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MMO Week in Review: Blizzard’s depletion and a trip to Bespin

Activision-Blizzard stole the week of news when our little ol' post about how Blizzard itself has now dropped almost 29% of its active playerbase...

MMO Week in Review: Casting judgment on Guild Wars 2’s Judgment

Guild Wars 2 stole the spotlight this week, and whether you thought it was a good thing or a bad thing probably depends on...

MMO Week in Review: Like butter that has been scraped over too much bread

The good news is that Lord of the Rings Online got its Bilbo adventures update out this week, not all that long after its...

MMO Week in Review: So LOTRO is breathing easier right about now

It's pretty rare that a story that broke over the weekend is the most interesting thing to have happened all week unless it's a...

MMO Week in Review: The Dual Universe disturbance

I can count on one hand the number of prominent MMORPG studios that aren't forthcoming with customers about who is actually in charge, and...

MMO Week in Review: Little hope left for Cyberpunk 2077 multiplayer

Cyberpunk 2077 all but killed off any remaining hope that a multiplayer version is still on deck, thanks to a corporate vision that will...
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MMO Week in Review: Betas for Magic Legends and WoW Classic Burning Crusade

Magic Legends soft-launched on PC this week with an open beta that attracted a lot of attention and lot of grouching too, culminating in...

MMO Week in Review: Wildwood, Dark Descent, and EverQuest’s 22nd

It wasn't a bad week for MMOs at all, we're happy to report, as LOTRO launched the Wildwood patch, EverQuest kicked off its 22nd...

MMO Week in Review: RIFT deserves better

Gamigo's bad news continued this week as we learned that multiple RIFT developers had been laid off. While Gamigo says RIFT is "contributing a...

MMO Week in Review: Blade & Soul’s revival, ArcheAge’s fresh starts

At this point, it seems as if Gamigo has entirely given up on trying to appease disgruntled ArcheAge fans, as smack in the middle...
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MMO Week in Review: Gamigo’s game-pocalypse

Gamigo laid waste to its MMO stable this week, devastating the fanbases for Defiance, Twin Saga, and Eden Eternal - and worrying players of...

MMO Week in Review: BlizzConline’s biggest news

BlizzConline wasn't packed full of major surprises, thanks to educated guesswork and a devastating leak of all the WoW news the day before. But...

MMO Week in Review: WoW’s valor, Elite’s jerks

Demonstrating once again why we can't have nice things, World of Warcraft dangled valor in front of players only to yank its original meaning...

MMO Week in Review: Endwalker

It's not the end, but it is an end: Final Fantasy XIV announced its Endwalker expansion this past Friday during its showcase. Launch is...

MMO Week in Review: Gamestonk, Amazon, Jagex, and Blackwood

Well this was a fun week - the week everyone learned how to stock market, and it was all thanks to GameStop, which is...

MMO Week in Review: Guild Wars 2’s Power, KingsIsle’s acquisition

This week in MMOs, Guild Wars 2 showed its true Power with... its Power episode. Chapter. Thing. Plus, KingsIsle got bought by Gamigo's parent...

MMO Week in Review: LOTRO plz

So Lord of the Rings Online appears to have kicked off 2021 the way it ended 2020: on fire. This week, SSG was cheered...

MMO Week in Review: Great expectations for (MMOs in) 2021

So that first week of 2021 has been... interesting. While I'm sure you all have more important things to do than hang out with...

MMO Week in Review: Riot’s MMO, Albion’s new owners, Elyria’s revival

Who says nothing interesting happens right before the December holidays? Riot's working on an MMORPG, Albion Online's studio just got bought out, City State...

MMO Week in Review: MMOs at the edge of 2021, from Crimson Desert to Gates of Oblivion

While many PC and console gamers were obsessed with Cyberpunk 2077's launch this week, the MMO industry was busy delivering its outlook for the...