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Path of Exile’s devs say its performance issues are down to ‘calculation complexity,’ not the engine

The word "performance" is being kicked around the Path of Exile community kind of a lot lately, but lest you think Grinding Gear...

Here’s where Frontier stands on Elite Dangerous’ September patch bugfixing

In the wake of Elite Dangerous' September patch, which ostensibly added a new newbie tutorial and revamped the cash shop to use...

Astellia Online is launching into its first headstart tonight – are you playing?

If you picked up the Legendary Pack for Astellia Online, then launch day is tonight for you, as the headstart begins at...

Star Citizen nibbles on space rocks with a look at FPS mining

Last week, the video digest from Star Citizen was all about exploring caves and what you'd find within them such as mining...

Legends of Aria implements optional premium sub, drops base game price permanently

If you remember the beginning of 2019 - yes, it's been like 100 years this year, but try - you'll recall that the

Police nab WoW Classic DDOS suspect who tanked the game earlier this month

World of Warcraft players -- especially those in WoW Classic -- should still remember the highly annoying DDoS attacks that hit...

Maelstrom’s naval style of battle royale goes free-to-play

Okay, so what if there's a battle royale game, except the land is water, the collapsing ring is an ocean infested with giant sea...

EVE Online shares the numbers from the Aether Wars: Phase Two event

The second phase of EVE Online's tech demo for Aether Wars has long since come to a close, but there was still...

Sea of Thieves celebrates talk like a pirate day with sweet Twitch loot

Dang, I almost forgot it was talk like a pirate day! If you aren't into LOTRO and World of Warcraft's take on the...
Now don't kiiiiiiiss

Learn about storytelling and art design from the Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers leads

At this point most Final Fantasy XIV fans are familiar with the name Natsuko Ishikawa, the main scenario writer for Shadowbringers. She's the one...

Dungeons & Dragons Online launches a new MacOS client

If you're playing Dungeons & Dragons Online on an Apple desktop, you're going to need to change clients. The existing MacOS client for...
Oh my!

Funcom’s running a free-play weekend for Conan Exiles, Conan Unconquered, and Age of Conan

Conan fans, this unlikely weekend is your moment to shine, as Funcom's making all the things free free free. First up is Conan...

No Man’s Sky kicks off a new community research event and fixes numerous bugs in Update 2.12

There's a fresh update for the (now) multiplayer sci-fi survival sandbox No Man's Sky that provides a reason for more people to come...

PlanetSide Arena has officially launched into early access – here’s the new trailer

Delays are in the past: "Massive" battle royale PlanetSide Arena is officially hitting early access today, rolling into what Daybreak is calling the...

Albion Online details improvements coming to the Outlands in the Queen update

The open PvP regions that make up the Outlands of Albion Online need some adjustment. At least that's the gist of what director...
Old and busted.

Someone in RuneScape spent $62K on microtrans according to UK Parliament report

Remember last year when we polled our readers on how much money they'd spent on their Steam accounts? Most people seemed to track...

City of Heroes Homecoming is now banning accounts for… real-money trading

If you thought you could get away with a bit of gold-selling or gold-buying on the side while participating in City of Heroes'...
This isn't it.

World of Warcraft’s new black market auction house goodies are unveiled

Ah, the sinister black market auction house in World of Warcraft. It's not quite like a normal auction house, but instead a place where...

Chronicles of Elyria marks its crowdfunding anniversary with a contest and more crowdfunding

Most MMO anniversaries are to mark a game's launch date, but since Chronicles of Elyria still hasn't quite completed development yet, it has...

Lord of the Rings Online begins testing the new Stout-Axe Dwarves

Ever since we got word that a new Dwarf racial variant was on the way to Lord of the Rings Online, we've been...

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