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Ragnarok Online 2 stumbles into maintenance mode as Gravity officially ends development

It looks like it's lights out for Ragnarok Online 2, Gravity Interactive's core sequel to the long-running Ragnarok Online (yes, there are several...

NCsoft West mobile studio Iron Tiger hit with layoffs ahead of Aion Legions of War launch

Remember back at the end of 2015 when NCsoft was talking up its reinvestment in western franchises and studios? One of its plans included...

MMO Week in Review: Elder Scrolls Online’s Elsweyr chapter heralds five months of cat memes

I wouldn't go calling Elder Scrolls Online's Khajiit catgirls and catboys to their faces, but we're sure to be tempted this summer when...

The MOP Up: WildStar suffers another indignity

Miss WildStar? Well at least there's the soundtrack to listen to on various sites, right? Nope! Apparently NCsoft pulled the acclaimed score...

Make My MMO: WoW’s esports crowdfunding, Legends of Aria’s spring delay

This week week in MMO crowdfunding, Blizzard is making its debut in this column, as it officially announced that it will be partially crowdfunding...

PSA: Grab three free Star Trek Online ships right now

Kicking off a week of free giveaways ahead for Star Trek Online, Cryptic's made a trio of Tier 5 (T5) starships available...

Classic MapleStory is bumping its level cap in next week’s Black Mage: New Beginnings update

Over in classic MapleStory, players are anxiously awaiting the launch of Black Mage: New Beginnings next week on the 23rd, which itself will...

The multiplayer Skyrim Together mod is about to hit closed beta

If you've been around the Elder Scrolls modding community long enough, you know that fan efforts to bring multiplayer elements to the franchise's single-player...

Fortnite is apparently fertile ground for doing crimes, like money laundering

Hey, you know what is fun? Money laundering! Wait, did we say "fun"? We meant "highly illegal and full of dire consequences." It's probably...

Finger guns and Vulcan ships target Star Trek Online’s ninth birthday

Pew pew! The noises by themselves aren't enough; you need the full finger gun action to really make an impression on everyone else. It's...
Huh.

Betawatch: Atlas addresses hacks and gets hacked

Screw you, hackers in Atlas! You don't get to ruin this game for people, according to the developers! They're working to fight...
Well, this isn't ideal.

Tree of Savior introduces class progression overhauls and new raids in Re:Build update

A massive shake-up has come to Tree of Savior with its latest update, the scope of which is suggested by its official title...

Torchlight Frontiers previews gear progression, redesigned alpha UI, and pets

It's been about a month since Torchlight Frontiers concluded its second alpha test, and the devs have been hard at work making changes...
Well, someone's having fun!

MapleStory 2 posts three-month feedback plan for gemstone, pet, and Meso improvements

January always seems to be a time of regrouping for MMO communities and studios, and Nexon is joining the trend with MapleStory 2....
this is fine

Nexon founder’s controlling shares in the company are now officially up for sale

Remember how Nexon's founder and 98.64% share holder Kim Jung-ju made it clear early this month that he was looking into selling his...
Knives out.

Diablo III patches in Season 16 while investors see a bright potential future for Diablo Immortal

The latest patch for Diablo III is currently available, and it adds the game's sixteenth season to the game. Of course, that's...

Blizzard lays out World of Warcraft’s esports 2019 plans, will crowdfund part of prize pools

Although Blizzard may have cut back on esports support for Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft's esports scene is...

Star Citizen: Hoverbikes, female character models, and item insurance

Who do you love now? HOVERBIKES. Yes, one of the key bits from this week's Star Citizen Around the Verse episode focuses...

Elder Scrolls Online is not launching a swag-stuffed physical collector’s edition of Elsweyr

One of the announcements oddly missing from the Elder Scrolls Online's Elsweyr hoopla earlier this week was one about physical swag for the...

Stewart Chisam will replace Erez Goren as CEO of SMITE company Hi-Rez Studios

Multiplayer online game company Hi-Rez Studios is seeing a leadership shuffle this week, as the man who's been CEO for 14 years is...

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