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Dauntless celebrates first birthday with The Middleman and matchmaking update

It's been a year now since Phoenix Labs's Monster-Hunter-inspired MMO Dauntless first commenced its closed beta testing. Now, as the game chugs...

Amazon is apparently batch-sending fresh New World alpha invites

It looks as if a new round of alpha invites are going to some folks signed up for Amazon's New World. Here's what the...

Interview: Bless Online on early access, pay-to-win, and its western refuge on Steam

Last night's bombshell that Bless Online is closing down its final Korean servers, leaving the game's Steam version in the west as the...
No, you can't be quite this evil.

Valve has finally decided to start moderating its Steam forums cesspool

Steam's forums are notorious throughout the gaming industry for being truly awful. Journalists across the industry have been pestering Valve for almost a year...

PSA: No, Gina Bruno is not leaving Elder Scrolls Online or Bethsoft

Last night, Elder Scrolls Online Community Manager Gina Bruno's Twitter account began blurting out a series of awful tweets that usually means only...

MapleStory 2 opens up character name reservations, announces registration event ahead of October 10th launch

The folks at Nexon are gearing up for the imminent launch of MapleStory 2, the sequel to the studio's popular free-to-play sidescrolling,...

Bless Online’s last remaining Korean servers are shutting down

Bad news for players of Bless Online in Korea: Neowiz announced today that the game is shutting down in that region...
Balance that mine.

Path of Exile is rebalancing its mines and offering more Sulphite

So Path of Exile had hit a minor snag with its Delve league insofar as people were not happy about how quickly one...

ARK: Survival Evolved announces third community modding contest

The ARK: Survival Evolved modding contest is coming back for a third round, in which Studio Wildcard will be challenging the members...

New War of Rights video shows off large-scale battle on updated Harpers Ferry map

In the latest episode of the George's Corner video from in-development American Civil War shooter War of Rights, Campfire Games Historical Advisor...

Dofus’s 2.48 update will implement Kolossium Leagues and overhaul pet system

Big additions are coming to Ankama's tactical-combat MMO Dofus in its upcoming 2.48 update, which will introduce Kolossium PvP Leagues and revamp...

Part one of Villagers & Heroes’ Wrath of the Black Thrush expansion is live

Will Wrath of the Black Thrush eventually become Villagers & Heroes' very own WOTLK? I dunno about that, but I do know it's...

World of Warcraft guild Method nets world-first Mythic Uldir clear, Blizzard introduces $75 mount-and-subscription bundle

Just over one week after Blizzard opened the gates to World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth's mythic Uldir raid, the raid...
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Final Fantasy XIV offers a UI guide and opens up its roleplaying server

It wasn't a feature of the game's most recent patch, but Final Fantasy XIV did something almost inconceivable yesterday: It opened up...

Red Dead Redemption 2’s multiplayer version, Red Dead Online, hits beta this November

When I mentioned I was writing this piece, one of my colleages politely asked why the heck we were covering Red Dead Redemption...

Neverwinter is completely overhauling its entire crafting system

It's shaping up to be a big week for crafting across the MMO space, and Neverwinter is getting in on the action. PWE...

Black Desert Online’s latest patch reworks Node War system, kicks off Beerfest event

This week's Black Desert Online patch introduces changes to the game's Node War system, marks the beginning of the three-week Beerfest in-game event,...

PWI celebrates its 10th anniversary, releases Redemption expansion

In celebration of its 10-year anniversary, PWI (aka Perfect World International) is receiving a new expansion, Redemption, that brings new zones, the new...

H1Z1’s PC ‘Z1 Battle Royale’ gets its first big update under its new joint studio today

When Daybreak announced its new investment and development partnership with NantWorks and Jace Hall set up shop inside the company, H1Z1 fans...
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World of Warcraft, Dungeons & Dragons Online, and other MMOs celebrate Talk Like A Pirate Day

It's time for everyone to once again pretend that saying "arr" after every sentence makes you sound like a nautical criminal, and internet culture...

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