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Make My MMO: September 12, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, we caught up with Camelot Unchained, Crowfall, and Elite: Dangerous, each of which released a...

Nexus Telegraph: WildStar takes on Halloween with Shade’s Eve

While I can't decide if Halloween is my favorite real-life holiday (it's close, no matter what), I have no doubt that the spooky ooky...

Why I Play: Final Fantasy XIV

We used to do a column called Why I Play on Massively-that-was, and while I didn't originally plan on rezzing it here today, I did...

Massively Overthinking: NCsoft’s western autumn

This week's Massively Overthinking is brought to you by a guildie of mine named Onyx, who donated to our Kickstarter campaign in this...

Eco finishes its Kickstarter with over $200,000 raised

Survival sandbox and learning environment Eco finished out its successful Kickstarter run overnight, raising $202,760 and just reaching its epic justice system stretch goal. Strange Loop...
Miniatures? Color me interested.

Crowfall raises another million, previews collector’s edition

While the central narrative of Crowfall focuses around an all-consuming Hunger that demolishes everything, Crowfall's development studio seems to be on the...

Global Chat: Money prison

What kind of prison charges you money to stay there? An MMO prison, obviously! The Ancient Gaming Noob has a few insightful words to...

The Daily Grind: What would you do to ‘fix’ Champions Online?

Whether it's good news or weird news or bad news or bad news that belatedly turns into good news, any post...

Make My MMO: September 5, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, not a whole lot happened! In the land of pseudo-MMOs, though, Kickstarter darling and PvE-focused survival sandbox

The Daily Grind: Do you subscribe to F2P or B2P MMOs?

The other day when I was writing up a post on Elder Scrolls Online's new DLC, I noted that while the content...

Massively Overthinking: Building your dream MMORPG

Massively OP Kickstarter donor xenaphex wants to hear about our dream MMOs. What really makes you tick? What would you build with a million-bajillion...

Trion Worlds shies away from sub-only games, praises Defiance’s console success

RIFT fans with long memories will recall how the game first launched in 2011 as a subscription-only title, staying that way for about...

Free-to-play WildStar ‘Reloaded’ arrives September 29th

No, that isn't a typo in the title: WildStar fully converts to free-to-play on September 29th. Carbine and its crew are calling this significant...

Pathfinder Online lays off almost entire staff

Paizo CEO Lisa Stevens has announced to Pathfinder Online supporters that the majority of the Goblinworks team working on the game has been...

Horse World Online gallops into our hearts

Clear the slate of your gaming plans for the near future, friends, because we're here to tell you that your dream game has arrived:...

A fireside chat with Firefall’s executive producer

For a tumultuous period of time, Firefall was in freefall, having crossed the spectrum of gamer goodwill about as fast as was humanly...

PAX Prime 2015: Guild Wars 2’s free-to-play model and publishing takeover

When I spoke to ArenaNet's Colin Johanson about raids in Guild Wars 2 at this year's PAX Prime, President Mike O'Brien...

Make My MMO: August 29, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, Project Gorgon graduated from our "current campaigns" list to our "fully funded" list thanks to its successful...

Nexus Telegraph: Five ways to get ready for WildStar’s F2P

WildStar's free-to-play transition -- with the accompanying massive feature patch -- hasn't gotten a set date yet, but with the update in closed...

EverQuesting: Can EQII’s paid prisons keep problem players in their place?

Huh. That sentiment pretty well sums up those days when despite thinking you've heard or seen it all, something pops up that takes you...

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