Updates

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Today’s Repopulation patch makes ‘massive changes’ to combat

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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 news....

Rumor: Hearthstone may be prepping a Blackrock Mountain adventure

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

Guild Wars 2 rethinks the defiance system for Heart of Thorns

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

Shroud of the Avatar upgrades to Unity 5 for Release 15

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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 Unity 5,...

Guild Wars 2 will implement first-person POV in March

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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 point-of-view...
War Thunder

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

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

SMITE adds the warrior Bellona to the fray

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SMITE has taken another giant step forward as the MOBA has introduced its first true female warrior to the champion pantheon. Bellona is a take-no-prisoners...

League of Legends adds Bard, the Wandering Caretaker

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

Path of Exile has plans for ‘years’ of expansions

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

Guild Wars 2 allows you to preview locked dyes

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

Skycastles take flight in TERA’s newest patch

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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 30.09. Guilds won't...
Guns of Icarus

Guns of Icarus now has a ship knockback cannon

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

World of Warcraft goes live with Patch 6.1

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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 improvements to...

Ultima Online is working on a new expansion

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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 a new...

TERA dungeon triggers player controversy

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

Final Fantasy XIV’s gold saucer patch is live

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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 for...

Order and Chaos Online update adds dungeon, wheel of fortune

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

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

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

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

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

EVE Evolved: Exploring EVE’s ‘new opportunities’

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This week saw the first concrete reveal of EVE Online's potentially revolutionary new Opportunities system, which promises to replace the current tutorial with a...

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