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Shards Online’s June newsletter talks player-run servers, taming, and more

Citadel has published the latest issue of its Shards Online newsletter. Project lead Derek Brinkmann pens an intro that touches on everything from worldbuilding...

Skysaga gives PvP to the masses

Skysaga's burgeoning community has a new way to grow closer today, as the game has opened the doors of its PvP arena to testers. Alpha...

Trion: Devilian has ‘all the features of your dream ARPG’

Now that Trion's newest MMO import is no longer cloaked in secrecy, the Devilian team is excited to get out there and talk about...

Eleven makes slow but steady progress on Glitch remake

A new state of the project post is up over at Eleven, stating that while the game is struggling with tech issues that's preventing...

Trion welcomes action-RPG Devilian into its fold

After a cryptic teaser site posted last week, Trion Worlds is finally ready to make its big announcement: The studio will be publishing Korean...

Albion’s summer alpha is underway for founders

Albion's summer alpha is officially a thing, if you're a legendary founder, that is. Sandbox Interactive updated its website with a post that highlights...

HEX prepares for July’s Armies of Myth card set

HEX is about to get a whole lot bigger. The MMO/card game hybrid is getting ready to release its third set to players on...

Trove on graduating Beta University and heading into the real world

The stages of pre-launch development always conjure some measure of protection for a fledgling video game. It may be rough, but that's OK, it's...
Open the door, get on the floor, fly on a pterodactyl, you are doing this wrong.

Betawatch: June 26th, 2015

Is there anything as marvelous as finding out that your game got so heavily exploited that the whole game needs to be wiped? If...

Gloria Victis delivers whopper of an alpha update

It may just be one of Gloria Victis' biggest updates yet. The pre-alpha fantasy sandbox patched in several new and improved systems to the game,...
She's a knockout.

Overwatch shows off Zarya and Bastion gameplay in new videos

The early Overwatch gameplay videos continue moving through the cast with a robot that has the heart of a human and a woman with...

Welcome to MassivelyOP’s ARK: Survival Evolved server

I'm still enjoying ARK: Survival Evolved quite a bit, and as such I figured I'd set up a dedicated server for the MassivelyOP community. It's been...
Please, let this just be me.

TUG’s new tech update is so big that all players must start over

The bad news is that TUG players can no longer load up and play any of their saved games. The good news is the...

Gloria Victis inviteth thee to dump burning oil on the heads of thine enemies

I can't imagine anything more disheartening than going over to a friend's house, knocking on his door, and being coated by burning pitch as...

E3 2015: Life is Feudal isn’t just another gankbox

I'm standing with my PR contact at the Life is Feudal booth when suddenly a guy with a thick Russian accent walks up to me,...
Make My MMO

Make My MMO: June 20, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, Voxelnauts pulled the plug on its own campaign. Not to worry, though, as the sandbox virtual world "will...
It lives!

Betawatch: June 19th, 2015

You could be forgiven for sort of forgetting about The Division. No matter how much it might have interested you at first, the game...

See a pair of high-octane Overwatch matches

Got a few minutes? Then we've got some action eye candy for you, straight from the land of Overwatch. Blizzard recently released two videos of...

Punching dinosaurs in ARK: Survival Evolved

Five minutes after I logged into ARK: Survival Evolved, I punched a fish. A few moments later, I punched a tree. Shortly thereafter, I...

Eternal Crusade reduces scope, promises earlier delivery

Are you willing to take a swirl of good news and bad news with your alpha? Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade fans have no choice,...