The Daily Grind: Do you ever put MMOs into personal maintenance mode?

There is no point when I stop playing Final Fantasy XIV, but there are times when I'm not playing much. My interest wanes, I...

PSA: Star Trek Online, Neverwinter, and Champions Online will be offline most of Wednesday

So we've got some mixed news for you, friends. The good news is that usual maintenance for Champions Online, Neverwinter, and Star...
Wish you could actually consider being here.

Blade & Soul’s European maintenance is migrating servers to improve future maintenance

Good news, European Blade & Soul fans! Your server maintenance today is going to take twice as long as the North American...
We're all on something approaching the same side.

The Daily Grind: What’s the most inconvenient MMO maintenance cycle you’ve encountered?

Back when my wife and I first got together, in the days when The Burning Crusade had yet to happen, World of...
Well, here's hoping, at least.

Firefall prepares for update 1.6 with more than a day of downtime

Here's the bad news for Firefall fans: the game is going down for maintenance on January 19th at 11:00 a.m. EST, and it's...
Off to the wild blue novel FATE grinding.

Final Fantasy XIV prepares for a 24-hour maintenance

The first post-expansion patch for Final Fantasy XIV goes live on November 10th, but you'd better get in all of your gameplay before...
You absolutely need this, apparently.

Trove plans database overhaul to correct for game downtime

At the risk of being presumptuous, we think it's a fair statement that most people who enjoy playing online games prefer being able to...
Just whenever you get around to us, it's cool.

World of Warcraft weathers an assault from the DDoS legion

Last night was not a fun time to be playing World of Warcraft. Various game servers started going offline, and while the...
It almost makes you wish the server would be down every day, except that's a horrible idea.

EVE Online offers players a big gift of skill points for unexpected downtime

Server issues happen. They are inevitable. The development teams behind games do everything within their power to make sure that they don't happen, but...
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...
Burn it down, baby.

Wisdom of Nym: Preparing for Final Fantasy XIV’s early access

The long wait is almost over. Heavensward early access starts up on June 19th, and it comes with a lot of changes. Starting...
Here we are again, and we're looking at each other as if each other was to blame.

Final Fantasy XIV plans 24-hour maintenance for Heavensward

Only a little more than a week remains before Final Fantasy XIV's first expansion moves into early access for players. But if you...