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.

EVE Online begins its PLEX for Good charitable campaign to help Ukraine’s humanitarian crisis

While the ongoing community kerfuffle over EVE Online's decision to sell its players a kitted-out mining ship is still something to bear in mind,...

EVE Online player reps to CCP on the mining barge fiasco: ‘Please stop this sale and don’t do it again’

Yesterday, we covered CCP Games' controversial implementation of a pay-to-win Prospector Pack in EVE Online. The $24.99 bundle includes a "ready-to-fly" mining barge that...

EVE Online players are fuming over the new pay-to-win mining barge

Pearl Abyss-owned CCP Games has once again dropped a hive of live bees into the lap of the already-irritated EVE Online community, this time...

EVE Online studio CCP Games will run a PLEX for Good charity campaign for Ukraine

EVE Online studio CCP Games is making good with PLEX for Good once again, this time in support of humanitarian aid for Ukraine. The Pearl...

Mortal Online removed two alternate continents in favor of increasing server capacity

You might have noticed that the angry chanting surrounding Mortal Online 2's long queues and server woes has died down since launch, though we're...

EVE Online releases its January econ report and discusses Friendship Week in latest video

Like clockwork, EVE Online has assembled its economic report for January 2022, with "continued iteration" of its data formatting but still no shortage of...

Q4 2021: EG7 and Daybreak post huge revenues, bank future on MTGO, LOTRO

Overnight, Swedish gaming company Enad Global 7 posted its Q4 2021 financial report, which of course is useful to MMORPG players as EG7 has...

EVE Online begins testing a new tutorial portion that promises to better teach mining and provide a story

Orbit rock, shoot laser, hoover up stuff. It's easy to assume that mining in EVE Online goes no deeper than that, especially if players...

EVE Online and Black Desert studio Pearl Abyss believes it can ‘create a stable blockchain ecosystem’

Pearl Abyss' Q4 2021 financials are a rollercoaster, my friends. The company is fine, so no panic there; in fact, it's operating revenue is...
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EVE Online previews updates coming to structures, ore compression, and battleships ahead of Fanfest 2022

With the in-person Fanfest of EVE Online inching its way closer, CCP Games is hoping to spin up some hype for both the event...

EVE Online highlights Guardian’s Gala events and Anger Games 5 PvP tournament in latest video

EVE Online has put out the latest episode of EVE Pulse, and this one is almost entirely about the annual Guardian's Gala event. The...

Mortal Online 2 launches alternate mainlands as part of ongoing server population management efforts

This past Thursday saw Mortal Online 2 introduce a patch, deploying the previously discussed temporary instances of the Myrland continent, which readers will recall...

EVE Online changes dynamic bounties and hands out prize ships to Alliance Tournament XVII winners

Congratulations to the winners of EVE Online's Alliance Tournament XVII! Here's your free ships. That's part of the latest update to the sandbox, which...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 359: Tearing down the faction wall

Chris, Justin, and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons, World of Warcraft, Blizzard's financials, Star Citizen's roadmap mess, Mortal Online 2's rollback, New World's merges, and Lost Ark's headstart, with adventures in WoW Classic, Zenith, LOTRO, SWG Legends, and Monster Hunter Rise, plus a mailbag topic on the future of SSG and Daybreak.

Mortal Online 2 is adding new continents temporarily to handle population load

The login and connection woes are continuing on for Mortal Online 2, but that apparently hasn't stopped the sandbox MMORPG from continuing to see...
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Mortal Online 2 finally rolled out its queue patch, then it rolled back the server 24 hours

Just one day after talking up its player counts and marking out its ambitions to someday take on EVE Online, Mortal Online 2 is...
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Darkfall: Rise of Agon plans to make a ‘big splash’ with a fresh start on Steam

PvP sandbox Darkfall: Rise of Agon has big plans for the rest of the year -- and it wants to tell you all about...

Mortal Online 2 promises fixes for long queues, hopes to someday rival EVE Online

Mortal Online 2 hasn't had the most auspicious of launches this last week, and all you need to do to know this is peek...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 358: High Isle thing, you make my heart sing

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online's High Isle, Blizzard's new survival game, Global Agenda's return from the dead, PlanetSide 2's Oshur, Broken Ranks, Mortal Online 2, Zenith, and Swords of Legends Online's F2P switch, with adventures in LOTRO and ESO, plus mailbag topics on MMO lingo and The Black Death.

Mortal Online 2 wrestles with server queues, login issues, and unhappy players

Remember when we noted that Mortal Online 2 was having a pretty good launch overall? Well, that appears to have turned south as players...