Pokemon Go’s newly announced Hoenn Tour is kind of metal

Another day, another slew of upcoming Pokemon Go events. While many players thought the previous Sinnoh event was rather humdrum, the recently announced Hoenn...
This has not gone according to plan

New datamined cinematic for World of Warcraft Shadowlands points to major story developments

We're being circumspect here because, well... this stuff is spoiler-ish. If you've been really enjoying the plot of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands up to...
The vista

The Daily Grind: Do you like collecting trivia about unused MMO content?

We recently ran a feature all about an iceberg of obscure World of Warcraft knowledge, weird unused parts of the game or old promotions or...
To sink beneath.

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands continues its march of encrypted alpha builds

In the abstract sense, it's really not unheard of that we as of yet don't know more about World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. It's not all that...
Cool, cool cool cool.

Datamining unveils hints about the remaining content in the Icebrood Saga for Guild Wars 2

When you're curious about the upcoming content for Guild Wars 2 but don't have any official word on the matter, who do you turn to?...

Square Enix has begun issuing bans to Final Fantasy XIV dataminers

How do you feel about dataminers? If you're within the Final Fantasy XIV community, you likely know that datamining is against the terms of...

Fortnite introduces the Chug Splash in today’s update as Epic steps up anti-datamining measures

The latest update to Fortnite is live today, and it allows players to share a drink in a rather unconventional fashion with the introduction...
hnn... colonel

Apex Legends developer reminds players that datamined information is not a development roadmap

Gosh, people really do seem to love Apex Legends, and with that comes the natural human impulse to dig around in the game's data files...

Apex Legends developers ban 355K cheaters as dataminers find new weapons

Rising battle royale star Apex Legends just reduced its playerbase by 355,000 players. First, congratulations are in order for having enough players that banning 355,000 would...
Who wants to help me do something annoying?!

RIFT datamining discovers a new companion system

A brand-new feature has been datamined on RIFT's test server, with players trying to figure out what this system entails. It's called Planar Disciples, perhaps...
Like this, but more summer.

RIFT datamining uncovers the gear and pets of Summerfest

It's summertime, and that means seasonal events will flow like wine in MMOs. Why go out into the heat and sun when you can...

Guild Wars 2 fans find evidence of ‘awakened’ mounts incoming

Possibly due to the delay of the next Guild Wars 2 living world update, certain store assets have been added to the game's files...
We're not dead yet.

RIFT datamining uncovers new decorations, items, and damage values for Prime

Datamining: the time-honored practice of digging things out from the client files for a game that hasn't yet been put into the game. RIFT...

The Daily Grind: Do you enjoy MMO datamining?

The latest expansion for World of Warcraft hasn't had a whole lot of official announcements made recently, but there's still a steady flow of...
I hear and obey.

New followers are mined out for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

If you'd hoped that the idea of follower missions would go away in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, we're sorry to inform you...
Barf barf barf.

The latest World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth build brings even more hints of Mag’har Orcs

We don't yet have all of the allied races promised to us for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth available in the test builds....
Burn it, sure.

World of Warcraft explains hunter pets in Battle for Azeroth while datamining unearths more secrets

We're not going to blow anyone's mind by stating that pets are pretty central to the experience of playing a Hunter in World of...

Sea of Thieves datamining hints at another faction and an open beta

The beta client for Sea of Thieves has been updated once again, but don't get your hopes up about playing it right way, as...

World of Warcraft starts Battle for Azeroth alpha testing

Blizzard is getting prepared. Blizzard Watch reported that the studio has started World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth alpha testing this week. The test is...
Who lives, who dies, do you get stories.

Datamining hints at story quests coming to Pokemon Go

The thing about datamining is that it doesn't always paint a picture of where a game is going; it paints a picture of where...