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So it goes.

The button is not an MMO… but it’s sure something

Two days ago, Reddit launched its April Fools' Day prank. It's a button. A single button with a countdown timer next to it...
This is what it looks like.

Nexon acquires South Korean mobile developer

Nexon announced today that it is acquiring all outstanding shares of mobile maker Boolean Games. MMO Culture reports that "terms and details...
Guns of Icarus

Guns of Icarus needs players with stamina this weekend

How would you like to help test a new feature of steampunk airship shooter Guns of Icarus? The latest Muse newsletter has...

Need a Guild Wars 2 story refresher? Here you go.

Whether you've played through Guild Wars 2's living story to date and haven't kept every detail straight or you need some help in...
Springtime for ArcheAge.

ArcheAge producer examines the Archon class

Trion's latest ArcheAge PR push centers around "underplayed off-meta PvP builds that synergize exceptionally well with the introduction of Secrets of Ayanad."...

Mu Online adds the Grow Lancer and a new season

Mu Online's about to get a bit bigger next Tuesday with the advent of Season X. See kids? Roman numerals haven't gone out...
Vainglory

Vainglory 1.3.0 adds Vox, match viewing, and more

If for some reason you want to play a MOBA on your mobile device, well, I guess Vainglory has you covered. The title's...
Prettier than this.

Codemasters CEO leaves company to join Jagex

There's a new boss in town at Jagex. Rod Cousens, previously the CEO of Codemasters, has moved shop to be the...
Sad Cortana

Microsoft forces modded Halo Online launcher offline

Remember last week when Microsoft announced that Halo Online was a Russian exclusive? That didn't sit so well with a group of...

Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain opens for business

Blackrock Mountain, the second solo adventure pack for Hearthstone, is now live in the game. Well, we should say that the first...

‘Big damn patch’ arrives in H1Z1

There are patches, there are big patches, and then there are big damn patches. H1Z1 updated with the latter today, adding in...
I'm in deep space, can't see my face, I've been a minor for a heart of space.

Elite: Dangerous is now available on Steam

Have you yearned to play Elite: Dangerous but could not due to arcane rituals preventing you from playing any game that is not...
SMITE

SMITE patch adds Medusa, clan system [Keys gone now!]

The latest SMITE patch is no joke: It features Medusa, whose speed and high burst damage support what Hi-Rez calls a "more...

Cabal II reveals its ‘Abysmo’ unique dungeon system

You can color us surprised at the response to Cabal II, ESTSoft's inbound action MMO, but fortunately North American gamers won't have to wait...
Who do you pray to when you're the deity? Do you say 'oh my' a lot?

Skyforge open beta due out this summer

Ready to rock with the gods in Skyforge but not ready to pay for a founder's pack? You won't have to wait much...

Diablo III previews upcoming Season 3 rewards

Diablo III players who want to take part in a brand-new season of play don't have much longer to wait. The third season...

EverQuest II cuts expansions, debuts DLCs with Rum Cellar

With everything that has happened over the last couple of months, players are understandably curious and concerned about of the future of Daybreak...
Fifteen years, what?

Habbo arrives on Android devices

Habbo is probably not a game that occupies a big chunk of your mental real estate, due in no small part to the...

Crowfall reorganizes after Kickstarter, prepares for summer pre-alpha test

While Crowfall may be running silent following its Kickstarter campaign, it doesn't mean that the team is coasting. On the contrary, things might...
Guns hurt more when you're shot in the back, I can only use this gun for that, sorry, don't make the rules.

SWTOR’s outfit designer loses weight restrictions

Here's some good news for all you Star Wars: The Old Republic fashionistas. The game's upcoming outfit designer will not feature armor weight...

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