mmo roundup

MMO Week in Review: ‘Well, I’m back,’ LOTRO said

Lord of the Rings Online dominated headlines this week thanks to a week and a half of outages with feeble communication indeed....

MMO Week in Review: One does not simply log into LOTRO

I mean you can try, but you can't actually do it right now. It's calling you like the ring calls Boromir, but you're Gimli...

MMO Week in Review: WoW opens the gates for Shadowlands beta testing

So that sure was another week in MMOs! World of Warcraft stole the show with its big reveal for Shadowlands and the...

MMO Week in Review: A house divided, a wedding, a do-over, and a TV show

It was a hodge-podge week for MMOs, yet one without a dull moment: Epic Games reneged on its promise to release Conan Exiles...

MMO Week in Review: Mixer calls it quits

It was a depressing week for online gaming and the extended community: Mixer folded, setting free everyone on the platform, plus a wave of...

MMO Week in Review: A new Star Wars online multiplayer experience

This week in the world of MMOs, we cheered for Star Wars Squadrons' multiplayer, welcomed Path of Exile's Harvest League, got a...

MMO Business Roundup: PAX Online, PAX Aus, games for ADHD, Epic’s $17B valuation

Welcome back to another quick roundup of video games business and industry news that bumps into our little old MMO genre over here. PAX: PAX...

MMO Week in Review: Torchlight III’s early access, No Man’s Sky’s crossplay

Even with the absence of E3 this June, gaming is doing just fine: This week, MMO players saw the launch of Elite's fleet...
All I remember is that he was African-American.

MMO Week in Review: Solidarity, Odyssey, and mourning FFXIV’s Fan Festival

This week, the news across the US and the world focused on the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement, and gaming joined in the...

MMO Week in Review: Elder Scrolls Online’s Greymoor, Guild Wars 2’s living story, and the PSO2 clowncar

This week - along with the rest of 2020 - is not being kind to the world, but for MMOs, it's not been wholly...

MMO Week in Review: At least ArcheAge is consistent?

Here's the thing about bad news: MMO players are used to it by now. The best way to deliver news like "the game isn't...
This is what happens when you give guns to plants.

MMO Week in Review: Guild Wars 2 rolls back, Fallout 76 pushes forward

This week in MMOs, Guild Wars 2 botched rewards for its EU rollback, we mused over the quarterly financials for Pearl Abyss...

MMO Week in Review: Population Zero hits early access; early access hits back

Survival MMO Population Zero rolled into Steam early access this week, but it was a bumpy ride, followed by apologies and patches...

MMO Week in Review: The pandemic racks up more MMO delays and cancellations

Remember a few weeks ago when we wondered how many more MMO launches and patches and events would suffer delays and cancellations thanks...
Let us pray.

MMO Week in Review: LOTRO and Guild Wars celebrate big birthdays

Business is booming for MMOs and online games, as the world under lockdown nevertheless turned in a stellar games industry revenue report card...

MMO Week in Review: Earnestly hoping for Fallout’s redemption

The global pandemic continues canceling gaming events, but MMOs keep on going - some of them better than ever. Fallout 76,

MMO Week in Review: MMORPG pandemic delays, from New World to FFXIV

Multiple MMORPGs fell victim to pandemic-related delays this week, both large ones and small delays, including New World, Elder Scrolls Online,

MMO Week in Review: AIR’s Elyon rebrand, Elyria’s ‘road to nowhere’

There's no slowing down for the MMO industry right now, which feels pretty bizarre under the circumstances, but here we are. This week, we...

MMO Week in Review: Elyria’s suspended storm, Guild Wars 2’s lie of omission

Even in the middle of a pandemic, the MMO industry manages to keep ramping up the news. Not only did Chronicles of Elyria...

MMO Week in Review: Finding refuge in MMOs from WoW to LOTRO

This week was both the spring equinox and St Patrick's Day, but you wouldn't know it from the world, which is still reeling from...