Black Desert Mobile opens pre-registration on iOS and Android as downloads swell to 10M

Pearl Abyss has been teasing Black Desert Mobile's global launch for the better part of 2019, promising at E3 that it'll hit global devices...

Mavericks’ abrupt July sunset was preceded by a revoked SpatialOS loan

Remember back in July, when Automaton Games announced it was shutting down Mavericks, a "massive" battle royal that was aiming to put 1000 people...

PWE’s mobile sandbox MMO ReEvolve resurfaces with new pics and promises

Back in 2018, Perfect World brought a couple of new games to E3, one of them being ReEvolve. At the time, it was described...
Bart, stop creating a diversion!

Vague Patch Notes: Do video games really need trade shows anymore?

The past few years have seen some really big seismic shifts in the game industry. In the time that I've been working here alone,...

E3 2020 wants more consumers, more celebrities, and to pay major media outlets to ‘control the message’

E3 is looking to be a completely different show in 2020 if the plan slides distributed today mean anything. Pitch slides and details shared...

Torchlight II has officially launched for Switch, PS4, and Xbox One today

In last week's WRUP, I mentioned playing a thing I couldn't talk about on my Switch. Now I can because 2012 ARPG Torchlight II...

The ESA’s 2019 E3 journalist database breach wasn’t at all a one-time thing

Last weekend, we learned that the Electronic Software Association, the US's biggest video game lobby backed by some of the biggest companies in the...

Alpha MMO battle royale Mavericks has been canceled as its company enters bankruptcy

Mavericks is toast, I'm sorry to report this morning. GIbiz caught a notice posted on the website of the game's company, UK-based Automaton Games,...

Fortnite launches second-birthday goodies as season 9 ends with bizarre in-game duel

Just about two years ago, Epic Games finally launched Fortnite, a cartoony co-op shooter/sandbox hybrid it'd been working on since 2011 that we called...
Oh, this... keeps my feelings where they were before, really.

Leaderboard: Do you care more about story or combat in MMOs?

After E3, VG247 posted up an excerpt of an interview with Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red that included a startling comment: The studio...

Warframe of Mind: TennoCon hype escalates with announcement of a life-size MOA pet

What would it be like to have your very own Warframe MOA pet? I certainly want one! I'll get a taste of that this...

Black Desert has begun preorders for its PlayStation 4 edition launching August 22

Back at E3, Pearl Abyss dropped a big announcement for Black Desert: The PC and Xbox One versions of the game were getting another...

Elder Scrolls Online details Scalebreaker’s dungeons, multibidding, and battleground updates

As announced back at E3 last month, the next big thing for a post-Elsweyr Elder Scrolls Online is a new DLC called Scalebreaker. Launching...
That's something like a relief.

EA CEO on Anthem: ‘I feel like that team is really going to get there with something special and something great’

We don't want to say that the mood of the Anthem fanbase is fatalistic at this point, but it's certainly not predicting that all...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 225: The slash and burn of Amazon Game Studios

Justin and Bree discuss E3, Black Desert, Warframe, Last Oasis, Amazon, New World, Ship of Heroes, SWG Legends, LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, with mailbag questions on monetizing character costuming and beating bad launch dead horses.

Bungie aims to deliver more Destiny 2 content ‘as often as [it] can deliver it’

The future is looking a bit brighter for Destiny 2, which, after much concern over the game's prospects following Bungie's split with Activision, recently...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s E3 hangover

Honestly, I wondered how the heck Final Fantasy XIV could top the revelation about Hydaelyn and Zodiark at the start of this year's E3....

The MOP Up: Project Torque revs back up for another race

Car racing MMOs have endured bumpy runs in the genre, including the late Project Torque (also called Level R and HEAT Online). Torque ran...
Everything old is... well, it's actually still old.

EA held a summit about toxicity and healthy video game communities at E3

In March of last year, a whole truckton of video game companies announced the formation of what they called the Fair Play Alliance, a...

Fallout 76 will keep its battle royale mode Nuclear Winter live past its ‘pre-beta sneak peek’

Stop us if you saw this one coming: Bethsoft says it's going to go ahead and keep Fallout 76's Nuclear Winter mode "pre-beta sneak...