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Crowfall unveils a 10 event Hunger Dome PvP tournament, talks up new features in April ACE Q&A

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We're still not quite sure when Crowfall will be making its official launch, but the fact that the game feels fit enough to showcase...

World of Warcraft preps a new ‘one-off’ dungeon tournament

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While World of Warcraft's competitive PvP scene is the backbone of its esports program, the MMO's Mythic Dungeon Invitational has grown in popularity and...

Rumor: EG7 and Daybreak might be prepping PlanetSide 2’s Rogue Planet for its own company

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Daybreak corporate sleuth and TheoryForge crewmate @MSandersonD has uncovered another Daybreak gem: new corporate registrations for Daybreak-related companies. California and Delaware filings show that...

Massively Uplifting: Gamestonk, gorillas, and giving in MMOs

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When it comes to feel-good stories in the general media, coming across a positive one about gaming seems harder than finding a four-leaf clover....
oh nooooo

Former Daybreak and H1Z1 vets Anthony Castoro and Jace Hall raise $9M for a ‘genre-defining metaverse’

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The last time we heard the name Jace Hall, it was just about two years ago, when the version of H1Z1 esports he was...

Whatever happened to Mark Kern’s crowdfunded Firefall-successor Em-8er?

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We're taking a trip back to the halcyon days of Firefall to set the stage for this piece, so hop aboard the esports bus...

Blizzard admits to more layoffs, starts up alumni network

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Last week, Blizzard Entertainment began laying off 190 employees, 50 of whom reportedly came from esports and live events. Now we know which other...

Activision-Blizzard has laid off another round of employees

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Don't look now, but Activision-Blizzard just laid off another batch of people. According to a Bloomberg report, the company has slashed just under 190 jobs,...

Alienware cut its League of Legends esports sponsorships short over ongoing Riot Games scandals

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Last month, we covered yet another sexual harassment lawsuit swirling around Riot Games, this one a wrongful termination suit from a former executive assistant...

Fortnite rolls out Primal season, disqualifies esports pro over vile tweet

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If you're hoping for Fortnite's lore to make sense with its latest patch, I have to question whether you've been paying any attention. And...

MMO Business Roundup: Comic Con 2021, Apple v. Epic, and Twitch transparency

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Comic-Con 2021: Organizers have now canceled the core Comic-Con event for the second year...

MMO Business Roundup: CDPR’s misery, Gamestonk revives, Riot’s Game Changers

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Console shortages: You probably saw all kinds of headlines this week about how President...

Kakao Games bids a fond farewell to fans as Black Desert publishing officially changes hands to Pearl Abyss

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Today is the official end of the Kakao Games era of Black Desert. We all knew this was coming, of course: The move was...

Former Riot Games staffer accuses CEO Nicolo Laurent of sexual harassment in new lawsuit

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Another day, another round of bro culture at Riot Games. The latest episode has gone even further up the chain of command, as former...
Well well well, how the turntable.

Discrimination class-action lawsuit against Riot proceeds in spite of Riot’s arbitration success

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In the summer of 2018, which seems like an eternity ago now, Kotaku published a massive expose of Riot Games' "culture of sexism," the...
Why do you have the Dreamworks Faces.

Hi-Rez’s Paladins ends its esports program: ‘It’s time to close this chapter’

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This can't be a good sign for competitive shooter Paladins: Hi-Rez announced this week that it has decided not to go forward with a...

The MOP Up: Valorant welcomes Yoru to the roster

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With the new character of Yoru joining up in Patch 2.0, Valorant's getting more interesting by the day. The team's also helping to clarify...

MassivelyOP’s Weirdest MMO Stories of 2020: Tencent and the Great Chili Sauce Fraud Caper

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Today we're finishing off our countdown of Massively OP's weirdest MMORPG stories of 2020! Coming in at #1 on our list is... Chinese fraudsters posed as...

MassivelyOP’s Weirdest MMO Stories of 2020: Racecar go brrr

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Today we're continuing our countdown of Massively OP's weirdest MMORPG stories of 2020! Coming in at #3 on our list is... The year NASCAR failed at...

End-of-Year Eleven: The healthiest live MMOs going into 2021

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It is only natural that, when you are shopping around for a different MMORPG to play, to consider the health of potential play candidates....

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