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Trion Worlds has been hit with layoffs, loses ArcheAge associate producer

Trion has confirmed the layoffs - we've updated below. Trion Worlds in general and ArcheAge in specific are going through a turbulent time this...

GDC 2018: Bridging and embedding cross-platform online communities

As this year's GDC coverage is winding down, I am finally coming to the topic I saved for last: community. MMOs are more than...

RIFT Prime to talk about progression unlocks later this month

As RIFT's Prime progression server enters into its second month of existence, questions have loomed above the community that's making its way to...

RIFT would like to sell you a random mount for $100

We were talking on the podcast this week about how Trion Worlds tends to aggressively pursue different revenue streams in its MMOs --...
Gotta go to work, work all day.

RIFT pulls pay-to-win packs out of the store — for now

Reacting to massive community pushback over what is perceived to be pay-to-win packs in the RIFT store, Trion Worlds announced that it...
Oh, thanks.

RIFT brings on a new community manager

ArcheAge isn't the only game at Trion Worlds that's shuffling around its community team these days. RIFT announced last Friday that it...

RIFT makes good on Prophecy of Ahnket promises

A slightly ambiguous Facebook post had some RIFT players worried that the game was finished with its current expansion cycle altogether. In a...
ArcheAge

Trion Worlds responds to Reddit allegations over ArcheAge website security

Early this morning, a first-time Reddit poster alleged that he or she had run a "basic web security evaluation" on Trion World's...

ArcheAge starts to stabilize fresh start servers

As we have been reporting on ArcheAge over the last few days, it has been a hot mess for North American servers...

RIFT responds to players who say Starfall Prophecy’s launch was a ‘mess’

Not all is rainbows, unicorns, and talking dragons over in the land of RIFT these days. Serious concerns have arisen about the MMO...

RIFT reschedules Starfall Prophecy open beta for tomorrow

While RIFT: Starfall Prophecy was originally scheduled to run an open beta back on October 13th, Trion Worlds decided to...

RIFT says goodbye to CM Ocho, hello to CM Brasse

There's a changing of the guard this week in RIFT's community management team. Long-time steward Eric "Ocho" Cleaver has left Trion...

RIFT addresses paywall controversy, explains F2P finances

The recent decision by Trion Worlds to set up what many see as a gear-related paywall in RIFT certainly has cause...

EverQuesting: EverQuest, EverQuest II, Landmark, and EverQuest Next in 2015

When it comes to the EverQuest franchise, looking back at 2015 is a much different experience than looking back at 2014 was. That previous...

Tiptoeing through ArcheAge’s 2015

It has been quite a year for ArcheAge. As you look back over the past 12 months, you certainly can't say 2015 was...

ArcheAge addresses castle construction bug

A quest bug connected to the construction of castles on ArcheAge's Diamond Shores has resulted in Trion Worlds issuing a hotfix...

The Game Archaeologist: Star Wars Galaxies’ NGE

It became one of the most infamous moments in MMO history -- and perhaps one of the most misunderstood. For all that the MMO community...

Linda ‘Brasse’ Carlson on ArcheAge, community management, and her new role at Trion

Linda "Brasse" Carlson is one of the MMO industry's most beloved community specialists, and genre fans everywhere boggled just a bit when

RIFT’s Hammerknell instant adventures open for business

While the new Hammerknell instant adventure was originally slated for RIFT's 3.2 update, the team held it back for additional work and...

EverQuesting: Daybreak, SOE Live, and the resurrection of Fan Faire

It's been quite a week! And not just for Massively Overpowered. Right as our original site was sunsetting, SOE announced that it was bought...

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