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Battle Bards Episode 150: The great plains

It may not be the most sexy or exotic of biomes, but plains tend to pop up in pretty much every MMORPG — and...

Massively Overthinking: Morality and compelling choices in MMOs

The most recent episode of The Psychology of Video Games podcast touches on a subject we don't tackle very much: moral choices. It's...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG boasts the most outrageously oversized weapons?

Last week, an old friend of my family (who happens to be an amazing photographer) uploaded a fab shot of a statue of...

Massively Uplifting: Good deeds by the Paladins, Warframe, and AdventureQuest 3D communities

Here we go again with the "games are evil" nonsense, right? We've had that agenda pushed in our faces before, and Massively Uplifting...

Choose My Adventure: Help, the Going Rogue story of City of Heroes has a hold of me

The thing about being a superhero that almost nobody tells you is that there are personal stories involved. Sure, the big picture is what...

The MOP Up: H1Z1’s huge PlayStation 4 update

Do you remember when H1Z1 used to be about surviving the zombie apocalypse? Yeah, me neither. In any case, gear up and slide...

Global Chat: Ranking World of Warcraft’s expansions

Have you ever tried your hand at ranking all of World of Warcraft's expansions from worst to best? Sure you have, because everyone's done...

The Soapbox: The counterproductiveness of limited-time content in online games

While thoroughly enjoying playing Astroneer's special event in honor of Apollo 11's moon landing 50th anniversary that's happening now through August 31st,...

Perfect Ten: Great MMOs that will run just fine on your old computer

The other day a friend was telling me that he used to play EverQuest Online Adventures very regularly back in the day, but...

Blizzard co-founder Frank Pearce departs the studio

When Blizzard Entertainment was created in 1991, three men were at the center of this new venture: Michael Morhaime, Allen Adham, and Frank Pearce....

Into the Super-verse: A possible glimpse into City of Heroes 2

In 2010, popular video game network MTV noted that NCsoft had filed an interesting trademark for a possible City of Heroes 2....
Please post larger pictures, folks.

Wizard101 rolls out a new event with a Crab Alley revamp

The big summer update for Wizard101 is in testing now, and it brings with it a long-awaited facelift for Crab Alley. Wizard...

Massively Overthinking: Do you even *like* MMO expansions?

This seems like an absurd question on its face, right? MMO players are supposed to like MMO expansions. They're progress. They're content. They're fresh...

Perfect Tenception: Our ten perfectest Perfect Tens (since last year) – 2019 edition

For the last two years on the Fourth of July, I've posted up my Perfect Ten list of my favorite Perfect Tens...

Frontier Developments takes steps to brighten the final days of a terminally ill Elite Dangerous fan

If you're in any way connected to the greater Elite: Dangerous community, you perhaps are familiar with the name of Michael aka CMDR...

The MOP Up: Project Torque revs back up for another race

Car racing MMOs have endured bumpy runs in the genre, including the late Project Torque (also called Level R and HEAT Online). Torque...

The MOP Up: KurtzPel’s early access rolls out globally

While it was already accessible to North American players, the anime-styled KurtzPel is now open to a much wider audience thanks to

Massively Uplifting: Supporting St. Jude Children’s Hospital and PRIDE month

April showers bring May flowers, but big-hearted gamers bring forth good deeds any month of the year! And May was no different. Generosity with...
Leaf it up.

Kakao and Netmarble both bid for a controlling stake in Nexon last week

Our days of playing the fun "who's buying Nexon this week" game are quickly coming to a middle as apparently the auction has finally...
Kick it down the road.

Lawful Neutral: Why Josh Hawley’s lockbox regulation Senate bill is dead-on-arrival

There's a special place in my heart for lootboxes and exploitative monetization, and that place is somewhere below the revulsion I feel for Martin...

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