soul with fresh impressions after a week of play, and the...

Get your time travel on with Dark Era

While time travel has certainly been done as part of MMO quests, could an entire game revolve around the sci-fi concept? Dark Era,...

Overpower melds fantasy arena matches with RPG progression

Is your MMO a little on the slow side? Need a jolt of excitement and danger to go with your love of RPG progression?...

The Black Death takes survival games to a grim era

Survival games aren't always the cheeriest of places (after all, you have to have something to survive against), but a new game might make...
I want to like you a lot.

Launch impressions of Blade & Soul: Combat, story, questing, and flow

Every time I play Blade & Soul, I'm really playing a different game, which I dub Why Don't I Like You More? The...
Into the sunset.

City of Steam is shuttering on January 31st

In the heady days of yesteryear, we believed that removing the need to download a client would be the key to unlocking more people...

Here’s how Hero’s Song’s gods and races work according to Smed

How do gods work in Hero's Song? What races can you play? John Smedley's just posted a new and lengthy explanation on

Paladins aims for more MOBA-like gameplay, less customisation

When Hi-Rez Studios first revealed its upcoming online shooter Paladins, people immediately started comparing it to Overwatch and the slew of...

Sacrament splits its game world up by tiers, introduces the Sniper

The "jack of all trades" indie MMO Sacrament is still in its design docs stage, occasionally releasing batches of information and concept...

Smed’s OARPG Hero’s Song adds $15 Kickstarter pledge tier

Were you a little puzzled by the fact that the Kickstarter for Smed's OARPG Hero's Song was offering a $25 base pledge when...

Check out post-apoc sci-fi MMORPG Trinium Wars’ reveal trailer

Sci-fi and fantasy post-apoc fans are in for a treat today as Hanmaru Soft and InselGames have formally announced Trinium Wars for PC....

Pixelart OARPG Dragon of Legends launches on Kickstarter

Smed's not the only one launching a pixelart OARPG on Kickstarter today: Thrive Games has just revealed Dragon of Legends. Dragon of Legends...
Pre-burned.

Interview: Fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss is working on Smed’s OARPG, Hero’s Song

Among the dream team John Smedley assembled for Hero's Song -- studio Pixelmage's new 2-D open-world ARPG -- is Patrick Rothfuss, an acclaimed fantasy...

Exclusive Interview: John Smedley reveals Hero’s Song, his new open-world OARPG

Today, we finally learn what John Smedley has been working on since he resigned from his decades-long role at Daybreak. The industry veteran has...

Giveaway: Clash of Avatars open beta bundle keys

A few weeks ago, we mentioned that Clash of Avatars, a cutesy anime browser MMORPG, had entered alpha, and today, it's heading into...

Blade & Soul is live; here’s the launch roundup, gallery, and trailer

NCsoft's Blade & Soul formally launches in the west today, having spent the last few days in headstart. To celebrate how far it's...

Knight Online launches on Steam next week

The day has come for Knight Online. The old-school medieval MMORPG, first released in Korea in 2004, is being reborn on Steam on...
This is why we can't have nice things. Or maybe it's exactly why we can have nice things. It's hard to be sure.

Winning Putt is a free-to-play golf MMO in open beta, and yes, you read that correctly

We live in a world where Winning Putt exists. It is a golf MMO. There are no epic endgame raids against the...

The Stream Team: Blade & Soul’s headstart

Although Blade & Soul doesn't officially launch until the 19th, the headstart begins today. And that means MassivelyOP's MJ gets to jump in and...

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