EverQuest II opens preorders and beta for Ballads of Zimara expansion, coming in November

Bards, listen up: EverQuest II's 20th expansion is launching next month, and it'll be music to your ears, literally. It's called Ballads of Zimara,...

Wizard101 brings out a new gold skeleton key boss with ‘valuable’ loot

You should always be suspicious when things get a little too quiet around the Halloween season: That's when you know that evil is up...

Sony Interactive’s Jim Ryan steps down next March after three decades of PlayStation

Last night, Sony Interactive Entertainment's Jim Ryan announced he's stepping down from the CEO role after 28 years with the company - the last...

Battle Bards Episode 228: Cheery MMO dungeons

Not every dungeon has to be a drab and dour affair — a fact that sent the Battle Bards searching for the cheeriest tunes...

Talk Like a Pirate Day around the MMO world, 2023 edition

When the internet was younger, Talk Like a Pirate Day was a huge event, the kind of harmless fun every brand and MMO got...

Black Desert PC ends one-sided guild wardecs, tinkers with Great Ocean content

Black Desert PC's latest update clocks in at over 1GB, so you know it's worth your while - especially if you're a guild PvPer....
Straight shot.

Perfect Ten: 10 MMOs you’ve already forgotten ever existed

Falling into obscurity and then being completely forgotten is the nightmare of any creative artist. This tragic scenario is compounded when it comes to...
I used to float; now I just fall down.

Wisdom of Nym: What was my journey made for in Final Fantasy XIV?

Late in the story of Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker, the Warrior of Light is talking with Venat. We'd heard about Venat before, and we...

Wizard101 rolls out multiple teases for a new Wallaru location over the weekend

What is Wallaru? Where is Wallaru? We're not sure, but we do know that it has something to do with Wizard101, as the MMORPG...

Why I Play: Palia is cozy and fun, but why is it multiplayer – and where is it going?

On paper, Palia seems like it wouldn’t interest me. It is a lighthearted jaunt through a bright, cartoonish environment that involves building relationships with...

TennoCon 2023: Warframe’s Whispers in the Walls adds new narrative, hub, and Tenno ‘skin’

What is TennoCon but the opportunity to debut something big for Warframe? Every year Digital Extremes introduces players to new and exciting content that's...

The MOP Up: RuneScape’s community is ‘smashing’ that Necromancy skill

Jagex said that Necromancy has proven to be a huge hit in RuneScape, with the community taking to this new skill line like a...

Global Chat: Getting sucked into Palia

Cozy life sim Palia is making more converts, even after a rough start. One player who's glowing brightly about the title is The Friendly...

The Daily Grind: Are you playing Guild Wars 2 SOTO today – or another big launch?

August is always a super overwhelming month for me, in MMOs and out. I'm always trying to finish up projects in real life before...

Pirate101 unleashes a broadside of quality-of-life improvements including UI scaling and fast travel

Rub the sleep from your eyes and put on your most fashionable hook-hand, because Pirate101 just got boarded by a raft of quality-of-life improvements....

One Shots: Yet not as messy as my teen son’s room

Some weeks we begin our One Shots tour with breathtaking vistas that leave you an emotional wreck as you silently cry at your computer...

Singularity 6 interview: Palia is the cozy cottagecore sandbox to beat as it begins closed beta

The label "cozy" is in increasing danger of becoming a watered-down label thanks to how much it's being used in culture these days. Yet...

Obituary: Beloved Pantheon Rise of the Fallen customer service rep passes away after a vehicle accident

The death of any game development team member is always a sad thing to report no matter their title. It's that framing that Pantheon:...

Wizard101’s latest patch delivers the Crying Sky raid, plus name- and gender-swapping

Wizard101's latest patch has arrived to punch up the summer for the little kids and big kids and yes grown-ass adults too (more power...
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Wisdom of Nym: Reviewing Final Fantasy XIV patch 6.45, from Blue Mage to Rokkon

Look, I know what the title says, but this review is not actually going to be any shorter than normal. If you were worried...