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Black Desert scrambles to address transfer problems from Kakao

If you haven't heard already, your Black Desert account needs to be transferred from Kakao to Pearl Abyss by May 31st of this year,...

MMO Business Roundup: Improbable’s defense contracting, Amazon Games’ internal support

Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news! Improbable: Back in January, CNBC did a big story on Improbable, the massive Herman...
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Elyon KR unveils the new Slayer class arriving on February 3

Sure, Elyon already has a class that wields a really big weapon (a couple of them, arguably), but none of those classes have a...

The MOP Up: Snake, Braddock, and Rambo charge onto World of Tanks Console

World of Tanks' console edition is getting all '80s happy with the launch of season 3 this month. Wargaming announced that players can obtain...

Black Desert unveils new Nova class, Pearl Abyss takes over western PC publishing

The digital Calpheon Ball has come and gone for Black Desert, and it's brought with it the reveal of a devastating-looking new class. Say...

Elyon’s western publisher begins promoting English website ahead of Korean launch

Tomorrow's an exciting day for Korean MMORPG fans: Elyon, aka Ascent Infinite Realm, is finally launching in the region after several years of teasing,...

Kakao Games’ Q3 2020 investor report suggests late 2021 western launch for Elyon Ascent Infinite Realm

Kakao is a hard company to cover, largely because the gaming segment we care about is only a tiny piece of the sprawling Korean...
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A Black Desert node war bug dumped quadrillions of silver into the North American servers

Protip: If your Black Desert guild mysteriously manages to pull quadrillions of silver in tax from the guild incentive system, maybe just log out...

XLGAMES finally confirms ArcheAge 2, a next-gen large-scale AAA MMORPG

ArcheAge 2 is more than a rumor now - it's a sure thing. The news comes according to Korean website Ruliweb, which reports that...

Black Desert rolls out Hashashin to PC and mobile, teases O’dyllita for October 7

It's Hashashin day across much of the Black Desert universe, as the new toon is out and playable on both PC and mobile today. "Hashashin...
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New executive order could ban US transactions with Tencent – potentially bad news for gaming [Updated]

File this one under "I was about to go to sleep when the internet erupted in an absolute panic over Tencent": Late this evening,...

This week’s Black Desert update is Cursed, literally, as the Netflix collab begins

Cursed by Netflix transmedia synergy, that is! Yes, as promised, the Netflix fantasy series Cursed has a big crossover with the Black Desert franchise...
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Black Desert’s summer server season will end early to accommodate the PC Hashashin launch

So Black Desert has some good news and bad news this past week. And the bad news leads in to the good news, so...

Black Desert offers free play event ahead of transmedia synergy collab with Netflix’s Cursed

So here's one I did not expect to see in my inbox this morning: Pearl Abyss has apparently teamed up with Netflix for a...

Black Desert adds a tactics-based PvE arena, a summertime quiz, and a trial that gives away the game

Free game alert, though with a bit of an asterisk: Black Desert is offering a free trial starting now until August 5th that can...
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Black Desert adds new PvP server, revamps main quest rewards for new levelers

Black Desert's PC updates almost flew under the radar this week because they had no tentpole feature or event, but there's still plenty to...
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Black Desert’s season servers are live today on PC as mobile picks up gear awakening

Black Desert players were understandably bummed over the delay of season servers last week, so we bring good news today: They're finally here. "The wait...

Black Desert staff help throw a wedding for stuck-at-home players

Turns out Guild Wars 2 wasn't the only MMORPG to host an honest to goodness player wedding this week. Kakao Games let us know...

Nordic-themed MMO Odin: Valhalla Rising gets a publishing deal with Kakao Games and a gameplay trailer

You'll never guess the setting for the upcoming MMORPG Odin: Valhalla Rising. Admittedly, it couldn't be more on the nose unless it were called...
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Black Desert’s guild event gets exploited all up in its face

When there's a will, there's a way. And when the devs overlook something that can be abused, there's an exploit waiting to happen. Black Desert's...