Yay, a thing we didn't want.

Overwatch teases Lifeweaver’s abilities ahead of his addition to the game on April 11

My therapist: "Prettier Healing Hanzo isn't real in Overwatch 2, he can't hurt you." Me: "No, you don't understand, he's going to be real on...
Looking for more to make a boat work.

Book of Travels shows off its character creation in full in a new video

Character creation is important in any MMO, and this is especially true in the case of an open-ended and slower-paced game like Book of...
Look how they massacred my boy.

The Daily Grind: How much do you care about your MMORPG characters?

For some people, your avatar in an MMO is a collection of stats, gear, and abilities first and foremost. They do not see their...
This looks fine.

Final Fantasy XIV takes a closer look behind the motives of Hermes in its anniversary fiction

If you've seen the ending of Final Fantasy XIV's most recent expansion (and really, it's been months, what excuse do you have for not...

Leaderboard: What’s more important in an MMO – character visuals or world visuals?

When I first got to Massively-that-was, well over 10 years ago now, one of my tasks became front-page editing, meaning I had to keep...

Atlas Rogues brings Nix and Aurora into its roster with its newest update

The nice part for Atlas Rogues is that it has a lot of the eponymous rogues to add into the game just based on...
Why dress for a fight?

Shadow Arena adds in the range-swapping Lahn to the hero lineup

Some characters in Shadow Arena are all about fighting at a longer rage, hiding behind ranged weapons and spells on the basis of being...
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The Daily Grind: What limitations do you place on alts in an MMO?

It's really silly to have alts in Final Fantasy XI or Final Fantasy XIV. I do. I actually have several. The one saving grace I have...
Gosh, that was a mistake.

New World’s latest video dev diary covers weapons and specializations

If you're eagerly looking forward to New World, you will want to watch the video below. Then you will hear the first words spoken...
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Heroes of the Storm adds a cataclysmic new challenger, Deathwing

It's time to just ruin everything in Heroes of the Storm with the addition of the game's newest hero, Deathwing. Yes, everyone's favorite world-shattering dragon has...
This is not ambiguous. It actually seems pretty straightforward.

The Daily Grind: Do you have unplayed MMO characters you refuse to delete?

For the longest time, I had an orc in World of Warcraft whom I had never played past level 7 but who was never getting...
Welcome to priority town.

Overwatch’s next hero is not Sojourn, but a lot of people wish she were

You all remember how people were a little bit miffed about the introduction of Wrecking Ball/Hammond into the Overwatch lineup, right? To summarize very quickly,...

Overwatch explores the lore and mechanics behind Baptiste before his live release

Good news, Baptiste fans, the new healer is going to be deployed to Overwatch's live servers within the next couple of weeks according to the...

Closers Online’s Luna is live today for shield-bashing fun

Years of shields as a tanking tool in MMOs tend to make us think of shields as being purely defensive, but when you think...
This is perhaps more than a tease.

Heroes of the Storm announces the arrival of Mal’ganis

Characters from the Warcraft franchise make up the lion's share of the heroes in Heroes of the Storm, but there are still some notable...

Rockstar teases Red Dead Redemption 2 characters in series of tweets

We're just over a month away from the release of Rockstar's much-anticipated Red Dead Redemption 2, and the studio is taking to Twitter to...

WVU researchers post survey seeking input on video game character avatars

I suspect that most MMO players, especially the sort who hang out on forums and blogs and care deeply about the games they play,...
This seems like more of a half-move.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO would benefit from a character creator upgrade the most?

It's a pity that World of Warcraft hasn't really updated its character creation in a long time, because the game direly needs it. The...

Warframe teases The Sacrifice trailer and June update – including the next frame

Warframe has been busy preparing its next major story update. It's called The Sacrifice, it's coming in June, and it's even getting an honest...

Closers brings Harpy into the game along with Special Agent Yuri

Going through life with a name like "Harpy" is going to produce certain expectations from others, so we can imagine that the latest agent...