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Marvel Future Revolution hypes up its universe-merging story in a video

I'm going to be honest, specific details are pretty scant here, but there is a new video from the folks at Marvel Future Revolution that talks up the upcoming mobile MMO's multiverse and its story. Sort of. It's a lot of lip service, but since the game is a few weeks removed from its PAX East floor...

Atlas patches in fire bolt ammo for ballistas, bug fixes, and quality-of-life improvements

After yet another span of silence, piratical MMO Atlas has once again piped up with a new version update that adds, among other things, some fiery new ammunition for the ballista weapon, some quality-of-life adjustments, and a list of bug fixes. The hot item (get it?) is the Ballista Fire Bolt, which is specially designed to set fire...

Darkest Dungeon joins a PvP circus for one last show

Fans of the grimly narrated Darkest Dungeon gave low chuckles at seeing Red Hook Studios put up a preview of a new PvP feature on April 1st -- but it turns out that this was no jape. A day later, Red Hook Studios confirmed that the acclaimed dungeon crawler indeed is slated to get multiplayer in the form...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 266: Feline fine for April Fools

Justin, Bree, Carlo, and Ben discuss April Fools, Elyon, Elder Scrolls Online, Black Desert, RuneScape, City of Heroes, World of Warships, SWG Legends, LOTRO, WoW Classic, Legends of Aria, shortie races, and gaming disorder.

Trove’s Bunfest offers new spring event content for Gamigo’s voxelbox

My five-year-old literally woke me up this morning chattering excitedly about "Bunfest" in Trove. Not bunnies - buns. She was insistent that this was important. As it turns out, she hadn't lost her mind, even if I'd lost sleep: Gamigo is actually putting a new event into Trove for the spring festive season this year, and it is...

EverQuest II discusses solo content, crafting, and auto-attack updates in a podcast

Kyle "Kander" Vallee, creative director for EverQuest II, has recorded and shared the third episode of his Kander's Candor podcast, which talks about, among other things, the viability of solo play and updates in the works for crafting and auto-attacking in the MMORPG. On the subject of solo play (which he seems to liken to casual play), Vallee...

RaiderZ reboot shows off progress on basic attack improvements and the skill socket system

Developer Masangsoft has posted a new progress update video for its reboot of RaiderZ, showing off some new updates in terms of improved basic attack speed and a skill socket system among other things. The video opens up with a demonstration of how the game's basic attacks used to work, noting that their slow speed led to players...

Star Citizen’s Pillar Talk discusses friends list features and better persistence in alpha 3.9

The next alpha update for Star Citizen has its fair share of big-ticket items -- the New Babbage area, the prison, new missions, new ships -- but the most recent episode of Pillar Talk is about some of the smaller yet no less important features that 3.9 is bringing to the table - mostly. Cloud Imperium did...

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace ragequits during an official esports racing event

So apparently NASCAR is hosting an esports event featuring real drivers in a simulated series of races in the racing sim title iRacing. Readers will recall that this sort of thing isn't unique with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic; many motorsports events are being held digitally. It's during one such race that NASCAR drivers Bubba...

Guild Wars 2 Super Adventure Box reopens next week, plus somebody bought the golden sink

Finally! ArenaNet had previously announced that Guild Wars 2's Super Adventure Box, inarguably the best April Fools' event in all of MMO land, was being postponed a smidge into April so as to both avoid overlapping the new event and make it more festivalish. And now, we've got a hard date for the content, and my kids...