Rumors

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We’re years away from an open beta for Amazon’s new Lord of the Rings MMO

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How far away is the next Lord of the Rings MMORPG? Years, fam, so get comfy where you are. The news comes via Wccftech,...
All over again.

WoW Factor: A wild theory for World of Warcraft’s Shadowlands

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I don't have quite as much as I would have expected to say about Shadowlands so close to its launch. Part of that is,...
Who taught you math?!

Activision-Blizzard lays off more support staff, this time in the Asia-Pacific region

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(This piece has been updated with Blizzard's confirmation and an updated headcount of those affected.) UK publication MCV/Develop is reporting today that the global redundancies...
No screenshots yet, obviously.

The folks working on Raph Koster’s Playable Worlds MMO provide clues into what it’ll be

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If like many hardcore MMORPG players you're keeping half an eye on the very early MMO development at Playable Worlds, the studio Raph...

Destiny 2 fans clamor over some datamined story hints ahead of Beyond Light

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With only a couple of weeks left before the Beyond Light expansion arrives to Destiny 2 on November 10th, an intriguing leaked image...

Aion KR teases possible classic server, Aion EU brings update 7.7 to the early access server

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There's some new scuttlebutt out of the world of Aion, specifically from different parts of our world. One of the most intriguing pieces...

World of Warcraft may be getting ready to test Burning Crusade Classic

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While it hasn't been officially announced, The Burning Crusade is all but assumed to be coming to the World of Warcraft Classic scene,...

‘Welcome back Freelancers’: It looks like Gamigo might be reviving Atlas Reactor

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The date is June 28th, 2019. It's the crack of dawn. And Gamigo has just sunsetted Atlas Reactor, one of the multiple Trion...
One brings the light.

Rumor: The next Final Fantasy XIV expansion is titled Forspoken

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It's that time once more, when Final Fantasy XIV fans have scoured trademark registrations to discover the title of the next FFXIV expansion! After all,...

Wandering Monster Games Twitter account suddenly surfaces with cryptic Just Survive hints, possibly from Daybreak

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Back in July of 2019, Daybreak Games filed a number of curious trademarks that seemed to suggest that the MMO studios under its...
Want to dig the depth.

World of Warcraft developers discuss endgame loot tables, Chris Metzen acknowledges Warcraft movie sequel rumor

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The endgame mechanics for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands are still under a degree of scrutiny by players, to the point that the developers have...

Bungie appears to deny rumors of acquisition talks with Microsoft

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What would the gaming world look like if Bungie went back underneath the Microsoft umbrella? It looks like we'll never find out as the...

Funcom is teasing a big announcement for Conan Exiles next week

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Funcom apparently got up this morning and said, you know what, let's tease a thing. There's a ticker counting down on Conan Exiles'...

Six years after planning a Steam launch, Ultima Online might finally be launching there

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Ultima Online studio Broadsword has been teasing all year that it had a big announcement coming for the game this year after...
Wow.

Rumor: A new version of the Nintendo Switch is due out some time next year

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Everyone likes the Nintendo Switch. It's a solid console that's portable and fun and useful. About the only thing it's lacking is some hardware...

Rumor: Halo Infinite may drop Xbox One support, delay to 2022

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It may not be a good idea to base all of your hopes and dreams on Halo Infinite at this point in time....
Leaving port.

Did Amazon just sign on to be Lost Ark’s western publisher?

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Last night, Amazon announced that it's signed on to an exclusive publishing agreement in North America and Europe with Smilegate, specifically to

Rumor: Halo Infinite leak suggests a free-to-play multiplayer experience

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So, who had Halo goes free-to-play on the summer 2020 bingo card? OK, not really, but a leak circulating on the internet today suggests...

Rumor: The next Fable may be an MMO

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Could the Fable series be heading in a massively multiplayer direction? A blazing hot rumor is searing its way through the internets this week...
Impending.

Naoki Yoshida dismisses Final Fantasy XVI directorship rumors

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The rumors have flown around about Naoki Yoshida being attached to Final Fantasy XVI as the game's director. In fact, the rumors have been flying...

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