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TitanReach turns off its servers to enter a multi-month ‘private development’ cycle

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When we learned that TitanReach got fully funded by one person after it announced plans to suspend development, Square Root Studios co-founder Unravel noted that...

Global Chat: Going back to EverQuest Online Adventures

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While so many EverQuest fans are eagerly awaiting word of the next entry in the legendary franchise, at least one player is going back...

Playable Worlds’ Raph Koster on why avatars traipsing across the metaverse are a major tech challenge

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Virtual worlds... how the eff do they work? Playable Worlds' Raph Koster has an idea or two, and he's dishing them out in a...

Massively Overthinking: Would you play your favorite MMO without its IP?

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Nonameplease recently posed us an interesting topic, inspired by a thread on the Star Trek Online subreddit. "It seems most people don't think the...

Vampire survivalbox V Rising discusses crafting, castles, and your insatiable thirst for blood

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V Rising has been on our radar for a few months now; it's a multiplayer survival sandbox that's trying to make vampires cool again...
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The Daily Grind: Are there MMOs with simply too much to do?

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MMO blogger Bhagpuss recently penned a solid article about his time in Guild Wars 2, arguing in part that the game's problem isn't that...

The MOP Up: Ravendawn’s PvP system goes down in infamy

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Ravendawn's newest dev blog tackles the meat and potatoes of the MMO's player-vs.-player conflict. Basically, the game is trying to pave the way for...

Global Chat: New World beta pleases some, fails to grab others

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The buzz around MMO Town these days is on New World, and specifically, the open beta that wrapped up last week. So far, the...

Dual Universe outlines changes to warping and docking coming in the Ares update

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Earlier this week Dual Universe started writing up details about adjustments planned for the Ares update, with the first post discussing stress a stress...
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Elder Scrolls Online’s Update 32 aims to tackle combat and power creep

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ZeniMax Online Studios is already looking ahead to Elder Scrolls Online's Update 32, which is set to bring major combat changes to the game...

Raph Koster’s plan is to build the metaverse tech, build a sandbox MMORPG on it, then open it all up

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If Raph Koster's metaverse talk has you more confused than before, then don't worry; his new more technical blog is going to scramble your...

Guild Wars 2: ‘Upgrading to DirectX11 is the first step toward being able to do more shiny things’

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If the Revenant, Warrior, and Elementalist aren't your Cup of Light-Roasted Coffee, then next week's Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons beta round might...

Massively Overthinking: How much would you pay for an MMO sub in 2021?

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A few weeks back, MMO YouTuber Napyet tweeted that he liked Fallout 76's private servers but that compared to MMORPGs, the subscription for the...

Black Desert launches PC season+ server, offers next-gen console support and roadmap

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It's Wednesday, which means another weekly deluge of Black Desert news. First, over on the PC servers, where the game is celebrating 2000 days online...
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Dual Universe outlines core combat stress, shield changes, and PvP fixes coming in the Ares update

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When Dual Universe kicked out a tease to its Ares update on the game's roadmap, it had plenty to list but not a whole...

Lost Ark previews four regions of Luterra as we wait for the new 2022 launch

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So you're bummed about Lost Ark getting the boot to 2022. I get it. You know what might make you feel better? Lore! That's...

Star Wars The Old Republic talks system design as a new KOTOR remake is unveiled

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The gameplay loops that keep players chasing goals in Star Wars: The Old Republic is all powered by system design, which is the topic...

Guild Wars 2 outlines testing phases for world restructuring and future plans for WvW

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Back in February the devs at ArenaNet outlined plans for a WvW overhaul in Guild Wars 2, starting with a world restructuring system that...

Destiny 2 releases its revamped Trials of Osiris, touts anti-cheat progress, and recounts seven years of updates

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It's time once more to face the Trials. This past Friday saw Destiny 2 bring back the Trials of Osiris, this time with a...

Twitch unleashes a lawsuit against two alleged hate raid organizers

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In August we reported on efforts by streamers to call attention to hate raiding and other forms of harassment targeting Black, POC, and LGBT+...

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