Updates

We’re not even going to try to sort out the patches from the updates from the iterations from the campaigns and expansions and expanshalones. If it’s something going into an MMO that’s already out, it lands in this category! [Follow this category’s RSS feed]

Ultima Online kicks off Halloween but postpones vet rewards to next spring

Halloween comes to most MMOs, even to the 21-year-old ones. One. Yes, it's pumpkin spice season in Ultima Online. "With Publish 101 Britannia is...

EVE Vegas 2018: Player-built stargates and co-op Abyssal Deadspace coming to EVE Online this winter

CCP Games delved into detail on this winter's upcoming EVE Online expansion this weekend at EVE Vegas 2018, and it sounds like...

EVE Vegas 2018: EVE Online is finally getting a fair wardec system

In my latest EVE Evolved column, I looked into the unfair nature of highsec war declaration in EVE Online. This feature bypasses...

Warframe’s Fortuna expansion widens the open world this November

We've finally got a launch window for the Fortuna update that Warframe's Digital Extremes first revealed at TennoCon this past summer: It's...

Dauntless introduces a new behemoth, the Riftstalker

Something wicked Dauntless's way comes. This year's Dark Harvest has just gotten a whole lot darker with the arrival of a brand-new...

PlanetSide 2 Producer Nick Silva addresses Halloween event connection issues

Last week, Daybreak Games updated PlanetSide 2 with its Halloween event, Nanite of the Living Dead V: Seeds of Terror, but unfortunately,...

Lord of the Rings Online had to disable more content for fixes – this time it’s Harvestmath Festival quests

It just has not been Standing Stone's week, at least where Lord of the Rings Online is concerned. First it had to fully
Today, in Bad Forward Planning Theater.

WoW Factor: Examining excitement, accomplishment, and elitism in Battle for Azeroth

It's been a while, and for good reason. But now that we're nearly three months into Battle for Azeroth, the World of...

Enter to win a Star Trek Online Age of Discovery Starter Pack on PC from PWE and MOP

Age of Discovery officially launched for Star Trek Online last week in a well-timed TV tie-in. To celebrate the launch, PWE has granted Massively OP...
It is faintly possible that the developers just don't care much about you.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds offers matchmaking compensation in the form of a hat with headphones

So PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has had a wee bit of an issue with its matchmaking lately, but here's the good news: The development...

Hyperspace Beacon: Old characters, rumors, and nostalgia in Star Wars The Old Republic

I believe a game has hit an unusual place when players get nostalgic pangs for a game within the game itself. We see that kind...
Oh, cool.

Kritika Online Awakens the Valkyrie alongside its Halloween update

Halloween has arrived in Kritika Online, but that's only part of what the game's newest update has to offer. Sure, everyone who...

ArcheAge’s latest ‘server evolution’ process is underway

Yesterday, ArcheAge began the process of "server evolution," which is the name Trion Worlds has given to what is essentially a mass...
This... should be fine.

World of Warships patch 0.7.1 adds in Halloween submarines along with other tweaks

The spookiest possible thing in World of Warships is the submarine. We already learned quite a bit about these new nautical terrors

Lord of the Rings Online’s Harvestmath Festival is live

Lord of the Rings Online's Harvestmath Festival was briefly delayed, but now it's live in Middle-earth, a Halloweeny capstone for last...

Blade & Soul’s Blade & Ghoul Halloween event is here with reward and upgrade rebalancing

Halloween is officially live in NCsoft's Blade & Soul this morning as the Blade & Ghoul (yes really) event has kicked off....

MapleStory 2 producer’s letter addresses upcoming Style Crate changes and PvP reactivation

The first week of MapleStory 2's launch is officially drawing to a close, and Producer Jungsoo Lee has posted a new producer's blog...

TERA’s Dark Reaches update is live with new dungeons and Apex skills

Following a not-so-unexpected delay, En Masse Entertainment has released TERA's latest content update, Dark Reaches, and it brings with it...

Guild Wars 2’s Shadow of the Mad King is live for Halloween fun

Stop him if you've heard this one: "Two quaggans were walking in a cow pasture. The first turns to the second and says,...

Armored Warfare details upcoming improvements as part of its New Horizons project

Last month, Obsidian Entertainment and My.com announced the New Horizons project for their free-to-play tank combat game Armored Warfare, which aims...

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