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Changyou is sunsetting its global Shadowbane revival in May over ‘business adjustments’

So, remember back in 2021 when Shadowbane came back from the dead? I'm now sorry to report it's dying. Again. Longtime MMORPG fans will remember...

Tombstone is a 2-D pixel art MMO set in a western futuristic post-apocalypse set to release this year

Last December one of the MMOs You've (Probably) Never Heard Of that we covered was Tombstone MMO, a pixel art 2-D MMO where players...
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Perfect Ten: Why MMOs should never ditch text chat

If you ever want to feel what an MMO is like without any sort of text chat, then spend a stretch of time in...

Fallout 76 opens the PTS for Atlantic City America’s Playground as Burning Love begins today

Fallout 76 is generally not the game I would've picked to rush Valentine's Day, but here we are: In Bethsoft's latest Inside the Vault,...

SoulWorker hands publishing duties off to Valofe ‘for its continued enhancement and maintenance’

SoulWorker is another one of those action MMOs that has had a history of being passed about more frequently than a football: The game's...

Kritika Zero is yanked from Steam hours before its launch in favor of Valofe’s platform

In the annals of unpleasant last-minute surprises for MMO launches, this one may take the cake. Yesterday we reported that the originally NFT-infested Kritika...

The MOP Up: Path of Exile’s corpses explode less frequently now

Even a middling Path of Exile patch is still a cause for celebration when it arrives, as in the case of this past week's...

Bethesda begins to roll out Elder Scrolls Castles, its latest Elder Scrolls mobile game

Elder Scrolls Online players looking to take their gaming addiction on the go have a good cause to rejoice this week, as Bethesda surprised...

Steam welcomes ‘legally murky’ AI games, voice actors guild forges controversial AI deal

Valve waited until end of business last night to post big news: It's going to allow AI-driven games on Steam, with just enough caveats...

Fallout 76 is heading to Shenandoah National Park in 2024

Even as Fallout 76 struts down the boardwalk of its December Atlantic City DLC, the team at Bethesda has its sights set on something...

‘Shit happens,’ The Day Before devs tell disgruntled players as mass-refunds continue

We're into day six of The Day Before drama, which certainly doesn't embroil any of you, as our readers were too clever to buy...

The Game Awards 2023: Light No Fire, Warframe, Skull and Bones, Palia, Bellwright

(Scroll down to the end for the recap of everything MMOsy!) The Game Awards have become one of the key games industry productions of the...
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MMO Business Roundup: Lockboxes, Twitch Korea, and the FTC’s latest MS/ABK merger appeal

Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. The FTC vs. Microsoft and ABK - Surely you didn't think that "signing the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 448: The holiday MMO rush begins

Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic's Season of Discovery, EverQuest II's Ballads of Zimara, SWTOR's Chains in the Dark, ArcheAge's big Unchained merge, and Wagadu Chronicles' early access, with adventures in LOTRO and Project Gorgon, plus 2023 awards teases and a mailbag topic on getting into MMOs with too much content.

Fallout 76’s Atlantic City Boardwalk Paradise is live with two new expeditions

Fallout 76 is betting that you'll be back for Atlantic City Boardwalk Paradise, which is officially live today to send you to the Jersey...

Massively Overthinking: Penalties for failure in MMORPGs (beyond death)

MMOs generally have one big obvious penalty for failure, right? You die. Oh, usually not forever, not unless it's some niche hardcore realm, and...

Fallout TV series creators talk about its characters, story, and attempts to hit a ‘mordant comedy’ tone

Fans of the Fallout franchise with an eye on Amazon Prime’s upcoming TV series have thus far dug up information about only the cast,...

Unity ejects Weta Digital from its portfolio and lays off 265 more employees

In the frantic race to the bottom in 2023, Unity is pushing hard to cross the finish line first. The former game engine darling...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 447: MMO hackers, headstarts, and proliferations

Justin and Bree discuss the hackings of Ethyrial and Fractured, Palia's beta update, City of Titan's test launch, World of Warcraft's paid expansion headstart, and Guild Wars 2's weapon proliferation beta, with adventures in Project Gorgon, LOTRO, Fallout 76, and WoW.

Fractured Online suffers a nasty admin hack that sees every player city in the game wiped out

The relaunched early access world of Fractured Online has suffered something of an apocalypse as Dynamight Studios CEO Jacopo Gallelli reported on Discord early...