Daybreak is hosting an EverQuest panel and player meet-and-greet at PAX East 2024

One step back, two steps forward for Daybreak: While the company is currently struggling with layoffs, delayed products, and the abrupt and poorly communicated...
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Just because you're a social pariah doesn't mean that you can't raid in Undecember! The hack-and-slash multiplayer RPG pumped out a new patch that...
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WoW Factor: Steve Danuser was not really the problem with World of Warcraft

So I don't want to sit here and say "oh, things were going so great" before the news that Steve Danuser had actually left...

Multiplayer survival sandbox Smalland exits early access February 15 with new content and features

Back in March 2018, we first caught wind of Smalland, a multiplayer survival sandbox that sees players as itty-bitty sprites surviving in the scaled-up...

Skull & Bones’ soft launch is underway for preorder players ahead of next week’s formal release

Ubisoft's long, long delayed pirate "co-op pirate open world action RPG" MMO Skull & Bones has finally set sail with a soft launch into...

Obituary: Former Free Realms creative director Laralyn McWilliams has passed away

I'm sorry to report this morning that game developer Laralyn McWilliams has passed away at the age of 58. MMO fans will remember her...

Pax Dei promises new items, prettier skies, and shinier player tombstones in next alpha build

When your character dies in an MMORPG and leaves nothing but a tombstone on the ground and sour feelings in your mind, it's usually...

EVE Online tweaks Havoc insurgencies, preps monthly EVE Vanguard tests for subbers

This week's EVE Online patch builds on the Havoc expansion CCP Games dropped before the turn of the new year, with both graphical and...

GDC’s 2024 industry survey: Game devs weigh in on AI, layoffs, unionization, RTO, and more

Every year, GDC conducts an industry-wide survey of game developers and compiles the results in its State of the Game Industry, the 2024 edition...

Casually Classic: 12 quality-of-life improvements coming with Cataclysm Classic

I'm in a very strange place in relation to the upcoming Cataclysm Classic. I kind of didn't want this expansion to happen at all for...

Sandbox MMORPG Pax Dei aims for an early access launch this spring

This year is already shaping up to be thrilling for fans of MMORPGs as we look hopefully at many notable releases coming our way...

Casually Classic: Analyzing WoW Classic’s 2024 roadmap

With another year debuting this week, Blizzard was more on the ball than some MMO studios by already publishing its roadmap for 2024. Two...

End-of-Year Eleven: All the upcoming MMOs to watch in 2024 and beyond

We've said it before, but this time we really mean it: The future of MMORPGs looks amazing. Contrary to years when we've seen only...

Pax Dei promises ‘several milestones’ and shares new screenshots in an end-of-year message to fans

Pax Dei has had a pretty productive year by all accounts, with a first-ever alpha test that drew in over 12,000 players and plenty...

Pax Dei ponders a box price with sub monetization balanced with a free trial and possible game time tokens

Where does the developing sandbox MMO Pax Dei stand on monetization? "Well, we’re sorry to say we haven’t figured it all out —...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO predictions for 2024

It's time once again for the MOP staff and readers to engage in our favorite end-of-the-year MMO: collectively guessing what's going to happen next...

Casually Classic: The seven most important things that happened in WoW Classic this year

What did Blizzard assume would happen with WoW Classic when it rolled out this legacy version of the MMO in 2019? I honestly have...
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End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO stories of 2023

Some years, it's hard to really cut a distinction between the biggest stories of a year and the biggest surprises. There can be a...

Following its alpha test, Pax Dei addresses building freedom and crafting mechanics

Pax Dei studio Mainframe Industries is back inside the safe walls of its Discord with a new post recapping what it learned from its...

It’s game over for E3 as the ESA declares the tradeshow officially dead

Time to scramble around and tweak any awards that mention the death of E3 as a possibility as it's now a certainty: The Entertainment...