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Megacorp known to MMO gamers primarily for its ownership of BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic. EA has previously been the steward of Mythic Entertainment (which in turn once controlled Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot) as well as The Sims Online, Warhammer Online, and Dawngate.

A fine tradition.

Star Wars: The Old Republic fan petition asks for more funding for the game to give it new life

The state of Star Wars: The Old Republic is an odd one. It would seem odd to contend that the game is dying, but...

The MOP Up: WildStar suffers another indignity

Miss WildStar? Well at least there's the soundtrack to listen to on various sites, right? Nope! Apparently NCsoft pulled the acclaimed score...
In we go.

Global Chat: The big question mark of Anthem

What's the biggest gaming unknown for you going into 2019? For MMO blogger Cary at Virtual Bastion, it's whether or not BioWare is going...

One Shots: Dream home

Housing wish fulfillment (or lack thereof) was the main theme running through last week's community postings here at One Shots. Where would we like...
this is fine

Nexon founder’s controlling shares in the company are now officially up for sale

Remember how Nexon's founder and 98.64% share holder Kim Jung-ju made it clear early this month that he was looking into selling his...

Project Horseshoe’s design papers confirm decades of MMORPG lessons

Not everyone involved in game design is trying to squeeze every last penny out of you. Yes, a lot of them are, but many...
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Perfect Ten: The MMOs with the most uncertain futures in 2019

Working in this field has given me something of a sense of how a lot of the industry is going to play out. Take...
I'll be dead soon

Electronic Arts cancels its untitled open-world Star Wars game

Remember that open-world Star Wars game that Electronic Arts' Vancouver studio was working on after the company closed down the previous studio that...

Camelot Unchained recaps reabilitation, trebuchets, dances, and ongoing testing

The Friday updated for Camelot Unchained wasn't actually posted until Monday, but hey, we'll take it, am I right? City State Entertainment's Tyler...

A mutated queen awaits Star Wars: The Old Republic players

Think you've discovered everything there is about Ossus in Star Wars: The Old Republic? You're in for a bit of a shock, then,...

Exclusive: Legends of Aria previews its first major content of 2019

We've had our eye on Legends of Aria since, well, long before it was called Legends of Aria, meaning we've been watching the...
Well, telling people not to is rarely a good look.

Storyboard: What makes an MMORPG a good home for roleplaying?

Guess who's back. I gave Star Wars: The Old Republic a lot of grief over the course of 2018 for the fact that its server...

More MMOs you’ve never heard of: PlaneShift, Stendhal, Ashen Empires, Zezenia, and Project Diaspora

Think you've seen it all and played it all in regards to MMORPGs? There's always a lot of smaller and lesser-known games out there,...

The Stream Team: Secret supply drops in SWTOR

After the SWTOR rescue, Massively OP's Larry and MJ learned about an unscheduled, secret supply drop. Is it full of lab toys for Darth...

Richard Bartle reveals the secrets and history of MUDs

If you know even a little bit about the history of the MMORPG genre, you'll be aware that these games didn't start with

Co-op ARPG Breach hits early access January 17, with packages live now

Co-op ARPG Breach was meant to hit early access before the end of 2018, and as it turns out, it'll be only a...

Craig Zinkievich’s Aliens shooter is looking more and more like an MMOFPS after all

A couple of years ago, several key devs who once built MMOs for Cryptic - Craig Zinkievich, Shannon Posniewski, and Matt Highison - announced...

Ultima Online announces a year of high seas content, starting with publish 104: Rising Tide

A week ago, I finally sat down and cleaned out my ancient Ultima Online account, picking up a thousand items from my house...
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Global Chat: Little things that add up to a great MMO

Ever find yourself running down a list of "little things" that impress you and keep you busy in an MMO when you're trying to...

ReWorld lets you build your own fantasy MMO world

According to the developers, it's "Ultima Online meets Gary's Mod." This is ReWorld, an upcoming multiplayer game that uses procesurally generated worlds that...

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