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Dual Universe focuses in on removing stacked construct elements and shares more Lua changes

Apparently, players of Dual Universe have been stacking construct elements on top of each other - ie a shield generator overlapped by a space...

Indie sandbox MMO Galaxies of Eden talks crafting and economy, shares a pre-alpha housing test

Looking for Star Wars Galaxies without playing Star Wars Galaxies? Then you probably have your eyes on Galaxies of Eden, the ambitious indie sandbox...

Playable Worlds’ Raph Koster on gaming’s social design problems masquerading as technical challenges

In case you hadn't noticed, Playable Worlds' Raph Koster is basically handing out a free 101 course in how video games work in his...

Battle Bards Episode 202: Silkroad Online

Piggybacking on a historical lifeline, Silkroad Online has enjoyed a long run in the MMORPG market. But how is its music? To find this...

Massively Overthinking: What’s the most painful or memorable bug you ever experienced in an MMO?

Witnessing all the folks upset over losing gear and trades to rollbacks over and over in Diablo II Resurrected made me reflect on some...

Dual Universe addresses upcoming updates to the game’s Lua programming language

When it comes to making things happen in Dual Universe, like opening doors or docking to constructs, the Lua programming language used in the...

Path of Exile explains how Scourge is balancing auras, curses, and elemental DOTs

Path of Exile’s 3.16 Scourge expansion inches closer, and we're expecting the big reveal on October 14th. But in the meantime, Grinding Gear has...

The MOP Up: Elder Scrolls Online’s cranky priest

As all Elder Scrolls Online fans know, whenever a new chunk of content comes out, they'll be encountering some new figures in the game's...

BitCraft confirms free-to-play monetization and promises to sell ‘Lamborghinis over Medals of Honor’

When BitCraft unveiled itself to the world last month, it was a generally vague yet intriguing reveal, promising a community-driven sandbox MMORPG that seems...

PSA: Lord of the Rings Online’s current legendary items will be ‘frozen’ next week

This coming Wednesday, October 13th, is a pretty important date for Lord of the Rings Online players, as that's when the legendary item revamp...

Playable Worlds’ Raph Koster on the ‘stuff’ inside your virtual worlds

Raph Koster has been penning blogs about the metaverse and how virtual worlds work for several weeks now; his new company, Playable Worlds, has...

Massively Overthinking: How long are you willing to wait in an MMO queue?

New World has made headlines since the moment it launched for its excessive queues, but it's hardly the only MMO ever - or even...

EA says it’s still working on server issues following Battlefield 2042 open beta rollout

As of yesterday, Battlefield 2042's open beta is up and running, and it's on a pretty tight schedule: It's early access open beta right...

Path of Exile’s Scourge update includes a major balance pass on defense and recovery

Yesterday, we noted that Grinding Gear Games is set on delivering a trio of dev blogs leading into the reveal and release of Path...

Twitch confirms huge security breach, says credit card and login credentials are safe

Yesterday, we covered claims that a hacker had yoinked 125GB of data from Twitch and dumped it into the wild, where it was leaked...

Here’s how Path of Exile is fixing and balancing flasks in October’s Scourge expansion

Grinding Gear Games has been teasing Path of Exile's 3.16 Scourge expansion with announcements of announcements; we already know the big reveal is set...

Global Chat: The good, the bad, and the ugly of New World

There is no shortage of opinions on the recently launched New World -- and no shortage of drama either. On top of all of...

Battle Bards Episode 201: Don’t stand in the fire!

Have you stood in the fire? Did you start the fire? Are you on fire at this very moment? Then stop, drop, and roll...

Crowfall tests 7.2 new player onboarding, outlines 7.3 update focus on smaller PvP content

The patches will keep on rolling in Crowfall, which isn't exactly news, but the content of those patches are what's news and are generally...
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Here’s Blizzard’s rationale for changing some of World of Warcraft’s emotes, art, and names

In the wake of the ongoing investigations into and lawsuits over Activision-Blizzard's sexual harassment and discrimination scandal, the teams at Blizzard have said very...