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Black Desert’s Pearl Abyss addresses new succession skills, the Red Battlefield, and more

The devs of Black Desert have been busy collecting gobs of player questions, and now they have a number of them answered,...

Warframe shows off Empyrean gameplay as iDreamsky contemplates buying Leyou

Warframe is one of those game that just doesn't like to have things spread out when it comes to announcements. Much like RuneScape,...

You can start downloading Black Desert Mobile right now ahead of this week’s launch

Don't get too excited yet as it's not officially playable in the US just yet, but Black Desert Mobile is now available for...

Ashes of Creation’s cash shop nods to Game of Thrones as Apocalypse continues to lose players

Baby it's cold outside, but you can still dress up nice and fancy for the cold in Ashes of Creation with this month's...
How innovative.

At least one WoW Classic PvP server now appears to be 100% Horde

Did you think that the faction war in WoW Classic could never actually be won? Turns out it can, since it appears that

Fortnite will host exclusive Star Wars Rise of Skywalker scene at its in-game theater

Fortnite continues its run of Star Wars transmedia synergy with an exclusive broadcast of a scene from the upcoming Star Wars: The...

Star Trek Online fans mourn Deep Space Nine actor René ‘Odo’ Auberjonois

Another one of Star Trek's greats has fallen, as news broke out yesterday that Deep Space Nine actor René Auberjonois passed away from...

MMO Week in Review: Not all heroes (in Guild Wars 2) wear capes

Guild Wars 2 stole the show this week by dropping a mostly welcome update with new capes, a dynamic HUD, and quality-of-life...

Sea of Thieves outlines changes to sword combat and teases the Festival of Giving

Another weekly update from Sea of Thieves executive producer Joe Neate is out there, and this time around it's got lots of things...

The MOP Up: Mortal Online’s meaning of Christmas

What is Christmas like in a brutal and bloody sandbox MMORPG? To answer that, you'll need to head to Mortal Online for a first-hand...

Runes of Magic’s next update is bringing a new zone and challenging new instance

I'm not sure where Runes of Magic got the name "Chassizz" from -- presumably from a drunk guy asking for Cheez-Its -- but...

Hearthstone details its December 10 Descent of Dragons expansion

Dragons are coming to Hearthstone, and they're angry. Why are they always angry? Why can't dragons be more chill like Puff or the...

Make My MMO: The vanishing of Seconds from Silence

This week in MMO crowdfunding, Remember this past summer when we covered the emergence of Abstract Era's new sandbox MMO Seconds from Silence?...

Elder Scrolls Online players raise over $200k during the Slay Dragons Save Cats charity campaign

Well done, playerbase of The Elder Scrolls Online. You slew dragons, you saved cats, and you had a hand, however small, in raising...

MMOs you’ve never heard of: Past Fate, Rulers of the Sea, Legend of Mir Eternal, Dragon Raja, Fantasy Earth Genesis

Welcome back to another roundup of MMOs and MMO-adjacent games you've (probably) never heard of - or have totally forgotten about until now! First up:...

ArcheAge brings the ArchePass Compensation Box back after the ArchePass fails to launch a second time

There just doesn't seem to be any winning with ArcheAge Unchained and its ever-bellyflopping ArchePass. Readers will recall that it attempted to...
Fracking! Yes? No.

Betawatch: Fractured is working a test server for the weekend

Is everybody working for the weekend? Well, Factured is. Although the game itself isn't so much working as it is holding a closed test server....
There are lots of different defintions of penalty.

Ultima Online’s Jolly Roger update is officially live this week

Here we go: Ultima Online's last major update of 2019 is now upon us as the Jolly Roger has officially set sail on...

PSA: Warframe and Path of Exile hand out free goodies to Twitch Prime members

What do a grimdark MMOARPG and a hyper-futuristic action combat MMO shooter have in common? Lots and lots of adjectives! Also, they're giving away...

Red Dead Redemption 2 arrives to Steam (as a mess), as Grand Theft Auto Online plans a Diamond Casino Heist

If your social media timelines are suddenly filled with people loudly declaring they can "finally" buy Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC, that's...

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