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ABK shareholders approve Microsoft buyout, World of Warcraft gets new executive producer

We've got some hefty Activision Blizzard news for you today, so buckle up and let's go for a ride. Shareholders approve Microsoft buyout: On our...

Fractured Veil talks up its level streaming tech, improves visuals, sieges, and construction UI

How can the survival sandbox of Fractured Veil recreate the lush jungle of Hawaii without turning computers into campfires? The answer is level streaming,...

MMO Business Roundup: China’s freeze, ABK’s new diversity officer, and Sony and Epic’s metaverse

Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. China has ended its latest gaming-approval freeze after nine months of regulators locking out...

Star Trek Online’s Stormfall chapter launches May 10, starring Kate ‘Janeway’ Mulgrew

Star Trek Online has a big juicy announcement for your Friday: Its next chapter through the Mirror Universe is called Stormfall, and it's rolling...
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Don’t worry, Apple, Roblox likes you instead of Epic in the appeals process

So back when Epic appealed against the ruling in the Epic vs. Apple case - you know, the case that you thought was over...

Fortnite and its community have now raised $100M for Ukrainian relief

Never let it be said that gamers -- and their associated studios -- can't be compassionate and generous. Epic Games and Microsoft announced that...

Apple seeks to throw out Epic’s appeal of anti-trust lawsuit, and the case may not be heard until next year

Oh you thought this story was over? Oh, my sweet summer child; you don't have two kaiju-sized corporations have the legal equivalent of a...

Fortnite’s profit donation efforts have already raised $50M for Ukrainian aid

A couple of days ago we reported on some philanthropic efforts on the part of Epic Games, which announced that it's committing all profits...

Fortnite’s new season adds Doctor Strange as Epic Games raises millions for Ukraine aid

The third chapter of Fortnite's second season is getting Strange. As in Doctor Strange, the Marvel superhero. This would be strange in any other...

Breaking down Tencent’s extensive holdings across the video game industry

Riot Games, Epic Games, Netmarble, and Kakao. What do these companies have in common? If you said that they're all companies we talk about...

How video game player data collection processes have expanded outside of gaming

The EULA - aka the wall o' text that we all blitz past in order to get to play the MMORPG or multiplayer title...

The Stream Team: Talking Neverwinter Dragonbone Vale with Cryptic

Do you prefer your dragons alive or undead? Massively OP's MJ prefers them alive, so Valindra Shadowmantle's return in Neverwinter's Dragonbone Vale isn't going...

The MOP Up: Aion Classic adds the wardrobe and Abyss treasure room

Aion Classic's 1.8 update arrived this past week, which added the Abyss treasure room, the wardrobe system, fortress siege changes, quest progression, and more...

PvPvE FPS The Cycle’s March 10 closed beta brings new campaigns, activities, monsters, and map

Do you remember The Cycle? It's a multiplayer PvPvE FPS that first made it to our corner of gaming in July 2018, promising "a...
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Epic Games says it’s not establishing ‘Europe’s largest esports center’ in Norway

We've updated the title and the end of this article as Epic says the Norwegian source article is in error and that it is...

GDC’s State of the Game Industry: NFTs, the metaverse, and more than half of game devs want to unionize

Ahead of the annual Game Developers Conference, GDC organizers poll industry workers and release it all in a state-of-the-industry wrapper, which has landed in...

Fortnite opens a digital art exhibit collab with artist KAWS and London’s Serpentine art institution

If there's one thing that players of Fortnite can totally appreciate, it's an art exhibit, which is why there's one now available in-game in...

Overprime is Netmarble’s third-person shooter MOBA that uses assets from the sunsetted Paragon

Before we dig into the meat of that headline, allow us to provide a little bit of history: Paragon, Epic Games' attempt at creating...

Mortal Online 2 developer gets an Epic Games MegaGrant, confirms transition to Unreal Engine 5

The development of the beta build of Mortal Online 2 continues on with everything from player housing and fishing, and now further updates to...

Fortnite’s third chapter completely revamps the island, introduces Spider-Man as a playable character

Fortnite has officially flipped the script and flipped the island with the launch of Chapter 3. No, literally, the island was flipped and has...