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Final Fantasy XI introduces its April version update

This month's update for Final Fantasy XI is a bit lighter than usual, and in the video digest for the update it's...
Sitting around.

Crowfall’s latest ACE Q&A covers class design and the safety of the ArtCraft team

We've all gotten accustomed to videos from the Crowfall team, but the latest ACE Q&A video is a little different from usual as...
Less of this and more lantern-y.

ArcheAge kicks off the Lantern Festival as a tribute to the lost

The development team at ArcheAge is encouraging everyone to stay home and stay safe, and part of how you do that is by...
This is how I win.

The World of Warcraft player who cleared all of the game’s achievements has done it again

Back in 2018, a World of Warcraft player by the (in-game) name of Xirev made a splash when his Blood Elf Mage managed...
Well, that might not be a great sign.

Final Fantasy XIV wraps up its Shadowbringers creation documentary while preparing for patch 5.25

A big chunk of Final Fantasy XIV gameplay involves re-fighting familiar content. If you play the game, you know that. The final documentary...
dem bones

Sea of Thieves is heading to Steam with full cross-play capability

It may not be the biggest sort of cross-platform news, but after enjoying a lengthy stretch of life as a Windows 10 and Xbox...
Very, very, very late.

Phantasy Star Online 2 confirms that the PC version is still arriving this spring

There are people playing the official North American version of Phantasy Star Online 2 right now, but only on the Xbox One. The...
I'll never let go, Jack. I'll never let go.

Prosperous Universe prepares to give population more punch with the Populous update

The next major update to Prosperous Universe has been dubbed Populous, and it's all about population... except in some ways, it might...
Awesome toy banned.

PlanetSide 2 reboots its Outfit Wars qualifier after exploits

The good news about PlanetSide 2's Outfit Wars revamp is that the qualifiers have produced lots of good data for the developers to...
This round babby likes you

Black Desert gets an April Fools’ event on PC, Drieghan on console, and new events on mobile

Whew! The down side of having so many different versions of Black Desert is that when an update day rains, it pours. And...
Pang pang pang

Ashes of Creation plans its alpha one testing starting in May

Make it through this stretch of time, Ashes of Creation, because good things are coming in the future. Specifically, they'll be arriving in...
Huh. That... huh.

Shroud of the Avatar disables a big experience boost to get rid of shared experience pools

There was a 10x quest experience bonus in Shroud of the Avatar, but it has been disabled now. But the reason is actually...

Defiance and Defiance 2050 are both kicking off Armistice Day festivities

You have to give both Defiance 2050 and the original Defiance credit, since they both are living up to their names. Somehow the...
Might as well jump.

Phantasy Star Online 2 provides closed beta players with rewards for participation

Technically speaking, Phantasy Star Online 2 is currently still in beta testing, but since it's an open beta test it's close enough to...
Normal dog.

Final Fantasy XI kicks off the New Beginnings Early Spring campaigns on April 11

Increased seals! Increased crests! Increased rewards from content! All of this and more arrives in Final Fantasy XI starting on April 11th with...
Contact and lenses.

Star Trek Online expands First Contact Day starting on April 2

It's just about time to celebrate humanity's first steps to the stars in Star Trek Online... or the fictional version of the same,...
Dig it.

RuneScape adds in the new Archaeology skill for excavating and cleaning artifacts

We promise you, after this line there will be absolutely no jokes about whether or not you can "dig" the latest skill added to...
Probably without the album that slaps, too.

DC Universe Online brings out a Birds of Prey episode on April 16

If you haven't already seen the movie Birds of Prey, you can actually get that on streaming right now. That's cool. It also means...

World of Warcraft adds in Legacy Loot mode for Legion raids and dungeons

As the saying goes, it's better late than never. Adding in Legacy Loot for World of Warcraft's prior expansion (Legion) certainly feels late...
Got to know free.

Blue Protocol starts its Japanese closed beta testing on April 23

The beta test for Blue Protocol had to be delayed a little bit before based on COVID-19, but it was always just...