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New World beta player snags the name AmazonOfficial, uses game’s chat to troll Amazon

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As anticipated as the game New World may be, we do have to bear in mind that Amazon, the company that's funding Amazon Games'...

Global Chat: Exuberant over SWTOR’s combat styles

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The recent announcement of this fall's Legacy of the Sith expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic has (as expansion announcements tend to do)...

Global Chat: Having a blast in Burning Crusade

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How's Burning Crusade Classic going for those of you venturing back into Blizzard's past? MMO blog Priest with a Cause is having a great...

Neverwinter brings back the mechanized crafting of the Wonders of Gond event on May 27

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If (for whatever reason) you have global chat on in Neverwinter and you start seeing players shouting for grommets, gears, and doohickeys, it's not...

Global Chat: Feasting on Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga

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Nerdy Bookahs is pretty dang delighted to come back to a "feast" in Guild Wars 2, thanks to all of the new content in...

Global Chat: Destiny 2’s horrible, no-good, very bad transmog

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Hey kids, Destiny 2 is finally getting a cosmetic system! And it looks to be as user-friendly and appealing as having your mother dress...

Global Chat: Is fast travel a boon or a bust for MMORPGs?

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While I let you chew on that slightly clickbaity title there, I urge you to check out an essay on Bits & Pieces about...
Symbolic.

Global Chat: Dealing with Magic Legends

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Now that Magic Legends is out, you can best believe that a lot of MMO gamers are checking out Cryptic's latest offering. Among those...
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Massively Overthinking: Self-imposed ‘rules’ for MMOs

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I have a couple of rules of thumb when it comes to MMOs. When I start thinking about watching a video while playing an...

Perfect Ten: Top 10 annoying things you hear in MMORPG global chat

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General chat, sometimes called "Barrens chat" or "zone chat" or "the party line," is both the bane and the secret fixation of my existence....

Global Chat: Giddy over SWTOR’s Dark Descent

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For MMO blogs that only cover a single game, an announcement of an upcoming content release is like a mini-Christmas all to itself. This...
Find the path.

Global Chat: RIFT’s melancholy birthday

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Any MMO's 10th anniversary is a significant milestone and a reason for celebration, but for RIFT's birthday, this year is more like a funeral...
Sorry, guy.

Global Chat: What can fill that ‘new MMO’ void?

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MMO blogger Digital Visceral asked the question, "Where have all the good MMORPGs gone?" but the underlying question isn't one of scarcity or burnout....
Yes, this is one of the few cases wherein EA kinda gets to be the good guys.

Global Chat: Grieving over Anthem’s demise

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Belghast over at Tales of the Aggronaut is going through several stages of grief over the news that Anthem has ceased active development. It's...

Global Chat: Why do devs amputate content from MMOs?

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MMO blogger Yeebo Fernbottom tackled an issue that's a standing pet peeve for me: When game developers take away systems, content, and fun toys...

Global Chat: Does permadeath mode in MMOs have merit?

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Whenever you're stuck for an MMO topic to talk about on a blog, you can never go wrong with chewing on the concept of...

Global Chat: Amazing quality-of-life MMO mechanics

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Little things can mean a whole lot, especially if they impact your gameplay for the better. MMO blogger Contains Moderate Peril wrote a list...

Global Chat: Revisiting all of SOE’s game history

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I'm always a sucker for a good timeline, which is why I perked up at seeing Wilhelm at Ancient Gaming Noob trace out the...

Global Chat: Checking out EverQuest II’s Reign of Shadows

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Haven't had time to check out EverQuest II's latest expansion yet? Telwyn from GamingSF has you covered with some first impressions of Reign of...

Global Chat: Is RIFT the Volvo of MMOs?

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If you're not familiar with the blog 24 Hours In, you really should be. The author takes on 24-hour challenges (not consecutively) to investigate...

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