Final Fantasy XIV is hosting a panel at PAX East this year

Among all of Final Fantasy XIV's playerbase, there is one question that everyone wants to have answered: What's the actual deal with Hildibrand? How...
Mood, dude.

Crema Games says it is ‘still working on Temtem’ following Temtem Swarm backlash

If you're just a wee bit anxious about Temtem these days, what with a new spinoff being announced after the last spinoff didn't work, the...
Good car, bad game.

Final Fantasy XIV brings back the Final Fantasy XV collaboration next week

It's time to get back in the car, loser, because Final Fantasy XIV is going collaborating. (Note: this applies to people who are not...
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Xbox’s Phil Spencer insists Microsoft’s mass-layoffs position it for future growth, somehow

Everyone just loves Phil Spencer these days, right? Oh, right, all the layoffs. Probably not, then. But according to a recent interview with Game...

The Daily Grind: How have your MMO play habits changed as you’ve gotten older?

The stereotypical progress of MMO players is to start out in college when you have the time to spend 19 hours of your day...

City of Heroes: Homecoming i27p7 is live with newbie improvements, new story arc, and new powersets

A month and a half ago, City of Heroes came back when the Homecoming servers got the official license from NCsoft. A month ago,...

RuneScape cleans up quest requirements while adding Necromancy dyes

We hope that none of you are reading the latest news about the RuneScape update for this week via dictation. Otherwise you will be...

Zenith’s spin-off game Infinite Realms has begun its free open beta

Will today be the day that you decide to fling some blades at things before jumping through parkour courses in VR? Zenith's developers certainly...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO most consistently makes you laugh when it wants to?

It is probably not a surprise that AdventureQuest 3D is not my main game. I talk about the games that are my main game...

Palworld’s community manager suggests you just… play other games if you’re bored

It probably does not need to be restated that Palworld is an odd game. A very odd game, as it happens. But you don't...
Some people

The Daily Grind: Has an alt ever become your main in an MMO?

Whether or not an MMO really is built to require or incentivize alts is immaterial: If you can make alts, some people will make...
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Narrative director Steve Danuser quietly left World of Warcraft last fall

It turns out that World of Warcraft's narrative director left Blizzard last November and no one said anything about it. No, that doesn't mean...
I'm sure it's fine.

Zenith explains how its free-to-play instanced spinoff Infinite Realms uses procedural generation

So the upcoming free-to-play spinoff title for VR MMORPG Zenith, which was announced at the start of the month, is using procedural generation. How...
Rock on.

Final Fantasy XIV increases weekly tomestone limits with patch 6.57

You know it's late in the life cycle of a Final Fantasy XIV expansion when the game uncaps your weekly tomestones as is happening...
Yes, we're all very impressed.

World of Warcraft’s Classic Hardcore mode is bringing in the Self-Found mode on February 29

Are you all proud of yourself because you reached max level in World of Warcraft? You don't really deserve to be proud of yourself...

The Daily Grind: Are there MMO systems you long ago gave up on understanding?

"I do not understand how Ninja is supposed to be played," he said, "and at this point I have given up on understanding it."...
so much better

Former Overwatch 2 lead vfx artist calls out Blizzard for deceptive promotion and pay behavior

Workers and former workers at the various substudios at Activision-Blizzard have been calling it out as an unpleasant workplace for a while now since...
He likes Legos.

The Daily Grind: How difficult should it be to respec in an MMORPG?

It struck me the other day how my two favorite MMORPGs are wildly different in terms of respecs. Final Fantasy XIV offers effectively infinite...
This is the face of giving a damn.

Final Fantasy XI’s Valentione’s Day arrives once more with bird mating

Once again, Final Fantasy XI will spend its Valentione's Day celebrating that which matters most: bird mating. Yes, as always, the annual Valentine's Day...
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Tarisland discusses its business model and in-game economy in a new video

Tarisland has airdropped in a new video about its economy this week, but the downside is that the video is a bit vague when...