Undead undead undead.

Embracer Group’s botched $2B deal was with Saudi Arabia’s Savvy Games Group

If you're a fan of the games put out by Cryptic Studios or just Gearbox Publishing in general, you probably have not forgotten that...

BitCraft developer releases source code for its SpacetimeDB backend engine to everyone on Github

How has the 20-person Clockwork Labs studio been able to put together its sandbox MMORPG BitCraft? With the use of its bespoke backend engine...
I'm sad!

Square-Enix Q1 2024: Overall profits and MMO sales drop as FFXVI underperforms

The latest earnings report for Square-Enix has been released for the period ending on June 30th, 2023, and it's good news for the company...
Yay, a thing we didn't want.

Activision Blizzard is laying off workers in its esports division amidst future uncertainty regarding Overwatch League

Amidst all the other signs of robust health that you can see written across the state of Overwatch 2, you can add the Overwatch...

Valve confirms blocking games featuring AI-generated assets on Steam is primarily about copyright law

Most of the time when AI art generators are heralded by game studios and publishers, one of the first questions people begin to ask...
Not a realm, but the realm.

The Realm Online is shuttering its rebooted version at the end of June

Five years ago, a group of enterprising fans banded together to assemble and run an improved version of the classic MMORPG The Realm Online...

Reddit CEO remains unfazed by blackout protests, calls organizing moderators ‘landed gentry’

This week saw a pretty significant lashing out from the vast majority of Reddit, as multiple subreddits, including several that serve MMORPG communities, went...

Electronic Arts SEC filing expresses concern over the potential impact of unionization and AI regulation

In what can only be absorbed as a bid to take its awful corporation crown back from other major contenders, statements from Electronic Arts...
Now my stats are good!

Former World of Warcraft dev claims he was fired over greedy goblin text lines

So good old Bobby Kotick's interview yesterday made him look really great, if we're using very inaccurate definitions of the words "great" and also...
Shame, shame, shame.

Richard Garriott’s NFT-based MMO, Iron & Magic, appears to have vanished already

About a year ago, we first covered a new MMO, Iron & Magic, which was pitched as an NFT-based game with Richard Garriott at the...

Blizzard introduces the WoW Token to Wrath of the Lich King Classic

Hello there, fan of WoW Classic who dislikes retail World of Warcraft! Are you still having a fun time watching Blizzard contort itself into...
Popcorn appropriately.

Overwatch 2 director attempts to take back control of the narrative over PvE cancellation

It hasn't been a fun week to be Aaron Keller, game director of Overwatch 2 and one of the people taking the brunt of...
Those are rare

Overwatch 2 devs admit team strategy on PvP/PvE development shifted ‘about a year and a half ago’

So a lot of gamers were not terribly happy that Overwatch 2 director Aaron Keller and executive producer Jared Neuss announced that most of...

The EU has conditionally approved Microsoft’s buyout of Activision-Blizzard

Today's Microsoft Activision-Blizzard buyout news won't come as a surprise to anyone who read the leaks last week, but yes, EU regulators have officially...
Wow, awesome. So great.

Riot names A. Dylan Jadeja as its new CEO, taking over the company by by the end of 2023

Out with the old, in with the... actually not really all that much newer. That's the process that can be ascribed to the change...
Break it down now.

Cliff Bleszinski is apparently interested in a LawBreakers revival

For three blissful years now, no one has had to give any thought to LawBreakers outside of those of us who remember this bizarre...
Fandaniel is a bad person, don't be like Fandaniel.

Square-Enix claps hands with a blockchain game platform that ‘hides web3 technology under the hood’

At this point, game publishers and developers are likely wise to the fact that the vast majority of gamers don't want, like, or need...

Nexon formally files a copyright infringement lawsuit against Dark and Darker studio Ironmace

Considering the very public back-and-forth between Nexon and Dark and Darker developer Ironmace, this development seems like a foregone conclusion, but it is now...

MUD Aetolia used ChatGPT to generate NPC dialogue and grant a fake quest

Some game developers continue to laud AI generation tools like ChatGPT as the future of many frontiers, including NPC behavior in MMORPGs and gaming...

Final Fantasy XI’s April update digest contains valuable extra information about the game’s future plans

The latest version update for Final Fantasy XI has arrived, and it also contains some pretty useful information for fans looking to learn more...