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Wisdom of Nym: A musing on malaise in Final Fantasy XIV

There's no question in my mind that Final Fantasy XIV is still one of my favorite games of all time. It certainly doesn't lack...
We slightly fixed our stuff mostly at the end!

The Elder Scrolls Online looks back on the progress of 2015

The end of the year is the perfect time to look back over the previous 12 months, decide that they were terrible, and vow...
Going back.

Wisdom of Nym: Why Final Fantasy XIV’s Anima Weapons don’t bother me

Everyone who has listened to my rantings for an extended period of time knows that I did not like the Zodiac Weapon quests in...

Final Fantasy XI adds Unity shirts and jump emotes (and actual content)

After more than a decade of operation, Final Fantasy XI has finally added jumping. Sort of. You still can't use it to reach high...

Elite Lord of Alliance’s first major content patch adds a new level cap, a new area, and Christmas

How long should a game be around before you start upping the level cap? Elite Lord of Alliance (or ELOA as it's known to...
This seems like a tonal shift.

Destiny developers clarify the shift to event-based updates after The Taken King

Players of Destiny might well have expected the game's future updates to resemble what had happened before The Taken King, with medium-sized DLC packs...
Great big world.

Wisdom of Nym: Much ado about Final Fantasy XIV’s Diadem

There's a whole lot to be said about the Diadem. Let's start: It's kind of a mess because it's a really solid idea lacking...
The boogie, for instance.

What to do in RIFT when you’re level 65

So you've reached level 65 in RIFT, and as in any MMO, reaching that level means there's nothing else in the game for you to...

Guild Wars 2 details the Druid, raiding, and final expansion test weekend

Guild Wars 2 players will be able to get their collective hands on Heart of Thorns very soon, and that's a good thing. The...
This went to a bad place.

WildStar previews a new single-player instance, Alpha Sanctum

The Eldan of WildStar weren't content to rest upon their collective laurels; they wanted to do more.  The story of what happened after they...
Crower peep.

Hearthstone’s senior game designer discusses the dark side of new content

Hearthstone is a pretty successful game with four expansions under its belt, yet every single expansion has an interesting danger hanging over its head....
The update's big, yeah yeah yeah.

Neverwinter: Elemental Evil goes live on Xbox One

If you've been playing Neverwinter on the Xbox One, you've had to deal with a bit of update lag. There's no way around it,...

Skyforge’s Crucible of the Gods update is live now

Have you been playing Skyforge and complaining that there's nothing to do? If so, how did you get to that point? The game has...
Not today, old man.

The Daily Grind: Do you like being ahead of the curve or behind it?

When I play Final Fantasy XIV, I like to be... not on the absolute bleeding edge and rushing through everything, but I want to...
Have pride.

Guild Wars 2 provides an overview of Adventures

Let's be real here, everything you do in Guild Wars 2 is some sort of adventure. That's part of the basic premise of the...
It goes the same as a thousand before.

ArcheAge 2.0 is closing the version gap between the US and Korean versions

It's an undeniable fact that ArcheAge took a little while to arrive here on western shores, which means that the game's big updates are all...

The Secret World plots its third anniversary

Can you believe that it's been three years since the release of The Secret World? It's even more surreal if you're a developer who...
Older engines, you know.

Dark Age of Camelot newsletter covers Otherworlds campaign, future plans

If you're eager to unlock new stat caps in Dark Age of Camelot, you're getting your chance over the summer. The Otherworlds campaign will...
Try to actually get a whole lot of things done at once while panicking, that's the option I apparently don't get to avoid.

The Daily Grind: What’s your first priority in a new MMO expansion?

The start of Heavensward access in Final Fantasy XIV has me running around like it's the end times. I need to level the new...
Take a walk on the already-done-this side.

World of Warcraft demos its first timewalking dungeon, The Arcatraz

The next patch for World of Warcraft is sending players back in time, just a little bit. With an expansion based on nostalgia, that...