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TitanReach’s angel investor says he funded it because the team is ‘passionate, hard working, and lucky’

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The latest weird chapter in the saga of TitanReach's development has been the game getting fully funded with no strings attached by a single...

Fortnite might not be back on Apple’s app store for five years – or longer

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You know how kids' soccer teams line up after a match to give each other high-fives and "good games" in a show of sportsmanship?...

Kid-centric sci-fi MMO NEO 2045 aims to formally launch September 23

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Back in June, we covered a new Aussie MMORPG called NEO 2045, a kid-centric title that had launched open beta on Steam and mobile...
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Battle Bards Episode 200: Battle Bards Bicentennial!

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Can you believe it? The Battle Bards have hit 200 amazing episodes! Join Steff, Syl, and Syp as they take a victory lap around...

The Game Archaeologist: SOE’s many MMO spin-off digital card games

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One thing that I deeply admired about old Sony Online Entertainment was that it strove to experiment, innovate, and take risks. Sometimes those special...

Wizard101 celebrates its 13th birthday with free gifts and zone samples

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There's nothing that strikes as much fear and trepidation in the heart than seeing someone officially become a teenager, unless that newly minted teen...

South Korea plans to abandon its 10-year-old ‘Cinderella law’ gaming curfew for kids

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If you can stretch your brain back a decade, you might remember a flurry of articles in the western press about a gaming curfew...

Roblox’s shameless exploitation of child labor is why we can’t have nice things

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I didn't think I'd be back so soon writing "Roblox" and "this is why we can't have nice things" in the same post two...

The Soapbox: World of Warships’ aggressive monetization incited a mass-exodus of content creators

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Gaming monetization has been a topic of intense conversation ever since box copies of software diminished in favor of persistent online experiences. Subscription services...

Krafton’s IPO launch didn’t go to plan thanks to China and Tencent

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Yesterday was supposed to be a huge day for Krafton, the South Korean gaming giant behind everything from TERA to PUBG, as it launched...
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The Daily Grind: Has there been a demographic shift in who plays MMOs, and why?

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I feel as if we've heard thousands of arguments about shifting demographics in the MMO industry. The prevailing wisdom is that many gamers "age...

The Daily Grind: Do you engage in ‘parallel play’ in MMORPGs?

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Thanks to a random Tweet in my timeline a while back, the term "parallel play" has been rattling around in my brain lately. According...

Tencent reacts to Chinese state media calling online games ‘spiritual opium’ by adding new restrictions

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Young online game fans in China are going to be facing some new restrictions from Tencent-operated games. That's in response to an article from...

Massively Uplifting: Summer goodness from SOLO, EVE, Bungie, Warframe, and Guild Wars

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When the news gets filled with dark and horrible things (and maybe you start to be disgusted with companies and people), it is natural...

One Shots: When the sun goes down over New Yang City

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When the sun begins to set over the horizon in Blade and Soul, Utakata knows that another thrilling summer night is about to commence. But...

Wizard101’s summer update reworks the newbie and grouping experience

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Wizard101's summer update is promising to be an enticing one for fans of the family-friendly MMO thanks to its revamped tutorial that KingsIsle has...

MassivelyOP interview: Talking ship design with Star Trek Online’s Donny Versiga

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If you play Star Trek Online, you know that ship collecting is one of the major pastimes of captains all over the Federation and...

KingsIsle actually updated Pirate101 with new content after a period in maintenance mode

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Wizard101 and Pirate101 have had quite a year in 2021 already, what with KingsIsle being bought out by Gamigo's parent company and all. Not...

First impressions: Monster Hunter Stories 2’s demo raises new multiplayer questions

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When Monster Hunter Stories 2 was first announced, I ignored it. The original had no appeal to me whatsoever. I actually felt bad when a friend tried...
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Chinese gamers beware: Tencent’s games now tattle on minors using facial recognition

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Tencent, the company that owns like half of the world's online titles at this point, is doing the Chinese government a solid by taking...

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