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First impressions of World of Warcraft Dragonflight: Direction and narrative

While it's not really what will serve as a foundational component of my evaluation of World of Warcraft: Dragonflight as a whole, I think...
Wrong dragon, right flighting.

The Daily Grind: Are you flighting dragons in the World of Warcraft?

Maybe the real boat to the Dragon Isles was the friends we made along the way? Wait, no, it was a boat. A highly...

Global Chat: Do SWTOR’s companions carry the player?

Due to issues of pride and fear of snarky comments, most of us might not admit to ever being carried through MMO content. But...

WoW Factor: First impressions of the Dracthyr Evoker

With the second part of the Dragonflight pre-patch live, I have now been granted an ability I did not particularly want in World of...

Palia runs a short weekend ‘player lab’ with a fresh batch of testers

It's been a fairly quiet year for the in-development Palia, as the cozy life sim MMO wrapped up two rounds of alpha testing but...

The Stream Team: Peering in on the PC version of Summoners War Chronicles

The old axiom goes that you can't knock it until you try it, and this Sure, Why Not Sunday sees MOP's Chris trying the...

First impressions of Marvel Snap, an addictive mobile card game by Hearthstone’s former director

Feeling the effects of the "superhero movie fatigue syndrome" that's going around these days, I wasn't overly eager to check out Marvel Snap when...

Choose My Adventure: Mist Legacy manages to somehow be both an idle and punishing MMORPG

When I first took a look into Mist Legacy during a livestream, I was both intrigued and charmed. The game basically looked and played...
It'd be nice.

Wisdom of Nym: The unfinished spaces left in Final Fantasy XIV

It'd really be nice to visit Ala Mhigo, but I sincerely doubt at this point that we're ever going to go there in Final...

Global Chat: Are you an MMO lone wolf even though you’ve tried to be social?

A recent post over at Words Under My Name resonated as the author shared how, despite multiple efforts to be social in MMOPGs, sooner...
Slightly disappointing context.

WoW Factor: The Dragonflight pre-patch talent trees fix a lot of problems in WoW

If you don't want to read an entire column in which I talk about the new talent trees in World of Warcraft... good gosh,...

Vitae Aeternum: First impressions of New World’s greatsword and world revamp

We come now to part two of my early impressions of New World's sprawling Brimstone Sands update. Previously in our Vitae Aeternum column, I...

Vitae Aeternum: First impressions of New World’s Brimstone Sands and Nightveil Hallow

It's finally here: New World has launched its fall update, and the Soulwardens of Aeternum now venture into the wastes of Brimstone Sands. This is...

Embers Adrift suffered a crash for its launcher and website overnight, but there is a workaround

By all accounts, the launch of Embers Adrift was generally pretty smooth, so consider it a bit of a downer that the game's login...

First impressions of Embers Adrift, the Kickstarted MMORPG once known as Saga of Lucimia

Those who know me will attest that I am not an old-school MMORPG player by heart. Every time I thought about getting into EverQuest...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s original Manderville Man

There are some divisive characters in Final Fantasy XIV, but in some ways Hildibrand Helidor Maximilian Manderville stands above all of them - not...

Embers Adrift’s weekend launch actually went fairly smoothly

Despite the oddity of launching an MMORPG on a Saturday, the Embers Adrift team is no doubt breaking out the bubbly thanks to a...

Choose My Adventure: Returning to the very beginning of Lost Ark

I've been away from Lost Ark long enough that I'm effectively being left in the dust in terms of endgame - presumably, anyway -...

Stick and Rudder: Venturing into EVE Online’s nullsec

EVE Online is a game that offers many experiences, from NPC faction warfare to harvesting, refining, and building to market speculation. But the one...

Choose My Adventure: Temtem is just not for me

I'll open with a little personal opinion: I've never liked the baseline Pokemon games. It never appealed to me when it first released, the...