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Neverwinter discusses bringing the Tyranny of Dragons campaign into a new Epic Adventure

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Players in Neverwinter love some dragons. Don't you love dragons? It's kind of a thing to do in a game based on Dungeons &...
Just fight the thing.

World of Warcraft’s Steve Danuser promises that big sword in Silithus is still something to keep an eye on

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So, uh... hey, remember when Azeroth got stabbed with a sword? It was the end of the last World of Warcraft everyone mostly agreed was...
Anybody wanna do a mage?

World of Warcraft confirms that all races will be able to be Mages, Priests, and Rogues starting in Dragonflight

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The developers want to work toward a place with World of Warcraft wherein race is not a limiting factor in the class you choose to...
Boredy bored bored.

DC Universe Online brings the Dark Knights episode to Nintendo Switch on April 28

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Poor Nintendo Switch players. You've been forced to sit there and watch while DC Universe Online players on PC got to experience all the...
Over and over again.

Final Fantasy XIV brings back The Maiden’s Rhapsody on April 28

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It's hard to believe that Final Fantasy XI is going to be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. (Especially if you're marking time by the...
Jane's way.

Star Trek Online’s writer and art director talk about integrating the Mirror Universe with the comics canon

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Curious about how many people are playing Star Trek Online at the moment? A new Space.com interview with associate art director Thomas Marrone and writer...
So, whatever.

World of Warcraft highlights a permanent Mage Tower and 9.2.5 testing in its latest development update

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World of Warcraft players will have to wait a little while longer for the full epilogue to the Shadowlands story, as that's not coming out...
Ending some eternity, at least.

Datamining reveals hints at the possible fate of Sylvanas in World of Warcraft’s story epilogue

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So the final cinematic for the latest raid in World of Warcraft has been seen, and we all know how that story wraps up. (If...
It's a tiny little sprout thing. It might kill you.

Final Fantasy XI looks back at developing the story for its three nation-states at launch

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It might be easy to forget with another Square-Enix MMORPG being everyone's focus in the storytelling department, but Final Fantasy XI has been doing the...
I'm the villain, too?

World of Warcraft reveals Anduin’s ultimate fate in a new raid cinematic

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All right. If you need to be told this from the header, this post and this cinematic is into El Spoilero territory. These are...
Long long gun

Vague Patch Notes: Lore is not an excuse for bad MMO design decisions

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In a previous column, I wrote about how gender-locking classes is bad. This is because it is bad. It is bad in all conceivable...
I'm your new loathed grind!

World of Warcraft designers talk storytelling in Shadowlands without saying much

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Are you wondering why it is that a random baker from Stormwind can casually walk through a portal to the afterlife and sell bread...

The Daily Grind: Are you more about setting or lore in MMOs?

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I have never really thought of myself as a lore person. I don't go into an MMO and memorize the lore or the backstory,...
Very satisfying.

World of Warcraft’s Steve Danuser discusses some of Sylvanas’ characterization in patch 9.2

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Oh, Sylvanas; these days just saying your name prompts all sorts of discussions about the way that World of Warcraft is handling your storyline. They...

Pokemon Go’s Johto Event adds twist to shadow issue, plus new Community Day dates revealed

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While we're still waiting for Pokemon Go's hourly pokemon spawns for February 26th's Johto Tour event, Niantic released a surprising update concerning the Masterwork...
We keep going.

Indie sandbox Galaxies of Eden shows off its launcher and lore

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Bad news, Galaxies of Eden fans, the Earth does not fare particularly well in the game's backstory. Turns out that using the setting's gateways let...
It makes you go.

Star Trek Online teases a new series on Spacedock covering the ships of the game

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There are a lot of spaceships in Star Trek Online. This is honestly not surprising; it's a series about spaceships, so it'd be weird...
The audience is not amused.

World of Warcraft releases a new Sylvanas cinematic ahead of patch 9.2

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Well, here we are with the first cinematic of World of Warcraft's patch 9.2, and... uh... well, let's start by saying that it's about...
And we will call it... this land!

Early datamined cutscenes for World of Warcraft start to piece together the story of patch 9.2

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All right, when you get tired of all of the fire covering World of Warcraft and Blizzard Entertainment in general right now, maybe you'd...

Vitae Aeternum: Analyzing New World’s storytelling

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I've been wanting to write this column for a while, but it's been a struggle to find the words. I'm never sure of how...

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