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Massively on the Go: Gen 9 means Pokemon needs to grow in age and numbers

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The Pokemon series is about to enter Generation 9 with Pokemon Scarlet and Violet versions near the end of 2022. And rejoice, gamers, as it's going...
Sure. That sounds right.

Diablo III prepares ‘echoing nightmares’ for Patch 2.7.3

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Starting Thursday, Diablo III will be testing Patch 2.7.3 in preparation for the release of Season 26 later this month. The keystone feature of...

Massively Overthinking: Initial thoughts on Guild Wars 2’s End of Dragons

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We're just a few days into the launch of Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons, one of the highlights of the year and sandwiched...

The Daily Grind: What mouse and keyboard do you use for MMO play?

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Last week, my keyboard died. Well, it didn't die so much as "was brutally murdered by kids spilling juice all over it," but the...

MGI Q4 2021: Gamigo’s parent company guns for mobile, takes over Wizard101 EU publishing, ignores RIFT

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Gamigo's parent company, Media and Games Invest SE aka MGI, released its Q4 2021 financials to investors this week, reporting a 65% revenue bump...

The Daily Grind: Are you looking for reasons to *not* play MMOs?

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Earlier this week, I was chatting with MOP's Chris about Conan Chop Chop when he mentioned that the game is surprisingly intense. "It will...

Massively on the Go: How pokedex building could be used for server-wide ‘science’ questing

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Well, I'm sorry to report to multiplayer gamers that despite having online features like New Pokemon Snap, Pokemon Legends: Arceus is very much a solo game,...

MMO Business Roundup: The gaming industry reacts to the Ukraine crisis

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent business and industry news. Ukraine: First, there's no way around the news that Russia shelled and...
How are you this way.

Pirate101 and Wizard101 bring back the Friendship Festival as KingsIsle talks Pirate101 development trajectory

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While Valentine's Day is technically behind us on the calendar, KingIsle's MMOs Wizard101 and Pirate101 are still very much in the spirit of love....

Massively Uplifting: MMOs show true love through helping kids, planting trees

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Attitudes and thoughts about Valentine's Day vary widely, from crass commercialism to idyllic romanticism to complete indifference. But the fact remains that the spirit...
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Massively Overthinking: What else could Blizzard do to fix World of Warcraft?

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Last time in Massively Overthinking, our writers and readers sure did have a lot of good ideas to fix New World that Amazon won't...

Global Chat: Is free-to-play in MMOs universally awful?

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I think a lot of us sport a wide range of opinions on free-to-play business models, particularly depending on the way it's applied to...

Battle Bards Episode 209: Superhero MMOs

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When they’re not saving the world from bad tunes, the Battle Bards stuff themselves into spandex and try out for sixth-tier superhero teams. Because...
It's an old deck, I swear.

Perfect Ten: Genuinely fun MMO minigames

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Few people are without opinions on minigames in MMOs. Some love 'em, some hate 'em, and some just ignore 'em. Some even despise that...

Massively on the Go: Orna’s a definitive MMOARG – but it keeps you at home

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Twice now I have suggested a theoretical Earthbound ARG, and a central idea of such a game would be having a chosen safe spot for...

Multiplayer farming sim Farm Together just launched its first DLC in over two years

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Back in 2021, I became briefly obsessed with a game called Farm Together that's a bit like Harvest Moon or Stardew Valley but with...
How are you this way.

Wizard101 and Pirate101 developer KingsIsle promises ‘exciting things’ for its January 27 KI Live broadcast

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The KI Live broadcasts from Wizard101 and Pirate101 developer KingsIsle are usually something that regular fans of both games want to pay attention to,...

Perfect Ten: The best value MMOs at the start of 2022

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One of the reasons that I have been a huge fan of MMORPGs for nearly two decades now is that they offer a terrific...

The Game Archaeologist: The Blizzard Real ID fiasco of 2010

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As we come off a year when Blizzard Entertainment's seedy underbelly of scandals and coverups was exposed, I thought it might be worth risking...
Distinct!

Massively Overthinking: Our 2022 MMO resolutions

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Even if you're the kind of person who is deeply opposed to the idea of resolutions - or your typical resolution fizzles out by...

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