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Lost Ark collects all of its gameplay and class summaries in a single ‘new player guide’ location

As Lost Ark's February 11th launch date looms ever closer, the game has been eager to highlight aspects of itself, from its overall gameplay...

Guild Wars 2 takes another crack at WvW restructuring

Restructuring Guild Wars 2's World vs. World scene has become ArenaNet's white whale, especially after the studio had to prematurely call a failed test...
Let's just look closer and OH GOD NO

Betawatch: Zenith begins closed beta ahead of January 27 VR launch

Did you know that Zenith is in closed beta right now? Because it won't be for much longer; the game is moving into launch...

PSA: Make sure to select your Guild Wars 2 WvW beta guild by tonight

As promised, Guild Wars 2 is kicking off its next WvW Restructing beta tomorrow, along with a bonus experience event for participants. Before that...

Avatar: Reckoning looks like a mobile MMO with shooter vibes, backed by Disney and Tencent

If you are one of those people who's always wanted an MMORPG based on the movie Avatar and the world of Pandora, well, prepare...

Kickstarted VR MMORPG Zenith launches on Oculus, PSVR, and SteamVR January 27, with PC coming ‘later’

You might recall that Kickstarted MMORPG Zenith was already teasing an early 2022 launch when it hit beta back in December. Now we know...

Star Citizen and Squadron 42 are still years from launch, CIG confirms

It's a source of endless frustration for backers and MMO players and a running joke in our own comments: Will Star Citizen ever release,...

Critter taming cross-platform MMO Chimeraland has officially launched on mobile and PC

Last July we threw our spotlight on Chimeraland, an interesting-sounding open world MMO arriving to iOS, Android, and PC with a primary hook of...

Guild Wars 2 plans a third WvW world restructuring beta on January 14, disables the Tea Time Chair

Third time's the charm for Guild Wars 2's ongoing efforts at WvW world restructuring. ArenaNet has announced that the third beta for the feature...

LOTRO Legendarium: Does LOTRO need a new dungeon finder tool?

Welcome to a new year of the LOTRO Legendarium! With Fate of Gundabad at our backs and an unknown future ahead, it's quite the...
Not factored.

Betawatch: So we’re calling it Fractured Online now, huh?

Gosh darn it, I hate when we start calling something "whatever online" when there's no offline version to confuse it with. What's wrong with...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2022

For our first official Massively Overthinking of 2022, we're following tradition: We're talking all about our hopes and fears for the genre in the...

Post-apoc multiplayer RPG Eden Falling touts a visual overhaul as it heads to its final alpha phase

This past November we wondered whatever happened to Eden Falling, a sci-fi post-apoc survival RPG that has been slowly but steadily moving through the...

Old-school MMORPG Ethyrial Echoes of Yore plans to focus its current efforts on securing funding

Development of the self-described "high risk-reward" "old-school inspired" MMORPG Ethyrial: Echoes of Yore is pressing onward, as evidenced over our previous reporting, but the...

Diablo Immortal is ending its closed beta on January 7

You know what is definitely far more mortal than the name of Diablo Immortal might imply? Its closed beta, which is ending abruptly tomorrow, January...

Mortal Online 2 developer gets an Epic Games MegaGrant, confirms transition to Unreal Engine 5

The development of the beta build of Mortal Online 2 continues on with everything from player housing and fishing, and now further updates to...

Super People is a battle royale shooter featuring super soldiers currently in indefinite CBT

If you've somehow not had your fill of battle royale shooters featuring people with unique powers, then you may be intrigued by the premise...

Fractured Online outlines plans to run a 24/7 beta test in 2022 in end-of-year address

It most certainly has been an interesting year for the sandbox MMORPG Fractured Online, not the least of which being the game's publishing deal...

Into the Super-verse: A look back at superhero MMOs in 2021

Superhero fans were not lacking in news, games, and events this past year, and there's always the promise of much more to come in...
New world, old problems.

End-of-year Eleven: The MMOs with the most uncertain futures going into 2022

All right, so let's start with the disclaimer that I put right at the start of this article every single year, which at least...