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.

Oh, victis.

Siege Survival: Gloria Victis gets a new trailer and developer-narrated gameplay footage

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Remember Siege Survival: Gloria Victis? Well, you should; it's the spinoff to the eponymous Gloria Victis that focuses on managing your way out of...

EVE Online plans testing for its native MacOS client tomorrow and releases its industry update

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Players of EVE Online on a Mac are one step closer to getting their own native client for the game. The devs at CCP...

MMO Business Roundup: Roblox prank, Hi-Rez, Wargaming, Epic’s funding round, CCP’s metaverse

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO (and MMO-adjacent) industry news! A Roblox player from a goofy political meme group apparently pulled quite a stunt...
Here comes a rugby match.

Gloria Victis has shifted all early access players to upgraded client-side engine

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For a few months now, Gloria Victis has been splitting its attention. Some players have been using the upgraded engine client while others have been...
You deserve what you got.

Darkfall Rise of Agon launches in China as the western version revives player cities

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Remember back in February when the two devs working on Darkfall Rise of Agon announced they were making a huge move: partnering with an...

Playable Worlds’ Raph Koster on the player-driven economies at the heart of virtual worlds

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Playable Worlds' Raph Koster is back with another blog post that serves as a tip-off for what kind of MMORPG he and his team...

Mortal Online 2 extends its stress test a few more days and checks in with a tech report

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A Discord post shared on Reddit has provided an update regarding Mortal Online 2's ongoing beta stress test, announcing that the test will be...
Big ego.

EVE Online outlines plans for a major manufacturing shakeup in April and beyond

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Some big changes are coming to the industry side of EVE Online starting in April. The current plan is to reorganize and change the requirements...

Mortal Online 2 adds tutors, fixes mount murdering guards, and makes several Haven adjustments

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One of my new favorite pastimes when looking through update notes for Mortal Online 2 is trying to pluck out some of the crazy-sounding...

The Stream Team: Checking out Mortal Online 2’s beta stress test (plus some extra keys!)

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Have you been curious about Mortal Online 2? Are you interested in taking a sneak peek? Massively OP's MJ is on both counts --...

Grab a Mortal Online 2 key for this weekend’s beta stress test! [Added more keys 3/26/21]

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So, who wants to play some Mortal Online 2 beta this weekend? Yep, the folks behind MMO sandbox Mortal Online have been working on...
oh nooooo

Former Daybreak and H1Z1 vets Anthony Castoro and Jace Hall raise $9M for a ‘genre-defining metaverse’

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The last time we heard the name Jace Hall, it was just about two years ago, when the version of H1Z1 esports he was...

Daybreak’s Z1 Battle Royale is enjoying another renaissance

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Remember last year when Z1 Battle Royale -- the retitled version of H1Z1 that Daybreak still appears to operate -- saw an astonishing increase...

Darkfall: Rise of Agon introduces buff-granting Obelisks in its latest update

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Ready for a bit of capture the flag in Darkfall: Rise of Agon? No, it's not a separate game mode, but the Dayar update...

EVE Online’s upcoming March 23 patch adjusts Jump Clone installation, Burst Jammers, and wormholes

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If we're judging by the contents and the literal title of EVE Online's next update, there's some quality-of-life improvements coming to the internet spaceship...

EVE Online begins open beta testing of its browser-based EVE Anywhere client

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If you're eager to play EVE Online somewhere you probably shouldn't be, you just want to keep appraised of goings on in New Eden,...

EVE Online introduces new landmarks, spaceship racing, and an Abyssal Proving Ground event

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On your marks, get set, tap in the coordinates of a location into your nav computer, spool up the warp drives, and go! Admittedly,...
See! It's a robot in a jacket.

MMO Business Roundup: Germany, lockboxes, Distintegration, and CCP vs. the bots

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Welcome back to another quick rundown of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. German lockboxes: We've gone through two full cycles of lockbox backlash in the...

EVE Online begins advertising Skill Point pack sales as CCP Games addresses monetization

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If you're an EVE Online player that's nervous about in-game store items like the Expert System consumable, then you really might be shaken by...

MMO Business Roundup: Apple’s Steam subpoena, CCP on the cheap, and Valheim’s 4M

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Welcome back to yet another MMO and MMO-adjacent business news roundup - it's the season for these shenanigans, you know. Valve and Apple: Remember earlier...

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