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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...
It makes you go.

Star Trek Online teases a new series on Spacedock covering the ships of the game

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There are a lot of spaceships in Star Trek Online. This is honestly not surprising; it's a series about spaceships, so it'd be weird...
Excuse me, what?

World of Warcraft releases a new Sylvanas cinematic ahead of patch 9.2

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Well, here we are with the first cinematic of World of Warcraft's patch 9.2, and... uh... well, let's start by saying that it's about...
Seamless. Very convincing.

World of Warcraft hints at potentially tying Azeroth back into the story of Shadowlands

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So time for a storyline recap for people who are not necessarily up on their World of Warcraft lore. Azeroth is the name of the...
A nasty boy, a foul cigarette boy.

The Daily Grind: Which NPC do you personally hate the most in your favorite MMOs?

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A while back, Bree and I were sharing memories of the original launch of Guild Wars and talking about the exact moment when we...

Lord of the Rings Online gets you up to speed on Fate of Gundabad’s story

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It wasn't that long ago that some columnist here at Massively OP was bemoaning the fact that Standing Stone Games had yet to actually...
Which one of you is the Juno Reactor and which one is the Don Davis?

The Matrix Online’s last developer speaks about the game’s story and running the title

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With a new Matrix film on the way, people have clearly had a lot of fun pointing out the story developments from The Matrix Online...
Twilit.

Final Fantasy XIV posts its fourth anniversary story ahead of the live letter this evening

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Another Friday means that it's time for another installment of the Final Fantasy XIV anniversary fiction, and this one is taking aim at a largely...

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