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Make My MMO: Temtem’s early access, Dual Universe’s metaverse

This week in MMO crowdfunding, Dual Universe's Jean-Christoph Baillie chatted up GamesIndustry.biz about the development of the game, suggesting a game that's...

MMO Business Roundup: Guild Wars’ art book, Day of Dragons drama, Red Dead hackers, FogBank layoffs, and more

Welcome back to another roundup of MMO (and MMO-adjacent) industry news! Guild Wars' art book: If you happened to read our swag guide ahead...

Legends of Aria adds a ‘Grand Bazaar’ to spur economy

The economy of Legends of Aria is about to get a shot in the arm. The team, identifying that isolated player shops weren't...

EVE Online player makes a 1 million PLEX bid for charity

Last week, we reported on a PLEX for GOOD charity event being run by EVE Online to benefit the Australian brush fires...

Following studio layoffs, Frostkeep is sunsetting Rend in one week

Earlier this month, we reported on layoffs of unknown size at Rend developer Frostkeep Studios. Now, the studio has admitted that it'll...

Betawatch: Temtem moves into early access with just a bit of shakiness

Oh, Temtem, things looked fine when you were waiting to go into early access. You even had a cute trailer! And then...

Stardew Valley announces worldwide sales of over 10 million copies

Even if it feels like an edge case, sometimes dreams do come true, though perhaps lone developer Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone never expected this:

Bless Unleashed shares open PvP changes and casts a spotlight on the PvP-minded Court of Ravens Union

Around mid-December, the devs of Bless Unleashed explained that the game's open PvP was due for some changes and outlined a few...

Korean MMORPG Summoners War: Chronicle launches globally in 2020

We're positive you won't remember this because we sure didn't, but at G-Star way back in 2017, Com2uS trotted a bunch of its...

Fortnite delays next chapter to February 20 to upgrade physics engine

You know what's not cute? Developers announcing delays while visually redacting information. This is how Epic Games has chosen to announce the delay and...

ArcheAge looks back at 2019’s updates and unveils the second season of the ArchePass

While 2019 was certainly a bouncy one for ArcheAge and especially ArcheAge Unchained, Gamigo Group would rather accentuate the positive by looking...

MMO Business Roundup: Tencent, Ubisoft, Rockstar, energy, Creativerse, and Cold Iron Studios

Welcome back to another roundup of MMO (and MMO-adjacent) industry news! Tencent: Just before Funcom and Tencent announced the Chinese gaming giant was angling...
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Albion Online is fixing up Elite Dungeon loot and fame along with Hideout issues

The Queen update for Albion Online is a big one; it's arguably something of a killer. Unfortunately it also killed a few things...

Inside Star Citizen discusses miroTech’s moons and shows off the Cutlass Red space ambulance

The first Inside Star Citizen of 2020 is here, and it's a compact little bundle of new information for players of the developing...

Get your PvP on with Elder Scrolls Online’s Midyear Mayhem event

Just a month ago we were all about peace on earth and presents and goodwill. Well, that's over now. Now you have to scramble...

Saga of Lucimia announces tentative launch date of Q4 2021

Over the course of 2019, Saga of Lucimia went relatively quiet on the publicity front. It closed its pre-order store for stage...

Grimdark MMO Mad World resurfaces with new updates and explanations for alpha delays

You folks remember Mad World, right? The isometric, grimdark Jandisoft MMO that's missed several testing and Steam deadlines now? Back in November,...

Jeff Kaplan explains why Overwatch matches are not getting a ban phase

Some competitive-minded PvP games have a phase where each team decides which characters are banned from joining in, and there appears to be a...

Fallout 76 previews Wastelanders’ NPC factions and towns

Delayed to 2020 as part of the disastrous Fallout First announcement, Fallout 76's Wastelanders expansion is digging into details of what players can...

WoW Classic’s Alterac Valley is getting camping, premade, and honor changes

Ah, Alterac Valley. You were so much fun in World of Warcraft back in the day! And yet it seemed as if Blizzard...

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