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LOTRO Legendarium: What Daybreak’s sale revealed about LOTRO

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Just when I thought we were getting to a quieter point in the year where I could engage in a leisurely wrap-up of the...
I circle the waterfront, I'm watching the sea.

WoW Factor: The five paths forward for WoW Classic

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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...

Pokemon GO’s 2020 community day won’t include 2017 CD moves but does grants Shiny Celebi

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The month of December is generally Pokemon Go's double-feature catch-up Community Day. Over the course of two days (December 12th and 13th this...
Strap in, buckos.

The Soapbox: Red Dead Online is just not as fun as it should be

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A few weeks ago, I detailed my newfound adventures in the single-player title Red Dead Redemption 2. More relevant to our interests...
Venting prevents ex-plo-si-on.

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

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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...

Desert Oasis: Black Desert Online should be 2020’s MMO of the year

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Well here we are again, heading to the end of another year. And while many are eager for this year to end, us gamers...
Ominous.

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO surprises of 2020

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Whew. We're finally getting close to the end of 2020, and I think I speak for all of us when I say that it...

Preview: Dauntless’ Reforged update brings new gameplay, new potential, and unanswered questions

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As we’ve been covering over the past few weeks, Dauntless is going to be shaking up the basic way to play and progress...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go’s Go Beyond update is surprisingly solid for vets and newcomers alike

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Yes, in case you missed it, Pokemon Go's Go Beyond update is live. My preview piece was updated right up to the...

Fight or Kite: Albion Online’s mobile beta hits the sweet spot

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I’m still in quite a lull when it comes to MMOs as of late. I don’t know whether it’s related to the time of...

Pokemon Go’s Go Beyond, seasonal events, and PvP season 6 are all live

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Good news for Pokemon fans: Pokemon Go's Go Beyond update is now live. The promised raised level cap, XP booster, and surprising...
Point.

First Impressions of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, part three: Influences and summation

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One of the things that I generally like to avoid doing is comparing World of Warcraft to other MMOs on the market. Even as...
So... we cool, huh? We cool?

Wisdom of Nym: Analyzing the last pre-patch Final Fantasy XIV producer’s letter

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Well, it looks like we've got no actual new information on the next expansion. I'm not sure how to feel about that. I mean,...
Burnsauce.

First impressions of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, part two: Endgame experience

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Once you get to max level in World of Warcraft, the game changes. This should not be a surprise, as it has been...

Jukebox Heroes: The best of Ashen Empires’ soundtrack

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Originally inspired by the Ultima series, Dransik came out in the early 2000s as an isometric MMO that rode the rails of indie...

Desert Oasis: So, is the PlayStation 5 an upgrade for Black Desert on console?

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Way back in August, I did a first impression of Black Desert for the PlayStation 4. It was a solid game, but I...
Fish.

First Impressions of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, part one: Story and leveling

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In a lot of ways, the problem with talking about World of Warcraft is the same problem when you try to talk about...
Not paying attention is not a mark of honor.

Perfect Ten: 10 MMO blessings to be thankful for in 2020

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There is no doubt that this has been a much more difficult year than most in many respects, almost to the point where it's...

Choose My Adventure: Surprise storytelling in No Man’s Sky’s base building progression

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It was often remarked going in to this week’s Choose My Adventure task that base building in No Man’s Sky is something...

The Soapbox: How Pathfinder killed World of Warcraft for me

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World of Warcraft: Shadowlands launches today. I will not be playing. Once upon a time, a new WoW expansion would be a...

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