Elder Scrolls Online rolls out lockboxes this week

I'm sure you're as tired of hearing about lockboxes as we are of writing about them, but here we are and it's still happening....
Llook out, Llary! It's the llandlllord!

Guild Wars 2 has overhauled its lockboxes

Guild Wars 2's lockboxes got a bit of revision in today's patch. "You won’t find boosters among your loot anymore, but you will...

Tamriel Infinium vs Hyperspace Beacon: Three ways to make lockboxes work better in MMORPGs

Last week, I stirred up a hornet’s nest by bringing up the topic of lockboxes and how I really didn’t mind them in general.
This will not be fine.

Defiance kicks off battle event, increases patron rewards

A hotspot has just opened up in the admittedly already battle-ravaged world of Defiance. This week, the team initiated the Neo Votanis...

Massively Overthinking: Please complain about MMOs, loudly and insistently

Last weekend, the blogosphere exploded over an article that essentially told the MMORPG community to shut up, sit down, and stop complaining about...

The Daily Grind: Should MMORPG lockbox mechanics be regulated as gambling?

A reader named Paul recently wrote to us wondering why RNG lockboxes aren't considered gambling. Oh sure, we call them gambleboxes, but the government...

Star Trek Online finally makes a classic T6 Connie available — in a lockbox

If you've waded in the waters of Star Trek Online's community for any length of time, you'll no doubt have noticed that there's...

WildStar challenges players to hunt world bosses this weekend

WildStar's world bosses are big, ornery, and the general sort of thing that lots of players need to band together to defeat. Nothing...

The Daily Grind: Should MMO studios disclose the odds of winning lockbox prizes?

Every once in a while in an MMO, the desire to play with numbers grips me, like the time I hand-crafted a thousand drinks in
Really, this game should specify its non-neon parts to save time.

Trove rolls out the neon dragons today

Trove has gone down for maintenance and isn't expected to be back up until 1:00 p.m. EDT. That's the bad news. The...

Star Trek Online starts selling puppy lockboxes

Quick, someone call the animal humane society because Star Trek Online is cramming innocent puppies into airtight boxes! This puppy abuse is part...