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Project X is a mobile ‘social sandbox MMO’ full of resource gathering and house building in closed beta

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This one will need a little bit of context because the name Project X carries a tiny bit of history here. Back in 2018...

Whatever happened to Kickstarted sci-fi MMOFPS Pantropy?

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Way the heck back in 2017, we covered a sci-fi MMOFPS called Pantropy. The pitch was that it was a sci-fi faction-based MMO shooter...

With some trading restrictions lifted, GameStop stock is taking off again

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The GME train keeps on a rollin' here on Friday. As daytraders and retail stock-buyers have been organizing on Reddit to buy GameStop stock...

Econia is a ‘new MMO business simulator’ out now on mobile and arriving to PC in 2021

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So what if you had a business tycoon game where you focused on running a major business and had to compete against other players...

The Game Archaeologist: Deadlands Legends, the western MMO that never saw the light of day

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The saying goes that there is nothing new under the sun. So while you probably can't write an original setting that's never been seen...

The Game Archaeologist: World War II Online

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The 1990s saw the rise of flight simulators that thrived on detailed, complicated controls and handling. Such games threw out accessibility and casual-friendliness for...

APB Reloaded is 10 years old as its latest owners are throwing a (gun) party

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When I joined the Massively team in 2010, the first MMO that released during my tenure was All-Points Bulletin, at the time one of...

ROSE Online’s Japanese operator filed for bankruptcy while promising new content

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ROSE Online, a Korean MMO that first launched in 2005 and was shut down in its home country in February 2019 after three years...
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Lawful Neutral: The long fall of Project Copernicus’ 38 Studios

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There are some MMO stories that are just unbelievable. They are so warped convoluted and confusing that we think there's no possible way it...

Recapping the whole 38 Studios mess as Curt Schilling contemplates run for Congress

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You folks remember 38 Studios, right? The studio at the heart of one of the most scandalous fiascos in the whole MMO genre? It's...

Alpha MMO battle royale Mavericks has been canceled as its company enters bankruptcy

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Mavericks is toast, I'm sorry to report this morning. GIbiz caught a notice posted on the website of the game's company, UK-based Automaton Games,...

The Game Archaeologist: Sierra’s Fates of Twinion and Ruins of Cawdor

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A few years ago I regaled you with the fascinating tale of one of the very first multiplayer graphical MUDs, the absurdly named Shadow...

The Game Archaeologist: Project Copernicus

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In the end, one of the biggest shames of the whole 38 Studios fiasco is that the MMORPG it was creating and the people...
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Perfect Ten: The best MMO updates and expansions of 2018

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A not-inconsequential part of me misses the days when every MMO would pump out boxed expansions. I like buying boxes of stuff I like...

Trion just bought up Gazillion’s assets to beef up its MMO publishing arm

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Did you see this one coming? VentureBeat has a piece out this morning interviewing Trion Worlds CEO Scott Hartsman, who's apparently just revealed that...

The Game Archaeologist: The tangled legal history of Interplay’s canceled Fallout Online

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With the recent revelation that Bethesda's Fallout 76 is going to be an online multiplayer survival game, players who have been hoping for a...

Get caught up on the Darkfall spinoffs as ex-Aventurine devs explain what happened to the original (and throw shade)

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Unless you're a hardcore Darkfall player from way back in the day as MOP's Andrew was, you probably look at the sequels and spinoffs...

Video game preservationists attempt to raise $450K to rez Marvel Heroes [Updated]

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(We've updated below with MMOBomb's detailed investigation into this Indiegogo - short story, don't go handing over your dough.) With Marvel Heroes dead and gone,...

Creditors lay claim to nearly $700,000 in Gazillion assets in bankruptcy case

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We named the sad death of Marvel Heroes the greatest MMO disappointment of 2017, and it appears it's not even over yet. Redditors noticed that on...

The Game Archaeologist: Neocron

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It's the distant future. The high-tech battle armor you wear sharply contrasts with the ruins of civilization that you traverse. You spot an enemy...

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