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]

Mad World shows off its improved skill system, but no Steam in sight

While the cross-platform hack-and-slash MMO Mad World was supposed to arrive on Steam this fall, it looks as though the project is...

The MOP Up: Echo of Soul returns

Korean MMO Echo of Soul is now back on Steam early access after the title was shut down back around 2015 and...
Pshew, pshew, pshew!

Rend’s newest patch adds in the first selection of artifacts

Let's get something out of the way very quickly. Wielding Mjolnir in Rend will probably not allow you to fly, nor will it give...
Shocking!

Dungeons and Dragons Online sells out $300 season passes, talks Sharn expansion

Wondering just who -- if anyone -- would plop down $300 for a two-year "season pass" to Dungeons and Dragons Online? Turns...
HELLO FROM THE OTHER SIIIIIIIIIIDE

Blizzard scales back Heroes of the Storm development cadence, esports, and dev team

If you wondered how Blizzard MOBA Heroes of the Storm was performing, today's announcement should serve as a pretty good clue it's...

Pokemon Go explains the philosophy underpinning its new trainer battles

Why are there different leagues for trainer battles in Pokemon Go? Because Niantic is familiar with the game's competitive scene, that's why. The...
Sure, it's probably better-looking.

Otherland discusses the process of improving visuals and performance at the same time

Graphical quality is an ongoing struggle. On the one hand, developers want to make the prettiest game possible; on the other hand, no one...

Enter to win a MapleStory pet package in honor of the Black Mage showdown

Move over, MapleStory 2 - it's your big brother's time to shine, as MapleStory-the-first has patched in the final chapter of its Black...

Hyperspace Beacon: First impressions of SWTOR 5.10 ‘Jedi Under Siege’

Faith in BioWare products has been waning as of late, but Star Wars: The Old Republic seemed to always maintain a core fan...

LOTRO loses its lead designer, starts Yuletide with two new instances

Santa's bringing both coal and presents to Lord of the Rings Online players this Christmas. First, the coal. Long-time Lead Designer Ben "Dr Octothorpe"...

Shroud of the Avatar expands fishing and teleporting with today’s release

Shroud of the Avatar's final update of the year is live later today as Release 61 hits the ground running and the...

Final Fantasy XIV unveils its site for patch 4.5

The only way to the next Final Fantasy XIV expansion is through the last patch of this expansion, just like the only way...

Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland is out, but Blizzard World is struggling

Holiday Blizzard World is live in Overwatch! Oops, nevermind! Well, it was live earlier this week briefly as the Winter Wonderland rolled out...

Midweek Mop Up: GTAO, Ubisoft, Path of Exile, Heroes & Generals, Foxhole, Vindictus, Crew 2, War of Rights, and more

It would not be unfair to say that this week has been one of the most news-heavy weeks of the year, to the point...

Fishing angles to bait TERA’s players in the BAF Masters update, now live

"The hottest leisure time activity since binge-watching has finally come to TERA!" No, it's not nitpicking grammar errors on Reddit or arguing in the YouTube comments...
It's a bribe, Charlie Brown.

Defiance 2050 and Defiance brings the Solstice Strike on December 17

Even in the ruined world of Defiance 2050, people are still gathering around to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. What would that be?...

Runes of Magic unleashes the Snowflake Festival, new zone, and new multi-mode instance

Yes, Runes of Magic is still around, and in fact, it's still getting updates, including the one that's rolled out this week. The star...
Overpowered.

LOTRO tests new Anvil of Winterstith raid, Beorning and Burglar changes

Would you rather be mauled by a bear or backstabbed by a Burglar? Either way, your hypothetical future is about to get a lot...

The Stream Team: Jumping into SWTOR’s Jedi Under Siege

New content off the port bow! Jedi Under Siege, the next chapter in the SWTOR story, has released, and Massively OP's Larry and MJ...

Black Desert’s new Archer and tree decorating events are live as Pearl Abyss sets up shop in California

Hope you got your proto Archer rolled in Black Desert because he's live as of today and you can actually log him in...

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