early access

Massively OP Podcast Episode 343: Mysterious and spoopy

Justin and Bree discuss Halloween MMOs, Path of Exile, Star Trek Online, Book of Travels' early access, DDO's freebies, LOTRO's latest patch, and the FFXIV Endwalker media tour, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, New World, and Book of Travels, plus a mailbag question on orbital video game enjoyment.

Book of Travels issues first early access patch, discusses customization plans

With Book of Travels out in the wilds of early access a whole week now, Might and Delight has dropped the game's first update....

Post-apoc survival sandbox Edengrad has officially (and quietly) been cancelled

It's officially the end of the road for Edengrad, the post-apocalyptic survival sandbox from developer Huckleberry Games, and much like someone caught in the...

Star Citizen financial report outlines over £1M in paid dividends to investors as of last year

Since CIG is a UK company, the studio is required to share its fiscal filings, and so it has with the Star Citizen developer's...

The Stream Team: Taking some first steps in the Braided Shore of Book of Travels early access

It's been a long time coming, but after several delays the time has come for Book of Travels to make its early access debut,...
The journey.

Complete coverage of the Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker media tour

It wasn't so long ago that I got to sit down in front of my computer and do something that every Final Fantasy XIV...

Book of Travels says it’s working on the server stability problems that plagued its early access launch

So if you tried to play Book of Travels when it launched into early access yesterday - or you read our coverage - you...

Kickstarted tiny MMO Book of Travels has officially launched into early access

It's early access launch day for tiny MMO Book of Travels, originally Kickstarted back in 2019 for $261,000 with all stretch goals accounted for....

Book of Travels elaborates on the twelve character ‘forms’ that players in early access can select

As Book of Travels continues to roll out its early access in chunks until it opens for all backers on October 11th, the devs...

World of Warships’ latest update adds new German battleships and returning Halloween events

Just because World of Warships is all about historically accurate military hardware doesn't mean the game doesn't like to have fun with itself, as...

LOTRO explains the Brawler’s mechanics as chicken hockey returns

When it comes to the Brawler, there's only one solution needed for all of life's problems, and that's to strike them as hard as...

Book of Travels reveals world map and roadmap to Chapter One

We're just a few days away from the long-delayed early access launch of tiny MMO Book of Travels; indeed, higher-end backers are already in...

EA says it’s still working on server issues following Battlefield 2042 open beta rollout

As of yesterday, Battlefield 2042's open beta is up and running, and it's on a pretty tight schedule: It's early access open beta right...

Book of Travels opens early access for ‘nomad’ backers, emphasizes NDA

Tiny MMO Book of Travels is continuing its staggered early access rollout today. While "settler" ($52) tier players were invited in at the top...
A journey into complexity.

Perfect Ten: A sampler of crowdfunded MMOs and how they’re doing

I've gone on the record many a time as being deeply suspicious of Kickstarter and crowdfunding when it comes to MMOs. There are reasons...

Looter shooter Space Punks revamps crafting in early access

Jagex's and Flying Wild Hog's action RPG with a 'tude, Space Punks, is taking a break from its high-powered rampages to get a little...

Fractured Veil drums up hype for 2022 early access with a new trailer

You'd be forgiven for thinking that kicking out a sizzle reel for a game that's hitting early access next year is a bit like...

Book of Travels opens early access servers for higher-tier backers

While Book of Travels long-awaited and much-delayed early access release is still over a week away, fans who sunk in $52 or more into...

LOTRO Legendarium: Fate of Gundabad is shaping up to be the full expansion that LOTRO needs

Right before all of the news this week got sucked into the gravity well of the launch of a certain MMO, Lord of the...
Temmie get money for college

Temtem eyes a full release sometime next year but exercises caution ‘in case the world implodes once again’

It's been a while since we checked in on Temtem, the creature collecting MMO that's been in early access since January of last year...