The Daily Grind: Which MMO with flight would be better without it?

Flight is one of those movement tricks that a lot of MMOs use because let's be honest, flying is awesome. We are naturally land-bound...

Into the Super-Verse: The joy of travel powers in superhero MMOs

I lived for level 14. Before level 14 was torture -- after was bliss. I speak, of course, of City of Heroes "back in the...

Battle Bards Episode 185: Taking Flight

Flying has always been both beloved and controversial in MMORPGs, but no matter what your stance on it, at least you can agree that...

The Soapbox: How Pathfinder killed World of Warcraft for me

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands launches today. I will not be playing. Once upon a time, a new WoW expansion would be a major event...
A whole new wait, no, not doing this song, never mind.

The Daily Grind: How should MMOs handle flying mounts in future content?

A couple of weeks ago on the Massively OP Podcast, Justin and I derailed into a discussion about flight in MMOs and how MMOs...
I can show you the world.

Guild Wars 2 griffon changes ruffles players’ feathers

While Guild Wars 2's Lunar New Year patch  this past week had plenty for players to absorb and enjoy, it's one change in particular...

World of Warcraft’s Argus hasn’t got flying – and it never will

So, had you been hoping that at some point World of Warcraft would let you fly in the final zone of Legion? Best give...

Moonlight Blade offers you the freedom of flight

Who needs wings or a fancy mount to experience the fun of flight in an MMORPG? Upcoming Moonlight Blade will give every player clearance...

World of Warcraft helps you get your pilot’s license for Legion

Remember how a while back Blizzard told fans that it was looking at eliminating flying from all World of Warcraft expansions going forward? Yeah, so...

TERA ushers in the Guilded Age

You know how some MMO content patches have a spread of features, giving everyone a little something? Well, TERA's update this week isn't that...

TERA gives clearance for dragon flight next week

Unlike some MMOs that keep trying to ground their population, TERA has given the clearance for unbridled flight. And not just your normal, average...
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TERA’s Aces Wild update is live today

You've heard a lot about TERA's next big update lately, haven't you? There's been all sorts of information about what's coming with the update,...

World of Warcraft: Legion’s expansion cycle will be longer with more patches

Remember all of those times that Blizzard said that it was going to speed up the rate at which it produced World of Warcraft expansions?...

The Daily Grind: What rules would you make for flying mounts in MMOs?

Some MMOs eschew the entire idea of flying mounts. Some have them in from day one, while others add them in at a later...

Senior citizen dragons fly into Trove

What, can't dragons be old? Sure they can -- just look at Trove! The colorful sandvox added a new type of dragon ally and mount yesterday,...

World of Warcraft welcomes players back to the skies

It's been a good while since World of Warcraft players have been able to fly in high-level zones, but as of today the skies...
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World of Warcraft’s 6.2.2 patch brings flying to Draenor on September 1st [Updated]

At long last, we have a definitive answer to the question of when flying will (probably) come to World of Warcraft's latest expansion: September...

World of Warcraft helps you prepare for Draenor flight

After no small measure of drama and controversy, flight is finally coming to World of Warcraft's Draenor zones with Patch 6.2.2. However, unlike previous...
This is not ambiguous. It actually seems pretty straightforward.

World of Warcraft’s patch 6.2.1 will let you betray your faction for queue times

The factional split between the Horde and the Alliance in World of Warcraft has taken a drubbing for a while, simply because the two...
Like Aion, except... something something.

Revelation Online hits open beta today

Revelation Online is kind of a big deal if you're in its native China. It's a new MMORPG with flight, flying mounts, a beautiful...