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Ashes of Creation announces Alpha Two for 2024 and previews its updated event system

Remember when Ashes of Creation promised that its Alpha Two build wasn't years away but also not right around the corner? That vague hint...
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Betawatch: Corepunk has begun testing, but you aren’t invited – yet

So we've been waiting a long time for Corepunk to start testing. The good news is that it finally has done so, but considering...

Star Citizen showcases a new mission and new global event currently in development

Star Citizen's quarterly series of video digests is once again being used to look into the space sandbox's nebulous future, as CIG is offering...

Star Citizen begins dishing out CitizenCon tickets to buyers and introduces a new CM

Star Citizen's big convention is just under a month away, and those who bought tickets to go to the event in-person are now seeing...

MMORPG sandbox BitCraft sets alpha for early 2024, picks up Austin Wintory and Rachel Hardy for the score

Earlier this week in our coverage of BitCraft's crafting and economy deep-dive, we pointed out that studio Clockwork Labs has been teasing something big...

Pantheon Rise of the Fallen defends its art direction shift as more performative and less generic

Followers of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen know by now that the game has a new lick of visual paint as Visionary Realms pulled...

VR MMO Zenith revamps its skill tree to be more visual and impactful

It's out with the old talent system and in with a completely revamped design over at Zenith. The virtual reality MMORPG unveiled its full...

Solarpunk cozy MMO Loftia opens preorder store with Kickstarter perks

Loftia surprised everyone when it became the largest MMO-ish Kickstarter to fund this year - and it's not even finished generating cash by the...

Project Crawl is a medieval fantasy PvPvE extraction game entering alpha today

Are you maybe looking at playing a game like Dark and Darker without worrying about whether copyright infringement allegations will shut the whole thing...

Not So Massively: The growing field of StarCraft II spiritual successors

StarCraft II ranks very highly on my list of my favourite games of all time, but while it remains popular, it is in maintenance...

Star Citizen previews cargo hauling and sound design, shares Arena Commander mode schedule

It's all about space truckin' and sound design once more with Star Citizen's weekend slate of videos, as the latest Inside Star Citizen episode...

Ultima Online is turning 26 years old today as New Legacy testing pushes onward

So, who wants to feel old this fine Sunday afternoon? Ultima Online has officially turned 26 years old as of today, and if you...
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Betawatch: The Wagadu Chronicles is gearing up for early access this year

We still do not have a firm date for The Wagadu Chronicles hitting early access; all we know is that it's still on track...

Star Citizen releases new Arena Commander updates, new ships, and gameplay adjustments in Alpha 3.20

Star Citizen is calling its latest alpha build "Fully Loaded," which is probably going to open CIG up to all sorts of obvious jokes...

Star Citizen confirms HDR support and what items will persist in alpha 3.20’s release

Looking to make your brights brighter and your shadows shadowier in Star Citizen? Then you'll be in luck once alpha 3.20 goes live because...
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Betawatch: Kingdoms of Elyria is no longer launching this year, quelle surprise

In what will surely shock anyone with the memory of a mayfly that has suffered severe head trauma and has gotten blackout drunk, Kingdoms...

Zenith begins testing Ascension patch and revamped starter experience

VR MMORPG Zenith is looking ahead to its next big update: It's called Ascension, and though it has no launch window just yet, the...

Star Citizen talks about the creation of a ‘true cargo career’ and player housing-like hangars in latest video

Star Citizen already has some space truckin' to be done, but that can arguably be seen as pretty bare bones overall. Making cargo hauling...
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Chronicles of Elyria studio tosses ‘quick release’ strategy after inking a licensing deal

Some train wrecks never know when to stop smoldering. You'll recall that at the top of 2023, Soulbound Studio's Jeromy Walsh vowed that the...

New indie MMO Legendarium Online claims inspiration from Ultima Online and Tolkien

Like a prairie dog popping its head above ground to check out the scene, a new indie MMORPG suddenly emerged to make its presence...