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New World’s Fury of the Spriggan event descends upon players next week

Just in time for the Memorial Day holiday here in the US, Amazon is launching the Fury of the Spriggan event in New World....

Amazon appears to confirm Throne & Liberty will be a free-to-play title when it launches in the west

With Throne & Liberty delayed for the zillionth time and yet another round of betas still on the way, would-be players have had a...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 422: Two Lord of the Rings MMOs to rule them all

Justin and Bree discuss Amazon's new LOTR MMO (again), LOTRO's King's Gondor, WoW's Fractured in Time, official WoW Classic hardcore, Diablo IV, FFXIV, and financials for NCsoft, Square, and Pearl Abyss, with adventures in LOTRO, SWTOR, and SWG Legends.

New World devs talk loot, progression, crafting, and the player-driven economy

On this week's Forged in Aeterum, Amazon's Senior Systems Designer Tony Morton and Product Owner Phil Bolus sit for a discussion on New World's...

Amazon has revived its Lord of the Rings MMORPG, now collaborating with Embracer

Amazon and Embracer announced this morning that they're building a new MMORPG based on The Lord of the Rings. To understand what the heck is...

New World yanks some of its seasonal challenges for being too challenging

New World's first seasonal pass hasn't been the smooth, exciting experience that Amazon hoped it would be -- and now the studio is taking...
Springtime, etc.

New World improves quest progression, Springtide Bloom event, and world economy with its latest patch

Has this ever happened to you? You've been having a lovely time in New World collecting tokens for the Springtide Bloom event because you...

NCsoft Q1 2023: NCsoft confirms Throne & Liberty’s delay to back half of 2023

NCsoft's Q1 2023 financials have arrived, and it wasn't the best quarter for the Korean gaming giant, which saw both mobile and PC games...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 421: Beyond time and space

Justin and Bree discuss Star Trek Online Unraveled, SWTOR Old Wounds, Gamigo's move out of MMOs, Chrono Odyssey's reveal, EVE's 20th anniversary, LOTRO's new raid, and Villagers and Heroes' housing patch, with adventures in LOTRO, WoW Classic, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on WoW's wild lore.
How nouveau

New World video talks test server phases and why buggy patches still sometimes happen

It's not exactly a secret or even controversial to state that New World has had some glitchy releases over its lifespan. Heck, it's not...

Vitae Aeternum: A love letter to all that New World does well

When you spend a lot of time in an MMORPG, it can be easy to become bogged down in all of the game's foibles....

New World patches in massive buffs to the humdrum Springtide Bloom event

If you found that the Springtide Bloom event in New World was a bit on the grindy side as our own New World players...

Lost Ark sets its May patch – and the Slayer advanced class – to roll out next week

Amazon's Lost Ark has found a pretty comfortable patch cadence in its first year of life, so you're unlikely to be surprised at the...

The Soapbox: MMO housing is so much more than a frivolous feature

When The Sims launched in 2000, what seemed like a dull and laughable concept on paper proved to be one of the most compelling...
It's not for sale. Sort of.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 420: The New, Mad World of Warcraft

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's content cadence, the Microsoft Activision-Blizzard buyout, Blizzard's messy financials, WoW's 10.1 patch, the end of forums for New World and Lost Ark, the death of a whole class in MapleStory, the messy launch of Mad World, and the surprise return of Fractured, plus adventures in LOTRO and Star Trek Online.

Amazon deep-dives New World’s baddies and examines corruption as a sentient force

Another episode of New World's Forged in Aeternum has arrived, this one helmed by Amazon narrative director Rob Chestney, lore master Aaron de Orive,...

Lost Ark previews the powerful Slayer while ushering in the first Maykoko Fest

A new class -- or, more precisely, advanced class -- is heading to Lost Ark this month in the form of the Slayer. This...

The Stream Team: Picking flowers and possible fights in New World’s Springtide Bloom event

It's seasonal event time in New World once again, and that means MOP's Chris is looking to get in on the action live on...

New World is finally letting players create multiple characters on a single server

Earlier this week, following the merge of 11 New World servers, MOP's New World columnist Tyler noted that he'd joined an unusual club: the...

Lost Ark previews Ebony Cube, the evolution of boss rush wave dungeons

As the May 10th patch approaches for Lost Ark, the Amazon team responsible for rolling it out is deep-diving some of its content as...