Blizzard promises a ‘robust footprint’ at Gamescom for WoW, Diablo, and Overwatch 2 celebrations

During not-E3's Xbox showcase, Blizzard hinted very strongly that it would have more reveals and festivities coming later in the summer, which made sense...

SGF 2024: Multiplayer RTS Stormgate debuts opening cinematic and Celestials faction

The beginning of this year saw hungry RTS fans toss all of the money at Stormgate, an upcoming multiplayer strategy game from developer Frost...

Stormforge is a new multiplayer survival sandbox inspired by D&D and The Stormlight Archive

Among the new multiplayer games announced this weekend during not-E3 is a fresh "open-world fantasy survival crafting game" called Stormforge (you might have heard...

SGF 2024: Amazon unveils New World Aeternum, its console relaunch of the MMORPG

Ever wish New World were more cinematic - and more available on more platforms? Well, all of those things will be true come October 15th, 2024,...

Summer Game Fest 2024: New World, Dune Awakening, Palworld, and more MMO reveals

Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest - aka not-E3 - is set to begin this evening at 5 p.m. EDT, and if you've been following...

IGN Live joins a long list of games industry events filling the June E3 hype void

The death of E3 has left quite a spring and summer hype vacuum for the games industry to try to fill - and Geoff...
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WoW Factor: Exit BlizzCon, for good this time?

Back in 2021, we learned that there was not going to be a BlizzCon 2022. This did not surprise me, and I penned a...

Multiplayer survival sandbox Smalland exits early access February 15 with new content and features

Back in March 2018, we first caught wind of Smalland, a multiplayer survival sandbox that sees players as itty-bitty sprites surviving in the scaled-up...

Skull & Bones’ soft launch is underway for preorder players ahead of next week’s formal release

Ubisoft's long, long delayed pirate "co-op pirate open world action RPG" MMO Skull & Bones has finally set sail with a soft launch into...
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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...

It’s game over for E3 as the ESA declares the tradeshow officially dead

Time to scramble around and tweak any awards that mention the death of E3 as a possibility as it's now a certainty: The Entertainment...

Skull and Bones is now targeting February 2024 for its launch following eleventy billion delays

Insider Gaming is reporting that Ubisoft has finally narrowed down Skull and Bones' launch date to February 16th, 2024. And believe it or not,...

The Soapbox: The real cost of breaking trust with gamers

There's a quote going around these days in gaming spheres about trust being like a broken vase that can be fixed but will never...
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The ESA is no longer working with ReedPop for the theoretical next E3 event

Well, if you were dreading the possibility of E3 coming back in 2024 under ReedPop's direction, you no longer have to worry about that....

After six delays in its long development, Skull and Bones has finally entered closed beta

It's been an extremely long time coming, but Ubisoft's Skull and Bones is finally entering closed beta. The pirate multiplayer title we first demo'd...

Massively Overthinking: The MMOs we wanted a decade ago

Back in May, MOP's Justin penned a fun blog piece on his Bio Break blog about the games he wanted all the way back...

ESA claims it is ‘currently having conversations’ about E3 in 2024 and 2025

With E3 officially dead for this year, many are likely assuming that the Entertainment Software Association's marquee show is completely dead. This presumption was...

Skull & Bones will finally hit closed beta in August after at least half a dozen delays

It's looking like maybe Ubisoft's Skull & Bones' sixth delay might have been its last, as Ubisoft finally announced this afternoon at Ubisoft Forward...
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Summer Game Fest 2023: Throne & Liberty, Path of Exile 2, Black Desert, Wayfinder, Fae Farm

We're updating at the end of this post with all the big MMO news! Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest arrives today, marking the closest thing...
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BlizzCon 2023 has been announced for November 3-4 in Anaheim

Well, here we go. The past couple of years have not featured a celebration of Blizzard as a company because... well, we have a...