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Here are 10 key differences between original vanilla WoW and WoW Classic

It is probably important to realize that no matter how carefully Blizzard developers recreate the early days of World of Warcraft for WoW...
Details, details.

The Repopulation updates players on LODs and inventory following water damage

Unfortunately enough for the developers currently in charge of The Repopulation, the universe was not happy with keeping the game's player-facing updates humming along...

City of Heroes: Homecoming concurrency, Rebirth and Reddit’s i24 servers, and the future of basebuilding

I had wondered whether the slow-drip release of World of Warcraft Classic this week would dampen enthusiasm for other games' rogue servers and...
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Elder Scrolls Online’s Elsweyr early access has begun as players grumble over the cash shop

We're just two weeks out from the official launch of Elsweyr in The Elder Scrolls Online, complete with new zone, new Necro class,...

A side-by-side comparison of World of Warcraft’s graphics in Classic and Battle for Azeroth

Computers get faster and better with time. Graphics that require a decent GPU in 2011 can be displayed at much higher resolution in 2019...

Ship of Heroes is hoping to roll out its character creation beta in July

Ship of Heroes may be the youngest City of Heroes spiritual successor, but it's also the most likely to hit beta first:...

Ex-Cryptic Studios artist decries ‘harmful’ video game lockbox designs based on slot machines

A 3-D character artist who previously worked at Cryptic Studios on Champions Online and Neverwinter has come out swinging against lockbox...

MMO Week in Review: A feast for MMOs in Guild Wars 2, WoW Classic, and City of Heroes

Not at all for the first time, Guild Wars 2 and World of Warcraft announcements clashed rather hard this week, as ArenaNet...

The MOP Up: Dauntless’ forums are down for a month as the game goes offline until Tuesday

No doubt that you have heard about Dauntless' launch on Tuesday, May 21st. And while that marks a new beginning for the monster...

Armored God is a mobile MMORPG that lets you summon angry monsters

If you like the idea of Pokemon but would rather your summoned monsters have a harder edge (or at least more spikes and pointy...

The Survivalist: What ever happened to the smaller survival sandbox MMOs?

With big name survival games getting ignored developmentally, you have to wonder what's been going on with the smaller titles. After all, we've got...

Make My MMO: Star Citizen’s monthly studio report for… April

This week in MMO crowdfunding, we're in the back half of May now, and you know what that means: a rather belated studio report...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: Dark Domain, Habbo Hotel, Project Eternal, Stein.world, Zezenia, LaTale W

Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMOs and MMO-adjacent titles you've never heard of (or have totally forgotten about!). We've got a...

City of Titans’ primer gets you up to speed on this superhero MMO

With City of Titans picking up development steam, the team figured that this would be an opportune time to put out a...
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Betawatch: World of Warcraft Classic’s beta testing has officially begun again

If you tested World of Warcraft back before it launched, this week's surprise launch of the World of Warcraft: Classic beta test might...

Warface is going to Mars for some co-op action

Shooting enemies on this boring old rock of ours we call Earth? Pfft. Child's play. Shooting enemies on Mars? Now you're talking, and I'm...

Survival sandbox roundup: War of Rights, DayZ, Conan Exiles, Astroneer, Atlas, and Ark

It's Friday, and you know what that means: A solid week of MMORPG news has pushed a whole bunch of survival sandbox news off...
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Final Fantasy XIV previews the all-important updates coming to Mahjong for Shadowbringers

It seems like Shadowbringers is just around the corner (to the extent that 42 days is "just around the corner") and Final Fantasy XIV players...

Riot Games isn’t budging on labor dispute even after employee walkout

As we've previously covered, employees of the League of Legends studio Riot Games walked out last week in protest over the company's...

The Elder Scrolls: Blades focuses on player feedback and its place at E3 this year

Apparently, Bethesda wants to talk to players about its mobile game The Elder Scrolls: Blades that was launched to early access last...

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