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Crowfall releases patch 5.8, the first campaign patch, without the first campaign

Good news, Crowfall fans, the long-awaited patch for the game's first real campaign releases today! Except it does so without the actual just-referenced...
A wreck of our ambition

The Repopulation’s long-awaited update is arriving December 18

Yes, you're getting an update to game mechanics in The Repopulation for this holiday season. And that's the true meaning of Christmas, patches for The...
oh the pain, the pain

Legends of Aria discusses early access ‘growing pains’ while hotfixes keep rolling

It's been a rough ride for Legends of Aria in early access, something that the game's most recent newsletter acknowledged; the game was
I still love you, robot.

Torchlight Frontiers recaps the progress of its second alpha test

The second alpha for Torchlight Frontiers has guttered to a close, and it turns out that the players involved were fools of the highest...
Where do we go now

World of Warcraft is shifting the unlocks of artifact power and adding cross-faction elixirs

Remember when World of Warcraft launched and the developers specifically ensured that Forsaken and Human players couldn't speak with one another to keep a...
Pshew, pshew, pshew!

Rend’s newest patch adds in the first selection of artifacts

Let's get something out of the way very quickly. Wielding Mjolnir in Rend will probably not allow you to fly, nor will it give...

Pokemon Go explains the philosophy underpinning its new trainer battles

Why are there different leagues for trainer battles in Pokemon Go? Because Niantic is familiar with the game's competitive scene, that's why. The...
awesome show great job

Artifact’s playerbase is already dropping fast, just like the value of its cards

It was years ago that Magic: the Gathering fans learned a very simple fact about collectible card games: Cards are toys, not investments, and...
Nope.

The Daily Grind: When have MMO devs brought up ‘universal’ experiences that ring hollow?

I remember the developers talking about Legendary items in World of Warcraft: Legion in hushed tones, noting that they wanted to replicate the experience...
It's a bribe, Charlie Brown.

Defiance 2050 and Defiance brings the Solstice Strike on December 17

Even in the ruined world of Defiance 2050, people are still gathering around to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. What would that be?...
Sir Viva!

Survived By is moving forward and tackling bugs, starting with items and economy

The development team is listening to player feedback in Survived By, and there are issues to be addressed. First and foremost are the...

Closers Online’s Luna is live today for shield-bashing fun

Years of shields as a tanking tool in MMOs tend to make us think of shields as being purely defensive, but when you think...
Now the story can be told...

Wisdom of Nym: Other potential limited jobs for Final Fantasy XIV

I don't mind telling you that I'm looking forward to Blue Mage in Final Fantasy XIV. I've said before that it's almost a new...
Wheelie!

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best fast travel options?

There will never be a time in my life without my heart going out to Guild Wars for its map traveling. Yes, the original....

The Archer has arrived in Kritika Online

Crashing through the sky comes a fearful cry! It's a hawk's cry, specifically. Followed shortly by an actual hawk in someone's face, followed shortly...
PREPARE TO COMPLETE THE PREPARATION FOR COMPLETION

Crowfall’s first campaign is the last phase of its pre-alpha testing

The ramp-up for Crowfall's first campaign in pre-alpha 5.8 continues, with the team kicking off the first snap testing on the game's test server....
There's always more to learn. Some of it even helps.

Final Fantasy XIV brings UI transparency and random favorite mounts in patch 4.5

The second part of the previews for Final Fantasy XIV's next major patch (and last one before its third expansion) will be taking...
YOU THINK THIS IS A GAME?!

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now free-to-play with a new battle royale mode

Gosh, the mighty have fallen when it comes to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The game isn't hemorrhaging players like certain other titles, but it...
Roar and such.

Monster Hunter World gets its Final Fantasy XIV crossover on Steam on December 21

Have you too long been denied the ability to hunt the Behemoth because you'd rather play Monster Hunter World on PC? Don't worry, that's...
You gotta keep 'em separated.

Wakfu makes changes to boosters and trade with its next update

The next update for Wakfu is bringing in new nations, which will give players a lot of new things to do, but it's also...

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