Oh, yeah, that's titanic.

Frozen Flame adds rams, killable Titans, and new magic with its most recent patch

Here's the bad news about the Titans in Frozen Flame: Their mechanics and loot drops are still very much a work in progress. But...
This be he

TERA previews its fight against Gardan of the Ice

Who is Gardan of the Ice? Well, he might just be your new best friend in TERA, if you consider fighting against a very...

Desert Oasis: A guide to some of Black Desert’s world bosses and their weapons

You know what I want to be when I grow up? A boss. Not the kind that starts a business living in a car...

The Daily Grind: Do MMOs go overboard with particle effects?

There was an old joke among myself and some of my friends playing World of Warcraft about how it was convenient that bosses are...
Ain't no school like the old school.

The Daily Grind: Does bigger content in an MMO feel more epic to you?

The tradition of making big plot stuff happen in big groups is not unique to World of Warcraft, but it was one of the...
Mechanics include not having fangs to break.

Neverwinter details the boss encounters of Fangbreaker Island

Dungeons are defined in part by their mechanics, and a good chunk of that is usually the boss fights. The next high-end dungeon in...

Skyforge outlines the fight against Melegh in the D3 Distortion

The Reapers serve as low-level punching bags in Skyforge, but they're also capable of being higher-order threats as well. In the game's next major...

Slay ARK’s bosses first on The Center and win cash

Fame and fortune are a good combination, right? Beyond bragging rights, Studio Wildcard is offering cold hard cash to the first tribes to defeat...

The making of an Albion Online boss

Have you ever wondered what goes into making a boss for an MMO? If you give it even a minute's thought, you'll realize that...
Well the first thing I do is MAUL SOME HIKERS (like a boss)

Gloria Victis patches in bosses and a larger world

The world of Gloria Victis has gotten larger with the most recent patch, a great deal of additional space available for players to tromp...
I can see you.

Black Desert Korea’s new bosses pack a powerful punch

In answer to player requests for more challenging content, devs added a new boss system to Black Desert in Korea. The bosses actually stayed...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMORPG boss fight?

World of Warcraft's Burning Crusade was very definitely not my favorite WoW expansion, but it had some fantastic dungeons. Karazhan leaps to mind as...
Boss of the road.

Check out the experience of fighting Bless Online’s world bosses

You wouldn't think that you could have world bosses without instancing in this modern age of MMORPGs, but Bless Online manages to have exactly...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Hands-on with Guild Wars 2’s Shatterer Unleashed

In the last edition of Flameseeker Chronicles, I discussed the Guild Wars 2 Winter 2016 update that releases today in great detail, so I'm really...
Well, I saw that.

Black Desert makes the world boss Desert Dragon even more boss

The Desert Dragon world boss in Black Desert was indisputably exactly what it said on the tin. It was a dragon, and it was...
Power overwhelming.

WildStar details the ins and outs of its world bosses

There are lots of bosses out in the world of WildStar. They're larger, they're in charge, and they're designed for groups with two tanks,...
The future is dragons, as is the present.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s Steps of Faith

It happened, just as expected. A day after I posted a lengthy column discussing Final Fantasy XIV's last big pre-expansion patch, that patch dropped, and...
Also, I really like a lot of the Iron Horde aesthetic, even if they've proven pretty ineffectual from a narrative standpoint.

This WoW boss fight is causing motion sickness

When you jump into a World of Warcraft raid, you're hoping to get some keen new armor, maybe a weapon or two, that sort...