The Stream Team: AdventureQuest 3D’s brand-new Battleon chess

Apparently, it is dangerous to suggest T.V. shows to Artix because they soon become a part of AQ3D! Case in point: A new chessboard...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: RISE, Carth, Hunternet Starfighter, World of Kung Fu, Heroes Evolved, Arelot Kingdom, and Project EVE

Welcome back to another quick roundup of some MMOs and MMO-adjacent titles you’ve probably never heard of. Of course, YOU have heard of them,...

Albion Online adds 20v20 Crystal League battles and adjusts group warfare features in latest update

Crystals are super important in the world of Albion Online, apparently. Or at least, they're important enough that 40 people will want to...

Crowfall’s December ACE Q&A talks up active skills, shows off a new castle, and confirms some VIP benefits

The beginning of December for Crowfall means yet another ACE Q&A livestream video featuring J. Todd Coleman and Thomas the Beard. This...

Lord of the Rings Online boasts at least 11,000 quests

Maybe at this point, Frodo and Sam should feel some pity toward the rest of us. After all, Lord of the Rings Online...
I circle the waterfront, I'm watching the sea.

WoW Factor: The five paths forward for WoW Classic

Throughout its lifespan, WoW Classic has had an interesting relationship with the future. Not just because it is and always was an explicitly back-looking...

Npixel reveals stunning ‘space-time’ MMORPG Chrono Odyssey

If you like Gran Saga but want something a bit less cartoony, you're going to want to feast your eyes on the second MMO...

Final Fantasy XIV posts the preliminary notes for Tuesday’s patch 5.4, Futures Rewritten

The posting of patch notes for Final Fantasy XIV is a long-respected tradition because they're always extensive and they first come out before the...

The Daily Grind: What MMO needs a waaaaay better tutorial?

Ultima Online studio Broadsword is currently hard at work on a new game mode and server that is explicitly meant to onboard...

The Stream Team: Descending into Neverwinter’s The Chasm

After ascending Icespire Peaks, it's time to descend into The Chasm. Massively OP's MJ is leaving the iciness behind and moving on to the...

Massively Overthinking: MMO cash shop confessions

Do you ever pick up a drink absentmindedly, thinking it's going to be something, but it's actually something totally different that you hate? You...
And then it explodes.

Final Fantasy XI previews its December version update without any Odyssey content

It says something about this particular year that it's actually comfortable and refreshing to find something being delayed just because it isn't quite polished...

Indie MMO Gloria Victis has just rolled its way into beta

Happy beta launch week to Gloria Victis! No, really. The MMO has been in early access alpha since 2016, but it's finally moving...

Crowfall plans to replace stat-building passive skills with active skills in its next update

Players unfamiliar with Crowfall's terminology should know that "passive skills" in the game mean they allow players to accrue stats over time whether...

Skyforge has delayed its planned fall Nintendo Switch launch to February 2021

One of the highlights of the end of 2020 was meant to be Skyforge's Switch launch, but unfortunately, has opted to...
Venting prevents ex-plo-si-on.

Vague Patch Notes: You are and are not who you are in MMOs

If you've never been hit in the face, you're not really prepared for when someone does it, much less when it's a fist instead...

Pearl Abyss plans to reveal Crimson Desert during this year’s Game Awards

If you wanted a clear-cut reason to watch The Game Awards on December 10th, Pearl Abyss is happy to oblige: It's planning on releasing...

RIFT’s Fae Yule has a few surprises in store for Telara’s faithful, including a new world event

What better present could starved and hungry RIFT players ask for -- and receive -- than some brand-new content for their neglected MMO?...

Final Fantasy XIV updates its site for patch 5.4 with more details on gear, side activities, and rewards

It's only a few more days until Final Fantasy XIV brings players into the content-filled world of patch 5.4, but there's still a...

New World of Warcraft trailers drop for WoW Classic’s Naxxramas and Shadowlands

Today is a momentous day for WoW Classic, as Blizzard is triggering the ultimate patch for the vanilla-era edition of the game. That's...