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Researchers argue Pokemon Go caused a discernable increase in car accidents, injuries, and deaths

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What is the deadliest video game in existence? If a scientific whitepaper is to be believed, at least in the case of Tippecanoe...
This was not the worst, but we will buy the bus.

Perfect Ten: The big book of MMO death mechanic rationales

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In the ancient Before Times (so, you know, two years ago), I wrote a column all about the different mechanics that hit you...

Star Trek Online fans mourn Deep Space Nine actor René ‘Odo’ Auberjonois

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Another one of Star Trek's greats has fallen, as news broke out yesterday that Deep Space Nine actor René Auberjonois passed away from...

EVE Evolved: Is the EVE Online community a force for good in the world?

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When we write or talk about MMO communities, we often focus on the practicalities of guilds or in-game events, the drama of forums, and...
No, saying that you don't care is not actually an answer.

The Daily Grind: What was the worst MMORPG for corpse runs?

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Pretty much every MMORPG has some sort of corpse run - that is, when you die, you have to run some sort of gauntlet...

Sea of Thieves abandons its planned death tax, focuses on griefing

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Don't worry, death-prone pirates: You won't have to pay the piper more than once when you go down to Davy Jones' locker. Some players raised...

Here’s how Netmarble’s fighting crunch after multiple developer deaths

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Last year, Netmarble came under fire from South Korean authorities following the death of a game developer under its banner. Korea Workers' Compensation...
Hmm.

Saga of Lucimia discusses running after your corpse when you die in a pit

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Show of hands, readers: How many of you have had great fun dealing with corpse runs, trying to retrieve your gear from the spot...
Whooops.

Crunch mode caused a young Netmarble game developer’s death, Korean government says

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South Korean MMO studio Netmarble is being criticized this week for contributing to the death of an overworked game developer in 2016. The...
Vorp?

The Soapbox: Your favorite MMO is going to die

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Your favorite MMO is going to die. Don't take it personally, though; every other MMO is going to shut down, too. That includes my...
Die, die, die!

Crowfall details the mechanics of death, resurrection, and swapping characters

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You will die while playing Crowfall. That's pretty much inevitable. But you will also never die in Crowfall, because you are not your...
She is now one with the Force.

Star Wars: The Old Republic players pay tribute to Carrie Fisher

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The loss of Carrie Fisher, a celebrated author and the actress who played General Leia Organa, is an enormous blow to Star Wars fans...
No, be a dude.

Brazilian teenager accidentally dies following League of Legends loss

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We have had far too many public service announcements on Massively Overpowered in recent months about things not to do around games. For example,...

Ingress player’s death spotlights ARG risks

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Ingress, the alternate reality game where players travel to real-world locations to "capture" virtual portals, carries with it an inherent risk of danger...

Heretics storm into Albion Online

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Albion Online is beefing up its PvE game with this month's Cador update. If you've been following this title for any length...

Chronicles of Elyria hitches its death mechanics to its business model

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Indie sandbox Chronicles of Elyria captured MMORPG players' attention last autumn when it began revealing details about some of its more unusual mechanics,...

Final Fantasy XIV players hold a vigil for Sian Blake in Limsa Lominsa

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Players are holding a vigil following the death of Final Fantasy XIV voice actress Sian Blake (the voice of Yugiri). The...

Chronicles of Elyria features aging, death, and destructible environments

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Chronicles of Elyria is a thing, and a thing that features character aging, character death, and a fully destructible environment, at that. The game's...

Star Citizen’s FPS elements to feature ‘slow-paced tactical gameplay’ and consequences for death

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Cloud Imperium has published another one of its weekly Star Marine status updates for Star Citizen. The post covers everything from engineering...

Xsyon is looking for your feedback on infirmaries, death penalty tweaks

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Post-apocalyptic sandbox Xsyon got a developer update post this week. Notorious Games' blogged briefly about changes to the game's infirmaries and guides,...

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