World of Warcraft general manager John Hight leaves Blizzard ‘to explore new opportunities and challenges’

The World of Warcraft team and Blizzard at large has seen another one of its long-standing senior devs leave the company. After 12 years,...

The MOP Up: Dungeon & Fighter Mobile’s Chinese launch crashes from high demand

Dungeon & Fighter is one of those odd franchises that nobody seems to notice in the west but is incredibly, obscenely, immensely popular in...

Hearthstone launches a new mini-set, readies new twist season, and continues card balancing

Apparently Dr. Boom is getting kind of jelly of Professor Whizbang being the premiere tinkerer in the canon of Hearthstone, and he's going to...

Elder Scrolls Online discusses Gold Road’s Tales of Tribute update and Brazil community gathering

Last week, MOP's Justin alluded to Elder Scrolls Online's Tales of Tribute as one of the game's many systems features that were added and...

Tamriel Infinium: Four reasons you should stop sleeping on Elder Scrolls Online

The paradox of Elder Scrolls Online is that while it continues to be a Top 5 MMO thanks to the studio muscle and IP...

Hearthstone’s latest balance patch focuses on nerfing cards that ‘remove player agency’

If you've played a collectible card game of any stripe, you're probably familiar with card combos and deck strategies that effectively make it impossible...
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WoW Factor: Exit BlizzCon, for good this time?

Back in 2021, we learned that there was not going to be a BlizzCon 2022. This did not surprise me, and I penned a...

Kickstarted MMORPG-turned-TCG Genfanad gives up, will sunset April 30

ArcheAge isn't the only MMORPG announcing a sunset this week: Kickstarter success Genfanad is apparently closing its doors too. Genfanad is a browser-based nostalgia-driven indie...

Tamriel Infinium: Will Elder Scrolls Online Gold Road’s spell scribing be a gamechanger?

All the way back in 1996, Bethesda introduced an interesting feature with its second Elder Scrolls RPG. Daggerfall included "spellcrafting," a system that allowed...

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis marks three years with Halpha’s Super Origin Festival

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is kicking off a celebration of its third anniversary this week with a big event that has a...

Wisdom of Nym: Does Final Fantasy XIV not have enough minigames?

Based on a wholly out-of-context reading, the headline for this edition of Wisdom of Nym might sound completely ridiculous. Final Fantasy XIV is not...

The MOP Up: FFXIV recaps its PAX East appearance

In case you missed it in person, you can catch up with all of Final Fantasy XIV's PAX East 2024 developments in a recap...

Hearthstone has kicked off its fairytale season 7 and the new battlegrounds duos mode

Blizzard has been busy the past week, and now it's turned its attention back over to Hearthstone, which officially launched its Battlegrounds Duos mode...

Blizzard’s return to China has already counted over two million interested WoW players

After over a year of bad blood following the removal of most all Blizzard's games from China, the World of Warcraft studio is poised...

EverQuest II devs address everything from hardcore servers and Player Studio to Isle of Refuge and Legends of Norrath

Back in February, Daybreak's Darkpaw Games opened up an ask-me-anything thread on the EverQuest II official forums - and now the dev team is...

Hearthstone launches co-op Battlegrounds Duos with April 16’s season 7

Blizzard has taken the stress-free packaging off its new Hearthstone toy, announcing the impending launch of Battlegrounds Duos, which the team first previewed at...

Global Chat: What should we be thinking about Guild Wars 3?

The surprising (and not surprising) news that ArenaNet has the go-ahead from NCsoft to develop Guild Wars 3 sent ripples of interest, confusion, and...

April Fools’ Day 2024 events and gags from around the MMORPG world

Welcome to weird MMORPG game mode day! I mean, April Fools' Day - not that we're sorry a lot of the "pranks" have become...

Diablo IV spruces up its looks, Diablo Immortal drops its first 2024 update, and Hearthstone updates its core set

Blizzard's being quite the busy little bee this week, so let's check in with the studio's multiplayer titles to see what's happening lately. Diablo Immortal...
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Hearthstone celebrates its 10th anniversary with gifts and World of Warcraft promotions

Where were you 10 years ago this month? There's a good probability that you were part of the curious crowd downloading Blizzard's new Warcraft-themed...