The Daily Grind: What’s the biggest scandal the MMORPG genre has ever seen?

Over the weekend in the Guild Wars 2 spyware article comments, a commenter remarked that Blizzard's Warden spyware was "the biggest scandal in...

NeoGAF gaming forum goes offline after owner is accused of sexual harrassment

Long-running and popular video game forum NeoGAF went down virtually overnight this weekend following allegations of sexual harassment against the site's owner. A...
Same old story.

World of Warcraft Elysium emulator disbands, reforms under cloud of corruption

The drawn-out story of Project Elysium, one of the more notable World of Warcraft emulators that rose to prominence in the wake...
No, be a dude.

League of Legends dev who insulted streamer is no longer with Riot Games

Two days ago, we reported that a League of Legends developer had landed himself in hot water after he went grossly overboard
You either didn't like the last answer or you didn't care then or now.

Riot apologizes for League of Legends dev who joked about streamer’s hypothetical death

Over the weekend, a Riot Games developer made a Terrible Mistake: Lead Experience Designer Aaron "RiotSanjuro" Rutledge insulted a banned streamer in League of...

Hyperspace Beacon: An open letter to all roleplayers in MMORPGs

I really hate when non-RPers get their kicks out of making light of what roleplayers are doing to have fun. Many times, the roleplayer...

The Daily Grind: When do ‘offensive’ guild names go too far?

Oh, it just wouldn't be a week without some EVE Online drama, now would it? The latest episode revolves around an alliance whose...
Fight for something, probably, whatever.

The Elysium WoW emulator community is in total meltdown

The Elysium World of Warcraft private server community is in total meltdown, so popcorn at the ready. Most MMORPG players would probably have never...

Nostalrius has decided handing its WoW emu code to Elysium wasn’t such a good idea after all

So here's a twist in the Nostalrius saga that we didn't see coming: The group has changed its mind about supporting its...

Leaderboard: What was the best MMO /popcorn drama of the year?

Over the weekend, we doled out our award for the best popcorn MMO -- a jump-in, jump-out game that works as a snack....
EVE Online

EVE Online player promises $75,000 reward for thwarting enemies

If yesterday's CCP crackdown on gambling and RMT in the EVE Online universe wasn't enough drama for you, order some more popcorn for...
We are all alone.

No Man’s Sky subreddit temporarily melts down over moderator frustration

The No Man's Sky subreddit was nuked briefly overnight thanks to the frustration of the mods, who say they debated for several hours last...
Who wants short people!

ArcheAge makes it (temporarily) safer to regrade gear, drama llamas come out to play

One of ArcheAge's more... interesting features is its gear upgrade system. In short, it's a risky proposition to "regrade" gear because it costs...

EVE Online World War Bee update: The Imperium shatters

Recently we've been following the story of the biggest war in gaming history kicking off inside EVE Online and its far-reaching consequences for the...

Gabe Newell fires Dota 2 presenter, calling him ‘an ass’

Dota 2's Shanghai Major tournament got off to a shaky start this week with a slew of technical problems and controversy over presenter...
Our next campaign is for dreams about pipes!

Divergence Online has fully returned to Steam

Day six of the Divergence Online saga: The game has officially and fully returned to Steam. Stained Glass Llama's Ethan Casner...
More exciting than the video.

The Divergence Steam drama timeline: What we know

Update February 2nd: The DMCA complaint has been dropped and the store page is back online. In the wake of Divergence Online's

The Repopulation remains skeptical about HeroEngine’s latest announcement

HeroEngine owner Idea Fabrik announced yesterday that it has made "several positive adjustments" in regard to its ongoing financial situation -...
At least the baddies are... present?

NCsoft addresses Blade & Soul gamemaster name reservation controversy

The Blade & Soul subreddit has been in an uproar the last few days over accusations that NCsoft EU GMs pre-claimed...

Abandoned crowdfunded MMO Greed Monger is apparently back in production

Just when you thought the Greed Monger drama was so 2015, now it's back. The crowdfunded MMO sandbox appeared to have gone belly-up last...