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EVE Evolved: A matter of balance in EVE Online

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Throughout its almost 15-year lifetime, EVE Online has walked a fine line between developing new features and iterating on existing gameplay. Development has to...
Instead of not surviving, do so.

Just Survive brings construction improvements to the test server

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The next update for Just Survive is up for testing, and it's all about raiding bases. Not just in the sense of encouraging you...
Good news, this isn't bad as it looks!

Destiny 2 makes it look like experience requirements for engrams had increased, Bungie apologizes

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Let's just start with the good news here: Destiny 2 actually didn't screw over players by pretending it had reduced experience gains while actually...
Dress-up parties.

Diablo III’s latest patch tweaks class balance and set balance

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While Diablo III is getting a bit long in the tooth, there's still plenty of space for the game to have its balance tweaked....
don't make

The Daily Grind: What one character option would you remove from your favorite MMO?

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Good news, MMO fans! You're getting to redesign your favorite MMO's entire combat system. The bad news is that you're doing so by removing...

EVE Vegas 2017: EVE Online’s free-to-play option is getting a huge boost

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When EVE Online added its free-to-play alpha clone account option, it felt more like an infinite trial than a truly viable free tier. Alpha...
da da da da da da

SWTOR plays the nerf-and-buff game with Assassins, Shadows, Sages, and Sorcs in 5.5

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The latest set of class changes for Star Wars: The Old Republic are like the circle of life. Deception Assassins and Infiltration Shadows? You've...
GUNCRAFT

Blade & Soul is revamping crafting in the Rise of the Gunslinger patch

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What are you expecting for Blade & Soul's Rise of the Gunslinger patch? Probably mostly gunslinging, possibly a strained Stephen King reference or two?...
Rawr and stuff.

Neverwinter is going to refine the art of refinement

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Are you a fan of Neverwinter's current system of refinement? The developers certainly aren't, which is why the system is being massively overhauled from...
TOO FAR

Kritika Online patches Starhenge adjustments and Green Leaf damage decreases

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Sometimes you go a bit too far. It happens. Kritika Online made some changes to Starhenge with its last patch to make the content...
Obviously silly dances are already universal.

Wisdom of Nym: The numbers game in Final Fantasy XIV

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It's not really hard to figure out the best stats for melding in order to do the maximum damage in Final Fantasy XIV. You...
Imperfect balance.

Final Fantasy XIV details some of the balance changes coming to the game on Tuesday

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The next patch for Final Fantasy XIV arrives tomorrow, and everyone who has been following the game knows that it's bringing the new weekly...
uh, guys, really?

RIFT opens up patch 4.2 on the test servers

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The 4.2 patch for RIFT (Celestial Storm if you're on a first-name basis with patches) is heading to the live servers on July 19th....

EVE Evolved: The controversy over EVE Online’s capital ship nerfs

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EVE Online players have been up in arms this week over sweeping nerfs that are about to hit to high-end farming gameplay styles in the...
It's actually fine.

Wisdom of Nym: Words of caution about speculating on Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood’s balance

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Whew. All right. Last week had a big old release of news about Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, and now I'm far more relaxed because...
Oh, and let's not forget this freaky lady.

Shroud of the Avatar unveils its patch notes for release 42

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The end is coming to Shroud of the Avatar. The next patch for the game, release 42, allows players who have succeeded at the...
Not becoming poles, that's a different sort of polish.

Gigantic discusses upcoming polish and balance changes in open beta

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The development of Gigantic has moved on to the stage of polishing and refining the content already in the game, which is a good...
Stick it out, man.

Gigantic talks about player disconnection and player abandonment

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It sucks when you get into a match in Gigantic, you get ready for the thrill of competition... and then two of your teammates...
Well well well, how the turntable.

Greg Street discusses balancing League of Legends for all skill levels

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How do you balance a video game? It's kind of an ongoing question, but it's also one that Greg Street (aka Ghostcrawler) has been...

EVE Evolved: Video highlights from EVE Fanfest 2017

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For a few days each year, hundreds of EVE Online players from across the world flock to a frozen volcanic rock at the top of the world for...

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