gankbox

Gankboxes are sandboxes that place such an emphasis on unrestricted free-for-all PvP that ganking comes to dominate the entire game, to the detriment of the rest of the world design.

Massively Overthinking: Deleting pieces of MMOs to save them

Two ideas floated across my virtual desk in recent weeks, neither directly relating to MMORPGs, but they put the nugget of an idea in...

EVE Online patch enables trillions of ISK in theft from inactive players

When EVE Online introduced player-built citadels in the 2016 Citadel expansion, there were fears that people wouldn't trust them enough to put their...

EVE Evolved: A live event threatens to reshape EVE Online’s map

While EVE Online has always focused on the real stories created by players through player-vs.-player conflict rather than on its NPC storyline, its...

Choose My Adventure: Star Trek Online and my hunger for a space MMO

My installation of Star Citizen isn't working right, and Elite Dangerous has some neat things going on but not the right kind...

The MOP Up: Second Life’s super expensive brothel

It's not every week that my editor marches up to me and demands that I cover virtual brothels as headlining stories, but this did...

Gloria Victis adds a new world event, kicks off its new Glory season, and improves AI and party system

It's been a hot minute since Gloria Victis last graced our news page, so for anyone who hasn't been keeping regular tabs on...

Pathfinder Online moves into open enrollment and makes several updates

Since it's been some time since we last took a peek at Pathfinder Online, we thought it would be a good idea...

Choose My Adventure: Taking the new Warbird for a spin in Star Trek Online

It was unanimous: We were meant to be Romulans and continue with the storyline that we were following in Star Trek Online. The...

The third chapter for EVE Online’s Invasion is officially live

EVE Online has been teasing that its next update would have lasting effects on New Eden, and now players will finally begin the...

LOTRO’s Weatherstock, Blizzard-themed Ramadan lanterns, and an MMO screensaver

Would you like a little reminder that MMO devs and communities can be awesome? Sure you would. Allow us to provide this soft and...

EVE Online’s Invasion Chapter 3 promises ‘deep and lasting effects’ for the game

The Triglavian invasion of EVE Online is about to come to a head and is set to make shockwaves across all of New...
I know, you expected some EQN jokes.

Daybreak has apparently registered another substudio: Wandering Monster Games

Back in 2019, we started covering Daybreak's moves to register trademarks and domain names and social media accounts for a bunch of groups that...

Here are the candidates for EVE Online’s 15th Council of Stellar Management

It's important to know whom you're voting for and where they stand on issues, particularly in the case of EVE Online and its...

Mortal Online 2 writes an FAQ and lays out an alpha development roadmap

How are things going in the open sandbox alpha world of Mortal Online 2? It's hard to really say, since we're not entrenched...

EVE Echoes confirms August 2020 launch window, debuts new gameplay trailer

Well, it wasn't exactly a launch date as originally believed, but we at least now have a launch window for EVE Echoes....

The MOP Up: Bossa Studios releases World War AI

Bossa Studios, the team behind the late Worlds Adrift, just rolled out a new prototype game for you to check out for free:

Pearl Abyss Q1 2020 financials: Black Desert, EVE Online revenues hold steady

We've got Pearl Abyss' financial report for the first quarter of 2020, and in common with so many gaming companies right now it...

EVE Online’s mobile app launches the Jita PLEX Market while EVE Echoes promises a launch date announcement

CCP Games has some updates on the horizon, but they're not really directly central to EVE Online so much as EVE tangential. EVE-related....

Darkfall: Rise of Agon writes a thank-you note to its players for its three year anniversary

It's been three years since Darkfall: Rise of Agon went live and five years since the project first saw life as DFO Returns,...

CCP intensifies fight against COVID-19, hopes EVE Online will ‘outlive us all’

With EVE Online celebrating its 17th anniversary, it would stand to reason that CCP Games' CEO Hilmar Petursson would have a few...

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