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New World’s devs deep dive the creation of the game’s lore

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Lore! Huh! Good God, y'all, what is it good for? Exploring the reasons behind New World's quests and setting (say it again)! Yes, it's...
Zeeeeero

Wisdom of Nym: Impressions of Final Fantasy XIV Gods Revel, Lands Tremble’s story beats

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Considering how I've had to spend my last week and change, I am really glad that this patch hit when it did. I wouldn't...
Tales of loss, and fire, and faith.

Final Fantasy XIV’s Natsuko Ishikawa discusses how the pandemic influenced Endwalker’s story

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It's been just about a year since Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker released. How's everyone doing with that story emotionally? Still crying uncontrollably when you...
You knew this image was going to show up at some point during these articles. Be thankful it only happened at the end.

World of Warcraft’s lead narrative designer Steve Danuser tries to clarify Titan waters affecting dragon whelps

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As of this writing, World of Warcraft: Dragonflight is not yet available for players, but already some of the new lore for the expansion...
Spiders!

Neverwinter offers a Drow-related reward for players along with an interview for The Way of the Drow

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Do you want some Drow? Neverwinter has plenty of Drow. The Way of the Drow is going to provide you with all the Drow...
Have a thing.

The Daily Grind: What’s an MMO setting you consider yourself very invested in?

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I've mentioned before in various contexts that I don't really have a strong emotional attachment to Middle-earth, but I can't really fault the people...
World Orlando Fontaine Warcraft, as always, is contractually obligated to show up here.

The Daily Grind: Who’s your favorite leader in an MMO world?

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Everyone likes a dashing leader in the MMO space, but a lot of times those leaders aren't very good at, well, leading. Bree and...
No king etc.

World of Warcraft offers a closer look at Arthas Menethil from the perspective of Jaina Proudmoore

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What do you know about Arthas Menethil, also known as the Lich King, also known as that former paladin who runs the roost in...
Here we go again.

Final Fantasy XIV brings back The Rising for its ninth anniversary

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If you had somehow missed that Critically Acclaimed MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV™ is celebrating its ninth anniversary this year... well, you could be forgiven....
Statues... gone? Bad?

Albion Online has a problem with statues disappearing from Conquerors’ Hall

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Clearly, aliens have arrived in the world of Albion Online and they are abducting the statues from Conquerors' Hall to make children cry. That...
Liberation-y.

EVE Online celebrates the Minmatar Liberation Day through July 19

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As a general rule, EVE Online is fine with letting you choose how much or how little you want to be invested in the...
Just fight the thing.

World of Warcraft’s Steve Danuser promises that big sword in Silithus is still something to keep an eye on

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So, uh... hey, remember when Azeroth got stabbed with a sword? It was the end of the last World of Warcraft everyone mostly agreed was...
Anybody wanna do a mage?

World of Warcraft confirms that all races will be able to be Mages, Priests, and Rogues starting in Dragonflight

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The developers want to work toward a place with World of Warcraft wherein race is not a limiting factor in the class you choose to...
Jane's way.

Star Trek Online’s writer and art director talk about integrating the Mirror Universe with the comics canon

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Curious about how many people are playing Star Trek Online at the moment? A new Space.com interview with associate art director Thomas Marrone and writer...
Ending some eternity, at least.

Datamining reveals hints at the possible fate of Sylvanas in World of Warcraft’s story epilogue

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So the final cinematic for the latest raid in World of Warcraft has been seen, and we all know how that story wraps up. (If...
It's a tiny little sprout thing. It might kill you.

Final Fantasy XI looks back at developing the story for its three nation-states at launch

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It might be easy to forget with another Square-Enix MMORPG being everyone's focus in the storytelling department, but Final Fantasy XI has been doing the...
I'm the villain, too?

World of Warcraft reveals Anduin’s ultimate fate in a new raid cinematic

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All right. If you need to be told this from the header, this post and this cinematic is into El Spoilero territory. These are...
I'm your new loathed grind!

World of Warcraft designers talk storytelling in Shadowlands without saying much

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Are you wondering why it is that a random baker from Stormwind can casually walk through a portal to the afterlife and sell bread...
Very satisfying.

World of Warcraft’s Steve Danuser discusses some of Sylvanas’ characterization in patch 9.2

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Oh, Sylvanas; these days just saying your name prompts all sorts of discussions about the way that World of Warcraft is handling your storyline. They...
We keep going.

Indie sandbox Galaxies of Eden shows off its launcher and lore

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Bad news, Galaxies of Eden fans, the Earth does not fare particularly well in the game's backstory. Turns out that using the setting's gateways let...

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