column

Really, whatever.

The Daily Grind: How do you feel about the new Daybreak situation?

We've all had a couple of days to process the news that Daybreak Games is splitting most of itself into smaller sub-studios each...
You're already a corpse.

Vague Patch Notes: Chronicle of a Daybreak death foretold

On Tuesday, Daybreak Games announced what amounts to a form of slow death. Technically, sure, what it announced was that the company is...

The Daily Grind: What MMO teammate behavior drives you nuts?

Like many of you, I have had my fair share of pick-up group experiences in MMOs. These haven't been all great or all terrible...

Choose My Adventure: Villagers & Heroes on mobile feels like a true themepark MMO (for better or worse)

Choose My Mobile Adventure has changed locales from the Black Desert on over to the world of Villagers & Heroes, a game...

Lawful Neutral: Examining the ArcheAge class action lawsuit – and what it means for gamers

Gamers threaten lawsuits a lot. Most of the time they threaten lawsuits over things that aren't really something they can sue over, usually due...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO studio had the best communication in 2019?

I am in the weird position lately of finding that my favorite live MMOs are not necessarily made by my favorite studios. I find...
It's a new thing.

Wisdom of Nym: Gunblades across Final Fantasy XIV

I think we can all agree that the explanation given for where the name "gunblade" comes from in Final Fantasy XIV is very...

Not So Massively: Magic: Legends isn’t at all what I expected – it’s better

When we first got word of an MMO in the setting of Magic: The Gathering years ago, a Diablo-style ARPG probably isn't what...

The Daily Grind: Who was the MMORPG gamer of the year in 2019?

One of the awards we considered doing this year but decided not to is one for gamer of the year, specifically MMORPG gamer of...

EVE Evolved: Fight or Flight is a season for change in EVE Online

January marks not just the beginning of a new year for EVE Online but also the start of a new seasonal development strategy...

The Game Archaeologist: Super-early versions of MMORPG websites

One of the absolute best things the internet ever generated has been the Internet Wayback Machine. Through this site, snapshots of millions of...
You may leave school, but it never leaves you.

The Daily Grind: Are there MMOs you can’t admit you’re not playing any more?

I'm still playing Final Fantasy XI! No, really, I am. Sure, I haven't logged into the game in... well... months, at least. Maybe...

Tamriel Infinium: Elder Scrolls Online’s Rich Lambert on the Dark Heart of Skyrim

At this week's live reveal of the Dark Heart of Skyrim for The Elder Scrolls Online, I had the chance to sit...

The Daily Grind: Do you like standard MMO classes or abnormal ones?

Any time I hear about a new MMO or jump into an existing one, the first thing that I look at is its class...
Do this differently.

WoW Factor: There is (not) much to do in World of Warcraft

Here's a fun question for you: How do you count discrete activities in World of Warcraft? It's a more complex concept than you...

The Daily Grind: How would you solve the RvR MMORPG balance problem?

One of the forever problems facing RvR MMORPGs - really any multi-sided PvP MMO, but three-way RvR the most - is the inevitable population...

The Survivalist: My top 20 survival game goals for 2020, part the second

With so many survival titles out there, it's no wonder I couldn't contain my full list of new year goals in a single
About the only thing you can't do is ignore them.

Vague Patch Notes: Guild Wars 2 might be the MMO that defined the last decade

It's been about a week or so since we did our Overthinking on the best MMO of the decade, and I ultimately rattled...
Time?

The Daily Grind: Which MMO do you always think is older or younger than it is?

If you ask me what year Guild Wars 2 released, I'll think for a moment and then respond "2009" with a firm nod...

Desert Oasis: First impressions of Black Desert’s new Guardian class

Remember that Futurama episode where Fry, Kip, and Zaf Branbigan got stranded on a planet full of amazons and were sentenced to death...

ADVERTISEMENT

THE LATEST POSTS

adspacer

TOP CONTENT

NOW STREAMING LIVE ON TWITCH
OFFLINE - SEE YOU NEXT STREAM!