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MGI & Gamigo Q1 2022: Atlas Rogues is dead

I'm sorry to report this morning that Gamigo is sunsetting Atlas Rogues. The news came on Memorial Day when nobody in the US was...

Fractured Online kicks off a free play week with recruitment rewards

Gamigo hopes that you don't have big plans this week because the fantasy world of Fractured Online awaits. Yesterday, the company kicked off a...

Fractured Online opens its beta up to all comers over Memorial Day weekend

If you've been keeping an eye on Fractured as it marches through beta but didn't actually want to, you know, pay for the game...

Fractured’s latest beta update adds crafting fees and city taxes – sorry

Fractured Online is still in the midst of its no-end-date always-on closed beta test, and yesterday, it paused that beta event briefly in the...

Bring an umbrella to Fractured’s beta – the weather system patch is live

Live in Fractured Online's always-on closed beta as of today is the promised weather system, which Dynamight Studios says will integrate with the existing...

Gamigo’s parent company just bought another studio a month after MMO dev layoffs

Gamigo's parent company is continuing to buy up companies while laying off workers on Gamigo's MMORPGs: Media and Games Invest announced yesterday that it's bought...

Gamigo has actually updated the Glyph launcher for RIFT, Trove, and Fractured

Well file this one under things we didn't see coming even a little bit: Gamigo has actually overhauled Glyph, the original Trion launcher that...

You can set yourself on fire to get around Fractured’s new temperature mechanics

MMOs with diurnal cycles - day and night phases - are a dime a dozen. But MMOs where those phases actually matter to gameplay?...

Fractured Online’s beta exploiter ban incites discussion on testing and bad actors

At what point does a player's actions in a beta test go beyond the scope of testing and into bannable offense territory? That's the...

Fractured Online lays out its 2022 roadmap and plans ahead of launch

With Fractured Online's indefinite closed beta underway, developer Dynamight has released a new roadmap that should take testers and backers all the way through...

SpatialOS developer Improbable announces a ‘network of interoperable web3 metaverses’ called M²

Remember back in January when SpatialOS developer Improbable released a poll that asserted that a large number of gamers and game devs believed a...

Interview: Scoping out Fractured Online’s closed beta content and update plans

By the time you're reading this, Fractured Online has already begun its closed beta phase, but before then I was granted the opportunity to...

Fractured’s closed beta begins April 6 amid Gamigo’s corporate chaos

Never mind that this information was supposed to land last week; it's here now. It's the news that Fractured Online's beta is rolling out...

Gamigo has suffered yet another round of layoffs, including some RIFT and Trove staff

We've got more bad news for fans of RIFT and Gamigo's other MMOs: RIFT's community manager, CM Vilya, announced on Discord Friday that she...
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Fractured Online offers a preview of its upcoming new Aerhen continent

While the base land of Syndesia in Fractured Online is promising plenty for players to do, that doesn't mean the sandbox MMORPG can't be...

Gamigo-published Fractured wants players to volunteer to work as unpaid game masters

Hey, do you want a games industry job? How about one that doesn't actually pay money? Dynamight Studios' Fractured Online, which is currently under...
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Fractured Online explains its alignment system for players to segment PvE and PvP play

If you're only just now hearing that Fractured Online will feature a system of player alignment to determine which players are allowed to attack...

MGI Q4 2021: Gamigo’s parent company guns for mobile, takes over Wizard101 EU publishing, ignores RIFT

Gamigo's parent company, Media and Games Invest SE aka MGI, released its Q4 2021 financials to investors this week, reporting a 65% revenue bump...

Fractured Online recaps the mechanics of player-run towns and houses

As we've been noting before, Fractured Online has been reiterating and re-sharing several dev blogs about its mechanics since the sandbox got a spotlight...
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You can still sign up for Fractured Online’s early February alpha test

Gamigo and Dynamight Studios are gearing up for Fractured's first alpha weekend since Gamigo took over publishing for the Kickstarted sandbox. "On Feb 4, 2022...