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The MOP Up: Allods Online throws an orcish holiday

How many MMOs throw Orcs their very own holiday? I only know one: Allods Online, which celebrates all things orcish -- including goblin tossing...

Apex Legends tweaks weapon skins in the interest of ‘competitive integrity’

In "battle royale shooters are serious business" news, we come to Apex Legends and the tempest in a teapot involving buyable weapon skins and...
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Perfect Ten: An MMO sunset tour for 2022 to date

MMO sunsets can be weird. I am never happy when a game that people love goes away. It always represents a lot of lost...

Vague Patch Notes: The MMORPG industry shockwaves that still reverberate

A thought occurred to me the other day regarding World of Warcraft and the way that it deformed the MMO industry: People who are...

Multiplayer survival sandbox Earth: Revival plans closed beta this weekend

If you just can't get enough survival sandbox, Chinese studio Nuverse has another one for you to die in. It's called Earth: Revival, and...

Rumor: Lady Gaga will be Fortnite’s next in-game concert performer

Live music and Fortnite are now two things that go together like peanut butter and jelly whether anyone agrees with it or not. Readers...

Hi-Rez updates Realm Royale after a two year-long span of silence

It would appear that Hi-Rez Studios is in the business of bringing games back from the dead. After a two year-long span of no...

Grab a new-player bonus pack key for IGG’s multiplayer Castle Clash

IGG's PC-and-mobile multiplayer battle royale Castle Clash has another blast of free keys for in-game items for our readers to kickstart play in the...

Apex Legends gets a new sniper character, updated map, and level cap increase August 9

The new season of battle royale FPS Apex Legends is looming large, and players are going to want to consider staying under a lot...

Ubisoft announces game cancellations, game delays, and company cost-cutting measures

The financial fortunes for developer and publisher Ubisoft are looking a bit more grim in the wake of an internal email and its first...

Blizzard shifts Heroes of the Storm into maintenance mode, gives lizards to all

Quick: What's the one live service Blizzard game that nobody ever talks about, thinks about, or apparently plays? The correct answer is, of course,...

Pearl Abyss will shutter ‘inadequate’ battle royale Shadow Arena in August

In the end, the last one standing in a battle royale is the one who has to turn out the lights. Or something. Pearl Abyss...

Fortnite adds new movement features to Save the World and an Indiana Jones battle pass to battle royale

For those few folks still holding on to the Save the World mode of Fortnite, there have been some new features added recently....

The MOP Up: World of Warcraft counts down the end of Shadowlands Season 3

Just a heads-up for those still participating in World of Warcraft's Mythic+ and PvP seasons: Season 3 has about a month left before Season...

Blizzard bought out Spellbreak’s Proletariat to shore up the World of Warcraft team

Hey, remember Spellbreak? It was a 2020 battle royale that was actually pretty well-liked around here, though it's been quiet the last few months....

Fight or Kite: King of Crabs is just what you need to start your summer right

It’s summertime, and being the king ain’t easy… the king of crabs, that is! King of Crabs is an easy-breezy PvP MMO that apparently...

Fall Guys’ multi-platform free-to-play launch causes the servers to take another temporary stumble

As readers will recall, Fall Guys officially arrived to multiple platforms, including consoles, and did so with a free-to-play business model yesterday. So just...

Fortnite introduces more skins and items from Naruto and the ability to fight against Darth Vader

Murgrammeth, the Ever-Ravening Ur Beast, Subsumer of Pop Culture - otherwise known in this reality as Fortnite - is once again tossing as many...

The MOP Up: Elder Scrolls Online answers High Isle lore queries

The release of Elder Scrolls Online's High Isle this month brought a whole lot of additional story and lore into the game -- and...
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Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida talks about PvP design, deific lore, and characterization

Players are loving the new Duty Support feature in Final Fantasy XIV according to Naoki Yoshida. A recent interview with the producer and director...