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Make My MMO: April 25, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, a couple of high profile projects met stretch goals. Crowfall will be hiring a dedicated graphics programmer,...
My life is not fun.

Perfect Ten: The 10 things every MMO’s official site should have

Are you ready to have you mind absolutely blown open? Because I have an astonishing truth to lay at your feet: While doing this...

EVE Evolved: How many subscriptions does EVE have?

Two weeks ago, a mathemagician over at The Nosy Gamer published some interesting calculations showing that EVE Online's subscriptions may have dropped...
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Make My MMO: April 18, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, we learned about the new Powerplay update coming to Elite: Dangerous that promises to revamp the space...
I don't miss the days without blood elves, not at all.

WoW Factor: The WoW token and the upcoming patch

Since the last edition of WoW Factor, two big things hit World of Warcraft in quick succession. The first is that the...
No one weekend should have all that power.

The Secret World kicks off a powerful weekend early

The Secret World is kicking off a weekend of power early. What makes this weekend worthy of the nickname of "Power Weekend," exactly?...
Any Kill Bill references you want to make here may or may not be apropos. It's a fine line.

Rumor: WildStar box recall and promo might herald free-to-play

The last time the retailer yanked boxes of a game from the shelves and returned them to the distributors, it was The Elder...
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Make My MMO: April 11, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, we said goodbye to Descent Underground's fundraising campaign. It was a fond farewell, though, since the sci-fi space shooter reboot...

Report: Whales make up majority of mobile F2P sales

Whether or not developers like the term "whales," the truth is that big spenders are still very big business for free-to-play games.
What you are chasing and will not get.

Perfect Ten: 10 MMOs that let you turn real money into MMO money

Two days ago, World of Warcraft launched the WoW Token service, which will kill the game forever. It thus joins the list...
Something to (shadow) crow about.

WoW Token prices fall on the first day of operation

Have you been holding on to your hat during the first day of WoW Token sales? Did you think that 30,000 gold was a...
No more gates.

World of Warcraft tokens go on sale April 7th

Looking forward to paying for your World of Warcraft subscription with in-game gold? You don't have long to wait at all; the WoW...
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Make My MMO: April 4, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, we said goodbye (apparently) to Greed Monger. We also said hello to Pathfinder's early access head...
Step.

Here’s how Final Fantasy XI’s maintenance mode is going down

Players of Final Fantasy XI are unlikely to be happy about the fact that the game has moved into maintenance mode for the...

The Soapbox: The misguided quest for MMO stickiness

This guest Soapbox was originally commissioned in 2015 through Massively Overpowered's Kickstarter campaign and is authored by Tyler F.M....
Uh, no.

Pathfinder Online launches head start access on April 1st

Early Enrollment players are now playing Pathfinder Online. Explorer Enrollment players, too. Starting on April 1st, Head Start players from the game's second...
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Make My MMO: March 28, 2015

This week's crowdfunding news was all about Crowfall. Seriously, we must've written about Crowfall like 76 times or something. In the end, the most...

Massively Overthinking: The true value of free-to-play players

Today's Massively Overthinking question comes to us from Kickstarter backer and prolific commenter Omedon, who wrote us a really long question. It's long. But it's...

Chaos Theory: Quit whining and pay for your Secret World content

Those of you who know me know that ranting is not exactly my forte. Although I have dabbled in it a bit here and...

Skyforge ‘won’t tolerate the word P2W’ [Updated]

Skyforge apparently doesn't take too kindly to accusations of pay-to-win. In response to a North American Skyforge player's admittedly originally badly worded question about...

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