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Destiny is adding strike matchmaking to patch 1.1.1

If you've been having a hard time finding companions to help you through your weekly heroic strikes in Destiny, then Bungie is...
Yes, yes it is.

EverQuest Next may not be F2P

SOE Daybreak has been all about "F2P your way" for a couple of years now, but comments by EverQuest Next senior producer
Star Citizen

Star Citizen’s Roberts talks upcoming release schedule

How big is 2015 shaping up to be for Star Citizen fans? Pretty freaking big, if Chris Roberts' latest Letter from...
Shroud of the Avatar

Shroud of the Avatar talks economy, online vs. offline modes

This weekend's Shroud of the Avatar post is a big one. Update of the Avatar #113 explains how the game's single-player offline...

WoW and Destiny topped media mentions in 2014

This will probably not come as a shock to you, but a lot of press was talking about World of Warcraft and

Make My MMO: February 21, 2015

Welcome back to Make My MMO, a recurring column from Massively-that-was which covers crowdsourced MMOs of both the fully funded and the not-so-much...
Who has time for that?

Star Citizen’s space mining sounds pretty fun

Here's a novel concept: pounding space rocks into space dust could actually be fun! At least it appears that way in reading the latest...

Skyforge preps for NA and EU closed beta

Closed beta testing for Skyforge will be coming soon to North America and Europe, according to a new producer's letter. While Skyforge...
Pantheon

Pantheon video update shows visual upgrade, new art assets

Visionary Realms posted a new Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen video update this weekend. Creative director Chris Perkins narrates approximately four-and-a-half...

EverQuest Next severs ties with Storybricks

Daybreak continues to trim its asset portfolio, as the former SOE studio has cut loose artificial intelligence software company Storybricks from...

Betawatch: February 20, 2015

What do you get when you combine the the quirkiness of Glitch or Wakfu with the voxelboxiness of Trove? That'd be SkySaga,...
She's still got heels on, because of course she does. And the other armor set is barely scraps covering a woman's nether regions, because of course it is.

Diablo III previews the armor, powers, and rift improvements of patch 2.2

Diablo III's next major patch is a quality-of-life patch, meaning that it's not going to come with a huge influx of new...

Trials of Ascension attempts another Kickstarter campaign

Permadeath, corpse looting, and no mini-map: Will this be tempting enough to get the community on board with donations? Trials of Ascension hopes...
Biba

Ex-Bioware doc Zeschuk building virtual playground apps

When last we heard from Greg Zeschuk, it was 2012 and the games industry was swiftly receding in his rearview mirror. Now, though,...
Shroud of the Avatar

Shroud of the Avatar’s Starr Long on gameplay vs. graphics

Shroud of the Avatar executive producer -- and original Ultima Online director -- Starr Long was interviewed by The Escapist
Going for the one.

Elite is getting wings but not wing commanders

Elite: Dangerous lead designer Sandro Sammarco spoke with PC Gamer this week about the sci-fi title's upcoming 1.2 patch. The major...

Otherland beta test focuses on server stability

Otherland continues its trek back to public consciousness and notability after being dropped by Real-U and picked back up by Drago. Currently,...

Defiance switches up leads while ArcheAge and RIFT elaborate on game worlds

Trick Dempsey is out as Defiance's creative lead, but he's pleased to pass the project on to his successor: Carble Cheung. Cheung...

Star Citizen developers respond to feedback on Rental Equipment Credits

When Star Citizen recently announced its plans to sell temporary rental equipment this week, the online response was pretty mixed. While most...
Camelot Unchained

Camelot Unchained teases alpha start, ‘major feature’

Yesterday's Camelot Unchained update delivered quite a bit of good news to fans of the fantasy RvR sandbox. City State boss...

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