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EVE Online opens applications for closed beta testing of its Excel spreadsheet integration

The literal application of "spreadsheets in space" for EVE Online is taking one step closer to reality. The game's integration with spreadsheet software Microsoft...
Darn it, Quin.

Betawatch: Quinfall plans a big dang world, not player funding

Quinfall is a new MMORPG on the way that either has a big issue with the number five or people named Quin, which may...

New Turkish MMO Quinfall says it won’t seek player money before launch

On Monday, we inadvertently set off a bit of a firestorm by reporting on new Turkish MMORPG The Quinfall, which studio Vawraek Technology said...

Quinfall claims it’ll be ‘the biggest MMORPG universe in the world’

Don't look now, but there's a brand-new player on the MMORPG board. Welcome Turkey-based Vawraek Technology, which was founded in 2021 and is apparently...
Sure, all right.

Betawatch: Gloria Victis finally heads for launch

It's been years since the day when Gloria Victis first made its way into early access, and you can hardly be blamed if you...

Whatever happened to NetEase’s DarkBind?

Last spring we got word of a new NetEase mobile MMO in the works called DarkBind. The studio promoted the game's attractive graphics, hardcore...

Albion Online launches an Asian server on March 20 with multiple founder packs

Albion Online, recipient of our own Best PvP MMO award two years running, is expanding its horizons eastward with an Asian server launching on...

Jagex details plans to beta test RuneScape’s updated account system starting January 26

Apparently the account system that powers Jagex's MMORPGs is at the end of its road, so the devs of RuneScape and Old School RuneScape...
Oh, well, good.

Betawatch: The Repopulation says goodbye once more

So The Repopulation has been through the wringer over the years, having been spirited away from its creators and original stewards by Idea Fabrik...
Reveal to me your secrets! Please.

Wayfinder drops lore blog ahead of next week’s beta testing

One of our most-anticipated releases of 2023 is preparing for another round of closed beta tests. Wayfinder reiterated that it's planning its first PlayStation...
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Betawatch: Pantheon schedules its first monthly pre-alpha for later this month

So some people may have been a bit skeptical when Pantheon promised it would have monthly pre-alpha tests in 2023. And, you know, there's...

EVE Online says lowsec murder and ship production are up since Uprising

In its first producer's letter of 2023, CCP Games is once again talking up EVE Online's active players, but if you're hoping for an...

Mad World recaps everything added since the last closed beta

Just yesterday we were wondering what Mad World was up to and found that it was kicking out armor previews and all the videos...
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Betawatch: Book of Travels disambiguates content and features

Have you tried to find the difference between content and features in Book of Travels? According to a new dispatch from the team on...

Social life sim MMO Polity enters free-to-play early access

Back in April 2021 we caught wind of Polity, a social-centered life sim MMO from Turkey's Jib Games. The crux of the gameplay loop...

Betawatch: Waven’s alpha testing is active and rolling

So, how are things going with Waven's testing? Well, the good news is that the team is sharing regular patches and updates with fans....

Corepunk has suffered yet another delay but says beta is finally ‘close’

Despite previous promises that it would have a closed beta test running by the end of 2022, Corepunk and its team announced that it's...

The MOP Up: Chimeraland heads to the Epic Game Store

The unholy, unnatural, unbelievable Chimeraland has its sights set on a new conquest: the Epic Game Store. The studio announced that it's releasing on...

Make My MMO: The biggest MMO crowdfunding stories of 2022

Welcome to a special edition of Make My MMO, Massively OP's column keeping track of all the crowdfunding MMOs in our genre. Last year, the...
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Betawatch: Evercore Heroes delays its beta testing

Evercore Heroes is like a competitive PvE MOBA. No, really. Player-controlled teams take on enemies in a race to see which team can clear...