Albion Online celebrates seventh birthday with cake and the Living Legacy event

Albion Online is coasting into its seventh birthday this week with its Living Legacy event splashed across all three regional servers, pitting players against...

From castles to conservation to content, I had a ball at Black Desert’s Heidel Ball 2024

It may have been a bit since the end of Pearl Abyss' Heidel Ball 2024, celebrating 10 years of Black Desert Online, but it's...

Lord of the Rings Online begins its EU server and Veil of the Nine stress test this afternoon

After a brief delay yesterday, Standing Stone Games is back on track with Lord of the Rings Online's Mordor server stress test, which means...

Throne & Liberty KR showcases updates to progression, new activities, a new region, and artifact system

Earlier this week, NCSoft brought a four hour-long smorgasbord of information out of Throne & Liberty's Korean version, with devs hosting a TL meet-up...

LOTRO Legendarium: LOTRO announces its next legendary servers, Angmar and Mordor

Believe it or not, the last time that Lord of the Rings Online brought out fresh legendary servers, it was the pair of Treebeard...

Blizzard promises a ‘robust footprint’ at Gamescom for WoW, Diablo, and Overwatch 2 celebrations

During not-E3's Xbox showcase, Blizzard hinted very strongly that it would have more reveals and festivities coming later in the summer, which made sense...

SGF 2024: Hands-on with NCsoft’s long-awaited Throne and Liberty, launching September 17

Most of the games I played at Summer Game Fest were more enjoyable than I expected - including Throne and Liberty, which was probably...

New World opens console sign-ups for its July Aeternum beta test

Now that you've heard what our own writer thought about his hands-on with New World Aeternum at Summer Game Fest, you can get your...

Black Desert splashes out for its 10th birthday with a visual history of development and community fun

Black Desert is fond of celebrating its more unusual birthdays - like its 3000th day - so the 10-year anniversary coming up in December...

Corepunk opens its doors for its second alpha test today

It's time for 10,000 lucky invitees to hop into the latest alpha test build of Corepunk today, as the second alpha for the MMOARPG...

Amazon Games opens new studio in Romania to support ‘ambitious long-term roadmap’

As large parts of the games industry contract, Amazon Games is buying the dip and expanding with a new game dev studio in Bucharest,...

The MOP Up: Stardew Valley’s creator can’t quit tinkering with the game

Stardew Valley's creator recently sat down for an interview in which he said, “Once I reopen the book on Stardew, I always have a...

Black Desert celebrates 3000 days in the west with freebies, PvP teases, and endgame rings

Pearl Abyss is fond of celebrating odd milestones for Black Desert, but it sure beats a basic anniversary. Today, the company is touting the...

Albion Online has broken its population record again with 358K concurrent players

Last week we noticed that Albion Online had busted through its peak Steam concurrency numbers, setting a new record for the game on that...
Less elf than hoped.

Square-Enix confirms that layoffs are coming to US and EU employees in June

Yesterday we reported on Square-Enix's first quarter outlook for 2024, in which it announced among other things that it plans to "rebuild its ...

Albion Online broke its Steam player concurrency record again as it contends with block in Indonesia

Sandbox Interactive hasn't released Albion Online player counts since Albion Europe went live, but if Steam is any indication, it's going over super well. According...
Everything old is claimed to be new again.

WoW Classic annoys roleplayers with Season of Discovery server merges

How do you do a merge without technically calling it a merge? Well, you close down a server for new players and give everyone...
It's not a good game, Beavis.

‘Evergreen titles and robust content pipelines reign supreme,’ says games industry firm Newzoo

We conveniently had a community discussion on the meaning of old-school when it comes to MMOs earlier this week, so consider that required reading...

Albion Online adds new language channels, randomized starter towns, and account-wide skins

It might be hard to remember it at this point, but launching Albion Online's European fresh start server wasn't the only thing that Sandbox...
Looks nice enough.

Final Fantasy XIV is adding new logistical data center for European players May 7

What if you wanted to log in to a new logistical data center in Europe to play Final Fantasy XIV, but Naoki Yoshida looked...