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Make My MMO: Star Citizen offers a free-fly while Elite Dangerous is just free

It's been a weird couple of weeks for MMO crowdfunding: Book of Travels teased a big update coming next week, Valiance Online and...

The MOP Up: Conan Exiles forms ‘strike team’ to attack Xbox One server instability

Life in Conan Exiles is by nature harsh, but Xbox One players have it worse than most thanks to a slew of issues that...

Life Beyond adds improved base construction, ‘true MMORPG’ controls, and bug fixes in recent updates

Things in the developing survival sandbox Life Beyond are shifting once more, and while most of the updates have been generally on the...

The MOP Up: Wakfu’s great server merge

Wakfu has finally set a date for its server merges. French servers are consolidating on October 14th, while international shards are coming together...

The MOP Up: Life Beyond beefs up building

Life Beyond's recent patch is a spot of good news for budding builders: "With this release, buildings get free energy so you don't...

Darewise wants to make MMO Life Beyond a ‘super positive’ gaming experience

The vast majority of games, MMO or otherwise, are often about conflict and resolving problems through violence. It's something that co-founder and CEO of...

Life Beyond studio Darewise rakes in over $3 million in new seed investment funding

Darewise, the development studio behind co-operative survival MMO Life Beyond, has gotten itself a fresh infusion of funds to the tune of...

The MOP Up: COVID-19’s digital silver lining

While the COVID-19 epidemic has been nine types of awful over the last half-year, video game studios and publishers aren't complaining quite as loud...

Life Beyond talks about changes to its tutorial area and brings back its compass in the latest update

Starting out a new life in the survival sandbox Life Beyond is hoping to get a little easier if a preview of...

The MOP Up: And the new name for Life Beyond’s planet is…

The upcoming Life Beyond recently renamed its planet to Saren: "Introducing Seren, a new name for the planet. It ties beautifully into our origin...

Life Beyond adds construction, renames its planet, and temporarily ends PvP in its latest update

In-development survival sandbox Life Beyond has made a couple of big strides in its latest update, not the least of which is...

Life Beyond’s latest update opens up more of the map’s edges

Give me land, lots of land, under starry skies above. Don't fence me in. The devs of Life Beyond have heard you,

Life Beyond’s latest patch makes some economy fixes and ironwood beetles less angry

It's not a particularly large patch as these things go, but Life Beyond has made some noteworthy adjustments in its latest release...

Open world MMO Life Beyond details its new AI behavior system

If your ambition is to make a world feel alive, you've got to take some time to make the AI of the things populating...

Life Beyond’s economy gets a boost, plus its studio snags an Epic Mega Grant

MOP's Bree once argued that the economy was the central core of MMOs, the one element that truly bound an online game together and...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite sci-fi MMO?

Generally, but not always, I like to have a science fiction (or science fantasy, if we're being pedantic) MMORPG in my gaming rotation for...

Perfect Ten: Upcoming MMOs to watch in 2020

There is a great feeling of flipping a calendar over to a fresh year, isn't there? All that promise and potential spread out in...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 249: Houses and Ponies Online

Justin and Bree discuss EverQuest, EverQuest II, Trove, Guild Wars 2, Book of Travels, Star Citizen, and LOTRO, with mailbag topics on temporary hardcore MMO servers and PvE vs. PvP sandboxes.

The Stream Team: The Harbor grind in Dungeons and Dragons Online

Massively OP's MJ found life beyond Korthos when she left DDO's newbie island and ventured into The Harbor. And that life has work for...

Persistent open-world MMO Project C gets an official name: Life Beyond

We've been covering Project C for a few years now: It's a SpatialOS open-world MMO sandbox promising “meaningful persistency,” built by by Darewise,...