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Global Chat: Coming around on WoW Classic’s hardcore mode

With World of Warcraft Hardcore Classic out for a month now, it's continuing to show no quarter while it captures the interest of prior...

Fractured Online vows to be back on Steam soon, posts early access roadmap

At the beginning of 2023, Fractured Online raised gamer eyebrows with the news that it would be taking the rare step of leaving Steam's...

Warframe’s Digital Extremes joins other studios in raising funds for Hawaii wildfire relief

With the death toll from last week's devastating wildfires in Maui climbing well over a hundred people lost, and with an entire town displaced,...

Kickstarted sandbox Fractured Online unrolls massive balancing and movement patch

As Dynamight Studios' post-Gamigo testing revamp of Fractured Online continues, the team is adjusting the game on the fly based on player feedback. "The Server...

Fractured’s PvP-centered server war relaunch pretest has begun and runs through July 30

As promised, the indie team at Dynamight Studios has officially begun Fractured's relaunch pretest as of today. This is expected to be the largest...

Fractured Online plans a 12-day server war PvE and PvP stress test starting July 19

As Dynamight Studios continues its testing of the post-Gamigo sandbox MMORPG Fractured, it's been offering up special events to entice players to stress the...

Fractured Online’s is free-to-play over five days this weekend for a load test

Having spirited Fractured away from Gamigo and brought it back online for backers, Dynamight Studios is plotting a "relaunch pretest" to stress the new...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 427: The promise of Palia

Justin and Bree discuss Palia, SWTOR, Fractured, The Realm Online, Star Wars Galaxies, and Second Life, with adventures in LOTRO, Diablo IV, and SWTOR, plus mailbag topics on the future of WoW post-Dragonflight and over-the-top characters in MMOs.

After half a year offline, Fractured’s early access is finally relaunching today

Putting its year-long stint under the Gamigo banner (and the associated corporate drama) fully behind it, Dynamight Studios has finally gotten its homebrew, Kickstarted...
Pointlessness, right ahead!

Betawatch: Skull & Bones will get a beta, honest, for realsies this time

So approximately four thousand years after it was initially announced, Ubisoft's Skull & Bones is finally promising that it's going to enter into closed...

Post-Gamigo Fractured, back home with Dynamight, is finally reopening testing June 22

It appears the long-running Fractured drama might truly be over as Dynamight Studios is getting back to its test plans. Readers will recall that Fractured...

Fractured Online opens its data migration tool to let previous players carry their account information over

Dynamight Studios' full stewardship of its own MMORPG Fractured Online continues with the opening of a data migration portal, which will let previous players...

Fractured Online reclaims and migrates its website, promises to reopen testing soon

As readers likely remember, Gamigo and Fractured Online developer Dynamight Studios officially confirmed in April what many already suspected: that both companies have split...

Blizzard says Diablo IV’s story is the ‘darkest ever told in a Diablo game’

Here's a little-known fact about ARPGs: Sometimes they have a story. It's true! In between all of your frantic clicking and loot exploitation, there...

Fractured Veil answers questions about engine, update cadence, private servers, and representing Hawaii

The developers of Fractured Veil have rounded up several interesting player questions together and shared their answers for the April community Q&A round-up. Here...
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Massively OP Podcast Episode 420: The New, Mad World of Warcraft

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's content cadence, the Microsoft Activision-Blizzard buyout, Blizzard's messy financials, WoW's 10.1 patch, the end of forums for New World and Lost Ark, the death of a whole class in MapleStory, the messy launch of Mad World, and the surprise return of Fractured, plus adventures in LOTRO and Star Trek Online.

RuneScape previews Necromancy skill May 30, shares content roadmap through summer

Regular players of RuneScape are getting an advance look at what most of this year is bringing to the MMORPG thanks to the latest...

Fractured and Gamigo finally confirm their split as Dynamight says it’s reclaimed ‘the rights of Fractured Online’

Until yesterday, Fractured Online's website hadn't had a single update since before Christmas, when the game basically imploded in a blast of publisher shenanigans...

Harry Potter Quidditch Champions is a competitive multiplayer title currently taking playtest signups

The made-up sport of quidditch is a big enough portion of the Harry Potter franchise that it can become its own separate game, though...

Kickstarted Fractured Veil delays early access to September after engine upgrade

Just about two years ago, we first learned about a new survival MMO called Fractured Veil. It pulled in $110,000 on Kickstarter to fund...