Fight or Kite: King of Crabs is just what you need to start your summer right

It’s summertime, and being the king ain’t easy… the king of crabs, that is! King of Crabs is an easy-breezy PvP MMO that apparently...

Internet spaceship roguelike MMO Lazarus is shutting down

We have a soft spot for plucky indie MMOs like Lazarus, and have been tracking its development since its inception. Described in its infancy...
For a given definition of drift.

Epic and Improbable pledge $25M to rescue MMO studios affected by Unity’s SpatialOS license suspension

We've continued updating this post at the end as more events unfold, including Unity's rebuttal and Unreal's intervention. The original post from 9:55 a.m....

Lazarus sponsors a free weekend in order to break its game

What's the fastest way to ruin your house? Throw a free party to people with no inhibitions, of course. So what's the fastest way...

MMOs you’ve never heard of: Rogalia, Lazarus, Dead Maze, We Ride, and SOS

Welcome back to our intermittent series on MMOs and other multiplayer games you you’ve never heard of! Let's run down five more floating to the...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s living world season 3 in review

The Guild Wars 2 story arc found in the Living World's third season has contained more twists and surprises than even I had anticipated, and I...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Unpacking Guild Wars 2’s Flashpoint

I've managed to calm myself enough after finishing my Guild Wars 2 Flashpoint initial impressions piece two weeks ago to bring you a much more detailed...

Virtual world creator Improbable receives $502M investment from SoftBank

Here's another reminder that we really shouldn't take our eyes off of Improbable Worlds, even for a second. The five-year-old software company, which is...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Flashpoint

I can't quite believe that we are already on the penultimate chapter of Guild Wars 2's third Living World season, but if I were under any...
Shards Online

Make My MMO: Shards Online’s January alpha, Star Citizen’s Star Marine (December 24, 2016)

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, Shards Online announced it'll kick off its alpha early in the new year, on January 13th. "Based on the...

Lazarus gets a new website, wipes every hour

Keeping track of the latest development for Lazarus, the 2-D roguelike space shooter, is now easier, considering that the team has put up a...

Space roguelike Lazarus kicks off persistent servers

It's the end of the world. Again and again and again. Lazarus is an unusual space roguelike shooter in which players fly 2-D ships and...
Drift-slidin' away.

Betawatch: Worlds Adrift gets big money (August 12, 2016)

Money, as we all know, makes the world go round. Even when that world is adrift, as in the appropriately named Worlds Adrift. In...

MMO roguelike Lazarus swoops into beta this weekend

If you grew up in the midwest as I did, the word "Lazarus" probably evokes the image of a department store, but the Lazarus...