maintenance mode

Always the level.

Vague Patch Notes: A love letter to the people going above and beyond in the MMO genre

4
Let's just lead off with a very simple statement. Hey there, teams out there working on MMOs and doing more than you need to?...
Honse

The Daily Grind: Would you start playing an MMO in soft maintenance mode?

24
Some games officially announce when they're going into maintenance mode. (And some games then update more than some non-maintenance titles, but that's an exception.)...
Roguish.

MGI & Gamigo Q1 2022: Atlas Rogues is dead

5
I'm sorry to report this morning that Gamigo is sunsetting Atlas Rogues. The news came on Memorial Day when nobody in the US was...
Let's eat-a the pizz-a

Vague Patch Notes: The specter of MMO persistence in single-player games

31
Recently, we got a great letter from a listener asking about an issue that he'd been having with single-player games compared to MMOs. Essentially,...

Four Winds: Remembering TERA’s wild start and in-game politics

10
Well, the TERA sunset thing caught me off guard. I don't play TERA, but I was always under the impression that the game was...

Scavengers enters PC maintenance mode and cans console development as its studio gets sold by Improbable

6
Over the past year, we've been following the development of Scavengers, a multiplayer PvPvE survival shooter that entered early access last April. Gameplay involved...

Choose My Adventure: Final Fantasy XI’s PlayOnline decides to not let me play online

8
This was not how I was expecting to return to Final Fantasy XI. I always knew about the completely goofball account system that is...

Elite Dangerous halts developer livestreams [Update: Aaaand now they’re back]

5
The open comms out of Elite: Dangerous are closing once again. The game's senior community manager posted brief alerts on the forums that developer...
Good plan!

Square-Enix’s president is still bullish on the prospect of NFTs and blockchain in gaming

23
Have you forgotten about president Yosuke Matsuda's buzzword-laden blockchain pitch from the start of the year? It's entirely possible you have, since in the...

Online TCG Spellweaver goes into maintenance mode following ‘final update’

1
A six-year-old online trading card game that once had aspirations of MMOhood is calling it quits, in a fashion. Spellweaver's team announced that the online...
Zoom.

The Daily Grind: What should Funcom do with Secret World?

53
There's nothing that makes my eye twitch faster than when someone brings up a beloved MMORPG that was either cancelled, abandoned, or neglected. So...

Ubisoft maintenance-modes Ghost Recon Breakpoint following failed NFT scheme

25
Let us take a moment to chronicle the brief history of Ubisoft's Ghost Recon Breakpoint. The game actually launched back in 2019, though it...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Unpacking Guild Wars 2’s post-End of Dragons roadmap

5
Last week, we got a tsunami of good news from Guild Wars 2 studio ArenaNet. Studio directors Colin Johanson and John "JT" Taylor, along...

Elite Dangerous puts console to PC wealth transfers on hold to assess possible changes

5
Before Elite: Dangerous studio Frontier Developments elected to put the kibosh on content development for consoles, it allowed players a one-time transfer of wealth...
Right, right, space. We're in it.

Elite Dangerous brings Fleet Carrier interiors, functioning seats, and a new mission type in Update 11

4
After a couple of delays and the unfortunate news that the console version is effectively going into maintenance mode, Update 11 of Elite: Dangerous...

Elite Dangerous has fully canceled console development to prioritize PC

21
We're sorry to report this morning that Frontier has just announced that it will be canceling console development of Elite Dangerous, essentially sending the...

Choose My Adventure: The Secret World proves to be a familiar yet lonesome place

39
It has been a very long time, old friend. Yet still, here you are, simply existing. Nesting in silence. Disassociated, forgotten, but still just...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO suffers from the worst inflation?

8
Last week, I got a pingback on my old personal blog: Another site had linked to my 2011 article about inflation in five MMOs...

EG7 Q4 2021: EG7 and Daybreak post huge revenues, bank future on MTGO, LOTRO

10
Overnight, Swedish gaming company Enad Global 7 posted its Q4 2021 financial report, which of course is useful to MMORPG players as EG7 has...
The yeller.

Perfect Ten: Bad takes about Microsoft buying Activision-Blizzard and why they’re wrong

37
Sigh. So today's column is one that I really didn't have an urgent desire to write, but then we started talking about the various...

ADVERTISEMENT

THE LATEST POSTS

TOP CONTENT