Ahead of Star Wars Galaxies’ 20th birthday, the Legends and Resto rogue servers are on the move

The Star Wars Galaxies emulator and rogue server community is surely eyeing the game's 20th anniversary later this month and is already cueing up...

World of Warcraft Classic pulled Black Temple down temporarily, presumably over gold farming

So let's take a look at something that seems pretty innocent on the surface. Blizzard announced on the official World of Warcraft forums that...

Gloria Victis’ massive roadmap includes a complete rethink of guild castles

Black Eye Games dropped a massive roadmap for Gloria Victis this week, capping off its first four months of post-launch during which it's managed...
They'll let anyone be a primal these days.

Vague Patch Notes: Why we should evaluate MMO systems based on how they break

Back before Final Fantasy XIV's reboot launched, Naoki Yoshida talked about how the developers had plans to make certain primals be world bosses. Players...

The Daily Grind: What one thing do you wish new MMO devs knew about the genre before trying to make an MMO?

No, you can't tell them to flee for their lives. That's cheating. I've been thinking about this topic after Bossa Games announced Lost Skies, which...

Blizzard suggests WoW Token RMT in WoW Classic is ‘for the good of the community’ because of RMT bots

World of Warcraft's WoW Classic community has been on fire for the last few days following Blizzard's announcement that it will port the WoW...

Not So Massively: Godsworn is Warcraft III meets Age of Mythology

It's a testament to how far the RTS genre has fallen that Steam's recent Tacticon festival of strategy games featured almost no RTS titles,...

War Thunder walks back economy changes following review bombing campaign

The outcry from players of War Thunder has been a success. Gaijin Entertainment was planning to continue applying what it called a "rank-based economy"...
Doom approaches.

Casually Classic: Six problems Blizzard has to solve for WoW Classic’s official hardcore mode

Hey, look at that: Blizzard's going and making Hardcore Classic an official thing. As well it should, considering how this community-driven ruleset's been the...

Rumor: What the heck is Riot’s ‘Project T’?

If you've spent any time surfing Riot's hiring ads or press releases, you probably know that the company has a whole lot of multiplayer...

New World devs talk loot, progression, crafting, and the player-driven economy

On this week's Forged in Aeterum, Amazon's Senior Systems Designer Tony Morton and Product Owner Phil Bolus sit for a discussion on New World's...

Some Assembly Required: Red Dead roleplay servers succeed where Red Dead Online failed

One of my all-time favorite single-player game experiences was Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2. The underserved Western genre is beautifully realized in this open-world...
Springtime, etc.

New World improves quest progression, Springtide Bloom event, and world economy with its latest patch

Has this ever happened to you? You've been having a lovely time in New World collecting tokens for the Springtide Bloom event because you...

Vitae Aeternum: A love letter to all that New World does well

When you spend a lot of time in an MMORPG, it can be easy to become bogged down in all of the game's foibles....

Star Wars The Old Republic puts Update 7.3 on the public test server

Now is the time for players of Star Wars: The Old Republic players to get their first peek at the MMORPG's next update and...

Star Wars The Old Republic unveils GU 7.3 Old Wounds in time for Star Wars Day

Star Wars fans readying their sabers for May the Fourth have something tangible to look forward to thanks to Star Wars The Old Republic....

The Soapbox: MMO housing is so much more than a frivolous feature

When The Sims launched in 2000, what seemed like a dull and laughable concept on paper proved to be one of the most compelling...

Black Desert revamps the trading lifeskill for its console edition

The virtual economy is the lifeblood of sandboxes like Black Desert, so when Pearl Abyss puts a trading skill revamp front and center in...
Something less than inspiring.

Star Wars The Old Republic previews several class balance adjustments coming in Update 7.3

Another major update is looming on the horizon of Star Wars: The Old Republic, and it's bringing with it a variety of balance tweaks...

Lost Ark aims to spend 2023 reducing grind and improving the newbie and catch-up experience

Lost Ark has been live in the west over a year now, giving Amazon and Smilegate the opportunity to reflect on how far the...