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MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: Astroflux, Star Sonata, and Mankind Reborn

Welcome back to another brief roundup of MMOs and other online games you've (probably) never heard of. Astroflux is an interesting one that...

The Daily Grind: If MMOs scaled back on combat, what should fill that space?

I know that I'm not the first or the last person to accuse modern MMOs of being far to combat-centric in their design, but...

Warframe’s Operation Buried Debts, Hildryn ‘frame, and melee combat revamp are live

Digital Extremes is keeping the pressure up with Warframe's incessant content rollouts, and we are not mad about it at all. Last night,...
All right, I can sort of see it.

Anarchy Online’s first-ever progression server, Rubi-Ka 2019, is now live

As promised, Funcom has rolled out Anarchy Online's first "fresh-start" progression server today. The studio's calling it Rubi-Ka 2019, and yes, you...

Red Dead Online’s testers grump over patch issues as Rockstar updates with Fool’s Gold event

During MOP's last podcast recording, Justin and I discussed Snail Games' upcoming Outlaws of the Old West survival sandbox MMO-lite, and naturally we pointed...

The Survivalist: When survival sandboxes are more MMO than actual MMORPGs

Ever since Life is Feudal announced at the end of last month its dedication to developing a deep roleplay-focused server, I haven't...

MMOs you’ve never heard of: Hades’ Star, Cabal Mobile, Redstone, and Curse of Aros

Welcome back to another roundup of weirdo little MMOs and online games you've never heard of but probably should hear of! That's why...

Indie cyberespionage sandbox MMO Spycursion sneaks into Kickstarter tonight

Back at the beginning of February, we covered an unusual indie PC MMORPG called Spycursion. It's basically a cyberespionage sandbox MMO rich...

Brave the American frontier in Virtual Basement’s upcoming Outlaws of the Old West, published by Snail Games

Step aside, Red Dead Online; there's a new wild-west sandbox moseying into town -- the newly announced Outlaws of the Old West...

Black Desert’s PC version rolls out the new Central Market as Xbox One edition mops up beta bugs

Economy fiends, it's your week to shine in Black Desert. That's because the game's trading system has received a major new implementation in...

Seek memories in Path of Exile’s newly announced Synthesis league beginning March 8

Betrayal. Incursion. Prophecy. Breach. Talisman. Nemesis. Ambush. Instead of words of the day, Path of Exile has words of the league. And with...

EVE Online changes F2P mission access to combat bots and releases its first economic report of 2019

There's been an unfortunate increase of RMT activity in New Eden recently, and in the delicate balancing act that is the in-game economy of...

The Daily Grind: What MMO could really use a true fresh start server?

We talk a lot about progression servers and vanilla servers, branches of MMOs that use different rulesets, either new or old - we even...

Indie sci-fi sandbox Prosperous Universe is rejiggering its roadmap

Prosperous Universe is probably one of the more underrated MMORPG sandboxes we've covered over the last year, chiefly because of its browser-based nature....

EVE Evolved: EVE Online has a gambling problem

The gambling debate has kicked off again in EVE Online, this time in response to the annual Guardian's Gala event that's currently running...

Black Desert: Xbox One beta preload, market value doubling, goldseller crackdown, and Dark Rifts event

Usually Black Desert does its big drops on Wednesday, but we've already got a pile of BDO news growing that just can't wait. For...

Interview: Black Desert’s Pearl Abyss on battle royale design, metrics, cron stones, and future content

Black Desert has had a wild ride over the last year, as has its home studio, Pearl Abyss. Not only did PA...
Where am I? No one gets to know.

Interview: Legends of Aria’s dungeon expansion, early access, ganking, housing, and cash shop philosophy

Indie old-school sandbox MMORPG Legends of Aria has become a household name among MMO players over the last few months, first rolling into...

Spycursion is an indie cyberespionage sandbox MMO hitting Kickstarter this month

So here's a new MMO those of you into espionage and spooks and hackers might like: It's a "continuously evolving" MMORPG sandbox called

MMO designer Raph Koster runs down the key mechanics that drive retention in online games

If last week's "games as a service" conversation piqued your interest, hop on over to Raph Koster's blog. The veteran MMORPG designer...

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