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]

Here are the progression servers up for vote in EverQuest

Classic EverQuest's dev team casually announced last week that it has plans for new progression servers, signalling that at least Daybreak...
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Today’s Repopulation patch makes ‘massive changes’ to combat

If you're looking to test The Repopulation this morning, well, it's going to be down for four to eight hours. That's the bad...

Rumor: Hearthstone may be prepping a Blackrock Mountain adventure

What's next for the ever-hot Hearthstone? Hearthhead reported that a data mining expedition has uncovered references to Blackrock Mountain dungeon cards, meaning...

Guild Wars 2 rethinks the defiance system for Heart of Thorns

Just when you thought it was safe to enter an expansion jungle, think again. The Guild Wars 2 dev team is hard at...
Shroud of the Avatar

Shroud of the Avatar upgrades to Unity 5 for Release 15

Shroud of the Avatar's Release 15 begins today. In fact, it begins this morning at 11:30 a.m. EST. The new build features...

Guild Wars 2 will implement first-person POV in March

File this one under things we didn't see coming: ArenaNet has just announced that it will fulfill a long-running fan request by adding a first-person...
War Thunder

War Thunder’s ‘Big Guns’ patch adds IL-2, B-29, and more

Gaijin announced a "major update" for War Thunder this week. The 1.47 Big Guns patch adds the game's largest tank (the...

SMITE adds the warrior Bellona to the fray

SMITE has taken another giant step forward as the MOBA has introduced its first true female warrior to the champion pantheon. Bellona is...

League of Legends adds Bard, the Wandering Caretaker

Do you like roaming around and picking up random junk on the ground? Then you might be the perfect player type to handle

Path of Exile has plans for ‘years’ of expansions

A rather extensive (and we do mean extensive) Path of Exile developer Q&A revealed that the game and studio is growing nicely....

Guild Wars 2 allows you to preview locked dyes

Want to know exactly how that new dye is going to look before you drop some serious money on it? Guild Wars 2...

Skycastles take flight in TERA’s newest patch

Hope you're not afraid of heights, for skycastles have arrived in TERA. The gravity-defying guild houses are just part of yesterday's Patch...
Guns of Icarus

Guns of Icarus now has a ship knockback cannon

It's been a long while since we checked in with Guns of Icarus, and shame on us for that! Muse has released...

World of Warcraft goes live with Patch 6.1

It may be one of World of Warcraft's smaller content updates, but Patch 6.1 still squeaks into that category with several quality-of-life...

Ultima Online is working on a new expansion

Broadsword has today announced that it is working on a new expansion for the classic Ultima Online sandbox. Time of Legends, the devs say in...

TERA dungeon triggers player controversy

A new TERA dungeon named Ghillieglade has raised the ire of European players who discovered that the "extremely easy" instance delivers...

Final Fantasy XIV’s gold saucer patch is live

In its bid to prove that it's got wacky in spades, Final Fantasy XIV has launched the much-anticipated 2.51 patch, an unassuming name...

Order and Chaos Online update adds dungeon, wheel of fortune

It doesn't look like peace is coming any time soon to Order & Chaos Online. In fact, a fallen angel named Annemone has...
Sometimes, of course, we don't care about things like balance.

Check out a video tour of Guild Wars 2’s Revenant

Are you looking forward to the newest addition to Guild Wars 2's class lineup, the Revenant? Do you stay awake at night wishing...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best game-within-a-game in the MMO space?

Jef and I were talking this past weekend about something Star Wars Galaxies got really, really right: the Jump to Lightspeed expansion, which...

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