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Perfect Ten: 10 more MMOs you’ve already forgotten ever existed, from Elyon to Defiance

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Last year, I assembled a list of 10 former MMOs that not only have ceased to exist but have ceased to be remembered (for...

Amazon Games shares its long focus approach while saying that the Lord of the Rings MMO is ‘not too far away’

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It can be pretty easy to assume that the strategy of Amazon Games is to throw handfuls of anything at the wall to see...

MOBA-like battle royale Battle Crush begins its free-to-play early access to scathing Steam reviews

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What do you get when you take shrunken mythological heroes as well as a couple of random mascots and pit them against one another...

Fight or Kite: Battle Crush is a snack-sized take on the mythological battle royale scene

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Imagine taking a bit of the theme from SMITE (really the only good part about SMITE in my estimation), the common battle royale grab-and-go...

Guild Wars 2’s new housing looks like WildStar’s islands plus the old Hall of Monuments

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Ever since ArenaNet announced Guild Wars 2's Janthir Wilds expansion, there's been considerable debate among core Guild Wars 2 players and dedicated MMORPG housing...

Throne & Liberty KR showcases updates to progression, new activities, a new region, and artifact system

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Earlier this week, NCSoft brought a four hour-long smorgasbord of information out of Throne & Liberty's Korean version, with devs hosting a TL meet-up...

SGF 2024: Hands-on with NCsoft’s long-awaited Throne and Liberty, launching September 17

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Most of the games I played at Summer Game Fest were more enjoyable than I expected - including Throne and Liberty, which was probably...

NCsoft’s Battle Crush sets early access for June 27, opens crossplatform registration today

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NCsoft's next big thing is coming June 27th! No, not Throne and Liberty; we're talking about its new cross-platform brawler, Battle Crush. The company...

Former City of Heroes developers talk design chaos, sequels, and the MMO’s enduring legacy

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Last night, I happened to log into City of Heroes Homecoming just as the team was posting up the promised mega Q&A with former...

Throne & Liberty producer resigns as mobile version rumors surface

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If you were already harboring doubts about the prospects of Throne & Liberty's western launch, then prepare to possibly hoist another mental red flag:...

Perfect Ten: My top 10 favorite MMOs across two decades

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Normally in these Perfect Ten lists, I'm very outward-facing. I like to create lists that are as helpful or amusing as possible for others...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Previewing Guild Wars 2 Secrets of the Obscure’s final chapter, The Midnight King

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It's strange to say it after just one year, but Guild Wars 2's Secrets of the Obscure era is drawing to a close! Don't...

NCsoft Q1 2024: Guild Wars 2 is on one hell of a revenue streak as Throne & Liberty stalls

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NCsoft's Q1 2024 financial report is a tale of two worlds as mobile games continue their decline in popularity. Corporate revenues fell 17% compared...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO companies care about game preservation?

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With game preservation back in the news thanks to Ubisoft's The Crew criming and the Stop Killing Games initiative, I thought it would be...

Cutesy golfing MMO PangYa sunsets in Thailand, marking the official end of the game

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Unless you're an MMO fan of a certain vintage, the name of the game PangYa is probably going to sound odd to you without...

Massively Overthinking: The loss of ArcheAge

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Last week's admission from Kakao that XLGAMES is pulling the plug on ArcheAge really hit me, and I'm still trying to process why because...

Lineage II debuts a commemorative anniversary trailer as NCsoft works to address server crashes

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A milestone like 20 years of operation is the perfect reason to celebrate in big style, and that's just what Lineage II is looking...
Also, let's just put this out there, how about more robots?

Into the Super-Verse: A toast to City of Heroes’ 20th birthday

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How does you mark your first true MMO experience? Anarchy Online technically was the first MMO I ever played, although I was on dial-up,...

City of Heroes rogue server Sanctuary, which was hacked and sunsetted in 2021, is coming back

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If you can stretch your mind back into the long, long ago of 2021, back when the open revival of City of Heroes was...

Homecoming celebrates City of Heroes’ 20th anniversary with a Paragon Studios dev Q&A

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Believe it or not, this week marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of the original City of Heroes - and naturally, the officially...

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