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WoW (Classic) Factor: The journal of Nieve Vinther – first entry

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My name is Nieve Vinther. I am 28 years old and was born in the wake of the Second War of the Dark Portal....
I'm purely decorative!

The Rising returns to Final Fantasy XIV on August 26

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Another year has passed, and that means it's time to celebrate the anniversary of Final Fantasy XIV once again with the annual return of...
Rise of the TREE more like.

Pantheon’s July newsletter covers big trees, movement, and spell FX

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You probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about the work that goes into making big trees in your favorite MMO. It's enough...
All we want to do is eat your brains.

Neverwinter details the struggles of the Illithid and their former thralls

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For those of you not familiar with the deep lore behind Dungeons & Dragons, Neverwinter is here to fill you in with everything you want...
Whee or something.

The cinematic from the latest bit of World of Warcraft’s War Campaign has some definite hints about the future

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We understand that some people would prefer not to be spoiled about the newest developments in World of Warcraft, especially as the latest patch...
Ow, right in the face...

Final Fantasy XIV will not release Viera and Hrothgar naming rules ahead of Shadowbringers launch

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If you want your Final Fantasy XIV bunny to have a lore-appropriate name, you are going to have to guess. A post on the...
Ah, good, backstory.

World of Warcraft offers up a new comic on the subject of Mechagon

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Mechagon is a heretofore unexplored part of Gnomish lore in World of Warcraft, having not been mentioned before its inclusion in the game with...
The other side.

Wisdom of Nym: Examining the shocker last line from Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers’ trailer

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Oh dang. I had expected to learn some new things about Shadowbringers this week, maybe the lyrics to the theme song (what I hear doesn't appear...
Forget it, back to the last place.

E3 2019: The Division 2 heads back to New York for third DLC, plus Uplay and movie updates

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It seems a little odd that The Division 2 sends us down to Washington, DC when our actual main antagonist heads right back to...
Cool.

There are story hints on display in the latest Monster Hunter World: Iceborne trailer

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Players eagerly anticipating new things to hunt and new places to hunt them will no doubt be glued to the monitor for the latest Monster...
Build a little dark-house in your soul.

‘Throne war’ MMO Crowfall explains the art of its visual storytelling

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Most of the active storytelling you're going to get in Crowfall is going to be done and explained by the premise of the game itself;...
Mean elf.

Blizzard says negative fan feedback won’t divert the course of its storytelling in World of Warcraft

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Sometimes a statement can be both the right and wrong thing to say at the same time, and if you're thinking that sounds like...
But seriously, what's Damien's deal this week?

Saturday Night Live takes a jab at The Division 2’s love of talking at you

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Sometimes you just can't get an NPC to shut up in a video game. Sometimes you can't get multiple NPCs to shut up. And...
So... we cool, huh? We cool?

Wisdom of Nym: Thoughts on the end of Final Fantasy XIV’s 4.x story

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So now we've gotten the ending. And... gosh, sometimes these patches really do not merit splitting up, which is kind of the case for Final Fantasy...
Our house in the middle of our street.

Crowfall details the random encounters players will have with War Tribes

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The point of the various time-limited worlds in Crowfall is, in part, that players are fighting for victory in the remnants of dying worlds. These...
But how bad are we talking, here?

Final Fantasy XIV prepares for the third expansion with patch 4.56

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We know that the third expansion of Final Fantasy XIV is sending us into the Light-suffused First, a chance for us to do our best...
Are you a door or not?!

FFXIV Fan Festival Tokyo 2019: Liveblog of the opening keynote

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Here we are at long last. If you're anything like me, you've been looking forward to this event since Final Fantasy XIV first delivered...
Have a little empire. As a treat.

Final Fantasy XIV updates its official preview site for the release of patch 4.56

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The hour fast approaches to conclude the Stormblood story and lead into Shadowbringers in Final Fantasy XIV. Unfortunately for fans eagerly awaiting this conclusion, that hour does...
Kerbang.

Overwatch explores the lore and mechanics behind Baptiste before his live release

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Good news, Baptiste fans, the new healer is going to be deployed to Overwatch's live servers within the next couple of weeks according to the...
It's dark down here.

Neverwinter shows off some of the beasties of the Undermountain

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If you're familiar with the history of Dungeons & Dragons, you probably have some idea of the creatures you'll encounter in Neverwinter's trip to...

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