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Perfect Ten: The single best expansion from 10 MMOs

Holy crud, do I not know that I'm setting myself up for some major pushback today. Oh, I feel that to my core, friends!...

The Game Archaeologist: Firefall, an MMO tragedy about more than just a bus

Back when I first started writing for Massively and was energetic enough to go on trips to trade shows, I hit up a PAX...
hey girl

BlizzCon 2023: Everything we learned about The War Within in World of Warcraft’s What’s Next panel

This year's opening ceremony for BlizzCon did not feature the usual kickoff of a new major World of Warcraft reveal followed by a lengthy...
This is not hard to do.

WoW Factor: The dungeon finder really did muck up World of Warcraft’s leveling – but not the way you’re thinking

So if you missed Justin's recent column, he mentioned how bad leveling feels these days in World of Warcraft and some of the reasons...

Lost Ark’s weekly update overhauls chaos gates, ghost ships, and treasure hunting into a new chaos gate system

Lost Ark fans hungry for the promised revamp to the Chaos Gate system are in for a feast today as Amazon has officially patched...
The stars are over Dun Morogh.

WoW Factor: This time will not be different

The other day, I got a nasty email from a World of Warcraft fan. This is not inherently unusual; it happens a couple of...
Not precisely spoopy.

World of Warcraft brings Hallow’s End to Azeroth once again

You are probably not scared of the dark in World of Warcraft and you definitely aren't scared of dragons, because Dragonflight is downright lousy...
Bye, I guess.

Vague Patch Notes: Pivots don’t work with MMOs

So we can pretty much confirmed now that Pantheon's goose is thoroughly cooked. Yes, I know, the folks at Visionary Realms are claiming that...

Tencent’s not-a-WoW-clone Tarisland snagged a former World of Warcraft composer for its score

It's not every day that a new MMORPG even talks about its composer or score, let alone sends 'round a press release talking up...

Closers opens up for a player Q&A session and highlights latest events in video

Those who prefer to get their Closers information without having to scroll through the game's usual ultra-long image posts are now able to enjoy...

Lost Ark interview: Amazon talks jump-start servers, battle royale, dodging power creep, and more

Lost Ark has had a whirlwind August, first with the release of a major roadmap for the game, then with the launch of the...
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Previewing New World’s Rise of the Angry Earth expansion: Artifact gear, endgame, crafting, and onward

In my previous Vitae Aeternum column, I covered the big tentpole features of New World's first paid expansion, Rise of the Angry Earth, including...

Aion NA updates its Apsaranta PvP battleground with new items, features, and events

This week is seeing a refresh to the battlefield of Apsaranta in Aion NA, as the Apsaranta: The Leap update introduces a swath of...

Lost Ark compensates players for long downtime from the Wield the Storm update

The fact that Lost Ark was going to be offline for the bulk of yesterday was not a surprise; Amazon told players the game...

Lost Ark’s Aeromancer and August update finally arrive tomorrow after 15 hours of downtime

Lost Ark players are a day away from the August update and its promise that you can "wield the storm" - that is, you...
Through the fire and the flames

WoW Factor: Potential destinations for the next World of Warcraft expansion

We have a BlizzCon coming up in November. This strikes me as a phenomenally bad idea, like someone proposed it in a meeting to...
I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: Every expansion era of World of Warcraft ranked

For a long time, I have been considering this particular column just because, well, it's an obvious one. If you have a column whose...

Massively Overthinking: What’s Blizzard’s next move?

Gamers and pundits talked a big talk about Blizzard's prospects over the last few years. Don't worry about the weak revenues and plunging MAUs,...
What can I say except ''you're welcome''

Perfect Ten: We’ll always have Glorbo

Yes, folks, you've all heard the news by now about how Glorbo is finally being added into World of Warcraft. You may, of course,...

Lost Ark’s July release launches today with new Elgacia story and the Maharaka Festival

Live this morning in Lost Ark is the July release, with maintenance a little bit longer than planned, but it's up now. Amazon slipped...