Diablo IV bans seasonal character exploiters as patch 1.1.1 finally arrives

It likely won't come as a surprise to anyone that Diablo IV fans pulled against the yoke of the Season of the Malignant restriction...

The Daily Grind: Does playing MMOs with your kids ever frustrate you?

I love my kids, and I love that my kids are growing up to be smart and healthy people and gamers, but man, there...
I'm being generous, for some reason.

Blue Protocol JP adds a time attack dungeon, warns against using an XP exploit, and tweaks gacha odds

It's time for another giant news dump as we continue watching the progress and updates from Blue Protocol's Japanese version. Here is the latest: ...

The Division 2 doles out punishments to players who were using an exploit in Descent mode

The recently added Descent mode of The Division 2 apparently arrived with a pretty major exploit that was letting players earn reams of unintended...

Sea of Thieves banned tens of thousands of accounts for exploits and toxicity this spring

Hey cheaters. Sea of Thieves cheaters, specifically. Your time to walk the plank has come. That's according to a blog from studio Rare, which has...
Ox in, free.

The MOP Up: Neverwinter buffs its companion healing factor by up to 100%

Neverwinter's medically minded companions received a massive infusion of green numbers this past week, as Cryptic buffed those particular pets by a significant amount. "We...
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 MOP Up: Netmarble and Take-Two finances are powered by MMOs

We have a couple more earnings reports to, er, report to you today. Netmarble's Q1 2023 financials reported $472.4M in revenue, with MMORPGs making...

Mad World’s Steam version is still MIA while an exploit in latest patch requires a three-hour rollback

It's time once again to see how things are going with the hell-made Mad World, and we're sorry to report that things are still...
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...

Ethyrial Echoes of Yore’s reset descends into chaos with new bugs, tanking reviews, and lead dev’s partial withdrawal

The initial Steam launch of Ethyrial: Echoes of Yore went badly enough that developer Gellyberry Studios announced plans for a full server wipe and...

Book of Travels continues to apply bug fixes and general gameplay updates

The patching, polishing, and bug fixing continues for tiny multiplayer online title Book of Travels. The game's two latest patches continue developer Might &...

Mad World promises ‘new beginning’ with better stability, gameplay tweaks, and ‘less mad’ management

It is now very clear that Mad World's takeoff has been less than good, as developer Jandisoft has been hammering in multiple patches to...
Well, that sounds familiar.

Ethyrial Echoes of Yore continues to patch in updates ahead of tomorrow’s server wipe

Tomorrow, May 12th, is the day when the devs at Gellyberry Studios hit the reset button and wipe Ethyrial: Echoes of Yore's server, but...

Guild Wars 2 tests map queueing feature, finishes DirectX 11 migration, and fixes the Elementalist exploit

Guild Wars 2 released a minor update today with some interesting implications for players trying to join specific maps that are already full. "Players can...

A serious Guild Wars 2 exploit led to a temporary Elementalist nerf over the weekend

On Saturday, ArenaNet took the unusual move of disabling a couple of Elementalist traits in Guild Wars 2 that made the Weaver spec nigh...

The Division 2 threatens to ban players over XP glitches that are causing server instability

Apparently, players have found a way to earn loads of XP in The Division 2, but doing so is causing the game's servers to...

The MOP Up: Guild Wars 2 reworks its Gyala Delve meta-event

Guild Wars 2 pushed out a patch last week that adjusted how the Gyala Delve meta-event functions and doles out rewards. Part of this...

Neverwinter readies an underground trial full of illusions and traps for unwary visitors

You know what's a fun word to quickly say six times in a row? "Menzoberranzan." And you best be practicing that too because Neverwinter's...

Ubisoft swings the banhammer at nearly 19,000 accounts for using an unspecified ‘fraudulent exploit’

We can all generally agree that using an exploit in an online multiplayer game is just asking for trouble at best and is the...