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Path of Exile’s revamped Hideouts make housing persistent in Betrayal

Hands-down, the most exciting thing to me - and I suspect maybe MJ too - coming out of the Path of Exile Betrayal...

Hyperspace Beacon: Everything you need to know about Star Wars The Old Republic’s guild changes

Since the launch of the game, guilds have been a real weakness for Star Wars: The Old Republic. For the longest time, I...

Gamigo compensates ArcheAge players for merge messes and Relics of Hiram delays

With promises about future content and revamps plus the launch of Relics of Hiram finally out the door, Gamigo is finally turning...

Amazon’s New World teases blacksmithing and ‘master craftsmen’

Look at these new New World blacksmithing screenshots. Consider it a Rorschach test. Some of you will perk up at the idea of crafting...

LOTRO brings back Bingo, blots out bleeds

Everybody's favorite hard-drinking, crazy-swimming Hobbit is back in Lord of the Rings Online. Standing Stone Games brought Bingo Boffin and his questline...

WildStar sunsets November 28 – and it’s still dropping lore

Salt in the wound here: Carbine, or what's left of it, has released this week another leg in WildStar's meta plot and the...

Defiance 2050 updates playerbase following Trion buyout, looks forward to the future

We haven't heard specifically from the Defiance 2050 team since last month when Trion was acquired by Gamigo and the majority...

Social art-curation MMO Occupy White Walls hits Steam Early Access

Modern MMOs are all too often centered around destruction, even if the things being destroyed tend to have it coming, but StikiPixels's free-to-play...

MMO designer Raph Koster lays out the component parts of making MMORPGs

Veteran MMORPG designer Raph Koster has up a new blog post that sheds some light on the many angles of developing an MMORPG. In...
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Lost Ark addresses player questions on open beta connectivity issues

After what seems to be forever, Lost Ark is in testing right now in South Korea. Or launch, depending on how you look...
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Crowfall examines its character creation for its first campaign

The first campaign for Crowfall approaches swiftly, which means it's time to take a close look at how you're creating your characters...

Warframe breaks open the Prime Vault, introduces hotfix for Fortuna update

While Warframe players are probably still busy helping out Solaris United, exploring Orb Vallis, and otherwise delving into the recently released Fortuna update,...

Classic MapleStory players will prepare to challenge the Black Mage in today’s big update

Lest you suspect that Nexon has abandoned classic MapleStory in favor of its bubbly new sibling MapleStory 2, the original is getting...

Project C promises ‘meaningful persistency’ in a single game world

It's been a while since we last checked in on the SpatialOS-powered Project C, which is being developed by ROKH studio Darewise....

Echo of Soul resurfaces in North America under new publisher

Free-to-play fantasy MMO Echo of Soul has had something of a turbulent existence, to say the least: It first launched back in...

Check out the trailer for Torchlight Frontiers’ Forged class

Oh yeah, you know a game is about to start really moving with its alphas when it starts dropping keys, business model blogs, and...

Brad McQuaid’s MMO Pantheon has snapped up Trion’s Linda ‘Brasse’ Carlson

Did you wonder where Linda "Brasse" Carlson was going to end up post-Trion Worlds' implosion? Because you had to know she'd end up...

Lavish multiplayer space sandbox Astroneer is finally launching in February

I have a rule that I'm pretty good at sticking to: I usually don't buy early access games. I've been burned too many times,...
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The Elder Scrolls Online slows down combat updates to focus on the shape of combat

There's been a lot of work done in The Elder Scrolls Online over the years to make combat feel better. Anyone who played...

Fallout 76’s launch marks the start of a post-nuclear multiplayer adventure

The latest chapter in the popular Fallout series is finally here, as Fallout 76 has launched globally. This prequel game brings a...

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