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European publisher known for a large stock of low-budget games. See: Bigpoint on Wikipedia.

PAX East 2019: Elder Scrolls Online Elsweyr makes playing the bad guy feel very good

During this year's PAX East, freelance games journalist Sam Prell - you might remember him from his time at Joystiq and GamesRadar -...

Adventure Academy is an ‘educational massively multiplayer online game’ launching May 1

Adventure Academy is going to mystify the typical gamer: There are no dragons to fight and no lockboxes to fight over. But if...

Massively Overthinking: If an MMO item is buyable with gold, does that excuse its presence in the cash shop?

This week's Overthinking topic comes from longtime MOP reader and commenter Sally Bowls. It's about monetization, but it's a nuanced argument we don't...

Amazon survival MMO New World reveals more and more of its alpha map

All right, I've finally figured it out: New World's current map is basically Game of Thrones' map. Which is certainly appropriate, given...
Here we go again.

BlizzCon 2018 announces headlining bands: Train, Lindsey Stirling, and HODOR

Blizzard's just announced this morning the headlining band for this year's BlizzCon, and it's a tiny bit of a puzzler, as it's actually three...

Vampire MMO Shadow’s Kiss makes good on mature content

If you were super sad when Revival and World of Darkness closed up shop, you should probably point your eyeballs over at...

Guild Wars 2 narrative: ‘It’s like working on a television show’

Just ahead of the launch of Guild Wars 2's next living story episode, GIbiz has a fun interview with multiple members of...

Vampire MMO Shadow’s Kiss turns on its alpha servers

Six months after raising over $80,000 in its Kickstarter campaign, Shadow's Kiss is drawing players into its dark alpha test. The alpha servers are...

Jukebox Heroes: Six musical themes for upcoming MMORPGs

Usually in Jukebox Heroes I'm looking back at current and sunsetted MMORPGs, but this week I thought I'd change things up a bit by...

GDC 2018: Depictions of violence and war in video games and Destiny’s Sword

I love stories. Maybe it's the teacher in me, but I love stories not just for their raw entertainment value, but for their ability...

Jukebox Heroes: Black Prophecy’s soundtrack

With just about a year of live operation to its name before closing, Black Prophecy wasn't really here long enough to cement itself...

Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones comes together in one of Crowfall’s races

Can't decide between your love of two popular geek fantasy franchises? Come on over to Crowfall, and you can enjoy both! The Crowfall art...

Battle Bards Episode 110: Acoustic guitar

The Battle Bards are quite familiar with the power of the strummed guitar and lute, knowing that such simple instruments can bring down walls,...

LOTRO Legendarium: What the Amazon TV series means for Lord of the Rings Online

If you haven't been paying attention to the television market over the past few years, you might have missed the fact that we are...
No top guns here.

The Daily Grind: Do you feel crowdfunded MMOs ‘owe’ you something?

My husband and I were chatting about the whole Chris-Roberts-is-fed-up-with-trolls-and-date-estimates-that-everyone-knows-aren't-going-to-stick thing from last week when he said something that struck me. "It reminds...

Whatever happened to Black Gold, Order and Chaos Online, and Eden Eternal?

Ever pause during your day and find yourself wondering, "Whatever happened to that game?" With hundreds upon hundreds of online titles these days, it’s surprisingly...

Massively Overthinking: The best and worst MMOs of 2017’s PAX West

PAX West 2017 has come and gone, and though MJ is still feverishly working on her last few articles, we wanted to pause...

Dark and Light demos how guild leaders will manage their groups and homes

The latest video for Snail Games' early access revival of Dark and Light is about houses, but not the kind of housing...

Drakensang Online starts class rebalance and frees up player inventory

German fantasy MMO Drakensang Online pleased its fans with a quality-of-life update yesterday that helped to free up a bit of player...

Tamriel Infinium: A life lesson in Elder Scrolls Online Morrowind

If you start your Elder Scrolls Online character in the Ebonheart Pact, then you run into the Ashlanders almost as soon as you step...

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