Official Site: Mabinogi
Studio: Nexon
Launch Date: March 27, 2008 (NA); June 22, 2004 (KR)
Genre: Fantasy Sandbox
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Regional Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Mabinogi introduces new story and characters with today’s Hypernova: Eclipse update

Mabinogi's story presses onward today with the release of the Hypernova: Eclipse update, the first part of the game's overall G25 update series....

Mabinogi introduces limited-time boosts and a dungeon guide system to help players progress

Mabinogi has been out for a while -- since 2008 here in North America, to be precise -- so it would be reasonable...

Mabinogi’s P.E.T. Part 2 update lets players bring pets in to dungeons on August 13

Now that players of Mabinogi have helped their pets attain new levels of power, MMO logic dictates that power gets unleashed on...

Jukebox Heroes: The ultimate guide to MMORPG music

It's been a long, strange, and wonderful journey to explore MMORPG music with you here in Jukebox Heroes. And while I am anticipating...

Mabinogi will unleash the power of pets in its next update

Having a pet in Mabinogi will be quite a bit different with the next planned update. Dubbed the P.E.T. update (which stands for...

The MOP Up: RuneScape’s beach blast is (almost) back

Depending on where you live, you may or may not be allowed to (or want to) go to a beach this summer -- but...

The MOP Up: Elder Scrolls Online’s daughter of giants

The countdown is on for Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor. One of the characters that you will bump into in Skyrim is Lyris Titanborn,...

The MOP Up: Funcom delays Moons of Madness’ console release

For those starving in the Secret Worlds Legends content wasteland of 2019, there was at least the single-player spin-off Moons of Madness to enjoy....

The MOP Up: AdventureQuest 3D’s studio is up 1.8 million new players

We've seen a lot of New Year speeches given by MMO studios over the past week, including Artix Entertainment's rallying cry for AdventureQuest...

Hypercute mobile MMO Lumia Saga begins global iOS and Android pre-registration

Chinese studio Century Game claims its new MMO is "the cutest MMORPG you'll ever play," and those are fighting words in a world with...

Nexon’s PC and mobile consolidation ends up with employee layoffs after all

It looks as if rumored efforts to merge PC and mobile divisions weren't just rumors, and according to Gamasutra, the company has...

SpatialOS TwoKinds Online transforms a webcomic into an MMO

Huh, this might be a first for MMORPGs: a webcomic-turned-MMO. What we're talking about today is TwoKinds Online, a small indie RPG created...

Mabinogi prepares to merge four servers down to two on June 3

If you're a player in Nexon's long-running MMO sandbox Mabinogi, you're going to want to hear what the company is planning for the...

Battle Bards Episode 141: Riders of Icarus

The Battle Bards take to the sky to investigate the somewhat obscure Riders of Icarus and see if the lofty visuals can be matched...

Battle Bards Episode 140: Piano piano!

It’s one of the most powerful and versatile of musical instruments, and now the piano is getting its own featured show here on Battle...
Leaf it up.

Nexon’s $9B sale draws interest from Amazon, EA, and Comcast

Amazon presents Nexon? It could happen. Nexon's massive $9 billion sale of controlling interest in the company continues to attract major players. VentureBeat is...

Jukebox Heroes: Mabinogi’s six best music tracks

When evaluating an eastern MMORPG that boasts a huge soundtrack, I am often filled with a mixture of dread and anticipation at the start...

Perfect Ten: The bloodiest MMOs of all time

I am not nor ever have been that much of a fan of gore and blood in video games. Oh, I thought Doom was...

The MOP Up: FFXIV tickles the ivories

One of the best (of many) features in Final Fantasy XIV is its amazing soundtrack. And just when you think you've heard it...

Perfect Ten: Mobile MMOs to watch in 2018

Love it or hate it, MMOs are going mobile in ever-increasing numbers. Last year saw a crop of acclaimed titles making their way to...