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Vague Patch Notes: Getting meta in MMORPGs

This week, MOP's Chris ran afoul of the MMO meta when he was going through New World. Only he... didn't, not really. He ran...

Perfect Ten: The 10 types of MMO rotation

Rotations! They're not just just for your tires any more; they're in your MMORPGs, determining what order you should press the shiny buttons on...

Aion Classic EU announces Rise of the Revenant patch with the new Revenant class

The EU version of Aion run by Gameforge has a big update in store for Aion Classic: Update 2.7 Rise of the Revenant. The...

Embracer confirms layoffs of nearly 1400 people were part of efforts to ‘always maximize shareholder value’

It's only mid-February but already we have a lead contender for most vile CEO quote of 2024: Embracer Group's third quarter fiscal report is...

Disney invests $1.5B into Epic Games with plans to create a ‘huge Disney universe’ in Fortnite

Seeing Disney's various IPs in Fortnite isn't exactly news by this point, but it appears as if there will be a whole lot more...
I need to start taking my own shots here.

Into the Super-Verse: Early SOs pose a perplexing problem in City of Heroes Homecoming

Last week, I talked a bit about how to gear yourself up in City of Heroes. Just yesterday, Bree gave an example for how...

Hasbro’s Wizards of the Coast denies that it’s looking to sell off Dungeons & Dragons

Remember the uproar yesterday when a Chinese website scooped the story about how Hasbro was apparently shopping around the Dungeons & Dragons IP in...

The MOP Up: Magic Awakened deepens the mystery of Hogsmeade

Harry Potter: Magic Awakened rolled out its January patch with a new seasonal chapter, Luna Lovegood card, and a gauntlet mode to try. "Continue the...

Rumor: Sea of Thieves may be coming to other consoles

Here is a dollop of spicy rumor to float in your grog: Sea of Thieves may be coming to the PlayStation and Switch in...

Vague Patch Notes: The ever-changing costs of playing an MMORPG

It was a pretty big deal back when I had first started working at original Massively when the trend started, and I can still...
He seems happy.

Wisdom of Nym: My Viper wishlist for Final Fantasy XIV

One of the things I like about Viper in Final Fantasy XIV is that it fills a gap that the game has heretofore been...
I don't like you.

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...

Path of Exile’s Affliction adds new Ascendancies and brings back Ultimatum

Forget about setting clocks back: I set my clock to Path of Exile updates! And it is time for the final quarterly update of...

Hearthstone’s Showdown in the Badlands releases, Overwatch 2 patches in a reworked Roadhog

It's another bundle of Blizzard game news tied into one package, and this one is specifically for the digital CCG and team-based shooter fans,...

BlizzCon 2023: Overwatch 2’s new hero, Mauga, has goofy guns that were at one point bigger than Tracer

During the Opening Ceremony at BlizzCon this afternoon, Blizzard's Overwatch 2 team was the first game out of the blocks to introduce the new...
I'm annoyed.

Vague Patch Notes: So what are MMORPGs meant to be?

I don't know exactly why I've spent so much time this year fixating on the question about what MMORPGs are meant to be and...

Modders declare petition victory as ARK Survival Ascended team lifts server hosting exclusivity restrictions

Remember when ARK developer Studio Wildcard announced a seven-year partnership with Nitrado for private server rental for the just-released ARK: Survival Ascended, which ended...

Court docs show Activision-Blizzard helped a gun manufacturer market to ‘young consumers’ in Call of Duty title

Just when you thought that Activision-Blizzard news might finally slow down now that Microsoft's officially acquired it, no less than the Wall Street Journal...

Fae Farm applies a patch full of more fixes and relationship progress adjustments

The cozy multiplayer RPG Fae Farm isn't seeing any new content in its latest patch. What it is doing, however, is applying a long...
Perhaps we should try to win.

The Elder Scrolls Online shares tips for success in the upcoming Endless Archive

So are you ready to take on endless waves of enemies in The Elder Scrolls Online's upcoming Endless Archive content? It's coming out on...