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Massively Overpowered’s Betawatch feature chronicles the adventures and misadventures of MMOs in various stages of testing. You might also be interested in Make My MMO, which focuses on crowdfunded games in particular. [Follow this feature’s RSS feed]

Sidelined!

Betawatch: Ghost Recon Frontline announces abrupt and indefinite beta delay

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Remember Ghost Recon Frontline? The answer is either "no" or "yes, and I hate it," based around general reaction to Ubisoft's abruptly announced battle royale...
Travels of booking

Betawatch: Book of Travels is rolling out access at long last

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Book of Travels is not in launch just yet, but it's steadily moving toward its full early access launch on October 11th by letting...
Finally.

Betawatch: New World finally launches

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Did it happen? Is it real? Can you believe it? New World has finally launched, after so many beta delays that at one point it...
In the DRAGON, the mighty DRAGON

Betawatch: Guild Wars 2 continues its End of Dragons beta events

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It's been many long moons since Guild Wars 2 was really in beta, and if you were here when that happened... well, you're me....
Travels of booking

Betawatch: Book of Travels begins teasing early access, again

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In the long saga of Book of Travels doing almost everything other than actually entering its promised early access state, this week marked an odd...
Finally.

Betawatch: New World’s open beta is live all weekend

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Is it truly happening? Is New World going to finally launch after so many delays and restructuring of its content? Maybe! But while it's not...
Nope!

Betawatch: TitanReach suspends development

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Exeunt TitanReach, pursued by former backers angry that the game is no more. The studio behind the game announced this week that development was being...
Travels of booking

Betawatch: Book of Travels postponed its early access yet again

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Come on now, Book of Travels, we know you're shy but it's time to start putting yourself out there. The game has once again delayed...
Ever the same.

Betawatch: Elyon and Diablo II Resurrected kick off beta events

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More closed beta for Elyon? It's more likely than you think. It's actually certain, in fact. The game has showed off its rune attributes...
Clothed descending a staircase.

Betawatch: Ship of Heroes rolls out its public mission beta event

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It's time for Ship of Heroes to go full-on into beta testing for a while as it runs its mission beta event. If you're...
Finally.

Betawatch: New World gets delayed once again

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What's that? New World with another delay? All right, look, it's not funny any more, folks. This game has been delayed so many times...
Based star.

Betawatch: Starbase enters early access alpha

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At long last, it's happened! Starbase has moved into early access, allowing everyone to... well, access the game. But early. Look, we've had kind...
Finally.

Betawatch: New World kicks off its closed beta

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At long last, the New World closed beta has arrived! It's a beta for the game that seems to have gone through more philosophical...
Ever the same.

Betawatch: Elyon is planning its next closed beta with an early fall launch

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It seems as if it's taken forever for Elyon to really make much movement over here in the west, but don't worry: It's happening....
Yes please.

Betawatch: Launchapalooza

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After last week's rather dismal opening, it's nice to know that this week we get to celebrate two games leaving our list because they've...
Sheewax.

Betawatch: Magic Legends gets discarded

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The past few weeks we've usually wound up slipping into more depressing beta news toward the end, but this time it's just going front...
Lunch?

Betawatch: Swords of Legends Online launches on July 9

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It is generally poor form to have the same game get the Betawatch header two weeks in a row, but here we are highlighting...
Ta bay

Betawatch: Swords of Legends Online opens up the doors for everyone

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Eager to try out Swords of Legends Online but haven't had any luck getting into the game's beta testing so far? No worries, now...
Pals.

Betawatch: We want us some Palia

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Palia! It exists! We got a whole preview for it, and it looks wonderful, and people will not stop telling us about it and...
bad bad bad

Betawatch: Dreamworld’s alpha is a trip and a half

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So, remember Dreamworld, or as it's known around these parts, "that game that never sounded remotely plausible"? Well, the good news (for a very, very...

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