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Blizzard hasn’t canceled BlizzCon 2020 over the pandemic, is still working on the show

Every week that goes by during the COVID-19 pandemic, we've seen more and more gaming conventions throw in the towel and go digital, some...

Marvel Future Revolution hypes up its universe-merging story in a video

I'm going to be honest, specific details are pretty scant here, but there is a new video from the folks at Marvel...
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Our interview with Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida and Yusuke Mogi

Health concerns kept the staff from Final Fantasy XIV away from this year's PAX East in Boston back at the end of February....

COVID-19 roundup: Brick-and-mortar game store stupidity, ‘reimagined’ E3 2021, and Twitch’s new record

We're back once again with some more novel coronavirus news stories all bundled up for you in one place, and friends, we're going to...
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Vague Patch Notes: Chronicles of Elyria’s road to nowhere

I honestly cannot stop thinking about Chronicles of Elyria. Not in the sense of surprise, mind you; this was pretty much one of...

EverQuesting: Looking back at EverQuest’s 21st year

There are landmark years, and then there are landmark years. (Not to be confused with Landmark, which has been gone for years.) You...
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The Elder Scrolls: Blades is arriving on Nintendo Switch in the spring

Generally speaking, games being ported onto the Nintendo Switch are games that are now becoming more portable than they were before. Not so in...

Survival MMO Population Zero previews world design and exploration

Need a break from watching the news in horror? Population Zero's dev diary might do the trick. Developer Enplex Games has a new...

GDC plans summer events as studios from Gamigo to Blizzard to Riot see player surges

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread here in the US and around much of the world, changing life for nearly everyone - even in...

More and more MMOs are offering sales and events during the coronavirus pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, MMOs and other MMO-adjacent games and studios continue to react, bringing their staffs home and offering bonuses...

Sony provides in-depth details of the PlayStation 5’s specs

While the proof is often in the pudding in terms of seeing actual games run on the hardware, many people still put a lot...

Daybreak, Cryptic, City State, Frontier, and more MMO studios affected by worldwide pandemic shutdowns

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to make itself felt, we've got another quick roundup of news relevant to MMO players. First, we've...

Coronavirus roundup: GamesCom 2020 is still planned for August – for now

With GDC and E3 closing their doors, you might be wondering about GamesCom 2020, originally set for August this summer. Will the coronavirus...

Survival sandbox Population Zero outlines its new 168-hour cycle and account progression

You arrive to the wilds of Population Zero. You have seven days to live. Go. That's, in an extremely unrefined nutshell, the basic...
The Quick and the Gay

Coronavirus roundup: Virtual GDC, Overwatch League suspended, Crowfall and Funcom work-from-home

As the novel coronavirus pandemic's impact is felt across the globe, shutting down everything from international travel to the NBA to markets, it continues...

Coronavirus leads to E3’s cancellation, plus SMITE and Pokemon Go postpone events

Update: The ESA has now made it official. We've included the press release at the end of this article. If you thought it was strange...

Bethsoft hopes Fallout 76’s Wastelanders is finally ‘Fallout with friends’

As MOP's Justin reminded me on our podcast this week, April's Wastelanders expansion really is a chance to set aside much-deserved grudges for

EVE Online shows off visual updates for moons and promises continued regular content patches

EVE Online has posted another episode of its EVE Pulse video series, and while this episode is a bit thin on big...
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Wisdom of Nym: Hints for our next destination in Final Fantasy XIV based on the past and what we’re ignoring

There's not really question in most people's minds about the fact that there's going to be another Final Fantasy XIV expansion. There doesn't need...

LOTRO Legendarium: Five ideas for special servers in Lord of the Rings Online

At PAX East recently, Standing Stone Games teased some details of Lord of the Rings Online's future. I'm going to hold off...

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