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MMO Week in Review: Franchise revivals for EverQuest and EVE Online

It's been a big week for gaming thanks to Unity's self-owns and the UK's preliminary approval of the Activision-Blizzard buyout - and a big...

Diablo’s Inaris and Lillith are among the guest characters being sold in Call of Duty Season 6

The current iterations of Call of Duty are apparently going to be absolutely awash in things when Season 6 arrives to Modern Warfare II...

UK government body ‘opens the door’ for Microsoft’s buyout of Activision-Blizzard in preliminary approval

The long shoving match between Microsoft and the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) looks to be nearing its final stretch. The CMA has...

Hearthstone announces the Fall of Ulduar mini-set’s September 19 release

Nothing brings the party to a digital CCG quite like an unknowable extraplanar Old God who is, according to the wiki, "responsible for many...
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Overwatch 2 promises regional rollout of moderation features, naming crackdowns, and text chat tweaks

The Defense Matrix posts out of Overwatch 2 are primarily focused on " the cheating, disruptive chat, and griefing issues that negatively impact many...

Diablo IV’s latest patch applies promised seasonal XP earnings adjustments

The Um of Aggression sounds like someone forgot what the item's name is meant to be ("It's the um... of aggression... Goblet? Satchel?"), but...

World of Warcraft contemplates buyable trader’s tender and an old world revamp

We all learned about World of Warcraft's Guardians of the Dream patch in terms of its overall location and content offerings yesterday, along with...

Activision announces rollout of AI-assisted voice chat mod tools for its Call of Duty series

Keeping toxic voice speech under heel in FPS games might sound like a Sisyphean effort, but Activision is giving it the old college try...

Perfect Ten: Times when MMOs brought about world-shattering cataclysms

The notion of an in-game cataclysm is hardly the sole domain of Activision-Blizzard; on the contrary, large-scale apocalypses pop up all the time in...

Diablo IV summarizes gameplay features and quality-of-life coming in October 17 Season of Blood

We already got a trailer from Gamescom out of Diablo IV, but now we've got a bit more information about October 17th's Season of...
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UK CMA confirms block of Microsoft’s acquisition of ActiBlizz, prompting a restructuring of the deal

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority continues to be a hard hurdle for Microsoft and Activision-Blizzard to clear. As a refresher, the UK government...
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The MOP Up: EVE Online’s Fanfest has officially sold out

Well, that's it: EVE Online's Fanfest is officially sold out this year, so if you were hoping to snag a ticket at this late...

World of Warcraft is off to the dragon rider races with its Kalimdor Cup event

Dragon riders, start your... lizards? Not engines; the dragons of World of Warcraft don't have engines. Regardless of how players motivate their dragons to...

Diablo IV temporarily disables player trading after gamers discover an item and gold duping exploit

It looks as if there's another exploit that's upending things in Diablo IV. One of the OARPG's community managers has confirmed on Reddit that...

Diablo IV patches up to address issues with Druid skills, quests, dungeons, and UI

Apparently there were a whole lot of bugs crawling around in Diablo IV, and not the kind that you would explode with your chosen...

Diablo Immortal launches a PvP event, temporarily changes gem drop rates, and makes its PC release

Today marks another update for Diablo Immortal that brings a host of events and updates for the mobile OARPG. Or at least the formerly...
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Perfect Ten: Every expansion era of World of Warcraft ranked

For a long time, I have been considering this particular column just because, well, it's an obvious one. If you have a column whose...

This WoW Classic addon adds AI-generated voiceover to every quest NPC in the game

There is a lot of quest text to read through in World of Warcraft Classic, so the prevailing solution has been to absolutely blitz...

Overwatch 2 enlists John Cena to hawk August’s PvE story missions – and the associated bundle purchase

It would appear as if Overwatch 2 is going to some lengths to promote August 10th's Invasion update. Blizzard decided to introduce a hacker...

Hearthstone welcomes this summer’s Titans card set

It's expansion week for Blizzard's Hearthstone, as the digital card game welcomed its latest 145-card set: Titans. This xpack includes the new Forged and...