Riot confirms Runeterra MMO’s group-centered design philosophy

While Riot Games' in-development Runeterra MMO still hasn't publicized anything that resembles gameplay, release plans, or even testing plans, what it does have is...

WWII MMO players Foxhole stage in-game labor strike over virtual manufacturing issues

One of the factors that makes Foxhole stand out in the field of World War II games is that it allows players to be...
I want a Milky Way.

The Daily Grind: If you quit WoW in 2021, where did you go?

A while back on Reddit, I saw a question asking former World of Warcraft players where they've gone. It's not a novel question; we've...

RuneScape talks up the first Ninja Strike update of 2022 and Oasis Restoration community rewards

New year, new Ninja Strike update to RuneScape! The game's latest weekly newsletter is heralding the first "scattershot" quality-of-life update made by the Ninja...

The Daily Grind: Do you have any real-life foibles you carry into MMOs?

My husband likes to tease me because I have this thing about consumables. If I have two lotions or soaps or snacks, I am...

The Stream Team: Taking a return trip to Dungeons and Dragons Online

While most of the Dungeons and Dragons Online livestreams have been with MJ, this time it's Chris's turn to step into the shoes of...

One Shots: It’s not easy being green

Kermit the Frog famously said that "it's not easy being green." But I think he was an ungrateful amphibian who didn't comprehend that his...

The Game Archaeologist: Talking 25-year-old Tibia with CipSoft

It's not every MMORPG that can boast that it started back in the late '90s and is still going strong even today. However, Tibia...
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WRUP: Chain letter edition

U have been given the SPOOKY SKELINTON WHAT R U PLAYIN and now u are AFFLICTED! If u dont want the spooky skelintons to...

The Daily Grind: How long do you wait to give an MMO a second chance?

I'm a big believer in second chances with MMORPGs, because so many of my personal favorites weren't favorites right out of the game. In...
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Temtem patches in bug fixes and monster differentiation based on community feedback

It's been an interesting ride for Temtem over the past year, with the game receiving its final planned region in an update and eyeing a...

World of Warcraft esports prep 15th year with $1.8M prize pool, hope for summer live events

Given that the default MMORPG community reaction toward esports in MMORPGs tends to be a collective eye-roll, you might be surprised to learn that...

Global Chat: Does Doctor Who have a place in EVE Online?

As we crack open another edition of Global Chat, The Ancient Gaming Noob tackled the utter weirdness that is a cross-media promotion between EVE...

The Daily Grind: What MMOs are you no longer anticipating?

Yeah, this is going to be a hard Daily Grind to write. But there are some MMOs that have lingered so long in testing...

Massively Overthinking: The biggest 2021 MMO trainwrecks (almost) nobody noticed

Believe it or not, we're finally almost done with our entire lineup of turn-of-the-calendar-year content and recaps and tallies. It's exhausting! But I have...

PSA: Make sure to select your Guild Wars 2 WvW beta guild by tonight

As promised, Guild Wars 2 is kicking off its next WvW Restructing beta tomorrow, along with a bonus experience event for participants. Before that...

Kickstarted VR MMORPG Zenith launches on Oculus, PSVR, and SteamVR January 27, with PC coming ‘later’

You might recall that Kickstarted MMORPG Zenith was already teasing an early 2022 launch when it hit beta back in December. Now we know...

Lord of the Rings Online defends – and now pauses – controversial pay-to-win currency changes

(We've updated the end of this article with SSG's afternoon announcement that it will be pausing this plan. The original article follows.) An abrupt announcement...

The Daily Grind: What do you think the end looks like for the ongoing Blizzard saga?

Folks, it gives me absolutely no happiness to say this, but it's increasingly difficult to see an outcome in the ongoing Activision-Blizzard scandal where...

The Daily Grind: Should MMO dungeon grouping tools be standard features?

I've noticed that when the topic of LFG tools and dungeon finders for MMORPGs arises, people have... opinions. Strong, fervent, hearty opinions with chunky...