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World of Warcraft dataminers pluck out the new Primordial Gems from patch 10.0.7

"Whatever you might think about Blizzard or World of Warcraft: Dragonflight," cries the fan set, "you have to be happy that the studio has...
Game for sale!

World of Warcraft posts a hype trailer for the Trading Post opening on February 1st

Are you sufficiently hype for getting new cosmetic rewards in World of Warcraft via the upcoming Trading Post? It might seem a little odd...
This thing is weird.

Wakfu looks back at 2022 while planning its improvements for 2023

If you've somehow missed it over the past decade of its operation, Wakfu is a bit of an odd game. We do not mean...
Here we are, in the classic.

Final Fantasy XIV adds its newest Ultimate fight today with the Omega Protocol

Now that we have a clearer picture about the cosmology and details of the struggles that Omega left in its wake, it's totally understandable...
That looks complicated.

New World offers up a new video explaining how deceptively hard an MMO actually is to make

Video games are hard. You know that, but it isn't ever really clear how hard from the other side of the screen, and that's...
It's artistic, at least.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best UI?

The UI is the point of interaction between the player and the rest of an MMO. We don't really think about it that way,...
Something's gonna change my UI.

Prosperous Universe shares its upcoming UI design changes

It's easy to feel as if the UI in any game isn't really a big deal because... well, it's just the UI. It naturally...
we's friemds

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite abandoned MMO system?

Some MMOs are really good about refining and updating systems introduced early in the game's lifespan, and while they may not be perfect, you can...

World of Warcraft starts awarding Revival Catalysts after January 24

So you want to get tier pieces for your main character in World of Warcraft. That's a good priority and goal. We commend you....
That elephant won't bedazzle itself.

Final Fantasy XIV adds in the items to its Gods Revel, Lands Tremble notes

As is tradition, the Final Fantasy XIV patch notes are a gift that keeps on giving. First you get the preliminary patch notes, then...

The Daily Grind: What about your favorite MMO keeps you coming back?

So let's be honest: The positive things we say about our favorite MMOs to those curious are not usually the same as what actually...
Breathe a zap.

World of Warcraft adds a new defense event to the Primalist Future on the test server

The Primalists have won, the Dragon Isles are overrun with raw elemental energy, and malicious spirits of said elements are pouring into the world....
Fight this dude.

New World designers take players through the journey of designing a boss

How do you make a boss in New World? Specifically an AI boss, not any other meaning of the word. A new video features...
Every so often.

The Daily Grind: What’s the fastest way to get you to bounce off an MMO’s endgame?

World of Warcraft is already struggling to hold my attention at the level cap. It's not the repetition that gets to me, it's the...

Final Fantasy XIV posts its preliminary patch notes for Gods Revel, Lands Tremble

The date has almost arrived for Final Fantasy XIV's first major patch of the year, and that means it's time for the traditional preliminary...

Waven continues hotfixes and improvements in its closed alpha with delayed English notes

Salut, mes copains! Comment ca va aujourd'hui? We really hope that sentence made sense to you, otherwise trying to figure out what's been changed...

Final Fantasy XIV updates its preview site for Gods Revel, Lands Tremble with more content

With Final Fantasy XIV's next major patch just around the corner, the game's special site for the update has been expanded to cover things...
Cutty time

The Daily Grind: What MMO content feels disproportionately draining to you?

Dungeons back in World of Warcraft's launch day were not actually all that long. Even given that basically everyone geared and specced badly, the...
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Final Fantasy XI previews its January update with more Voracious Resurgence

The Voracious Resurgence arc in Final Fantasy XI is nearing its climax, with chapter 10 of the story coming out with the game's next...
Yay, you're less shiny!

Blade and Soul prepares to celebrate its seventh anniversary on January 11

It's been a seven-year ride for Blade and Soul since it launched in the West, a ride filled with skimpy costumes, extremely shiny skin,...