Massively Overthinking: The MMO Kickstarters that let us down

MOP's Chris penned a solid piece earlier this week about the fate that has apparently befallen Destiny's Sword, and as I was editing it,...
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Perfect Ten: The MMO studios that keep whiffing on new projects

Everyone makes mistakes, and that's all right. That's not necessarily a big deal. Yes, this is true when it comes to MMO studios too....

Ashes of Creation shows off alpha two’s forest biome, new world map, and updates to nodes

Ashes of Creation already invited followers of the project to roam the desert; now the devs are bringing players through the forest. The latest...

Ashes of Creation shows off its remarkably diverse desert biome

Everyone knows that deserts are boring... or are they? Ashes of Creation would like to convince you that its barren regions aren't quite as...

The Daily Grind: Which upcoming MMORPG has the best chance of succeeding?

There are many MMOs of various designs working their way through the development process right now, but as we well know, not all of...

Ashes of Creation answers player questions about scope creep, leveling speed, and PvP balance

Whenever Ashes of Creation hosts a monthly developer livestream, it always has a player Q&A session at the end, and the nature of the...

Ashes of Creation grants a video update of alpha two’s updated melee combat

For those who tuned in to the latest livestream out of Ashes of Creation, there was a pretty sizeable preview on offer: a look...

Ashes of Creation gives a first look at its season-changing landscapes

MMO landscapes that experience not just weather but actual changes to their seasons is always one of those features that is much-requested but rarely...
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The Daily Grind: Which MMO gear enchanting system is the least annoying?

MOP reader Leiloni recently alerted us to an interesting discussion over on the Ashes of Creation forums, where Intrepid is trying to get the...
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Ashes of Creation discusses progress on combat, crafting, and events – and rejects play-to-earn

While the latest development update livestream from Ashes of Creation didn't have any blockbuster previews or sexy vignettes to share, what it did have...

Ashes of Creation grants a first look at Alpha Two’s character creator

It would make sense that the next alpha build for Ashes of Creation would look different, particularly since the PvP sandbox is upgrading to...

Massively Overthinking: What do you expect from MMO Kickstarters?

I know, I know. People don't trust Kickstarters anymore. Nor should they, especially now. I think our genre knows this now. For every Wagadu...

Ashes of Creation elaborates on animal husbandry, offers first peek at Py’Rai race

The development livestream for February from Ashes of Creation has come and gone, leaving behind another bundle of updates and previews as the PvP...
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Ashes of Creation promises an upcoming look at character creation, talks about griefing

For those who prefer a monthly summary of game development instead of day-to-day revelations, Ashes of Creation made the January newsletter available for your...

Ashes of Creation shows off the new playable Vek race and updated racial models in January livestream

Having a variety of race choices at character creation is one of the best (and worst if you're indecisive) parts of leaping into an...

Ashes of Creation recaps its big December announcements

With one big alpha test under its belt, Ashes of Creation is looking forward to the new year and additional opportunities to bring players...

Ashes of Creation is getting a visual upgrade by way of Unreal Engine 5 integration

Unreal Engine 5 is more than just a fancy way to advertise the newest Matrix movie; it's also meant to power the creation of...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2022

If 2021 had a problem, it was that we got simply too many MMO releases between new launches, early access, and expansions. This breathtaking...

Ashes of Creation’s latest livestream discusses continued combat adjustments for alpha 2

A PvP game like Ashes of Creation is going to have lots of combat, obviously, and it's been on the minds of Intrepid Studios'...

The MOP Up: World War II hands over toolsets to players

World War II Online is renewing a focus to be "player-driven" by giving all high-level premium players a High Command toolset to fiddle around...