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Conan Exiles isn’t going to be free for a week on the Epic Games Store after all

If you follow Conan Exiles' twitter, you might have noticed that a bunch of gamers have been pestering Funcom this morning over the fact...

Battle royale survival shooter The Cycle is taking names for its third season public playtest

It's been some time since we had reason to focus down on The Cycle, the in-development survival sandbox/battle royale shooter that seeks to shake...

Fortnite: Save the World loses its early access label, gains a price tag and less development

Remember when Fortnite was first announced? Back then it was an "action building" co-op multiplayer shooter where the idea was for teams to scavenge...

Conan Exiles makes its way to the Epic Games Store and will be free for a week

If a free copy of ARK on the Epic Games Store didn't exactly light your survival sandbox heart on fire, perhaps you'll be more...

Fortnite silently removes police cars from its world

In a recent update, the battle royale island of Fortnite saw an unannounced change to the game: the removal of police cars. Not only...

MMO Business Roundup: PAX Online, PAX Aus, games for ADHD, Epic’s $17B valuation

Welcome back to another quick roundup of video games business and industry news that bumps into our little old MMO genre over here. PAX: PAX...

ARK: Survival Evolved celebrates five years, makes Crystal Isles map official, becomes latest free EGS game

It's birthday time for ARK: Survival Evolved and its players, which is just one of several announcements made on the game's latest Community Crunch...

The MOP Up: Second Life’s super expensive brothel

It's not every week that my editor marches up to me and demands that I cover virtual brothels as headlining stories, but this did...

Amazon is hosting a game tech event for game devs tomorrow

Amazon Games' John Smedley appears to be pretty fired up about an event that Amazon Web Services is hosting. It's called The Digital Download,...
Here in my car, I feel safest of all.

Epic Games Store (and Fortnite logins) get utterly fouled up by Grand Theft Auto V

Downloading Grand Theft Auto V for free - should you? The Epic Games Store said it'd be a thing to do. But Epic's servers got too many...
Must we?

Fortnite confirms next-gen ports and cross-progression as Epic demos UE5

You know it's a new-gen console year when every game in town is making big promises about longevity, and Epic Games' Fortnite reveals today...

Xbox X developers include Blizzard, Bungie, Pearl Abyss, and Square Enix

With the console still on track to release sometime during the holiday season later this year, the Xbox Series X is preparing a huge...
No, I don't like it either.

Fortnite adds a non-combat in-game social space known as Party Royale

Sure, Fortnite is a battle royale shooter, but once in a while it's also been a point for some impressive social gatherings. It's this...

The MOP Up: Twin Saga blossoms into spring

Spring has blossomed in Twin Saga, with the huge Update 25 bringing a new Senshi quest, the Trade Fjord and Fairy Valley zones, the...

MMO Business Roundup: Warcraft modding, Valve source code leaks, and Nvidia goes good

Welcome back to another roundup of MMO (and MMO-adjacent) industry news! Warcraft modding: Polygon has an interesting explainer up on Blizzard's recent changes to its...

SuperData March 2020: Digital games spending sets achieves new highs thanks to COVID-19

Back in in March, when SuperData was discussing February's monthly gaming revenue numbers, the analysis firm noted that COVID-19 hadn't yet had much impact...

Lawful Neutral: Leakers, trade secrets, and lawsuits in the online gaming world

In recent years, you might have noticed a new type of lawsuit coming out of game companies, as some of the more litigation-happy studios...

COVID-19 Roundup: EVE Online’s huge influx of newbies, live Gamescom is probably toast

Welcome back to another roundup of how MMOs and the gaming industry are faring and fronting during the COVID-19 pandemic. First up: CCP's Hilmar PĂ©tursson...

The Daily Grind: Are you angry about the collapse of Chronicles of Elyria?

Last week, Soulbound Studios announced that in spite of just reaching a semblance of pre-alpha for Chronicles of Elyria, it was out of money...

Check out Rogue Company, Hi-Rez’s upcoming cross-platform team shooter

Rogue Company: It's definitely not Rogue Squadron on a Bad Company binge. It's Hi-Rez Studios' next big thing under the First Watch Games label:...