mmo news roundup

MMO Week in Review: So we’re going to Cantha

The spreading coronavirus has dominated headlines around the world this week, and we can't escape it even here, as gaming events cancel...

MMO Week in Review: Holly Longdale’s short goodbye

It's the end of an era for the EverQuest franchise, as this week Holly Longdale, the longtime franchise head only recently installed as...

MMO Week in Review: Magic Legends and more from PAX East

This week in MMOs, what should've been an epic week for online gaming with the arrival of PAX East took on a dismal cast...

MMO Week in Review: World of Warcraft’s subber casualties

World of Warcraft had quite a week: It began Shadowlands' alpha, opened a Classic test server, and took heavy subscriber...

MMO Week in Review: Anthem’s second verse

MOP celebrated its fifth birthday - thanks to you! Yep, we're still here, bringing you MMO news and opinions... like the fact that...
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MMO Week in Review: Next let’s do Blizzard Reforged

Well, that sure was a week. We got our first public look at the real state of Camelot Unchained's tech, CliffyB resurfaced...

MMO Week in Review: When all you really want is some good MMORPGs

It wasn't the best week for MMORPG fans. PWE downgraded Torchlight Frontiers into the not-an-MMORPG Torchlight III, Astellia Online's Steam launch...

MMO Week in Review: Daybreak, Funcom, and Tencent

Ah, the start of a new year: the best time for industry shake-ups. Last year's were pretty devastating, you'll recall. So far,...

MMO Week in Review: Elder Scrolls goes back to Skyrim, New World abolishes FFA PvP

I thought this week was going to be all about the reveal of Elder Scrolls Online's Greymoor chapter - who's up for vampire...

MMO Week in Review: Magic Legends seems less like an MMO by the day

It was a weird and twisty week in the MMO genre: We talked about Magic Legends' earth elemental butts and not-very-MMO-like state,...

MMO Week in Review: Welcome to the 2020s, MMO fans

Welp, we made it, we're here, we're now in the midst of a fourth decadal bracket of MMORPGs. Yay us! Don't imagine for a...

MMO Week in Review: Looking ahead to Guild Wars 2, PSO2, and Elder Scrolls Online

'Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the games industry, not a creature was stirring, not even a... OK not really. Just about...

MMO Week in Review: New World, Magic Legends, and the Dark Heart of Skyrim

Hope you're not as sick of snowy northerny landscapes as I am because Elder Scrolls Online announced this week that we're headed...
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MMO Week in Review: Not all heroes (in Guild Wars 2) wear capes

Guild Wars 2 stole the show this week by dropping a mostly welcome update with new capes, a dynamic HUD, and quality-of-life...

MMO Week in Review: Black Friday business model shenanigans

Welp, we're in the home stretch of 2019 now, folks, and if you thought that MMO studios would hunker down and ride out the...

MMO Week in Review: Saluting fallen devs, watching sci-fi MMOs fight

It's been a week, fam. The MMORPG genre weathered one of its worst tragedies, losing two developers in the span of just a few...
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MMO Week in Review: Crimson Desert and Path of Exile 2

Korean powerhouse Pearl Abyss dropped a bombshell this week by announcing multiple new MMORPGs, including Crimson Desert, a full-scale AAA MMO due to...

MMO Week in Review: Ending LOTRO’s Black Book of Mordor

Lord of the Rings Online put a capstone on the Black Book of Mordor storyline this past week with the launch of its...

MMO Week in Review: BlizzCon’s WoW Shadowlands, Diablo 4, and Overwatch 2

Another BlizzCon has now come and gone, leaving some folks confused and conflicted after the exciting announcements of World of Warcraft Shadowlands,...

MMO Week in Review: Oh no Bethsoft what is you doin

It just wouldn't be fall without a Fallout 76 debacle and the continuing perversion of what was once meant to be its