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World of Warcraft appears to be quietly ignoring Battle for Azeroth’s genocidal intro in Shadowlands

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Calia Menethil: "All right, fellow Forsaken... I know a lot has happened over the past however long it's supposed to have been since this...
Probably without the album that slaps, too.

DC Universe Online brings out a Birds of Prey episode on April 16

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If you haven't already seen the movie Birds of Prey, you can actually get that on streaming right now. That's cool. It also means...
It's neverending.

Final Fantasy XIV shares its latest Shadowbringers design video about the visuals of monsters and bosses

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It can take about six months to get a larger boss enemy ready for deployment in Final Fantasy XIV, from concept art to a...
Mean elf.

Blizzard’s Steve Danuser talks about the story development in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

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Very few people are trying to defend the story of World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth at this point, with one of the more...
These losers again?

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.2 in review – the story

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The funny thing about big Final Fantasy XIV patches these days is that because the smaller material gets a bit more spread out, we...
Ah, good, backstory.

World of Warcraft launches patch 8.3, Visions of N’Zoth, today

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Who's feeling downright crazy today? It's the day for crazy in World of Warcraft with the launch of patch 8.3, Visions of N'Zoth, concluding the Battle for...
I've got a lot of problems with you people!

The Daily Grind: What MMO grievances would you like to air at a title you enjoy?

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Tomorrow is December 23rd, which means that it's time to celebrate the holiday of Festivus! And as many of you already know (being people...
No sides

The Daily Grind: What bit of MMO lore bothers you more than it probably should?

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Pandaren in World of Warcraft have always bothered me. Not because the expansion that introduced them was bad (it was certainly better than the expansions...
Eye.

Editing tags may reveal the identity of a character in the Diablo IV cinematic trailer

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It's going to be a long while before we have any sort of release date for Diablo IV or anything more than scraps of...
I believe we have a spaceship.

The Alliance has a fully staffed and functional spaceship in World of Warcraft and never uses it

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Who doesn't like a nice big spaceship? The Alliance in World of Warcraft, apparently. A recent article on Polygon points out that in Battle for Azeroth,...
Healing girl.

New Overwatch short story details what brought Mercy back into the field

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The original Overwatch still has a bunch of heroes who never got a whole lot of further exploration, such as the almost ubiquitous healer Mercy....
Okay boomer.

Blizzard says Sojourn was left out of Overwatch for so long for ‘story reasons’

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There is no story in Overwatch. Even if you didn't know this before somehow, you probably picked up on this fact because the addition of a...
ROBOT!

Overwatch is getting a young adult novel focused on Orisa’s creator, Efi Oladele

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Those of you who know your Overwatch lore no doubt recognize the name Efi Oladele, the creator of robotic hero Orisa in the wake...
csat

World of Warcraft: Arcane Mages, Saurfang’s story, and the loot of the BlizzCon virtual ticket

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If you're unhappy with the current state of Arcane Mage in World of Warcraft, there are three potential reasons for that dissatisfaction: You might feel...
Was there a guy? I thought there was a guy.

World of Warcraft concludes war campaign with Reckoning cinematic, Aron Eisenberg memorial event is planned

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It was pretty clear that all of the threads in World of Warcraft's war campaign for Battle for Azeroth would come together in a face-off against...
Now don't kiiiiiiiss

Learn about storytelling and art design from the Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers leads

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At this point most Final Fantasy XIV fans are familiar with the name Natsuko Ishikawa, the main scenario writer for Shadowbringers. She's the one responsible for...
A bunny must jump.

Final Fantasy XIV’s final anniversary story casts a gaze toward its antagonist

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Well, last week Final Fantasy XIV's anniversary fiction was just full to the brim of spoilers for those who have not yet finished the...
Dragon Age: Colonialism is Bad

MMO Burnout: Greedfall is a pretty interesting swing for the fences, even when it misses

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It's been said by me many times before now, but here it is again: I really appreciate a game that swings for the fences....
Tell me more, tell me more, but you don't have to brag.

Final Fantasy XIV’s third piece of fiction for the anniversary is one gigantic spoiler

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So, hey, maybe you haven't yet finished the main scenario for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. That's fine, we're not judging what you do with...
I've got a lot of problems with you people!

Final Fantasy XIV’s second anniversary story follows the path of Estinien’s travels

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The anniversary fiction for Final Fantasy XIV is as much of a tradition as the actual in-game event for the rising, and this year is...

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