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Smedley’s new game won’t have microtransactions

John Smedley's Twitter account continues to provide interesting food for thought related to his next project as well as the industry in general....

Stash combines tabletop gaming, infinite leveling, and turn-based combat

If you have been looking for an MMO that's different in just about every way conceivable and draws upon nearly two decades of...

Lineage II: ‘Classic hardcore is back’

Lineage II formally launched on Steam this week, complete with a fresh-start server, Zaken. There are even server firsts rewards, mostly pirate-themed...

Escape from Tarkov brings realistic military action to MMOs

There's a new player on the MMO scene, and this bad boy wants to do military action right. The game in question is Escape...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s immediate future

I imagine that the launch of Heart of Thorns was quite a bittersweet event for the ArenaNet gang: The sense of relief and...

Dogma: Eternal Night brings MMO vampires to Kickstarter

Do you need a game that's so dark that if it were any darker it'd be a pure black rectangle on your monitor? Are...

Arabic-language MMO Areeb World releases on Steam

It's not common at all to see Arabic-language MMOs release in the west, which is why the recently released Areeb World might merit some...

Not So Massively: LoL pro Doublelift kicked from e-sports team (November 2, 2015)

Online gaming and e-sports are getting bigger by the day, and there are literally hundreds of popular online games out there that don’t really...

Cibele looks at falling in love in MMOs

Last week we asked you if you had ever been in a relationship with someone that you met through an MMO. This apparently...
I suppose the alternative of saying that this was a poor decision wouldn't have worked.

Asta’s producers have hopes that the game will find its audience in the west

The situation with Asta is an unusual one - it's an import, but it certainly failed to find its audience within its native...

MMO Burnout: Rebel Galaxy

I wanted to like Rebel Galaxy more than I do. That's not to say it's a bad game at all; on the contrary it...
Maybe that's the horrible, fundamental blade that sits at the heart of every nudge forward. That if you're forced to really ask yourself for honesty, you realize that love is just a word you use to justify doing hard work for someone who never thanks you in a way you find meaningful or satisfying.

The Park is not single-player The Secret World, but it might be even better

Let's just put our cards on the table: The Park is not the single-player offering that The Secret World fans have been...

Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns launch diary: How to fix an expansion iteratively

I know I promised you an entry that focused on the changes to the in-game economy as my next installment to the Heart of...

Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns launch diary: Gaining masteries and lessening the grind

I've had the whole weekend with Heart of Thorns now, and I'm progressing very nicely in both the story and masteries. I've still yet...

Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns launch diary: Initial impressions

I've now put a solid day of playtime into Heart of Thorns, so I decided that it was finally time for the first...

‘Hardcore Russian’ MMO Sphere 3 aims at open beta

Do you often find yourself bemoaning the carebear environment of current MMOs and missing the "good old days" of unrelenting player killing across virtual...

War of Rights brings multiplayer to a Civil War setting

Civil War reenactors might have a new type of outlet if a current Kickstarter project has anything to say about it. A game that's been in...

Chaos Theory: Sneaking into The Park with Joel Bylos

Decisions, decisions. When you are invited to a special sneak peek of The Park, the upcoming single-player game based on The Secret...

Sword Coast Legends has officially launched today

After a couple of delays over the past few months, Sword Coast Legends is now live on Steam and officially celebrating...

Elite Lord of Alliance is in beta as of today

Elite Lord of Alliance, or ELOA if you'd prefer, has begun its initial beta test. Webzen sent out a press release earlier...

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