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These are the online gaming companies supporting reproductive choice and healthcare for workers

When news of the impending overturn of Roe v. Wade in the United first leaked in early May, so few games companies spoke up...

Massively Overthinking: The second big five MMOs

So here in the MMORPG genre, we've been working under the assumption for the last few years that the "big five" MMOs that dominate...

Vindictus opens the Cavern of Enmity raid and hands players free gear for the summer

The latest raid added to Vindictus features a suitably dramatic name and a lady who was sealed inside of it for unexplained reasons, and...

One Shots: High times in the High Isles

Are you venturing into the Breton Isles in Elder Scrolls Online this month? If so, you'll find yourself in good company, as Joey49 is...

Multiple MMOs mourn the passing of voice actor Billy Kametz

Fandoms of gaming and anime were shocked by the sudden news of the death of voice actor Billy Kametz, who unfortunately passed away from...
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You can watch – but not play – TERA’s last quest before its shutdown

TERA's remaining days are sadly few as of this writing, as the long-running action MMO is scheduled to close its doors on June 30th....

DC Universe Online makes Superman an ally and hands out Pride cosmetics in Update 125

At long last, you can tell people in DC Universe Online that Superman is your friend and actually prove it's true by summoning him...

Blade & Soul’s Cursed Legacy update goes live

Ready for a new legendary dungeon, new accessories, and some returning events in Blade & Soul? Then you're ready for the Cursed Legacy update,...
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‘Power demands sacrifice’: Conan Exiles is teasing a big reveal

If you've been keeping an eye on the Conan Exiles Twitter account lately, you know that Funcom, which barely even acknowledged Age of Conan's...

PSO2 New Genesis’ frost-filled Frozen Resolution update goes live

Even though we're just into the month of June, players of Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis would do well to dress their characters...

Blade and Soul opens the Namdo Shrine dungeon this week

Just when Blade and Soul's players thought that they had explored every inch of Nykarri Island, NCsoft had a surprise left in store. The...
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Global Chat: DC Universe Online lacks that ‘wow factor’

Are you heading into the summer season with the intent of sampling MMOs that you've never touched before? If so, then you'll find Virtual...

One Shots: Check out my nifty bone collection

Some might come upon giant piles of bones in MMORPGs and assume that the Evil Presence is trying to be super-intimidating, but nothing could...

PSO2 New Genesis runs down Frozen Resolution features and additional updates landing in June

Yesterday saw Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis release another NGS Headline video, and as one might expect, it's all about this month's updates,...

Perfect Ten: Weird ways we heal each other in MMORPGs

One of the most important implications of the virtual worlds we visit is that they all boast medical care far above and beyond anything...
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DC Universe Online delays episode 45 to 2023 over ‘staff shortages’

DC Universe Online's executive producer Landon "Panderus" Falls has offered players a roadmap of updates planned for the rest of 2022 and just beyond,...
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Blade & Soul outlines fixes coming to materials, event rewards, and the broken Soul Boost meter

Community feedback for some of the latest content added to Blade & Soul has been coming in fast and thick, prompting a forum thread...

One Shots: Modern vampire home decorating

Forget the dusty castles and damp basements of your father's Transylvania; the modern, on-the-go vampire has a refined taste that apparently includes neon caskets...

Four Winds: Remembering TERA’s wild start and in-game politics

Well, the TERA sunset thing caught me off guard. I don't play TERA, but I was always under the impression that the game was...

EG7 Q1 2022 financials: EG7 has canceled Daybreak’s Marvel MMORPG

Remember earlier this month when NetEase announced that Jack Emmert was heading up a new NetEase studio called Jackalope Games, meaning that he was...