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Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis kicks off its first world trial with the Stellar Grace Recovery Operation

It's not running around the open world of Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis collecting stuff to get a temporary buff, it's a "world...

Blade and Soul adds the new Soul Fighter spec and celebrates six years in the Soul Resurgence update

Blade and Soul is six years old and it's celebrating by letting Soul Fighters slap enemies at mid-range with glowing hands of divinity. This...

TERA is apparently sunsetting its Japanese servers in April

Bad news for TERA players, at least those who played on the Japanese servers: The game is closing down in that region in April. The...
Did you give this class a STAND?!

Blade & Soul offers a preview of the Soul Fighter’s upcoming Divine Hand specialization

Why should your Soul Fighter in Blade & Soul have to get close to an opponent just to kick them around? That seems to be...

One Shots: It’s not easy being green

Kermit the Frog famously said that "it's not easy being green." But I think he was an ungrateful amphibian who didn't comprehend that his...
Online, fine.

DC Universe Online permanently bans ‘egregious’ exploiters and removes exploited XP gains

In mid-December of last year, DC Universe Online had outlined actions taken against exploiters of a bug that landed with Update 119, indefinitely suspending...

Elyon adds the archer, balances all classes, and revamps RvR in today’s update

It's go-time for Kakao's Elyon: The Archer class is live with today's update. Readers will recall that Elyon, once called Ascent: Infinite Realm and developed...

DC Universe Online is turning 11 years old, and it brought you a huge present

If you missed our DC Universe Online stream last night, you might have missed the fact that Daybreak's superhero MMORPG is celebrating its 11th...

The Stream Team: Happy 11th birthday DC Universe Online!

Massively OP's MJ was all set to commemorate DCUO's 11th birthday early, but the servers denied her entrance. That's understandable, it takes time to...

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis will support Nvidia DLSS features in a February update

If you're trying to get more visual performance out of Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis but think you've exhausted all of your options,...

Vitae Aeternum: Explaining New World’s level 30 wall

If you've been paying any amount of attention to New World, you've probably heard of the dreaded "level 30 wall" - the idea that...

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis focuses on level cap raises and urgent quests, pushes back Summoner class to late 2022

As we make our first steps into the new year, the developers of Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis have set their sights forward...

Into the Super-verse: A look back at superhero MMOs in 2021

Superhero fans were not lacking in news, games, and events this past year, and there's always the promise of much more to come in...

Daybreak bans over 800 ‘egregious’ bug exploiters in DC Universe Online for Christmas

While Update 119 of DC Universe Online brought plenty of things to the game intentionally, one thing that was unintentional was a pretty serious...

Choose My Adventure: All the MMOs you made us play in 2021

It’s been quite a year of Choose My Adventure columns, hasn’t it? We did a pretty good random skip around of different games, in...

The 2021 One Shots Awards, celebrating your best MMO screenshots

Welcome the final One Shots column of 2021! As promised, this week we'll take the briefest of breaks from sharing recent submissions for the...

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v5.0

It has been another thrilling year of exploring the relatively unknown or forgotten lands of MMORPG history here in The Game Archaeologist. From projects...

Battle Bards Episode 207: Seeing Red

Have you ever gotten so mad that you literally saw red? Better yet, have you ever heard the color red when you’ve listened to...
Now we're gundagood.

End-of-Year Eleven: The best MMO updates and expansions of 2021

Some years are just bulkier than others when it comes to updates for existing MMOs. That's the nature of the beast. Some years just...

TERA Console’s latest patch adds new dungeons, a new enchantment level, and treasure maps

Whether you want to plunder loot from a dungeon or plunder loot from a treasure map, the newest update to TERA Console has got...