The Game Archaeologist: Runes of Magic, an MMO that made millions disappear

In more ways than one, the year 2004 was a pivotal one for the MMORPG community. Even as games like City of Heroes, EverQuest...
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Current Wayfinder owners can beta test the big Echoes revamp right now

Yesterday afternoon saw Wayfinder developer Airship Syndicate hold a special livestream (on Twitter of all places) to talk up its upcoming Echoes update. That...
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Betawatch: Dune Awakening is sanding out closed beta invites

Who here likes sand? If you like sand, this is your week for Betawatch because first and foremost there are reports that Dune Awakening...

The Stream Team: Taking a look at the closed beta of multiplayer title 33 Immortals

Today is the day when another new multiplayer title enters our sphere, and MOP's Chris is going to be there to try it out!...

Dune Awakening reportedly begins sending out closed beta invites

While Dune: Awakening appears to have failed to strike the hot iron of the recent movie's popularity, it is making something akin to forward...

Palia is prepping an economy patch to smooth out gold generation and skills

With two major rounds of layoffs and a severely shrunken team - not to mention the fiasco with its beta status - Palia has...

Age of Water receives middling player reviews as it addresses problems with mob spawns, rewards, and more

In an ideal world, an early access game evolves and improves over the course of its time in what is essentially beta testing that...

33 Immortals preps weekend closed beta for the ‘distillation of the MMO raid experience’

Thunder Lotus' MMO-inspired multiplayer raiding roguelike 33 Immortals is barreling onward toward its May 24th closed beta, with more info now being dispatched to...

Corepunk proposes its 500,000 test hopefuls comment for a chance at 10,000 alpha 2 invites

If you thought you were signed up for the Corepunk beta, you might have a little more legwork to do to ensure you actually...

Sand is an open-world PvPvE game where players build stompy robot bases to explore an alien planet

As one poorly directed actor of a sci-fi film noted, sand has a whole bunch of drawbacks including its unpleasant texture and its propensity...
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MMO Week in Review: Pandaria Remix, Loot Reborn, Wayfinder Echoes

What a hell of a week for the MMO genre! Good and bad, as it were. We got previews of FFXIV Dawntrail, Guild Wars 2's...

The Quinfall’s latest video preview shows off caravan runs, sky rift world events, and PvP arenas

The Quinfall is continuing its rollout of video previews as the sandbox inches toward its June closed beta, and this time around Vawraek Technologies...
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The Daily Grind: Are you excited for Tarisland to release?

Our recent story about Tarisland having its release date currently sitting somewhere in the nebulous Shadow Zone reminded me that the game existed, which...
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Betawatch: Wayfinder’s plan to downsize its MMO ambitions

Well this was not how I expected the Wayfinder story to continue, with the game basically dropping its online elements altogether. Now, it's not...

The Quinfall outlines 50 projects for June’s closed beta test

Turkish-developed The Quinfall is gearing up for its second closed beta test, this one taking place in June. Curious onlookers and interested fans wondering what's...

Tencent discusses plans for Tarisland’s experience, raid, class, and energy optimization

Apparently all we had to do is complain a lil bit about Tarisland going quiet because this week, Tencent has opened the floodgates. Just...

WoW Factor: Guessing at World of Warcraft’s The War Within’s release date using math

Oh yeah. It's time. I actually have some thoughts to share about World of Warcraft's current Remix leveling event, which are complicated and multilayered...
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Tarisland opens applications for another technical beta test at the end of May

Well, it's not the release date Tencent was promising is coming soon, but Tarisland is finally getting a little movement thanks to an incoming...

Palia studio Singularity 6 has been slammed with yet another layoff round

Singularity 6, the studio behind beta cozy MMO Palia, is dealing with yet another round of layoffs this week, following a round back in...

Monsters & Memories opens registration for *two* June tests – a stress test and playtest weekend

Last week, Monsters & Memories studio Niche Worlds Cult told players it's been plotting another playtest for June - and now we've got the...