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Finger guns and Vulcan ships target Star Trek Online’s ninth birthday

Pew pew! The noises by themselves aren't enough; you need the full finger gun action to really make an impression on everyone else. It's...
Huh.

Betawatch: Atlas addresses hacks and gets hacked

Screw you, hackers in Atlas! You don't get to ruin this game for people, according to the developers! They're working to fight...
Well, this isn't ideal.

Tree of Savior introduces class progression overhauls and new raids in Re:Build update

A massive shake-up has come to Tree of Savior with its latest update, the scope of which is suggested by its official title...

Torchlight Frontiers previews gear progression, redesigned alpha UI, and pets

It's been about a month since Torchlight Frontiers concluded its second alpha test, and the devs have been hard at work making changes...
Well, someone's having fun!

MapleStory 2 posts three-month feedback plan for gemstone, pet, and Meso improvements

January always seems to be a time of regrouping for MMO communities and studios, and Nexon is joining the trend with MapleStory 2....
this is fine

Nexon founder’s controlling shares in the company are now officially up for sale

Remember how Nexon's founder and 98.64% share holder Kim Jung-ju made it clear early this month that he was looking into selling his...
Knives out.

Diablo III patches in Season 16 while investors see a bright potential future for Diablo Immortal

The latest patch for Diablo III is currently available, and it adds the game's sixteenth season to the game. Of course, that's...

Blizzard lays out World of Warcraft’s esports 2019 plans, will crowdfund part of prize pools

Although Blizzard may have cut back on esports support for Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft's esports scene is...

Star Citizen: Hoverbikes, female character models, and item insurance

Who do you love now? HOVERBIKES. Yes, one of the key bits from this week's Star Citizen Around the Verse episode focuses...

Elder Scrolls Online is not launching a swag-stuffed physical collector’s edition of Elsweyr

One of the announcements oddly missing from the Elder Scrolls Online's Elsweyr hoopla earlier this week was one about physical swag for the...

Stewart Chisam will replace Erez Goren as CEO of SMITE company Hi-Rez Studios

Multiplayer online game company Hi-Rez Studios is seeing a leadership shuffle this week, as the man who's been CEO for 14 years is...

Dauntless introduces new dire behemoth, more character customization options, and bug fixes

The latest update to indie monster-hunting MMO Dauntless went live recently, and it brought with it a handful of new content -- including...

Ascent: Infinite Realm introduces the flying city Inventus, shows off new combat footage

Information continues to slowly trickle out of Bluehole Studios as it toils away on its upcoming sci-fantasy MMO Ascent: Infinite Realm, and...

Bethsoft is banning more Fallout 76 exploiters and teasing its free-for-all PvP mode

Even before Fallout 76 launched last year, the game was becoming well known for bugs of the exploitable sort. The most recent to...

Bungie reiterates its commitment to Destiny 2 long-term as it previews short-term goals

Since last week's revelation that Activision and Bungie were parting ways and sending Destiny home to live with its real dad - oh...

Breach hits early access with a blend of action combat and MMO dungeon crawling

Snowbound or bored this weekend and looking for something new to do? Breach arrived on Steam early access yesterday, bringing with it...
enchantment!

Aion outlines the changes to make the Enchanting system a bit easier

Do you like melting lots of good but unnecessary items to get your best item to have slightly better stats? If so, you are...

14-year-old golf MMO Shot Online is coming to Steam next week

Were you bummed out last year when Webzen's gold MMO Winning Putt closed down? Don't laugh - I was surprised at how...
We have your son in custody. We also have your older, fatter, balder son.

Final Fantasy XIV’s Korean community welcomes the Grandpa of Light

Longtime players of Final Fantasy XIV may well remember Isildaure, the elderly Elezen whose granddaughter Alianne accompanies him into joining the Scions and then...
Spoiling!

Sea of Thieves shrinks its install size, bans a ‘small number’ of cheaters

With many months' worth of updates and patches, Sea of Thieves has seen bloat happen in one undesirable locale: its game installer. Ergo,...

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