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PSA: Lord of the Rings Online is slashing prices for the Helm’s Deep expansion

Lord of the Rings Online is notoriously reluctant to give any sort of price reductions for its expansions, so it's a good week...

Fallout 76 creates player ire by selling a food-saving refrigerator for $7

Have you ever gotten mad at a refrigerator? I know I have: The one in the apartment I'm in right now has a dripping...
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Blade & Soul is splitting damage types and adding new bracelets with the Storm of Arrows update

The next update for Blade & Soul is dubbed Storm of Arrows and that sounds absolutely horrifying. You might say "it's just a little rain"...

PAX West 2019: Examining mental health and community in upcoming MMO Destiny’s Sword

Eager players packed the Washington State Convention Center at this year's PAX West, each greeted with games ranging from high-profile triple-A titles to more...
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World of Warcraft’s private servers are emptying in the wake of WoW Classic, but they aren’t empty yet

So, who figured that the people playing World of Warcraft emulators would all jump ship in order to play on the official version of 
Thanks, I hate it.

Fortnite adds in the unfortunately named Moisty Palms with its perfect prop disguises

You there! Do you want to shoot people in an area dubbed "Moisty Palms?" No, probably not, but that is the exact level that 

Black Desert patches in PC Altar of Blood events, Xbox One s’mores promo

It's patch day once again for Black Desert, as Kakao is pushing out both new additions to last week's life skill master...

World of Warcraft outlines its improved recruit-a-friend program

Do you have a friend you want to drag with you back into Azeroth? Soon you will be handsomely compensated for the gesture, thanks...

Path of Exile cancels new lockboxes-within-lockboxes after ‘intensely negative’ feedback

So let's play a little round of bad news, good news with Path of Exile. Yesterday, with the Blight expansion not even a...

MMORTS Million Lords launches tomorrow – check out this exclusive trailer

Here's an MMO new to me and to the site: Million Lords. It's an MMORTS that rolls out of beta tomorrow and into...
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Final Fantasy XI brings new Ambuscade challenges and a new high-level fight for the future

The end of Final Fantasy XI's fourth expansion is back. In high-tier battlefield form. Yes, the latest version update has arrived and brought...

League of Legends promises improvements to events and game modes in a quick Q&A

It's not exactly an AMA or a Q&A of substantial length, considering Riot cherry-picked questions that tied to an overall topic, but League...
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RuneScape has cancelled the Weapon Diversity project, but not its goals

There was a noble goal at the heart of RuneScape's Weapon Diversity project: making every individual weapon type feel like a distinct choice beyond...

Sea of Thieves offers a preview of the wares for sale in the Pirate Emporium cash shop

So, Sea of Thieves is getting a cash shop with the release of the Smuggler's Fortune update on September 11th. Before you get...
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Massively OP Podcast Episode 237: Fallen Earth’s final glorious sunset

Justin and Bree tackle Fallen Earth's sunset, WoW Classic, going back to Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, Astellia Online's monetization, CCP's new MMO, City of Heroes, and a mailbag question on swatting.

Path of Exile announces a patch to address several Blight League bugs on PC

The Blight League update has arrived to Path of Exile, though it would appear that it has not done so completely unblighted if...

Blade & Soul provides a quick look at the upcoming Zen Archer class

Wednesday, September 18th, will see a Storm of Arrows rain down on Blade & Soul, and that storm is primarily caused by...
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Closers brings Seth to the battlefield today for pre-creation players

Gosh, why do people keep shoving monsters into things which are not monsters? The latest addition to the team in Closers, Seth, was just...
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Final Fantasy XIV’s third piece of fiction for the anniversary is one gigantic spoiler

So, hey, maybe you haven't yet finished the main scenario for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. That's fine, we're not judging what you do...

Star Trek Online Awakening is officially live today, starring Discovery’s Anthony Rapp

Star Trek Online Awakening is formally launching on PC today, with Star Trek Discovery's Anthony Rapp's voice and visage at the helm of...

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